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February 9, 2016

 

The Daily Brief

Alicia Garza 

Alicia Garza, social activist and founder of the Black Lives Matter movement, will lead a discussion on race in America, activism, violence, police brutality and social injustice on at Kutztown University Tuesday, March 29, at 7 p.m. in Schaeffer Auditorium.  This event is free and open to the public; however, tickets are required.  Tickets are free and may be picked up at the KU Presents! office in Schaeffer 200 (2nd Floor) Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. and Wednesdays and Fridays, noon - 2 p.m.

 

TODAY'S EVENTS

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2 p.m.

Enterprise Rental Car Session, Academic Forum 102

2 p.m.

Candidate Forum, director of the Women's Center and GLBTQ Resource Center, MSU 183

7:30 p.m.

Clarinet Recital, Dr. Michelle Kiec, Little Theatre, Schaeffer Auditorium

 

 

TODAY'S WEATHER

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

Complex but weak double-edged system traverses the area today dropping periods of mainly light snow. Expect a general 2 or 3 inches around the area contributing to slick driving, but not crippling. Highs in the low 30s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
 

 

THE SESQUICENTENNIAL CELEBRATION

THIS MONTH IN KU HISTORY

(Historical facts have been compiled from the KU Archives and Special Collections of the Rohrbach Library; the archives of the Keystone; Kutztown Patriot, Allentown Leader and Reading Eagle; and Beacon on the Hill by Dr. Lee Graver.)

In February, 1935, Kutztown State Teachers College offers free classes for high school graduates unable to find jobs.  The adult education classes are part of a nationwide effort to assist the unemployed.   Students can take sociology, mathematics, history, and English.   

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

MOVIE NIGHT
The Geographical Society of Kutztown University invites the campus community to join us on Tuesday, Feb. 9, at 7 p.m. in Boehm 262 for a screening of "Dante's Peak," starring Pierce Brosnan and Linda Hamilton.  A volcanologist arrives at a countryside town called Dante's Peak (named for a long dormant volcano), which has recently been listed the second most desirable place to live in America, and discovers that Dante's Peak may wake up at any moment.  Admission is FREE. Light refreshments will be served.

  


  

TECH TUESDAYS: DID YOU KNOW...?
You can use Blackboard Collaborate to create online rooms (or meeting spaces) that can be used to hold a virtual, synchronous (real-time) class meeting? Another snow storm? No problem. All you need is a computer with a microphone and an internet connection. Check out our Blackboard Collaborate at KU webpage for more information on using Collaborate. The Collaborate Online Room Setup Guide will help you add an online room to your D2L course.  Need more information about working with D2L? Visit our Faculty Resource Page for lots of how-to videos and documents.
                The Office of Distance Education


  


  

MERWIN MOE SPENCER SMOKE SCREEN: UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF MARIJUANA POLITICS AND POWER
While over 800,000 people each year are arrested for marijuana possession in the United States, legal marijuana is one of the fastest growing industries. Merwin Moe Spencer, a marijuana attorney, explains the history of how marijuana became classified as a Schedule 1 Narcotic when our founding father George Washington grew it on his farm. Spencer equips his audience with the historical and legal facts to make up their own mind on this controversy on Tuesday, Feb. 16 at 7 p.m. in MSU 183. Sponsored by Association of Campus Events, Anthropology/Sociology Department, Criminal Justice Department, and Political Science & Public Administration Department.
                Petritsa Chatzitziva, Office of Student Involvement/ACE advisor  

  


  

ASH WEDNESDAY SERVICES SCHEDULE
Please join us at the Saint Christopher Catholic Newman Center for distribution of ashes on Wednesday, Feb. 10 at 12:10 p.m. in the Main Chapel (lower level).  Catholic Mass will be celebrated at 9 p.m. in the Georgian Room of Old Main. Bishop John Barres is expected.
                Lisa Grabowski, advisor, Saint Christopher Catholic Newman Association

  


  

ENTERPRISE CAR RENTAL - INFORMATION SESSION
Business Services will be holding an information/training session on Tuesday, Feb. 9, at 2 p.m. in Academic Forum room 102, for any faculty or staff member who would like to learn about the process for renting vehicles through Enterprise Rent-A-Car.  The session will include information on:  paperwork that needs to be completed before a vehicle is rented, how and when to order a rental vehicle through the KU website, how to order a 15-passenger van, and other general information relating to the vehicle rental process.  Representatives from Enterprise Rent-A-Car will be in attendance to answer questions.  If you would like to attend, please email Jen Prevoznik at: jprevoznik@kutztown.edu




 

CLARINET RECITAL
The Department of Music will present a Faculty Clarinet Recital on Tuesday, February 9, at 7:30 p.m. in the Little Theatre (Schaeffer). Dr. Michelle Kiec will be joined by Dr. Jeremy Justeson (saxophone) and Dr. Maria Asteriadou (piano) to perform works by Bassett, Sokolović, Kreiger, and Wanamaker. Join us for an evening of modern music on the clarinet. Admission is free.



 

 

GOLDEN BEAR ATHLETICS

37th Annual Hall of Fame 

ATHLETICS HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES
Kutztown University held its 37th annual Athletics Hall of Fame ceremony on Saturday morning at the Georgian Room of Old Main. A crowd of more than 100 people saw the honoring of six new inductees as many celebrated and reminisced about their times as a Golden Bear.  The 37th annual class includes: Kristina Braine Newport '00, women's track & field; Eric Clemmer '00, baseball; Scott Eisenhart '04, men's track & field; Brianne Homyak Barona '01, women's basketball/softball; Melissa Klein Bradley '03, women's volleyball; and Jessica Schuler '98, softball.




  

UPCOMING GOLDEN BEAR HOME ATHLETIC EVENTS
Wednesday, Feb. 10 - Track & Field hosts Mid-Week Multi - 4 p.m. (O'Pake Fieldhouse)
Wednesday, Feb. 10 - Wrestling vs. Millersville - 7:30 p.m. (Keystone Arena) Live Stats
Thursday, Feb. 11 - Track & Field hosts Mid-Week Multi - 9 a.m. (O'Pake Fieldhouse)
Friday, Feb. 12-14 - Women's Bowling hosts Golden Bear Classic - All Day (Bowl-O-Rama; Reading, Pa.)
Friday, Feb. 12 - Wrestling vs. Shippensburg (Senior Night/Alumni Night) - 7:30 p.m. (Keystone Arena) Live Stats
Saturday, Feb. 13 - Women's Basketball vs. East Stroudsburg (Play4Kay) - 1 p.m. (Keystone Arena) Live Stats | Live Video
Saturday, Feb. 13 - Men's Basketball vs. East Stroudsburg (Play4Kay) - 3 p.m. (Keystone Arena) Live Stats | Live Video

 

 


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