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March 17, 2016

 

The Daily Brief

Heather Fountain, National Art Educator of the Year 

FOUNTAIN NAMED NATIONAL ART EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR
The National Art Education Association has named Heather Leah Ryerson Fountain the 2016 National Higher Education Art Educator of the Year Award. This prestigious award, determined through a peer review of nominations, recognizes the exemplary contributions, service, and achievements of one outstanding NAEA member annually at the National level within their division. The award will be presented at the NAEA National Convention in Chicago, IL, March 17-19, 2016. NAEA President Patricia Franklin states, "This award is being given to recognize excellence in professional accomplishment and service by a dedicated art educator. Heather Leah Ryerson Fountain exemplifies the highly qualified art educators active in education today: leaders, teachers, students, scholars and advocates who give their best to their students and the profession." NAEA is the professional association for art educators. Members include elementary, secondary, middle level and high school art teachers; university and college professors; education directors who oversee education in our nation's fine art museums, administrators and supervisors who oversee art education in school districts, state departments of education, arts councils; and teaching artists throughout the United States and many foreign countries. For more information about the association and its awards program visit the NAEA website at www.arteducators.org.

 

TODAY'S EVENTS

(Click Here for the Central Calendar)

9 a.m.

Mascot Madness

11 a.m.

CET Workshop - Bob Ryan, RL 17

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Dog Therapy, MSU 218

4:30 p.m.

St. Patty's Day on the Hill, MSU 218 and 223

8 p.m.

"Sisters" MSU Movie Series, MSU Alumni Auditorium

 

TODAY'S WEATHER

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

The unsettled weather continues today, but with a little luck, we should sneak in a little sunshine here and there much like the past two days. There will be showers and even a thunderstorm around; however, as a front approaches, it will turn breezy - even windy at times - with gusts topping 15 mph in the afternoon. Highs in the low 60s.  

 

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.)

March 17, 2015:  Dr. Kenneth S. Hawkinson is introduced, in a public ceremony in the McFarland Student Union, as the 12th president of Kutztown University.  

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

DOG THERAPY
Come and get some puppy love on Thursday, March 17, from 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. in MSU 218. There will be several dogs in attendance, so there will be plenty of tail wags and sloppy kisses to go around. This event is open to students, faculty and staff. Please encourage your students to come and make sure you stop by too!
                Aimee Adams, Counseling & Psychological Services




  

CET WORKSHOP
Thursday, March 17, 11 - 11:45 a.m., Rohrbach Library 17
Dr. Bob Ryan, Psychology
"Facilitating Research with Zotero and the Open Science Framework"

Join Dr. Bob Ryan as he explores using Zotero, an add-on to your web browser and word processor that enables you to save, organize, find, and cite literature and to build your reference list. The Open Science Framework (OSF) is a workflow management tool that enables you to store, update, and organize your files, with facilities for version control, collaborating, and much more.




  

ST. PATTY'S DAY ON THE HILL
Come to our St. Patty's Day Bash with a DJ, photo booth, Irish dancing, henna, painting, free t-shirts, and Irish food on Thursday, March 17, at 4:30 p.m. in SDH. The event is sponsored by the Association for Campus Events and the Office of Housing, Residence Life and Dining Services.
                Petritsa Chatzitziva, Office of Student Involvement/ACE advisor




MSU MOVIE SERIES
This week's MSU Movie Series film is "Sisters" which will be shown in the McFarland Student Union Alumni Auditorium on Thursday and Friday at 8 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday at 2 and 8 p.m. Admission is free! Check out the MSU movie website for more information.
http://www.kutztown.edu/MSUMovies




  

KUR
Tune in this afternoon 2 to 3 p.m. to Kutztown University Radio for an interview with Alyssa DeFazio, an intern and grad student at the Health Promotions office. Alyssa will speak with Mike Regensburger, who's filling in this week for Shantae Taylor, about the upcoming Nutrition Series Workshop Seminar that you've been hearing hourly promotion for on KUR. You can stream KUR live anywhere, anytime at http://www.kutztown.edu/KUR.




