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December 19, 2016


The Daily Brief


Sharon Picus Master in Public Administration KU 2016 Winter Graduation
More than 400 students graduated Saturday morning in O'Pake Fieldhouse, including our own Sharon Picus who earned her Master in Public Administration degree.  Many thanks to everyone who made the morning successful.  View photos from commencement  

KUSSIE Faculty Staff Appreciation Days
Celebrate Faculty Staff Appreciation Days at the KU Campus Store this week.   



(Click Here for the Central Calendar)


All Day Faculty and Staff Appreciation Days, KU Campus Store




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

After an eventful winter system over the weekend, high pressure takes control for Monday. Mostly clear skies can be expected. High temperature in the low 30s. Winds west at 3-8 mph.




The Electronic Media Event and Documentary class complete two documentaries this semester.  Please enjoy them at the links below. 
"Uncredited," which takes a look behind the scenes of producing the live coverage of the football team this season 

"Won-O," the documentary which chronicles the Golden Bear football teams' season.


KUSSI would like to thank you for your continued support of our organization. Shopping at your campus store directly benefits Kutztown University students. The surplus of our retail operations is used to endow scholarships and subsidize student activity fees. Please enjoy 15 percent off on tech accessories and art supplies and 25 percent off any regular priced apparel and gift items (in store purchases only) now through Friday, Dec. 23. Happy Holidays!


AlphaGraphics Lehigh Valley is excited to be the onsite print service provider for KU!  Please join them for training on the Online Ordering site that they will be hosting.  They will be offering six different sessions before year end and will host more in the New Year.  The sessions are simple to participate in, you will type in the URL provided and password and then enter the meeting as a guest.  A dial in number will be available.  You can log in from anywhere as this will be hosted through Webex meetings.  To access the document with the training information and URL links, please visit the KU Card Office website (faculty and staff page) at: and scroll to the bottom where you will see a link to click on titled: AlphaGraphics Lehigh Valley - Online Ordering training document

The available dates for the trainings are:
Tuesday, Dec. 20 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 21 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 22 at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.


Please be advised that the Virtual EMS program (aka Room Scheduler) will be unavailable on Monday, Dec. 19 while a software upgrade is installed.  Please plan your work accordingly.  Please feel free to contact our office directly with questions or concerns at x31359.  Thank you!
                Honey Svoboda, Conference Services


Dec. 20, 1 - 2 p.m.
Staff are invited to participate in an upcoming professional development opportunity: "Key Principals When Dealing with Others" by Dr. Ron Stoffey, Department of Psychology, on Tuesday, Dec. 20 from 1-2 p.m. in 280 Old Main.  The meeting will be highly participative with a short introduction highlighting key principles when dealing with others followed by role plays.  In advance of the meeting, please email Dr. Stoffey ( a short scenario that you recently encountered in dealing with a difficult person, what they did, and what was the outcome. We will be able to use real scenarios in role plays to put the key principles into action. To reserve your seat RSVP to by Dec. 16.
                Julie Fiorini, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences


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.

This is a reminder that any travel expenses or invoices that need to be postmarked and paid this year should be forwarded to and received by our office no later than Dec. 21 in order to be processed with our last check run on Dec. 22.  Otherwise, processing will resume after the holiday break.  Thank you.
                Raquel Dumlao, Accounts Payable Supervisor


Health and Wellness Center Hours
Dec. 19 - Jan. 20
Clinical Services           Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Admin.                           Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Health Promotions and Alcohol and Other Drug Services     Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
All offices will be closed the afternoon of Dec. 23 through Jan. 2.
                William Lendzinski, assistant director, Health and Wellness Clinical Services

McFarland Student Union
Dec. 19 - Dec. 23 the MSU will be open 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  We will be closed Dec. 24 - Jan. 2.

Student Recreation Center
Dec. 19 - Jan 20
SRC        Mon. - Fri., 6 a.m.-6 p.m.
Pool       Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m.-9 a.m. and noon-1 p.m. (Pool will be closed on Tuesday, Dec. 20)
We will be closed Mon., Dec. 26 through Mon., Jan. 2. 




KU student Jordan Morgan named to the Associated Press Little All America First Team
Senior offensive lineman Jordan Morgan has been named to the Associated Press Little All-America First Team for the second straight season, as the 2016 edition was released Friday.  The Little All-America team honors players from Division II, III and NAIA.
After receiving the award for the first time as a junior in 2015, Morgan is the second player in program history to earn two AP Little First Team All-America honors, joining John Mobley (1994-95).
Morgan has also been named First Team All-America this year by the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) and the Division II Conference Commissioners Association (D2CCA).  A redshirt-senior offensive tackle, Morgan is a two-time All-America selection and was named the Gene Upshaw Award winner as the top lineman in Division II.
The team captain became the first offensive lineman in Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) history to be named the PSAC East Offensive Athlete of the Year and made the All-PSAC East First Team for the third consecutive season.



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