In Case You Missed It:
(Announcements and other information that have previously appeared in the Daily Brief.)
The Secondary Education Department
that the spring
Comprehensive Examination for the Master of Education in Secondary Education has
been scheduled for Saturday, Mar. 24, at 9:15 a.m. in 23 Rohrbach Library.
Students wishing to take the examination should contact the Secondary Education
Theresa Stahler, chair, Secondary Education Department
Join Troy Hein, the sports director for WFMZ, at Saturday’s basketball double header as he promotes his new children’s book "Jay at Play: The Season". The women’s game starts at 1 p.m., with the men’s game to follow.
Alta M. Hart, programming and event administration, Athletics
This week's MSU Movie Series film is The Muppets which will be shown in the MSU Alumni Auditorium on Thursday and Friday at 8 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday at 2 and 8 p.m. Admission is free! Check out the MSU movie website for more information. http://www.kutztown.edu/divisions/studentservices/departments/msub/programs/submovies.asp
John Alfero, technical services coordinator, Student Union & Involvement Services
This is a reminder to students that the PSECU scholarship applications are due in the PSECU office on Feb. 23. There is still time to fill out an application.
Linda L. Lorincz, business advisor/manager, PSECU
Students are invited to talk with President Cevallos in an open meeting on Thursday, March 1, 11 a.m. to noon in Boehm 260. Dr. Cevallos welcomes your thoughts, concerns and suggestions regarding Kutztown University.
Toyia S. Reed, Office of the President
Are you interested in designing the new KU Krew T-Shirt? The KU Krew is the student fan section at home athletic events. This shirt would be distributed to KU Krew members for 2012-2013 athletic events. For more information on our T-shirt design contest, please email email@example.com. Designs will be accepted now through Mar. 9 and the winner will be voted on at our meeting on Mar. 22 at 3 p.m. in MSU 322. All are welcome to submit designs and attend our meeting.
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is holding a Math, Science, and Technology Open House on Saturday Mar. 3. Prospective students will have the opportunity to talk with faculty, current students, alumni and admissions personnel. The event will include tours of the campus and the science, math, and technology research and academic facilities. For more information please visit http://www.kutztown.edu/sciopenhouse/ or call the Office of the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences at x3-4305.
Science Olympiad Needs Volunteers - Looking for something to do over Spring Break? Volunteers are needed to help KU host the Centraleastern Regional Science Olympiad. Festivities are scheduled for Wednesday, Mar. 14 (snow date: Mar. 15). We are expecting 27 high schools and 14 middle schools from Berks, Lehigh, and Northampton Counties. There will be more than 600 students competing in 46 events in a variety of science disciplines such as biology, earth science, chemistry, physics, computers, and technology. Check out our website at http://www.kutztown.edu/acad/physci/olympiad/. You do not need a science background to be a volunteer. We need help with registrations, lobby info, food sales/delivery, set-up, scoring, event assistance and so much more. Please contact our volunteer coordinators: Dr. Daniel Aruscavage at firstname.lastname@example.org or Dr. Gregory Setliff at email@example.com.
Joann S. Monko, chemistry instructor, Physical Sciences
The Greater Reading Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s hosts its Second Business Idea Competition, deadline for registration is Mar. 30. The annual Business Idea Challenge encourages local college students to consider and pursue entrepreneurial opportunities, particularly in the technology field. The competition is open to students from Albright College, Alvernia University, Kutztown University, Penn State Berks and Reading Area Community College. Proceeds from the event benefit local agencies and funds including The Cheryl Okafor Memorial Fund, Care for Christine McGhee, Sabina Rose O’Donnell Memorial Fund, Berks Women in Crisis, Turning Point of Lehigh Valley, and Planned Parenthood of Northeastern Pennsylvania as well as The Girls and Women of Haiti, the V-Day 2011 International Spotlight. For more information, please contact Grace Hill at x3-4655 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Retirement Counseling Sessions: Representatives from VALIC and Great West (deferred compensation program) will be on campus for individual counseling sessions in H.R. Kemp Building as follows:
VALIC – Wednesday, Feb. 22 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. To register for a session: www.valic.com then click “Seminar Registration” and use the code: 9862KUT11A
Great West – Tuesday, Feb. 28 - To register for a session, contact Jaime Robbins at Jaime.Robbins@GWRS.com or call 1-717-901-3590 – Ext. 62229
Jean Adam, benefits manager, Human Resources
KU Anime Club is attending the Katuscon convention, National Harbor, Md., this weekend. Students leave Thurs. morning, Feb. 16 and return on Sun., Feb.19. Katsucon celebrates Japanese animation, comics and Japanese influence on youth culture worldwide. Through student initiative the KU Anime Club has raised funds for this, their one annual outing. Any courtesy faculty might be extend to these students, including allowing them to make up missed classes or assignments will be appreciated. Attendees: Mia Andersen, Santiago Benham, Sarah Camus, Lee Fehrs, Steve Feick, Eliza Frederic, Lauren Gillespie, Courtney Hafner, Mike Heffner, Ashley Horner, Abbey Howe, Melissa Jacobson, Daniel Jungkind, Lauren Kapes, Adriana Kaplan, Keyana Kern, Sam Kissinger, Abe Klein, Zack Lubow, Jessica Mckenney, Tyler Miller, Brenda Proctor, Georgia Protevi, Jerry Riccio Andrew Ritchie, Nicole Rodolico, Kristen Schappell, Ian Sweesey, Samantha Thomas, Daniel Wasgatt, Mark Weaver, and Jenn Zweiger.
Kevin McCloskey, faculty advisor, Communication Design
Spring cleaning—professional style - Gather the work clothes you never wear -- suits, jackets, pants, shoes, ties, shirts, sweaters, belts and accessories for women and men -- and make a donation to the professional clothing drive held by the Women’s Center and the Career Development Center in the Old Main concourse from Feb. 20-24. Donation days are Monday and Tuesday, Feb 20-21, 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
In exchange for a non-perishable food item for Friend, Inc., students-only can pick-up business professional attire on Tuesday, Feb. 21, noon - 8 p.m. The Give Away is open to students, faculty and staff on Wednesday, Feb. 22, and Thursday, Feb. 23. from 9 a.m. - 8 p.m., and Friday, Feb. 24, from 9 a.m.- 12 noon.
Grace M. Hill, director, Women's Center & GLBTQ Resource Center