Spring visitation Day on Saturday, Mar. 24 - The Office of Undergraduate Admissions is hosting the second of three Spring Visitation Days for accepted freshmen and transfer students entering the Fall 2012 semester. Please join us in welcoming more than 1200 visitors on this day.
Nancy Wunderly, director, Admissions
On Thursday, Mar. 29, at 11 a.m. in the KU Planetarium, students and faculty of Digital Arts, Electronic Media, Communication Design, Art, Film, Music and Theater are invited to the lecture/demonstration on “Integrating Visual Media as Performance.” Squonk Opera’s artistic directors Jackie Dempsey and Steve O’Hearn will discuss the creation of their original shows with new real-time visually based performance forms, demonstrate the process where media, staging and design are all developed concurrently, and show video selections.
Squonk Opera’s Performance of "Mayhem and Majesty" will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Ursa Minor’s Café in the MSU. KU Student tickets are $5 and available at the MSU Information Center.
Elaine Bonfitto, community outreach coordinator, KU Presents!
This week's MSU Movie Series film is "Sherlock Homes: A Game of Shadows" which will be shown in the MSU Alumni Auditorium on Thursday and Friday at 8 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. 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
Bears @ Nite from the Office of Student Involvement is having another Primp My Bod Event! This FREE event is scheduled for this Friday, Mar. 23, from 9 p.m.-12 a.m in MFU rooms 218, 223, & 157 (nails). Everything is free! Free haircuts (opportunity to donate to locks of love), eyebrow waxing, synthetic hair feathers, french manicure painting on fingers or toes, massages, Paisley & Company, pizza, cake, fruit, veggies, & more! Hope to see everyone there.
Colleen Boland, graduate assistant, Office of Student Involvement
The Greater Reading Chamber of Commerce & Industry has announced its 2nd annual Business Idea Competition with a Mar. 30 deadline. 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. Last year’s winning team was from Kutztown! Competition rules are available at http://www.greaterreadingchamber.org/files/KIZ_BusinessIdeaChallenge_Rules.pdf#zoom=100.
Questions about the application may be directed to Jennifer Leinbach at 601-898-7778 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For additional information, please contact Pamela Vargas at email@example.com.
Successful Interviewing – Tue., Mar. 27, 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!
Job Fair for Educators – Wed., Mar. 28, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Holiday Inn, Fogelsville/Breinigsville, PA - The Job Fair for Educators is specifically for senior education students and alumni. Recruiters from educational employers throughout Pennsylvania as well as from other states across the country will share information about teaching careers with candidates.
Kerri Gardi, director, Career Development Center
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.
Kutztown University Choir is presenting Henry Purcell's "Dido & Aeneas" on Friday, Mar. 23, and Saturday, Mar. 24, at 7 p.m. in the Georgian Room, OM. This short baroque opera details the tragic suicide of Dido after the successful plot of a Sorceress convinces her that Aeneas does not return her affections. It will be a modern adaptation, set in a futuristic/fantastical environment. Opera like you've never seen! Free admission.
The annual Berks Guild Juried Craft Show will be taking place this Saturday and Sunday in the Keystone Hall Field House. Due to this event, the E-1 (Keystone Hall) parking lot will be closed as follows:
Friday (3/23) – the South end (the 2 rows closest to the Field House) will be closed beginning at 6:30 a.m. The remainder of this lot will be closed beginning at 9 p.m. on Friday.
Saturday/Sunday (3/24-25) – the entire E-1 parking lot will be closed.
The E-1 parking lot will reopen on Sunday evening. Please find alternate parking locations for this time period – potential options are lots E-2, F-1, F-6.
Also, all faculty/staff/students will be admitted free of charge into this event by showing your KU ID. I hope you have time to visit and enjoy the Craft Show. Thank you very much for your cooperation in this matter.
Terry L. Sitler, director, Conference Services
Allies of Kutztown University proudly welcome Ms. Mia Mingus to speak about her work on disability justice, transformative justice, reproductive justice and queer liberation on Mar. 28, at 4:30 p.m. in the Alumni Auditorium, MSU 183. This event is open to the public, and there is no ticket required. Mia Mingus is also sponsored by the Disability Services Office, the GLBTQ Resource Center and the Women’s Center.
Tickets for Broadway Spider-Man - This Saturday see the hit show Spiderman on Broadway that has people around the world talking. The spine-tingling combination of your favorite characters, ground-breaking visual design, amazing aerial stunt-work, and a driving rock score will keep you on the edge of your seats! Claimed as a “visual feast” and containing “plenty of breathtaking moments”, this is a great opportunity for the Students of Kutztown! Normally with tickets costing $150+, ACE is able to offer students a discounted price of only $45 for orchestra seating. Non-KU students also save with tickets costing them $90. Come to the Office of Student Involvement at MSU 153 today to sign-up for this sensational opportunity! They accept cash or check made out to KUSSI. The bus leaves this Saturday, Mar. 24, at 9 a.m. from the parking lot of the MSU. For more information on the show go to: http://spidermanonbroadway.marvel.com/ or call Petritsa Chatzitziva at x3-4043.
Petritsa Chatzitziva, advisor, Office of Student Involvement/ ACE
The Language Resource Center with PSMLA presents an "L2 Tech Day: Communication with Communities" on Apr. 14. Join us for a full day of workshops focusing on technology for the World Language Classroom. Our keynote presenter will be Ms. Silvina Orsatti, the 2011 NECTFL/Sans Mead Fellow. Her presentational workshop,“Exploring Web 2.0 - Three V’s to Enhance Four C’s,” will look at three tools, Voki, VoiceThread and VidiNotes, and how to use them to in the L2 classroom to enhance 21st century skills and promote communication within and beyond the classroom walls. In addition, two of Kutztown University's own MLS faculty will present: Dr. Lynn Kutch - “Cultural Communication through Storytelling and Music Videos”, and Dr. Nanzy Zimmerman - “Using Google Maps to promote the three modes of communication in and outside the classroom”.
Registration is limited to 40 Participants! Register by Mar. 23, for Early-Bird Registration Rates. Please send registration form and check to: Phyllis Rzodkiewicz, 5410 Gardner Drive, Erie, PA 16509 (Checks payable to PSMLA) or register on-line at http://www.psmla.net/L2TechDay (fees may be higher on-line due to on-line payment transaction fees). PSMLA membership is required for all attendees. For more information, visit http://www.psmla.net/L2TechDay or the Kutztown University Language Resource Center's site http://www.kutztown.edu/academics/liberal_arts/lrc/events/L2techday.html.
The Reading-Berks Chapter of the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen (www.rbcrafts.org) will hold its 10th Annual Juried Spring Fine Arts and Craft Festival in Keystone Hall, Kutztown University, Kutztown, Pa., on Saturday, Mar. 24, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, Mar. 25, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The highly popular Mid-Atlantic craft show is presented in partnership with the Pennsylvania German Scholarship Studies, the Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center in Kutztown and the university, whose art students also will exhibit their work at the show. The donation for admission is $4. Children under 12 are free. For more details, visit the website www.rbcrafts.org or email email@example.com. Or call 610-678-6650.