Kutztown University has been awarded a Healthy Lifestyle Grant from The Pennsylvania Faculty Health & Welfare Fund. Faculty are invited to participate in a 30 minute Body Pump Express class on T & TH at 4PM at the Student Recreation Center. Classes start Tuesday 12 March and will run through the end of the semester. No membership is required. The grant will cover the expenses for the instructor, the equipment, and room rental fee. Those faculty who are not members of the Student Recreation Center will only have access to the locker room and the class. Body Pump Express is designed to improve muscular strength and endurance, body composition, and body density and is adapted to all fitness levels. Dress in your workout cloths and sneakers and come when you can. If you have any additional questions, please contact email@example.com.
ZUMBATHON! Join the Organization for Latino Awareness and Sigma Delta Pi (Hispanic Honor Society) for two hours of sweat and fun on tonight, Mar. 11, 8:15-10:15 p.m., in the Student Recreation Center, west gym. Fee: KU students w/ID $1, non-KU students $5. All funds raised will help these student groups with their mission to create a better awareness of Latino culture and to provide a system of support for both new and returning Latino students.
It’s a Kutztown University night at Berks Jazz Fest! KU’s Jazz Ensemble will be performing with Grammy award winner Kurt Elling on Saturday, Apr. 1 at 7:30 p.m. The concert will be held at the Miller Center for the Arts in Reading. Tickets are available at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling 215-336-2000. You may also purchase them in person at the Sovereign Performing Arts Center Box Office.
Women's Center Celebrates Women's History Month - Please join us for "Shattering the Glass Ceiling: A Female Neurosurgeon's Journey" on Monday, Mar. 11 at 3 p.m., in AF 101. Dr. Carrie Shulman is an award-winning and board certified neurosurgeon, based in Reading, Pa., whose 16-year military career included active duty in South Korea and Iraq, an Army Commendation for outstanding contribution and leadership, and a 2005 Meritorious Service Award. In addition to discussing her experiences as the "the first and only woman to complete the Walter Reed [Army Medical Center] residency program" and her time serving in the Army, Shulman will discuss endoscopically minimal invasive neurosurgery. For more information on Dr. Carrie Shulman visit: http://www.carrieshulman.com.
Emily Renye Schurstein, intern, Women's Center
It is with great sadness that I inform the campus community of the passing of Dr. S. Pascale Dewey's mother. Condolences may be sent to Dr. Dewey at her departmental address.
Karen Rauch, chair, Modern Language Studies
The Financial Aid Office is saddened to inform the campus community of the loss of Rose Lewis Hogg, mother-in-law of Bernard McCree, director of financial aid. Mrs. Hogg passed away unexpectedly Mar. 4. Services will be Saturday at the Clark Memorial UM Church in Nashville, TN. Expressions of sympathy can be sent to Bernard to the Financial Aid Office or to Bernard and Karen McCree, 1528 North 12th Street, Reading, PA 19604. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the American Lung Association.
Joan L. Holleran, associate director, Financial Aid
Congratulations to instructor, Susan Bulanda, of the Canine Training & Management program who was awarded the Maxwell Medallion by DWAA (Dog Writers Association of America) in New York City. Sue’s most recent publication, Faithful Friends (Holocaust survivors’ stories of the pets who gave them comfort, suffered alongside them and waited for their return) won this distinguished recognition in the category of Human/Animal Bond. Established more than 75 years ago, the DWAA maintains its association with The Westminster Kennel Club.
Kudos also go to another Canine Training & Management instructor, Annarose Ingarra-Milch, whose recent book, Lunch with Lucille, was featured in a Wall Street Journal article by Robert Powell, Editor, MarketWatch’s Retirement Weekly.
Linda Friscia-Oppé, Career Development Center
The KU Math Club will have it's second meeting of the semester on Tuesday, Mar. 12 at 11 a.m. in Lytle 218. Since Pi Day is on the 14th, we will have an early celebration of the number pi with pi facts, a pi recitation contest, pizza pie, and information about a unique Pi Day opportunity.
On Sunday, Mar. 10 and Monday, Mar. 11, Kutztown University’s Department of Music will be hosting a unique back-to-back series of performances, a Master Class and a lecture by internationally-acclaimed Greek pianists Dr. Maria Asteriadou, KU professor of piano, and visiting guest artist, George-Emmanuel Lazaridis.
Lazaridis will be performing works by Schubert and Mussorgsky on Mar. 10 at 7:30 p.m. in the Georgian Room, OM. The following day, he will be hosting a lecture on "Artistic Coordination in a Time of Crisis; Making the Right Move" from noon to 1 p.m. in MSU 322. At 3 p.m., Lazaridis will be hosting a Master Class in the Georgian Room.
On Monday, Mar. 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the Georgian Room, Asteriadou and Kurt Nikkanen, violin, will be performing and completing their third performance of Beethoven's series of Sonatas, a feat only they will have accomplished thus far.
Jessica Longo, intern, Music Department
The GLBTQ Resource Center presents "Toasting Equality: The Activists Behind The Movement" at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Mar. 14. Join us in the GLBTQ Resource Center (OM 4) for Part 3 of Lifting the Veil, during which we will recognize and discuss some of the inspirational individuals and political figures behind the fight for marriage equality.
Stephani Wright, writing intern, GLBTQ Resource Center
Do you know a student with Golden Bear pride? Refer them to be a university tour guide. The Undergraduate Office of Admissions is hiring tour guides for the upcoming 2013-2014 school year. Interested students should stop by the MSU today, Mar. 7, between noon - 3 p.m. to pick up an application and speak to current KU tour guides.
Thomas F. Miller, graduate assistant, Office of Admissions
Science Olympiad STILL Needs Volunteers - Looking for something to do over Spring Break? Volunteers are needed to help KU host the Regional Science Olympiad. The event is scheduled for Wednesday, Mar. 20 (snow date: Mar. 21). We are expecting 28 high schools and 16 middle schools from Berks, Lehigh, and Northampton Counties. There will be more than 600 students competing in a variety of science disciplines such as biology, earth science, chemistry, physics, computers, and technology. Check out our website at http://www.kutztown.edu/acad/physci/olympiad/. You do not need a science background to be a volunteer. We need help with registrations, lobby info, food sales/delivery, set-up, scoring, event assistance and so much more. If interested, contact our volunteer coordinators: Dr. Daniel Aruscavage firstname.lastname@example.org or Dr. Gregory Setliff at email@example.com.
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