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June 28, 2017

 

The Daily Brief

Dr. Christine Saidi, associate professor of history, has co-authored a new book titled “Bantu Africa: 3500 BCE to Present” for the Oxford University Press African World History series.
Dr. Christine Saidi, associate professor of history, has co-authored a new book titled "Bantu Africa: 3500 BCE to Present" for the Oxford University Press African World History series. The book is scheduled to be released on September 29. The book features photography by KU student Fikir Wordorfa and Anne Manmiller, secretary in the KU History Department.

 

TODAY'S EVENTS

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None

 

 

TODAY'S WEATHER

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


Northwesterly flow will come in behind yesterday's trough, ahead of an approaching high pressure system. The atmospheric subsidence associated with the high pressure will lead to a very sunny day. Some isolated convection during the day but the cumulus clouds should remain the "fair weather" type. High temperature in the upper-70s. Winds northwest at 5-10 mph.

 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS 


KU CAMPUS STORE BLANKET PO
Just a reminder to all departments that use blanket purchase orders at KU Campus Store, our fiscal year ends on June 30 so all blanket purchase orders will be closed for purchases after that date. You will need to complete a new blanket PO thru SAP for the next fiscal year that starts July 1. Please note your 5 digit Yellow Card account number on the PO paperwork. Any questions, call Marlo Rohrbach at ext 6-4163.
                Marlo Rohrbach, retail accounting specialist, KU Campus Store and Dixon Marketplace


  
AFSCME 2234 MEMBERS
Distribution of the current contract books, 2016-2019, will be on the following days/times:
Thursday, June 29, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. in the union office, OM 295
Friday, June 30, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. in the union office, OM 295
Also Tracy Reidenhour will have a supply, please call prior to going to her office 3-4520, Sharadin 402
                Chris Ferris, secretary, AFSCME 2234


  
A NEW GOLDEN BEAR IS BORN
Please join us in congratulating Laurel Brandt, KUSSI Student Services Assistant, and her fiancé Matt Walker on the birth of their healthy son. He was born Monday, June 26 at 8:35a.m., 8 lb. 3 oz., 20 inches tall at Lehigh Valley Hospital. Laurel and Matt are currently enjoying some time with him before choosing his name. Baby Walker, Laurel and Matt are all doing great. Best wishes to their family!
                Matt Assad, business services manager, KUSSI
 

 

THE WEEK AHEAD


KU CAMPUS STORE INVENTORY
June 28
KU Campus Store will be closed for annual inventory beginning noon on Wednesday, June 28, through Friday, June 30. We will reopen for normal hours of 7:45 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Monday, July 3. If you need assistance during these closed days, please don't hesitate to call us at 610-683-4099 or stop by our interior doors.
                KU Campus Store


  
ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENT AND DEAN OF STUDENTS SEARCH CANDIDATES
An Open Forum for the university community to meet the Assistant Vice President and Dean of Students candidates will be held on the following dates:
                                Candidate 2: Thursday, June 29, at 2 - 3 p.m. in the Academic Forum 103


  
JUNE RETIREMENT COUNSELING SESSIONS
The following retirement counseling sessions will be held during June:
Fidelity - June 29
Please visit the H.R. website for information on how to schedule a one-on-one counseling session.
                Jean Adam, benefits manager


  
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
Opening Night
Sunday, July 2, 7:30 p.m.
Schaeffer Auditorium
Festival faculty will perform beloved chamber works from all eras.

The Great Romantics
Monday, July 3, 7:30 p.m.
Georgian Room, Old Main
Festival faculty and students will perform some of the most celebrated works from the Romantic era.

American Fireworks
Tuesday, July 4, 7:30 p.m.
Schaeffer Auditorium
Students and faculty will showcase American favorites.

Music without Borders
Wednesday, July 5, 7 p.m.
Kutztown Park Band Shell, 440 East Main Street
A potpourri of classical and popular favorites performed by faculty and festival participants.

The Essence of The Piano
Thursday, July 6, 7:30 p.m.
Schaeffer Auditorium
A variety of works for piano(s) performed by festival participants.

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.

 

 


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