Daily Brief

November 19, 2019

Harris, Winner of PSECU Community Internship Scholarship

WINNER OF PSECU COMMUNITY INTERNSHIP SCHOLARSHIP
Congratulations to Shae-Lynn Harris for receiving the Fall 2019 PSECU Community Internship Scholarship. Harris is a senior social work major interning at RACC. Please congratulate Harris if you see her.
     Jenelle Henry, Career Development Center

Clay Club Cup Sale in McFarland Student Union

CLAY CLUB CUP SALE IN MCFARLAND STUDENT UNION
Nov. 20
Buy a handmade cup on your way to get coffee 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 20, at Table D, McFarland Student Union. All cups are made by students and some feature Kutztown University decals. https://www.facebook.com/kutztownclayclub/
     Gwendolyn Yoppolo, Department of Art

WEATHER

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

Morning clouds and a shower give way to partly cloudy skies with highs in the upper 40s as a coastal low exits and weak high pressure takes control.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

PRESIDENT'S OPEN HOUR WITH STUDENTS
Nov. 19
Please encourage students to stop by President Hawkinson's Open Hour with Students, 11 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 19, in 218 McFarland Student Union, Nancy Jean Stump ʼ54, Multipurpose Room. President Hawkinson welcomes students’ thoughts, concerns and suggestions regarding KU. Please call ext. 3-4101 to RSVP.
      Office of the President

FDI DISCUSSION SERIES
Nov. 19
The Frederick Douglass Institute would like to invite you to attend the last event of our three-part Fall Discussion Series. Facilitated by professor Howell-Shields, FDI scholar-in-residence, the “Douglas, Woodson and Truth(s): Intellectual Thought and Educational Practices” is a topic that will engage and interest all. Please join us 11 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, Nov. 19, in 145 Boehm Science Center. Pizza will be served.
     Yessica Gutierrez, The Frederick Douglass Institute

BLOOD DRIVE
Nov. 20
Everyone who donates during our Nov. 20 blood drive will be entered in a drawing to win 4 tickets to the Penn State vs. Rutgers game Saturday, Nov. 30. Donate 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 20, in 218 McFarland Student Union, Nancy Jean Stump ʼ54, Multipurpose Room. Walk-ins are welcome, but register in advance to save a time slot. https://donor.giveapint.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/45501
     Jerry Schearer, Community Outreach Center

UNIVERSITY CURRICULUM COMMITTEE
Nov. 20 – proposal deadline
The next UCC meeting is Thursday, Dec. 5, in 29 Rohrbach Library. The deadline for submission of proposals is noon, Wednesday, Nov. 20. Please submit proposals to UCC secretary, Lisa Brennan, Office of the Vice Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies, 319 Stratton Administration Center. Please note a signed original hard copy must be submitted for each proposal uploaded to the SharePoint site. Contact Ms. Brennan at ext. 3-4220 with any questions.
     Lisa Brennan, University Curriculum Committee

KU TO HOST ANNUAL ART EDUCATION CONFERENCE FRIDAY
Nov. 22
Artists, art educators and art students come together for a day of collaborative learning and workshopping beginning at 7:30 a.m., Friday, Nov. 22, in the Nancy Jean Stump ’54, Multipurpose Room of McFarland Student Union for KU's 81st annual Art Education Conference. The conference focuses on the connections between how the conception and production of art influences and reflects the conception and production of curriculum.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

KU HUMAN DIVERSITY CONFERENCE: FEBRUARY 28
Dec. 7 – proposal deadline
Call for presentations: The Kutztown University Commission on Human Diversity once again welcomes proposals for presentations related to the various dimensions of multiculturalism, diversity, social justice, inclusion and equity in all areas of life and education. Our 10th annual conference will be Friday, Feb. 28. Consider presenting yourself and share this with students and/or speakers from outside KU. We welcome you to submit your proposal by Saturday, Dec. 7. https://tinyurl.com/y3a5a62h
     Mark Wolfmeyer, Commission on Human Diversity

FRIEND INC FOOD BOX DRIVE
Thank you to the offices and departments who contributed to the Thanksgiving Box Friend Inc. Food Drive. We received over 50 boxes that were donated to help feed the more than 250 families that are served by Friend Inc. If we missed your box, please email me and we can pick up your contribution until Wednesday, Nov. 20. Christmas Boxes are due Friday, Dec. 13. If you need another list, please click on the link. Thank you again for your KU giving spirit.
     Jerry Schearer, Community Outreach Center

UPCOMING EVENTS

Nov. 19

11 a.m.

