Please join us in welcoming Holly Fox as the new Application
Support Manager in the Office of Information Technology. You may contact Holly
at email@example.com, x3-4172.
Mitch Freed, assistant vice provost for Information Technology
FrenchConnection@KU is an open and informal group of campus French-speakers and their friends that gathers weekly for a conversation hour. We also have regular French movie nights during the academic semester. Our meetings this Fall will continue to take place on Tuesdays at 4:45 p.m., in the Bear's Den of the McFarland Student Union Building. If you would like to subscribe to our group email list, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org, or check our Facebook group page on the KU network: "FrenchConnection@KU." The first meeting will take place this coming Tuesday, September 20. Merci!
Mathias Le Bossé, assistant professor, Geography Department
Come out and see the next exhibition in the Student Union Art Gallery! From Friday, September 16th until Thursday, September 29 the gallery will be showing "Isolation and Excess: Works by Allison Plummer." There will be a catered opening reception open to the public on Tuesday, September 20 from 6-7 p.m. As always, light refreshments will be served so we hope to see you there.
Alicia Bonilla-Puig and Elizabeth Emmett Gallery Coordinators
FDI Colloquium: Black Fatherhood - The Frederick Douglass Institute (FDI) will be hosting its first colloquium of the semester on Wednesday, September 21 at noon in the Rohrbach Library, room 100B. Dr. James Jackson of the Psychology department will facilitate the discussion surrounding parenting and childhood from the perspective of the African American male. Dr. Jackson is a cognitive-experimental psychologist with special training in the field of gerontology. The colloquium is free and open to the public.
The FDI aims to encourage the attainment and celebration of equality and diversity for students, faculty, staff and community through scholarship, symposiums, research, student leadership opportunities, community outreach, conferences, and visiting scholars.
Taheerah Entsuah, Frederick Douglass Institute
Don’t miss these two great events - Eve Wright will present “Passion is the True Success” on Wednesday, September 21, 2011 in the Alumni Auditorium, MSU 183 at 4:30 p.m. Wright is the Vice President and Associate General Counsel for the Miami HEAT and the American Airlines Arena. This event sponsored by the Multicultural Center in support of the Women’s Center and Women’s Studies.
Karen Blomain, KU Professor Emerita of English, will be reading from her novel “The Season of Lost Children” on Thursday, September 22, in the MSU, Room 250 at 7 p.m. This event is co-sponsored by Shoofly Literary Magazine, the English department, and the Women’s Center. Donations of books and money will be accepted at the door to benefit the Berks Women in Crisis Library in honor of Cheryl Okafor.
For more information on both events, visit the Women’s Center’s website at http://www.kutztown.edu/admin/womens/ or call 610 683-4655.
Grace M. Hill, director, Women's Center & GLBTQ Resource Center
The Kutztown University Council of Trustees will hold a regular meeting on Thursday, Sept. 22 at 4 p.m. at the Stratton Administration Building, room 301.
Elsa G. Collins, President’s Office
Kutztown University's newly dedicated Marlin and Regina Miller Gallery, previously the Sharadin Art Gallery, is a beautiful space in which faculty, students, and visiting artists exhibit diverse works of art, which stimulate discussion and challenge assumptions. Make sure you check-out each exhibit as they change throughout the year. See the video of the dedication here: http://www.youtube.com/user/KutztownUniversity?feature=mhee#p/u/1/I0Lt8JIRWLk
Find out exhibition dates, opportunities, hours and directions, and much more at this link: http://www.kutztown.edu/acad/artgallery/index.html.
Constitution Day - Come and take a fascinating look at our nation's history with KU's own Betsy Ross, colorful cupcakes, trivia questions and giveaways on Thursday, Sept. 22 from 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. in the MSU lobby. The Student Union & Involvement Services Office is collecting donations of denim jeans and other denim items to be cut into quilt squares and sewn into blankets for injured soldiers from Afghanistan and Iraq. Blocks will be decorated during our annual Constitution Day on Thursday, Sept. 22 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Donations can be dropped off in MSU 153 until Sept. 21.
Petritsa Chatzitziva, assistant director, Student Union & Involvement Services
Save-the-Date - Dr. Chick Woodards' retirement gathering, Thursday, Sept. 22 at 4:30 p.m. See more details here: http://www.kutztown.edu/about/presidential/images/chick-invite.jpg
Construction update: Excavation of a damaged storm sewer on the west side of Schuylkill Hall is scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 20. Depending on the weather the contractor should be starting in the area by 8 a.m. and finishing no later than 4 p.m. Thank you for your cooperation and we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Tom Green, director, Facilities Energy Management and Campus Utilities
Writing Your Resume & Cover Letter - What is the best way to arrange your resume and cover letter? Which topics should appear…and which ones should not appear? Find out the key parts of a well-written cover letter, including the “grab-their-attention” middle paragraph. These presentations discuss length, kinds of paper, general do’s and don’ts, and the different types and styles. Learn when and how to send these key marketing materials to obtain that interview! Tues., Sept. 20, 11-11:50 am in MSU 250
Sophomore Career Check-Up - College of Education The Fall Sophomore Career Check-Up addresses the important question of “What do you want to do with your life?” Whether you’re struggling with choosing a major or a career or you’re concerned about finding employment after graduation, the Sophomore Career Check-Up provides sound advice and specific suggestions to help you address these concerns and plan for your future. Tues. Sept. 20 & Wed. Sept. 21, 3-3:45 pm in Stratton 113
Kerri Gardi, Director, Career Development Center
Faculty, staff and administrators are invited for fellowship, prayer and breakfast at the Airport Diner on Monday, September 26 at 6:45 a.m. or 7 a.m. if that doesn't sound as early to you! All are welcome to attend!