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November 16, 2017

Kutztown University Daily Brief


Sixth Annual Conference on Social Work in the Global Environment

Neil Deshmukh, a 14-year old technology and business prodigy, will serve as keynote speaker at Kutztown University's Conference on Social Work in the Global Environment Friday, Nov. 17, in 218 McFarland Student Union. The conference runs from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Deshmukh's keynote address will be at 9 a.m. The conference is free and open to the public. Registration is required at Read more about the conference and Neil Deshmukh here. For more information contact Dr. Barth Yeboah, professor of social work and conference chair, at 610-683-4292 or


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

Morning clouds and rain showers should gradually give way to a little clearing in the afternoon as a cold front exits stage right. Brisk west winds will kick up especially in the afternoon and perhaps top 20 mph. Highs will be right around 50.


40% off all sweatshirts at KU Campus Store and Dixon Marketplace. Check back every day this week for a new sale!

EXPERT ON PERSONAL FINANCE NEEDED is looking for an expert to discuss personal credit for an upcoming piece they are doing on credit cards. If you are willing and able to do an interview with them, via phone or email, please contact me at Thank you.
     Dave Johnson, University Relations

Nov. 16
Please welcome Lauer's Park Elementary School fifth graders and their parents participating in the 13th annual "College Can Be a Reality" early awareness program. The year-long program promotes staying in school and the real possibility of higher education in an at-risk child's future. Thanks to KU staff, faculty and students who generously agreed to help us today. If you see us on campus today, please say hello to the children and their families.
Read about Asia Crawford '17, the first student who went through the College Can Be A Reality program to graduate from KU.
     Financial Aid Services

Nov. 16, 9:45 a.m.
Please join the Office of New Student Orientation in welcoming more than 40 new transfer students and their families to campus today. These students, who will be joining the KU family in the spring 2018 semester, will participate in presentations along with student services marketplace and meet with faculty to receive advisement and register for spring classes. New Student Orientation begins with check-in starting at 9:45 a.m. in 218 MSU. The program begins at 10:30 a.m. Academic advising starts at 1 p.m. For further information, contact New Student Orientation at ext. 3-4088.
     Lisa Grabowski, coordinator, New Student Orientation

Nov. 16, 11 a.m.
Featured Speaker - Aaron Brouse '14, M.A., KU geography alumnus, experienced GIS professional and information management specialist, will be on campus, today at 11 a.m. in 02 GC,  to share his experiences and provide advice to set you up for success after college. Aaron has practiced in the environmental, civil, commercial and educational industries.


Nov. 13 -16 ALL WEEK Geography Awareness Week
Nov. 16 All Day College Can Be A Reality
Nov. 16 9:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Transfer - New Student Orientation
218 McFarland Student Union
Nov. 16 11 a.m. Geography Featured Speaker
02 Graduate Center
Nov. 16 Noon Caring for the Elderly: A Practical Approach
204 Graduate Center
Nov. 16 5 p.m. UNESCO World Philosophy Day
145 Boehm Science Center
Nov. 16 6:45 p.m. Geography Jeopardy
145 Boehm
Nov. 17 8:30 a.m. Art Education and Crafts Conference
Schaeffer Auditorium
Nov. 17 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Social Work Conference
Multipurpose Room, 218 McFarland Student Union
Nov. 20 5 p.m. AFSCME
223 McFarland Student Union






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