Congratulations to J. Frederick Garman, professor with the
Department of Human Kinetics, who recently signed an agreement with Kendall-Hunt
Publishing Company to publish his text, Sport and Recreation Operations:
Experiential Learning in Sports Management.
Bo Zigner, instructional designer
This all in addition to our special Black History Month programming.
Weekly Home Athletics Schedule
Wrestling vs. East Stroudsburg, 7:30 p.m., Keystone Arena
Women’s Basketball vs. Cheyney, 6 p.m., Keystone Arena
Men’s Basketball vs. Cheyney, 8 p.m., Keystone Arena
ARAMARKYou can now view the weekly menus for Viewpoints on our website! Visit http://www.campusdish.com/en-US/CSE/Kutztown/Menus/Viewpoints.htm.
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(Announcements and other information that have previously appeared in the Daily Brief.)
Bursar Office closure notice - The Bursar Office will be closed Friday, Feb. 18 and Friday, Feb. 25 from 8 - 10:30 a.m. for training on the new student information system, PeopleSoft. As always, our secure and locked drop slot is available for payments during that time period.
In addition, we will have limited services during the 'go-live' period of time of PeopleSoft scheduled for the end of February through the beginning of March. More information will be shared on our website when available.
Wendy A. Pursell
Congratulations to Dr. Chris Winslow, assistant professor, biological sciences
for being included in a story regarding the threat that
invasive round gobies pose to Lake Erie. The story was picked up by several news
Congratulations to the Kutztown University Rugby Club, runner-up at this past weekend’s USA 7s Collegiate Rugby Championships in Las Vegas. The Golden Bears went 6-1 over two days with impressive wins over University of San Diego, Brown University, UCLA, Whittier College, Air Force Academy and University of Delaware to advance to Saturday night’s championship. KU fell to Central Washington in the title game by a score of 14-0. The Golden Bears, ranked 16th in the College Premier League by Rugbymag.com entering the tournament, return to action March 19 at home against Penn State.
The KU Anime Club is attending the Katuscon Convention, in National Harbor, Md. this weekend, leaving Thursday, Feb. 17 at noon, returning Sunday, Feb. 20. Katsucon celebrates the expanding Japanese influence on youth culture worldwide. Through student initiative the KU Anime Club has grown in numbers and raised funds for this, their one annual outing. Any courtesy faculty might extend to these students, including allowing them to make up missed work or assignments will be appreciated.
Attendees: Timothy Kelly, Lauren Gillespie, Zach Metz, Zach Lubow, Amy Smith, Sebastian Treciak, Abraham Klein, Samantha Thomas, Job Tazik, Samantha Kopelow, Ian Sweesey, Heather Stephenson, Victoria Grohoski, Katelynn Mallon, Nick Eck, Jerry Riccio, Laura Emert, Geronimo Santillan, Derek Columbus, Melissa Jacobson, Abbey Howe, Courtney Hafner, Mia Andersen, Lee Fehrs, Daniel Wesgatt, Kristen Schappell, Eliza Frederic, Mark Weaver, Max Stubenrauch, Mark Benton, Nicole Rodolico, Daniel Jungkind, Brenda Proctor, Daniel Gable, Andrew Winfield, Chrissy Welikonich, Santiago Benham, Laura Weaver, Kyle Liley, Kristen DiSanza, Kevin Rockwell.
Kevin McCloskey, faculty advisor, Communication Design
Just a quick reminder of the deadline for The Daily Brief – it’s 2 p.m. the day before publication. Thanks all.
Sean Dallas, University Relations
PASSHE Student Certification reminder - This notice is not for AFSCME or SCUPA employees (members of PEBTF). PASSHE student certification forms were sent out via email on January 24, 2011 to employees with dependent students over age 19. Certification forms and National Clearinghouse or Registrar verification of full-time status for Spring, 2011 semester are due back in H.R. by February 28, 2011 to ensure uninterrupted coverage for your dependent. If forms are not received, dependent coverage will be ended retroactively to January 1, 2011 and COBRA notification will be issued. As always, if your dependent is no longer a FT student, H.R. should be promptly notified. Questions addressed to Ask HR a Question will be replied to promptly.
In search of spring commencement speakers - seeking outstanding students to offer commencement addresses for spring commencement. Deadline is Friday, Mar. 4. For further information, please visit http://campuslife.kutztown.edu.
Julie Nolan, director, Community Relations and Development Services
The College Election Poll Worker Initiative helps students get involved as poll workers. Earn $100 for a day's work. For more information or if you would like us to visit your organization for a 5-10 minute presentation, please e-mail email@example.com.
Frederick Douglass: A Legacy - The Frederick Douglass Institute presents the first installment in its spring discussion series. Join us in the Rohrbach Library 103B on Wednesday, Feb. 16, noon-1 p.m. as we welcome Dr. C. James Trotman to discuss his new biography on abolitionist and feminist, Frederick Douglass. Snacks and refreshments will be provided. For more information, please contact Taheerah Holston at firstname.lastname@example.org. For future events, please check our website at http://www.kutztown.edu/academics/douglass/News-Events.htm
Frederick Douglass Institute
Do you know someone who is doing an EXCELLENT job? Nominate him or her for a PAWS for EXCELLENCE Award! PAWS for EXCELLENCE is an employee-to-employee program, designed to recognize random acts of exceptional service within our community. PAWS stands for Professionalism and Pride in the University, Above and Beyond, Winning Attitude, and Star Service. If you want to nominate an excellent coworker, complete the electronic form and submit it to Alexis Martin. If you have any questions about the program, please contact human resources. http://hr.dept.kutztown.edu/protected/pfe/index.html
Black History Month art exhibit in the Rohrbach Library - Come to the Rohrbach Library this month to see “Success From the Past,” an art exhibit showcasing artwork by Sandi Turner and Ed Terrell, which is part of the African American Art Coalition of Reading, Pa. In addition to the art itself, an artist Q&A reception will take place Feb. 24 from 5 - 7 p.m. For more information on the exhibit and artists, please go to the Rohrbach Library blog at: http://rohrbachlibrary.wordpress.com/2011/02/08/ed-terrell-and-success-from-the-past/ or contact professor Bruce Jensen at email@example.com or x3-4766.
Karen J. Wanamaker
, assistant professor,Outreach Librarian
Marriage Equality Workshops - Robyn Ochs, nationally recognized author and award-winning activist, will be facilitating two marriage equality workshops on Thursday, Feb. 17. “I Now Pronounce You Equal” will be presented at 3 p.m. in the MSU Alumni Auditorium (183) and “Beyond Binaries: Identity and the Sexuality Spectrum” will be presented at 7 p.m. in the MSU Multipurpose Room (218). Students, faculty, staff, alumni and the public are all welcome to attend. These workshops are sponsored by the GLBTQ Resource Center. For more information call the GLBTQ Resource Center at x6-4111.