, associate director, Housing and Residential Services
2011 Genealogy Conference and Bus Tour - The Genealogy
Conference, held in the Academic Forum on Sept. 10, is set to feature keynote
speakers Helmut Schmahl with his talk called “Beyond Lederhosen and Sauerkraut:
Everyday Life in Germany in the 18th and 19th Centuries,” Philip Otterness and
“The 1709 Palatine Migration and Its Colonial Legacy,” and John T. Humphrey
discussing “Des Landmanns Advokat.” Registration cost for this event is $60 per
Held in conjunction with the Conference is the Genealogy Conference Bus Tour: Tour the Tulpehocken. Participants will tour the historic Tulpehocken region, viewing sites such as the Conrad Weiser Homestead, Fort Zeller and Reed's Cemetary. This tour is only open to those who also attend the Conference. Registration for the Bus Tour is $60 per person. Registration forms are available at http://www.kutztown.edu/community/pgchc/library/. For more information, please call Lucy Kern at the Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center Library, 484-646-4165.
Amanda Richardson, public relations coordinator, Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center
The campus community is invited to recycle personally-owned old and unwanted electronics at Kutztown Area High School on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 19 and 20, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Old electronics, including computer towers, laptops, monitors, mice, keyboards, printers, copiers, scanners, fax machines, telephones are included and even small appliances such as toasters, radios, TV’s, VCR’s, and blenders - please, no glass. The event is open to anyone in Berks County.
(Large appliances such as refrigerators, dryers, air conditioners, and dishwashers, along with any items that have hazardous or bio-hazardous materials cannot be accepted.)
For a complete listing of items being accepted, please visit http://doubleclick.poweron.com. Businesses and institutions are encouraged to register before the event at doubleclick.poweron.com. All recycling services provided courtesy of Apple, Inc.
The Kutztown University football team will begin the 2011 season ranked 23rd in the American Football Coaches’ Association (AFCA) top 25 preseason poll released Monday afternoon.
It’s the fourth national preseason ranking for the Golden Bears, who were picked to finish second in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Eastern Division. The Golden Bears, under the direction of sixth-year head coach Raymond Monica, enters the 2011 season ranked 10th by Lindy's Sports College Football, 20th by d2football.com, and 21st by Sporting News College Football.
The Golden Bears, coming off a 10-2 season in which they earned the No. 1 seed in the NCAA Division II Super Region One playoffs. It was KU’s first postseason trip in the 95-season history of the football program. Kutztown set a school record for wins in a season (10), conference victories (six), and points scored (466). The Golden Bears finished the season ranked 13th in the final AFCA and 14th in the final d2football.com top 25 polls.
Kutztown will begin the season on Saturday, Sept. 3 on the road against Saint Anselm College starting at 1 p.m. After an away game that starts at noon at Mercyhurst College on Saturday, Sept. 10, the Golden Bears will host Lock Haven University on Saturday, Sept. 17 in their home opener that kicks off at 6:05 p.m.
WHAT: Catering Training Session
WHY: Learn or be given a refresher course on how to use online WEB-based catering ordering system - CaterTrax
WHEN: Tuesday, Aug. 23
TIME: 10 a.m.
WHERE: Academic Forum, Room 101
Staff from ARAMARK and Purchasing will be available to explain procedures on how to order food, process purchase orders, pay invoices, and answer any of your questions. No RSVP required.
Sharon Housel, Food Contract Office
The Student Recreation Center and Keystone Hall Swimming Pool will be closed from Saturday, Aug. 20, through Saturday, Aug. 27. We will begin our fall schedule hours of operation on Sunday, Aug. 28 at 1 p.m.
Tracy Turner, office manager, Recreational Services
TIAA-CREF representative will be on campus Thursday, Aug. 25, for one-on-one counseling sessions at H.R. in the Kemp Building. Appointments are first-come, first-served and can be made by scheduling online at: www.tiaa-cref.org/moc or by calling their Philadelphia Office at 800-842-2010.
Jean Adam, benefits manager, Human Resources
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Sean Dallas, University Relations
Be sure to DVR a program on BCTV this Friday, 12:30-1 p.m. KU political science graduate assistant Denise Brennan and KU senior Yvonne Fonte will be interviewed regarding upcoming elections and the College Election Poll Worker initiative. The show will also be rebroadcast on: 8/20 at 8:30 a.m., 8/21 at 7:30 p.m.
,8/25 at 4:30 p.m.
KUR Radio - Tuesday, it's Latino music, news, and commentary from 5 to 6 p.m. with "Notas Latinas."
On Wednesday tune in at 2:45 p.m. for "The Diversity Rest Stop" interview program, this week sitting down with 18-year-old jazz superstar Vinnie Ingala. In Vinnie's 18 years, this sax player has made more of a name for himself in the genre of jazz than some players could have hoped for in 50+ years. Tune in for this inspiring interview.
At 3 p.m. on Wednesday, "Groovy" Greg Dottor takes control of the airwaves with "The Heart of Rock and Soul."
On Friday at 1 p.m. check out "Remix Radio with B. Lee", "Monsoon Mike's Jukebox of Cheese" at 2 p.m., "Anything Goes" with Lise Avery at 4 p.m., "Fifty One Percent" (women's issues talk) at 5 p.m., "This Way Out" (gay/lesbian issues talk) at 5:30 p.m. and "The Drumstick" with Dillon Snyder at 6 p.m.
All this in addition to our special weekend programming which can be found by clicking on our "Schedule" link at http://www.kutztown.edu/divisions/studentservices/departments/radioservices/schedule/index.aspx
Michael Regensburger, KUR Radio
The Opening Day gathering will be held on Monday, Aug. 29, in Schaeffer Auditorium. A continental breakfast at 7:30 a.m. will precede the annual opening day address and presentations given by our union and university Senate leaders at 8 a.m.
The Freshman Convocation Ceremony is on Sunday, Aug. 28 from 4:15 - 5 p.m. in Keystone Arena. This is a powerful event that allows us to introduce freshmen formally into academic life at K.U. Regalia is worn by the platform party, but is not required by others in attendance.