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(Announcements and other information that have previously appeared in the Daily Brief.)
For the Bible Tells Me So
is a documentary that takes a look at religious criticism and support of
non-heterosexual individuals through the stories of real people and real
experiences. Stop by the GLBTQ Resource Center on Mar. 5 at 6 p.m. for a
screening of the documentary, followed by a short discussion. For more
information, please contact the GLBTQ Resource Center at x6-4111.
Chrissy Guzzi, writing intern, GLBTQ Resource Center
These are the last few days to see “The Reverse of Volume,” a large-scale art installation created by world-renown artist Onishi Yasuaki in the Marlin and Regina Miller Gallery in the Sharadin Arts Building. Here's a video preview: http://vimeo.com/36021985
The following juniors and seniors will be completing the Professional Writing Comprehensive Exam on Friday, Mar. 2. Please excuse them from any missed classes and allow them to make up any missed work.
Mar. 2: 12-4 p.m.: Tawni Kramer, Shannon Magee, Sabrina Hughes, Rebecca Coon, Rebecca Kremm, Patrick McGorrey, Nadia Saar, Molly Sams, Michael Davalos, Kevin Hart, Kaitlyn Ieradi, Jessica Delia, Jacob Seibel, Drew Simonvich, Donna Morris, Danielle Bennicoff, Daniel Clark, Christine Guzzi, Cameron Bradley, Cajetan Berger, Bryan Kleiner, Ashley Piraino, Amirh Brunson, Amanda Reed
Mar. 2: 2-6 p.m.: Tyler Wardenski, Sara Fazio, Samuel Hasman, Samantha Vega, Rosemary Hogan, Miriam Hasker, Lillian Finsel, Keith Karatzas, Kaia Schroding, Jessica Reppert, Jennifer Potter, Ian Sweesey, Hannah Addison, Erin Bauer, Darren McGlone, Collin Roche, Carlos Padilla, Britny Kondravy, Bridget Hart, Ashley Woodhouse, Ashley Lott, Arielle Faust, Andrew Mark, Alexis Bleam.
Anthony C. Bleach, Professional Writing Comprehensive Exam Coordinator
Successful Interviewing, Thur., Mar. 1, 11-11:50 a.m., MSU 250 - Jobs are won in interviews; those who interview the best, fare the best. Find out what you must do before, during, and after your interview. Learn what to bring with you, including your questions for the employer. Discover how to eliminate surprises, reduce anxiety, and to analyze your strengths and weaknesses. Give yourself the advantage over the competition.
Kerri Gardi, director, Career Development Center
Frederick Douglass and the Legacy of Strong African Women- Facilitated by Dr. Christine Saidi on Wednesday March 7 at noon in Rohrbach Library 100B: Frederick Douglass was among the first to connect the abolitionist movement to the women’s suffrage movement. Did his philosophies develop as a result of his heritage? During Women’s History Month, come explore the feminist roots of Frederick Douglass with Dr. Saidi of the KU History department. Snacks and refreshments will be provided. For more information, please contact Taheerah Entsuah at email@example.com.
iService Desk and TMA service interruption - On Friday, Mar. 2, from 1-4 p.m., Facilities will be performing an upgrade to TMA. During that time, the iServiceDesk website will not be available. We are planning our production and work order processing around these times so that they have the least impact to our campus customers. However, there may be limited service capability and access to iService Desk and TMA may be interrupted during this time. Our Work Control Center will be open and staff will be available to assist you with urgent needs during the upgrade. If you require assistance during that time, please call the Work Control Center at x3-1594.
Mark S. Fujita, technology specialist, Facilities
Department of Social Work 10th Annual Community Forum, Multi-Level Social Work in the Digital Age, will be held Mar. 23, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., in MSU. This year’s event will raise awareness of the need for the social work profession to identify best practices in the effective and ethical use of technology, electronic communications, remote sensing, social media, and client management software. We invite community leaders, agency executives, policy makers, social workers, human services professionals, faculty, alumni, and students. Full-day attendees will receive 6 social work continuing education credits, including 3 ethics credits. To register, please visit http://socialwork.kutztown.edu. Questions? Please contact Dr. Sharon Lyter, forum chair, firstname.lastname@example.org or x3-4235.
Members of the Music Department will dedicate their new harpsichord on Monday, Mar. 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the Georgian Room. Music of the Baroque and classical eras will come alive through the artistry of: Ina Slater Grapenthin, harpsichord soloist and continuo; Maria Asteriadou and Daniel Immel, pianoforte; Susanna Lowey, flute; Valerie Trollinger, bassoon; Trucilla Sabatino, soprano; Marie-Aline Cadieux and Chris Hoster, tenor. The concert is free. Please join us.
