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October 15, 2015

 

The Daily Brief

Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia 

  

AMERICAN MUSIC RECITAL TONIGHT
The brothers of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia will host their annual American Music Recital tonight at 7:30 p.m. in the Georgian Room of Old Main.  The recital includes individual performances plus the clarinet ensemble, Kutztones and Bear Voices.  The American Music Recital is an annual event for Phi Mu Alpha and coincides with their objective of promoting music in America.  The event was started on a national level in the early 1900s to assist American composers in gaining recognition for their works.   The event is free and open to the public. 

 

TODAY'S EVENTS

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11 a.m. Love Your Body Day, Student Rec Center
8:15 a.m. - 1:45 p.m. Electronic Media Red Carpet Affair, Rickebach Learning Center
7 p.m. Planetarium Show
7:30 p.m. Phi Mu Alpha American Music Recital, Georgian Room
8 p.m. MSU Movie Series Ted 2, Alumni Auditorium




 

TODAY'S WEATHER

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


Partly Sunny and cool but generally a nice fall day. Very small chance of an isolated, passing, instability sprinkle. Most areas remain nice and dry and mainly sunny. Highs in the low 60s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
 

 

THE SESQUICENTENNIAL CELEBRATION

THIS MONTH IN KU HISTORY

(Historical facts have been compiled from the KU Archives and Special Collections of the Rohrbach Library; the archives of the Keystone; Kutztown Patriot, Allentown Leader and Reading Eagle; and Beacon on the Hill by Dr. Lee Graver.)


In October 1933 the Women's Club of Kutztown holds a bake sale to raise money for the student loan fund which assists students hit hard by the Great Depression.  Art students make posters for the event and the model school children parade through town drumming up business. 
 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS


AVP FOR FACILITIES - MEET THE CANDIDATES
The campus community is invited to meet the candidates for the position of assistant vice president for facilities, maintenance and construction on the dates listed below.  Your comments and feedback are welcome.  Supervisors are asked to be as flexible as possible in allowing employees to attend, subject to operational needs.  Attendance is voluntary.

DATE

TIME

LOCATION

CANDIDATE

Oct. 26, 2015

3 p.m.

AF 101

Terry Brown

Oct. 28, 2015

3 p.m.

MSU 183

Syed Zaidi

Nov. 2, 2015

3 p.m.

MSU 183

James Miller

Nov. 3, 2015

3 p.m.

AF 102

Bruce Frantz

Nov. 4, 2015

3 p.m.

MSU 183

Patrick Sampsell

 


 
LOVE YOUR BODY DAY - SPEAKER TIME CHANGED TO 11 A.M.
On Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Student Recreation Center, West Gym 105, come and enjoy a day full of activities to promote self-esteem, health, and the diverse and realistic portrayal of people's bodies. Activities include information tables, FREE chocolate, food, manicures and more.  Join us at 11 a.m. for Food Guilt No More, as author and activist, Food Mood Girl, Lindsey Smith, helps you uncover patterns of guilt and emotional eating that undermine your relationship with food and shows you how to replace guilt with love.  Lindsey's books include Food Guilt No More, Junk Foods & Junk Moods, The Food Mood Girl's Winter Survival Guide, and 52 Ways to Love Your Body More.  For more information on Lindsey Smith and her books visit: www.FoodMoodGirl.com.  Food Guilt No More is sponsored by Health & Wellness Center, Multicultural Center & Housing, and Residential Life & Dining Services.  For more information on Love Your Body Day please contact the Women's Center at 610-683-4655 or womenscenter@kutztown.edu .
                Mary Borst, Women's Center
 


  
PLANETARIUM SHOW TONIGHT
"Legends of the Night Sky: Perseus & Andromeda" Planetarium LASER Show
Thursday, Oct. 15 at 7 p.m.  There are stories in the stars. Most of the constellations that map out the current night sky have roots in legends from long ago. Narrated by an animated mouse named Socrates, this planetarium LASER show teaches the audience about the ancient legends of Perseus and Andromeda. Covering characters from King Cepheus and Queen Cassiopeia to the mythical god Poseidon and the sea monster Cetus, this LASER adventure tells the story of Perseus & Andromeda like never before. This LASER show is preceded by a short, live planetarium presentation about some interesting stars and galaxies located within these constellations. Admission is FREE.
Planetarium Website: www.kutztown.edu/planetarium
Fall 2015 Planetarium & Observatory Newsletter:
http://www.kutztown.edu/Documents/Planetarium/The_Ursa_Minor_Report_V1_I2_fall2015.pdf
                Phillip Reed, Planetarium


  
FREDERICK DOUGLASS INSTITUTE LGBTQ EDUCATION & DISCUSSION FORUM
Please join the Frederick Douglass Institute and the Social Studies Club for a discussion about current LGBTQ issues in education. The discussion panel will include both KU faculty and students. Refreshments will be provided for this event on Monday, Oct. 19 at 4 p.m. in the MSU Alumni Auditorium, room 183.
                Maria Sanelli, director, Frederick Douglass Institute.


 
TEEN LIBRARY DAY
Sponsored by the Library Science & Instructional Technology Department, Teen Library Day will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 28, beginning at 9:15 a.m. Six hundred and sixty middle school students and their teachers will be visiting KU's Schaeffer Auditorium for an author presentation and a campus tour. Come and join us for a fun-filled, action-packed morning!


