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Oct. 12, 2022

Winter Online Registration Open

KU’s 100% online winter session, which runs from Dec. 21 – Jan. 17, is a great way to catch up or stay focused on single course. 

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American Legion Veterans Scholarship Deadline - Eligible student veterans can apply online. Submit your application by the deadline: Fri. Oct. 14 at 4:30 p.m. 

Advising for Veterans and Military Benefits Users - Schedule an advising appointment with your advisor starting the week of Oct. 17. Priority class registration for the Spring 2023 semester is Oct. 27 & 28. 

VA Benefits Monthly Verification - Receive your monthly stipend or housing allowance by submitting your verification to the VA at the end of each month. More info - (610) 683-4228 

Employee of the Month - Now is the time to submit nominations for the September 2022 Employee of the Month! 

Undergraduate Commencement Speaker - Commencement Speaker applications are being accepted from undergraduate students graduating this fall. Application deadline: Oct. 17. 

Get $50 When You Refer a Friend to PSECU - Earn up to $500, for up to 10 members! Create your unique referral link and share it with friends and family! See rules via link. 

Apply for the KU Legacy Scholarship - This scholarship is open to children and siblings of KU alumni in their sophomore, junior, or senior year at KU. The application deadline is Nov. 15. 

KU Facilities Customer Survey - Tell Facilities how they are doing meeting your needs by filling out this survey.

Sign-up for Mock Interview Mania - Sign-up NOW for Oct. 24-28 mock interviews. Practice with a professional employer. Reserved for JRs and SRs. Space limited.

KU Student Site Visit to ADP’s Corporate Headquarters - Join us on Thu. Nov. 10. All majors are welcome but anyone interested in sales is highly encouraged to attend. The maximum number of students allowed is 25. Transportation provided. Register ASAP on Handshake. 

Winter Online Registration Open – KU’s 100% online winter session, which runs from Dec. 21 – Jan. 17, is a great way to catch up or stay focused on a single course. 

Save the Date: Keith Haring Fitness Court Dedication - Fri. Oct. 21, 2 p.m. at the corner of Normal Ave./Baldy St. (Near Kemp Building).


Wed. Oct. 12

Study Abroad Information Session - Come visit us in MSU 116, the Mini-Auditorium from 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. to learn more about the study abroad process.

KU Custodial Appreciation Day1-4 p.m. Sharadin Lobby & 11 p.m. - midnight in Old Main Concourse. Enjoy coffee and cake and take a moment to thank your custodian! Come out and join the Celebration!

On-Campus KU Internship and Job Fair – 12-3 p.m. in MSU 218. There will be more than 65 employers attending. Please come dressed professionally and with copies of your resume. For a list of employers coming to the fair, please log on to Handshake. Questions? Call 610-683-4067. 

Women’s Soccer vs. Bloomsburg - 3 p.m. Keystone Field (Live Stats | Live Video)

Thu. Oct. 13 

Internship & Job Search Strategies - Discover the ways to find jobs and internships as well as learning the art of networking & tips to locate "hidden jobs" at 11 p.m. Via Zoom. 

KU Campus Store Art Appreciation Day Sale - Stop in and save 10% on art supplies. VIP or want to sign up? Save 15% off your purchase of art supplies! One day only | While supplies last | Excludes other discounts.

Good Morning Starshine the Earth Says Come Get Beverages and Snacks - 7:30-11:30 a.m. and free flu shots 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Health Center.

Pride Fest and Coming Out Day - MSU 218. Kutztown’s Annual PrideFest is joining with our National Coming Out Day event! Come out to be yourself and love yourself.

Fri. Oct. 14 

Clay Club Project Night: Figurines - Come to Sharadin 108 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. to learn how to sculpt small-scale human figures with Yasmine Beyruti, who is skilled with detailed faces and tiny props. 

Hispanic Heritage Celebration - Join us for our Bears at Night program on Fri. Oct. 14 at 7 p.m. in South Dining Hall Room 1. 

Get a Federal Government Job - This federal government session will introduce you to job searching strategies as well as how to create a federal resume at 2 p.m. Via Zoom. 

Reproductive Rally Poster Making - Before we march on Oct.17, join us for poster making in Boxwood House at 4 p.m.! Bring materials if you have them; supplies are limited. 

Good Morning Starshine the Earth Says Come Get Beverages and Snacks - 7:30-11:30 a.m. and walks with furry guests 9 a.m. - noon at the Health Center. 

Women’s Volleyball vs. East Stroudsburg - 7 p.m. Keystone Arena (Live Stats | Video)

Mon. Oct. 17 

Homecoming Week - View the Schedule of Events

Tarot Study Group - Join the Tarot Study Group at the LGBTQ+ Resource Center on Mondays in October at 4 p.m. in Boxwood House. 

Student Rally for Reproductive Rights - Join us on the DMZ at 4:30 p.m. for a march across campus followed by a series of student speakers in MSU 218 to bring awareness to reproductive rights. 

Tue. Oct. 18 

1866 Minute Giving Challenge - For 1866 minutes, the Kutztown University community unites as one to support all.  Why 1866?  that's the year KU was founded!

KUR's 1866 Minute Broadcast - Coinciding with the annual 1866 Giving Challenge, check out KUR's Live shows throughout the challenge.

The Roar: Homecoming Open Mic Night with Yaniza - Join OSI and KUAB for another exciting night filled with amazing talent from our student body and featuring a special guest performer. 

Bi-Weekly Book Club - Join us at the LGBTQ+ Resource Center for the Bi-Weekly Book Club at 2:00 p.m. in Boxwood House.  

Writing Your Resume & Cover Letter - Learn the basics on how to write your resume and cover letter to best market your skills and obtain that interview at 11 a.m. Via Zoom.  

Choosing a Major - Explore myths and facts about majors and careers and how you can narrow down options to make the best decision for your future at 11 a.m. AF 101. 

Advisement 101 with Dr. Fares - 11 a.m. in AF 203. Figuring out what classes you need for your major seems so complex. Meet with an advisor to help map what you need in semesters ahead.

Wed. Oct. 19 

Open Hour With Provost - Students are invited to drop by and chat with the Provost, Dr. Lorin Basden Arnold, during her open office hour at 3 p.m. in Old Main concourse. 

Soft Skills: What Employers Want - Employers want you to have soft skills. What are soft skills you ask? Communication, professionalism, critical thinking and many more.  11 a.m. via Zoom.

Psi-Psychology Club's Kahoot Night - 3:30 p.m. in Old Main 123. Fun-filled Kahoot night on Kutztown University and Psychology. You need not be a Psychology Major to attend.