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March 10, 2017

 

The Daily Brief

KUTZTOWN TO COMPETE IN NCAA MEN’S BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT IN WEST VIRGINIA THIS WEEKEND
KUTZTOWN TO COMPETE IN NCAA MEN'S BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT IN WEST VIRGINIA THIS WEEKEND
Saturday, March 11: KU vs. IUP - 8:30 p.m.
Live Stats  |  Live Audio (KUR)  |  Live Video

The Kutztown University men's basketball team will play Indiana University (PA) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament this Saturday, March 11, at 8:30 p.m. at Fairmont State University in West Virginia. KU was selected as the fifth-seed in the eight-team regional and will play the fourth-seeded Crimson Hawks of IUP. This is Kutztown's fifth all-time appearance in the NCAA Tournament and second in a row. The winner of Saturday's First Round game will advance to the Second Round on Sunday, March 12. The regional final will take place on Tuesday, March 14.  Full details on the Golden Bears, including live coverage links for potential second- and third-round games, check out www.kubears.com.




  
FIVE GOLDEN BEARS TO TRAVEL TO ALABAMA FOR NCAA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS FESTIVAL
PREVIEW: Five Golden Bears to Travel to Alabama for NCAA National Championships Festival
Championship Central (Tickets, Schedule)

Wrestling Coverage
Live Results
Live Video - Friday | Live Video - Saturday
National Rankings (3-2-17)
Brackets

Track & Field Links:
Live Results
Live Video

FIVE GOLDEN BEARS TO TRAVEL TO ALABAMA FOR NCAA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS FESTIVAL
Kutztown University will send five student-athletes - four wrestlers and one female high jumper - to Birmingham, Alabama this weekend for the 2017 NCAA National Championships Festival on March 10-11 at the Birmingham Crossplex.

Wrestling will begin on Friday, March 10, at 12 p.m. Eastern Time, with an evening session set to follow at 7 p.m. Action continues Saturday, March 11 at 11 a.m., with finals slated for 7 p.m. Golden Bear wrestlers who qualified are Austin Petril (Clifton Heights, Pa./Upper Darby (Ursinus)), T.C. Warner (Mechanicsburg, Pa./Cumberland Valley (Bloomsburg)), Jeff Reimel (Lansdale, Pa./North Penn) and Ryan Appleby (Belvidere, N.J./Belvidere).

With winter championships occurring at the same location, McKenzie Fagan (Grove City, Pa./Grove City) of the women's track and field team will be competing at the same site in the high jump on Saturday, March 11, beginning at 4:55 p.m. Eastern Time.

 

 

TODAY'S EVENTS

(Click Here for the Central Calendar)

 

None

 

 

TODAY'S WEATHER

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

 

Rain to start but transitioning to snow shortly after daybreak. Accumulations will have a difficult time initially as liquid precipitation and somewhat warm ground temperatures persist. Strong cold air advection to occur by mid morning and snow could come down briefly in moderate to heavy bands. Snow should be generally over by noon. High temperature in the mid 30s. Winds west at 10-15 mph gusting to 28 mph. Snow accumulations between 1-2".

Dr. Michael Davis and Monsoon Mike recorded a special edition of their ‘Weather & Climate Chat’ podcast to discuss today’s wintry precipitation and perhaps more wintry precipitation in the next 5 or so days. It may not be too spring-like over Spring Break. Ouch. You can hear the podcast here: https://youtu.be/5r8FT9pOVV8 The podcast was recorded Thursday afternoon, so keep that in mind when hearing day references.

 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS


EAC EARLY EVENT REQUEST
Deadline - March 10
The Events Advisory Council (EAC) has established the deadline for early consideration for room reservations and activities scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year as March 10, at 4 p.m.

