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Sept. 20, 2023

Chancellor Dan Greenstein speaking in front of a podium at Kutztown University

Open form with State System Chancellor Dan Greenstein

The Kutztown University community is invited to meet with Dr. Dan Greenstein, chancellor of the Pa. State System of Higher Education. Friday, Sept. 22, at 11:30 a.m. in 218 McFarland Student Union.

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Tutoring Services - Tutors are available for most 100- and 200-level courses and some upper-level courses. Academic Peer Mentors (APM) are available to all students. Students can sign up for an APM or tutor directly in Starfish using the tutor link next to their course or by using the "I Need Help" button in Starfish. 

Drop-In Tutoring Labs-No Appointment Necessary - Labs available in Business, CRJ, Computer Science, Math, POL-PHI and STEM.

The Wall That Heals Vietnam War Remembrance Take-Down Assistance - Military and Veterans Services is asking for assistance. Setup: Wed. Sept 20, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Take down Sun. Sept. 24, 2-6 p.m. Excused absences will be provided.

Pridefest Booth Table Registration Open for Clubs - Registration now open for a table at our Pridefest event on Oct. 19. Clubs not registered on Engage by Oct. 13 may not be accommodated on the day of the event.

Intramural Volleyball and Tailgate Game Leagues - Don't miss out on the chance to get involved in our intramural sports. There are two leagues that are still open to join. Please contact us with any questions.

Questions on Financial Literacy Topics? - The PSECU Financial Education Center is your on campus resource for any questions you may have regarding personal finances. Come see us in MSU 280.

Call for Presentations for PASSHE STEM Conference - 2023 PASSHE STEM Student Research Conference offers opportunities to all PASSHE students to present any research they have conducted in STEM disciplines.

Employee of the Month - Now is the time to submit nominations for the September 2023 Employee of the Month.

#ElectHer Free Non-Partisan Training Workshop - Register on Engage by Oct. 1 for free workshop promoting women in government. Event is Oct. 13 from 10 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. in MSU 218. Lunch and swag provided.


Wed. Sept. 20

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

Designing Your Career Path - 1 p.m. Learn to access the latest career info & resources and discover the value of career exploration in making informed career decisions Via Zoom.

Meet the Graduate Studies Dean - 4-5:30 p.m. OM Lobby. Drop by to meet and greet our new Grad Studies Dean, Dr. Carl Sheperis. Pizza, drinks and desserts. All are welcome.

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

Successful Interviewing Workshop - 11 a.m. Jobs are won in interviews. Find out what you must do before, during and after your interview. Gain an advantage over the competition. Stratton 116.

Heartstoppers Book Club - Join the weekly Book Club from 5-6 pm at the LGBTQ+ Resource Center at Boxwood House.

Thu. Sept. 21

Bagpipe Lessons - FREE - Learn to play the bagpipes for free. Group lessons held on Thursdays at 6 p.m. Online options are available through D2L. Contact .

National Opioid Awareness Day - If not now then when? Become informed and fight stigma. An hour with a harm reduction specialist, N. Charlanza. 11 a.m.-noon. Boehm 145.

Covid Queertet Live-Stream - A second live-streaming room has been added for "Covid Queertet" by Professor Deryl Johnson. 7 p.m. Admission is free, but tickets are required.

Bisexuality Visibility Day - 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Join the LGBTQ+ Resource Center staff at the MSU table by Starbucks for resources, buttons and info in celebration of Bisexual Visibility Day.

Fri. Sept. 22

State System Chancellor Open Forum - 11:30 a.m., 218 McFarland Student Union. A chance for the KU community to meet with PASSHE Chancellor Dan Greenstein.

Wagging Walks/Health & Wellness Services - Dog walking contributes to increased joy. 9 a.m. Start at the Health Center then we will travel to the North Side of Campus.

Feminist Friday at the Women's Center - 2 p.m. at Boxwood House. Join our staff in a stress-free celebration of International Day of Peace with information, discussion and a craft.

Volleyball vs. East Stroudsburg - 7 p.m. Keystone Hall.

Sat. Sept. 23

Field Hockey vs. Mercyhurst - 11 a.m. Andre Reed Stadium.

Volleyball vs. Lincoln - 1 p.m. Keystone Hall.

Mon. Sept. 25

Soft Skills: What Employers Want - 3 p.m. Employers want you to have soft skills. What are soft skills? Communication, professionalism, critical thinking and many more. Stratton 116.

Men's and Women's Tennis vs. Daemen - 10 a.m. Keystone Courts.

Tue. Sept. 26

Writing Your Resume & Cover Letter - 11 a.m. Learn the basics on how to write your resume and cover letter to best market your skills and obtain that interview! Stratton 116.

Understand Your Learning Style - Academic Forum 203, 11 a.m. How do you learn best? Discover your success through how you learn best.

Study Abroad Information Table - 11 a.m. to noon.  Are you interested in studying abroad? Stop by our table to chat and have questions answered. MSU lobby, next to the Cub Cafe.

Wed. Sept. 27

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

Using Social Media in Yor Job Search - 3 p.m. Learn how to use LinkedIn and other social media sites to boost your career prospects. Via Zoom.

AmeriCorps Info Session - 1 p.m. Through our nation’s most trying times, AmeriCorps has been there. Learn about the service opportunities/benefits. Via Zoom.

$10 Tickets for Jakob Dylan and the Wallflowers - 7:30 pm. Use your KU login, create an account and see the two-time Grammy winner live on stage in Schaeffer Auditorium. Avoid the lines and get your ticket now.