Daily Brief

Oct. 2, 2019

Rose DeSiano's "Absent Monuments"

PROFESSOR DESIANO’S ART FEATURED AT BROOKLYN WATERFRONT
KU professor of photography Rose DeSiano’s public art piece Absent Monuments was on display Sept. 11-22, in Brooklyn Bridge Park in Dumbo, beneath the Brooklyn Bridge, New York. Operating both in sculpture and photography, the first set of this monument series started in Jamaica, Queens, where DeSiano won the Uniqlo 2018 Expression Grant for Public Art. The series now continues on the Brooklyn Waterfront. Read More.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

WEATHER

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

High pressure near the Gulf Coast will make for an unseasonably warm day. A cold front approaches the region by the afternoon so look for clouds to build throughout the day. Showers and a possible thunderstorm for the evening. High temperature near 90. Winds west at 6-11 mph. Rainfall between 0.1-0.25 inches with higher amounts where storms occur.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

COLLEGE OF VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS FACULTY FIRST THURSDAY
Oct. 3
Dr. Angela Cirucci, assistant professor in the Department of Communication Studies, and Megan Weiss, social media theory and strategy major, will discuss a recent KUBEARS pilot study that explores user perception of social media companies’ backend techniques, 11 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 3, in 120 Sharadin Arts Building.
     Michelle Kiec, College of Visual and Performing Arts

KUTZTOWN ART WALK
Oct. 3
The Kutztown Community Partnership is hosting an Art Walk featuring local artists Oct. 3 - 5. A meet and greet reception will be held from 5-7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 3, at each location. For more information visit http://kutztownpartnership.org/fall-art-walk. Sponsored by The Kutztown University Art Society.
     Dorothy Siravo, Department of Art

2019 PASSHE STEM STUDENT RESEARCH CONFERENCE
Oct. 11 - deadline
2019 PASSHE STEM Student Research Conference will be held at Kutztown University on Saturday, Nov. 2. We are calling for presentations (oral and poster) from all students (undergraduate and graduate) at PASSHE universities STEM-related disciplines. Submit abstracts/registration here by 5 p.m., Friday, Oct. 11. The conference will feature a keynote speaker, oral or poster presentations by undergraduate and graduate students, presentation awards and lunch with refreshments. More information is available on the conference website. Please encourage your students to present at the conference, and feel share this information with other PASSHE faculty and students.
     Yun Lu, Department of Mathematics

STUDENT COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER
Oct. 21 - Application Deadline
Student Commencement Speaker applications are being accepted from graduating seniors. The application deadline is Monday, Oct. 21. Interested students can find more information and an application at https://www.kutztown.edu/events/commencement.html.
     Andrea Kirshman, Retention and Student Success

KU RADIO
Listen to recently-aired KUR talk shows on demand. Click on podcasts on the station webpage http://www.kutztown.edu/KUR and clicking on “podcasts.” “Kutztown Live” featured special guests, KU Orchestra director Dr. Peter Isaacson and assistant dean of the College of Business Dr. Paige Brookins on Friday, Sept. 27. Listen here.
      Michael G. Regensburger, KU Radio

ANDRE REED APPEARS ON KUR
Andre Reed stopped into KUR’s studios this past Saturday to promote events Saturday, Nov. 9. Click here to listen to the interview.
      Michael G. Regensburger, KU Radio

UPCOMING EVENTS

Oct. 3

9 a.m.

Plant Club Sale
Lobby, Boehm Science Building

Oct. 3

11 a.m.

Philosophy Club
312 McFarland Student Union

Oct. 3

11 a.m.

CVPA Faculty First Thursday
120 Sharadin Arts Building

Oct. 3

11 a.m.

University Curriculum Committee
29 Rohrbach Library

Oct. 3

4 p.m.

University Senate
103 Academic Forum

Oct. 3

7:30 p.m.

KU Presents! Lee Rocker
Schaeffer Auditorium

Oct. 4

9 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Visiting Artist Robert Lugo: Demonstration
108 Sharadin Arts Building

Oct. 4

4 p.m.

Visiting Artist Robert Lugo: Lecture
120 Sharadin Arts Building

Oct. 7

9 a.m.

3D Mobile Mammography
Lot E2, Student Recreation Center

Oct. 7

3:30 p.m.

President’s Open Hour
303 Stratton Administration Center

Oct. 7

5:30 p.m.

Walks with Wynnie
Rear porch, President’s House

Oct. 8

9:30 a.m.

Marine Science Club Bake Sale
Lobby, Boehm Science Center

Oct. 8

11 a.m.

