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August 16, 2017

 

The Daily Brief

L to R:  Dr. Anne Zayaitz, provost and vice president for Academic Affairs, Kutztown University; Dr. Susan Looney, provost and senior vice president for Academic Affairs, Reading Area Community College; Dr. Thomas Meyer, vice president for Academic Services & Student Development, Lehigh Carbon Community College; Dr. Ann Bieber, president, Lehigh Carbon Community College; Dr. Kenneth Hawkinson, president, Kutztown University; Ms. Cindy Haney, vice president for enrollment management, Lehigh Carbon Community College; Dr. Warren Hilton, vice president for enrollment management and student affairs, Kutztown University. 


Representatives from Lehigh Carbon Community College and Reading Area Community College met with KU administrators Tuesday afternoon to collaborate on joint initiatives.  L to R:  Dr. Anne Zayaitz, provost and vice president for Academic Affairs, Kutztown University; Dr. Susan Looney, provost and senior vice president for Academic Affairs, Reading Area Community College; Dr. Thomas Meyer, vice president for Academic Services & Student Development, Lehigh Carbon Community College; Dr. Ann Bieber, president, Lehigh Carbon Community College; Dr. Kenneth Hawkinson, president, Kutztown University; Ms. Cindy Haney, vice president for enrollment management, Lehigh Carbon Community College; Dr. Warren Hilton, vice president for enrollment management and student affairs, Kutztown University.  

 

 

TODAY'S EVENTS

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None

 

 

TODAY'S WEATHER

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

 

High pressure to move into the region during the day. Morning fog will burn off leaving behind mostly sunny skies. Some downsloping winds from the northwest should kick temperatures up a few degrees from yesterday. High temperature in the upper-80s. Winds northwest at 5-7 mph.

 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

KU NAMED A BEST IN THE NORTHEAST BY PRINCETON REVIEW
Kutztown University has again been named a "Best in the Northeast" by the Princeton Review. The education services company is widely known for its test prep programs and college and graduate school guides. KU is among 229 institutions named to the regional list. "Best in the Northeast" is compiled drawing upon information from surveys taken by students and administrators. The final lists contain 658 institutions from a 5-region, nationwide area. KU has been named to the list at least a dozen times since 2000. The entire list can be viewed on The Princeton Review's website, https://www.princetonreview.com/college-education?rankings=.  


 
FINAL AUGUST FRESHMEN AND TRANSFER ORIENTATIONS
The final fall 2017 orientation events for new freshmen and transfer students will be held on August 22 (freshmen) and August 23 (transfer) in MSU 218. We look forward to welcoming these students and their families to campus as we prepare for the start of the fall semester.

Please view a copy of the Welcome Weekend Schedule happening on Saturday, August 26 and Sunday, August 27. Welcome Weekend is designed to help students have a successful year by combining the skills needed to navigate campus successfully, the knowledge to become a productive member of the KU family, and the memories to make their time on campus meaningful.
                Lisa Grabowski, New Student Orientation


 
MSU DISPLAY BOARDS
McFarland Student Union Building has added poster display boards. Drop off two posters at the Information Desk for approval for posting outside of 218 MSU and the Bear Den's entrance (main entrance to the building). For general postings there is now a display board in the stairway outside of the Alumni Auditorium on the first floor and one on the second floor outside of the computer lab. Advisors, please inform your organization. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to call me at ext. 3-4087.
                Jeann Cengeri, clerical supervisor, MSU



BAGPIPES ANYONE?

The Kutztown Pipe Band starts this Fall Semester.  Lessons for beginners will be held Mondays at 1 p.m. and Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.  Experienced pipers and drummers will practice on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. Visit http://faculty.kutztown.edu/sherrod/KPB.aspx for more information or contact Dr. Sherrod directly at sherrod@kutztown.edu if you are interested in learning or participating.  

 

 

THE WEEK AHEAD

OLD MAIN FLOOR REFINISHING
Aug. 1 - 20
Selected wood floors in Old Main will be refinished during August 1 - 20. Wood floors in classrooms 136, 138, 140 and 141 will be redone. Wood landings outside of the D wing elevator on 1st and 2nd floors will be refinished. The F Wing's wood hallways on 1st and 2nd floors will be renovated, as well. Please make sure not to cross caution-taped areas while refinishing is ongoing. Thanks for your cooperation. If you have questions, please contact Paul Mackewicz, Custodial Manager at ext. 6-4170 or email at mackewic@kutztown.edu.

 

 

GOLDEN BEAR ATHLETICS

JACKIE STEZZI NAMED WOMEN'S LACROSSE COACH
Kutztown University has announced that Jackie (Trainer) Stezzi has been hired as the university's newest head women's lacrosse coach.  Stezzi spent eight years at Wilmington University, including the last six as head coach from 2012-17. She was named the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Coach of the Year in her initial season in 2012 after leading her team to the conference semifinals. She coached 22 CACC all-conference selections.  An active advocate for the growth of women's lacrosse, she represented Division II while serving on the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Association's (IWLCA) Board of Directors from 2014-16. In addition, she has served on the RAC committee as well as the IWLCA Division II All-America selection committee.  A 2009 graduate of Monmouth University, Stezzi was a four-year member of the Hawks lacrosse team. In her four seasons, Stezzi helped lead the squad to three regular season Northeast Conference titles (2005, 2006, 2008), along with two Northeast Conference Tournament Championship (2006, 2007). She also helped guide the Hawks to the first round of the NCAA National Tournament in 2007.

   

 


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