VIDEO: Dr. Elaine Reed, professor of English, answers the question: why are you giving to the 2011 SECA campaign... click on the picture
for the video or http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=20Uaxu12DnU
Advisors - The section of SPE010 dedicated to students fearful of public speaking is SPE010-050; MWF at noon. The course appears "closed" in MyKU, but IS NOT. Interested students need to come see Dr. Ron Grapsy in Rickenbach 235 for a brief meeting to fill out some forms to be enrolled in the section. Please advise all students who have yet to fulfill this general education requirement. Thank you!
Ron Grapsy, assistant professor, Speech and Theatre Dept
A Discussion with Lenin Agudo - Please join Lenin Agudo who was recently named a "Rising Star" by the Greater Reading Chamber of Commerce and is from the Latino Business Resource Center. The program will be on Tuesday Oct. 18, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Multicultural Center, room 104. He will be facilitating a discussion called "What Role does Race Play in the Lives of Latinos?" Students, staff and faculty are all invited. Light refreshment will be provided.
Jeann Cengeri, Multicultural Center
The Math Club will be meeting Tuesday, Oct. 18 at 11 a.m. in Lytle 218. Clinton Watton will be speaking on his summer REU.
Eric Landquist, co-adviser
German Students Organization (GSO) will welcome German performance artist Bridge Markland as she presents "Faust in the Box." on Oct. 19, at 7 p.m. in the Georgian Room of OM. Tickets are $5 for students (including local high school), and $8 for faculty/staff and adults. Follow this link for more information on the show (description, reviews, etc.), https://kud2l.kutztown.edu/pages/personal/6569/Faust%20in%20the%20Box%20General%20Information.doc
Lynn Marie Kutch, assistant professor, Department of Modern Language Studies
Award-winning author Markus Zusak will be at KU on Tuesday, Oct. 18. He will be speaking with the Class of 2015 community in Schaeffer Auditorium at 11 a.m.; and then, he will be addressing select upper-level classes in Schaeffer Auditorium at 3 p.m. There will be a book-signing and reception in the Schaeffer Auditorium Lobby at 4:30-6:30 p.m.; the KU Bookstore will be on-site to sell books, too. The KU community is welcome to attend these events. Please contact the CLAS Dean’s Office x3-4305 for information.
Dawn Slack, interim associate dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Senior Class Undergraduate Commencement Speaker - Application Deadline: Friday, October 28. Applications will be accepted from graduating seniors cleared to walk at the fall 2011 Commencement ceremony. In order to be considered for this distinction, a candidate must meet the following minimum requirements:
-have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 entering the fall 2011 semester,
-demonstrate service to the university community and demonstrate a record of good university citizenship and cooperation (Presence of these qualities shall be demonstrated in the application process and letters of recommendation.),
-demonstrate evidence of meaningful co-curricular involvement, and
-be in good disciplinary standing.
In addition, each candidate must submit a completed application available at: http://www.kutztown.edu/commencement/speakers/index.aspx?navigation=speaker. Finalists will be chosen to participate in an interview process to determine the candidate of choice who will be expected to provide a brief address (approximately 3-5 minutes) at the fall 2011 commencement ceremony.
Andrea Kirshman, asst. vice provost, Academic & Student Affairs
The Secondary Education Department announces that the fall Comprehensive Examination for the Master of Education in Secondary Education has been scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 12 at 9:15 a.m. in 23 Rohrbach Library. Students wishing to take the examination should contact the Secondary Education Office, 226 Beekey at x3-4259.T.
M. Stahler, Chair, Secondary Education Department
Faculty and staff: Phi Kappa Phi is an interdisciplinary international academic honorary established in 1897. The Kutztown University chapter is extending a self-nomination invitation to faculty and staff who have completed a bachelor’s degree with honors and are seeking university service opportunities. This invitation includes persons who previously were inducted into any chapter of Phi Kappa Phi or Phi Beta Kappa. Additional information about the organization may be viewed at www.phikappaphi.org. If interested, please contact Drs. Joe Chuk (email@example.com), Elaine Reed (firstname.lastname@example.org), or Brian Wlazelek (email@example.com) by Oct. 27.
Elaine Reed, president, Phi Kappa Phi
Keep KUR as your early autumn soundtrack - On Tuesday, Oct. 4, it's our "Tuesday Talk " segment of five hours of public access/community talk kicking off with "Kutztown Live" at 2 p.m. with host "Monsoon" Mike R. Then stay tuned at 3 p.m. for "The Dan Donahue Show," "The KU Car Show" at 4 p.m., "Notas Latinas" at 5 p.m., and "Documentation" at 6 p.m.
All of this in addition to all the new great student/staff specialty shows the full schedule of which can be found by clicking on the "Schedule" link on our webpage near the top.
Michael Regensburger, KUR Radio
The Search Committee for the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences invites the campus community to attend the Open Forums that are being held from 11 a.m. to noon for the candidates for this position:
Candidate Date Place
Dr. Roger Byrne - Monday, October 17, MSU 250
Dr. Dennis Rome - Wednesday, October 19, MSU 250
Dr. Anne Hiskes - Monday, October 24, MSU 250
Dr. Scott Wood - Tuesday, October 25, AF 201
Dr. Anne Zayaitz - Thursday, October 27, AF 201
Your input on this important search is valued and appreciated. Please visit the following link to access a copy of each candidates’ résumé: http://www.kutztown.edu/admin/acadaffairs/searches/lasdean.shtml
Dr. Al Pisciotta, Chair, Search Committee
America Reads event on Oct. 22 from 10 a.m.- 12 p.m. in MSU 281 - Free food, prizes, and every child leaves with a free book. Kids costume swap. For more details, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call x3-4065.
Leyna Belinsky, coordinator, America Reads
The Borough of Kutztown will hold its council meeting at Kutztown University this month. Council members and Kutztown University’s Student Ambassadors to the Borough Council, Christian Keebler and Nikki Rohrbaugh, will meet on Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 7:30 p.m. in MSU 250. The meeting, which is open to the public, is a wonderful opportunity to observe local government in action. All students are welcome; Public Administration and Political Science majors are sure to benefit from this experience and are encouraged to attend.
Susan L. Mangold, student service coordinator, Academic & Student Affairs
AFSCME 2234 Members: Please join us for the October meeting, Monday, Oct. 17, 7 p.m. at Janelle’s Restaurant and Catering Hall, 360 Fleetwood Rd., Bowers.
Waiting for Superman --- The fate of our country won't be determined on a battlefield, it will be determined in the classroom. Sponsored by the KU Dept. of Secondary Education, all education majors are encouraged to join us for a screening of this incredible film that addresses education in America today and where the future may lead. Monday, Oct., 17 at 6 p.m. in Alumni Auditorium, MSU. For more information, please visit http://www.waitingforsuperman.com/action/
Regina Iannello, graduate assistant, Department of Secondary Education