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October 17, 2016


The Daily Brief

Tyler Seisler awarded the Clyde M McGeary Scholarship/Pennsylvania Art Education Association Fellows

Dr. Julia L. Hovanec and Tyler Seisler

Pennsylvania Art Education Conference, Philadelphia, Pa., October 6-8, 2016 Tyler Seisler, nominated by Dr. Hovanec, was awarded the Clyde M. McGeary Scholarship by the Pennsylvania Art Education Association Fellows. The honor is given to an outstanding art teacher candidate who shows promise in the field of art education. Tyler Seisler is studying Art Education and the Fine Arts with a concentration in painting at Kutztown University. His recent professional achievements include participation in Kutztown University's NAEA Student Chapter where he serves as President, as well as recently stepping into the Student Representative position on the Board of Directors for PAEA.   



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4 - 6 p.m. KUF Faculty Appreciation Reception, Wiesenberger Alumni Center
5 p.m. AFSCME Meeting, MSU 250
5:30 p.m. Walk with Wynnie, President's Residence




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

High pressure off the Mid Atlantic coast will be the main weather feature for the week. A weak cold front that passed through Sunday night will lift northward as a warm front later in the day. Some scattered showers are possible, mainly in the early afternoon, but the threat will remain relatively low. High temperature in the upper 70s. Winds west at 6 mph.




NBC10 Philadelphia will be on campus tomorrow interviewing students on election issues such as gun control.  Please contact me at if you have a student group who would like to participate.  Reporters will be on campus from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. and we can set up appointments for different groups.  Thank you.
                Dave Johnson, University Relations


Oct. 17, 4 - 6 p.m.
We love chocolate.  We also love KU's passionate, dedicated faculty.  Join us for a Faculty Appreciation Reception hosted by the KU Foundation Board Monday, Oct. 17, 4 - 6 p.m., in the Wiesenberger Alumni Center, 15197 Kutztown Rd.
                Kutztown University Foundation


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


Oct. 17, 5:30 p.m.
Join Dr. Kenneth Hawkinson and Wynnie on a walk around campus Monday, Oct. 17, at 5:30 p.m.  Walkers should meet on the back porch of the President's residence.  Waste bags will be provided for those who bring their own dogs.  Refreshments will be served at the President's residence at the conclusion of the walk. 


Oct. 18, 9 a.m.
The Kutztown University High School Choral Festival will take place Tuesday, Oct. 18, from 9 a.m. to noon 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:
Cocalico High School Choir, Kristen E. Diehl, director
Hamburg High School, Dr. Christine Ryan, director
Pleasant Valley High School, Mrs. Lois Mann, director
Whitehall High School, Andy Borghesani, director
Pocono Mountain West High School, Mandy Gambal, director
For more information contact Dr. Henry Alviani at or 610-683-4553. 


Oct. 18, 7:30 p.m.
The Kutztown University Percussion Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Frank Kumor, will present a concert Oct. 18, at 7:30 p.m., in the Georgian Room of Old Main.  The event is free and open to the public.  The ensemble will feature Argentine vibraphonist Oscar Roca in performances of traditional Argentine Tangos and Chacareras.  The concert will also feature musical arrangements by students in the new Commercial Music Major.  For more information contact Dr. Frank Kumor at 610-683-4548 or


Oct. 22, 9 a.m.
Faculty please announce in any classes you think might be interested, that the Anthropology Club is sponsoring a field trip to the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Anthropology and Archaeology.  The admission cost is $10, but the Anthro Club is covering $5.  We have reserved a van and will be leaving Saturday, Oct. 22, at 9 a.m., from behind Old Main.  We should return by about 3 p.m.  For details and to sign up, students should contact Dr. Webb in Anthropology (, x34245).
                David Webb, advisor, Anthropology Club


Please welcome the following individual who joins the KU community today.
Lisa Meyers, secretary, College of Liberal Arts & Science  




Friday, Oct. 21
4 p.m.          Field Hockey vs. Millersville - Andre Reed Stadium (Live Stats)
6 p.m.          Women's Volleyball vs. West Chester - Keystone Arena (Live Stats)

Saturday, Oct. 22
10 a.m.        Cross Country hosts PSAC Championships - North Campus
1 p.m.          Women's Volleyball vs. Cheyney - Keystone Arena (Live Stats)
1:05 p.m.     Football vs. Lock Haven - Andre Reed Stadium (Live Stats | Live Audio | Live Video)



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