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December 1, 2016


The Daily Brief

Kutztown University Women's Soccer in National Final Four

Tonight, at 9 p.m. ET, the women's soccer team takes on Western Washington in the national semifinals in Kansas City.  It is the first final four appearance in the history of the program.  You can keep track of the Golden Bears with the links below.  #GoBearsGo  
Game Preview
Live Video
Live Stats


Kutztown University Global Spirit Day

KU Global Spirit Day, Friday, Nov. 18  



(Click Here for the Central Calendar)

11 a.m. International Admissions Candidate Open Forum, 250 MSU
11 a.m. VPA's Faculty First Thursday, 120 Sharadin
11 a.m. and 1 p.m. "A Day With(out) Art: Compulsive Practice," World Aids Day, 183 MSU
4 p.m. University Senate, 102 AF
5 - 7 p.m. Election 2016 Panel, 101 AF
7 p.m. Planetarium Show, 100 Grim
9 p.m. Women's Soccer vs. Western Washing, St. Louis, MO (See above for video link)




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

Well that was an ugly stretch of weather but the as Johnny Nash once sang: "I can see clearly now, the rain is gone." (I've been doing radio too long to not throw a song reference into my forecasts now and again). Sunshine returns with a gusty northwest breeze. Cooler with highs right around 50. Monsoon Mike wishes you a "bright, bright, sun-shiny day."





Dec. 1, 11 a.m., 250 MSU
Candidate Search Open Forum: Director of International Admissions and Services


College of Visual and Performing Arts' Faculty First Thursday. Dr. Angela Cirucci, Communication Studies, will be presenting: "Beyond "Lurkers" and "Nonlurkers": Investigating Social Network Site Usage Habits, Personality, and Self-Concept," Thursday, Dec. 1 at 11 a.m. in 120 Sharadin Arts Building. In her talk, Dr. Angela Cirucci, will explore what interaction and non-interaction (lurking) looks like in our contemporary digital media landscape where users can post, like, share and comment on posts, images and news content. All are welcome to attend, learn about the work our college faculty are doing and participate in the discussion.
                William J. Mowder, dean, College of Visual and Performing Arts


Dec. 1, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. 183 MSU
Today, Thursday, December 1 is WORLD AIDS DAY
Visual AIDS - A Day With(out) Art in conjunction with the GLBTQ Resource Center presents: COMPUSLIVE PRACTICE. A compilation of compulsive, daily and habitual video practices by nine artists and activists who live with their camera as one way to manage, reflect upon and change how they are deeply affected by HIV/AIDS .  Two 60-minute showings. 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. in 183 McFarland Student Union (Alumni Auditorium).  For more information about the film, resource guide, or discussion questions for any classroom opportunities, please check out the website.  
ALLIES and FRIENDS OF RACHEAL will also be handing out information and providing male and female condoms.
                Jerry Schearer, associate dean, Inclusion and Outreach


Dec. 1, 4 p.m., 102 AF 
The next meeting of the University Senate will be held Thursday, Dec. 1, at 4 p.m. in 102 AF.
The agenda and attachments can be found on the Senate website by clicking on the following link:
                Jennifer Schlegel, president, University Senate


Dec. 1, 5 - 7 p.m., 101 AF
The Department of Political Science and Public Administration invites members of the campus community to its panel discussion, "Let's Talk Politics: Election 2016," Thursday, Dec. 1 from 5-7 p.m. in 101 AF. The panel will feature several members of the department who will discuss the implications and ramifications of the 2016 election. An audience question and answer session will follow the panel's presentation. For more information, please contact Dr. Steve Lem at
                Steve B. Lem, chairperson, Department of Political Science and Public Administration


Dec. 1, 7 p.m.
"Legends of the Night Sky: Orion" Planetarium Show - Thursday, Dec. 1 at 7 p.m. - FREE and open to the public. Come to the Planetarium (Grim 100) to learn the stories and legends of Orion, the great hunter in the winter sky.  This is an animated planetarium show produced entirely with LASERs.
                Phillip Reed, director, Planetarium/Observatory


Dec. 6, 9 - 11 a.m.
The Division of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs will host Dr. Tom Green, AACRAO for a workshop on Strategic Enrollment Management planning on Tuesday, Dec. 6. All are welcome to attend from 9 - 11 a.m. in 103 Academic Forum. For more information on the presenter, please follow this link:
                Enrollment Management and Student Affairs


Dec. 9, 2 - 7 p.m.
APSCUF-KU cordially invites you to come together for a Potluck Celebration, Friday, Dec. 9 from 2 - 7 p.m., 218 MSU: students, faculty, staff, custodians, facilities, one and all! Bring a dish to pass along, labeled with ingredients, please. Partners, spouses, significant others, and kids welcome to join as well! RSVP with arrival time and dish to Colleen Fitzgerald,


Dec. 21, 6 - 7 a.m.
Notice: There will be an Electrical shutdown at Deatrick Hall on Dec. 21, from 6 - 7 a.m. that will effect Beck Hall and the Stratton Administration Building (New Section). Please make sure you turn off your computers and printers when you at the end of the day Dec. 20. If you have any questions please contact the Facilities Project Office- Chris Scott x31562.


Dec. 13
Each year Kutztown University joins with Friend, Inc. to provide holiday dinner boxes to families in the Kutztown, Fleetwood and Brandywine Heights areas. Each family will also receive a turkey. Boxes are to be dropped off at the Community Outreach Center, 281 MSU by December 13 for Christmas. More details can be found in the flyer. Thank you.
                The Community Outreach Center (COC) and the Student Volunteer Coalition (SVC)





Friday, Dec. 2
7:30 p.m.             Wrestling vs. Seton Hill - Keystone Arena   


Maddie Mohr named All-American
MOHR NAMED ALL-AMERICAN Freshman Maddie Mohr of the KU women's soccer team added yet another accolade to her resume on Tuesday as she was named to the Third Team of the Division II Conference Commissioners Association Women's Soccer All-America Team. The rookie has also been named First Team All-PSAC as well as First Team All-Atlantic Region this season.  Mohr becomes the first freshman in program history to be named All-America and the fourth overall, joining Sam Costello (Third Team, 2014), Chelsea Deeter (Honorable Mention, 2010) and Maria Borland (Honorable Mention, 2011).



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