  
CHORAL FESTIVAL SLATED FOR OCT. 21
The second annual Kutztown University High School Choral Festival will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 21, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in Schaeffer Auditorium. This event showcases five area high school choral ensembles performing for each other non-competitively. The performance order will be drawn randomly and each performance will be followed by a clinic experience by Dr. Hank Alviani, associate professor of music.  The goal of the festival is to give the high schools experience in performing for an audience and the opportunity to watch other schools perform. As well as a clinic to help fine tune their music. The five high schools and their conductors are:

Freedom High School Choir, Jennifer Lopato, director
Whitehall High School, Andrew Borghesani, director
Williams Valley High School, Edward Wilson, director
Hamburg High School, Dr. Christine Ryan, director
Delaware Valley High School, Richard Horst, director

For more information contact Dr. Alviani at alviani@kutztown.edu or 610-683-4553. 


  
KUR PROGRAMMING
Tune in for another informative block of community interest programming on KUR today. At 11:30 a.m., it's "What's the Story," with Jo Painter. At 1, KUR's GBLTQ radio magazine "This Way Out." At 1:30, "Fifty One Percent," KUR's women's issues magazine. Then at 2 p.m., "Kutztown Live" with Shantae Taylor. This week at 2, Shantae speaks with a representative from the Association for Campus Events (ACE), then with President of the Millionaire Mastermind Institute and CEO of the Murry Group Mr. William Murry at 2:10, and then around 2:30 or 2:40, will air a repeat of Shantae's discussion with daughter of the late American Top 40 legend Casey Kasem, Kerri Kasem. Stream KUR live at http://www.kutztown.edu/KUR


 
ELECTRONIC MEDIA RED CARPET AFFAIR
The following students will either be participating in or assisting with a departmental event being held on Thursday, Oct. 15 between 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.  Please allow them to make up any work missed. Ashley Nedley, Isaiah Bewley, Ryan Hill, Matt Terhune, Daniel Willingmyre, Robert Brown, Andrew McAllister, Andrew Branford, Corey Kelley, Tom Mergen, Kayala Maselkevich, Amanda Sergeyev, Jeff DePalma, Kaitlyn O'Connor, Patrick Weidman, John Zuder, Casey Montague, Josh Watkins, Tony Pavoncello, Kate Boshell, Alexandra Walton Tyler Demcher, Matt Dunstan, Nate Colosimo.
Thank you for your cooperation.
                Helen Bieber, chairperson, Dept. of Electronic Media  



ELECTRONIC MEDIA RED CARPET AFFAIR
The Department of Electronic Media and the College of Visual and Performing Arts will hold their annual Red Carpet Affair today, Oct. 15, from 8:15 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. in the Rickenbach Learning Center.  High school students involved with media and television production programs or related organized high school clubs will be able to attend workshops and talk to professionals about the electronic media industry. Workshops will include the how and why of video compression, Adobe After Effects, Motion and Photoshop in video post-production and more. Students will also have the opportunity to meet and talk with a number of award-winning videographers, editors, and producers. For more information visit http://www3.kutztown.edu/electronicmedia/redcarpet.html.


 
MSU MOVIE SERIES
This week's MSU Movie Series film is Ted 2 which will be shown in the McFarland Student Union Alumni Auditorium on Thursday and Friday at 8 PM and Saturday and Sunday at 2 PM and 8 PM. Admission is free! Check out the MSU movie website for more information.
http://www.kutztown.edu/MSUMovies


  
WASHINGTON CENTER INFORMATION SESSION
Please encourage your students to attend the Washington Center Info Session Monday, Oct. 19 in the MSU 116 from 2-3 p.m.  Come to this info session to learn about The Washington Center which coordinates opportunities for U.S. students to intern in Washington, D.C., engage in meaningful coursework and programming, and expand their networks.  With the discount offered to PA students who attend a public university, it is comparable to living in PA!  (www.twc.edu/pennsylvania)
 

 

GOLDEN BEAR ATHLETICS

UPCOMING GOLDEN BEAR HOME ATHLETIC EVENTS
Friday, Oct. 16 - Women's Volleyball vs. Slippery Rock - 11:30 a.m. (Keystone Arena) Live Stats
Friday, Oct. 16 - Women's Volleyball vs. Edinboro - 7 p.m. (Keystone Arena) Live Stats
Saturday, Oct. 17 - Women's Bowling - (All Day) KU Fall Baker Invitational (Berks Lanes)
Saturday, Oct. 17 - Women's Volleyball vs. Mercyhurst - 10 a.m. (Keystone Arena) Live Stats
Saturday, Oct. 17 - Field Hockey (Senior Day) vs. Seton Hill - 1 p.m. (Andre Reed Stadium) Live Stats
Saturday, Oct. 17 - Women's Volleyball vs. Gannon - 6 p.m. (Keystone Arena) Live Stats
Sunday, Oct. 18 - Women's Bowling  -(All Day) KU Fall Baker Invitational (Berks Lanes)

 

GOLDEN BEAR CLUB SPORTS

UPCOMING GOLDEN BEAR HOME CLUB SPORT EVENTS
Saturday, Oct. 17 - Men's Rugby vs. Wheeling Jesuit, 1 p.m. (Ruby Pitch)
Saturday, Oct. 17 - Women's Lacrosse vs. Temple, 4 p.m. (Andre Reed Stadium)
Sunday, Oct. 18 - Ice Hockey vs. Bloomsburg, 4:30 p.m. (Body Zone, Wyomissing)

 

 


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