Take a look at a great new weekly show produced by KUTV,
Women’s History Month comes to a close with Dr. Darlene Schoenly as the last
speaker in the Women’s Center “First Steps Speaker Series.” Dr. Schoenly has
been in the education field for 40 years and has held numerous roles and
positions. She will lecture on Wednesday, Mar. 30 at 4:30 p.m. in AF 102. For
more information please visit the Kutztown University Women’s Center website
Finsel, manager, Mechanical Shop
Join the Kutztown University Foundation
for their annual scholarship
Beacon on the Hill,
in Schaeffer Auditorium at 6 p.m.
on Thursday, Apr. 14.
the event, chaired by
Martin K. Till and Tiffany Cavanaugh of the Lehigh Valley, enjoy hors d’oeuvres, socialize with guests and bid on
items in the silent auction. Then at 8 p.m., enjoy a
performance of Jami Tyzik’s
Femmes Fatales, presented at Ursa Minor’s Café
in the MSU MPR.
Registration for this event is through the KU Foundation, x3-1394. Tickets are $150 per person.
Proceeds from Beacon on the Hill help to finance the Beacon Scholarship, established to provide four-year merit scholarships to incoming freshmen based on criteria established from year-to-year by each undergraduate college dean.
If you are interested in becoming a sponsor for this event and/or assisting in attaining auction items, please call the Kutztown University Foundation office for more information.
Stephanie Deni-Iaeger, director, Annual Giving, Kutztown University Foundation
Friday: Hand-breaded chicken nuggets, macaroni and cheese, steak fries, stewed tomatoes and sautéed green beans with dill. Soups of the day are Manhattan clam chowder and cream of tomato.
Viewpoints:Breaded pork chops with gravy, vegetarian black beans and peppers, whipped red skin potatoes, sesame vegetables and ginger honey carrots. Soups of the day are turkey rice and cream of broccoli.
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This week's MSU Movie Series film is The Tourist which will be shown in the MSU Alumni Auditorium today and tomorrow at 8 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Admission is free. Please check out the MSU movie website for more information. http://www.kutztown.edu/divisions/studentservices/departments/msub/programs/submovies.asp
The 62nd Annual Juried Spring Craft Show presented by the Reading-Berks Chapter of the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen will be held this year in Keystone Hall this Saturday, Mar. 26, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sunday, Mar. 27, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. One of the region’s most popular seasonal shopping events for authentic local art and crafts, this year will offer more than 150 artisans who are members of the Reading-Berks Chapter, as well as additional artisans who are members of the Pennsylvania Guild. For more information, please visit their website – www.rbcrafts.org or call 610-678-6650. Admission is free to all employees, faculty and students of Kutztown University when presenting their KU ID at the entrance.
The Institutional Climate Initiative is a very important survey for our students, faculty and staff. If we are to truly understand how to improve our campus environment and make the necessary changes to KU, we need to first hear from you.
The survey can be accessed at
The survey takes about 20-40 minutes - it
needs to be completed by Apr. 1.
Did you ever wonder what it would be like if Attila the Hun met Emily Dickinson? Steve Allen’s “Meeting of Minds” will be on campus Friday, Apr. 22. Come see historical characters interact onstage, portrayed by some of your favorite actors. There will be a dress rehearsal held in Schaeffer Auditorium at 1 p.m. and the main performance (including a reception with the actors) will begin at 7 p.m. Tickets for the rehearsal are available at the MSU Info Desk. For tickets to the main performance, please contact Dr. Ogden at email@example.com.
Award-winning German film Vincent Wants to Sea, from Corinth Films, will be screened at
See the trailer at: http://www.corinthreleasing.com/Vincent_Wants_To_Sea/index.html.
Willingness to serve KU Senate committees will remain open in Profs Online until Apr. 4.
Joanne Cohen Hamilton, chair, COC
The deadline to return the Promotion, Tenure & Sabbatical Leave ballots has been extended until tomorrow, Mar. 25.
,APSCUF-KU Nominations & Elections
Community Outreach Center is holding the last blood drive of the school
Apr. 19 from 10-3 p.m. in the MSU multipurpose room. Sign-up in
MSU 281 or just show up!
Community Outreach Center
There will be a Career Development Workshop in the GLBTQ Resource Center, OM 4, at 4:30 p.m. today. This informal workshop is designed to help students prepare for the job search and will be a great opportunity for them to ask a question, learn about recommendation letters, or improve their resumes. For more information, please contact the GLBTQ Resource Center at x6-4111.
Off Campus Student Life/Off Campus Advisory Council (OCAC) hiring
Applications are currently being accepted for undergraduate student positions for 2011-2012 academic year. Information about Off Campus Student Life/OCAC, position description and application form is available at http://www.kutztown.edu/divisions/studentservices/departments/communityrelations/
Julianne Nolan, director, Community Relations and Development Services
The Association of Campus Events and the United Greek Council are sponsoring Fund our Future: Battle for the Budget on Monday, Mar. 28. Students from Kutztown University along with other PASSHE schools will be headed to the state Capitol in Harrisburg to protest budget cuts. Students can sign up in MSU 153 with a valid KU ID. The busses will leave KU at 9 a.m. on Monday, Mar. 28 and will return by 6:30 p.m. The cost is free to students. Please encourage your students to participate.
America Reads is hosting Dr. Seuss is on the Loose! Join the Cat in the Hat for some family fun! Free admission with prizes, crafts, food, and a FREE book for every child. We hope to see you Saturday, Mar. 26 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in MSU 218. Please contact Leyna at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Criminal Justice Career Development Day, Wednesday, Mar. 30 - If you are interested in pursuing a career in the social or human services field, please plan to attend this career development day. Here you will have the opportunity to learn about numerous career paths in the field of social services. A keynote speaker and 14 panelists will provide insight on: Adult & Juvenile Probation, Federal Agencies, Courts – Administration & Victimization, Private & Non-Profit Agencies, Corrections, Local Police, and State Police. This is not just for CJ majors: any student is welcome to attend. For more details, please visit http://cdc.dept.kutztown.edu/.