Kutztown University’s Department of Music Jazz Studies Area presents the 8th Annual Big Band Bash this Friday, March 2 at 7:30 p.m. in the McFarland Student Union Multipurpose Room. This event features KU Jazz Ensembles I and II locked in a classic Battle of the Bands playing big band swing music from the World War II era. The music of Glenn Miller, Harry James, Count Basie, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Benny Goodman and many more WWII-era bands will be highlighted. KU jazz vocal professor and Harry James alums Cathy Chemi vocals, and Skip Sitne lead trumpet, will be featured. The Fleetwood High School jazz ensemble, “Cadillacs” will open the festivities. This event is $5 at the door; free to KU staff and students. All proceeds go to the KU Jazz Studies Scholarship Fund.
Registration for the following wellness programs will run from February 27 through March 2 with a program start date of March 5:
“Strides for Health” is an eight week self-directed walking program designed to help you improve your level of fitness through walking/running. This program is designed for those walking at home and their partners and does not replace the “Walk N Talk” program. For those employees covered under PASSHE Highmark Blue Shield (NON-PEBTF), completion of this program will count as 25 points for Healthy U.
“Eat Well for Life” is an eight-week self-guided program designed to help participants raise awareness of their current eating behaviors with the goal of building a better diet. For those employees covered under Highmark Blue Shield (NON-PEBTF), completion of this program will count as 10 points for Healthy U.
Registration and program information can be found at: http://hr.dept.kutztown.edu/Health/pdf/Implementation2011-12.pdf
Jean Adam, benefits manager
The KU Philosophy Club will meet on Thursday, March 1, 11 a.m. in MSU 323. Professor Oskars Rieksts of the Computer Science Department will be speaking: Information Ethics - A View from the Trenches
Milo Crimi, president -- Allan Bäck, advisor
There is a new show up in the Student Union Art Gallery! The gallery is currently featuring "My Other Car is a Spaceship" a selection of paintings by Katie Hosler. The exhibition will run from now until March 7.
Getting Your Bell Rung and Seeing Stars: What it means to have a Brain Injury -- On March 6, from 3 – 4:30 p.m., in MSU Alumni Auditorium, there will be an educational program on Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). Deborah Delgado, the Traumatic Brain Injury Project Director of the Disability Rights Network will speak as well as Monica Vaccaro, Program Director of Brain Injury Association of PA. Basic brain injury, blast injury and sport concussion will be covered. A panel of KU students with TBI will describe their experiences.
Sponsored by Disability Services
Attn: Gold Status Student Organizations -- 2012-2013 Special Funding Packets are now available for pick-up. The deadline to submit the requests is Friday March 23. Late submissions will not be accepted. For additional information and to print the packet please visit: http://kunited.kutztown.edu/organization/KUSSI/news/details/9476?fromCampus=True
The University Curriculum Committee (UCC) will conduct a continuation meeting on Thursday, March 1, at 11 a.m., in MSU 312, to consider the remaining curricular proposals on its February agenda, which can be found online at http://www.kutztown.edu/committees/ucc/agenda.html. Individuals and/or departments with proposals on the agenda are invited and encouraged to attend to answer any questions that may arise.
R.S. Schaeffer, chair, University Curriculum Committee
KUR is proud to once again be a sponsor of one of the top jazz fests in the world (and we're lucky enough that it's right in our own backyard)! Stay tuned over the coming days and weeks for artist interviews and ticket giveaways to the 22nd annual Boscov's Berks Jazz Fest! Happening March 23-April 1 at various venues all around Reading and Berks County. As always, listen to our easy-going yet energetic daytime mix of music that we call "The KU Radio Lounge" for many of the artists coming to this year's fest. And make sure you're a fan of our Facebook page for first dibs on tickets and early heads-up on interviews!
Michael Regensburger, educator/manager/advisor, Kutztown University Radio
Reading-Berks Chapter of the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen invites college art students to participate, free of charge, in the 10th Annual Spring Fine Arts & Craft Festival March 24th & 25th, 2012 At Kutztown University’s Keystone Field House, Saturday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. & Sunday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Eligible participants will be current full or part-time students at a College or University, and all crafts exhibited must be created by the student applying. Those who have not yet participated in a Reading-Berks Guild Festival, must include digital images of examples of work (or website address) for review with their application. Students must participate both days of the Craft Show. Please apply as soon as possible, deadline for registration is March 2. Application can be downloaded here, https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=ZGVmYXVsdGRvbWFpbnxwYWdlcm1hbmNoY3xneDoyYmMxYjkyMDI3OTFhNDZh&pli=1