All faculty and staff members should have recently received an e-mail detailing procedures for registering events/facilities. If you have not received the information, please contact the Office of Conference Services. Departments and organizations may submit early registration requests for their events by using the EMS Web Requester. Reminder - any early registration request for a student organization must be submitted by that organization's advisor. With the new Protection of Minors policy being implemented on campus some event requests may be required to provide additional information on your reservation. If this affects your reservation, you will be given additional instructions.

If you have any questions regarding the process, feel free to contact my office at x3-1359 or e-mail sitler@kutztown.edu. Thank you.
                Terry L. Sitler, Conference Services


  
DEATRICK HALL- ELECTRICAL SHUTDOWN
There will be an electrical shutdown at Deatrick Hall on Friday, March 17, 6 - 7 a.m., that will affect Beck Hall and Stratton Administration Building (new section). Please make sure you turn off your computers/printers when you leave Thursday, March 16. If you have any questions, please contact the Facilities Project Office- Chris Scott at extension 3-1562.
                Chris Scott, associate director, Facilities


  
FACULTY
We are looking for undergraduate and graduate students to participate in a study about perceptions of mental health on Friday, March 10, 10 - 11 a.m., in 22B OM. Sona-system credits are available to those who qualify through their course.  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Katie Sternbergh, MSW Candidate at kster083@live.kutztown.edu or Dr. Heather LaBarre, faculty sponsor, at labarre@kutztown.edu  for further information.


 
MARLIN AND REGINA MILLER GALLERY
March 10
BLOOM BLOOM by Dana Harper, a site specific installation in the Marlin and Regina Miller Gallery, is on view until March 10.  With the help of students, Harper transforms the gallery with her installation that is a result of her three week residency. Incorporating captivating textures, intense colors, and an overall multi-sensory experience, Bloom Bloom becomes a portal to warm feelings and childhood fantasy.
                Karen Stanford


 
FREE DIAGNOSTIC READING TESTING OF ELEMENTARY STUDENTS
March 11 and April 8
Does your child seem to have difficulties with reading?  Does he/she do poorly in subjects, which require a great deal of reading?  Perhaps your child is on grade level and you want more information about his/her reading ability.  If the child is in grades one through ten the Graduate Reading Program of Kutztown University will assess your child's reading skills and strategies and then issue a summary and complete case report.  This report will also contain specific recommendations and ideas for the further development of your child's reading skills.  All testing is free and is done at Kutztown University by certified teachers who are completing their Master of Education degree in Reading.  These reading specialist candidates are trained in reading diagnosis and are supervised by Dr. Mary Ann O'Neil, faculty member of the Graduate Reading program.  Two dates/times are available: 
Saturday, March 11, 9 a.m. to noon or
Saturday, April  8, 9 a.m. to noon
Parents/guardians are responsible for arranging transportation to KU for testing on one of the sessions.  Applications will be taken on a first come, first serve basis. Anyone who would like an application or with questions may e-mail Dr. Mary Ann O'Neil  oneil@kutztown.edu or call 484-646-4224.


  
FINANCIAL AID OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED
March 14
The Financial Aid Office will be closed all day Tuesday, March 14 for spring training for our staff. For urgent matters, please contact the Office of Student Accounts at x3-4133. The office will reopen at 8 a.m., Wednesday, March 15.
                Bernard McCree, director, Financial Aid Services


 
STUDENT VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR SCIENCE OLYMPIAD
The annual Science Olympiad will be held again at KU on Thursday, March 16, with over 40 middle and high schools bringing more than 800 students, teachers, and family to our campus.  We are in desperate need of KU student volunteers to help with a range of responsibilities (e.g. registration, food delivery, event judging, etc).  Any and all help is needed. We'd really appreciate it if you would be willing to advertise in your classes (in any way that works for you) our request for student volunteers. 
                Eric Laub and Joann Monko


  
CANINE THERAPY
March 20, 6 p.m.
Come and get some puppy love on Monday, March 20, 6 - 7 p.m. in 218 MSU. There will be several dogs in attendance, so take a break and come and get some "canine therapy." 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


