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July 7, 2016

 

The Daily Brief

KU Camp Connect 2016 

From left to right; Tonda Habecker, Timothy Klawiter, Patricia Brenner (Instructor), Andrew Son, Ashley Parkansky, Ashley Nagle, and Michelle Weatherholtz.

Current and former students from Kutztown University's Master's in School Counseling Program participated in Camp Connect from June 20 - 23, 2016.  Camp Connect is a grief and loss support camp for students ages 6 - 16 that have experienced the death of parents, siblings or other immediate family members who lived with them.  Funding for the camp is provided by Berks County Mental Health / Developmental Disabilities office in addition to fundraisers conducted by Rodney Good from the Berks County Intermediate Unit. 

Other camp volunteers included individuals from the following organizations; Berks Area School Counselors Association, Berks County Intermediate Unit, Berks County Mental Health / Developmental Disabilities, Lutheran Home Care & Hospice, Inc., Pathways Center for Grief & Loss in Lancaster, Reading High School Basketball coach and players, Reading Royals Mascot; Slapshot, St. Catherine of Siena School, St. Benedict's Parish in Mohnton, and the Twin Valley School District.

 

TODAY'S EVENTS

(Click Here for the Central Calendar)

10 a.m. - 6 p.m.                                Kutztown Folk Festival, Fairgrounds
 

 

TODAY'S WEATHER

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

The three H's in full force! Hazy sunshine. Hot. Humid. Chance of an afternoon or evening heat-generated thunderstorm. Highs in the low to mid-90s. Southwest breezes.
 

 

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 4, 1947:  Samuel Dries, operator of the Dixie Cup, a drive-in on Main Street, College Hill, passes away at the age of 65.  Dries was beloved by the students of Kutztown State Teachers College who often filled "The Cup" during the evenings for ice cream and milkshakes. 
 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS


SESQUICENTENNIAL PARADE PARTICIPANTS WANTED
Kutztown University will hold a Sesquicentennial Parade on Saturday, Sept. 10, at 11 a.m.  The parade will begin on campus and head down Main Street and then return to campus.  Parade organizers are looking for

·         University groups who wish to be in the parade

·         Community groups who wish to be in the parade

·         Faculty or staff members with convertibles who would be willing to drive key people (i.e. the grand marshal, Phillie Phanatic, elected officials) in the parade.

If interested please contact Dave Johnson at dajohnson@kutztown.edu.  Thank you!

  


  

HEALTH AND WELLNESS CENTER CLOSURE JULY 8
Health and Wellness Services will be closed on July 8, 2016 from 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Normal business hours will resume at 12:30 p.m. 




 

ATTENTION AFSCME MEMBERS
Please be advised there will not be a union meeting held in July.  The next meeting is scheduled for August 15th at 5:00 p.m. in the MSU.
                Chris Ferris, secretary local

 


  

ORANGE MEAL TICKETS - SOUTH DINING HALL AND CUB CAFÉ
As of July 1, the white meal tickets are no longer valid.  Please shred any that are leftover. Dining services now has new orange meal tickets available. The new pricing is as follows:  Breakfast $6.50 Lunch $7.75 and Dinner $9.00.  The Cub Café is CLOSED until the beginning of the fall semester.  If your party is for 10 or more people please email Nate Haftl haftl-nathaniel@aramark.com in advance so Aramark can staff their dining venues accordingly.  Please give Aramark plenty of notice of the date, time and dining venue you will be using.  Meal tickets may be purchased through SAP purchase requisitions. Please give Mary Vink ext. 34904 adequate time to flip the purchase requisition into a PO.  Aramark is vendor #1077038. Contact Dining Services at ext. 31314 with questions.
                Sharon Housel

 


 

MULTICULTURAL CENTER CLOSURE JULY 8
The Multicultural Center will be closed Friday, July 8. It will re-open on Monday, July 11, at 8 a.m. Thank you.

 


 

THE FOLLOWING CAMPS/CONFERENCES WILL BE ON CAMPUS FROM 7/8/16 - 7/14/16

5/20/16 - 8/4/16

Lehigh Valley Velodrome

6/29/16 - 7/11/16

KUF Festival Vendors

7/2/16 - 7/20/16

Athletes For Better Education International

7/6/16 - 7/9/16

KU Women's Basketball

7/6/16 - 7/9/16

Vivace Band Workshop

7/10/16 - 7/13/16

Athletes For Better Education Boys Team Camp

7/10/16 - 7/14/16

KU Swimming

7/10/16 - 7/14/16

Hot Air Balloon Camp

7/11/16 - 7/15/16

The Power of Youth Camp

7/14/15 - 7/17/16

Athletes For Better Education Girls Team Camp


Please make them feel welcome on our campus.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Office of Conference Services (x31359). 




 

 

 

GOLDEN BEAR ATHLETICS

Jefferson and Keeny Names KU Freshmen of the Year 

JEFFERSON AND KEENY NAMED FRESHMEN OF THE YEAR
Kutztown University's Tajier Jefferson of the football team and Sara Keeny of the softball team have been named the 2016 Kutztown Male and Female Freshmen of the Year.  Both student-athletes were named the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Freshman of the Year in their respective sports.
Read their story here.

 

 


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