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November 2, 2017

Kutztown University Daily Brief


Big Band Bash 

Nov. 3, 7:30 p.m.
Put on your dancin' shoes and c'mon out to the annual Big Band Bash Friday, Nov. 3, at 7:30 p.m. in Multipurpose Room, MSU. It is free and open to the public. Don't know how to dance? No problem! Free dance lessons will be offered from 7 - 7:30 p.m. Don't want to dance? No problem! Come listen to the Big Band sounds of the 1930's and 40's with selections from Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Woody Herman, Benny Goodman, Count Basie and more. Performances by KU Jazz Ensembles I & II in an old-fashioned battle of the Big Bands. Emcees will include Daniel Neuenschwander and Joe Piscitelli. Directed by Kevin Kjos.
     Department of Music


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

Morning low clouds should clear to partly sunny with higher temperatures on the opposite side of a warm front. Highs in the low 70s.


Nov. 2, 9 a.m. - noon
KU Psychology alumni will be panelists for Psychology Career Day to share their experiences of counseling and human resources Thursday, Nov. 2, from 9:30 - 10:45 a.m. Clinical Counseling and Alcohol and Other Drug Counseling and 11 a.m. to noon Human Resources in 218 MSU.  Everyone is welcome. See the poster and learn more at the Career Development Center.
     Kerri Gardi, Career Development Center

Nov. 2, 6:30 p.m.
Exhibiting artist Anne Spalter will give a lecture Thursday, Nov. 2, at 6:30 p.m. in 120 Sharadin. Her work is currently on display in the Miller Gallery as part of the exhibition "Experimentation/Improvisation." Read more about Spalter here.
     Karen Stanford, The Marlin and Regina Miller Gallery

Nov. 6, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Faculty and staff are invited to stop by with President Hawkinson during his open hour on Monday, Nov. 6, from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Open hours will occur on the first Monday of the month in 303 Stratton. Dr. Hawkinson welcomes your thoughts, concerns and suggestions regarding Kutztown University.

Nov. 8, 201 AF
The Kutztown University Frederick Douglass Institute cordially invites you to "A Discussion on Black Fatherhood" 10 - 11 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 8, in 201 AF.
     Maria Sanelli, KU Frederick Douglass Institute

Nov. 9, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Representatives from various study abroad programs will be on campus on Thursday, November 9 for a Study Abroad Fair. The fair will be in the Old Main Concourse from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Please share with interested students. More information is at
     Nicole Becker, International Admissions and Services

Nov. 20, 5 p.m.
Our next meeting will be Monday, Nov. 20, at 5 p.m. in 223 MSU. There will be no election in November as the nominated candidates were unopposed. Meetings are held the third Monday of every month. Food will be provided. Please plan to attend and become involved in your union.
     Chris Ferris, secretary, Local 2234


Nov. 2 9 a.m. - noon Employer Panels, Career Development Center
218 McFarland Student Union
Nov. 2 11 a.m. COB Featured Speaker Series
101 Academic Forum
Nov. 2 6:30 p.m. Anne Spalter Public Lecture
120 Sharadin
Nov. 2 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. Planetarium Laser Light Shows
Planetarium, Grim
Nov. 3 8 a.m. Indie Game Speaker
159 Old Main
Nov. 4 1 p.m. Rugby vs. Notre Dame College
Rugby Pitch
Nov. 4
Nov. 5
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Holiday Fine Arts and Crafts Festival
O'Pake Fieldhouse
Nov. 6 - 11   Veterans Awareness Week
Nov. 6 11 a.m. Veteran Green Zone Awareness Training
116 McFarland Student Union
Nov. 6 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. President's Open Hour
303 Stratton
Nov. 7 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Veterans' Recognition Lunch
262 McFarland Student Union
Nov. 7 6 - 7 p.m. Pet Therapy
218 McFarland Student Union
Nov. 8 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
(corrected information)
Black Fatherhood, Frederick Douglass Institute
201 Academic Forum (corrected information)
Nov. 9 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Study Abroad Fair
Concourse, Old Main
Nov. 9 11 a.m. - noon Open Forum Middle States
312 McFarland Student Union



Friday, Nov. 3
5 p.m.   Women's Swimming vs. ESU/CAL - Keystone Hall
7 p.m.   Women's Volleyball vs. Edinboro - Keystone Arena

Saturday, Nov. 4
1 p.m.   Women's Volleyball vs. Slippery Rock - Keystone Arena

Tuesday, Nov. 7
7 p.m.   Women's Volleyball vs. East Stroudsburg - Keystone Arena


Nov. 2, 11 a.m.
Fred Hafer, Jr. KU alumnus, business owner, engineer, entrepreneur and marketer will be featuring his Ball Cannon, battery-operated football throwing machine, and sharing his story today, Thursday, Nov. 2, at 11 a.m. in 101 Academic Forum. Everyone is welcome.
     College of Business

Nov. 2
Please excuse the following students from class today, Thursday, Nov. 2, for a field trip to the FBI Center, Philadelphia: Autumn Coulton, Justin Baker, Ahmed Alsudays, Kellianne Driscoll, Tyler Blankenbiller, Justin Frye, Nicolas Altamirano, Hannah Hungerford, Madeline Alvarado, Jeffrey Eiswerth, Richard Ward, Colby Eckert, Christian O'Connell, Lisa Kilpatrick, Mamadou Diallo, Aaron Raff, Myles Schuer-Trumbore, Ryan Leone, Patrick Earl, Daniel Carman, Craig Bingert, Dhara Patel, Stephen Harbeck, Eric Hiser and Akil Lewis.
     John Carelli, Department of Computer Science and Information Technology




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