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January 23, 2017


The Daily Brief

Social Work Colloquium
L to R: Dr. Chelsey Toth, Dr. Leslie Chaundy, Dr. John Vafeas, Dr. Ed Hanna

The Department of Social Work in collaboration with Service Access and Management, Inc. and Thriveworks Counseling and Coaching sponsored the Clinical Updates Colloquium 2017.  This year's Colloquium focused on suicide prevention and clinical updates on depression.  This all day event, held in the Georgian Room on Jan. 13, was attended by over 200 social workers, professional counselors and family therapists. Pictured above are some of the presenters   



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

Very strong low pressure moves toward our region. Several waves of mid-level energy to produce periods of rain throughout the day. The rain may be heavy at times. The much bigger issue will be the very tight pressure gradient. Winds will be stiff for most of the day. Hold on to your hats and umbrellas! High temperature in the upper 30s. Winds east at 22-25 mph, gusting to 45 mph. Rain totals between .5-.75".




Jan. 23  Harivadan Shah, Utility Plant Operator 2
Jan. 23  Stephanie Casado, Temporary Veteran Services Coordinator
                Human Resources

Lunchtime group exercise classes with Cheryl will resume on Monday, Feb. 20. The spin bikes will be available in the South Studio as well as BodyPump videos in the North Studio. All other group exercise classes will resume as scheduled beginning on Sunday, Jan. 22. 
                Tracy Turner, Recreational Services

Jan. 25, 4:30 - 6 p.m.
Please join us at the Rohrbach Library for a gallery reception of "Rain and Reflection," photography by Dorothy Siravo, on Wednesday, Jan. 25, from 4:30 - 6 p.m. in the Book and Brew Gallery on the first floor. The exhibit will be on view until Feb. 28.
Rohrbach Library

Tips and Best Practices for ordering online:
1. If you do not see the exact size for project, please choose the closest size and in the comments box provide final finish size.
2. When ordering colored stocks, please choose the color in the drop down menu.
3. For Business Card orders that require some changes to the template online please type those in the comments box on the page you choose your quantity and approve the proof. We will email an additional proof.
3. Please call or email the KU Print Center for additional training assistance, we are happy to help.
                KU Print Center

University Choir and Chamber Singers are open to everyone. University Choir meets MWF 2 - 2:50 p.m., Schaeffer 13G; Chamber Singers meets TTh 1:30-2:50 p.m., Old Main 31. No audition required for University Choir. Previous singing experience helpful but not required. Contact Dr. Hank Alviani, director of Choral Studies, or 610-683-4553 for details and more information, or just show up to rehearsal.
                Henry Alviani, Department of Music

Jan 23
Lunch-Time Walkers - Are you aware that through a partnership between Human Resources and Recreational Services, employees can use the Recreational Center's indoor track from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday through Friday?  You will need to take your KU I.D. to sign in.  Rubber-soled shoes should be worn on the track.  This agreement is for use of the track only and only between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on weekdays.  Membership is required for full access to the Recreational Center's services.

Spring YOGA and ZUMBA classes are again being offered to faculty and staff at no cost as a result of this partnership. No experience is necessary! Both classes will be held after work hours starting at 4:45 p.m. ZUMBA classes will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays beginning Monday, Jan. 23, in the Recreational Center's North Studio and run through May 10. YOGA classes will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning Jan. 24, in the Recreational Center's South Studio and run through May 10. These classes are open to student members as well. You will need to have your K.U. I.D. to sign-in for these classes.

In addition to these wellness initiatives, we offer a host of other programs for all employees. Please take a moment to view these offerings on the H.R. Website

Coming up is "Maintain Your Mind" which will begin Jan. 17 and Real Food 101. If you are interested in these newsletter programs, register on the H.R. Website soon!
                Jean Adam, benefits manager

1098-T's are now available online for those students that are due to receive one.  Not all students are due one.  Go to the GDIT/Vangent website and log in, or create an account, in order to view & print current and prior year 1098T's.  For additional information please visit our website.  We are not able to provide tax counseling or advise - please see your tax advisor if you need assistance.




Kutztown University graduate Jordan Morgan is well on his way to becoming KU's next player in the National Football League. Morgan's talent and accolades earned him an invite to next week's Reese's Senior Bowl in Mobile, Ala., and has garnered him media attention throughout his hometown Philadelphia.
KYW Radio, a part of CBS Philly, interviewed Morgan leading up to his near departure for Alabama. Listen to the entire interview here:
Morgan is 1-of-3 Division II players that received an invite to compete in the Reese's Senior Bowl - the top Senior Bowl in the country - on Saturday, Jan. 28 at 2:30 p.m. ET from Ladd-Peebles Stadium. The game, and all practices during the week, will air live on NFL Network.
NFL Network provides live coverage of Senior Bowl week practices Tuesday, Jan. 24 - Thursday, Jan. 26, starting Tuesday at 2 p.m. ET and Wednesday and Thursday at 1 p.m. ET.  One-hour 2017 Senior Bowl Recap shows air Tuesday - Thursday at 8 p.m. ET.  The KU Sports Information and University Relations staff will be on-site to provide in-depth coverage on Morgan's week in Alabama. Be sure to follow along on social media through KU's social media accounts, and official athletics website:

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 game on Jan. 25.  Anyone who brings one non-perishable food donation to the basketball game will be given a ticket that can be redeemed for a free hotdog or bag of chips. 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."

Wednesday, Jan. 25
5:30 p.m.             Women's Basketball vs. West Chester - Keystone Arena (Live Stats)
7:30 p.m.             Men's Basketball vs. West Chester - Keystone Arena (Live Stats)
*Golden Bear Honors at halftime of men's game



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