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August 31, 2018

Kutztown University Daily Brief

Kutztown University History Display, Old Main ConcourseKU HISTORY DISPLAY IN OLD MAIN
The History Display in Old Main's concourse has been completely updated for the 2018-2019 academic year. It includes original artwork by Henry Sharadin, Keystonia yearbooks, class photos, Keystone Literary Society certificates and more. The display is open to the public 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Mondays to Fridays.
     Dennille Schuler, director of communications, Marketing and Communications
 

WEATHER

Weather forecasts are provided by KU's Dr. Michael Davis and "Monsoon Mike" Regensburger
Cold front passage will yield cooler temperatures. Shower activity is possible, but should remain relatively scattered. Instability is minimal given the strong inversion layer in place so no thunderstorms are expected. High temperature in the mid-70s. Northeast wind at 7 mph. Rainfall between 0.1-0.25 inches.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

NATIONAL COLLEGE COLORS DAY
Save 20 percent on all KU apparel and gift items today only for National College Colors Day. Show some Golden Bear pride with savings from your maroon and gold headquarters.
     KU Campus Store and Dixon Marketplace

ANNUAL GIVING ASSOCIATE RECOMMENDATIONS
The Kutztown University Foundation is accepting student applications for the Annual Giving Associate position. We are seeking Faculty recommendations. If you have any students that demonstrate strong leadership skills, great communication skills and a passion for KU, please forward their contact information to Kaitlyn Dougher at dougher@kuf.org. Annual Giving Associates will be responsible for soliciting funds for KU via Phonathon, engaging and updating Alumni and Friends of KU, as well as representing student philanthropy on campus.
     Kaitlyn Dougher, assistant director of annual giving, KU Foundation

STUDENT ABSENCE
Aug. 30 and 31
Please excuse the following students from classes Thursday, Aug. 30, and Friday, Aug. 31. They will be participating in a five-day field trip to the Adirondack Mountains in their mineralogy class. Thank you.
Nicholas Balch, Eric Dinter, Daniel Dohalick, Mark Domin, Robert Edris, Ian Edwards, Opeyemi Fajemilehin, Alexandra Garnand, Bojan Milinic, Tierney Morlock, David Muller, Claire Santa, Olivia Spilman, Ian Stout, Alexander Tinney, Kahlan Tripp, Katylyn Adelman, Patrick Taaffee and Lara Ilsemann
     Kurt Friehauf, Department of Physical Sciences

HEALTH AND WELLNESS SERVICES CLOSED
Sept. 3
Health and Wellness Services will be closed Monday, Sept. 3, in observance of Labor Day Holiday. Medical emergencies call Public Safety 610-683-4001.
     Dolores Hess, Health and Wellness Services

KU COUNCIL OF TRUSTEES
Sept. 6, 3 p.m.
The KU Council of Trustees will meet Thursday, Sept. 6, at 3 p.m. in 250 MSU. The public is invited to attend.
     Office of the President

UNIVERSITY SENATE MEETING
Sept. 6, 4 p.m.
The next meeting of the University Senate will be held 4 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 6, 103 AF. The agenda and attachments can be found on the Senate website by clicking on the following link: http://www.kutztown.edu/about-ku/administration/university-senate/next-meeting-agenda-and-attachments.htm
     Andrew Arnold, president, University Senate

ASSESSMENT WORKSHOPS
Mark your calendars to attend assessment workshops:
Sept 20, 11 a.m., 203 AF SLO
Sept. 28, 3 p.m., 103 AF Curriculum Maps
Oct. 18, 11 a.m., 203 AF Rubrics
Nov. 2, 3 p.m., 103 AF Collecting Data
Jan. 17, TBA What to do with the data
Academic Assessment Council

KU FEATURED IN KUTZTOWN BOROUGH SHOW ON PCN
Oct. 4
Located between Reading and Allentown, Kutztown Borough is a gem in Berks County. Home to more than 5,000 residents and Kutztown University, the bustling borough offers visitors and locals many benefits and activities. PCN will feature Kutztown Borough at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 4. The show will include Kutztown University among other key Kutztown institutions.
     Dennille Schuler, Marketing and Communications

UPCOMING EVENTS

Sept. 6 3 p.m. Council of Trustees
250 McFarland Student Union
Sept. 6 4 p.m. University Senate
103 Academic Forum
 

ATHLETICS

Sept. 1

1 p.m. WSOC vs. Slippery Rock
Keystone Field (Live Stats / Live Video)
      

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

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