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January 17, 2017


The Daily Brief

KU employee, Lorrie Rauch, finished fifth in the Pa. State Farm Show Apple Pie competition and first in the Sticky Bun competition.

Lorrie Rauch pictured above second from the left

Lorrie Rauch, housing custodian, finished fifth in the Pa. State Farm Show Apple Pie competition and first in the Sticky Bun competition.  



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

Tuesday: A bit of freezing rain especially near and north of Interstate 78 from about 1 a.m. to about dawn. Watch for slick spots. Should change to all rain. Dreary day. Highs around 40.




Jan. 17, MSU
Please join the CONNECTIONS Orientation Staff in welcoming new transfer students and their families to campus today for orientation and course advisement. The program will be held in the McFarland Student Union Building beginning at 9:45 a.m. with check-in. Please contact the CONNECTIONS Orientation Office at 610-683-4088 with any questions.
                Lisa Grabowski, coordinator, New Student Orientation Programs


Please welcome Dr. Roger Douglas to the Division of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs as the director of International Admissions and Services. Dr. Douglas received his undergraduate degree from the University of Kansas, competed his masters at the College of New Jersey and earned his doctorate in educational leadership from Lehigh University. His career path includes 10 years in higher education, with a focus on international education and student services and a strong background in academic program development, academic advising, cultural diversity and higher education policy.
                Dr. Warren Hilton, Enrollment Management and Student Affairs


Berks Women in Crisis (BWIC) publicly announced its name change to Safe Berks at its 40th Anniversary Celebration of Peace on December 12. The name change reflects Safe Berks' mission of providing a safe place for ALL victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

Safe Berks - "HEART at KU" 66-hour sexual assault advocate training sessions begin on Thursday, Jan. 26.  Training sessions are held weekly on Thursday evenings from 6 - 9 p.m. and Saturdays (most full days), through April 1. A limited amount of openings are still available for the training. For more information and to register, please visit KUnited's website and navigate to the Kutztown University Women's Center link. The deadline for registration is January 20.
                Cindy Jones, Women's Center and GLBTQ Resource Center


KU Print Center Online Ordering Site is now available.

To access either go to the Print Center website or you can just open a new browser and type in 

Username: your kutztown email address
Password: kutztown (case sensitive, use all lower case)

You will be asked to change your password immediately.

Please note: we are working on revising pricing for the larger poster options.

We will have more instructions, paper samples other information distributed via mail boxes next week.

Please email us Barbara A. Miller  or call the KU Print Center at x34116.
                Elizabeth Pflugler, director, Business Services




Kutztown University cheerleading team competed Saturday at Walt Disney World, Orlando, Fla.
The Kutztown University cheerleading team competed Saturday morning at Walt Disney World in Orlando. KU went up against 18 teams in the Division 1 All-Girl Division at the UCA Nationals, including 11 from traditional Division I institutions.

Of the 17 teams, nine advanced to the final round of competition. Unfortunately, Kutztown was not selected to advance.

The Golden Bear cheerleaders will return from Orlando on Tuesday, Jan. 17, and will continue their season by cheering on the KU basketball teams this coming Wednesday night, Jan. 18, vs. Bloomsburg University, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at Keystone Arena.


Wednesday, Jan. 18

5:30 p.m.             Women's Basketball vs. Bloomsburg - Keystone Arena (Live Stats)
7:30 p.m.             Men's Basketball vs. Bloomsburg - Keystone Arena (Live Stats)

Friday, Jan. 20 - Sunday, Jan. 22
All Day                  Women's Bowling hosts KU Invitational - Reading, Pa. (Hiester Lanes)

Friday, Jan. 20
6 p.m.                   Wrestling hosts KU Duals - Keystone Arena

Saturday, Jan. 21
10 a.m.                 Wrestling hosts KU Duals - Keystone Arena


The KU athletic department will be participating in a month-long food drive, called "Bears Give Back," throughout the month of January. All non-perishable food donations collected during that time will be given to the on-campus food pantry and Friends Inc.  Fans are encouraged to participate and donations will be accepted at basketball games on Jan. 18, and Jan. 25, as well as wrestling's Kutztown University Duals on Jan. 20-21.  Anyone who brings one non-perishable food donation to any of the basketball games will be given a ticket that can be redeemed for a free hotdog or bag of chips. Then at the game on Jan. 25, which is sponsored by the KU Student Athletic Advisory Committee (SAAC), a donation will gain entrance to a drawing for a Giant gift card.  In addition to accepting donations at athletic events, Kutztown will also have designated donation boxes set up in Keystone Hall throughout the month. The athletic department encourages all students, student-athletes, faculty, administration and fans alike to be a part of this initiative and help the "Bears Give Back."



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