Pre-game tailgate this Saturday - The Kutztown University Foundation &
Alumni Engagement Office would like to extend an invitation to Faculty and Staff
for a pre-game tailgate this Saturday at the Student Recreation Center on
campus. The Golden Bears will host Millersville University. Kick-off is at 6:05
p.m., and the tailgate opens at 4:30 p.m. If you’re interested, please contact
the Alumni Engagement Office at x3-4110 for tickets.
Stephanie Deni-Iaeger, KU Foundation & Alumni Engagement
Broadway’s Next H!T Musical brings laughter to Monday, October 29 at 7:30 p.m.! These master improvisers use audience suggestions to create a full-blown musical - complete with memorable characters, witty dialogue, and plot twists galore. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for food. Tickets available at MSU Information Center or at www.KutztownPresents.org.
Singer/songwriter Tom Chapin opens the Children’s Series on Sunday, October 28 at 2 p.m. in MSU218. Give Peas a Chance, his latest 14-song album continues his longstanding practice of delivering positive, entertaining songs that engage young audiences without preaching. All tickets are $12 and available at the MSU Information Center or at www.KutztownPresents.org.
AFSCME members - At November’s meeting we will be starting the process of taking nominations for an open trustee position in Local 2234. If you would be interested in this position, please plan to attend our Nov. 19 meeting at 7 p.m. at Janelle’s Catering in Bowers.
Chris Ferris, AFSCME
You are invited to attend the Military/Veterans Meet & Greet - Thursday, Nov. 8 , 11 a.m. – noon at the Multicultural Center Unity room. Drop-by to meet fellow military and veteran KU students, faculty & staff. Hear about some of the exciting initiatives to support you! And free food and a gift!
ADA Task Force – Veteran’s Group
The Deans Office in the College of Visual and Performing Arts welcomes a new team member to our office. Ms. Joselyn Wynter has been working for us in a temporary assignment, but now is a permanent employee in our office. She is eager to greet you as you walk into our office! Her hours are Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Friday, 8 a.m. to noon. We are excited to have her as part of our CVPA team!
Debra Mengel, administration assistant, College of Visual and Performing Arts
Thank you to everyone who came out and donated blood on Monday! Miller- Keystone has turned in the numbers and with the 55 units of blood donated, 165 lives were saved! The KU Foundation & Alumni Engagement thank you! Congratulations to student Breanna Martin for winning the KU Bookstore gift card. Be sure to mark your calendar for our next blood drive, Apr. 29, 2013. For more information, please call x3-4110.
Cheryl Swavely, Alumni Engagement Office
New major gifts officer for the College of Business - I am pleased to announce the appointment of Jocelyn Johnson as the new major gifts officer, College of Business, at the Kutztown University Foundation and Alumni Engagement, effective Oct. 15. Jocelyn will be responsible for securing major gifts from individuals, foundations, and corporations to support university, college, and foundation priorities. Jocelyn graduated with a degree in chemistry from the University of California at Santa Barbara. Prior to joining the KU Foundation, Jocelyn served as an assistant director at the Harvard Business School Office of Development. Jocelyn brings a proven track record of success in major gift fundraising, which will be invaluable in meeting the foundation’s goals and objectives. Jocelyn can be reached by phone at 484-646-5857, and by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please join me in welcoming her to Kutztown University!
Jason Ketter, executive director, KU Foundation & Alumni Engagement
This week's MSU Movie Series film is "Ted " 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
World Poverty: Explanations & Responsibilities – KU celebrates UNESCO’s World Philosophy Day with a lecture by distinguished philosopher Thomas Pogge, the Leitner Professor of Philosophy and International Affairs at Yale University on Tuesday, Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. in Boehm145.
Dr. Pogge’s work on global poverty has stirred a huge ethical debate on this vital issue. His lecture will address issues pertaining to severe global poverty and is expected to critique the current state of human rights and suggest ways for improving global justice.
You are cordially invited to attend the lecture and encourage your students to do the same. If you need seats for an entire class, please contact the Philosophy Department at x3-4230. For more information, please visit: http://www.kutztown.edu/academics/liberal_arts/philosophy/philosophyday.asp. Sponsored by the KU’s Department of Philosophy, the Office of the President and the Office of the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.
Dr. M. Ashraf Adeel, Department of Philosophy
Many thanks to Jeff Werner, Pam Vargas and Adrienne Oakley for their help in putting together a response to a Reading Eagle media inquiry. The story ran yesterday: http://businessweekly.readingeagle.com/?p=6084. Be sure to notice both photographs in the story are KU.
Please help us welcome Ms. Kelly Hish, Ms. Olga Scarpero, and Ms. Patricia Gauger to the Office of Admissions. You may have already met and worked with Kelly Hish who had been serving in the position in a temporary assignment in the Office of Graduate Admissions. Olga Scarpero is in the Office of International Admissions and is a KU alumna ’09 and ’11. Patricia Gauger brings much admission experience to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. We are excited to have all three as a part of our team.
Nancy D. Wunderly, director, Admissions
Fraternity reaches out to CHOP-- The brothers of Sigma Alpha Epsilon will be taking a trip to the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia to see where all of their hard work and dedication to their philanthropy goes to. Their biggest philanthropy event, The Undie Run, raises money that goes directly to CHOP to help research efforts and raise money for treatments that are always needed. The brothers hope to broaden their relationships with the children who reside in the hospital to make the healing process fly by. If you'd like to go along for the ride, please reach-out to SAE brother Cole Davidheiser at email@example.com.
America Reads will be holding a Children’s Book Drive to be donated to local area children. Please bring new or slightly used children’s book and drop them off in the box outside the Community Outreach Center, MSU281.
Joe Hohman, coordinator, America Reads
Light up the Night is an event hosted by Sigma Lambda Beta to raise money for a heart transplant for SLB brother Dushawn Roberts. Nov. 7, at 7 p.m. behind the Rohrbach Library. For more information, please visit http://www.wepay.com/donation/iheartbeta
PSECU is now hiring interns. Please pick up an application in the eCenter office, room MSU280. Interns will be hired and trained for the spring 2013 semester. Be part of the PSECU team.
Linda L. Lorincz, business advisor & manager, PSECU
What people are saying about "The Race Experience":
James (KU sophomore) "...definitely worth it, despite it being only a snapshot, it really makes you think about what is "Skin Deep."
Ada (KU sophomore) ".....extremely interesting, and eye-opening"
If you haven't stopped by the kiosk, please do so, before Friday afternoon. For faculty and staff, we suggest a time either early morning or late afternoon. "The Race Experience" kiosk is located in the lobby area of the MSU building. The kiosk is wireless... and there are some connectivity issues during peak times. We apologize for the occasional delay.
Rhonda Branford, director, Multicultural Services
Please announce the 2012 Virginia Tech Regional Math Contest to any interested student! Compete for $750 regionally and $200 locally in the VT Regional Math Contest held 12:40 - 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 28, in Lytle214. For more information or to sign up, please contact Eric Landquist at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The new exhibition at the Brick Wall Gallery -- Olivia Sabol will be displaying her photographs through Oct 30. Come check it out!
Elizabeth Emmett, Delilah Miske, Molly Metz, gallery coordinators