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October 23, 2015

 

The Daily Brief

 TWO SOCIAL WORK UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS WIN AWARDS AT  2015 ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SOCIAL WORKERS
TWO SOCIAL WORK UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS WIN AWARDS AT
2015 ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SOCIAL WORKERS
Katrina Danyluk and Cynthia Wright, both social work undergraduate students, received an award in the Undergraduate Poster Competition at the Annual Conference of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW Pennsylvania Chapter) in State College, PA on Friday October 16, 2015. Their poster, entitled "Reexamining Push and Pull Effects on Retention in Post-Secondary Education" was selected as the top undergraduate presentation winner. The research project was sponsored by Kutztown University Assessment Grants Programs, and the research advisor is Dr. Yoon Mi Kim at the Department of Social Work.
 

 

TODAY'S EVENTS

(Click Here for the Central Calendar)

ALL DAY

SUPER SPIRIT DAY

2:15 p.m.

CET Faculty Workshop, RL 16

7:30 p.m.

Pep Rally, Keystone Arena

8 p.m.

Ant Man, KU Movie Series, MSU Alumni Auditorium

 

 

TODAY'S WEATHER

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

 
High pressure resumes control after a cold front passage last night. Winds shift to the north ushering in cool temperatures. High temperature near 60. Winds north at 5-10 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.)


October 23, 1942:  It is announced that the Student Cooperative Association will sell the college bus due to federal regulations.  The bus was sold for $4,500, a $300 profit over its $4,200 price tag in 1938.  Proceeds from the bus were used to buy United States War Bonds.
 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS 


HOMECOMING SUPER SPIRIT DAY
On Friday, Oct. 23, Kutztown University will host a Homecoming Super Spirit Day.  From 9 - 11 a.m. the Spirit Patrol will be out campus looking for the best displays of Golden Bear pride. We will have 5 additional teams out looking for the best showing.  A gallery of Spirit Day photos will be posted on social media. Help us paint campus maroon and gold and kick-off Homecoming with some KU pride.


  
PEP RALLY
Faculty, Staff: Please join us for one of the most spirited nights of the year!
The 2015 KU Homecoming Pep Rally will be held on Friday, Oct. 23 at 7:30 p.m. in the Keystone Arena. Get excited and be ready to cheer on our athletes and welcome alumni back for the 2015 Homecoming weekend! The excitement starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Keystone Arena with the official introduction of the Homecoming Court, performances by various campus groups and speeches from your athletic team captains. This year's Pep Rally will also feature the introduction of the Sesquicentennial Homecoming Court, welcoming the members of past KU Homecoming Courts.
                Leah Cassellia, Student Involvement


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


  
PCARD DISTRIBUTION
Good Morning!  Today's Pcard Distribution Schedule is as follows:

8 - 10 a.m.                         letters  A - Z                       Stratton Administration Bldg
                                                                                                First Floor Conference Room, rm 111

Today is the last scheduled day for remote card distribution for this week. 
Any cardholders that still have their old JPMorgan Chase credit cards, and those that were issued temporary Bank of America cards, are encouraged to bring their cards along when picking up your new Pcards. 

Note: if anyone was not able to make one of the remote distributions this week they should contact the Procurement Services Office to make alternate arrangements. 

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this transition please feel free to contact us.  We look forward to seeing you soon,
                Procurement Services, Card Systems Administrators:  Barb Rahn & Barb Reitz


  
APSCUF OFFICE
The APSCUF-KU office will be closed on Friday, Oct. 23 and will re-open on Monday, Oct. 26 at 8 a.m.


  
ON CAMPUS DOUBLE FEATURE DRIVE-IN MOVIE NIGHT ON SUNDAY, OCT. 25
Bring your car or blanket back to campus to attend the Inaugural Drive-In Movie night as part of Homecoming on Sunday, Oct. 25. This double feature will start at 7 p.m. at the Luckenbill Road athletic field with the showing of "Hotel Transylvania." The second feature showing "Hokus Pokus" will start immediately following the first feature approximately at 8:45 p.m. This is a free event for alumni and families, along with Kutztown Community members and University students. Enjoy a night under the stars enjoying two fall classics to wrap up a full Homecoming weekend.  If you are planning to view the movie from your car, we ask that you please register so that we can ensure the best viewing for everyone.
                KU Foundation & Alumni Relations


  
CET FACULTY WORKSHOP TODAY
This fall, the Center for the Enhancement of Teaching (CET), in partnership with the Office of Distance Education and the Office of Assessment, is hosting a series of Friday afternoon workshops and conversations about teaching and learning. A primary goal of CET is to provide support and assistance to departments, programs, and individual faculty members seeking to integrate innovative practices into their academic objectives.  Our faculty-driven, interactive workshops are designed to expose participants to current pedagogical practices on KU's campus, as well as offering opportunities to reflect on and refine one's own practice. This fall's workshops will be held on Friday afternoons in the Rohrbach Library. Please see below for details. Participants will receive a certificate of recognition.

