Sign up for the WE WILL ROCK YOU Rock Band Competition
to www.KutztownPresents.org. 11
a.m.- 12:30 p.m. at the homecoming carnival in the O’Pake Fieldhouse. FREE to
play. Great prizes like concert tickets, movie tickets, and comedy club tickets
at concert venues throughout the Lehigh Valley.
J. Andrew Cassano, director, KU
Congratulations to Colleen and Scott Stamm on the
birth of their son. Maxwell George Stamm was born Friday, October 28, -- 9 lbs
3oz and 21.5" long. Scott works in the Office of Information Technology / ResNet.
Are you advising students in need of electives? PRO has
courses for students with the goal to increase their understanding of the
•Pro 100 – Organization and Function of Enterprises
•Pro 110 – Fundamentals of Exchange: Understanding the Function of Marketing In
•Pro 120 – Accounting Survey For Professional Studies
•Pro 130 – Practical Leadership
•Pro 185 – Fundamentals of Personal Finance
•Eco 010 – Introduction to Economics
The following juniors and seniors will be completing the Professional
Writing Comprehensive Exam on Friday, Nov. 4, from 12 to 4 p.m. Please
excuse them from any missed classes and allow them to make up any missed work:
Ashlee Allushuski, Rebecca Bealer, Rebecca Blanchard, Erin Blatt, Alexis Bleam,
Shayla Carey, Amanda Corrado, Arielle Faust, Sara Fazio, Bridget Hart, Miriam
Hasker, Sam Hasman, Joanna Heston, Kaitlyn Ieradi, Kat Keating, Mary Keller,
Kathleen Kleva, Britny Kondravy, Joe Lawley, Gabriella Lee, Cassie Lukasiewicz,
Darren McGlone, Dawndrea Montoya, Carlos Padilla, Jen Potter, Jessica Reppert,
Kierstin Rhinier, Kristin Rile, Kaia Schroding, Alyssa Shellenberger, Amanda
Shrawder, Shea Singley, Angela Wallace.
Anthony C. Bleach, Professional
Writing Comprehensive Exam Coordinator
Resume Lab - Apply your resume knowledge in a computer lab
setting where you can develop and create your resume or make changes to an
existing resume with the guided assistance of a CDC staff member. Bring a flash
drive (or your own laptop if you'd like) to save your work. Thur., Nov. 3,
11-11:50 a.m., Stratton 102
Lunch and Learn: Careers in Parks and Outdoor Recreation (Registration
required - closed) - The Lunch & Learn Series provides a great
opportunity to meet and interact with experienced professionals in a variety of
career fields. Gather information on specific industries; learn insider career
tips and job search strategies. The Lunch and Learn Series is open to students
and faculty and a free lunch is provided. Thur., Nov. 3, 11-11:50 a.m., MSU 250
Lunch and Learn: Careers in Local Government (Registration
required - closed)
- The Lunch & Learn Series provides a great opportunity to
meet and interact with experienced professionals in a variety of career fields.
Gather information on specific industries; learn insider career tips and job
search strategies. The Lunch and Learn Series is open to students and faculty
and a free lunch is provided. Tue., Nov. 8, 11-11:50 a.m. MSU 250
Senior Etiquette Dinner (Registration
required - closed)
Etiquette is an important factor today - good manners are associated with
competence in your work…they say a lot about you! Employers view interpersonal
skills as necessary candidate qualifications, and often assess these during a
meal. Learn the basics of proper dining etiquette including introductions &
handshakes, following the lead of your host, tackling flatware, handling tricky
foods, and other dining tips. By understanding dining etiquette, you can use it
to your advantage to feel confident in any situation. Tue., Nov. 8, 5-7 p.m.,
Lunch and Learn: Careers in Social and Psychological Services
(Registration closes 11/3) - The Lunch & Learn Series
provides a great opportunity to meet and interact with experienced professionals
in a variety of career fields. Gather information on specific industries; learn
insider career tips and job search strategies. The Lunch and Learn Series is
open to students and faculty and a free lunch is provided. Thur., Nov. 10,
11-11:50 a.m., MSU 250.
Kerri Gardi, director, Career
Come, Sit, Stay! Would you like to learn or reinforce some
basic obedience with your dog? Don’t miss the opportunity to participate in the
group training session on November 12, 9:30am-noon. Also, gain some valuable
advice from animal behavior consultant, Susan Bulanda. Please reserve your spot
by calling X3-1382.
Linda Friscia-Oppé, Career
You are invited to attend the Military/Veterans Meet & Greet on
Thursday, Nov. 10, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. in MSU 223.
- Stop by to meet fellow military and veteran KU students, faculty & staff
- Meet Dr. Cevallos, University President
- Hear about some of the exciting initiatives to support veterans/military!