Kerri Gardi, director
,Career Development Center
Please excuse the following students from classes today and tomorrow, Mar. 25. They will be touring area elementary schools with The Sunshine Players and their production of "Sally Snoo and the Bird from Kaloo." Eva Wasko, Erin Dixon, Shoshana Roberts, Raquel Ciampi, Drew Boardman, Madelyn Reilly, Alexandria Shermot, Sarah Pellegrini, Angela Cutrone, Maria Kleback, Lanatia Nalley, Timothy Schumacher
,Gina D'Annibale, Abraham Kue, Soren Ersbak, Emily Ray, JT Murtagh.
Johanna Forte, advisor
Internet Intruders- How to Keep Yourself Safe - The
Kutztown Community Forum on Apr. 13 at 6 p.m. in AF 102 will highlight
Internet-based dangers and what precautions to take. Join in the discussion to
learn about how the Internet affects your life and what you need to do about it.
Division of Community Relations & Developmental Services
The National Association for Multicultural Education will hold its 13th annual conference at Kutztown University, tomorrow, Mar. 25 and Saturday, Mar. 26 in the Beekey Building. Brian C. Johnson of Bloomsburg University and Jane Lillian Vance of Virginia Polytechnic Institute are the keynote speakers.
Sponsored by the College of Education and the Multicultural Center, this year’s conference focuses on "Building Bridges: Creating Culturally Responsive Relationships." Brian C. Johnson is the director of the Frederick Douglass Institute at Bloomsburg. Jane Lillian Vance teaches The Creative Process for the Department of Religion and Culture at Virginia Tech.
Big Band Bash - Friday, Mar. 25, 7:30 p.m., MSU Multi Purpose Room - Free to KU students and staff. $5 suggested donation for all others. General admission. Come early to get a seat for this popular concert.
KU Jazz Ensembles I & II and the Reading High School Jazz Ensemble are joining forces for an old fashioned Battle of the Bands. Come hear the music of Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Tommy Dorsey, Bobby Darin, Frank Sinatra, and many others as we re-create the swing era!
For questions and more information, please call x3-1583 or email email@example.com
The University Curriculum Committee (UCC) will meet today at 11 a.m. in MSU 312, to consider the curricular proposals on
its March agenda, which can be found online at
www.kutztown.edu/committees/ucc/agenda.html. As always, individuals and/or
departments with proposals on the agenda are invited and encouraged to attend to
answer any questions that may arise.
R.S. Schaeffer, chair, University Curriculum Committee
The Kutztown University Planetarium starts off another season of one-hour laser light shows on Friday, Apr. 1, through Thursday, Apr. 7. The planetarium, located in the Grim Science Building room 100, hosts a variety of laser light shows to the music of the Beatles, Madonna, Pink Floyd, Crystal Method, Metallica, and others. The first show, Laser Beatles, is at 6 p.m., followed by two more at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m.
The laser light shows are open to the public, with tickets on sale for $3 at the McFarland Student Union, at the door of the show, or online for an additional processing fee.
The planetarium, recently enhanced with a full-dome digital projection system, is used for introductory astronomy laboratory exercises and for the university's Astronomy Outreach Program. The planetarium is also open for free shows on scheduled dates, listed on the website. Private group shows can be scheduled online at the planetarium’s website.
For a complete schedule of laser light shows, please visit www.kutztown.edu/planetarium.
Come to an educational program and learn about the signs, symptoms and statistics about Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) in PA today, from 3 – 4:30 p.m. in MSU Alumni Auditorium. Presenters will be Deborah Delgado, the TBI project director of Disability Rights Network of PA and Melodee Hursey, regional education coordinator of the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center. The program will also include personal stories of students with TBI. This program is free and open to the public. Persons with a disability, and who require accommodation, should notify the Disability Services Office as soon as possible at x3-4108 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone us at TDD number: 610-683-4499, in order to discuss accommodations. Every effort will be made to provide reasonable accommodations.
All Faculty and Staff are invited to an open forum to meet the candidates for the position of Associate Dean, College of Education. Forums will be held in Beekey 240 from 8 - 8:45 a.m. as scheduled:
Monday, Mar. 28 – Dr. Dwayne C. Wright;
Thursday, Mar. 31 – Dr. Philip S. Roberson;
Friday, Apr. 1 – Dr. John R. McCarthy;
Thursday, Apr. 7 – Dr. Daniel P. Schwartz.
Do you know a student who would make a great tour guide?
The Office of Admissions is now hiring undergraduate students for both Summer 2011 and 2011-2012 academic year tour guide positions. We are seeking reliable and enthusiastic students with solid academics and outstanding KU citizenship. Please encourage any students who you think would be good representatives of KU to apply. Applications are due on Apr. 1 and more information is available at http://www.kutztown.edu/admissions/tour_guide_info.shtml.
The KU Philosophy Club will meet today, at 11 a.m. in MSU 323. Zachary Groff, will be speaking:
How Dewey Ducks The Moral Issues.
There will be a Career Development Workshop in the GLBTQ Resource Center, OM 4,at 4:30 p.m. today. This informal workshop is designed to help students prepare for the job search and will be a great opportunity for them to ask a question, learn about recommendation letters, or improve their resume. For more information, please contact the GLBTQ Resource Center at x6-4111.
Manuel De Sousa Rodrigues, graduate assistant, GLBTQ Resource Center