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November 3, 2017

Kutztown University Daily Brief

CHOOSE KU, CHOOSE THE WORLD Dr. Laura Sherrod, physical sciences, embarked on a remarkable journey to Colombia to participate in Discovery Channel’s six-part TV series, “Finding Escobar’s Millions," following American adventurers searching for Pablo Escobar’s fortune.

Dr. Laura Sherrod, physical sciences, embarked on a remarkable journey to Colombia to participate in Discovery Channel's six-part TV series following American adventurers searching for Pablo Escobar's fortune. "Finding Escobar's Millions" premieres tonight, Friday, Nov. 3, at 10 p.m. on the Discovery Channel. Read more about her adventure at Choose KU, Choose the World. Learn about the series at


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

Cold front to pass during the day. Mostly sunny morning will give way to mostly cloudy skies. Weather models do not show any large scale precipitation threat for the morning but scattered showers could develop after 3 p.m. Cloud tops are forecasted to not be particularly high (around 12,000 ft.), indicating mostly shallow-based precipitation and light precipitation. High temperature in the low-70s. Winds west at 5-7 mph. Rainfall less than .1".


KUTV will televise the high school football game tonight between local rivals Kutztown and Fleetwood. The game will be held at Kutztown University's Andre Reed Stadium. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. The live telecast will begin at 6:15 p.m. and will include performances by the marching bands from Kutztown (pre-game) and Fleetwood (halftime), and the Cougars pre-game senior player recognition. Replays can be viewed Sunday, Nov. 5 at 6 p.m., Monday, Nov. 6 at 3 p.m., and Tuesday, Nov. 7 at noon. The game will be produced by KU's Department of Cinema, Television and Media Production, in conjunction with students from both high schools. KUTV can be viewed on Service Electric Cablevision channels 524 (HD) and 24 in eastern Berks County; Kutztown's Hometown Utilicom channel 191; and Service Electric channels 765 (HD) and 266 in the Lehigh Valley. It can also be viewed worldwide online at

Tune into KUR, the radio voice of Kutztown University, Saturday at 11:45 a.m. for live play-by-play coverage of the 2017 road finale for the Kutztown University football team. The Golden Bears will be seeking their seventh win of the season as they face off against PSAC East foe Cheyney. The KUSSI Halftime Report features a look at the upcoming KU basketball season with women's head coach Janet Malouf and men's head coach Bernie Driscoll. Listener information for KUR can be found at

Nov. 5, 5 - 7 p.m.
Come to the library this Sunday, Nov. 5, from 5 - 7 p.m. for friendly card games, dice games and board games. Games galore on hand--bring your own if you want and teach it to new friends. STEAMworks, room 18 on the ground floor of the library.
     Bruce Jensen, librarian, Rohrbach Library

Nov. 10, 7:30 p.m.
The Boston Brass will take the stage on Friday, Nov. 10 at 7:30 p.m. in Schaeffer Auditorium. Tickets are $35; $18 for students and can be purchased at, or by calling the KU Presents! Box Office Tuesday - Friday 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. at 610-683-4092. The Boston Brass quintet will be joined by the 50-piece Reading Pops Orchestra, directed by Willis Rapp.

The KU Print Center is excited to announce our new customer service representative, Megan Flannery '16. She will begin on Monday, Nov. 13. Megan has been working in customer service and possesses many of the organizational and customer relations skills to be successful in this position. Please help us welcome Megan. Contact Ilene Stroh with any questions 610-820-5599.
     The KU Print Center Team


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.
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Black Fatherhood, Frederick Douglass Institute
201 Academic Forum (corrected information)
Nov. 8 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. "Boots to Entrepreneurship" Seminar
250 McFarland Student Union
Nov. 9 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Study Abroad Fair
Concourse, Old Main
Nov. 9 11 a.m. - noon Veteran's Meet and Greet
157 McFarland Student Union
Nov. 9 11 a.m. - noon Open Forum Middle States
312 McFarland Student Union
Nov. 9 6 - 9 p.m. "Thank You For Your Service" Film Screening
250 McFarland Student Union
Nov. 10 7:30 p.m. The Boston Brass, KU Presents!
Schaeffer Auditorium



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


Saturday, Nov. 4, 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. at St. Mary's Church, Kutztown. Crafts, Artisans, Quilt raffle, pictures with Santa, homemade pierogies, haluski and soups. DJ Siravo Photography will be there so stop by and say hello.
     Dorothy Siravo, secretary, Department of Geography


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.




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