KU's Marching Unit (KUMU) performs at J. Birney Crum Stadium in Allentown, PA on Sunday, Sept. 30 to participate in the 17th Annual Collegiate Marching Band Festival. Join fans, students, families and alumni in supporting KUMU at this event and see some great university marching bands perform. The bands perform one after another from noon – 5 p.m.
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., in Boehm145. Topic of discussion is “Alternate
Realities: Political Discourse in a Facts-Optional Nation.” This presentation is
a free, ticketed event. Tickets are available at the MSU Information desk.
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
The Organization for Latino Awareness and Sigma Delta Pi invite you to a free
Latin dance performance on Oct. 1 at 4 p.m. in the MSU183.
Light refreshments will be served. For information, please email
firstname.lastname@example.org. Co-sponsored by:
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Department of Modern Language Studies,
Multicultural Center, and Admissions Office.
Rachel L. López and Christine Núñez, co-advisors, OLA/SDP
Undergraduate Admissions Open House Program - Friday, Sept. 28 - Please welcome more than 500 guests to the Undergraduate Admissions Open House Program being held for prospective students and their families. Activities include academic exhibits, student services/campus life exhibits, tours of the campus and meetings with academic departments.
Valerie Reidout, associate director, Admissions
This week's MSU Movie Series film is The Amazing Spider Man which will be shown in the MSU Alumni Auditorium on Thursday and Friday at 8 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. 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
The Waldorf Education Discussion Group will meet again on Sunday Oct. 14, 4 p.m. at The Independent Space, 19 East Main Street, Kutztown. The group will be discussing the first three chapters (pp. 1-43) of School as a Journey: The Eight-Year Odyssey of a Waldorf Teacher and His Class by Torin Finser. You do not have to have read the book to join us. You can direct your inquiries to Dr. Carrie Nordlund at email@example.com
Carrie Nordlund, associate professor, Art Education
Are your students dreading the essay portion of GRE, PAPA, LSAT, GMAT, or MCAT? Tell them to register now for a free hour-long workshop with the KU Writing Center and learn exactly what those test readers expect. Tuesday, Oct. 2, from 11 a.m.- noon in OM 132. Limited space. Students may reserve a seat by emailing or calling firstname.lastname@example.org or calling x3-4733.
Amanda Morris, director, University Writing Center
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 commonwealth of 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
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