Textiles Now-2012 is a juried exhibition at Eckhaus Gallery through March 23.
See more information below.
The Daily Brief
Monday, March 5, 2012
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
Science Olympiad Still Needs Volunteers - Looking for something to do
over Spring Break? Volunteers are needed to help KU host the Central Eastern
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. Please 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.
*** Faculty wanted for scoring data and the Appeals Board. The Appeals Board
will arbitrate issues between supervisors and coaches over rule disputes. "Legal
eagles" and "Judge Judy’s" – perfect job for you (science background optional).
Please contact our volunteer coordinators: Dr. Daniel Aruscavage at
email@example.com or Dr.
Gregory Setliff at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Joann S. Monko, chemistry instructor,
APSCUF-KU is offering five (5) $500 scholarships
to students returning in the Fall 2012. Applications are available on the
website – www.apscuf.org/kutztown,
in the APSCUF office, 203A Old Main, the main desks in each dorm and in the
McFarland Student Union building.
Gregory Setliff, Chair APSCUF-KU Student Liaison
America Reads will be hosting its annual spring event on Mar.
31, 10 a.m. to noon in MSU 218. The program, Dr. Seuss'
If I Ran the Zoo
will be offered for children in the local community. The Lehigh Valley Zoo
will be having a presentation of animals from 10-11 a.m. There will be free
food along with games and every child leaves with a free book.
Kutztown Area Toastmasters Open House
on Wednesday, Mar. 7 at 4:30 p.m. in
MSU 312. Learn about Toastmasters and see a meeting in action. Free snacks!
Colleen Boland, graduate assistant, Office of Student Involvement
Textiles Now-2012 - A juried exhibition of current students, recent alumni and
new faculty of the Fibers department. Sponsored by the Kutztown University Fibers Guild and Club.
Feb.23-Mar. 23 at Eckhaus Gallery, 157 Main Street. Hours are Monday-Friday, 4 p.m.- 8 p.m. and
Saturday, 12 p.m.- 4 p.m.
Michael Radyk, assistant professor, Crafts & Art
Marrissa Nieradka is now showing "White, " a series of textiles, on the
Brick Wall. The show will be on display from now until Wednesday, Mar.
21. There is a catered opening reception on Tuesday, March 6 from 6-7 p.m. on
the Brick Wall. Refreshments will be served! Please consider attending the
opening or show and encourage your friends to support their peers and the
Alicia Bonilla-Puig and Elizabeth
Emmett, Gallery Coordinators
The Student Recreation Center will be operating under the following special
hours during spring break:
Friday, Mar. 9: 6 a.m.-6 p.m.
Saturday, Mar. 10 – Sunday, Mar. 11: CLOSED
Monday, Mar. 12 – Friday, Mar. 16: 6 a.m.-6 p.m.
Saturday, Mar. 17: CLOSED
Sunday, Mar. 18 (regular hours resume): 1 p.m.- 11 p.m.
The Keystone Hall Pool
Friday, Mar. 9: 8 a.m.-9 a.m. and Noon-1 p.m.
Saturday, Mar. 10 - Sunday, Mar. 11: CLOSED
Monday, Mar. 12 - Friday, Mar. 16: 8 a.m.-9 a.m. and Noon-1 p.m.
Saturday, Mar. 17: CLOSED
Regular hours of operation will resume on Sunday, Mar. 18 from 7 p.m.-10 p.m.
*There will be no group exercise classes over break, classes will resume on
Sunday, Mar. 18*
Tracy Turner, offfice manager,
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
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
Kristy Birchard, president, FMLA
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
Questions? Please contact Dr. Sharon Lyter, forum chair,
email@example.com or x3-4235.
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.
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
Happy National Nutrition Month!
Join Chef Dan and Registered Dietitian Michelle Coleman on Mar. 6 and 20, 11
a.m. - 1:30 p.m. for two delicious entrees prepared especially for National
Nutrition Month. Michelle will be available to talk about the dishes'
nutritional value as well as share helpful information and answer any questions
you may have. Stop by to meet Michelle and enjoy Chef Dan's special entrees as
Kutztown Dining celebrates National Nutrition Month.
Check out the March menu for Chef
Dan's Table now on our website
www.kutztown.campusdish.com and find out what he'll be serving Monday, Mar.
to check out the new special offer available throughout the month of March! The
menu boasts "Delicious and Nutritious" entrees including Chipotle Orange
Chicken, Shrimp and Chicken Cajun Creole, and Cavatappi Puttanesca. Please
contact Nicole Adams at
email@example.com with questions.
You Missed It:
(Announcements and other information that have
previously appeared in the Daily Brief.)
KU Health Promotion Services and PASHHE are sponsoring a video
contest. Winning video at KU will win a $200 cash prize and will go on to
compete in the PASHHE contest. For details of #what’syourthing, please visit:
Submission deadline is April 1, 2012.
Frances C. Cortez Funk, director, Health Promotion
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 firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve
Tammy Moyer, Purchasing
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
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.
•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,
Linda D. Bowen, scholarship
coordinator, Financial Aid Office
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
Kerri Gardi, director, Career