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April 25, 2016

 

The Daily Brief

KU Chambliss 2016 

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2016 CHAMBLISS ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARD RECIPIENTS 
Gold Medal Recipients- David Grow, Breann Young
Silver Medal Recipients - Anna Behm, Mary Katherine Henry, Benjamin Hoffman, Lauren Sobczak
Copper Medal Recipients - Lisamarie Feliciano, Wesley Hartmann, Corrine Kula, Matthew Kuna, Joseph Scoboria, Danielle Sienko
Read the complete story here.

 

TODAY'S EVENTS

(Click Here for the Central Calendar)

7:30 p.m.

All Steinway School and Piano Palooza, Schaeffer Auditorium


 

 

TODAY'S WEATHER

(Weather forecasts are provided by KU's Dr. Michael Davis and "Monsoon Mike" Regensburger)

High pressure provides for a sunny and pleasant day. High temperature in the mid 70s. Southwest winds at 5-7 mph.  

 

THE SESQUICENTENNIAL CELEBRATION

THIS MONTH IN KU HISTORY

(Historical facts have been compiled from the KU Archives and Special Collections of the Rohrbach Library; the archives of the Keystone; Kutztown Patriot, Allentown Leader and Reading Eagle; and Beacon on the Hill by Dr. Lee Graver.)

April 25, 2003: Dr. F. Javier Cevallos is inaugurated as the 11th president of Kutztown University. He is installed by State System of Higher Education Chancellor Judy G. Hample. Cevallos is the first Latino president to lead a state system university. The inauguration is surrounded by four days of events including an appearance by "America's Mayor" Rudolph Giuliani who speaks about leadership in difficult times in Keystone Hall on April 23. He appears as part of the university's Decision Makers Forum.
 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

JOB OPENINGS:
The following non-instructional vacancy is available on campus. This position is open for current employees only.

20160046
Clerk Typist 2 / Information Center Assistant
Student Union Operations
Posting End Date: 5/9/2016
Internal positions are posted at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/kutztownedu/default.cfm?promotionaljobs=1. Please direct any questions and comments to http://www.kutztown.edu/about-ku/administrative-offices/human-resources/ask-hr.htm or call extension 31353.
                Human Resources




 

SENIOR SEMINAR PRESENTATION DAY
April 25, 9:30 a.m. and 1 p.m., 250 MSU
The Computer Science and Information Technology Department will host a Senior Seminar Presentation Day Monday, April 25, 250 MSU. Students will present their senior seminar projects from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. and be available for a poster session from 1 - 3 p.m. Stop by to see some computer science senior seminar projects.
                Lisa Frye, Department of Computer Science and Information Technology




 

INTERDISCIPLINARY TEAM PROJECT SHOW
April 25 - 30, Sharadin Arts Building Student Gallery, off the Atrium Lobby
The Interdisciplinary Team Project show will be up and running Monday, April 25 - Saturday, April 30. ITP is a team course taught by Dale Parson (Comp Sci) and Josh Miller (Comm Design). Student designers and developers work together to build interactive projects. Students will be in the gallery showing off their projects on Thursday, April 28, at 4 p.m. Exhibit includes Google Cardboard VR Worlds, video games you play with piles of garbage, mirrors that react to your emotions, and lots of other great work!
Please encourage your students to attend the opening. There will be Oreos.




 

POSTER SESSION
April 25, 5 p.m., Old Main Concourse
Students in the M.A. in Marriage, Couple and Family Counseling course CPY 544: Professional Orientation and Ethics in Family Counseling will present a Poster Session, "Issues in Family Counseling" in the Old Main Concourse, Monday April 25, 5 ­ 6 p.m. Posters show evidence-based professional and ethical practices in family therapy for concerns of Veterans suffering from PTSD, children with depression and co-morbid conditions, child and adolescent survivors of parental abuse, a cancer diagnosis, cyber-communication, and other issues helped by family counseling. This event is open to the campus community.
                Jo Cohen, faculty coordinator, Department of Counseling and Student Affairs




 

KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY CELEBRATES ALL STEINWAY DESIGNATION WITH PIANO PALOOZA
April 25, 7:30 p.m., Schaeffer Auditorium
Kutztown University will announce its designation as an All Steinway School on Monday, April 25, at 7:30 p.m. in Schaeffer Auditorium. The official announcement will be followed by Piano Palooza, a concert featuring a parade of pianos and pianists including Kutztown University's two Steinway concert grand pianos next to the 'Living Legends Steinway Concert Grand.' The latter has been toured and performed on by such greats as Lang Lang, Emanuel Ax and Yefim Bronfman. The piano is being provided for the concert by Jacobs Music, Whitehall, Pa. The event is free and open to the public.  (More Information)

