Bookmark and Share

November 20, 2015

 

The Daily Brief

Jiao Xu "Coinbinatorics" MAA Sectional DelVal 

Ms. Jiao Xu (right), a mathematics major in her junior year, gave a presentation titled "Coinbinatorics" at the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) Sectional Meeting at Delaware Valley Uni​versity on Nov. 14, 2015. She attended this conference with Dr. Wing Hong Tony Wong (left), her research advisor, and Dr. Brian Kronenthal (Not Pictured).​

 

TODAY'S EVENTS

(Click Here for the Central Calendar)

ALL DAY

Art Education Conference, Various locations

9 a.m.

Student Research Symposium, BH 262

6 - 8 p.m.

ACC Dance Group "Heritage Night," MC Unity Room

8 p.m.

MSU Movie Series Vacation, MSU Alumni Auditorium

 

 

TODAY'S WEATHER

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

 

High pressure to build over the Mid-Atlantic.  Sunny skies are expected along with cooler temperatures.  High temperature near 50.  Winds northwest at 8-11 mph.
 

 

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.)

 

Nov 14, 1968:  Classes are canceled and approximately 2,000 students take part in a "book walk" to move books to the newly constructed Rohrbach Library from the former library, today known as the Graduate Center.  The walk began at 8 a.m. and finished at 2:45 p.m., more than an hour before the 4 p.m. deadline. 
 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 
STUDENTS EXCUSED FROM CLASS ON FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 19
The following students from TVR 379 Event and Documentary Production will be working on a live television event tomorrow from 8 a.m.-noon.  Please allow them to be excused from class with the understanding that they will make up any missed work.

Matt Applegate
Seth Bortner
Eric Burch
Matt Cech
Kayla Cetnar
Marvin Comond
Matt Dunstan
Evan Grasso
Tyler Huber
Corey Kelley
Mitch Lambert
Tim Lind
Andrew McAllister
Tom Mergen
Mike Morgalia
Tony Pavoncello
Tim Plaza
Linday Smith
Brianna Swann
Joel Thomas
Mike Veneziale

                Cara Cotellese, Department of Electronic Media


  
STUDENT RESEARCH AND INTERNSHIP SYMPOSIUM
On Friday, Nov. 20, the Biology Department will be hosting a Student Research & Internship Symposium. Department alumna Chelsea Ray will be providing the opening talk at 9 a.m. in BH 262, and the student presentations will begin at 10 a.m.  All are welcome to attend.  Please see the  Biology Department web page for a full schedule of the student presentations.  http://www.kutztown.edu/academics/colleges-and-departments/liberal-arts-and-sciences/departments/biological-sciences/news-and-events.htm 


  
ART EDUCATION CONFERENCE
Join us for the 77th Annual Art Education Conference at Kutztown University on Friday, Nov. 20 in Schaeffer Auditorium and the Sharadin Arts Building. The purpose of this year's conference is to develop a dialogue furthering creative ways of exploring narrative through time-based media. Keynote speaker, Joanna Priestley, is a distinguished artist based in Oregon. Priestley has made 26 award winning films about subjects dear to her heart: abstraction, botany, landscape, aging and human rights. Her animations have won awards in film festivals all over the world. Priestley's lecture will begin at 9 a.m.in Schaeffer Auditorium and at 1 p.m. a retrospective of her films will be shown. Guest speaker Camilla Rockwell, a documentary filmmaker, director and producer based in Vermont will lecture at 10:30 a.m. in Schaeffer. Rockwell has produced films on creativity and the arts, healing and well-being, aging and dying, and the role of nature in children's health and development. At 1:15 p.m. Rockwell's film, Mother Nature's Child, will be shown in Sharadin 205. These events are free and open to the public, and are sponsored by ACE, KU Foundation and the Department of Art Education & Crafts. 
                Peg Speirs, Art Education & Crafts


  
TRANSGENDER DAY OF REMEMBRANCE
The Transgender Day of Remembrance will be held on Nov. 20, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the President's room of the McFarland Student Union Building. The day will include activities as well as movie showings and discussion, to remember those who have lost their lives in acts of anti-transgender violence. At 12 p.m. the movie Trans will be shown. Trans is a documentary about a personal journey into the transgender world through stories and personal accounts. After the movie, a discussion will be held. At 3 p.m. a second movie, TRANSAMERICA, will be shown. Transamerica is about a male-to-female transsexual who takes an unexpected journey when she learns that she fathered a son, who is now a teenage runaway hustling on the streets of New York. A discussion about the movie will follow. This day of remembrance is hosted by student group Allies and the GLBTQ center. For more information contact Grace Hill, director, GLBTQ center at hill@kutztown.edu.


