Library of the Early Mind film screening & panel discussion on Mar. 18,
5 - 8:30 p.m, in MSU Alumni Auditorium. This
feature-length documentary by Edward J. Delaney and Steven Withrow explores the
art and impact of children’s literature. After the screening, co-producer Steven
Withrow will join Newbery Honor author Susan Campbell Bartoletti, award-winning
author/illustrator Matt Phelan, and bookseller Heather Hebert of Children’s Book
World for an exciting panel discussion. This event kicks off the Sara Mack
Memorial Lecture Series and is sponsored by the Rohrbach Library and the
Department of Library Science and Instructional Technology. Limited seating.
Please reserve seats online at the Rohrbach Library homepage, call x3-4300 or go to
KU's Melissa McQuade has been named Lehigh Valley Small College Women’s
Basketball Player of the Year - S
Rob Knox, director, Sports Information
- Senior forward Melissa McQuade was named the 2010-11 Lehigh Valley Small College Women’s Basketball Player of the Year. This is the latest honor for McQuade, a ruthless and relentless scorer who is one of the best players in the history of the Kutztown University women’s basketball program. Entering Kutztown’s final four regular season games, McQuade has scored 1,538 points and grabbed 923 rebounds. She has also posted 29 double-doubles, helping the Golden Bears win 62 games during her career and consecutive playoff appearances.
Bo Zigner, instructional designer
Viewpoints Menu - Today: Baked haddock, Mediterranean wheat pasta, cheesy mashed potatoes, baby corn and Bok Choy and oriental broccoli. Soups of the day are New England clam chowder and cream of tomato.
Monday: Baked meatloaf with gravy, tamale corn bread, green onion mashed potatoes, roasted corn and herbed zucchini. Soups of the day are chicken noodle and vegetable barley with pinto beans.
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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Dr. Diane King and Dr. Christopher Bloh, both of the Department of
Special Education, accompanied eight College of Education majors to
Cuenca, Ecuador in July, 2010. Dr. King and Dr. Bloh taught at the University
of L'Azuay while the students visited area schools. During the trip, Dr. Bloh
trekked deep into the rainforest just to get a photo of his Kutztown University
sweatshirt in the Amazonian jungle. On Monday, Feb.
21 at 4:30 p.m. in AF102, an informational session on
Multicultural Education - Expanding Perspectives:
a three-week study abroad summer program
Cuenca-Ecuador will be offered. For more on this opportunity see the story
Also, check out Dr. Bloh’s photo log of last year’s visit at www.flickr.com/photos/KutztownUniversity.
Dr. Nancy E. Cardenuto, assistant professor
Science, Math, and Technology Open House - Saturday, Mar. 26, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Boehm Science Center - Students interested in majoring in the science, math and technology areas will have the opportunity to talk with students, faculty, and alumni. For further information or to register online for this event, please visit http://www.kutztown.edu/sciopenhouse, or call at x3-4305. If you have any questions, please e-mail Dean Zayaitz, or Anne Imschweiler at the Dean's Office of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
Students who are fearful of public speaking will be interested to know that the Speech Department has dedicated section 063 of SPE010 – Fundamentals of Oral Communication to students with public speaking apprehension. The section is scheduled MWF at 1 p.m. in Rickenbach 238. Enrollment in the dedicated section will be limited. Interested students should please contact Dr. Ron Grapsy, 234B Rickenbach, email@example.com. Any interested student will need to fill out a brief survey in order to have the hold lifted. Please spread the word!
Deadline approaching for Spring Commencement Speakers - We are seeking outstanding students to offer commencement addresses at the two spring undergraduate ceremonies. In order to be considered for this distinction, a student needs to: have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 entering the spring 2011 semester; demonstrate service to the university community and demonstrate a record of good university citizenship and cooperation; demonstrate evidence of meaningful co-curricular involvement, and be in good disciplinary standing.
In addition, each candidate needs to complete the Senior Class Commencement Speaker application. This application, along with an interview process, will be used to determine the candidates of choice. The chosen candidates will be needed to provide a brief address (approximately three to five minutes) at their respective spring commencement ceremony scheduled for Saturday, May 7. If you know students who you think are excellent representatives of our student body, please encourage them to apply for this honor. The application is available at www.kutztown.edu/divisions/studentservices. The application deadline is Friday, Mar. 4.
Julianne Nolan, director, Community Relations & Development Services
With sadness, we announce the Feb. 16 passing of former KU Speech & Theater professor Annette Mazzaferri Robertson. More information may be found here: http://www.kutztown.edu/news/brief/2011/February/MazzaferriRobertson,E.Annette.pdf
This week's MSU Movie Series film is Hereafter which will be shown in the McFarland Student Union Alumni Auditorium on tonight at 8 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Admission is free! Check out the MSU movie website for more information. http://www.kutztown.edu/divisions/studentservices/departments/msub/programs/submovies.asp
KU Honors presents WORD - an event celebrating your word, our voice on Wednesday, Wed. Apr. 20, 2 - 9 p.m. in the MSU Alumni Auditorium and Thursday, Apr. 21, 4 - 9 p.m. in the MSU Multipurpose Room. The keynote speaker, Dr. Jonathan Imber Shaw of the KU English Department, presents "Living Languages, Dead Documents," on Wed. Apr. 20, 3 - 4 p.m., in the MSU Alumni Auditorium. If interested in presenting, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
D2L Blogs and Wikis - Thursday, Feb. 24, 11 a.m. - noon or Wednesday, Mar. 2, 2-3 p.m.
in the Learning Technologies Center, RL30 in the Rohrbach Library. Attend this workshop to learn how to add a reflective component (blog) or group project workspace (wiki) to your D2L course.
To register for this workshop, please contact Eleanor (El) Ambrose, Dept. of Learning Technologies Secretary, at x3-4900 or e-mail El at email@example.com. One-on-one training can also be arranged by contacting Will Jefferson, Learning Technologies Center Coordinator, at x3-4757 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please visit our website to learn about other upcoming workshops and events at www.kutztown.edu/academics.
International Mother Language - Come and enjoy a tribute to Mandarin language as it is related to Chinese culture through demonstration of Calligraphy, the zodiac, and performances by Chinese students and faculty. The event will be held on Monday, Feb. 21, at 6 p.m. in the Alumni Auditorium, MSU. Co-sponsored by Chinese Students and Scholars Association, Lehigh Valley Bangladesh Community, Modern Languages studies, and the Multicultural Center.
Petritsa Chatzitziva, assistant director, Multicultural Services
AFSCME Local 2234 Members meeting - We meet the 3rd Monday of every month. Please join us for this month’s meeting, Monday, Feb. 21, 7 p.m. at Janelle’s Hall, 360 Fleetwood Rd., Bowers.
Bursar Office closure notice - The Bursar Office will be closed today, 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
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
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.