- Free food and gift!
The KU Military/Veteran’s Task
“Fanny & Amy & Judy & Louise” by Joanne Polk - Pianist,
Joanne Polk will be performing “Fanny & Amy & Judy & Louise” recital at Kutztown
University on Tuesday, Nov. 29, at 7:30 p.m. in the Georgian Room, OM. This
event is sponsored by the Music department, College of Visual Performing Arts
Visiting Artist Committee and the Women’s Center.
Polk celebrates women composers and the arrival of the music department’s new
Steinway Concert Grand Piano. She is most well-known for her recordings of the
late American composer, Amy Beach’s piano works. She has won an INDIE award for
best solo recording and her latest CD, Songs of Amy Beach, was nominated for a
2007 Grammy Award. She has been applauded by The New York Times for two of her
all-Beach performances. Call x3-4550 to reserve your seats. Visit the Women’s
Center website for more information:
Chelsea M. Brink, writing intern,
AARP will be at Kutztown University to present “The Future of
Medicare and Social Security” on Wednesday, Nov. 9 at 7 p.m. in the
Alumni Auditorium of MSU. The program is free and open to the public and
students of all ages are encouraged to participate. The program will discuss the
future of these important programs through an interactive presentation including
a question and answer session. Local legislators have been invited to the event.
Refreshments will be served. You can reserve your seat by calling
1-877-926-8300. The deadline for registration will be November 7 by 5 p.m.
Parking will be available in Lots A1 and A2, College Boulevard at Vine Lane.
The Kutztown University Science Club will present “Somalia in Turmoil” on
Thursday, November 10, from 5:30 – 7 p.m. in the Alumni Auditorium of
the McFarland Student Union. The event will be an informative roundtable
featuring panelists from Kutztown University who will address the current
situation in Somalia. Topics will include: the ongoing civil war, terrorists
concerns, famine, economic conditions and political instability. The event is
sponsored by the Student Government Board and the Political Science department.
See the informative poster here:
The Department of Modern Language Studies and the Language Resource
Center invite you to investigate the unique holiday, The Day of the
Dead. This year, there is a multi-media approach! From now until Nov. 11 you
can: View informative posters on display in the LRC (DF 107); Watch the “Food
for the Ancestors” DVD (on reserve in the LRC); and follow links to audio/video
about this holiday. Visit the LRC in DF 107 or follow this link for details:
Dawn Slack, Department of Modern Language Studies
The KU Philosophy Club will meet on Thursday, Nov. 3, 11 a.m.
in MSU 323. Colleen Fitzgerald (B.A. Philosophy, Kutztown; M.A. English, Lehigh)
will be speaking: Cultural Imperialism? A Case in Muslim India.
Zachary Groff, president, and
Allan Bäck, advisor
Join us on Nov. 3, 7:30 p.m., in MSU,
Multipurpose Room 218, for a screening of the award winning PBS documentary
“This documentary interweaves the tragic story of a mother’s loss of her son
with a revealing look at a time when the world wasn’t simply divided into male
and female and many Native American cultures held places of honor for people of
integrated genders.” The Cinema Guild. (2011). Two Spirits. Retrieved from Two
Spirits: http://twospirits.org. For more information, please contact the GLBTQ
Resource Center at x6-4111.
Snow pictures from the weekend are on our KU Flickr site:
Thanks to Irma Aguirre in Admissions for speaking with the Reading Eagle
KU is reaching out to young Latinos:
Nice story by the Reading Eagle about how our students
are pitching in to clean-up:
Just a friendly reminder that the University Senate meeting is scheduled
for Thursday, Nov. 3, at 4 p.m. in AF, room 203. If you are a Senator and cannot
attend, please arrange for a substitute to represent your constituency.
HEART at KU Informational Session - An informational session
for the HEART at KU training will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 8, at 4:30 p.m. in
the Women’s Center Oasis, OM 3. Training sessions are scheduled for Tuesdays and
some Saturdays, January through March when classes are in session. This program
is free to all KU students, faculty and staff.
This 60-hour domestic and sexual violence education seminar is held at Kutztown
University once every academic year in conjunction with Berks Women in Crisis of
Reading, Pennsylvania. Trainees will become certified advocates and learn how to
be the first response for victims of domestic violence or rape. For more
information: visit the Women’s Center at
, call x3-4655 or email
Chelsea M. Brink, writing intern,
Thursday, Nov. 3, 11 a.m., swing by MSU
and check out an edible art display of this year’s homecoming theme. Student
designers Ashely Mentzer and Rick Sliwinski developed the design and mapped out
the amount of cupcakes needed – about 500 tie dye cupcakes to produce the edible
art. The cupcakes will be on display for a short while for photos with avalanche
and then we will give out FREE cupcakes.
Trisha J. Scarcia-King