Sport information director, Rob Knox, was named a "Rising Star" by the
College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA.)
The Daily Brief
Friday, March 4, 2011
Many thanks to KUPresents! director Andy Cassano
for speaking with Ch69 and the Morning Call regarding the upcoming open house
events and renovations at Schaeffer Auditorium. Here are links to each story:
University-wide willingness to serve form is due Mar. 8.
Please remember to return your form to the APSCUF office (or e-mail
All committees need faculty who are willing to
serve and we cannot have an election without the required number of
Dr. Joo Tan, chair,
Nominations & Elections
There will be a brief shut-down of the heating system in the deFrancesco
Building on Wednesday, Mar. 9 starting at 7-11 a.m. in support of the
chiller replacement project. While the new connections are being made, selected
areas may experience slight reductions in heating levels.
Patrick J. Antonio, Jr., project manager, Facilities Project Services
Congratulations to Rob Knox,
KU’s Sports Information director,
for his “Rising Star Award: College Division Choice ” from College Sports
Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). This award is presented to both a
University Division and a College Division member with 10 years of service or
less whose service to their institution and enthusiasm to the profession make
that individual a “rising star” in sports information."
The following non-instructional vacancy is available on campus. This
position is currently open for current employees only.
Clerk Typist 2 (1764)
English Department / Lytle Hall
(Mo - Fr, 08:00 to 16:30, 1 hour lunch)
Internal applications are due on 3/21/2011
To receive additional information, please
click here for
details or use
AskHR to submit a question.
The hours for the McFarland Student Union during Spring Break are as follows:
Friday, Mar. 4, 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Closed Saturday & Sunday, Mar. 5 - 6
Monday, Mar. 7 through Friday, Mar. 11, 7:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
Closed Saturday & Sunday, Mar. 12 & 13
Regular hours will resume Monday, Mar. 14
Jennifer Tanzos, secretary, Student Union & Involvement Services
Thank you to all student, faculty and staff volunteers
who helped to make Transition Academy Day
on Feb. 28 an interesting, informative and welcoming day for the high school
students and staff who participated. This program is a collaborative effort
of the Berks County Intermediate Unit’s Transition Coordinating Council and
area colleges and high schools.
AFSCME Local 2234: Members meet the 3rd Monday of every month. Please join
us for next month’s meeting which will be held Monday March 21, at 7 p.m. at
Janelle’s Catering and Restaurant, 360 Fleetwood Rd, Bowers, Pa.This month’s
meeting will include nomination for an open trustee position. Nominations
and vote will also be held for two delegates to attend the AFSCME 13
Conference in Hershey , PA, April 1-3.
The Office of the
President and the Department of Social Work invite you to the 9th Annual
on Friday, March 18, featuring Designing the Social Work Enterprise:
Promoting the Profession, Micro to Macro.
Forum 2011 seeks to raise awareness of the need for the social work
profession to strengthen its entrepreneurial spirit and skill sets and
identify best practices in the area of business and management of the social
work profession as well as strengthen alliances that will promote the social
work enterprise. To register, please visit
or call 610-683-4235.
Menu - Today:
Baked whitefish polonaise, macaroni and cheese, Caribbean sweet
potatoes, stewed tomatoes and vegetable medley. Soups of the day are New England
clam chowder and tomato rice.
Open Dining Locations during Spring Break:
Viewpoints: Open Monday – Friday from 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Java City in the Bear’s Den will be open Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
and will resume normal hours on Monday, Mar. 14, (please note, on Wednesday,
Mar. 9, Java City will be closed and the Cub Café will open from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
to accommodate the Science Olympiad visitors).
All other locations will be closed during Spring Break and will resume
normal hours on Monday, Mar. 14.
You Missed It:
(Announcements and other information that have
previously appeared in the Daily Brief.)
The Student Recreation Center will be operating under the following
special hours during spring break:
Today, Mar. 4: 6 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday, Mar. 5: CLOSED
Sunday, Mar. 6: CLOSED
Mar. 7 - 11: 6 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday, Mar. 12: CLOSED
Sunday, Mar. 13 (regular hours resume): 1 - 11 p.m.
The Keystone Hall Swimming Pool will be closed from Friday, Mar. 4 –
Saturday, Mar. 12. Regular hours of operation will resume on Sunday, Mar.
13, from 7 - 10 p.m.
There will be no group exercise classes beginning Mar. 4. Classes will
resume Mar. 13
manager, Recreational Services
Join the Kutztown University Foundation for their annual scholarship
event, 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 KUPresents! performance of Jami Tyzik’s
Femmes Fatales, presented at Ursa Minor’s Café
in the MSU MPR.
Registration for this event begins Mar. 7, through the KU Foundation,
610-683-1394. 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
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
Today is the last day to register for “Strides for Health”
which is an eight week self-directed walking program designed to help you
improve your level of fitness through walking/running. This program is designed
for those walking at home and their partners and does not replace the “Walk &
Talk” program. For those employees covered under Highmark Blue Shield
(NON-PEBTF), completion of this program will count as 25 points for Healthy U.
Also, “Eat Well for Life” which is an eight-week, self-guided program designed to
help participants raise awareness of their current eating behaviors with the
goal of building a better diet. For those employees covered under Highmark Blue
Shield (NON-PEBTF), completion of this program will count as 10 points for
Registration and program information can be found at:
Jean Adam, benefits manager
Reminder - the deadline for early consideration for room reservations &
activities scheduled for the 2011-2012 academic year is today, at 4
p.m. The linked document below will provide the necessary information for you to
participate in the early registration process. Departments and organizations may
submit early reservation requests for their events by using the Conference
Services Room Scheduler (available on-line at
http://www.kutztown.edu/admin/confserv/reserve). A reminder that any early
reservation request for a student organization must be submitted by that
organization’s advisor. If you have any questions regarding the process, please contact my office at x3-1359 (or e-mail at
Terry L. Sitler, director, Conference Services