  

EXCUSED ABSENCE
The following students will be attending the American Marketing Association Conference in New Orleans, La., March 17 - 21. Please excuse them from class and allow them to make up any missed work. Thank you.

Taylor Callen, Colleen Tinsley, Shea Maminski, David Thach, Caitlyn Falguera and Krista Berardelli.
                Feisal Murshed and Victor Massad, Department of Business Administration




  

DIGITAL FORENSICS EXPERT, LANCE HAWK PRESENTS "CYBER CRIME AND COMPUTER FORENSICS"
On Tuesday, March 22, from 9:30 - 10:50 a.m. in BH261, Lance Hawk will present a number of security topics such as the Internet of Things (IoT), automobile hacks, mobile security, the cloud and ransomware. Lance Hawk has over 30 years of professional experience in various fields of computer security. He is the owner and operator of Computer Forensics and IT Security Solutions, LLC, specializing in computer forensics, threat management and IT security solutions. All are welcome to attend. Please contact Thiep Pham (thpham@kutztown.edu) for details.
                Thiep Pham, Department of Computer Science and Information Technology




  

BIG BAND BASH
KU Jazz Studies Presents the 10th Annual Big Band Bash on Thursday, March 24, in Schaeffer Auditorium. Come join us for a night of Swing with music from Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, and other giants of the great big band period of American Music. Jazz Ensembles I and II will play music from the Swing Era in a battle of the big bands style reminiscent of the great battles of Basie and Ellington or Miller and Dorsey. Prof. Emeritus Joe Piscitelli will be the Master of Ceremonies.



The event is free and open to the public at 7:30 p.m. in Schaeffer Auditorium. For more information, please email Director of Jazz Studies Kevin Kjos at kjos@kutztown.edu




  

OUT OF THE DARKNESS WALK
Come and walk with us for suicide prevention and mental health awareness on April 17, on the DMZ from
5-7 p.m. Walkers can register on line at http:/afsp.org (corrected link) or may register the day of walk from 3-5 p.m. Any questions call Kathy at 610-683-4082.
                Kathy Loomis, Health and Wellness




 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Here is a listing of our current non-instructional external job postings, excluding executive searches. If you know of someone who might be interested in one of these positions at KU, please refer them to our job board at http://employment.kutztown.edu:

Job #

Position

Emp. Type

Clerical Pool

2015 -16 Clerical Pool

Full Time

Asst Athletic Coach

2015-16 Assistant Athletic Coaches

Temporary Part Time

2016-0029

NEW! Associate Director of Housing Facilities

Full Time

2016-0006

Dean, College of Education

Full Time

2016-0004

NEW! Digital Technology Specialist

Full Time

2015-0249

Associate Dean of College of Business

Full Time

2015-0200

MR2 - HVAC / Electrical (Sa-We 0700-1500)

Full Time

2015-0199

NEW! Groundskeeper / Laborer (Tuesday - Saturday)

Full Time

2015-0175

MR2 Electrical/HVAC - 2nd shift

Full Time

2015-0174

MR2 Carpentry/Painter - 2nd shift

Full Time

                Human Resources




 

SCIENCE OLYMPIAD
We want to extend a very big thank you to everyone at Kutztown who helped make the Science Olympiad such a wonderful event last week!  We are very grateful for the continued support from everyone across the University - without your help, we would not be able to successfully organize and execute an event as special as the Science Olympiad.  So, from all of us on the KU Science Olympiad team: THANK YOU!
                Joan Monko, site director; Eric Laub, site director; and, Margarita Munoz, assistant site director

  


 

 

GOLDEN BEAR ATHLETICS

UPCOMING HOME ATHLETIC EVENTS

Thursday, March 17

2:30 p.m.             Softball vs. Goldey-Beacom, North Campus Field, Live Stats

4 p.m.                   Women's Lacrosse vs. Lock Haven, Keystone Field, Live Stats

4:30 p.m.             Softball vs. Goldey-Beacom, North Campus Field, Live Stats  

 

 


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