With great sadness we report that Tim Lewis, husband of Dena Lewis (Department of Criminal Justice) passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 10. Public viewing will be Sunday 7-8:30 p.m. at Ludwick Funeral Home, 333 Greenwich Street in Kutztown. Other arrangements are private. Further information is available at www.ludwickfh.com.
Department of Criminal Justice
Attention Gold Status Student Organizations: Just a friendly reminder that SGA budget packets for the 2013-2014 academic year are due Monday, Oct. 22, at 4:30 p.m. They are to be turned in to the KUSSI Service Center (MSU 171). If you do not submit a packet by this deadline, your organization may not receive a budget for the following year. If you have not yet received your packet, please visit the KUSSI Service Center (MSU171) to pick one up or click the below link to print one out: http://kunited.kutztown.edu/organization/kussi/DocumentLibrary/View/116533
Dawn Williams, accounting manager, KUSSI
Campus Health Initiatives: A listing of health initiatives available on campus for the 2012-2013 academic year has now been posted on the H.R. Website. The first program offered this year is Maintain Your Mind which is a 6-week program designed to empower individuals to take steps to preserve and promote brain health. On-line registration for this program runs from Oct. 15 through Oct. 19, with a start date of October 22. In addition, the popular Walk N Talk and Fitness Workouts have open registration. Programs are available to all faculty and staff and non-PEBTF Highmark members can earn credit toward the Healthy U wellness program requirements.
Jean E. Adam, benefits manager, HR
Health & Wellness Services welcomes Donna Weber as a new member of the clerical support staff. Donna has been employed at the university for several years, most recently in Career Services.
Dolores Hess, director, Health & Wellness Services
Communication Design Professors Vicki Meloney and Elaine Cunfer invite you to check out their junior-level Graphic Design I poster design entries to the Skopje International Poster Design Contest in the Sharadin Student Gallery until Wednesday, Oct. 17. This year's topic is "Free Money." Students researched and studied the world economic crisis to develop their concepts and art work for this competition. For more information on the competition: http://www.skopjeposter.com/SKopje_Poster/brief.html
Kutztown University’s Love Your Body Day - The Kutztown University Women’s Center hosts “Love Your Body Day” on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., in MSU 218; followed at 3 p.m. by speaker Sonya Renee’s presentation, “The Body is Not an Apology,” in MSU 183. Love Your Body Day is a daylong event offering information, chocolate, yoga, free hugs, facials, chocolate fondue, and make your own “I love my _____” T-shirts. The Health and Wellness Center will provide flu shots to students with valid KU ID. “Give Your Body a Voice” will be set up. This is an opportunity to give a video testimonial about your body image and self-esteem. Also get a chance to experience the Berks Women in Crisis Shoe Project where the shoes tell the stories of sexual assault. Contribute your story or campus experience to the Kutztown University Shoe Project. At noon, writer Susan Shelly will tell her personal story of how she turned fear and hopelessness into hope and opportunity. Along with Susan, there will also be yoga from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Zumba from 1 – 2 p.m., and meditation at 2 p.m.
Shannon Magee, writing intern, KU Women's Center
Calling All Artists! The Reading-Berks Chapter of the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen (in Partnership with the Pennsylvania German Scholarship Studies, the Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center and Kutztown University) invites KU Students to participate in the 63rd Annual Holiday Fine Arts & Craft Festival Nov. 10-11 at KU’s Keystone Field House. Eligible students (please see eligibility requirements) will receive an 8ft x 8ft area to set-up at no cost! For more information contact Kelly Brown Brehm at firstname.lastname@example.org or 610-678-6650. Please register by Oct. 15, click here for a registration form.
Amanda Lynn Richardson, Public Relations, Events & Financial Coordinator, PGCHC
Guest Artist – Marius Watz is an artist who uses visual programming techniques to create generative digital and traditional artwork. His work spans from interactive music visualizations, to 3D printing, to light installations, and everything in between. His lecture will introduce his work, his process, and the workshop will be a hands-on seminar covering visual programming techniques using the Processing language. The lecture is on Thursday, Oct. 25, at 6:30 p.m. in Sharadin120. There is also a hands-on workshop on Friday, Oct. 26 at 9 a.m.
SnapShot PA Day at Rohrbach - SnapShot PA Day is a statewide effort to capture the value of Pennsylvania’s libraries. Join us from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Oct. 15 to record a brief video telling us how you use the Rohrbach Library’s resources and services. Our library will participate by submitting videos, photos, and statistics to the SnapShot PA website. Our videos also will be uploaded to YouTube. (There will be a paper survey for those not wanting to be videotaped.) Our 2009 SnapShot PA videos are available at: http://www.snapshotpa.org/archive_2009/videos.htm.
Karen J. Wanamaker, assistant professor, librarian, Rohrbach Library
KU Writing Center introduces Grammar Lab: Are your students suffering from comma confusion? The KUWC is developing a series of intensive and interactive Grammar Lab workshops for your students. The first is Correcting Comma Confusion where we will focus on proper comma usage and placement in students' current writing projects. Please encourage your students to reserve a seat at email@example.com or by calling x3-4733. Limited space. Oct. 16, 6-7:30 p.m. KU Writing Center, OM 132.
Amanda Morris, director, University Writing Center