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February 26, 2018

Kutztown University Daily Brief

Pregame PSAC Playoffs


  
Senior Molly Gallagher, president of KU's Student Government Board and member of the State System Board of Governors, spoke at the Prepared4PA Rally Thursday at the Capitol Building. Molly joined 24 other KU students, President Hawkinson, Vice President Santos and former Kutztown mayor Sandy Green to advocate for increased resources for KU and the State System of Higher Education. View Molly's speech on YouTube and the entire photo gallery from Thursday at the links below.
https://youtu.be/oFQr9i2kevs
#Prepared4PA Advocacy Day 2018  


WEATHER

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

Strengthening high pressure moves eastward and will be the dominant weather feature of the day. Exiting jet stream trough will take morning cloud cover out to sea. Skies will gradually clear as dry air is advected into the Mid-Atlantic. High temperature in the mid-50s. Northwest wind at 7-11 mph.


ANNOUNCEMENTS

CALLING ALL CLUB ADVISORS
April 7, 9 - 11:30 a.m.
All clubs and organizations are invited to join Admissions at their Inaugural Accepted Students Reception. Please come mingle with more than 2,500 of our accepted students and families in O'Pake Fieldhouse on Saturday, April 7, from 9 - 11:30 a.m. This is not a tabling event, rather a chance to interact with prospective students to show them what KU is all about. Please encourage your students to wear any club gear and bring small business cards/brochures to promote your organization. Questions, please contact Elyse Levandowski, assistant director of Admissions at levandow@kutztown.edu.
     Elyse Levandowski, assistant director, Admissions

KU INTERNATIONAL PIANO QUINTET

Feb. 26, 7:30 p.m.
Join us tonight, 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

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 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

COMMISSION ON HUMAN DIVERSITY
March 2
Five more days until the 8th Annual Diversity Conference. We still have room for faculty, staff, and students to join us. Workshops and seminars are at 9 and 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., a poster session at 11 a.m. and lunch and keynote from 11:30 a.m. You may come for any part of the day - even one session. Please be sure to register so we know to expect you. If your class is coming, please also have them register. http://kutztown.libsurveys.com/CHD2018. We look forward to having dialogue.
     Jerry Schearer, interim chair, Commission on Human Diversity and conference co-chair

PHILOSOPHY CLUB
March 2, 4:30 p.m.
The KU Philosophy Club will meet Friday, March 2, 4:30 pm, Viewpoints, South Dining Hall. Professor Howard Curzer, Department of Philosophy, Texas Tech, will present "Habituation, Virtue, and Facebook." Everyone is welcome. Persons with a disability and who require accommodation should notify the Disability Services Office prior to the event at 610-683-4108 or dso@kutztown.edu or, TDD number: 610-683-4499, in order to discuss accommodations. Every effort will be made to provide reasonable accommodations.
     Caitlin Weber, president; Allan Bäck, advisor


UPCOMING EVENTS

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
March 1 - 7   The Kourage Project
Art Gallery, MSU Bears Den
March 2 All Day Commission on Human Diversity Conference
McFarland Student Union
March 7 7 p.m. Peter Staley, Aids activist, "How to Survive a Plague"
145 Boehm
    


ATHLETICS

Kutztown University won the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) title in the men's 4x800m relay on Saturday. The team of Steve Maine, Cameron Christopher, Jose Colon-Cruz and Jared Luckanitz won the title in 7:50.14, third in school history and earned KU 10 points.
4X800M RELAY WINS PSAC TITLE SATURDAY
ON DAY 1 OF TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Kutztown University won the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) title in the men's 4x800m relay on Saturday. The team of Steve Maine, Cameron Christopher, Jose Colon-Cruz and Jared Luckanitz won the title in 7:50.14, third in school history and earned KU 10 points.

FORSYTHE BREAKS SCHOOL RECORD IN WINNING THE 400M
ON FINAL DAY OF PSAC CHAMPIONSHIPS

Meghan Forsythe won a PSAC Championship in the 400m and broke the school record along the way, highlighting the Kutztown University women's track & field team Sunday afternoon on the final day of the PSAC Championships from Edinboro University's Mike S. Zafirovski Sports and Recreation Dome. Forsythe, who placed second in the 400m prelims on Saturday with a personal-best time of 57.87 (second all-time), improved that mark in the final when it mattered most. The previous program record of 57.73 was owned by Forsythe's teammate and running mate in the event, Ashley Stewart. Forsythe is KU's first 400m winner since Laura Kline in 2006.

REIMEL, PETRIL AND APPLEBY ALL EARN REPEAT-TRIPS
Kutztown University's Jeff Reimel, Austin Petril and Ryan Appleby all finished in the top-four at Saturday's NCAA Super Region I Wrestling Championships, earning them repeat trips to the NCAA National Championships in two weeks in Iowa. Reimel was the runner-up at 184 pounds to qualify for nationals for the second-straight year. Petril won a tight 2-1 decision in the fourth-place match at 125 to earn a trip to nationals for the second year in a row. Appleby finished in fourth place at heavyweight, earning his third career trip to nationals.

UPCOMING ATHLETIC EVENTS

Feb. 26 5:30 p.m. WBB vs. PSAC First Round
Keystone Arena (Live stats / Video)
  7:30 p.m. MBB vs. PSAC First Round
Keystone Arena (Live stats / Video)
March 3 1 p.m. WLAX vs. Grand Valley State
Andre Reed Stadium (Live stats)


IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

UNIVERSITY SENATE MEETING
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: http://www.kutztown.edu/about-ku/administration/university-senate/next-meeting-agenda-and-attachments.htm
     Andrew Arnold, president, University Senate

FLYERS VERSUS HURRICANES

March 1, 4 p.m.
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


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