At Friday's faculty shop talk, assistant professor of speech communication and theater, Dr. Joe Harasta, spoke to the group about
critical nature of town-gown relations as it related to a Philadelphia university and the neighborhoods around it.
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.
Kutztown Dining wants to hear from you - Participate in a Focus Group and share your opinions about KU's Dining Services Program. Your feedback will be used as Kutztown Dining continues to improve their services to better serve the entire KU community. Please email Nicole Adams at firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to sign up for one of the following focus groups: Tuesday, Oct. 25, noon - 1 p.m. or Wednesday, Oct. 26, 4-5 p.m.
Please help support student members of the Association of Childhood
Education International and Kappa Delta Pi as they give back to the
community this semester. Visit the “GIVING TREE” outside Beekey 210. Pick an
ornament off the tree, purchase the item on the back of the ornament and bring
it back to the red box next to the tree (Beekey 210). The items you donate will
help the following organizations: Berks County Food Bank, Animals in Distress,
People for People Inc. and School, Allentown Food Bank, Last Chance Ranch,
Homeless Children's Initiative, Schuylkill County Pet Food Pantry, Berks Women
Please place your name and address on the back of the ornament, attach it to the donated item and place it in the donation box before Nov. 15. For every ornament you fill out/donate you will be placed in a drawing to win a gift card from a variety of businesses in Kutztown. Thank you for helping these education organizations give back to the community and help those in need.
Dr. Bazley, Dr. Darrah and Dr. McMillan
The academic progress requirements for financial aid have changed. Once again this semester, the Financial Aid Office will be hosting sessions to educate students and any faculty and staff members who are involved with advising students in matters of enrollment. These sessions were held in the Fall 2010 and Spring 2011. If you weren’t able to attend last year or if you would like a refresher, you are encouraged to attend. Please mention these dates and times to your students.
Monday, Oct. 24, at 3 p.m. in AF 201
Tuesday, Oct. 25, at 11 a.m. in AF 200
Wednesday, Oct. 26, at 5 p.m. in AF 200
Thursday, Oct. 27, at 11 a.m. in AF 200
Lisa Schroeder, assistant director, Financial Aid Services
Congratulations to the 2011 KU Homecoming Court:
Women: Tiffany Bates, Amanda Coletta, Angela DiPaolo, Meghan Farnan, Brittney O’Keefe, Caitlin Smith, Meghan Sovine, Runners Up: Elaina Cengeri and Crystal Corby
Men: William “Harrison” Engle, Matthew Green, Christopher Kimmel, Nicholas Nucito, Ryan Paynton, Cameo Pritchett, Perry Schwartz, Runners Up: Mike Fediw and Ronald Nase, Jr.
Students will vote for King and Queen via email invitation from Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 10 a.m. until Wednesday, Nov. 2 at 2 p.m. The King and Queen will be crowned at the Homecoming pep rally on Friday, Nov. 4, at 9 p.m. in the O’Pake Field House.
Leah M. Cassellia, Office of Student Involvement
The university received notice of the passing of Kutztown University professor emeritus, Dr. Arnold Newman. Professor Newman was a member of the English department from 1967-2001, department chair of the department from 1979-1993 and “was well-known for encouraging students and faculty to recognize the interdisciplinary nature of academics.” Dr. Newman’s funeral services are set for tomorrow. Please see his obituary for more details by clicking here: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/readingeagle/obituary.aspx?n=arnold-newman&pid=154198873
Keep KUR as your early autumn soundtrack - On Tuesday, Oct. 25, 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. Mike often has interesting and surprise guests, so make sure you're a fan of our Facebook so you can get late-breaking updates on special interviews on "Kutztown Live." 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
Monsoon Mike is at it again! Here the latest MM with his weather prognostications! Check out the Weather Balloon video:
Road Trip Nation - Not sure what you want to do with the rest of your life? Feel like you’re living someone else’s dream? Drop by to meet the RTN staff who are parking their green RV on the KU Library lawn! The Roadtrip Nation Campus Tour visits colleges across the country, inspiring students to define their own roads in life. Visit the Green RV and find out how to get involved in the Roadtrip Nation Movement; whether it'd be through hitting the road on an Indie Roadtrip, watching the latest footage of people who have followed their passions in life or simply experiencing firsthand the Roadtrip Nation philosophy that empowers people to find the open road. Mon., Oct. 24, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., on the MSU lawn.
Lehigh Valley Law School Fair - If law school is in your future, make sure to attend this informational fair. Representatives from law schools travel to the Lehigh Valley to share information regarding their programs, schools and application procedures. This is a wonderful opportunity to have your questions answered in order to make the best decision for you. Mon., Oct. 24, 3-6:00 pm, Muhlenberg College
Kerri Gardi, Director, Career Development Center
Ready for Halloween? Come to the Downtown Trick-or-Treat on Wed., Oct. 26, 6 - 8 p.m. Join KCP and OCAC for a night of trick-or-treating and games. To sign up, come to the Community Outreach Center at 281 MSU or email OCAC at email@example.com.