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November 10, 2017

Kutztown University Daily Brief

KU APSCUF Volunteers
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY VOLUNTEERS
KU faculty members Doug Lea, Mike Gambone, Eric Johnson and Tom Stewart spent a Saturday in October working on three Habitat for Humanity homes on Tulpehocken Street in Reading. The volunteer event was sponsored by APSCUF-KU.

Department of Secondary Education cohort
INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR RESTORATIVE PRACTICES WORLD CONFERENCE
Master of Secondary Education teacher candidates attended the 23rd International Institute for Restorative Practices "Learning in the 21st Century: A restorative Vision" World Conference in Bethlehem, Pa. Drs. George Sirrakos and Mark Wolfmeyer were invited speakers at the conference where they presented a session entitled, "Shifting Educator Mindsets toward Restorative Practices."
     Patricia Walsh Coates, Department of Secondary Education


WEATHER

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

Here comes a shock to the system! Strong northwesterly winds as high pressure moves in behind the departing cold front. Turbulent mixing looks limited given the overnight frontal passage. As a result, very minimal temperature fluctuation throughout the day. Fresh cold air and strong winds will make it seem more like winter than autumn. Sunny skies are expected. High temperature in the mid-30s. Winds northwest at 10-15 mph, gusting to 25 mph.


ANNOUNCEMENTS

FALL ADMISSIONS OPEN HOUSE
Nov. 11
Please join us in welcoming more than 550 students to our Fall Admissions Open House Saturday, Nov. 11. Students and families will be at various locations on campus, with a majority of our events taking place in Schaeffer Auditorium, McFarland Student Union and South Dining Hall. Make sure to send our families a smile and show them why it's Good to be Golden! If you have questions regarding Open House, please direct them to Elyse Levandowski, assistant director of Admissions at levandow@kutztown.edu. Thank you.
     Elyse Levandowski, assistant director, Admissions

GRADUATE COUNCIL SUBCOMMITTEE
Nov. 13, noon
The Graduate Council subcommittee on mission and bylaws will meet Monday, Nov. 13, at noon in 322 MSU.
    Jo Cohen, Department of Counselor Education

COLLEGE OF VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS DEAN SEARCH CANDIDATES
Nov. 13, 3 p.m.
Candidates for the position of Dean in the College of Visual and Performing Arts will visit campus over the next few weeks. Please view the website below for candidate information and a schedule of open forums available to students, faculty and staff. Candidates' names and curricula vitae will be posted on this site.
https://www.kutztown.edu/academics/colleges-and-departments/visual-and-performing-arts/dean-search.htm
Candidate C (visiting Nov. 13-14)
Monday, Nov. 13
3 - 3:50 p.m. - Open Forum for Faculty/Staff - Location: AF 103
Tuesday, Nov. 14
11 - 11:50 a.m. - Open Forum for Students - Location: SH 120

CONGRATULATIONS
Congratulations to Dr. Amy Kennedy, faculty member of elementary education, for winning a seat on the Wilson School Board.
http://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/4-new-faces-will-be-on-wilson-school-board
     Tracy Keyes, chair, Department of Elementary Education

UCC DEADLINE
Nov. 15, noon
The next University Curriculum Committee meeting of the 2017-2018 academic year will be held Thursday, Nov. 30, in 100 DeFrancesco. The deadline for submission of all proposals for this meeting is noon, Wednesday, Nov. 15. Please submit new proposals prior to this deadline to the UCC SharePoint Drop Off Library, at http://intranet/sites/committees/ucc/submissions. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. French at ext. 3-1312.
     Ms. Bethany French, secretary, University Curriculum Committee

SOCIAL WORK IN THE GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT
Nov. 17
The Department of Social Work invites you to the 2017 Social Work in the Global Environment Conference on Friday, Nov. 17, from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room, 218 MSU. The Conference aims to contribute to the local-global connections, utilizing the strategy: Thinking globally and acting locally. This year's theme is "How do we build a fair, just, and peaceful world? Local efforts with global implications." Please encourage students to participate. Using the registration link below you have the option to register for morning, afternoon, or all day sessions. We have limited space available and registration is on a first-come first-served basis. Registration Link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/GECSW  
     Barth Yeboah, conference chair, Social Work


UPCOMING EVENTS

Nov. 6 - 10   Grad School Education Week
Nov. 6 - 11   Veterans Awareness Week
Nov. 10 7:30 p.m. Boston Brass, KU Presents!
Schaeffer Auditorium
Nov. 11 9 a.m. Admissions Open House
Various locations
Nov. 13 3 p.m. VPA Dean Search Open Forum Faculty/Staff
103 Academic Forum
Nov. 14 4:30 p.m. Fall 2017 Chambliss Lecture
183 McFarland Student Union
Nov. 16 5 p.m. UNESCO World Philosophy Day
145 Boehm Science Center
Nov. 17 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Social Work Conference
Multipurpose Room, 218 McFarland Student Union

ATHLETICS


KU Women's Soccer
 
WOMEN'S SOCCER VS NOTRE DAME OHIO
NCAA Atlantic Regional First Round at West Chester University
(Live stats / Watch)
Nov. 10, noon
The Kutztown University women's soccer team is competing in the NCAA Tournament for the second consecutive year. The fourth-seeded Golden Bears (16-3-1 overall) take on fifth-seeded Notre Dame Ohio at West Chester University in the First Round of the Atlantic Regional. A live stats link and video link can be found above.

UPCOMING ATHLETIC EVENTS
Friday, Nov. 10
1 p.m. VB vs Cheyney
Keystone Arena (Live Stats)
5 p.m. VB vs Salem International
Keystone Arena (Live Stats)
 
Saturday, Nov. 11
12:05 p.m. Football vs Slippery Rock
(Senior Day, Hall of Fame, Military Appreciation Day)
Andre Reed Stadium (Live Stats / Watch / Listen)
1 p.m. VB vs West Chester (Senior Day)
Keystone Arena (Live stats)
1 p.m. VB vs West Chester (Senior Day)
Keystone Arena
1 p.m. Swimming vs Juniata
Keystone Arena
6 p.m. Men's Basketball vs Penn State Schuylkill (Hall of Fame/Alumni Day) Keystone Arena (Live Stats / Watch)


COMMUNITY CALENDAR

VENDOR AND CRAFT FAIR
Nov. 11, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Brandywine Community Library, 60 Tower Dr., Topton will have more than 25 vendors and crafters. Come for shopping, food, fun and the huge basket raffles. DJ Siravo Photography will be there as well. Stop by and say hello. Vendor spotlights at our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1885176988392621/?active_tab=discussion
     Dorothy Siravo, Department of Geography


IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

UNESCO WORLD PHILOSOPHY DAY
Nov. 16, 5 p.m.
Dr. Susan J. Brison will present the UNESCO World Philosophy Day lecture, "Sex, Violence, and Global Human Rights," at Kutztown University on Thursday, Nov. 16, at 5 p.m. in 145 Boehm Science Center. This event is hosted by the Department of Philosophy and is free and open to the public. Read more at https://www.kutztown.edu/news-and-media/news-releases/october-2017/ku-to-celebrate-world-philosophy-day-november-16.htm.


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