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April 7, 2017

 

The Daily Brief

 
KU students present at Society for American Archaeology, Vancouver, British ColumbiaKU students present at Society for American Archaeology, Vancouver, British Columbia
On April 1, anthropology majors Sara Wingert, Danielle Cannon, and Carly Plesic presented research at the 82nd Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. This meeting provides a forum for the dissemination of knowledge about the world's archaeological heritage.
                Khori Newlander, Department of Antropology and Sociology


Easter on the Farm    
CELEBRATE EASTER ON THE FARM TOMORROW
April 8, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
The Pa. German Cultural Heritage Center (PaGCHC) will host its annual Easter on the Farm 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, April 8, at the PaGCHC. The event is open to the public. Admission is free; parking by donation. Local craftspeople and artisans will be on site demonstrating traditional egg dying and scratching, tinsmithing, hearth cooking, paper crafts, and more. Visitors of all ages will be immersed in farm life and springtime fun with wagon rides, farm animals, hands-on craft activities and free Easter egg hunts (for ages 6 mos. to 10 yrs.) at 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Prizes will be given out to lucky egg hunters with sweets generously provided by R.M. Palmer and Just Born, Inc. More information can be found at www.facebook.com/pgchc or by calling the Heritage Center office at 610-683-1589.

 

 

TODAY'S EVENTS

(Click Here for the Central Calendar)

3 - 5 p.m. Our Campus Our Community, 135 LC

 

 

TODAY'S WEATHER

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

 

Rain showers this morning with increasing winds and cloudy skies during the afternoon hours. High of 47. Winds WNW at 20 to 30 m.p.h.

 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

KU CAMPUS STORE
Spring is finally in the air! Save 20 percent with a valid KU faculty and staff ID on all KU Campus Store apparel and gift items during our First Friday Discount Day.
                KUSSI

  


  
STUDENT ABSENCE
April 7
Please excuse the following students from class Friday, April 7. They are attending a conference at New York University sponsored by the Social Workers and Advocates of Kutztown (SWAK) Student Organization: Autumn Goggins, Megan Mandracchia, Rebecca Willman, David Willis, Stephanie Gustafson, Julia Laudadio, Taylor Wasson, Christina Schulter, Roxanne Walker, Brooke Matalenas, Felicia Eckert, Samantha Koons, Courtney Newcomer, Danielle Wiegand and Lauren Kelso.
                Mary Rita Weller, advisor, SWAK


  
CONGRATULATIONS
Please join us in congratulating Head Field Hockey Coach Marci Scheuing and her husband, Matt, on the birth of their second daughter, McKinley Rose.  She was born on Tuesday, April 4, 8 lb, 6 oz and 20.5 in.  Reagan is also very excited to have a new baby sister.
                Greg Bamberger, director of Athletics


  
LEADING AND TEACHING WITHOUT FEAR: EMBRACING DIVERSITY
April 10, 5 p.m.
Monday, April 10, at 5 p.m. in 109 BK, Tchet Dorman will lead a workshop on transformational intergroup dialogue, which provides avenues for people to engage with others who may differ from them in regards to race, gender, sexual orientation, or other identity characteristics. His workshop provides a framework for people to have productive and positive interactions even when engaging with other in the discussion of controversial topics. This workshop is beneficial to both students and faculty.
                Tabetha Bernstein-Danis, Department of Special Education


  
COLLEGE OF BUSINESS DEAN SEARCH
The College of Business will host its first candidate for dean on Wednesday, April 12.  The candidate's vita can be found at the link below.  (Kutztown University login credentials required to access link)
https://www.kutztown.edu/academics/colleges-and-departments/business/events.htm

 

 

THE WEEK AHEAD

Below you will find events scheduled for the current week.  Events further out are located in the "In Case You Missed It" section.  If you don't see your event, please submit it to us at dbrief@kutztown.edu
  
RENTAL REGALIA FOR COMMENCEMENT 
April 7, Rental Deadline
In preparation for spring commencement, faculty in need of regalia may rent maroon attire through KUSSI at no cost. Academic attire is required for individuals participating in the commencement program. The deadline to place an order for rental attire is Friday, April 7.  To place an order for rental attire, please RSVP at https://form.app.kutztown.edu/commencement/RSVP.aspx and select "yes" for regalia and fill out the following information:
-Height
-Degree
-Area of Study
-Alma mater
Rented attire can be picked up starting Monday, May 8, 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., 171 MSU. It must be returned immediately following the graduation ceremony to KUSSI in the faculty robing area. Any questions regarding regalia should be directed to Jim Scally by email at scally@kutztown.edu.
                Jim Scally, Auxiliary Services Coordinator, KUSSI


  
OUR CAMPUS OUR COMMUNITY
April 7, 3 - 5 p.m.
An event co-hosted by The Institutional Climate Committee, KU APSCUF Social Justice Committee and the Student Government Board Diversity Council. We hope this will be an opportunity for many across our campus to learn about and discuss some of the most pressing issues of the moment. Thank you for your support of this event.
                Tabetha Bernstein, Department of Special Education


 
EASTER ON THE FARM
April 8, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
The Pa. German Cultural Heritage Center (PaGCHC) will host its annual Easter on the Farm 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, April 8, at the PaGCHC. The event is open to the public. Admission is free; parking by donation. Local craftspeople and artisans will be on site demonstrating traditional egg dying and scratching, tinsmithing, hearth cooking, paper crafts, and more. Visitors of all ages will be immersed in farm life and springtime fun with wagon rides, farm animals, hands-on craft activities and free Easter egg hunts (for ages 6 mos. to 10 yrs.) at 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Prizes will be given out to lucky egg hunters with sweets generously provided by R.M. Palmer and Just Born, Inc. More information can be found at www.facebook.com/pgchc or by calling the Heritage Center office at 610-683-1589.


