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July 7, 2017

 

The Daily Brief

Hallowed Ground: New York's forgotten Revolutionary War Battlefields

Dr. Michael Gabriel has contributed to a new documentary, "Hallowed Ground: New York's Forgotten Revolutionary War Battlefields."  The hour-long documentary was made possible, in part, by a grant from the National Park Service's American Battlefield Protection Program. Two battlefields near Elmira, NY - Chemung and Newtown - were part of the Sullivan-Clinton campaign's goal to eliminate the threat of Iroquois warriors fighting alongside the British while the battles in northern New York, at Fort Ann and Walloomsac were essential to delaying British troops from a timely arrival at Saratoga, which became the turning point for the war.  Watch the documentary HERE.

 

 

TODAY'S EVENTS

(Click Here for the Central Calendar)

 

10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Kutztown Folk Festival, Fairgrounds
7:30 p.m. Summer Chamber Music Festival, Schaeffer Auditorium

 

 

TODAY'S WEATHER

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

 

Low pressure will move through New Jersey during the day. Heavy rain possible in the morning giving way to scattered t-storms later. High temperature in the mid-80s. Winds west at 5-8 mph. Rainfall total between .5-.75" with higher amounts where storms occur.

 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

USING D2L FOR SUMMER 2? ACTIVATE YOUR COURSES
Now that Daylight is here, and students are already busily "pinning", please remember to activate your Summer-2 courses so that they can find and pin them. Please check out our D2L Solutions Center article for more information. "Inactive courses" has been our top student FAQ not only since the move to Daylight, but since the move to D2L in 2010.
Somehow missed the torrent of Daylight emails? See our information page or Help Document to get started.
                The Office of Distance Education

 

THE WEEK AHEAD


KUTZTOWN FOLK FESTIVAL
July 1 - 9
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 1 - 9. We look forward to seeing you.


 
SUMMER CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL CONCERTS
The Edge of Expression
Friday, July 7, 7:30 p.m.
Schaeffer Auditorium
Performed by festival participants.

Passion and Precision
Saturday, July 8, 2 p.m.
Schaeffer Auditorium
Performed by festival participants.


  
GENERATOR LOAD TESTING
Our annual generator load testing has been scheduled for the following buildings and dates. These test dates are subject to the weather. Should changes be necessary based on the weather we will make notice as soon as we know the reschedule date.

7/7         Dixon Hall
7/10       Facilities
7/11       Lehigh Hall
7/12       Schaffer
7/13       Boehm
7/14       Beck Hall
7/17       Sharadin Art
7/18       Academic Forum
****Stratton Administration is yet to be determined but will occur on a Saturday

This process will not interrupt the electrical service to the building. The only potential inconvenience may be the noise of the generator, primarily noticeable outside the building. In most interior building locations the noise is not audible or will be very faint. The test usually lasts between 2-4 hours, and the generators will start running about 9-10 a.m. on the designated day.
                Will Meeker, director of Campus Services, Facilities

 

 


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