KU trustee Roger J. Schmidt (on right) received the Spirit of Scouting award at a reception yesterday in Reading.
unday: 11 a.m. - 1 a.m.
McFarland Student Union Hours
Dec. 11 -18: Final Exams Week and Commencement
You Missed It:
AFSCME 2234 members
Nominations will be taken at our Jan. 16 meeting for delegates to attend
the International AFSCME Conference in late June 2012, in Los Angeles.
Please plan to attend.
Chris Ferris, Secretary
Housing Application Process for Fall 2012/Spring 2013 returning students: you need to apply by 4:30 p.m., this Friday, Dec. 16.
Apryle Carney, assistant director, Housing & Residential Services
Electrical Shut Down Notice Reminder
- Starting on Tuesday, Dec. 27 until Friday, Dec.
30, the Maintenance Department of Facilities will be performing required
electrical maintenance throughout the campus. Following is the schedule
for when individual buildings will be impacted:
Kutztown University Dining Services congratulates freshman psychology major Ada Abreu for winning the Apple iPad 2. Ada completed the 2011 Customer Satisfaction Survey that was emailed to all KU students, faculty, and staff on Oct. 30. Survey results help Dining Services and ARAMARK provide a quality-dining program at KU. Winners were notified by email from Kent Dahlquist, director of Dining Services on Dec. 6.
Congratulations to senior Caitlin Smith, honored with the Youth Voices for Change award from the Berks Women in Crisis organization! See the story here: http://readingeagle.com/article.aspx?id=352439. (Caitlin is the undergraduate speaker at Saturday's commencement ceremony.)
Thanks to College of Business adjunct professor Joe Blake for answering the media inquiry from the Reading Eagle regarding the importance of tipping service providers. The story ran yesterday in the Eagle and is being picked-up by several news outlets already - this one is from the Erie area: http://www.goerie.com/article/20111213/BUSINESS05/312139934/Not-just-a-tip-it's-an-income
Lost and Found: If you lost something on campus this semester, please drop by the Communication Center in Public Safety to see if it was turned in. We receive Lost and Found items frequently from different campus locations. Even if you have checked with us earlier, please check again! It’s possible an item you checked on earlier in the semester may now be in our Lost and Found inventory. Our office is located in the basement of OM, room 15. You will need to provide a description of the item. We will donate unclaimed items by Dec. 23, 2011.
PSECU Important Information: The eCenter will close Friday, Dec. 16 at 2 p.m. and will open on Monday, Jan. 23, at 10 a.m. Happy Holidays.
Linda L. Lorincz, business advisor, PSECU eCenter
Faculty Colleagues - The award mentioned below is available for both December 2011 and May 2012 graduates. Please keep it in mind as you work with your senior students. All the details are below.
ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS - Application Deadline: February 9, 2012
The Kutztown Academic Achievement Awards were established through a generous gift provided by Dr. Carlson R. Chambliss, who served as a member of the Kutztown University faculty from 1970 until 2003. The purpose of the awards is to recognize the exceptional individual achievements of a select group of senior students as their careers at Kutztown University draw to a close. Faculty and staff at Kutztown University are encouraged to nominate students worthy of consideration for this prestigious award. The criterion requires that the applicant exemplify an individual achievement in one or more of the following areas in order to be considered for one of the twelve awards. The areas of achievement are:
a) Successfully completed research projects.
b) Original artwork of high quality.
c) Artistic performances (music, chorus, drama, etc) of high quality.
d) Original writing in literature or meritorious writing in other fields.
e) Noteworthy achievements in athletics
f) Outstanding service to the Kutztown University community
Dr. Chambliss has provided the resources for up to twelve medals (2 gold, 4 silver, 6 copper) to be issued annually to the students selected for this award. In addition, each student recipient will receive a certificate acknowledging conferral of the award. Please click here for the Nomination Form. For more information, please contact Dr. Andrea Kirshman, Assistant Vice Provost, Academic and Student Affairs, at email@example.com.
Andrea Kirshman, assistant vice provost, Academic & Student Affairs
Special Hours of operation for the Student Recreation Center and Keystone Hall Swimming Pool beginning the week of finals:
Dec. 12-14: Regular Hours of Operation
Dec. 15: 6 a.m.- 9 p.m. (Pool 8-9 a.m., noon-1 p.m., 5:30-7 p.m.)
Dec. 16: 6 a.m.- 6 p.m. (Pool 8-9 a.m., noon-1 p.m.)
Dec. 17-18: CLOSED
Dec. 19-23: 6 a.m. - 6 p.m. (Pool 8-9 a.m., noon-1 p.m.)
Dec. 24-Jan. 2: CLOSED
Jan. 3-19: 6 a.m.- 6 p.m., Closed Sat. & Sun. (Pool 8-9 a.m., noon-1 p.m.)
Jan. 20: CLOSED
Jan. 21: Regular Semester Hours Resume
Tracy Turner, office manager, Recreational Services