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October 28, 2016

 

The Daily Brief

2016 Get A Room Program Winner Danielle Green

Congratulations to the 2016 Get A Room Program Winner! Danielle Green, class of 2020, was awarded free housing for the spring 2017 semester after successful completion of the Get A Room worksheet. Thank you to all the participants who have had their 2017-2018 Housing Application Fee waived. Congratulations again, Danielle! #igniteyourinnergoldenbear#liveontolivein #getaroom #fyre
 

 

TODAY'S EVENTS

(Click Here for the Central Calendar)

All Day                                   Silent Witness Display, Old Main Concourse
6 p.m.                                    KU Swing Dance, 218 MSU
7:30 p.m.                               Kutztown University Orchestra, Schaeffer Auditorium
7 p.m.                                    Women's Volleyball vs. Mercyhurst, Keystone Arena  

 

TODAY'S WEATHER

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

Ample sunshine as high pressure builds into the Great Lakes. Pressure gradient will be tight with a departing low pressure to our east. High temperature in the low 50s. Winds northwest at 9-15 mph gusting to 25 mph.

 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

HALLOWEEN SWING DANCE
Friday, Oct. 28, 6 - 9 p.m.
Free for KU students and Faculty, donations accepted, $10 for non-students. Doors open at 6 p.m.; beginners' lesson at 6:30 p.m.; live band, The Big & Bad Rockabilly Cats from 7-9 p.m. Sponsored by KU Swing Dance Club.
 


  

KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY ORCHESTRA
Oct. 28, 7:30 p.m., Schaeffer Auditorium
The Kutztown University Orchestra will present a concert of music by composers from France, Estonia, Norway and the U.S. Friday, Oct. 28 at 7:30 p.m. in Schaeffer Auditorium. The program is free to the KU community and the general public at large. The program includes: Ron Nelson's "Jubilee," Arvo Pärt's "Silouan's Song" based on Medieval chant, Edvard Grieg's Norwegian Dances Op. 35 and Emanuel Chabrier's masterfully coloristic tone poem, "España."
                Peter Isaacson, director, KU Orchestra



  

SILENT WITNESS DISPLAY
Oct. 24 - 28
Berks Women in Crisis is set to host their Silent Witness Display at KU in recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The display will be presented in the concourse of Old Main from Monday, Oct. 24 to Friday, Oct. 28. For more information please contact Christine Price at price@kutztown.edu.



  

JOHN P. SCHELLENBERG AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING AND LEARNING
Purpose: This award was established by John P. Schellenberg, Emeriti Professor of Physical Sciences, faculty, alumni, and friends to recognize an early career faculty member who has demonstrated outstanding work within the mission of the Center for the Enhancement of Teaching (CET).

Eligibility: To be eligible for the award, an individual must have been on the faculty full-time at least three (3) but not more than seven (7) years.  The recipient will be chosen based on the following three areas:

Pedagogy and Curriculum Innovation
Learning Technology Innovation
Assessment and/or Research on Learning

Current Award: $1,000.00 check and a framed certificate. The award will be announced at the Faculty Recognition and Achievement Ceremony on November 29, 2016, at 4:30 p.m. in Rohrbach Library, second floor.  Please submit a nomination letter and curriculum vitae to Carole Wells, 319 Stratton Administration Center by Oct. 28, 2016.  Nominated candidates are also required to submit their own letter (two page maximum) clearly outlining their qualifications in all three CET mission categories.



 

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS OF FACULTY FOR THE KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY CHAMBLISS FACULTY RESEARCH AWARD.
The Chambliss Faculty Research Award, inaugurated in 2004 through a gift from Dr. Carlson R. Chambliss, is meant to recognize the very highest achievement in research and scholarship and can be awarded only once in a faculty member's career. Each year, up to two awards can be given. Last year, the awardees were Dr. Andrew Arnold, Department of History, and Dr. Avidan Milevsky, Department of Psychology. Each award includes a gold medal engraved with the awardee's name, a certificate of recognition, and a cash prize of $250. The awards are announced at the Faculty Recognition and Achievement Ceremony scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016 at 4:30 p.m. in Rohrbach Library, second floor. Please note that there is the expectation that each awardee will present a lecture on some aspect of his or her work the following spring or fall. Please send a nomination letter and a curriculum vitae for the nominee to Carole Wells, chair, Chambliss Faculty Research Award Committee, 319 Stratton Administration Center by Oct. 28, 2016.
                Carole Wells, vice provost and dean of graduate studies



 

COLLEGE OF VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS FACULTY FIRST THURSDAY
Nov. 3, 11 a.m.
Assistant Professor Diana Ebersole of Communication Studies, will be presenting: "Taking good care of our health": Parent-adolescent perception of boundary management about health information. On Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016 at 11 a.m. in 120 Sharadin Arts Building. She will be presenting on a recent publication in Communication Quarterly about family communication, privacy, health, and coping in various contexts. All are welcome to attend, learn about the work our faculty are doing and participate in the discussion.
                William J. Mowder, dean, College of Visual and Performing Arts



  

RESCHEDULED PREDATORY JOURNALS & PUBLISHERS WORKSHOPS
Nov. 10, 11 a.m., 29 RL
Rohrbach Library and the Center for the Enhancement of Teaching are sponsoring the second workshop on predatory journals and publishers. Database Integrity (part II) - On Thursday, Nov. 10, 11 a.m. - noon, 29 Rohrbach Library, Bob Flatley and Ruth Perkins will conduct a hands-on workshop providing faculty with tools to evaluate the legitimacy of particular journals and identify potential journals where they could publish their research. For more information, please contact Ruth Perkins or Gil Clary.

 

 

GOLDEN BEAR ATHLETICS

UPCOMING GOLDEN BEAR HOME ATHLETIC EVENTS

Friday, Oct. 28
7 p.m.   Women's Volleyball vs. Mercyhurst - Keystone Arena (Live Stats | Live Video)

Saturday, Oct. 29
1 p.m.   Women's Volleyball vs. Gannon (Senior Day) - Keystone Arena (Live Stats)

 


  

FOLLOW THE KU FOOTBALL TEAM ON THE ROAD
Follow the KU football team on the road Saturday as the Golden Bears play Shippensburg with a chance to clinch the PSAC East title.   Tune in beginning at 12:45 p.m. on the radio voice of Kutztown University, KUR.   Matt Santos and Greg Bamberger will have the call from the booth.   Listen live at www.kutztown.edu/kur

 

 


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