  
SOCIAL WORK COMMUNITY FORUM
March 24, 8:30 a.m.
The Department of Social Work majors (BSW, MSW, and DSW) are expected to attend the Department of Social Work 14th Annual Community Forum (Family in Environment: Part I- Incarceration) all day (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) on Friday, March 24, in Schaeffer Auditorium. Please excuse students from classes. They will be responsible for making up any missed assignments. If you have any questions or wish to confirm a student is a Social Work major and participated in the forum, please contact Dr. Sharon Lyter at lyter@kutztown.edu. Thank you in advance for your consideration in this matter.
                Dr. John Vafeas, chair, Department of Social Work


  
SPECIALS AND SPRING BREAK HOURS OF OPERATION AT BEAR'S DEN STARBUCKS
Power Lunch: Grab a sandwich, bagged snack, piece of fruit, and a bottle of water for only $8!
$5 for a Grande hot coffee and sausage, egg and cheddar, or bacon, egg and Gouda sandwich.
Buy 5 Grande brewed coffees, including iced, hot and cold brew, and get a free breakfast sandwich!
Spring break hours of operation: open Monday, March 13 through Friday, March 17, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Returning to normal hours Monday, March 20.
                Aramark


 
SPRING BREAK HOURS

Clinical Services
Monday - Friday - 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

McFarland Student Union
Saturday, March 11 and Sunday, March 12 - Closed
Monday, March 13 - Friday, March 17 - 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 18 and Sunday, March 19 - Closed

Rohrbach Library
Saturday, March 11 and Sunday, March 12 - Closed
Monday, March 13 through Friday, March 17 - 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday, March 18 and Sunday, March 19 - Closed

Student Rec Center and Keystone Hall Swimming Pool
Friday, March 10
                Rec Center          6 a.m. - 6 p.m.
                Pool                       8 - 9 a.m. and noon - 1 p.m.
Saturday, March 11 - Sunday, March 12
                Rec Center          Closed
                Pool                       Closed
Monday, March 13 - Friday, March 17
                Rec Center          6 a.m. - 6 p.m.
                Pool                       8 - 9 a.m. and noon - 1 p.m.
Saturday, March 18
                Rec Center          Closed
                Pool                       Closed
Sunday, March 19, normal hours
                Rec Center          1 - 11 p.m.
                Pool                       7 - 10 p.m.

Dining Venues

Location Friday,
March 10
Saturday,
March 11
Sunday,
March 12
SDH
First Floor
Cafe closes at 11 a.m.,
Other Stations close at 6 a.m.
Closed Closed
SDH
Second Floor
6 a.m. - 7 p.m. Closed Closed
Fresh Market
Smoothie
Closed Closed Closed
Cub Café 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Closed Closed
Bear's Den
Starbucks
7 a.m. - 6 p.m. Closed Closed
Book & Brew   7:45 a.m. - 2 p.m. Closed Closed
Forum Food
Court
7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Closed Closed

  

Location Monday, March 13 -
Friday, March 17
Saturday,
March 18
Sunday,
March 19
SDH
First Floor
Closed Closed Opens
10:30 a.m.
SDH
Second Floor
Closed Closed 10:30 a.m. -
8 p.m.
Fresh Market
Smoothie
Closed Closed Closed
Cub Café Closed Closed Closed
Bear's Den
Starbucks
8 a.m. - 1 p.m. Closed Closed
Book & Brew   Closed Closed Closed
Forum Food
Court
Closed Closed Closed

 


   

 

GOLDEN BEAR ATHLETICS

MEN’S BASKETBALL RANKED IN TOP-10 OF FINAL NABC POLL
MEN'S BASKETBALL RANKED IN TOP-10 OF FINAL NABC POLL
The Kutztown University men's basketball team was ranked in the top-10 of the final National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Division II Men's Basketball Rankings of the season that were released on Tuesday. 

 


 

 

 


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