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September 22, 2016

 

The Daily Brief

KU COB Freshman Reading Event

The annual Freshman Reading Event, "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People," hosted by the College of Business on September 12 was successful, interactive and enjoyed by all.

 

 

TODAY'S EVENTS

(Click Here for the Central Calendar)

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Open House, Library
11 a.m. Remembrance Day, College Hill Memorial Grove
11 a.m. Guest Speaker, Dr. Sujith Ravi, Geophysical Society 104 BH
7 p.m. "Saturn: Jewel of the Heavens," Planetarium Show, 100 GR

 

 

TODAY'S WEATHER

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

Autumn officially begins today, but Mother Nature will give us a two day extension. Thursday and Friday: Sunshine. Lows around 60. Highs mid 80s.  

 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

MEDIA REQUEST - EXPERT NEEDED - WOMEN IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Lisa Scheid from the Reading Eagle is doing a story on women in information technology and would like to speak with an expert on the challenges faced in the industry.  If you are available to speak with Lisa today or tomorrow please contact her at lscheid@readingeagle.com or 484-345-8969.  Her deadline is Friday afternoon, Sept. 23.    


STUDENT CONDUCT EDUCATION - EXPERTS NEEDED
In my work to develop a training manual for student conduct education, I find I am in need of experts in the following fields.   Synthetic Drugs Intimate Partner Violence Trauma/PTSD Dynamics of Sexual Assault Opiods and Prescription Drug Abuse Suicide Awareness Mental Health Issues affecting First Generation Students Hate Crimes/ Racial Tensions on Campus Bystander Awareness Cultural Awareness and Sensitivity   If you are an expert in one or more of these areas and would be willing to assist please contact me at 3-4754 or monet@kutztown.edu.  Thank you in advance for your consideration.
                  Magdalena Monet, M.ED, assistant dean of student conduct   


KUR
If you missed Tuesday's "Kutztown Live," KU Radio's campus and community issues radio magazine with your host Juliana Jablonski, you can listen to the podcast here: https://youtu.be/oCotqlJa1NQ​   Special guests include Dr. Christine Saidi and Dr. Warren Hilton. We greatly thank Dr. Saidi and Dr. Hilton for being our special guests this week.
                  Michael Regensburger, Kutztown University Radio (KUR)


THE ROHRBACH LIBRARY OPEN HOUSE
Thursday, September 22
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Student Participation - This is a great opportunity to expose students to a variety of our resources (physical, digital, and human).
Course/Organization Credit - If you would like to use this library event for credit or extra credit in your class or as a student organization requirement, you can tell the students to fill in your name and the course/organization on the top of their orientation form. Once we compile all the forms, we will let you know which of your students participated. If you plan to offer credit for your students or send an entire class or group, please let us know. It helps us to be better prepared for the day.
Prizes - On the day of the open house, there will be treats around the library as well as some giveaways. The grand prize is a GoPro Camera. Students who successfully complete the orientation form will be entered into a drawing for the prizes.

Please encourage your students to take part in the library open house.
https://rohrbachlibrary.wordpress.com/2016/09/14/ye-ready-fer-the-open-house/


REMEMBRANCE DAY
Kutztown University will recognize the 15th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on Thursday, September 22, at 11 a.m. on College Hill Memorial Grove. Rain location is 250 MSU. Remembrance Day is organized each year to remember the attacks on 9/11. The ceremony takes no more than 30 minutes - so, please join us. If you have any questions, please contact Petritsa Chatziziva, Office of Student Involvement at chatzitz@kutztown.edu
                Petritsa Chatziziva, Office of Student Involvement/ACE Advisor   


VISITING SPEAKER GEOPHYSICAL SOCIETY OF KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY
Thursday, Sept. 22
11 - 11:50 a.m.
104 BH
Dr. Sujith Ravi (Temple University) will present a talk titled "Recognizing the Impact of Wildfires on Ecosystems - Use of LiDAR and Rare Earth Element Tracers" to the public on Thursday, September 22, from 11-11:50 a.m. in 104 Boehm Science Building.  LiDAR (Light Detection And Ranging) is an airborne laser scanning system that maps the elevation of the Earth's surface with millimeter precision. Dr. Ravi uses LiDAR to map soil microtopography and vegetation structure. Rare Earth Elements (REE) are heavy metals that occur in vanishingly small concentrations, but which are characteristic of different soil and rock types. Dr. Ravi uses REE data to quantify and track soil erosion.

This talk is part of the Geophysical Society of Kutztown University's fall speaker series. Please contact Dr. Laura Sherrod or Margariete Malenda for more information on this or other talks in this series.
                Kurt Friehauf, Department of Physical Sciences   


PLANETARIUM SHOW TONIGHT
"Saturn: Jewel of the Heavens"
September 22, 7 p.m.,KU Planetarium (100 GR)
FREE admission
Fall 2016 Planetarium Schedule:  http://www.kutztown.edu/about-ku/administrative-offices/planetarium/public-planetarium-shows.htm
Fall 2016 Planetarium & Observatory Newsletter:  http://www.kutztown.edu/Documents/Planetarium/The_Ursa_Minor_Report_V2_I2_fall2016.pdf
                Phillip Reed, director, Planetarium   


KU CAMPUS STORE
KU Campus Store - It may still feel like summer around here but we're celebrating the first day of fall with 25% off sweatshirts and sweatpants! Stop by KU Campus Store today through Sunday the 26th to save!
                Andrea Tremper, KUSSI   


 EVACUATION DRILLS, REQUIRED BY PENNSYLVANIA LIFE SAFETY REGULATIONS
are intended to ensure the efficient and safe use of the exit facilities available in case of an emergency. Order and control are the primary purposes of the drill.  The evacuation drills will be conducted beginning Tuesday, September 27, weather permitting, and continue through the week.  Classroom faculty and staff should be familiar with the basic procedures by guiding building occupants to the nearest available exit, and standing clear from the building at least 100-feet to allow full evacuation of all occupants. Information on building evacuation procedures can be found by visiting the following link and scrolling to Page 3 -
http://www.kutztown.edu/Documents/public safety/EOPQuickRefGuide.pdf  Thank you for your cooperation.
                Jeff LaGamba CET, assistant director, Environmental, Health and Safety   


    

 

GOLDEN BEAR ATHLETICS

UPCOMING GOLDEN BEAR HOME ATHLETIC EVENTS

Monday, Sept. 26
4 p.m.                Women's Soccer vs. Holy Family - Keystone Field (Live Stats)



MOYER NAMED PSAC SOUTHEAST ATHLETE OF THE WEEK FOR SECOND TIME
PSAC Release
Brittney Moyer of the Kutztown University women's volleyball team was named Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Southeast Athlete of the Week on Tuesday for the second time this season.


AVALANCHE RECEIVES HIS SECOND CROWN
On Saturday, Sept. 10, Avalanche received his official Mascot Madness crown from Chancellor Brogan of the State System of Higher Education.  View video of the ceremony here.  

 

 


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