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October 10, 2016


The Daily Brief

Its On Us

Wear teal on Tuesday, Oct. 11, to raise awareness about sexual assault.  Teal Tuesday is a day in which we encourage everyone to wear teal in order to bring awareness to sexual violence during the It's On Us Fall Week of Action.  



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ALL DAY Columbus Day, No classes - Offices Open




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

High pressure builds into the region. While sunny skies will rule the day, the pressure gradient will be quite tight. Winds will be gusting throughout the day. High temperature in the low 60s. Winds north at 14-16 mph, gusting to 25 mph.




The next University Curriculum Committee (UCC) meeting of the 2016-2017 academic year will be held on Oct. 27.  The deadline for submission of all proposals for this meeting is noon on Thurs., Oct 13.  Please submit new proposals prior to this deadline to the UCC SharePoint Drop Off Library, at http://intranet/sites/committees/ucc/submissions.  If you have any questions, please contact Ms. French at ext. 3-1312.
                Ms. Bethany French, secretary, University Curriculum Committee   


Oct. 11, 11 a.m. "Compliance Driven - From Checklist, Physical Compromise to Internally Network Compromise" On Tuesday, Oct. 11 from 11a.m. - noon in 260 Boehm, Keith Pachulski, the Security Officer for Health Network Laboratories (HNL) and Security Consultant. Keith has over 23 years of experience in physical and information security realms. He is currently responsible for the development and management of the information security program at HNL. Previously he was responsible for the management and performance of onsite red team tests for Dell - SecureWorks. Additionally he performed physical and electronic penetration tests, web application assessments and wireless assessments. Prior to that, he was a CSO overseeing the operations of 13 companies and created/managed a Managed Security Services program for a private sector company supporting clients internationally. He has extensive experience working in the Federal sector performing vulnerability assessments, penetration testing and compliance assessments. POC: Thiep Pham, Computer Science and Information Technology Department.  


Oct. 11, 7:30 p.m.
KU Department of Music will present Duo Pianists on Tuesday, Oct. 11, at 7:30 p.m. in Schaeffer Auditorium.  The concert is free and open to the public.  The duo consists of pianists Julia Mortyakova, music department chair, and Valentin Bogdan, assistant professor of music, both at Mississippi University for Women.  Originally from Moscow, Russia, Mortyakova has given solo recitals throughout the United States as well as in Italy, Russia and the Ukraine. She is a graduate of Interlochen Arts Academy, Vanderbilt University, New York University and the University of Miami. Bogdan, a native of Romania, has toured throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, the Netherlands, Great Britain, France and Jordan.  He has released two albums, "The Grands of Piano" and "Live in Concert." He is a graduate of the University of Miami, Michigan State University and Wayne State University. For more information click here or contact the Kutztown University Department of Music at 610-683-4550 or  


Oct. 17, 5 p.m.
AFSCME 2234 members, Monday, Oct. 17, our monthly union meeting will be held on KU campus at 5 p.m. in 250 McFarland Student Union.  Refreshments will be provided.  Please plan to attend and become involved in your union.
                Annette Christman, AFSCME   


Application Deadline:  Monday, Oct. 24, 2016
Applications will be accepted from graduating seniors cleared to walk at the fall 2016 Commencement ceremony. In order to be considered for this distinction, a candidate must meet the following minimum requirements:
·         be cleared to participate in the fall 2016 commencement ceremony
·         have a grade point average at or above 3.0
·         demonstrated service to the university community and a record of good university citizenship and cooperation
·         demonstrated evidence of meaningful co-curricular involvement
·         be in good disciplinary standing
·         must be available to interview and present your speech (speech need not be memorized)
In addition, each candidate must submit a completed application available at: Application UG.pdf Finalists will be chosen to participate in an interview process to determine the candidate of choice who will be expected to provide a brief address that communicates the spirit of the day (approximately 3-5 minutes) at the fall 2016 Commencement ceremony.
                Andrea Kirshman, associate provost, Retention and Student Success     



Tuesday, Oct. 11

3 p.m.   Women's Tennis vs. Caldwell - Keystone Courts (Cancer Awareness Day)
7 p.m.   Field Hockey vs. Bloomsburg - Andre Reed Stadium (Live Stats | Live Video)
7 p.m.   Women's Volleyball vs. East Stroudsburg - Keystone Arena (Live Stats)  
Thursday, Oct. 13
7 p.m.   Field Hockey vs. Limestone - Andre Reed Stadium (Live Stats)  
Friday, Oct. 14
8 p.m.   Basketball hosts Maroon Madness - Keystone Arena  
Saturday, Oct. 15
All Day  Women's Bowling hosts Bud Whitman Memorial - Berks Lanes (Reading, Pa.)
1 p.m.   Women's Soccer vs. Gannon (Senior Day) - Keystone Field (Live Stats)
1 p.m.   Field Hockey vs. Mansfield (Senior Day) - Andre Reed Stadium (Live Stats)  
Sunday, Oct. 16
All Day  Women's Bowling hosts Bud Whitman Memorial - Berks Lanes (Reading, Pa.)   

Kutztown University's football game at East Stroudsburg University on Saturday, Oct. 15 at 7:05 p.m. will be telecast live on the American Sports Network as the NCAA's Division II Showcase Game. In the local Kutztown area, the game can be seen on The Comcast Network of Philadelphia.  The 22-game Division II Football Showcase is in the second year of a three-year contract, providing three times as many televised games for DII when compared to seven televised games during both the 2013 and 2014 seasons.  For a full schedule and to see where the game can be found in your area, check out the American Sports Network's Schedule Page.



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