My family and I wish to express our heartfelt thanks to our friends and
colleagues on campus for the prayers, flowers, phone calls and visits during my
recent illness and recuperation. We are truly blessed to be part of such a
caring and supportive campus community.
Kim Rhode, Facilities
Reminder to all employees: Direct deposit recipients can access their pay statements online via Employee Self Service. Pay statements for the Sept. 21, 2012, pay are viewable now. Your user name is your full Kutztown email address and the password is the same as you use to sign into the network and other associated systems. Choose the gray tab marked “Employee Self Service,” then go to “payroll” and then scroll down and choose “online pay statement.” The portal is best viewed with Internet Explorer or Safari. Please contact HR using Ask HR if you have any trouble accessing the system or viewing your information.
Jennifer Weidman, manager, Payroll
The KU Writing Center is proud to offer Get Real: Rocking the Standardized Essay Test, a 15-minute in-class presentation for your students who plan to take the PAPA, GRE, GMAT, LSAT, or MCAT. This detailed and interactive overview will show your students exactly what the test reader expects. Please contact Dr. Amanda Morris at email@example.com to set up a session.
Amanda Morris, director, University Writing Center
Noesis is an intellectual discussion group open to all members of the Kutztown University community. It will meet on Friday, Sept. 21, 4:30 p.m. in OM A Wing [nearest admin building] 222A. We typically discuss work in progress or an article of common interest, along with a teaching tip. If you would like to be put on the email list and/or receive the papers to be discussed, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Allan Bäck, Philosophy
All student organization treasurers - If you were unable to attend Tuesday's treasurer’s meeting, please attend the last session of this year. The final meeting will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 19, at 3 p.m. in MSU157.
Dawn Williams, accounting manager, KUSSI
Career Development Center Open House - Sat, Sept. 22, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., Stratton 113 - Stop by the Career Development Center to check out our services and resources for all students beginning with freshmen year. Play our trivia game for a chance to win some prizes.
Kerri Gardi, director, Career Development Center
Rescheduled --- LRC Day and the Amazing Language Race - Our Language Resource Center Day and the Amazing Language Race have been rescheduled for Oct. 11. Please join us on this new day for some great fun-filled events! http://www.kutztown.edu/academics/liberal_arts/lrc/
Deanne Cobb-Zygadlo, director, Language Resource Center
Leonard 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 on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 7 p.m. Boehm145. Topic of discussion is “Alternate Realities: Political Discourse in a Facts-Optional Nation.” This presentation is a free, ticketed event. Tickets are available with a KU ID at the Student Union Information Desk.
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
The GLBTQ Resource Center invites you to attend a screening of the 2012 GLADD Outstanding Film Award Winner “Pariah”, on Monday, Sept. 24, at 3 p.m. in the Alumni Auditorium, MSU183. The dynamic drama showcases a young lesbian embracing her identity. A discussion about sexual identity follows the film. For more information, please visit kutztown.edu/glbtqcenter.
Tawni Kramer, writing intern
Make plans to be here this Saturday for Family Day! Many events going-on including the Pride & Passion exhibit, football, Bear Tracks 5K, and much more! See the website: http://www2.kutztown.edu/familyday
The KU Philosophy Club will meet on Thursday, Sept. 20, 11 a.m. in MSU 323. Milo Crimi will be speaking on: Original Sinn, A Medieval Theory of Sense and Reference. All are welcome.
Milo Crimi, president and Allan Bäck, advisor, Philosophy Club
Are you or do you know a student looking to make a difference in the lives of area children? Sign up today to be an America Reads tutor! The America Reads tutor program is set-up to pair a KU student with a child in elementary or middle school. The student will help the student with reading, writing or math and be a mentor. For more information, please contact America Reads at email@example.com.
We are excited to announce that in conjunction with PASSHE, KU has launched our own Entrepreneurial Leadership Center. One of our objectives is to give students the opportunity to take their passionate interest and translate it into a business idea. In other words, "Turn your Passion into a Paycheck!" Dr. Hibbs, the Entrepreneurship Education Coordinator, will walk you through this exciting process of learning how to create a business idea plan. Your completed plan may be entered into a Idea Plan Competition. This contest will be judged and result in certificates of completion (resume builder). Students eligible for the state competition have the opportunity to win cash prizes. Top prize is $10,000! If you are interested in winning money and certificates, please come to one of our information sessions on Sept. 20 at 6 p.m. in DF room 210. For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Colleen Boland, graduate assistant, Office of Business
Kutztown Area Toast Masters: Ever wished you could improve your communication skills and become a better speaker? To learn how KAT can help YOU, please visit our lobby tables on Sept. 19, and 20 at MSU. Meetings are held the first and third Wednesday of every month, MSU312, at 5 p.m. For more information, please call x3-4028.
Jennifer Spencer, graduate assistant
Landing Your Federal Dream Job or Internship - Thur., Sept. 20, 3-4 p.m., Stratton113 - Webinar for students interested in finding and applying for federal internships and jobs! This session will highlight a number of exciting internships and jobs across government, and show you how to research, find, and apply for an internship or job that is right for you.
Test Prep for GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT, (Pre-registration Required) - Sun, Oct. 7 (on your personal computer) – Sign-up at http://careers.kutztown.edu by Oct. 3 - Get ready for the GRE, GMAT, MCAT or LSAT. Take a practice test for FREE and receive a detailed score report to assist you in preparing for the real exam. Tests are taken online from your personal computer! Pre-registration required! Tests start at or after 2 p.m. depending on test. Length of tests will vary.
Job Search & Networking - Thur., Sept. 20, 11-11:50, MSU218 - Find out why a good resume isn’t all you need to land that job. This workshop will cover the Six Sure Steps to Success, the art of networking, and tips to locating those “hidden jobs” (it’s more than Monster or CareerBuilder!) Beginning the job search process can seem overwhelming…we’ll show you how to break it down into manageable tasks so you meet your goal….your career.
Kerri Gardi, director, Career Development Center
Language Resource Day is this Thursday, Sept. 20, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in DeFran 107 and 109. Learn about the LRC and our student resources. Have fun with languages and meet new people! Students can learn study techniques for language learning and academic success.