Also this week, you can enjoy different apple varieties, apple
desserts, apple cider and more during Apple Festival at South Side Cafe Oct.
Don't forget, Viewpoints options now include all menu items from South Side
Cafe, including Chef Dan's Table. Pay only $5 for lunch at Viewpoints if you pay
with Dining Dollars! Email
with any questions.
The ongoing SECA (State Employee Combined Appeal) campaign supports the charitable organizations that you designate – you can select the group you want to support.
And signing-up is easy – it’s a simple form you send over to HR – http://www.kutztown.edu/seca/pdf/pledgeform.pdf. Take a look at this short video – http://cmsmedia.state.pa.us/seca/player.asp.
Information is up on the KU website at www.kutztown.edu/seca.
“I participated this year because I know there are families out there that are struggling… I give at church and I give to the annual fund… and I’m giving to SECA because I know it will make a difference.” -Sean Dallas
Kutztown University Faculty Research Award. The KU Faculty Research Award, inaugurated in 2004 through a gift from Dr. Carlson R. Chambliss, is meant to recognize the very highest achievement in research and scholarship and can be awarded only once in a person’s career. Each year, up to two awards can be given. Last year, the awardees were Professor Matthew Daub of the Department of Fine Arts, and Dr. Patricia Kelleher of the Department of History. Each award includes a gold medal engraved with the awardee’s name, a certificate of recognition, and a cash prize of $250. The awards are made at the Faculty Recognition Ceremony. Please note that there is the expectation that each awardee will present a lecture on some aspect of his or her work the following spring or fall. Please send a nomination letter and a curriculum vitae for the nominee to Carole Wells, chair, Chambliss Faculty Research Award Committee, 319 Stratton Administration Center, by Oct. 28, 2011.
Carole Wells, vice provost and dean of graduate studies
We have been informed that the SAP system will be down for routine maintenance on Friday Oct. 14, starting at noon. The systems should be available by 7 a.m. Monday morning Oct. 17. Please note this system outage also affects Employee Self Service, Manager Self Service and eTime.
LGBT History Month Movie and Discussion –The documentary Stonewall Uprising will be shown on Oct. 17, at 6 p.m., in the GLBTQ Resource Center, OM 4. The documentary describes events that launched the world-wide LGBT civil rights movement. A discussion of the past, current and future of the gay civil rights movement will follow. Light refreshments will be served. For more information please contact the GLBTQ Resource Center at x6-4111.
Mary J. Borst, clerk typist, GLBTQ Resource Center
Attention: The next University Curriculum Committee (UCC) meeting for the 2011-2012 academic year will be held on October 27. The deadline for submission of all proposals for this meeting is 12 p.m. (noon) on Thursday, October 13. Please submit new proposals prior to this deadline to the UCC secretary, Bethany French, in the Provost’s Office, 309 Stratton Admin. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. French at ext. 3-1312. The full schedule of meeting dates and deadlines for this year is available on the UCC website.
Ms. Bethany French, secretary, University Curriculum Committee
KU Internship Fair - This is your opportunity to shake hands and talk with employers. Learn about internships and job openings and get your resume out to employers. Wed., Oct. 12, 1:00-4:00 p.m., MSU 218.
Kerri Gardi, Director, Career Development Center
There’ll be salsa in the stacks Wed., Oct 12, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m., when the exciting Barrio Alegría dancers come to Rohrbach Library. Everyone’s invited to their free performances during the catered artist reception for watercolorist Daniel Egusquiza whose insightful paintings of Peru are on display this month in the library’s Second Floor Gallery. More information at http://rohrbachlibrary.wordpress.com/2011/10/07/2233/ or firstname.lastname@example.org or call x3-4766.
Bruce Jensen, librarian, Rohrbach Library Voices & Choices Center
Come to the Disability Panel on Thursday, Oct. 13, from 11 a.m. – noon in AF, Room 102. KU students with disabilities will discuss the impact of their disability on learning and what strategies are helpful to them in the classroom. Usually what helps a student with a disability helps all students.
Patricia J. Richter, director, Disability Services
There is another student show going up on the Brick Wall Exhibition Space - Meghan Gardoski is displaying her paintings in a show titled "Landscape Obscured." Her works will be on display from now until Oct. 20. There is a free catered opening reception for the public on Tuesday, Oct. 11 from 6-7 p.m. at the Brick Wall.
Alicia Bonilla-Puig and Elizabeth Emmett, gallery coordinators
The University Writing Center now has NEW HOURS to accommodate more students, so please share this information with your classes and encourage them to seek out our assistance in Old Main 132 for their writing projects. UWC New Hours (beginning Oct. 11): M-TH 9-5, Fri 10-4, Mon and Wed evenings 6-9 p.m.
Amanda Morris, Ph.D., assistant professor of Multiethnic Rhetorics and Director of the University Writing Center
We are looking for QUIT stories. KU Health Ambassadors and Health Promotion Services are looking for tobacco quit stories for the Great American Smokeout Brunch on November 17. If you are interested in sharing, please email KUHA@kutztown.edu.
Frances C. Cortez Funk, director, Health Promotion Services
Students are invited to talk with President Cevallos in an open meeting on Thursday, Oct. 13, from 11 a.m. to noon in Boehm 145. Dr. Cevallos welcomes your thoughts, concerns and suggestions regarding Kutztown University.
Toyia S. Reed, Office of the President