Daily Brief

April 30, 2021

Rectangular image: on the left on gold background are the words: Erika Walter, original artwork, nominated by Dr. Daniel Haxall, art education. The right of the image is maroon background with an image of a gold medallion in the upper left corner and a square headshot image of Walter on the right.

Erika Walter, Langhorne, Pa., graduated in December with degrees in art education and studio art with a minor in crafts. She is awarded the Chambliss Academic Achievement Award Gold Medal in the category of original artwork of high quality. Walter's work has been recognized in four juried exhibitions outside of Kutztown University; most impressively, her work was selected for juried shows that are open to professional artists. Among students, she received third prize in the division of "Honoring Women in the Arts" at the Yocum Institute for Arts Education Gallery in West Lawn, Pa. Read More.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications


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

Low pressure exits as a strong high pressure replaces it. Skies will be sunny but the big story will be the winds. Hold onto your hats! High temperature in the mid-60s. Winds west at 15-25 mph, gusting to 45 mph.


Chi Sigma Iota - Chi Omega Upsilon hosted an induction ceremony of new initiates Friday, April 9. Our chapter was grateful to create a wonderful ceremony via Zoom for students and faculty to attend. Thank you to our faculty adviser, Dr. Deborah Duenyas and our executive board for organizing this event. During this ceremony, COU-CSI added 36 new members to their growing chapter. We also presented outstanding awards to the following students: Angel Almonte (Outstanding Clinical Mental Health Counselor Award), Rachel Beck (Outstanding School Counselor Award), Elizabeth Haines (Outstanding Marriage, Couples and Family Counselor Award) and Melissa Gillard (Outstanding Alumni Award).
     Crystal Santa, Chi Sigma Iota - Chi Omega Upsilon





April 30

6 p.m.

KU Presents! Performance
Schaeffer Lawn - rear

May 4

11 a.m.

COVID-19 Returning to the Workplace
KUSBDC: Online

May 5

Noon to 7 p.m.

Miller-Keystone: Final Blood Drive of Semester
Student Recreation Center: Pre-register

May 6

1 p.m.

HR Basics Bootcamp for Small Business Owners
KUSBDC: Online

May 7

6 p.m.

Graduate and Doctoral Commencement
O’Pake Fieldhouse

May 8

9 a.m.

Undergraduate COB Commencement
O’Pake Fieldhouse

May 8

1 p.m.

Undergraduate CVPA Commencement
O’Pake Fieldhouse

May 8

5 p.m.

Undergraduate COE Commencement
O’Pake Fieldhouse

May 9


Undergraduate CLAS Commencement
O’Pake Fieldhouse

May 9

4 p.m.

Undergraduate CLAS Commencement
O’Pake Fieldhouse

I am inviting staff and faculty to join the Programmer's Council. The purpose of the council is to improve communication, foster collaboration and potentially create new events among the university’s departments and organizations. The council encourages a diverse and comprehensive program calendar, consistent with the university’s academic values and departmental missions, while promoting fiscal responsibility. For more information please email blichar@kutztown.edu.
      Nykolai Blichar, Office of Student Involvement and Community Outreach Center


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