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December 7, 2017

Kutztown University Daily Brief

KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT'S MEDAL Sandra Green KU President's Medal

Dr. Kenneth S. Hawkinson, president of Kutztown University, presented the KU President's Medal to outgoing Kutztown Borough Mayor Sandra "Sandy" Green on Tuesday, Dec. 5, at a ceremony in the President's Residence. "Sandy has spent countless hours on campus assisting her community and our students," said Hawkinson. "She is an inspiration and has made a lasting impact." Read the entire article here.


WEATHER

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

Polar high pressure in control today will lead to nice-looking, but not too nice-feeling weather. In other words, mainly nice and sunny, but highs no better than about 40. Light west winds.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

KU COUNCIL OF TRUSTEES
Dec. 7, 3 p.m.
The KU Council of Trustees will meet today, Thursday, Dec. 7, at 3 p.m. in 250 MSU. The public is invited to attend.
     Office of the President

DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC HOLIDAY CONCERT
Dec. 10, 3:30 p.m.
'tis the season. The Department of Music will host its annual Holiday Concert on Sunday, Dec. 10 at 3:30 p.m. in the Schaeffer Auditorium. Enjoy your perennial holiday favorites performed by our music ensembles. This concert is free and open to all.
     Soo Goh, Department of Music

ANNUAL FIRE ALARM TESTS
Old Main and Residence Halls
Annual fire alarm testing will be conducted in Old Main and the university's residence halls from December 18 to January 5. This testing is performed to ensure the alarm and mass notification systems are properly functioning. Every effort has been made to schedule this testing around events and other special activities during the daytime hours. We appreciate your cooperation while we ensure our life safety systems are operating optimally.
     Jeffrey LaGamba, assistant director, Environmental, Health and Safety

UPCOMING EVENTS

Dec. 7 11 a.m. VPA Faculty First Thursday
120 Sharadin Arts
Dec. 7 11 a.m. Fidelity Workshop, "Thrive"
Kemp Building
Dec. 7 11 a.m. Bart Bailey, Frederick Douglass Institute
103 Academic Forum
Dec. 7 3 p.m. Council of Trustees
250 McFarland Student Union Building
Dec. 7 4 p.m. University Senate
202 Academic Forum
Dec. 7 6:30 p.m. Mugstravaganza at STEAMworks
18 Rohrbach Library
Dec. 8 7:30 p.m. KU Orchestra
Schaeffer Auditorium
Dec. 10 3:30 p.m. Department of Music Holiday Concert
Schaeffer Auditorium
Dec. 14 2 - 4 p.m. Apryle Carney Retirement Celebration
106 Old Main A-wing
Dec. 16 9 a.m. Commencement
Field House

ATHLETICS

UPCOMING ATHLETIC EVENTS  
Dec. 9 1 p.m. WBB vs. Seton Hill
Keystone Arena (Live Stats / Watch)
Dec. 9 3 p.m. MBB vs. Seton Hill
Keystone Arena (Live Stats / Watch)
 

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

STATE SYSTEM FACULTY EXPERTISE SHOWCASE
The State System of Higher Education is looking for new entries for its Faculty Expertise Showcase. They will be collecting participant information until Friday, Dec. 15 at the link below. Any faculty member who is interested in participation should complete the form at Faculty Expertise Submission Form (requires ESS login).
Media inquiries will be sent to University Relations so that it does not create a burden for the faculty member. No media will contact the faculty member directly without their prior approval. If you have any questions please contact me at dajohnson@kutztown.edu
     Dave Johnson, University Relations

APRYLE CARNEY RETIREMENT CELEBRATION
Dec. 14, 2 - 4 p.m.
Please stop by 106 Old Main "A" wing Housing and Dining Services, on Thursday, Dec. 14, from 2 - 4 p.m. and join in the celebration of the retirement of Apryle Carney, associate director of Housing and Dining Services. Light refreshments will be served.
     Kent Dahlquist, director, Housing and Dining Services

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
These are the non-instructional positions are open on campus on our job board at http://employment.kutztown.edu. For internal job postings, please go to "Menu" and click on Internal Vacancies.
  
MSU HOURS
Finals Week  
Sunday, Dec. 10 11 a.m. - 1 a.m.
Monday, Dec. 11 - Thursday, Dec. 14 7 a.m. - 1 a.m.
Friday, Dec. 15 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 16 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 17 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Winter Session  
Monday, Dec. 18 - Friday, Jan. 19 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 23 - Monday, Jan. 1 Closed
Monday, Jan. 15 Closed

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