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February 20, 2018

Kutztown University Daily Brief

KU NAMED TO PHI THETA KAPPA TRANSFER HONOR ROLL

Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Honor Roll

Phi Theta Kappa has named Kutztown University to its 2018 Transfer Honor Roll, which identifies the top four-year colleges and universities creating dynamic pathways to support transfer students. The honor roll includes 112 schools from across the nation. Kutztown is one of only six Pennsylvania schools and one of two members of the State System of Higher Education. Read the complete story here. 


WEATHER

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

Yesterday's strong warm front means we are now off to the races the next two days with the temperatures. Some early morning drizzle and low clouds should give way to some sunshine as the day progresses. It is how much sun we get that will determine how high temperatures get. If clouds are a bit stubborn, upper 60s should do it. If sun wins out faster, into the 70s we go. Almost definitely into the 70s tomorrow. Spring fever!


ANNOUNCEMENTS

WELLNESS WEEK
Feb. 20
Meningitis B Clinic
10 a.m. - 2 p.m., 223 MSU
Breakthrough Migraine & Pain Relief Treatment without Medication
11 a.m. - noon, 218 A MSU
Pet Therapy
11 a.m. - noon, 218 B MSU
Food & Mood
1 p.m. - 2 p.m., 218 A MSU

ROTHERMEL HALL - CONSTRUCTION
Please use caution in front of Rothermel Hall due to the large crane that will be positioned on the west side of the building. This construction activity will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 21 until Friday, Feb. 23. The road will remain open at all times. If you have any questions or concerns please contact Chris Scott at ext. 3-1562.
     Facilities

KU INTERNATIONAL PIANO QUINTET
Feb. 26, 7:30 p.m.
Join us on Monday, Feb. 26, at 7:30 p.m. in Schaeffer Auditorium for a spectacular concert by members of the prestigious Kutztown University International Piano Quintet. Georgia Lazaridou, Greek pianist and Alejandro Ortega, violinist from the Dominican Republic will perform works by Beethoven, Grieg and Schubert. They then will join forces with fellow student Jonathan Jagozinski on cello, and KU faculty Peter Isaacson and Kurt Nikkanen for a performance of Schumann's energetic and inspiring Piano Quintet. Don't miss out on what is certain to be an occasion to remember.
     Department of Music

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
These 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.


UPCOMING EVENTS

Feb. 20 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Wellness Week: Meningitis B Clinic
223 MSU
  11 a.m. Wellness Week: Breakthrough Migraine & Pain Relief
218A MSU
  11 a.m. Wellness Week: Pet Therapy
218B MSU
  1 p.m. Wellness Week: Food & Mood
218A MSU
Feb. 21 11 a.m. Wellness Week: Mindful Drumming & Movement
218A MSU
  11 a.m. Wellness Week: Helping a Friend in Distress
157 MSU
  Noon - 2 p.m. Wellness Week: Decisions, Decisions - food sampling
218 MSU
Feb. 22 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Wellness Week: Meningitis B Clinic
Lobby, Keystone Hall
  11 a.m. Wellness Week: Yoga for Everyone
204 North Studio, Rec Center
  11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Wellness Week: Fitness Assessments
Rec Center
  11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Wellness Week: Fitness Information, Veteran Services
Rec Center
  11 a.m. - 1 p.m. KU Foundation Winter Warm Up Reception
RSVP required, Wiesenberger Alumni Center
  11 a.m. Wellness Week: Smart Nutrition Workshop
Rec Center
  11 a.m. Sean McAllister, speaker, Statistics and Actuarial Science Club, 120 Lytle
  5 p.m. Wellness Week: Smart Nutrition Workshop
Rec Center
  7 p.m. "Phantom of the Universe" Planetarium Show
Planetarium, Grim
  7 p.m. Vagina Monologues
Schaeffer Auditorium
  7 p.m. Wellness Week: Smart Nutrition Workshop
Rec Center
  7:30 p.m. Chamber Music Recital
Georgian Room, OM
Feb. 23 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Wellness Week: First Aid Stations
218B MSU
  7 p.m. Vagina Monologues
Schaeffer Auditorium
Feb. 26 6 p.m. Lunar New Year Celebration
218 MSU
Feb. 26 7:30 p.m. International Piano Quintet and Guests Concert
Schaeffer Auditorium
    


ATHLETICS

UPCOMING ATHLETIC EVENTS

Feb. 20 4 p.m. WLAX vs. Holy Family
Andre Reed Stadium
Feb. 21 5:30 p.m. WBB vs. ESU
Keystone Arena (Live stats / Video)
  7:30 p.m. MBB vs. ESU
Keystone Arena (Live stats / Video)
Feb. 24 1 p.m. WLAX vs. Jefferson
Andre Reed Stadium


IN CASE YOU MISSED IT


KU FOUNDATION

FACULTY & STAFF WINTER WARM UP RECEPTION
Thursday, Feb. 22, 11a.m. - 1 p.m.
Wiesenberger Alumni Center
Faculty and staff are invited to join us for our "Winter Warm Up Reception" hosted by the KU Foundation, Holiday Inn Conference Center-Lehigh Valley and Crowne Plaza, Reading, Thursday, Feb. 22, from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. in the Wiesenberger Alumni Center. While this event is complimentary, we do need a count for food purposes. Please RSVP to Cheryl Lord.

KU IN THE NEWS


CENTRAL CALENDAR

 
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