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Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - Vol. 2014 #567

 Events

    Upcoming Golden Bear Home and Post Season Athletic Events
     
    Wednesday, Apr. 16-18 – Women’s Bowling AT USBC National Championships (Reno, Nev.) – Women’s Tennis vs. Goldey-Beacom – 3:30 p.m. (Keystone Courts) Thursday, Apr. 17-18 – Men’s Tennis AT PSAC Semifinals – West Chester, Pa. Saturday, Apr. 19 – Baseball vs. Lock Haven (DH) – 1 p.m. (North Campus Field) Tuesday, Apr. 22 – Baseball vs. Chestnut Hill – 3 p.m. (North Campus Field)
     
    For further information please visit http://www.kubears.com/
     
    Sports Information


    Interfaith Discussion
     
    Learn about and discuss the basic pillars of faith in Islam, Christianity and Judaism. Tonight at 5 p.m. in AF 103.
     
    For further information please visit http://www.kutztown.edu/international
     
    Nicole Becker, Assistant Director, International Student Organization


    Kutztown University Composition Conference
     
    Come hear student writers present their work at the KU Composition Conference on Thursday, Apr. 17 from 9 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. in the MSU.
     
    Kathleen Hartman, Professor, English Department, KUCC Conference Planning Committee


    Asian Martial Arts Session
     
    Presented by KU professor Dr. Allan Back and co-sponsored by KU Philosophy club. Thursday, Apr. 17 at 11 a.m. in AF 103.
     
    For further information please visit http://www.kutztown.edu/international
     
    Nicole Becker, Assistant Director, International Admissions


    Taiko Drum Performances
     
    Thursday, Apr. 17 at 11 a.m. & noon in MSU 218.
     
    For further information please visit http://www.kutztown.edu/international
     
    Nicole Becker, Assistant Director, International Admissions


    International Fair
     
    Handmade cards, crafts, country displays, and more. Thursday, Apr.17 from 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. in MSU 218.
     
    For further information please visit http://www.kutztown.edu/international
     
    Nicole Becker, Assistant Director, International Admissions


    Introduction to Career Development
     
    Access the latest career info & discover the value of career exploration in making informed career decisions. Thursday, Apr. 17 from 11- 11:50 a.m. in MSU 250.
     
    Career Development Center


    How Women Are Changing the World
     
    Thursday, Apr. 17 at 7 p.m. in AF 101. Speaker Pamela Varkony talks about traveling to Afghanistan and the status of women in the developing world.
     
    For further information please visit http://www.kutztown.edu/international
     
    Nicole Becker, Assistant Director, International Admissions


    AXP's Dodgeball for Epilepsy
     
    $5 per player, teams of 6-8. $3 spectator fee that also serves as a raffle ticket. All proceeds go to the Epilepsy foundation of New Jersey. Thursday, Apr. 17 from 8- 11 p.m. in the field house.
     
    For further information please visit https://www.facebook.com/groups/258219827690613/
     
    Nicholas Whitelock, Active member, Alpha Chi Rho


    Holy Week at Saint Christopher Catholic Newman Center
     
    Holy Thursday (Apr. 17 at 9 p.m.), Good Friday (Apr. 18 at 12 p.m.), and Easter Sunday (Apr. 20 at 9 p.m. in upstairs chapel).
     
    Matthew Kuna, Saint Christopher Catholic Newman Center


    Smash! Crash! Blast! Game Night
     
    Come join the Gamers on Friday, Apr. 18 at 6 p.m. in MSU 218. There will be 3 main tournaments, casual gaming, food, and grand prizes.
     
    For further information please visit https://orgsync.com/68720/events/768602/occurrences/1575377
     
    Brittany Beaudoin, ACE Major Programs Coordinator, Gamers of KU


    Writing Center Sunday Night Hours
     
    Come to the UWC walk-in Sunday night hours from 6- 8 p.m. in Old Main 132 for help with any final writing assignment and enter to win a KUWC t-shirt. No appointment necessary; enter through Public Safety. All students who come for help on Apr. 20 and 27 will be entered to win a KUWC t-shirt.
     
    University Relations


    KU Mascot Tryouts
     
    Monday, Apr. 21 from 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. in the Student Rec Center, Room 200. For more information email: avalanche@kutztown.edu or call: (610)683-4681.
     
