New KU Study Abroad Opportunity in Turkey
- During Summer I 2013, Dr. Kim Shively (Anthropology) will be offering a study
abroad course in Turkey. The course, ANT/SOC/HIS History and Culture of Turkey
will serve as a basis for a two-week study abroad trip in Istanbul and Western
Turkey. Ottoman, Byzantine, Roman and Greek sites will be the focus of the tour.
For those who are interested, information sessions will be held on Feb. 5 at 5
p.m. in AF 103, and on Feb. 12 at 11 a.m. in OM 23. Students may also contact Dr.
Shively (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.
Kim Shively, associate professor, Anthropology
College of Visual and Performing Arts Faculty First Thursday! Ron Longsdorf, assistant professor of Art Education & Crafts, will present “Great Possibilities for your Home” on Thursday, Feb. 7 at 11 a.m. in Sharadin 120. Ron Longsdorf, assistant professor of Foundation Design, will present his work and research related to architecture, construction, and domestic spaces.
William J. Mowder, dean, College of Visual and Performing Arts
Retirement counselors will be holding one-on-one counseling sessions during February as follows:
Fidelity – Friday, Feb. 8
Great West – Monday, Feb. 25
TIAA-CREF – Thursday, Feb. 28
VALIC – Thursday, Feb. 21
For information as to how to schedule a session, please visit H.R.’s website.
Jean Adam, benefits manager, HR
The Office of Admissions will host four Accepted Student Day’s on Mar. 2 and 9 and Apr. 6 and 20. Event time is 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. This event is for first year and transfer students accepted for the fall semester of 2013. More information will be available soon.
Lisa Grabowski, Office of Admissions
Please join us in welcoming Ms. Rachelle Shaeffer to the Budget Office, as our budget manager. We are very excited to have her as part of our team. She is located in room 219 of the Stratton Administration Building and can be reached at x3-4145 or via email at email@example.com.
Matt Delaney, senior director, Budget & Business Services
Looking for summer employment? The Office of Conference Services is hiring students to serve on the Conference Services staff team for the summer of 2013. This is an opportunity to work/learn/live with people of many diversified backgrounds. Good benefits (includes housing and meals) and pay. Applications are due by Feb. 20 and can be picked up in the Office of Conference Services (Education House) or on-line at http://www.kutztown.edu/admin/confServ/conference. Feel free to contact Terry Sitler or Honey Svoboda in the Office of Conference Services (x3-1359) with questions.
Laura Jones, Conference Services
PA State Schools Virtual Grad Fair - PASSHE will be holding a virtual graduate school fair on Feb. 26. The PA State Schools Virtual Fair will provide prospective students with the opportunity to connect with graduate faculty and staff at multiple PASSHE institutions. Prospective students can register for free at www.PAGrad.CareerEco.net.
Jory Wamsley, assistant director, Graduate Admissions
Professors: please remind your students that TB testing will be offered in the Health & Wellness Center from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the following two sets of dates: Last Name A-L and all Art Education Majors on Feb. 12 (testing)/Feb. 14 (reading results); and Last Name M-Z on Feb. 19 (testing)/Feb. 21 (reading results). No preregistration or appointment is necessary.
Dolores Hess, director, Health & Wellness Services
KUR’s new enhanced Spring 2013 programming lineup debuts Monday, Feb. 4. Also, KUR has been nominated for the following awards at the prestigious Intercollegiate Broadcasting System awards to be held in New York City in March: Best Newscast, Best News Interview, Best College/University Radio Station (10,000+ enrollment), and Abraham & Borst Award For Best Overall Radio Station.
Michael Regensburger, manager, KUR
Auditions for the Department of Communication Studies and Theatre spring semester MainStage production will begin on Tuesday, Feb. 5 at 7 p.m. in the Rickenbach Theatre, LC 135. The production is "God Sees God" by Bert V. Royal and will be directed by Professor Roxane Rix. Sign up to audition on the Theatre call board across from the department office, LC 214. Auditions are open to all KU students. Please prepare a one-minute monologue for the Tuesday audition, serious or comic. To receive an ecopy of the audition flyer, please email Professor Jim Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org.