Dr. Paula Holoviak, associate professor in the Department of Political Science, has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the Center for Rural Pennsylvania to evaluate the impact of the Hotel Room Tax upon Rural Pennsylvania's Tourism Industry. This research will examine the tourism development and promotion infrastructure in rural Pennsylvania and make recommendations on ways to sustain the industry in these changing times. The Center for Rural Pennsylvania is a bipartisan, bicameral research agency of the Pennsylvania legislature charged with providing policy analysis and recommendations on issues affecting Pennsylvania's rural communities and rural residents.
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For additional information, please contact Gil Clary, Office of Assessment, firstname.lastname@example.org at x6-4344. In order to plan for lunch, kindly RSVP by Jan. 6 to Kathi Malloy, Office of Assessment, email@example.com at x6-5933. Please join us in this important work.
December 17 -
6 a.m.-6 p.m. (Pool 8-9 a.m., 12-1 p.m.)
December 18-19 - CLOSED
December 20-23 - 6 a.m.-6
p.m. (Pool 8-9 a.m., 12-1 p.m.)
24 - Jan. 2 -
- Jan. 14 -
6 a.m.-6 p.m. closed; Sat. & Sun. (Pool 8-9 a.m., 12-1 p.m.)
January 15 -
January 16 -
Regular semester hours resume
Attention AFSCME Local 2234 members:
Please attend a special meeting on Monday, Dec. 20, at 6 p.m. in Boehm
261. The union will be having a meeting to ratify a proposal concerning
PEBTF contributions. We will be taking a vote at this time and answering
any questions or concerns.
Check out the pictures of the residence halls decorated for the holidays in the "Deck the Halls" competition at http://www.flickr.com/photos/kutztownuniversity/sets/72157625480657627/.
Episode 1: Nubia: Starting in the desert north of Khartoum in modern Sudan, Casely-Hayford journeys to the ancient sites of Kerma, Jebel Barkal, and Meroe to explore a long-lost kingdom that apparently fell victim to climate change.
Episode 2: Ethiopia: Did the emperors of Ethiopia really descend from the biblical King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba? Casely-Hayford surveys the Judeo-Christian influences in the land’s art, language, and architecture, dating back centuries.
Episode 3: Great Zimbabwe: Shrouded in mystery, the ruins of Great Zimbabwe rise from an unlikely spot in Africa’s interior. Casely-Hayford traces an ancient gold-trading route inland from the eastern coast and explores the city that served as its source.
Episode 4: West Africa: The magnificent Benin bronzes in the British Museum inspire Casely-Hayford to undertake a quest for their origin. The search takes him to modern-day Nigeria and Mali, where the art of fine metalworking has thrived for generations.
Friday: Baked tilapia, cheese lasagna, cilantro lime brown rice, stir fry
vegetables, wax beans. Soups of the day are Manhattan clam chowder and
The following dining locations will have the following hours this week:
Academic Grounds: 7 a.m. – 3:30 p.m
All other locations will be open normal hours.
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(Announcements and other information that have previously appeared in the Daily Brief.)
On Saturday, Dec. 18, from 1 a.m. - 8 a.m. our Desire2Learn server will be upgraded to version 9.1. Access should be available again shortly after 8 a.m. on Dec. 18. We appreciate your patience during this transition. If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The Sociology Comprehensive Exam for spring 2011 and fall 2011
graduates will begin Jan. 11, 2011 with the distribution of the Theory Section
questions by e-mail. Students planning to take any or all sections of the exam
spring 2011 need to sign-up with the department secretary, Lori Dahlquist,
by Dec. 28. To sign up, please drop by the Anthropology and Sociology Department
office in Old Main 467 from 8 a.m.- noon or 1 - 4:30 p.m. weekdays or e-mail
Reminder to all faculty and staff with direct deposit: There will be no printed pay statements beginning with tomorrow’s pay. Pay information will be accessed via Employee Self-Service. To ensure a smooth transition, we encourage you to begin using Employee Self Service (ESS) now. Further information is available on the HR website: http://hr.dept.kutztown.edu/pdf/NewPaperless.pdf
You can be a part of the solution… Help KU basketball and KU athletics work to end hunger!
Attend the KU matchup against Philadelphia University on Thursday, Dec. 30 at 2 p.m. By bringing a canned good donation to Thursday’s game - you will become a part of the solution and receive free admission into the game.