The GLBTQ Resource Center presents Something Old, Something New: Love and Marriage Across Land and Sea at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 7. Join us in the GLBTQ Resource Center (Old Main 4) for a discussion about the treatment of LGBT individuals and the perceptions and progress of same-sex marriage throughout the world.
Stephani Wright, writing intern, GLBTQ Resource Center
A Trans Woman and Her Faith Journey – Wednesday, March 6, at 3 p.m. in MSU 183 (Alumni Auditorium), Reverend Barbara K. Peronteau shares her story of what it’s like to be a trasnsgender woman and a person of faith.
Stephani Wright, writing intern, GLBTQ Resource Center
On Monday, Mar. 4 at 7 p.m. in the MSU
Alumni Auditorium, Corinth Films will present the German film "Lila Lila"
starring Daniel Brühl. "Lila Lila" tells the story of David Kern, a waiter who
finds an unpublished manuscript in a dresser drawer. To impress a girl, he
claims to be the author. When the novel becomes a best-seller the real author
introduces himself in his life and begins to take-over David's life. In German
with English subtitles. Free admission. To read more about the film and see the
trailer, please visit
Lynn Marie Kutch, assistant professor, German
Bieber Bus Run time changes and ticket availability - Please be advised that Bieber Transportation Group has changed some of their run times and stop locations effective Sunday, Mar. 3. Please go to http://www.biebertourways.com and select Schedule to view the most current information for run times and ticket pricing. You may also stop by the MSU Info desk to pick up a copy of the new schedule and as always to purchase Bieber Bus tickets for One Way and Round Trip runs to Philadelphia and New York City paying with cash or check. This is a joint service provided by KU Student Services and the MSU.
Diane Ruth, KUSSI Service Center
Jenni Rach, advisor, College Panhellenic Council
Attention Local 2234 members, please plan to attend the Mar. 18 union meeting at Janelle’s Catering in Topton at 7 p.m. We will be taking nominations for delegates to attend the Council 13 Conference Apr. 26-28 in Hershey.
Chris Ferris, Secretary
The Jason Bishop Show closes the 2012-2013 Children's Series on Sunday, Mar. 3 at 2 p.m. at the MSU Multipurpose Room 218. This KU Presents! performance features stunning, original, state-of-the-art magic, delivered with a modern energy and an outstanding rock and pop soundtrack. An internationally award-winning illusionist, Jason Bishop has been recognized by his peers by being awarded magic’s prestigious “Jack Gwynne Award for Excellence in Presentation” and by college campuses voting him A.P.C.A.’s “Best Performing Artist of the Year.” Jason is also an Alumnus of Kutztown University. All seats are $12 and can be purchased with check or cash at the MSU Information Center or with credit card at www.kutztownpresents.org or at x3-4092.
The KU sponsored conference, "Disability From the Inside Out: Acceptance, Assumptions, & Activism", will be held today, in the MSU. Organized by the Kutztown University Human Diversity Commission, the conference begins at 8:30 a.m. with a light breakfast, followed by an Introductory Lecture, "A Look Back: Culture and History of the Disability Community" at 9:15 a.m. by KU graduate Elaine Mara.
Plenary Sessions start at 10 a.m. in rooms 183 MSU, 116 MSU, and 223 MSU, and will run each hour on the hour (11 a.m., 1 and 2 p.m.). Session topics will range from students accepting their disabilities, connecting to larger communities, and making choices for transitioning to the wider world, to university efforts to support students with Universal Design in Learning and Assistive Technologies. Lunch will be served from noon to 1 p.m. in 218 MSU, featuring Sally Snyder's address, "Living Together is an Art."
PSECU Members: PSECU scholarship applications have arrived. Please pick up applications in your Dean's office or at PSECU, 280 MSU. Scholarship deadline is Mar. 12. Not a member? Come join for free.
Linda L. Lorincz, business advisor, PSECU eCenter
March is Women’s History Month - The Women’s Center will be hosting events throughout the month that highlight the journeys and hardships women have endured to gain equality. It is a time to remember the contributions women have made throughout history, and to promote equality of the sexes everywhere.
Women’s Rights and Position in Islam - On Monday, Mar. 4, at 3 p.m., in the AF 101, Kutztown students and staff are invited to learn about controversial issues Islamic women face on a daily basis.
Emily Renye Schurstein, intern, Women's Center
Prom Dress Collection - Please join the KU Women’s Center and Fairy Godmothers Inc. of Berks County to help make someone’s life sparkle. We are collecting prom dresses from Mar. 1-15 to benefit Berks County youth. Donations are preferred in new or nearly-new condition (no older than five years), and may include formal dresses (long and short), cocktail gowns, shawls and wraps, small handbags/clutches, jewelry, or new & unopened cosmetics. Donations can be dropped at the Women’s Center Oasis, OM 3, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., or at the front entrance of the Saint Christopher Catholic Newman Center. For more information, please visit www.simplycinderella.com or call Tania at 610-223-0665.
Ben Gross, writing intern, Women’s Center
Please join the Organization for Latino Awareness and Sigma Delta Pi for performances by the finalists from the Miss Teen Reading Scholarship Pageant on Monday, Mar. 4 at 4:30 p.m. in DF 116. Light refreshments will be served. This event is sponsored by the Department of Modern Language Studies, OLA and Sigma Delta Pi.
Rachel L. López, instructor, Modern Language Studies