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February 23, 2018

Kutztown University Daily Brief


Kutztown University Students attend #prepared4PA rally in the Capitol, Harrisburg, Pa.

Twenty-two Kutztown University students joined hundreds of students, faculty and alumni from the 14 PASSHE universities at the Capitol on Thursday to participate in the #prepared4PA rally and visit elected officials to advocate for support for higher education.  See Amanda Meck's takeover of the Kutztown University Snapchat account at  Check it out on Facebook  #‎prepared4pa.


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

Rainy day in store as low pressure approaches from the Great Lakes. The best chance for rain looks like after 10 a.m. High temperature in the low-40s. East wind 5-7 mph. Rainfall between .1-.25".


March 1, 4 p.m.
The next meeting of the University Senate will be held Thursday, March 1, at 4 p.m. in 202 AF. The agenda and attachments can be found on the Senate website by clicking on the following link:  
     Andrew Arnold, president, University Senate

Philadelphia Flyers tickets still available. Tickets are $20 for KU students and $40 for non-KU students. Tickets go on sale for non-Kutztown students on Monday, Feb. 26. Stop in to the Office of Student Involvement in 153 MSU to get them now while they last. The game is Thursday, March 1. Bus leaves MSU parking lot at 4 p.m.  You don't want to miss out.
     Petritsa Chatzitziva, Office of Student Involvement

Feb. 23
First Aid Stations
10 a.m. - 2 p.m., 218B MSU


Feb. 23 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Wellness Week: First Aid Stations
218B MSU
  1:30 - 4:30 p.m. Free Speech Rules - Replace the Hate Workshop
209 Sharadin
  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
Feb. 27 5:30 p.m. Secondary Education Graduate Open House
218 Beekey
March 1 11 a.m. VPA Faculty First Thursday
120 Sharadin Arts
  4 p.m. University Senate
202 AF



Feb. 24 1 p.m. WLAX vs. Jefferson
Andre Reed Stadium


Feb 22
Twenty-five KU students represented KU at the PASSHE #Prepared4PA Rally, State Capitol, Harrisburg, Pa., Thursday, Feb. 22. They left campus at 7:30 a.m. and returned at approximately 6 p.m. These students are aware that they are expected to make up any work missed. Each student was provided a note to share with their respective faculty. If you have any questions or would like to verify a student's attendance please feel free to contact me at
     Tammy Wert, Communications, Marketing & External Affairs

Feb. 23, 3 p.m.
The Department of Social Work is announcing the defense of a Doctor of Social Work dissertation on Friday, Feb. 23, in 29 RL at 3 p.m. Ms. Kim Hardner is defending her dissertation titled "Understanding College Students with Physical Disabilities." Dr. Juliana Svistova is dissertation committee chair. 
     John G. Vafeas, chair, Department of Social Work and Sharon Lyter, DSW program director


Feb. 26, 6 p.m.
Chinese students and Scholars Association of Kutztown University (CSSA-KU) will host the Lunar New Year celebration 6 p.m., Monday, Feb. 26, 218 MSU. CSSA-KU has prepared a variety of performances, activities and food for this celebration. All KU students, faculty, staff and their family are welcome to join this celebration.
     Ju Zhou, Department of Mathematics


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 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


March 1, 11 a.m.
College of Visual and Performing Arts Faculty First Thursday, Rose DeSiano Galjanic, Professor from the Department of Art and Art History Department will present "Photography, Landscape and Monuments," on Thursday, March 1, at 11 a.m. in 120 Sharadin Arts Building. Professor DeSiano Galjanic will speak about her sculptural public art commissions and their relationship to her photography. An artistic practice largely concerned with the collective consciousness, the sociological ramifications of photo manipulation, and the long, tangled history of the photograph and monument as both a record keeper and a myth-maker.
     Michelle Kiec, dean, College of Visual and Performing Arts




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