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August 13, 2015


The Daily Brief




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12:30 - 2 p.m.    Kathy Lynch Retirement Reception, 106 Old Main



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

With high pressure in full control from now into the foreseeable future, plenty of sunshine with high temperatures today around 80. Soft west breezes. Summer lovers will see a return of hotter temperatures in a few days.



Please join the Housing, Residence Life and Dining Services for a retirement reception for Kathy Lynch, associate director, Housing and Residence Life.  Kathy is retiring after 34 dedicated years to Kutztown University, but more importantly, our students.  We will be hosting a reception today, August 13 from
12:30 - 2 p.m. in 106 Old Main.  Please stop by and visit with Kathy.  Kathy's last day is Friday, August 14.

                Housing & Residence Life


Study Abroad Scholarship Recipient

Congratulations to KU student Bridget Igo on receiving a CCIS Study Abroad Scholarship for her fall 2015 study abroad program at Newcastle University in Australia. She was one of three applicants chosen from a large competitive applicant pool of students from across the U.S. Bridget is a junior and is majoring in Elementary Education, PreK-4.  Study abroad program and scholarship information available at:

Nicole Becker, assistant director, International Admissions




As part of Welcome Week, the Community Outreach Center will have a Day of Service on Saturday, August 29. We will be in South Dining Hall asking students going to and from lunch to participate in "10 minute mini-projects" to introduce them to the University vision and goal of having students engaged in service. We will also have the Miller-Keystone blood mobile here from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. We need help from faculty and staff through the donation of coupons, hygiene items, birthday supplies, etc. A full list of the needed supplies can be found using this link: If this is your first time logging into KUnited you may be asked a few questions to set up your profile and you log in using your KU credentials. (full email and password).


Items can be dropped off at the Community Outreach Center, MSU 281, in the box outside the room. If you have any questions please contact Jerry Schearer (x3-4923) or

                Jerry Schearer, Academic & Student Affairs




Tune in for another informative edition of KUR's Thursday community-interest block of programming. At 11:30 a.m., it's "What's the Story" with Jo Painter. This week's topic: "A Woman on a Mission: Meet Sister Lisa." Tune in for this poignant and creative edition of "What's the Story." Then at high noon, Mike McVicar does his weekly summer duty of exposing you to the most unexposed music you should be listening to on "The Cyberden." At 1 p.m., the international GBLTQ radio magazine "This Way Out," followed at 1:30 p.m. by women's issues on "Fifty One Percent," the women's issues magazine. Listen to KUR on campus at 1670 AM, on your computer by streaming, on local cable TV channels 24, 28, 99, and/or 266, on your smartphone by downloading the Tune-In app and searching up "Kutztown," or on ANY phone, cell or landline by dialing (610)-465-7860. KUR if your caring community award-winning 24/7 radio station. Thank you for listening.

                Michael Regensburger, KUR




The Department of Electronic Media is proud to announce four recently announced nominations this year for the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. In the category of College/University Student Production - Arts and Entertainment / Cultural Affairs, KU received two of the four nominations. "Longwood Gardens"- Helen E Bieber, advisor, Jacob Wagar, videographer, Andrew Rothermel, videographer/audio, Jordan Lannan, editor, Nicholas Quartapella, editor.  "PBS39"- Helen E. Bieber, advisor, Marilyn Miller, videographer/editor, Shawn Thomas, producer/videographer.  For College/University Student Production - Long Form: Non-Fiction a nomination was given to "Married Life" - Cara Cotellese, faculty advisor, Len Barish, faculty advisor, Marilyn Miller, producer, Eliot Lerch, co-producer, Zachary Langdon, co-producer, Austin Mulhern, videographer, and Jerry Geleff, audio. Our fourth nomination was for Sports- Live Event "PSAC Women's Championship Basketball"-Cara Cotellese, faculty advisor, Matt Pachuilo, director, and Kate McMeans, assistant producer.


The awards ceremony will be held in Philadelphia on September 19.

                Helen Bieber, Chairperson, Dept. of Electronic Media






Monday - Sunday

August 10 -16

Bears Den - Starbucks

7:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

South Side Café - Grill

Breakfast 7-9:30 a.m.

Lunch 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Dinner 4-6:30 p.m.











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