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July 1, 2016

 

The Daily Brief

KU Students Dig into Poconos Past

KU anthropology students have been spending part of their summer digging up artifacts in northeast Pennsylvania.  WNEP did a story of their exciting finds.  Watch the video at the link below.

http://wnep.com/2016/06/29/students-dig-into-poconos-past/
 

 

TODAY'S EVENTS

(Click Here for the Central Calendar)

2 p.m.                   Summer Chamber Music Festival - Concerto Competition, Schaeffer Auditorium

7:30 p.m.             Summer Chamber Music Festival - Masters and Innovators Concert, Schaeffer Auditorium
 

 

TODAY'S WEATHER

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

Partly to Mostly Cloudy with showers and thunderstorms possible at any time as a cold front approaches. Any thunderstorm could feature heavy rain, gusty winds, and lightning. Highs in the low to mid-80s.
 

 

THE SESQUICENTENNIAL CELEBRATION

THIS MONTH IN KU HISTORY

(Historical facts have been compiled from the KU Archives and Special Collections of the Rohrbach Library; the archives of the Keystone; Kutztown Patriot, Allentown Leader and Reading Eagle; and Beacon on the Hill by Dr. Lee Graver.)

July 1, 1983:  Kutztown State College is granted university status and officially becomes Kutztown University of Pennsylvania.  The State System of Higher Education is born. 
 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS IS HOSTING DISCOVER YOUR POTENTIAL: EXPLORE KU! 
On Saturday, July 16, at 9 a.m., Admissions is hosting "Discover your Potential: Explore KU!"   This event is for rising high school sophomores and juniors, however all students are invited to attend.  The highlight will be a series of KU Lectures delivered by several of our engaging and award-winning faculty members.  Students will learn about the exciting research pursuits of KU faculty, their collaboration with students, and its relationship to the university.  A Student Services Marketplace will be offered to learn more about Admissions, Financial Aid, Housing, Study Abroad, etc.  Learn more and register online.  Explore KU Day is not a formal Open House, students interested in attending an Open House are encouraged to attend one of the events offered on Fridays October 14 and 28 and November 11.  For more information or questions, contact Bradley LaMere at lamere@kutztown.edu, 610-683-4868.
                Bradley K. LaMere, assistant director, Undergraduate Admissions

 


 

JOB OPENING
The following non-instructional management vacancy is currently being offered for internal applicants only at this time:

Assistant Director, Grants & Sponsored Projects

Additional information can be found on the HR website under Employment Page (Internal Vacancies) the direct link is: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/kutztownedu/default.cfm?promotionaljobs=1
                Human Resources

  


  

SUMMER CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL FINALE TOMORROW
The Kutztown University Summer Chamber Music Festival wraps up tomorrow, July 2, at 2 p.m. with their final concert, Fire and Ice.  The performance will features works by Bolling, Khatchaturian, Dvorak, Gomez, Mendelssohn, Piazzolla, Schubert and Schumann. 

 


  

KUTZTOWN FOLK FESTIVAL BEGINS JULY 2
All Kutztown University staff are welcome to attend the Kutztown Folk Festival during your lunch break from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. free of charge. Please present your Kutztown University ID for admittance.  The festival is scheduled from July 2 - 10. We look forward to seeing you!

 


  

NETWORK MAINTENANCE
The IT Network team will be performing maintenance on the central core network equipment on Sunday, July 3, 2016, from 6 - 7 a.m.  All systems will be unavailable during this maintenance.


  

LOAD BANK TESTING JULY 5 & 6
We will be performing generator load bank testing on July 5 & 6, on the following buildings:

Academic Forum
Boehm
Sharadin

This process will not interrupt the electrical service to the building.  Noise from the generator running is the most common inconvenience.  This is most noticeable outside, but some occupants may hear a subdued noise if their space is near where the generator is located.    The test usually lasts about 2 hours.

 

 


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