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October 2, 2017

Kutztown University Daily Brief

  

Walks with Wynnie


WEATHER

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

High pressure moves to our east. Another pleasant day in store. High temperature in the mid-70s. Winds north at 5-7 mph.


ANNOUNCEMENTS

OCTOBER IS NATIONAL FIRE PREVENTION MONTH
Fire prevention awareness has its roots in the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. According to legend, the three day fire was started by Mrs. O'Leary's cow on Oct. 8. This horrific conflagration killed more than 250 people, left 100,000 people homeless, destroyed more than 17,400 buildings and burned approximately 2,000 acres. The first Fire Prevention Day was declared by President Woodrow Wilson in 1920. President Calvin Coolidge proclaimed Oct. 4-9 Fire Prevention Week in 1925. In 2000, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) extended the campaign to the entire month of October. Learn more about the history of National Fire Prevention Month and the Great Chicago Fire here.
     Jeffrey LaGamba, CET, assistant director, Environmental Health and Safety

STUDENT ABSENCE
Please excuse the following students today, Monday, Oct. 2 who are participating in the Explore Day at mutual fund company Vanguard: Bobby Bondura, Chris Camuso, Alex Deck, Jake Glass, Corey Gross, Alex Hayashi, Jeff Heminitz, Nicole Hiller, Nikolay Kodinov, Nikos Milios, Kyle Onyskiw, Michael Oswald, Jessica Russo, Nicholas Rumberger, and Darian Urbay.B Thank you.
     John S. Walker, Department of Business Administration

POTATO PROJECT HARVEST: VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
Oct. 8, 1 - 5 p.m., Heritage Center Ag Fields
Looking to help your neighbors in need? Join us and support the Potato Project's annual harvests at the Heritage Center (weather permitting) to support the Berks Food Bank and local food pantries. The fields are prepared, and rows of carrots are pre-dug by tractors. Volunteers will pick up the carrots and drop them into provided buckets that will be loaded for handling to the food bank. https://sites.google.com/site/ihartharvestinc/home/newcomers
For more information, email Potato Project director Walt Zawaski <wzawaski@hotmail.com>
     Patrick Donmoyer, director, Pa. German Cultural Heritage Center

HENRY W. SHARADIN CELEBRATION
Oct. 8, 2 p.m.
St. Paul's United Church of Christ will celebrate Henry W. Sharadin on Sunday, Oct. 8 at 2 p.m. The church will dedicate a newly restored 9 x 14-foot mural created more than 60 years ago by the late Henry W. Sharadin. St. Paul's is located at 47 South Whiteoak St., Kutztown. Speaking at the event will be Jerry Silberman, KU vice president for Administration and Finance. An open house will immediately follow the dedication. Read more here.


UPCOMING EVENTS

ct. 2 5:30 p.m. Walks with Wynnie, President's patio
Oct. 3 11 a.m. President's Open Meeting, 218 MSU
Oct. 5 11 a.m. VPA Faculty First Thursday, 120 SH
Oct. 5 3 p.m. Council of Trustees, MSU
Oct. 7 1 p.m. Rugby vs. New England College, Rugby Pitch
Oct. 8 1 - 5 p.m. Potato Project Harvest, PGCHC
Oct. 8 2 p.m. Henry W. Sharadin Celebration


ATHLETICS

UPCOMING ATHLETIC EVENTS

Monday, Oct. 2  
noon  Women's Golf hosts KU Fall Invitational - Fleetwood, Pa. (Moselem Springs Golf Club)
    
Tuesday, Oct. 3  
7 p.m.  Field Hockey vs. Millersville - Andre Reed Stadium (Live Stats)
    
Saturday, Oct. 7  
9 a.m. Women's Tennis vs. Indiana (PA) - Keystone Courts
1 p.m.  Field Hockey vs. Indiana (PA) - Andre Reed Stadium (Live Stats)
1 p.m.  Women's Tennis vs. Seton Hill - Keystone Courts
    
Sunday, Oct. 8  
noon  Women's Soccer vs. Clarion - Keystone Field (Live Stats)
    
Tuesday, Oct. 10  
3 p.m. Women's Soccer vs. Shippensburg - Keystone Field (Live Stats)

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