    Brittany Bridi, Intern, KU Athletics


    Assistant VP for Enrollment Management Open Forums
     
    The search committee for the Assistant VP for Enrollment Management invites faculty, students and staff to open forums with the candidates for this position beginning Monday, Apr. 21. The candidate's resumes are available in Stratton 109. For the list of candidates and forum times click on the link below.

     
    For further information please visit http://www2.kutztown.edu/about-ku/administrative-offices/enrollment-management/assistant-vp-search.htm
     
    Tammy Moyer


    Body Image Process Group
     
    A 4 week program aimed at increasing body image and self-esteem. Run by master-level counseling students using mindfulness based techniques. The group meets on Mondays from 1:30- 3:30 p.m. in the women's center oasis (OM 3).
     
    For further information please visit http://www.kutztown.edu/admin/womens/
     
    Sara and Jessica, Graduate Assistant, KU Women's Center


    Peter Riffle '68
     
    will be coming to campus on Monday, Apr. 21 from 5:30- 7:30 p.m. in MSU 183. He taught for over 40 year at various schools so he knows firsthand what it's like to be challenged on both sides of the desk.
     
    For further information please visit https://orgsync.com/68830/chapter
     
    Kelly Wilcox, President, Phoenix Group


    Study Abroad & NSE Information Table
     
    Tuesday, Apr. 22 from 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. in MSU. Speak with KU study abroad & NSE staff to find out which study away opportunities are available for you.
     
    For further information please visit http://www.kutztown.edu/studyabroad
     
    Nicole Becker, Assistant Director, International Admissions


    Walk of No Shame
     
    A march around campus to raise awareness about the perpetuation of rape culture and victim shaming. Tuesday, Apr. 22 at 11 a.m. in Old Main 3.
     
    Angela Kessler, Please use this for



    Writing Your Resume & Cover Letter
     
    Learn the basics on how to write your resume & cover letter to best market your skills & obtain that interview. Tuesday, Apr. 22 from 11- 11:50 a.m. in MSU 250.
     
    Career Development Center


    Peace Corps Information Session
     
    Come participate in a Q&A presentation to learn about the organization and how to get involved. Tuesday, Apr. 22 from 4- 4:50 p.m. in MSU 116.
     
    Career Development Center


    Sexual Harassment Workshop
     
    An event that features definitions, scenarios, discussions and policies relevant to men and women. Tuesday, Apr. 22 at 6 p.m. in Old Main 287.
     
    Angela Kessler



    MSU Galleries
     
    Brick Wall- Home: Apr. 11-25;  Bear's Den- Fabricated Memories: Apr. 4- 18;  Corner- Keyponsane Imweered: Apr. 11-25.
     
    For further information please visit http://www2.kutztown.edu/MSU
     
    Rachel Zuppo, Art Gallery Coordinator, MSU Gallery

 Announcements

    Upgrade for University Single-Sign-On Service
     
    The installation of the SSL security software for the Single-Sign-On system will occur between 9:00 and 11:00 p.m. on Friday, Apr. 18. The Single-Sign-On service will be unavailable for up to two hours. Systems that will be impacted on Friday evening include: Student Microsoft Office 365 Email, Keystone Library Network KLN, Lynda.com, KUnited, and Symplicity.
     
    University Relations


    It's International Week at KU
     
    Featuring events like panel discussions, drum performances, and inspiring talks. Events Tuesday- Thursday.
     
    For further information please visit http://www.kutztown.edu/international
     
    Nicole Becker, Assistant Director, International Admissions


    KUBoK Basket Giveaway
     
    KUBoK Neighborhood Watch is seeking student groups to donate gift baskets to raise money for their program. Please email kubokwatch@gmail.com
     
    For further information please visit http://www2.kutztown.edu/safety-and-emergency-information/kubok.htm
     
    Jen Spencer, Graduate Assistant for KUBoK, KUBoK Neighborhood Watch


    T-Shirt Pick Up
     
    T-Shirts are still available at the MSU info desk for students who chose the t-shirt option of the customer service survey.
     
    Jenna Keppel


    Want a Job Helping Other Students?
     
    Apply to become an Academic or First-Year Coach. 2.75 overall GPA and great interpersonal skills required. Email: scappaticc@kutztown.edu.
     
    For further information please visit http://www2.kutztown.edu/AcademicEnrichment
     
    Laura Scappaticci, Coordinator for Student Success, Center for Academic Success and Achievement


    MSU Movie Series
     
    This week's MSU Movie Series film is American Hustle. Check out the movie series webpage for more information.
     
    For further information please visit http://www2.kutztown.edu/MSUMovies
     
    John Alfero