Daily Brief

April 28, 2022

Maria Sanelli and Joseph Croskey smiling and holding the PASSHE Frederick Douglass Institute Director plaque

Frederick Douglass Institute Director Recognized

Dr. Maria Sanelli was recognized by Dr. Denise Pearson, PASSHE vice chancellor/chief DEI officer, and Dr. Joseph Croskey, PASSHE FDI executive director, for two decades of service to PASSHE as KU FDI director and for serving on the statewide FDI executive committee.  KU hosted the PASSHE FDI Conference April 21-22.

Andrea Kirshman, Student Success & Academic Excellence

Larry March smiling and standing in front of wallpaper decorated with the PA small business development center logo

Larry March PASBDC Associate State Director of Finance

The Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) announces Larry March as associate state director of Finance. Prior to joining the state office, March served as the program coordinator and operations manager for Louisiana Tech Research Institute. Previously, March held roles in Grant Management and Research Administration at Louisiana State University. March has diverse experience in business management, accounting, and auditing. Within his role at the state office March has various responsibilities. These responsibilities include, but are not limited to, oversight of the state office budget, oversight of audit compliances, and securing new forms of funding and grants. March is often viewed as an experienced, ambitious accounting technician, bearing knowledge of both the public and private business sectors. March will play a fundamental role with the PASBDC in their commitment to strengthening new businesses, growing existing businesses, and providing resources and educational programming.

Francene Dudziec, Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers


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


Recovery is Sweet

A Collegiate Recovery meeting will be held 7-8 p.m. Thursday, April 28. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. This meeting is open to members of the campus community in recovery, living a substance-free lifestyles, sober curious, and those who have family and friends with dependency. Celebrate with us and have a "Sweet Night."

Frances Cortez Funk, Alcohol & Other Drug Services

Information Session: KU Faculty-Led Study Abroad Program in Belize

Please share with your students: Drs. Chris Habeck and Matt Stone will be hosting an information session 11 a.m. Friday, April 29, 260 Boehm Science Center for students interested in taking a Category C General Education course in the tropical country of Belize during Winter 2023. More information about the program can be found here: https://kubelize.weebly.com/ and a small video of last year's trip can be found here: https://vimeo.com/699457883.

Christopher Habeck, Biological Sciences

Upcoming Events
Date Time Event
April 28 All Day Transfer Orientation
April 28 11 a.m. UCC
April 28 11 a.m. KU Philosophy Club
250 McFarland Student Union
April 28 1:30 p.m. COT Committee Meetings
322, 323, 324, 325 MSU
April 28 3 p.m. Council of Trustees
250 McFarland Student Union
April 28 7 p.m. Open Recovery Meeting
Health & Wellness, Beck Hall
April 29 7 p.m. Spring Choir Concert
Georgian Room, Old Main
May 2 10 a.m. Clay Club Spring Sale
MSU Lawn
May 2 1:30 p.m. Vice Provost Search Open Forum
Candidate B
312 MSU | University Vice Provost Search
May 2 3:30 p.m. President's Open Hour
303 Stratton Administration Center
May 4 10 a.m. COVID-19 Testing
East Gym, Student Recreation Center
May 4 1:30 p.m. Vice Provost Search Open Forum
Candidate C
312 MSU | University Vice Provost Search
May 5 11 a.m. T-Mobile/Keith Haring Fitness Park Sponsor
Schaeffer Lawn
May 5 6 p.m. Dinosaurs @ Dusk with Dr. Ed Simpson
KU Planetarium

Date Time Event
April 29 2 p.m. Baseball vs. West Chester
North Campus Field (Live Stats | Live Video)
April 30 1 p.m. Softball vs. West Chester (DH)
North Campus Field (Live Stats | Live Video)


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