 
ELECTRONIC MEDIA 40TH ANNIVERSARY
April 8, 1 p.m.
Join the 40th anniversary celebration of the Department of Electronic Media Saturday, April 8.
-1 p.m., Best of Student Film Festival, Rickenbach Auditorium
-2:45 p.m., Tours
-4 p.m., History Presentation, TV Studio
                Department of Electronic Media


 
ROHRBACH LIBRARY $500 ZINE AWARD WORKSHOP
April 9, 7:30 p.m.
The entry deadline is imminent, so please encourage your students to attend this Sunday's "Meeting of the Minds" workshop, from 7:30 - 10 p.m. in Rohrbach Library, where they'll have a chance to meet collaborators, refine their ideas, and boost their chances of winning this year's research-based Rohrbach Library Award for Cross-Disciplinary Collaboration and Publishing and the $500 that accompanies the honor. The event is at STEAMworks, 18 RL. Details at http://library.kutztown.edu/STEAMworks/zineaward.
                Bruce Jensen, librarian, STEAMworks!


 
CONCERT TO PREVIEW SUMMER CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL
April 9, 7:30 p.m.
The Kutztown University Department of Music will present an exciting concert preview of the 2017 Kutztown University Chamber Music Festival at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 9, in Schaeffer Auditorium. The concert features KU faculty, pianist Maria Asteriadou and violinist Kurt Nikkanen, joined by guest artist, distinguished cellist Daniel Gaisford. The program will feature duos for violin and cello by Kodaly and Handel-Halvorsen. In the second half of the performance, all three artists will join forces for a performance of Beethoven's monumental Archduke Trio.


 
TINDALL TO PRESENT SPRING CHAMBLISS LECTURE
April 11, 4:30 p.m.
Kutztown University professor of geology Dr. Sarah Tindall will deliver the spring 2017 Chambliss Faculty Research Awards lecture at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 11, in MSU 183. The lecture is free and open to the public. Tindall will present Minerals, Mountains, and Microcracks. Based on laboratory experiments with sand, clay, plaster and wax, 3D graphs of very small cracks, and extensive field excursions, this lecture explores Earth processes from the microscopic to the mountain-scale, spanning millions of years. Tindall will wander from the 1.4 billion-year-old gemstones of her childhood, through the Mesozoic Era deserts and dunes of Arizona and Utah, and into her KU modeling laboratory where she dissects the ancient history of the Appalachians.


 
BE THE MATCH DONOR DRIVE
April 11, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Become part of the team to help save lives by joining the Kutztown University football team and sign up for the "Be The Match Registry" on Tuesday, April 11, in the Nancy Jean Stump Seiger '54 Multipurpose Room in the Student Union Building on the KU campus from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.  KU student-athletes are asking their fellow Golden Bears, as well as the Kutztown community, to come out on April 11 and help support this life-saving cause. 15 minutes and a cheek swab could save a life. Can't make it? Join online at: http://join.bethematch.org/GITG  


  
BIG ART DAY
April 13, 9 a.m.
The Department of Art and Art History with support from the Association of Campus Events presents "Big Art Day" 9 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.,Thursday, April 13, 120 Sharadin Arts Building. Three Kutztown alumni return to campus to discuss their art and careers with current KU students. This year's presenters are Rachel Heberling '06, program studio manager for the Printmaking Center of New Jersey, Brad Kunkle '01, a professional artist represented by Arcadia Contemporary in Los Angeles and John D. Roberts, '95, co-founder of Amazon's comiXology and a pioneer in digital comics. The event is free and open to the public.
                Department of Art and Art History


  
COUNCIL OF TRUSTEES MEETING
April 13, 3 p.m.
The KU Council of Trustees will next meet on April 13 at 3 p.m. in MSU 250. All are welcome to attend.
                Office of the President  

 

GOLDEN BEAR ATHLETICS


BOTH DATES OF BASEBALL'S DOUBLEHEADER WITH EAST STROUDSBURG PUSHED BACK
Due to the inclement weather, both dates of this weekend's Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) baseball doubleheader between Kutztown and East Stroudsburg have been pushed back. Originally scheduled to play doubleheaders beginning at 1 p.m. on Friday, April 7 and Saturday, April 8, the two teams will now face off in 1 p.m. doubleheaders on Sunday, April 9 and Monday, April 10. KU will host Sunday's doubleheader at North Campus Field before the Golden Bears travel to East Stroudsburg for Monday's doubleheader. Please stay tuned to KUbears.com  for any potential future changes.


 
UPCOMING HOME ATHLETIC EVENTS

Saturday, April 8
11 a.m.                 Men's Tennis vs. Mercyhurst - Keystone Courts
12 p.m.                 Women's Golf hosts Kutztown Spring Invitational - Moselem Springs Golf Club (Fleetwood, Pa.)

Sunday, April 9
11 a.m.                 Men's Tennis vs. Edinboro - Keystone Courts
1 p.m.                   Baseball vs. East Stroudsburg - North Campus Field (Live Stats)

Tuesday, April 11
2 p.m.                   Men's & Women's Tennis vs. Bloomsburg - Keystone Courts
2:30 p.m.             Softball vs. Univ. of the Sciences - North Campus Field (Live Stats)

 

 


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