 


 

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION DEAN SEARCH CANDIDATES
April 26, 28, May 3 and 5
Candidates for the position of Dean in the College of Education will visit campus over the next few weeks. Please view the website below for candidate information and a schedule of open forums available to students, faculty and staff. Candidates' names and curricula vitae will be posted before their visit to campus.
http://www.kutztown.edu/academics/colleges-and-departments/education/dean-search.htm
April 26 ­ Candidate 1
April 28 ­ Candidate 2
May 3 ­ Candidate 3
May 5 ­ Candidate 4




 

GRADUATE THESIS PRESENTATION
April 26, 11 a.m., 158 Old Main
Adib Farah, a graduate student in the Department of Computer Science and Information Technology (CSIT), will be giving a presentation on his MS thesis research at 11 ­ 11:45 a.m., April 26, in 158 OM. The university community is invited to this thesis presentation, titled "Designing and Implementing Data Workflow for Big Data Systems While Exploring Data Analytics." For more information, please contact Dr. Tauqeer Hussain, Associate Professor, CSIT at hussain@kutztown.edu




 

RETIREMENT CELEBRATION
April 26, 3:30 - 5:30 p.m., Graduate Center Lobby
The campus community is invited to a Celebration Reception in honor of Dr. Robert Ziegenfus, professor of Geography, on the occasion of his retirement. We will have cake and beverages in the Graduate Center lobby from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Please stop in to celebrate his amazing 34-year career here at Kutztown University and wish him well in his retirement!  See you there.
                Dorothy Siravo, secretary, Department of Geography




 

PROVOST AND VICE PRESIDENT OF ACADEMIC AFFAIRS CANDIDATES
April 28 and 29
Candidates for the position of provost and vice president of Academic Affairs will visit campus over the next few weeks. Please view the website below for candidate information and a schedule of open forums available to students, faculty and staff. Candidates' names and curricula vitae will be posted one week before their visit to campus. The third candidate has been added.
http://www.kutztown.edu/news-and-media/announcements/provost-search.htm

April 28 ­ 29          Dr. Elizabeth A. Throop

 


 

GARBER & MCCARTHY MEMORIAL CELEBRATION
April 28, 4 p.m., Beekey Education Center Lobby
The College of Education will be holding a celebration in remembrance of the dedicated service by Dr. Darrell Garber and Dr. John McCarthy on Thursday, April 28 at 4 p.m. in main lobby of the Beekey Education Center. All faculty and staff are welcome to attend.
                Dr. Michelle Kiec, acting dean, College of Education




 

UNIVERSITY SENATE MEETING
April 28, 4:30 p.m., 103 AF
The next meeting of the University Senate will be held Thursday, April 28, at 4:30 p.m. in 103 AF.
The agenda and attachments can be found on the Senate website by clicking on the following link: 
http://www.kutztown.edu/about-ku/administration/university-senate/next-meeting-agenda-and-attachments.htm
                Jennifer Schlegel, president, University Senate




 

KU CAMPUS STORE
From now through May 6, stop by to take advantage of our dot sale clearance event! Grab some gear for the best prices!
                Andrea Tremper, marketing coordinator and graphic designer

 


 

THE KU PHILOSOPHY CLUB will meet Friday, April 29, at 4:30 p.m. in 323 MSU. Professor Jacob Klein, Department of Philosophy, Colgate University will speak on: "Virtue as Happiness in Ancient Stoicism."

All are welcome. Persons with a disability and who require accommodation should notify the Disability Services Office prior to the event at 610-683-4108 or dso@kutztown.edu or, TDD number: 610-683-4499, in order to discuss accommodations. Every effort will be made to provide reasonable accommodations.
                Jordan Dancy, president; professor Joseph Jedwab, advisor; Allan Bäck, Department of Philosophy

 


 

 

 

GOLDEN BEAR ATHLETICS

UPCOMING GOLDEN BEAR HOME ATHLETIC EVENTS

Friday, April 29
1 p.m.   Baseball vs. Millersville (DH) (North Campus Field) Live Stats

 

 

 


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