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February 17, 2017

 

The Daily Brief

 

Creatives Care: Hate the Hate

CREATIVES CARE:  HATE THE HATE
Feb. 17, 1 - 5 p.m.
The Communication Design Department is coming together for a day of hope and tolerance, Creatives Care: Hate the Hate, today, Feb. 17, from 1 - 5 p.m. in the Sharadin Arts Building.  This 4 hour workshop encourages students, faculty, staff and community members to come together to create posters with a message that intolerance is not tolerated and that KU truly cares about the campus and the country.  The event is free and open to the public.  For more information about the event, contact Professor Vicki Meloney at meloney@kutztown.edu
 

 

TODAY'S EVENTS

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1 - 5 p.m. Creatives Care: Hate the Hate, Sharadin Arts
6 p.m. Vagina Monologues, Schaeffer Auditorium

 

 

TODAY'S WEATHER

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


Pleasant day in store for the area as we get ample sunshine. A few cirrus clouds from time to time. Winds not as strong as yesterday. High temperature near 40. Winds west at 6-9 mph.

 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS


BUDGET UPDATE
To view a message from Dr. Kenneth Hawkinson, university president, pertaining to the budget situation, please click on the link below. 
https://www.kutztown.edu/about-ku/office-of-the-president/statements-addresses-media-appearances/ku-budget-update-from-president-hawkinson.htm


 
CREATIVES CARE:  HATE THE HATE
Feb. 17, 1 - 5 p.m.
The Communication Design Department is coming together for a day of hope and tolerance, Creatives Care: Hate the Hate, on Friday, Feb. 17, from 1 - 5 p.m. in the Sharadin Arts Building.  This 4 hour workshop encourages students, faculty, staff and community members to come together to create posters with a message that intolerance is not tolerated and that KU truly cares about the campus and the country.  The event is free and open to the public.  For more information about the event, contact Professor Vicki Meloney at meloney@kutztown.edu


 
VAGINA MONOLOGUES - DOORS OPEN AT 6 P.M., PROGRAM BEGINS AT 7 P.M.
Friday, Feb. 17, 6 p.m. Doors Open, 7 p.m. Program Begins, Schaeffer Auditorium
Come and enjoy a night of celebrating women, as FMLA and the Women's Center present Eve Ensler's Obie Award-winning play, "The Vagina Monologues".  This student production is performed as part of the worldwide V-Day Campaigns to raise awareness and funds for local anti-violence initiatives.  Tickets are $5 for students, $10 for all others, and can be purchased by cash or check at the KU McFarland Student Union information desk.  For credit card purchases, please call 610-683-4092.  Proceeds benefit HEART at KU and the KU Women's Emergency Fund.  For more information on V-Day and the history of "The Vagina Monologues", visit:  http://www.vday.org/about.
                Christine Price, director, Women's Center & GLBTQ Resource Center


  
IS BLACK HISTORY MONTH STILL RELEVANT?: A PANEL DISCUSSION
Feb. 20, 4 p.m.
Dr. Arthur Garrison, Criminal Justice Department, Ms. Chanelle Williams, Frederick Douglass Institute Graduate Assistant and Ms. Maya Wilson, Black Student Union President
Monday, Feb. 20, 4 - 5:30 p.m., Academic Forum 101
This panel discussion will focus on the importance of Black History Month in American culture. While this discussion is of particular interest to students of social justice and history, the entire campus is invited. Panelists will present their experiences and as always, the audience will be asked to participate and ask questions. Refreshments will be provided.


 
AFSCME MEETING
Feb. 20, 5 p.m.
AFSCME 2234 members, please be advised of our Membership Meeting on Feb. 20, 2017 will be at 5 p.m. in Old Main 136.  Meetings are held the 3rd Monday of every month.  Refreshment will be provided.  Please plan to attend and become involved in your union.
                Chris Ferris, secretary, Local 2234


 
CARNEGIE HALL PREVIEW CONCERT
Feb. 20, 7:30 p.m.
Faculty members from the Kutztown University Department of Music will present a Carnegie Hall Preview Concert on Monday, Feb. 20, at 7:30 p.m. in the Georgian Room of Old Main.  The concert is free and open to the public.  The performance includes KU faculty members, pianist Maria Asteriadou and saxophonist Jeremy Justeson.  They will be joined by violinist Kurt Nikkanen and Greek saxophonist Athanasios Zervas to perform music by Greek composer Dinos Constantinides.  The preview concert will conclude with selections of compositions based on folk music from the Greek islands.  The four will present the same concert on Tuesday, Feb. 21, at 8 p.m. in the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, New York.  Constantinides is the recipient of many grants, commissions and awards. He has been honored with a Distinguished Teacher award by the White House commission on Presidential Scholars and is presently a Boyd Professor, the highest academic rank attainable, at Louisiana State University, head of the Composition Department and Music Director of the Louisiana Sinfonietta.


 
CPS PET THERAPY
Feb. 21, 6 p.m.
Dog Therapy is back! Come and get some puppy love on Tuesday, Feb. 21, from 6 to 7 p.m. in MSU 218. There will be several dogs in attendance, so there will be plenty of tail wags and sloppy kisses to go around. This event is open to students, faculty and staff. Please encourage your students to come and make sure you stop by too.
                Aimee Adams, Counseling & Psychological Services


 

 

GOLDEN BEAR ATHLETICS

Eight of Kutztown University's nine swimmers posted their best times of the season at Thursday's opening day of the 2017 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Championships.
Eight of Kutztown University's nine swimmers posted their best times of the season at Thursday's opening day of the 2017 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Championships. Claire Frank qualified for and finished 20th overall in Thursday night's finals of the 200-IM to highlight KU's opening session at the Graham Aquatic Center.  Read the story here.  

        
UPCOMING EVENTS

Saturday, Feb. 18 (Basketball Senior Day)
10 a.m.                 Track & Field hosts Last Chance Qualifier - O'Pake Fieldhouse
1 p.m.                   Women's Basketball vs. Millersville - Keystone Arena (Stats)
3 p.m.                   Men's Basketball vs. Millersville - Keystone Arena (Stats)  

OFF-CAMPUS - POSTSEASON Thursday, Feb. 16 - Sunday, Feb. 19 Women's Swimming at PSAC Championships - York, Pa.
 


 

 


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