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May 2, 2016

 

The Daily Brief

Joshua Steinberg Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship 

Joshua Steinberg of Huntingdon Valley, Pa., won a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) grant to travel to Germany for the 2016-2017 academic year. Steinberg graduated from Kutztown University in December.  The ETA program places Fulbright Scholars in classrooms abroad to provide assistance to local English teachers. Assistants in this program help teach the English language while serving as cultural ambassadors for the United States. The age and academic level of their students vary by country and range from kindergarten to university level.  Steinberg has a bachelor's degree in philosophy and graduated summa cum laude. He is also pursuing a master's degree in philosophy with a teaching assistantship at Texas Tech University upon his return from Germany.

 

TODAY'S EVENTS

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6:30 p.m.

Baseball vs. Albright, First Energy Stadium (Reading, Pa.)

 

 

TODAY'S WEATHER

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

Rainy and dreary day in store. Morning fog to start the day with rain showers becoming more widespread by late morning. High temperature in the mid-60s. Winds east at 5-9 mph. Rainfall between .1-.25".
 

 

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.)

May 3, 1985:  It is announced that the Victoria House, located across Kutztown Road from Rothermel Hall, will now be known as the Education House.  It will be home to 22 female education and special education majors.  Today it is home to the Division of Communications, Marketing and External Affairs. 
 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS


KU FIELD HOCKEY IN THE NEWS
KU field hockey had the highest grade point average of any team in the nation in Division II. They were recently honored by the Council of Trustees.  Read the Reading Eagle story on the team here

  


  

MCFARLAND STUDENT UNION HOURS
The McFarland Student Union will be operating under the following schedule for finals week:
Monday May 2 - Thursday May 5              7 a.m. - 1 a.m.
Friday May 6                                                      7 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday May 7                                                 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday May 8                                                    Closed

 


  

DINING SERVICES HOURS

Please visit our website Kutztown.Campusdish.com for a full list of hours of operation during finals week!
South Side Café               
Sun-Thurs: Normal Hours
Fri: 7 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. No Late Night
Sat: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
POD Market
Sun-Thurs Normal Hours
Fri: 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Fresh Market Smoothies             
Sun-Fri: Normal Hours
Sat: 7:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Bear's Den Starbucks                    
Sun-Thurs: Normal Hours
Fri: 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Cub Café                             
Sun-Thurs: Normal Hours
Fri: 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Book & Brew                     
*** Sun-Wed: Open until Midnight
Thurs: 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Fri: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Academic Grounds         
Mon-Wed: 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Thurs & Fri: 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Forum Food Court          
Mon-Wed: 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Thurs & Fri: 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Thank you for a great semester! See you in the fall!

  


  

KU CAMPUS STORE
KU Campus Store - From now through May 6, stop by KU Campus Store and Dixon Marketplace to take advantage of our dot sale clearance event! Grab some gear for the best prices!
                Andrea Tremper, marketing coordinator and graphic designer

 


 

KU COMMITTEE ON COMMITTEES
The Kutztown University Committee on Committees Announces Two New Appointments
Academic Standards & Policies Committee
2 one-year positions from the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences: John Conahan, Nancy Butler
Approved at the KU Senate on 28 April 2016​

 


 

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AWARDS
On April 22nd at the department's annual picnic, the following students were presented with a 2016 Graduation Award for Academic Excellence:
Joshua White, Computer Science Information Technology Award
Zachary Erb, Computer Science Software Development Award; GPA 4.0
Thomas Kratz, Computer Science Software Development Award; GPA 4.0
Lori Bogumil, Computer Science BS/MS Information Technology Award
Dylan Gaspar, Computer Science BS/MS Software Development Award
Please join us in congratulating them on their academic achievement at Kutztown University.
                Dr. Lisa Frye, chair, CSIT Department

 


 

 

 

GOLDEN BEAR ATHLETICS

TWO KU FOOTBALL PLAYERS GIVEN NFL OPPORTUNITY
Two Kutztown University football players will get their shot at the next level. Wide receiver Anthony Kelly signed an undrafted free agent contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Saturday, while running back Terry Williams was invited to rookie minicamp by the New York Giants.  Read their story here.

 


 

KU SOFTBALL WAITS FOR NCAA SELECTION
Tune into the NCAA Division II Softball Selection Show today, May 2 at 10 a.m., airing live on www.NCAA.com. KU was ranked sixth in the latest Atlantic Region poll and hopes to be one of eight teams from the region selected to the NCAA Tournament.





GOLDEN BEAR ATHLETICS HONORS STUDENT ATHLETES
Kutztown University athletic teams announced their MVP's and Coaches Award honorees on Tuesday night, April 26, at the annual All-Sports Banquet held inside O'Pake Field House.  Reading the story here.

 

 


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