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(Announcements and other information that have previously appeared in the Daily Brief.)
SAP Training for Purchasing – to be held Mar. 8, at 9:30 a.m. in the IT
Training Room 102. If you are new to SAP or would like a refresher on creating
purchase requisitions for commodities, catering, and services the basics will be
covered. If time is allowed, Storeroom reservations thru ESS will be covered
along with some shortcuts. Sign up space is limited. Please call x3-4136 or
email email@example.com to reserve
Tammy Moyer, Purchasing Department
This week's MSU Movie Series film is Twilight Breaking Dawn 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
The College of Liberal Arts & 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.
Gender and Identity Workshop – Are you male or female? Are you gay or straight? Are there only two options when it comes to gender and sexuality? On Mar. 7 at 4:30 p.m., in the Alumni Auditorium, MSU 183, learn about the diverse spectrum of identity in this eye-opening workshop. For more information, contact the GLBTQ Resource Center at x6-4111.
Mary J. Borst, Women's Center & GLBTQ Resource Center
Attention all faculty and staff who are members of a social Greek organization: Kutztown’s College Panhellenic Council is celebrating National Badge Day on Monday, Mar. 5. All members of our women’s National Panhellenic Groups will be observing the day by wearing their organization’s badges, and we encourage you to do the same.
Jenni Rach, assistant director, Office of Student Involvement
Public Speaking for Anxious Students - The Department of Communication Studies and Theater has designated SPE010-061 (MWF 1pm) for students who suffer from communication apprehension or social anxiety. Students who have been unsuccessful in SPE010, or who have avoided taking the course, are encouraged to sign up for this section. Please see Dr. Ronald Grapsy, 235 Rickenbach, to be enrolled. Enrollment is limited and must be approved by the instructor.
Ron Grapsy, assistant professor, Communication Studies and Theatre
Dr. Lawrence M. Stratton Scholarship - 2012-2013 applications are now available in the Financial Aid Office. Criteria:
•Must earn 30 or more credits by the end of fall 2011;
•Must earn a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.50;
•Must demonstrate participation and leadership in KU campus activities.
Applications must be returned to the Financial Aid Office no later than Apr. 6, 2012.
Linda D. Bowen, scholarship coordinator, Financial Aid Office
We Always Resist: Trust Black Women will be screened by FMLA on Mar. 7, at 6:30 p.m. in the Women’s Center Oasis, OM 3. We Always Resist: Trust Black Women is a short documentary about the struggles African American women experience with reproductive justice and freedom. There will be a discussion to follow the film.
Kristy Birchard, president, FMLA
Making the Most of Your Summer - Tues., Mar. 6, 11-11:50 a.m., MSU 250 - Along with vacations, relaxation, and fun in the sun, summer can be a great time for testing out career options and majors, developing basic workplace skills, learning business etiquette, and establishing professional contacts. Learn about the opportunities at KU and in your hometown.
Kerri Gardi, director, Career Development Center
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
Frederick Douglass and the Legacy of Strong African Women- Facilitated by Dr. Christine Saidi on Wednesday Mar. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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, email@example.com 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 today, March 2 at 7:30 p.m. in the MSU 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