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August 28, 2015


The Daily Brief

 Bridget Igo in Australia

Bridget Igo in Australia

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


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ALL DAY             SPIRIT DAY
6 - 8 p.m.            Welcome Cookout, Pa. German Cultural Heritage Center.



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


High pressure in control. Sunny skies are expected. High temperature in the low 80s. Winds west at 5 mph.



As mentioned by President Hawkinson during his Opening Day address, today is the first Spirit Day of the year. Wear your maroon and gold and show your Golden Bear pride. Judges will be on the lookout for the office with the most participation. Spirit Day will take place every Friday this year.  #GoBearsGo

Mal Fuller, an air traffic supervisor at the Pittsburgh International Airport who helped shut down the nation's airspace during the events of 9/11, will speak about his experiences at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, September 2 in room 183 of the McFarland Student Union.  Review the events of 9/11, an event that caused a mass awakening across the world, including the crash of United Airlines flight 93 near Shanksville, Pa. Hear Fuller's firsthand account of the day when the nation was under attack and learn how the 40 heroes of flight 93 forever changed the course of history. "Those 40 ordinary people who sat down as strangers stood up as one and looked evil in the eye and they stopped it," Fuller said of the passengers.  The event is event is sponsored by the Association for Campus Events (ACE).
                Petritsa Chatzitziva,M.A., advisor, ACE

KU Faculty, Staff & Students: New York City Art Buses...... September 19, October 3 & 24, November 14.
Spend the day in New York on your own at the museums, galleries and stores. 
Leave KU from Parking Lot B1, west of Boehm Science Building at 9 a.m.   
Tickets may be purchased at MSU Information Desk:  Bearbucks, Cash, Checks payable to KUSSI.
Tickets are $20.00.  First come, first served!
                William J. Mowder, dean, College of Visual and Performing Arts

Faculty, please invite your students to participate in university governance opportunities. Students are invited to participate in the Kutztown University Governance and Advisory Committees. These are primarily placements on committees associated with University Senate. They can share their interests online at This is a great way to get to know others at the university, become a part of the decision-making process and have a voice. No prior experience necessary, just a genuine interest in being an active part of the community! Student Government Board will review the forms on a rolling basis and will begin to make student placements. If you have any questions, please contact Leah in Student Involvement at   
                Leah Cassellia, director, Student Involvement

In April 2015 the Food Pantry Committee conducted a needs assessment related to food insecurity (hunger) on campus.  This assessment provided information that made us aware that we have students in need.  The committee is happy to announce a pilot program that is a partnership with Friend, Inc. on Noble Street.  To read more about the services available, please read this, ( share widely with students.  Interested in contributing food, volunteering or supporting these efforts?  Join the Food Pantry Committee here:   Any questions? Contact Leah Cassellia at
                Leah Cassellia, director, Student Involvement



As we celebrate 100 Seasons of KU Football this semester we will be offering highlights from the game over the century.  Take a look at the highlighted moments already released at the link below.  Future moments will appear here.


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