Oct 23, 2:15-3:15 p.m., RL 16

Dr. Lynn Kutch, Associate Professor of German
How to Stimulate Critical Thinking and Increase Student Participation Using Visual Literacy Strategies

In this engaging and interactive demonstration, Lynn Kutch will showcase field-tested methods of using authentic visuals--such as photographs, graphic novel pages and artwork--to deepen critical understanding of course material and to maximize class participation.


  
COB FEATURED SPEAKER SERIES: HARRY ZIFF, CORPORATE LOGISTICS
Oct. 27, Harry Ziff, Director of Corporate Logistics for East Penn Manufacturing, will be joining the College of Business Featured Speaker Series in deFrancesco, room 100, at 11 a.m. Ziff overseas finished goods planning, inventory management, distribution and transport for the $2.5 billion company across 4 North American Distribution Centers. His knowledge extends from work with Campbell, CertainTeed, Office Max, and McMaster-Carr with responsibilities in demand, supply and network planning; order-to-cash optimization; Lean/Six Sigma; new product commercialization; and talent management. This amounts to 25 years of progressive experience, and a guest speaker you need to hear.
                College of Business


  
AVP FACILITIES SEARCH
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. Click here to view candidates' resumes.

DATE

TIME

LOCATION

CANDIDATE

October 26, 2015

3:00 p.m.

AF 101

Terry Brown

October 28, 2015

3:00 p.m.

MSU 183

Syed Zaidi

November 2, 2015

3:00 p.m.

MSU 183

James Miller

November 3, 2015

3:00 p.m.

AF 102

Bruce Frantz

November 4, 2015

3:00 p.m.

MSU 183

Patrick Sampsell

 


  
KRISTIN PEDEMONTI, INTERNATIONAL STORYTELLER & KU ALUM
International Storyteller and KU Alum, Kristin Pedemonti shares here tales from from her recent trip to Iran.  Her two exciting, free, performances are: Monday, Oct. 26 at 3 p.m. and Tues. Oct. 27, at 11 a.m. in MSU's Alumni Auditorim. Kristin Pedemonti is sponsored in part by a grant from the Sesquicentennial Committee.
                Dr. Deryl Johnson, Comm. Studies


  
SILENT WITNESS AT KU
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Please join us on Tuesday evening, October 27 at 7 p.m. for the opening reception of the Berks County Women in Crisis Silent Witness project in the Old Main Concourse, when KU collaborates with the Kutztown Community Partnership and the local Purple Purse Campaign to raise awareness about domestic violence. A donation box collecting non-perishable food, diapers, cleaning supplies, bath towels and personal care items for BWIC's Safe House residences will be available as well as local and national information on domestic violence and how to find assistance.

On campus until Sunday evening, November 1, The Silent Witness Project is a visual life-size display depicting Berks County women, children, pets and men. Each figure wears a shield that describes the victim's life and untimely death due to domestic violence. For more information visit purplepurse.com and berkswomenincrisis.org or call the Women's Center, 126 Old Main at (610) 683-4655.
                Grace M. Hill, KU Women's Center
 

 

GOLDEN BEAR ATHLETICS

Former Kutztown University pitcher and two-time MLB World Series Champion Ryan Vogelsong returns to KU  on Saturday, Oct. 24.
Former Kutztown University pitcher and two-time MLB World Series Champion Ryan Vogelsong returns to KU  on Saturday, Oct. 24. He will be honored by the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) and the KU President's Office at a private ceremony and will have his #14 jersey retired publically during halftime of KU's 1:05 p.m. homecoming football game at Andre Reed Stadium. 
 
Vogelsong, a 2005 inductee to the KU Athletics Hall of Fame, was a stellar pitcher and third baseman for the Kutztown University baseball team from 1996-98. He wore #14 in each of his three seasons at KU and will be the first KU baseball player to have his number retired.
 
Vogelsong was selected by the San Francisco Giants in the fifth round of the 1998 Major League Baseball draft, KU's highest-ever draft choice.  He made his Major League debut on Sept. 2, 2000, against the Chicago Cubs. He was traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2001, and played four seasons with the Pirates.  He returned to the Giants in 2011.


 
UPCOMING GOLDEN BEAR HOME ATHLETIC EVENTS
Saturday, Oct. 24 - Women's Soccer vs. Mercyhurst - 12 p.m. (Keystone Field) Live Stats
Saturday, Oct. 24 - Women's Swimming vs. Misericordia & E. Stroudsburg (Keystone Pool)
Saturday, Oct. 24 - Football vs. E. Stroudsburg - 1:05 p.m. (Andre Reed Stadium) Live Stats
Saturday, Oct. 24 - Field Hockey vs. E. Stroudsburg - 7 p.m. (Andre Reed Stadium) Live Stats

 

GOLDEN BEAR CLUB SPORTS


UPCOMING GOLDEN BEAR HOME CLUB SPORT EVENTS
Saturday, Oct. 24 - Women's Rugby vs. University of Delaware, 11 a.m., Rugby Pitch
Saturday, Oct. 24 - Men's Rugby vs. Army, 1 p.m., Rugby Pitch

 

 


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