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September 16, 2015

 

The Daily Brief

 

Remembrance Day


REMEMBRANCE DAY
Kutztown University recognized the 14th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks yesterday on College Hill Memorial Grove. Remembrance Day is organized each year to remember the attacks on 9/11 and also KU students, veterans and those in law enforcement who have passed. 

View photos from yesterday.

 

TODAY'S EVENTS

(Click Here for the Central Calendar)

 

5:45 p.m.             KU Toastmasters, REC 200
7 p.m.                   Beverly Gooden, "Why I Stayed", MSU 183
 

 

TODAY'S WEATHER

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

 

High pressure to remain in control. Ample sunshine and a dry air mass. A very pleasant mid-September day! High temperature in the mid 80s. Light southwest wind.

 

 

THE SESQUICENTENNIAL CELEBRATION

THIS MONTH IN KU HISTORY

(Historical facts have been compiled from the KU Archives and Special Collections of the Rohrbach Library; the archives of the Keystone; Kutztown Patriot, Allentown Leader and Reading Eagle; and Beacon on the Hill by Dr. Lee Graver.)

 

In September 1985, touch tone telephones debut in the residence halls, replacing rotary phones in each room. 

 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

  

OPEN HOUSE
KU Toastmasters will start up again on Wednesday, Sept. 16 at 5:45 - 6:45 p.m. In the REC Center room 200. Open to all KU students, staff, faculty and community members. Join us in learning how to improve your public speaking and leadership skills. Refreshments will be served.
                Dolores Hess, Health and Wellness Services



BEVERLY GOODEN: "WHY I STAYED"
The creator of the hashtag "#WhyIStayed" which led to a global movement against domestic violence. A domestic violence awareness activist and a victim of abuse herself, Beverly Gooden, speaks about domestic violence sensitivity, social justice and the power of storytelling. She has been profiled on Good Morning America, Inside Edition, Time, and The Washington Post. Come out to see Beverly Gooden Wednesday, September 16 at 7 p.m. in MSU 183. Sponsored by ACE, FMLA, Women's Center.
                Petritsa Chatziziva, Office of Student Involvement/ACE advisor



THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ACCREDITATION CELEBRATION RECEPTION
In May 2015, the Master and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration programs earned the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) accreditation placing them among the top 5% of business schools internationally. In September 2015, we expect the Leisure and Sport Studies program will earn the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA). Please join us in celebrating this well-deserved recognition of our faculty Sept. 22, 2015 from 3 - 5 p.m. in the South Dining Hall Room 1. Register on the College of Business website or at http://tinyurl.com/COBAccred.



ROHRBACH LIBRARY OPEN HOUSE
On Thursday, Sept. 17, the Rohrbach Library will be hosting its annual open house from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., giving students the opportunity to explore the library and its resources. There will be a pirate themed photo booth equipped with props for some fun snapshots. Students have until Monday, Sept. 21, to participate in the prize drawing by accurately completing the ten question orientation form. This year there are over $700 in prizes, and the grand prize winner will receive a GoPro Camera. For more information, visit www.rohrbachlibrary.wordpress.com
                Dan Stafford, outreach/reference librarian, Rohrbach Library



CONGRATULATIONS
Dr. Richard Courtney, chair of the Department of Geography, was recognized by Gamma Theta Upsilon, the International Geographical Honor Society, for his twenty years of service as faculty advisor to the Gamma Psi Chapter of Kutztown University of Pennsylvania.  Congratulations, Dr. Courtney!
                Dorothy Siravo, secretary, Geography



NATIONAL CONSTITUTION DAY
Take a fascinating look at our nation's history through the lens of KU students on Thursday, Sept. 17 at 11 a.m. in MSU Lobby. Come & enjoy happy hour with interactive presentations & snacks. The event is sponsored by Honors Program, Military Club at KU and the Office of Student Involvement.
                Petritsa Catzitziva, Office of Student Involvement/ACE advisor



RAPE AGGRESSION DEFENSE (R.A.D.)
Rape Aggression Defense Classes provided by Public Safety & Police Services are free to female students, faculty and staff.
First session: Sept. 21, 22, and 24
Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Old Main 141- Sept. 21, Georgian room - Sept 22 and 24
Sign up now: email Candi at calhoun@kutztown.edu or call: 610.683.4861
* You must attend all three nights to complete the RAD program
                S. Candi Calhoun, Public Safety & Police Services


 

GOLDEN BEAR ATHLETICS

Kellen Williams PSAC Athlete of the Week 

PSAC FOOTBALL: EASTERN DIVISION OFFENSIVE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Junior wideout Kellen Williams hauled in 10 catches for a career-high 219 receiving yards in the Kutztown University football team's come-from-behind, 34-33 victory at Indiana University (PA) on Saturday, earning him this week's Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Eastern Division Offensive Athlete of the Week on Sunday. Williams found the end zone twice in the Golden Bears victory, as his 200-yard effort marked the first KU since Elfren Quiles set a school-record with 308 yards in 2007. It marked his third career double-digit catch game and fourth 100-yard receiving effort of his career.  (Read the story here)


  
FOOTBALL HOME GAME SATURDAY
Hey Golden Bear Fans! Join us this Saturday, Sept. 19 as the Kutztown Golden Bears face off against the Gannon Golden Knights. Faculty and staff can enter the games free with their valid KU ID.  Kickoff is at 1:05 p.m. in Andre Reed Stadium. #GoBearsGo


  
UPCOMING GOLDEN BEAR HOME ATHLETIC EVENTS

Fall Sports Fest
Friday, Sept. 18 - Field Hockey vs. Indiana (PA) - 5 p.m. (Andre Reed Stadium) Live Stats
Saturday, Sept. 19 - Cross Country hosts Division II/III Challenge - 10 a.m. (North Campus Course)
Saturday, Sept. 19 - Football vs. Gannon (Golden Bear Honors) - 1:05 p.m. (Andre Reed Stadium) Live Stats | Live Video
Saturday, Sept. 19 - Women's Soccer vs. Shippensburg - 2 p.m. (Keystone Field) Live Stats

 

 


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