Daily Brief

November 7, 2019

Innocence Project Speaker, Mr. Anthony Wright

Pictured from l to r: Dr. Jon Kremser, Dr. Lindsey Runell, Mr. Anthony Wright and Dr. Kadee Crandall

INNOCENCE PROJECT SPEAKER
The Department of Criminal Justice hosted Mr. Anthony Wright on Oct. 29 in Schaeffer Auditorium. Wright was sentenced to life in prison for the rape and murder of an elderly woman in Philadelphia in 1991. After serving 25 years behind bars, a jury found him not guilty and he became the 344th DNA exoneree in the United States. https://www.innocenceproject.org/
     Kadee Crandall, Department of Criminal Justice

WEATHER

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

Low pressure and an associated cold front lift through the area today with some periods of light to at times moderate rain beginning around lunch time and continuing through the evening. The rain could wrap up as a touch of wet, non-accumulating snow late tonight before ending. Despite it generally being non-sticking, watch for a slick spot or two in some areas overnight tonight. Highs today in the upper 40s. Lows tonight in the upper 20s.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

KU CAMPUS STORE SWEATPANTS SALE TODAY
Nov. 7
$13 sweatpants sale in-store only, Thursday, Nov. 7, 11 a.m. to noon at the KU Campus Store and 7-8 p.m. at Dixon Marketplace. One day only, while supplies last. Offer cannot be combined with other discounts.
     KU Campus Store and Dixon Marketplace

UNIVERSITY SENATE MEETING
Nov. 7
The next meeting of the University Senate will be held 4 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 7, in 103 Academic Forum. The agenda can be found on the Senate website by clicking on the following link: https://www.kutztown.edu/about-ku/administration/governance/university-senate.html. Minutes and supporting documentation are available in the University Senate D2L. Please email any Senate representative changes and/or D2L shell access requests to senate@kutztown.edu.
     Steve Lem, University Senate

MILITARY APPRECIATION FOOTBALL GAME
Nov. 9
Join us Saturday, Nov. 9, at Andre Reed Stadium. KU Golden Bears will face off against the Millersville Marauders, ROTC will perform color guard and the KU Veteran Alumni Spirit award will be presented. Admission is free for currently serving U.S. military and veterans with proper ID. Ticketing information can be directed to the Office of Athletics at ext 3-1376 or purchased by cash only at the gate.
     Veterans Services Team, Office of Veterans Services

GLOBAL ORCHESTRA MAKES U.S. DEBUT AT KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY
Nov. 12
KUNÉ takes the Schaeffer Auditorium stage 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 12, as they explore the cultural diversity and pluralism of Canada. Thirteen virtuoso musicians play instruments as diverse as they are, from the tar of Iran to the bouzouki of Greece to the sitar of Pakistan. Tickets: $32 for KU faculty and staff, $10 for KU students. The KU community can access their discounted tickets using their MyKU log in at https://kutztown.universitytickets.com/shibboleth-sp.
     KU Presents!

KU ALUMNA TO ATTEND UN CLIMATE CHANGE CONVENTION
Nov. 15
Shana Rose, ΚΌ16 environmental geography graduate, will be attending the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change in Madrid, Spain, in December. Rose will present on the local and community implications of this international conference, 7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 15, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Kutztown. Please join us; everyone is welcome. To follow Rose’s journey, please follow her on Instagram @beautiful_designs_by_rose, or sign up for her daily news letter at http://eepurl.com/gHb8hz.
     Richard Courtney, Department of Geography

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY OF SERVICE
Faculty and staff are invited to join Kutztown University students to make Martin Luther King Jr. Day "a day on, not a day off," by participating in various community service projects around Berks County. Register using the ENGAGE website. https://engage.kutztown.edu/submitter/form/start/355466
     Jerry Schearer, Community Outreach Center

UPCOMING EVENTS

Nov. 7

11 a.m.

Faculty First Thursday: Tim Betz
13G Schaeffer Auditorium

Nov. 7

4 p.m.

University Senate Meeting
103 Academic Forum

Nov. 7

5 p.m.

ELC Business Idea Competition
135 Rickenbach Research and Learning Center

Nov. 8

11 a.m.

First Gen at KU Celebration
Lobby McFarland Student Union

Nov. 12

7:30 p.m.

KU Presents! "KUNÉ"
Schaeffer Auditorium

Nov. 13

11 a.m.

Social Equity Policies Training
312 McFarland Student Union

Nov. 13

5:30 p.m.

The Adventures of a Human Geographer
145 Boehm Science Center

Nov. 13

6:30 p.m.

Presentation: German Consul General David Gill
218 McFarland Student Union

Nov. 13

7:30 p.m.

Todd Yukumoto, saxophone guest artist
Georgian Room, Old Main

Nov. 14

11 a.m.

COB Featured Speaker Series: Michael Rabinovitz
100 deFrancesco Building

Field Hockey Advances to Final Four on Playoff Win

FIELD HOCKEY ADVANCES TO FINAL FOUR ON PLAYOFF WIN
Sophomore forward, Rachel Dusman scored two goals and the fourth-seeded KU field hockey team shutout fifth-seeded Mansfield 2-0 Tuesday night in a Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Quarterfinal game at Andre Reed Stadium. The Golden Bears (13-5 overall) won their first postseason game since 1988 and also earned their first home playoff victory in program history. KU will now play at West Chester in the PSAC Semifinals this Friday, Nov. 8, at 1 p.m.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

Nov. 8

7 p.m.

VB vs. West Chester
Keystone Arena (Live Stats | Video)

Nov. 9

12:05 p.m.

FB vs. Millersville (Hall of Fame Day)
Andre Reed Stadium (Live Stats | Video | Audio)

Nov. 9

1 p.m.

WSOC vs. West Chester (Senior Day)
Keystone Field (Live Stats)

Nov. 9

1 p.m.

VB vs. Millersville
Keystone Arena (Live Stats | Video)

Nov. 9

1 p.m.

Women’s Swimming vs. Millersville
Keystone Pool

ELC BUSINESS IDEA COMPETITION
Nov. 7
Please join the Entrepreneurial Leadership Center as it hosts the 2019 Business Idea Competition, 5 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 7, in 135 Rickenbach Research and Learning Center. Seven exciting business ideas from students across campus made it into the final round and will be judged by area business owners and community members. Refreshments will be provided.
     Arian Hungaski, College of Business

COLLEGE OF VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS FACULTY FIRST THURSDAY
Nov. 7
Tim Betz, instructor of art history, will be talking about his current research: how collecting, display and the formation of museum collections was an important way the Spanish Empire functioned and presented itself throughout the colonial period. All faculty, staff and students are invited to attend, 11 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 7, in 13G Schaeffer Auditorium.
     Michelle Kiec, College of Visual and Performing Arts

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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