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
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
KU Dining Services would like to congratulate Amber Lee Weber who won a FREE 14 premium meal plan valued at $1,409 for the fall 2012 semester. Names of all students that deposited $50 or more, between Aug. 13 and Sept. 7, were entered automatically into the drawing.
Kent Dahlquist, Dining Services
Touring Thessaloniki - The Anthropology Club is pleased to announce a presentation by Dr. David Webb of our own Department of Anthropology & Sociology. "Touring Thessaloniki" is a slideshow travelog about Dr. Webb's recent visit to Thessaloniki, Greece, home of the Museum of Byzantine Culture, the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki and the famous "White Tower." Anthro Club business will take up the first ten minutes of the meeting and will be followed by Dr. Webb's presentation (about 30-40 minutes). The meeting begins at 11 a.m. in OM28, on Thursday, Sept. 27. Light refreshments will be served. Come and share some anthropological knowledge.
David Webb, advisor, Anthropology Club
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
Kutztown University welcomes Jonathan Mooney on Oct. 9 - Jonathan Mooney is a writer and learning activist who did not learn to read until he was 12-years old. Mooney will discuss how he didn’t let his dyslexia and attention deficit hyperactivity get in the way of his success. Instead of letting his disorders classify him as “not normal,” he now helps families of boys and girls who aren’t problematic, but unique. For more information, please visit www.jonathanmooney.com. Jonathan Mooney will be speaking in the MSU183:
9:15 – 10:30 a.m. “The Gift: LD and ADHD Reframed”
11 a.m. – 12 p.m. “Re-Drawing The Lines Neurodiversity: A Compass to a Changing World”
12 - 12:30 p.m. Book sale/signing in the lobby outside of the Alumni Auditorium
Sponsored by Disability Services/Division of Equity and Compliance
The University Curriculum Committee (UCC) will meet on Thursday, Sept. 27, at 11 a.m., in MSU312, to consider the curricular proposals on its September agenda, which can be found online at http://www.kutztown.edu/committees/ucc/agenda.html. Individuals and/or departments with proposals on the agenda are invited and encouraged to attend to answer any questions that may arise.
R.S. Schaeffer, chair, University Curriculum Committee
Faculty and interested staff, mark your calendars for Wednesday, Oct. 3, for the First Annual Faculty Symposium, sponsored by the KU Student Bookstore. Drop-by MSU250 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. to meet with experts on topics like e-Textbooks, Custom Publishing, Art Supplies, iClickers, etc. Learn about exciting new technologies that engage students and make learning interactive for a new generation. Light refreshments served.
KU Student Bookstore
Come “Travel” The World Of Academic Success In Modern Language Studies - The department of Modern Language Studies hosts Language Resource Center (LRC) Day, a cultural event to be held in DF107 on Thursday, Oct. 11, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. LRC Day consists of learning study techniques for language learning and academic success, having fun with languages while meeting other students, and learning about the LRC and the student resources they have to offer. There will be a variety of games, activities, prizes, food and cultural fun while all at the same time getting to know the Learning Resource Center. Plus, earn stamps in your LRC Day passport for valuable class credit! Credit is valid for participating classes only. Contact your instructor to find out if you are eligible for this offer. For more information, “Like” the LRC on Facebook or contact the LRC Director, Deanne Cobb-Zygadlo 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 plan. Your completed plan may be entered into a Business Plan Competition. This contest will be judged and result in certificates of completion. 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 attend our learning sessions on Thursdays at 6 p.m. in DF210. For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Colleen Boland, graduate assistant, Office of Business
There is a new showing at the Brick Wall Exhibition space of Stefan Schein's photography. His show will be up from now until Oct. 3.
Elizabeth Emmett, gallery coordinator
Alpha Beta Alpha, the library science fraternity, is sponsoring a Scholastic Book Fair in the library. It will be open Monday, Sept. 24, through Friday, Sept. 28, 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. There are books for all ages – great holiday shopping event! Located next to the Coffee Shop. Have a cup of coffee, see the amazing baseball display and buy a new book.
Eloise M. Long, chair, Library Science/Instructional Technology
KU Has an App for That! – For prospective students, that is. KU’s new mobile app is built for use on the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. Functionality includes: About KU, the four academic colleges, campus tour, news feed, sports feed, Twitter feed, admissions notifications, and a link to Apply Now! The app can be found on iTunes and is free to download: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/ikutztown/id501338493?mt=8
Jennifer L. Umberger, director, University Marketing
Thinking about graduate school? - Thursday, Sept. 27, 11-11:50, MSU218 - Is graduate school for you? Where should you go? Full or part-time? What should you study? When should you apply? How will you pay for it? You’ll find out the answers to these and other grad school questions.
Kerri Gardi, director, Career Development Center