Pitts Jr., an American commentator, journalist, novelist and a
nationally-syndicated columnist and
winner of the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for Commentary will be presenting at KU at 7
p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 3, in Boehm145. The topic of discussion is “Alternate
Realities: Political Discourse in a Facts-Optional Nation.” This presentation is
a free, ticketed event. Tickets are available at the Student Union
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Fall 2012 Math, Science, & technology Open House: The College of Liberal Arts
and Sciences is holding a Math, Science, and Technology Open House on Saturday
Oct. 20. 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.
College of Visual and Performing Arts Faculty First Thursday! Dennis Williams, associate professor in the music department, will present “Performance Anxiety and the Fight or Flight Syndrome” on Thursday, Oct. 4, at 11 a.m. in the Sharadin120. Dennis Williams will talk about stage fright and all of its manifestations. This presentation will focus on suggesting recommendations for the condition based on the Fight or Flight Syndrome. Since Performance Anxiety affects almost everyone in every walk of life and every age group, the discussion will be helpful to many persons in the university. The presentation is not intended only for musicians.
William J. Mowder, dean, College of Visual and Performing Arts
Join Kutztown University Radio's premier live weekly community talk show "Kutztown Live" for a very special edition this coming Tuesday, Oct. 2, from 2-3 p.m. During this week's show, host Mike Regensburger will be joined separately by both candidates for the 15th Pennsylvania Congressional District, Democratic challenger Rick Daugherty at 2 p.m. followed by Republican incumbent Charlie Dent at 2:30 p.m. Both will separately be asked the same series of questions regarding local hot-button issues as well as national issues that have an impact on the local level. In addition, Mike will ask both candidates what it means to be a Democrat vs. a Republican. There are more elections happening this important November election besides President Obama vs. Governor Romney - that being important local elections like this one. Tune-in for this very important edition of "Kutztown Live."
Mike Regensburger, manager, KUR
Hey, where are my M&M's? Please be advised that the vending machines on the 1st floor of the Stratton Administration building are moving. The snack and soda machines in the IT Hallway on the 1st floor will be relocated to the same hall way on the 2nd floor. This change will be taking place sometime during the week of Oct. 1. This will be a permanent relocation, as the current space is being repurposed. If you have any questions about the vending machine relocation, please contact Matt Lowther at x6-4338.
The PASSHE Foundation is pleased to announce that a new scholarship is available for the Spring 2013 semester. Funded by Momentum, Inc., the scholarship is called “Momentum, Inc. Healthcare Scholarship.” One award in the amount of $1,000 will be made. Students must meet the following requirement to apply:
-Be a full-time junior or senior at a PASSHE university
-Be pursuing a degree in a healthcare related field including biology and healthcare informatics
-Demonstrate academic promise with a GPA of 3.0 or better
-Reside in Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Juniata, Mifflin, Perry or York counties
Deadline is Oct. 30, 2012. Applications may be picked up in the Financial Aid Office, Stratton209.
Linda D. Bowen, scholarship coordinator, Financial Aid Office
Design foundation lecture series at KU: Kira Nam Greene on Monday, Oct. 1, 1:30 – 3 p.m. in MSU Alumni Auditorium 183. For more information, please contact email@example.com.
Rhonda Wall, Art Education & Crafts Department
The Kutztown University Foundation & Alumni Engagement office is teaming up with the Miller-Keystone Blood Center to host a blood drive on the campus of Kutztown University on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. The blood drive will be held in the Multipurpose Room of the McFarland Student Union Building. Please join us in support of our community blood center. If you have any questions or would like to make an appointment, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 610-683-4110.
The Organization for Latino Awareness and Sigma Delta Pi invite you to a free Latin dance performance on Oct. 1 at 4 p.m. in the MSU183. Light refreshments will be served. For information, please email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. Co-sponsored by: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Department of Modern Language Studies, Multicultural Center, and Admissions Office.
Rachel L. López and Christine Núñez, co-advisors, OLA/SDP
The Waldorf Education Discussion Group will meet again on Sunday Oct. 14, 4 p.m. at The Independent Space, 19 East Main Street, Kutztown. The group will be discussing the first three chapters (pp. 1-43) of School as a Journey: The Eight-Year Odyssey of a Waldorf Teacher and His Class by Torin Finser. You do not have to have read the book to join us. You can direct your inquiries to Dr. Carrie Nordlund at email@example.com
Carrie Nordlund, associate professor, Art Education
Are your students dreading the essay portion of GRE, PAPA, LSAT, GMAT, or MCAT? Tell them to register now for a free hour-long workshop with the KU Writing Center and learn exactly what those test readers expect. Tuesday, Oct. 2, from 11 a.m.- noon in OM 132. Limited space. Students may reserve a seat by emailing or calling firstname.lastname@example.org or calling x3-4733.
Amanda Morris, director, University Writing Center
The Kutztown University Honorary Degree Committee is currently seeking nominations of distinguished individuals for the award. Honorary degrees are granted to men and women who have made outstanding contributions to the welfare and improvement of their community, region, Kutztown University, the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the United States, or to humanity at large. Please contact either Keith Logan at email@example.com or John Ronan at firstname.lastname@example.org for further information about the degree and for official nomination forms. The committee will be meeting to consider the nominations on Nov. 1.
KU Faculty, Staff and Students: New York City Art Buses -- Oct. 6, 13, 20, Nov. 3, 10 and Dec. 1. Spend the day in New York on your own at the museums, galleries and stores. Leave KU from Parking Lot B1, west of Boehm Science Building at 9 a.m. Sign-up in the College of Visual and Performing Arts Dean’s Office located in Sharadin210. Tickets are $20. KU ID must be shown to purchase ticket. First come, first served!
William J. Mowder, dean, College of Visual and Performing Arts
Children's Literature Conference Information: Kutztown University's Elementary Education Department is hosting their 15th Annual Children's Literature Conference on Apr. 13, 2013, in the MSU. Professional educators as well as KU education students are invited to experience presentations by four keynote speakers who are nationally renowned authors and illustrators. Featured authors and illustrators will be discussing making connections in literature for elementary education students and attendees will have the opportunity to review the best of 2012 books for the K-4 and 5-8 student audiences. Our website is http://kuchildrenslitcon.wordpress.com/ and we can also be found on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. If you need more information regarding our event, please let me know.
Megan Borascius, graduate assistant, Elementary Education