  
ACC DANCE GROUP - HERITAGE NIGHT
KU's new dance group, Afro-Caribbean Collision Dance Group, is holding "Heritage Night" on Friday, November 20 from 6-8 p.m. in the Multicultural Center Unity Room. Students & staff are welcomed to enjoy introductions to KU's new dance group, Afro-Caribbean Collision, as they embark on a night filled with history, music, photos, and games to teach you about West Africa and the Caribbean Islands culture, history of dance, and more.
                Tytianna Johnson, vice president, Afro-Caribbean Collision Dance Group


  
MSU MOVIE SERIES
This week's MSU Movie Series film is Vacation 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 p.m. and 8 p.m. Admission is free! Check out the MSU movie website for more information.
http://www.kutztown.edu/MSUMovies


  
POETRY CONTEST WINNERS
The Career Development Center would like to announce the winners of the National Career Development Month Poetry Contest as well as the Community Assistant Bulletin Board Contest.

Poetry Contest Winner: Adeena Woodard

Community Assistant Bulletin Board Contest Winners:
1st place: Meek Wells-Meade, Dixon Hall
2nd place: Angela Cross, Johnson Hall
3rd place: Sami Litcher, Bonner Hall

If you see these students, please congratulate them.
                Career Development Center


  
INTERNATIONAL VIGIL/REMEMBRANCE
Please attend a candlelight vigil to remember those who have been impacted by the atrocities that have occurred all over the world recently.  We will be lighting candles and holding vigil while giving thanks for all that we do have.  The event is 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22 in front of Schaeffer Auditorium.  Immediately following the event will be the first event of the 5 Days of Thanksgiving in Schaeffer Auditorium at 5 p.m.  Please come out and show your support for those both near and far while celebrating all the good that we do have in our lives.
                Student Government Board


  
HOLIDAY HOURS
The Student Recreation Center and Keystone Hall Swimming Pool will be operating under the following special hours for the Thanksgiving Break:

Tues., Nov. 24

6 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Pool: 8 - 9 a.m.; noon - 1 p.m.; 5:30 - 7 p.m.

Wed., Nov. 25

6 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Pool: 8 - 9 a.m.; noon - 1 p.m.

Thurs., Nov. 26 - Sat. Nov. 28

Closed

 

Sun., Nov. 29 (regular hours)

1 - 11 p.m.

Pool: 7 - 10 p.m.

 

 

GOLDEN BEAR ATHLETICS

100 SEASONS OF FOOTBALL VIDEO ONLINE
You can now watch the video of the 100 Seasons of Football All-Time Team Induction Ceremony.  Click here for complete information.  
 

 

GOLDEN BEAR CLUB SPORTS

WOMEN'S RUGBY ADVANCES TO USA RUGBY SWEET SIXTEEN
Kutztown University Women's Rugby defeated SUNY Geneseo 26-17 to advance to the USA Rugby Sweet Sixteens.  The Golden Bears will take on the Bowdoin College Polar Bears at Vassar College tomorrow, Nov. 21 at 11 a.m.  For their complete weekend schedule click here.  


  
MEN'S RUGBY TO PLAY IN AMERICAN COLLEGIATE RUGBY CHAMPIONSHIP BOWL
The KU men's rugby team will play Indiana tomorrow, Nov. 21,  at 8:30 p.m. in Charlotte, N.C.  You can watch the game live online at http://www.acrcbowlseries.com/2015-bowl-series-indiana-vs-kutztown

 

 


The Daily Brief is published Monday through Friday except holidays by the Office of University Relations.
To submit items for the Daily Brief, please e-mail dbrief@kutztown.edu by 2 p.m. on the day prior to publication.
Entries can be a maximum of 150 words. PLEASE INCLUDE SUGGESTED RUN DATES IN THE SUBJECT LINE (Max 4). Please no attachments.
For more information or to see prior issues of the Daily Brief, please visit the daily brief homepage.

Persons with a disability and who require accommodation should notify the KU Disability Services Office two weeks prior to the event
at 610-683-4108 or e-mail dso@kutztown.edu in order to discuss accommodations.
Every effort will be made to provide reasonable accommodations.

Nondiscrimination Statement
Kutztown University does not discriminate in employment or educational opportunities on the basis of
gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status.

Students do not receive the Daily Brief. Submit items for Bear Essentials.