The Kutztown University men’s
rugby team will participate in the 2012 USA Rugby
National Championships today and tomorrow in College Station, TX. The
Golden Bears, one of 24 teams to qualify in the country, participated in the inaugural
tournament last year, advancing to the semi-finals. The Golden Bears will play
the other three teams from their bracket on Friday. Game times are as follows:
11:20 a.m. EST - Kutztown vs. Virginia
3 p.m. EST – Kutztown vs. Texas
6:20 p.m. EST – Kutztown vs. Central Washington
Teams will be seeded based on their performance for Saturday’s action, which begins at 9 a.m. EST. Fans can follow all of the action at www.usarugby.org by clicking on the College Sevens category in the left-hand column. The site includes video webcasts of select games, as well and the tournament schedule and more. Results will also be posted at www.kutztown.edu and on the Kutztown Twitter page https://twitter.com/KutztownRugby. Be sure to tune in!
The following students will be teaching in-the-field today at Willow Lane Elementary, Macungie, Pa., 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.: Seth Dixon, Simone Evans, Rebecca Gonzalez, Alexa Gryga, Courtney Harper, Deanna Hobson, Melinda Jorgensen, Nikki Katkowski, Kerri Potter, Qiaoling Tang, Joan Wagner, Rebecka Zerfing.
Carrie Yvonne Nordlund, associate professor, Art Education
This week's MSU Movie Series film is "Apparition" 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 Snowman presented by KU Presents! is today and tomorrow, Nov. 30 and Dec. 1. This family-favorite holiday tradition will be presented at the Miller Center in downtown Reading. Based on the classic children’s book by Raymond Briggs, The Snowman film features the Kutztown University Orchestra, conducted by Dr. Will Rapp, playing the score, and bringing this beautifully drawn film to life with Dr. Kevin Kjos leading the KU Jazz Ensemble I, in the 3rd annual season special. Tickets are available at the MSU Information Desk or online at www.KutztownPresents.org.
KU Department of Music presents Chamber Singers with Dr. Dennis Williams, director on Sunday, Dec. 2 at 7:30 p.m. in the Georgian Room. Come and enjoy KU’s most select vocal ensemble singing Christmas songs, folk tunes, spirituals and madrigals throughout the ages!
As the end of the fall semester approaches, do you find your dorm or apartment filled with left over boxes of cereal? Art supplies? Packs of Ramen Noodles? Don't throw that out! During the week of final exams - Dec. 10-14 - the Women's Center Oasis at OM3, and the residence halls will have donation boxes set-up where you can donate non-perishable food items, household goods, linens, art supplies, toys, feminine products and new or used clothing. All donations will be sent to local charities. For more information, please contact Kutztown’s Women’s Center, OM 126, at x3-4655.
Shannon Magee, writing intern, KU Women's Center
The next Waldorf Education Study Group meeting is this Sunday, Dec. 2 at 4 p.m. at the Independent Space at 19 East Main Street in Kutztown. We will continue our focus on the book School as Journey by Torin Finser, chapters 7-8. All are welcome having read the book or not. We hope you will join us for a lively discussion.
Carrie Nordlund, associate professor, Art Education
Please excuse the following students on Nov. 28-30. They will be touring to area elementary schools with the Sunshine Players production of "Bullysaurus." Stephanie Shober, Jessica Doyle, Sam Brannen, Richard Warmkessel, Steven Baist, Teresa Nutter, Abagail Hoy, Timothy Carlin, Philip Thomas and Trisha Tomasko.
Johanna Forte, advisor, Sunshine Players
The Language Resource Center (DF 107/109) is offering "Language Crunches", student-led group tutoring/review/study sessions for German, Spanish and French 011, 012, 103 & 104 students over the next two weeks to help students in these classes prepare for their final exams. Please share the following with your students and advisees as may be relevant. All sessions will be in the Language Resource Center DF 107/109.
Spanish Sessions: Fri., Nov. 30 (2-3 p.m.); Wed., Dec. 5 (3-4:30 p.m.); Thurs., Dec. 6 (1:30-3: p.m.); Thurs., Dec. 6 (4:30-5:30 p.m.); Fri., Dec. 7 (1-2 p.m.)
French Sessions: Fri., Nov. 30 (9-10 a.m.); Tues., Dec. 4 (3-4 p.m.); Wed., Dec. 5 (11 a.m. - noon); Fri., Dec. 7 (10 - 11 a.m.)
German Sessions: Thurs., Nov. 29 (3-4:30 p.m.); Tues., Dec. 4 (4:30-5:30 p.m.); Wed., Dec. 5 (9-10 a.m.); Mon., Dec. 10 (9-11 a.m.)
When you come to the center, please check-in with the student assistant on duty and let them know that you are here for the Language Crunches. More information and a poster is available on our website http://www.kutztown.edu/academics/liberal_arts/lrc/.
Deanne Cobb-Zygadlo, director, Language Resource Center