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February 21, 2018

Kutztown University Daily Brief

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The Department of Counselor Education is pleased to announce the Counseling and Counseling-Related Educational Programs (CACREP) accreditation of the clinical mental health counseling, marriage, couple and family counseling, and school counseling programs. Known as the 'gold standard' in counselor education, CACREP accreditation underscores Kutztown University's long standing commitment to excellence in training highly-skilled professional counselors. CACREP accreditation ensures that counseling curricula and content are recognized by other institutions and, most vitally, by state licensing boards and important health care programs such as TRICARE. Many thanks to all who participated in and supported this accreditation process, in particular the Dean of the College of Education, John Ward, Provost Zayaitz, and President Hawkinson.
     Helen Hamlet, chair, Department of Counselor Education


WEATHER

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

Foggy and drizzly morning hours, quite similar to yesterday. Partly sunny conditions by the afternoon, quite similar to yesterday. Rain threat should be over by noon. Big story will be the unseasonably warm temperatures. An early taste of spring! High temperature in the low-70s. Southwest wind at 5-7 mph.


ANNOUNCEMENTS

WELLNESS WEEK
Mindful Drumming and Movement

11 a.m., 218A MSU
- Learn stress reduction techniques through this interactive movement and drumming workshop. Limited drums and musical instruments will be provided (feel free to bring your own); no experience necessary; regular clothes are fine.
Helping a Friend in Distress: How to Recognize and What to Do at KU
11 a.m., 157 MSU
"Decisions-Decisions" (Food Sampling and Choices)
noon - 2 p.m., 218B MSU
Mindful Drumming and Movement
5 p.m., 223 MSU

KU GEOGRAPHY CLUB
Feb. 22, 11 a.m.
KU Geography Club presents Buckeye Partners, L.P., Thursday, Feb. 22, 11 a.m. in 262 Boehm.
Join us for a presentation by KU alumna and GIS Specialist Laura Kaufmann '13, concerning the use of GIS in the oil and gas industry, Buckeye's recent projects, disaster response and employment opportunities.
     Department of Geography

CAMPUS, A STUDENT SUCCESS MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
Feb. 28, 2 p.m.
Kutztown University will be launching "Campus," a student success management system that will be released Fall 2018 to increase student retention. Drs. Hilton and Zayaitz invite faculty and staff to attend a presentation to learn more about "Campus" on Wednesday, Feb. 28, from 2 - 2:50 p.m. in 183 MSU (Alumni Auditorium).
We are partnering with the Education Advisory Board (EAB) to bring "Campus" to Kutztown University. "Campus" is an enterprise-level technology that links administrators, advisors, deans faculty, other staff and students in a coordinated care network designed to help Kutztown University proactively manage student success and deliver a return on education. Click here to view a brief demo of some of the capabilities of "Campus." If your schedule allows, please attend to find out more about this program.
     Tammy Moyer, special project coordinator, Academic Affairs

SECONDARY EDUCATION GRADUATE OPEN HOUSE
Feb. 27, 5:30 p.m.
Join us Tuesday, Feb. 27, at 5:30 p.m. in 218 Beekey to learn more about our master's, doctoral, and graduate certificate programs. The Open House will include faculty-led discussions about program requirements and as well as a presentation about financial support, admission requirements, and application deadlines. For more information, please contact Dr. Walsh Coates at coates@kutztown.edu. Register at: https://kutztown.hobsonsradius.com/ssc/eform/B0kT8NKzB00kx67f3G8.ssc
     Department of Secondary Education


UPCOMING EVENTS

 
Feb. 21 11 a.m. Wellness Week: Mindful Drumming and 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
218B MSU
  5 p.m. Wellness Week: Mindful Drumming and Movement
223 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
  11 a.m. Buckeye Partners LP presentation, Geography Club
262 Boehm
  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


Basketball Shoot for SuccessSHOOT FOR SUCCESS
Feb. 21, 5:30 and 7:30 p.m.
Shoot for success with KU basketball teams and the Center for Academic Success and Achievement (CASA), Wednesday Feb. 21, 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in Keystone Arena. Make sure to visit the CASA table in the lobby.
     Paige Brookins, CASA

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

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

FACULTY PARTICIPATION MULTICULTURAL OVERNIGHT RECRUIT EXPERIENCE
The Get MORE program is underway and we would like to request your participation. We are looking for dynamic and engaging faculty to invite prospective high school seniors into their classrooms, as well as a few faculty or GA volunteers who would like to present research interests and departmental opportunities. The dates for the program are February 22, March 8, and April 12. The presentations are scheduled to occur 9-10:15 a.m. and 1:30-3 p.m., and classroom experiences are slotted for 9:30-10:50 a.m. and 1:30-2:50 p.m. This is our second year hosting this program after much success. Please join us in our endeavor to grow and strengthen our KU community. Please contact border@kutztown.edu if interested.
     Johnée Border, Financial Aid

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.


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