Gertrude Hawk Chocolate Sale
McFarland Student Union

Oct. 8

7:30 p.m.

KU Orchestra Performance
Schaeffer Auditorium

Oct. 9

6 p.m.

The Great Hack – An SMS Netflix and Chat Event
135 Rickenbach Learning Center

Oct. 2

7 p.m.

WSOC vs. Bloomsburg
Keystone Field (Live Stats / Live Video)

Oct. 4

7 p.m.

WVB vs. Edinboro
Keystone Arena (Live Stats / Video)

Oct. 5

11 a.m.

FH vs. Seton Hill (Senior Day)
Andre Reed Stadium (Live Stats)

Oct. 5

2 p.m.

WVB vs. Gannon
Keystone Arena (Live Stats / Video)

Oct. 5

2 p.m.

WSOC vs. Mansfield
Keystone Field (Live Stats)

Oct. 6

1 p.m.

WVB vs. Mercyhurst
Keystone Arena (Live Stats / Video)

KU INTERNSHIP AND JOB FAIR
Oct. 2
Faculty and staff, please remind students that the KU Internship and Job Fair is noon to 3 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 2, in 218 McFarland Student Union. There will be more than 65 employers attending. For a list of employers coming to the fair, please click here. Please call ext. 3-4067 if you have any questions.
     Jeann Cengeri, Career Development Center

PHILOSOPHY CLUB MEETING

Oct. 3
The KU Philosophy Club will meet 11 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 3, in 312 McFarland Student Union. Professor Deanna Smith, Department of Philosophy, will present “It’s Good to Be Green, Jealousy is Good.” Everyone is welcome. Persons with a disability and who require accommodation should notify the Office of Disability Services prior to the event at 610-683-4108 or dso@kutztown.edu or, TDD number: 610-683-4499, in order to discuss accommodations. Every effort will be made to provide reasonable accommodations.
     Henry Winkleman, president; Allan Bäck, advisor

STRAY CAT LEE ROCKER
Oct. 3
A lead member of rockabilly band the Stray Cats, Lee Rocker’s unique style of slap-bass playing sold 23 gold and platinum certified records worldwide and earned a Grammy nomination. Join the fun before the show with a Rockabilly Rumble on the Marcon Platz starting at 6:15 p.m. Demonstrations by pinstripe artist Andy Cappuccio, custom hots rods and music by Drew and the Blue. Tickets: $29 for KU faculty and staff, $10 for KU students. The KU community can access their discounted tickets using their MyKU log in at https://kutztown.universitytickets.com/w /
     KU Presents!

VISITING ARTIST ROBERTO LUGO
Oct. 4
Visiting artist Roberto Lugo will work in the ceramics studio and present a lecture, Friday, Oct. 4. Lugo uses porcelain, illuminating its aristocratic surface with imagery of poverty, inequality and social and racial injustice. Lugo is the recipient of the 2019 Rome Prize and a 2016 United States Artist Fellow. This event is sponsored by Clay Club, the Department of Art, the KU Activities Board and the Multicultural Center. Demonstrations will be 9 a.m. to noon and 1-4 p.m., in 108 Sharadin Art Building. Artist lecture will be 4 p.m., in 120 Sharadin Arts Building. For information, contact kuclayclub@gmail.com.
     Gwendolyn Yoppolo, Department of Art

KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY ORCHESTRA PERFORMANCE
Oct. 8
The KU Orchestra will perform 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 8, in Schaeffer Auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public. Works include Griffes, Frazier and Constantinides. Alejandro Ortega, KU violinist, and Kim Webster, professor of applied oboe at KU, will also be featured.
     Laura Keim, College of Visual and Performing Arts

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
These are the non-instructional positions open on campus on our job board at http://employment.kutztown.edu (please select internal postings tab on the left for internal):

Job Number

Job Title

Job Term

Advertise To

2019-0128 - internal

Custodial Worker 2 - 1st shift (internal)

Full Time

10/4/19

2019-0127 - internal

Custodial Worker 2 - 3rd shift (internal)

Full Time

10/4/19

19-20 Asst Coaches

19-20 Assistant Athletic Coaches

Part Time

Continuous

2019-0109

Assistant Softball Coach – FT - REPOSTED

Full Time

10/3/19

ACCOMMODATIONS

Persons with a disability, and who require accommodation, should notify the Disability Services Office two weeks prior to the event at 610-683-4108 or email DSO@kutztown.edu, TDD number: 610-683-4499, in order to discuss accommodations. Every effort will be made to provide reasonable accommodations. Please note: Kutztown University does not provide wheelchairs or other mobility devices.

Notify the university of an accessibility concern

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