FDI: Intellectual Thought and Educational Practices
145 Boehm Science Center

Nov. 19

11 a.m.

President’s Open Hour with Students
218 McFarland Student Union

Nov. 20

10 a.m.

Clay Club Cup Sale
Table D, McFarland Student Union

Nov. 20

10 a.m.

COC Miller-Keystone Blood Drive
218 McFarland Student Union

Nov. 20

7 p.m.

“Ice Worlds” Planetarium Show
100 Grim Science Building

Nov. 20

7 p.m.

Blues & Rock
Schaeffer Auditorium

Nov. 21

10:30 a.m.

Transfer Orientation-Spring 2020
McFarland Student Union

Nov. 21

11 a.m.

COB Featured Speaker Series: Chris Pruitt
100 deFrancesco Building

Nov. 21

11 a.m.

Philosophy Club: Jonathan Jenkins Ichikawa
281 Old Main

Nov. 21

5 p.m.

Poster Session on Marriage and Family Counseling
Lobby, Old Main

Nov. 21

7:30 p.m.

Jazz II
Schaeffer Auditorium

Nov. 22

8 a.m.

Annual Art Education Conference
218 McFarland Student Union

Nov. 24

7:30 p.m.

University Choir
Old Main, Georgian Room

Nov. 25

6 p.m.

Veterans Town Hall Meeting
145 Boehm Science Building

Nov. 20

7:30 p.m.

Wrestling vs. Millersville
Keystone Arena

Nov. 22

2 p.m.

FH vs. West Chester
NCAA National Final Four; Semifinal
Millersville University

Nov. 23

12:05 p.m.

FB vs. Tiffin University (Ohio)
NCAA National Tournament; First Round
Andre Reed Stadium

PHILOSOPHY CLUB MEETING
Nov. 21
Professor Jonathan Jenkins Ichikawa, University of British Columbia, will discuss "Epistemology and Rape Culture," 11-11:50 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 21, in 281 Old Main. Everyone is welcome.
     Joseph Jedwab, Department of Philosophy

UNVEILED - SCULPTURE EXHIBITION AT LUCKY 13
Nov. 21
Five senior Kutztown University sculptors will be exhibiting their work at Gallery 314, Thursday, Nov. 21. The gallery is located inside Lucky 13 Tattoos & Piercing, 314 W. Main Street, Kutztown. The featured artists are: Noelle Cheh, Alyssa Peterson, Danielle Schwesinger, Sarah Siegel and Erika Walter. “Unveiled” will run Nov. 21 - Dec. 5, with an opening reception 5-7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 21.
     Heather Ramsdale, Department of Art

POSTER SESSION ON MARRIAGE AND FAMILY COUNSELING
Nov. 21
The Kutztown University campus community and guests are invited to the Third Annual Marriage and Family Counseling Mini-Conference, 5-7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 21, in the lobby of Old Main. Poster presentations deal with marriage and family issues related to immigration, homelessness, sexual addiction, sexuality in older adults and queer identifying youth. Extra credit can be offered by faculty request.
     Joanne Cohen, Department of Counselor Education and Student Affairs

ACCOMMODATIONS

Persons with a disability, and who require accommodation, should notify the Disability Services Office two weeks prior to the event at 610-683-4108 or email DSO@kutztown.edu, TDD number: 610-683-4499, in order to discuss accommodations. Every effort will be made to provide reasonable accommodations. Please note: Kutztown University does not provide wheelchairs or other mobility devices.

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