Students with Disabilities Panel - Oct. 18, 11 a.m.- noon in MSU 223. The Phoenix
Group is sponsoring a student panel to raise awareness about disabilities. KU
students with disabilities will speak about their disabilities, what strategies
they use, and what teaching styles have been helpful.
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.
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 Oct. 22. In addition, the popular Walk N Talk and Fitness Workouts have open registration. Programs are available to all Faculty & Staff and non-PEBTF Highmark members can earn credit toward the Healthy U wellness program requirements.
Jean E. Adam, benefits manager, HR
Students, Staff, Faculty and Community Members are invited to the ZUMBA Challenge! The KU Health Ambassadors teamed up with SAAC and the Student Recreation Center for an evening of fitness while raising money for Make a Wish Foundation. We will be on the football field starting at 8 p.m. for an epic Wednesday event, Oct. 17. We ask participants to donate $1 and help us make a child’s wish come true. If it rains we will move the event indoors at the Recreation Center. For more information please contact KUHA@kutztown.edu.
Frances C. Cortez Funk, director, Health Promotion Services
Kutztown Area Toast Masters: Please join us to learn how we can help you improve your communication skills. Meetings held the first and third Wednesday of every month, MSU room 312, at 5 p.m.. For more information please call x3-4028.
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
Senior Class Undergraduate Commencement Speaker - Application Deadline: Wednesday, Oct. 17 - Applications will be accepted from graduating seniors cleared to walk at the fall 2012 Commencement ceremony. In order to be considered for this distinction, a candidate must meet the following minimum requirements:
-have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 entering the fall 2012 semester,
-demonstrate service to the university community and demonstrate a record of good university citizenship and cooperation (Presence of these qualities shall be demonstrated in the application process and letters of recommendation.),
-demonstrate evidence of meaningful co-curricular involvement, and
-be in good disciplinary standing.
In addition, each candidate must submit a completed application available at: http://www2.kutztown.edu/events/commencement/for-students/student-commencement-speakers.htm. Finalists will be chosen to participate in an interview process to determine the candidate of choice who will be expected to provide a brief address (approximately 3-5 minutes) at the fall 2012 Commencement ceremony.
Andrea Kirshman, asst. vice provost, Academic & Student Affairs
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
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
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 Sharadin 120. There is also a hands-on workshop on Friday, Oct. 26 at 9 a.m.