“Yo Pal” Hal Elrod, Motivational Speaker - Hal Elrod became “Yo Pal Hal” when he hosted his first radio show at 15. By the time he was 19 years old, Hal became an all-time record-breaking sales rep for a $200 million company. Then, at 20, he was hit by a drunk driver at 70 mph. On Tuesday, Mar. 5 in MSU 218 at 11 a.m. and in MSU 183 at 7 p.m., Hal will explain how he triumphed over all the challenges he encountered after the accident as well as show you how to overcome your challenges. The event is sponsored by ACE. For more information contact Petritsa Chatzitziva at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Petritsa Chatzitziva, ACE advisor, Office of Student Involvement
Bookstore Customer Appreciation Event – Join us for our first-ever Frozen Beach Bash on Tuesday, Mar. 5 at the KU Student Bookstore. This is an all-day event filled with discounts, raffles and giveaways. All customers can spin our prize wheel and receive a free prize or discount on apparel and gift items. Second Nature will be hosting a product sampling from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. We will have $1 Rita's in your favorite summer flavors, starting at 11 a.m. From 2 - 5 p.m., stop by and make your very own flip book with our Pepsi Flip Book Machine. Enter our surfer photo contest by posing on our Kutztown surfboard and tweeting your photo to @KutzBookstore and using #FrozenBeachBash. It may be gray outside, but it's summer here in the Bookstore!
Ghost World, featuring paintings by Jake McCauley, is the new show in the Student Union Art gallery until Mar. 13.
Delilah Miske & Molly Metz, coordinators, Gallery
Department of Social Work 11th Annual Community Forum, Healthcare Policy Implications Across the Practice Continuum, Mar. 15, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Forum 2013 raises awareness of up-to-date healthcare delivery, policy reform, and ethical issues across levels and systems of care. Experts in healthcare identify best practices. Full-day attendees receive six social work continuing education credits, including three ethics credits. To register by Mar. 8, please visit http://socialwork.kutztown.edu. Questions? Please contact Dr. Sharon Lyter, forum chair, email@example.com or x3-4235.
Distinguished Service Award nominations – The Commission on the Status of Minorities encourages any member of the campus community to nominate a faculty or staff member, or student to receive the Distinguished Service award. The award recognizes individuals who go beyond their normal duties to promote an environment of cultural acceptance and inclusion, and demonstrate leadership in addressing/supporting multiculturalism and retention on campus. Full details and forms are available on the Commission website. Nomination forms are due by Mar. 15.
R. Todd Rober, Chair, Commission on the Status of Minorities
Women's Swimming Team will be conducting Learn to Swim Lessons from Mar. 28 until May 2. For more information please contact Tim Flannery, Head Swimming Coach at firstname.lastname@example.org or x3-4359.
Tim Flannery, head coach, Swim Team
The Annual Big Band Bash is coming to the MSU on Friday, Mar. 8, at 7:30 p.m. New this year: A pre-concert reception (6 – 7 p.m.) to meet the artists and listen to KU Jazz Studies combos while enjoying refreshments and appetizers, reserved seating, a set performed by vocalist Cathy Chemi and trumpeter Skip Stine, (Cathy is the KU Jazz Vocal coach an alumnus of the fabulous Harry James Orchestra and Skip was a member of the Harry James and Frank Sinatra Orchestras, to name a few). Desserts, coffee, tea, etc., during the performance.
As always, there will be dancing, a couple jokes from Joe Piscitelli, and an all-around good time. All proceeds raised will support the KU Jazz Studies Scholarship Fund. Tickets available through KU Presents at ww.kutztownpresents.org , by calling x3-4092, or at the door on the evening of the performance. For more information, or for group rates, please contact KU presents (kutztownpresents.org or x3-4092) or the Jazz Studies office at x3-1583.
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
College of Visual & Performing Arts Faculty First Thursday! Valerie Trollinger, associate professor of Music Department, will present “5000 Languages, 5000 Ways to Sing?” on Thursday, Mar. 7 at 11 a.m. in Sharadin Art Building, room 120. Valerie Trollinger will present research concerning the history of singing predominantly addresses the use of singing as a cultural phenomenon rather than as a physiological one. Do we really have 5000 ways to sing as well? Come to the presentation to find out!
William J. Mowder, dean, College of Visual & Performing Arts
Looking for volunteer hours? Block Party is your chance to participate! OCAC is looking for students to have a table at Block Party, where they can set up an activity for the kids to play that day. Tables are $10 and you will get your money back if you show up. Volunteers are also needed to help out for the day. Block Party is May 11, noon - 4 p.m. If you would like a table, please fill out the form provided at this link https://kunited.kutztown.edu/form/start/18727 or you can email us at email@example.com for more information.
Alyssa C McCourt, OCAC
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