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September 14, 2017

Kutztown University Daily Brief


Mark Mahosky: The Yellow Drawings, 1986-2017, Fleisher/Allman Gallery, Philadelphia, Pa.
Mark Mahosky: The Yellow Drawings, 1986-2017

Sept. 14 - Nov. 11
Reception: Thursday, Sept. 14, 6 - 8 p.m.
Fleisher/Ollman Gallery, Philadelphia, Pa.
Black ink and charcoal drawings on painted yellow backgrounds consider the Gettysburg Civil War battlefield as a site of memory and memorialization. The Philadelphia Inquirer has named it one of the top 15 gallery and museum shows this fall in Philadelphia. Read the complete press release at


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

Day two of the remnants of Hurricane Irma spinning around our atmosphere. Expect a few rain showers throughout the day. One or two rain showers could be heavier, but most stay on the light side, and it won't rain continuously. There could also be a renegade thunderstorm thrown in there for good measure. Slightly more humid. Highs in the mid to upper 70s. Precipitation amounts about 0.10 to 0.20", except for higher amounts in any thunderstorm.


The Bias Response Task Force has been constituted and met for the first time this past Monday. The task force will be chaired by Dean of Students, Dr. Donavan McCargo, and the members can be found here ( Membership on the task force consists of faculty, administrative, student, community leaders and experts on dealing with bias-speech response. The purpose of the task force is to advise the president of the university on how to respond to bias incidents such as hate speech. At the first meeting, discussion was held on progress so far in developing protocols and a showing of our new diversity video. The website will soon include information and resources with regard to dealing with bias-speech.
     Kenneth S. Hawkinson, University President

For those that have access to the University Relations photography archive, please note that it has been moved to a new server. To gain access to the new photography archive please visit To download any photos email Andrew Ferguson, university photographer, at Please do not attempt to access the Zenfolio archive.
     University Relations

Bear Bucks can now be added to employee ID cards as needed throughout the year:
-check/cash in the KU Card office or Office of Student Accounts OR
-online with a credit card at  
     Jennifer Prevoznik, KU Card Office

Sept. 19, 7:30 p.m., Schaeffer
The Department of Music will present a Fall Faculty Welcome Recital Tuesday, Sept. 19, at 7:30 p.m. in Schaeffer Auditorium. KU music faculty will collaborate to perform a variety of pieces to welcome the community to the new academic year. Please join us.
     Soo Goh, Department of Music

The Off-Campus Advisory Council is selling tickets for the NHL Flyers vs. Islanders pre-season game Wednesday, Sept. 20, PPL Center, Allentown, Pa. Tickets for lower-level seats can be purchased for $20 each in 153 MSU, Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
     Jenni Rach, Office of Student Involvement

Sept. 20, 218 MSU
Data breaches, hacktivism, social media data mining, and a shortage of cybersecurity professionals are just some of the challenges that directly and indirectly impact all of us. How do we minimize the exposure to such risk? For this year's summit, our keynote speaker and panel of experts will provide insights on how to minimize the risks and provide possible solutions. Our panel consists of security experts in healthcare information, security solutions, entrepreneurship and education. Free keynote presentation and open forum. Dinner is optional. RSVP at the KU Foundations & Alumni Relations website.
     Thiep Pham, Department of Computer Science and Information Technology

Sept. 22, 10 a.m. - noon, Schaeffer
The Department of Criminal Justice will host a local meeting of Northeast and DC Chapters of the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP). Dr. Peter Langman will present on the "Psychology of School Shooters." Dr. Langman has spoken at the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Va., trained Department of Homeland Security professionals, and has been recruited by the State Department to speak to international audiences. Dr. Langman served on Pennsylvania's Joint State Government Commission's Advisory Committee on Violence Prevention. In the wake of the Sandy Hook attack, his recommendations on preventing school shootings were presented by the CEO of the American Psychological Association and to President Barack Obama.
     Colin Bolger, Department of Criminal Justice


Sept. 11-15 ALL DAY Evacuation Drills
Sept. 14 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Open Studio Day, 223 MSU
Sept. 14 11 a.m. Chris Robé, "Video Activism in a Neoliberal Age," 100 DF
Sept. 14 11 a.m. Get Started and Save for the Future You, Fidelity, Kemp
Sept. 15 3 p.m. Women's Tennis vs. Holy Family - Keystone Courts
Sept. 15 7 p.m. Women's Volleyball vs. Shepherd - Keystone Arena (Stats)
Sept. 16 9 a.m. Women's Volleyball vs. Goldey-Beacom - Keystone Arena (Stats)
Sept. 16 10 a.m. Men's and Women's Cross Country hosts Division II/III Challenge - North Campus
Sept. 16 12:05 p.m. Football vs. Seton Hill - Andre Reed Stadium
(Stats / Audio / Video)
Sept. 16 1 p.m. Rugby vs. St. Bonaventure, Rugby Pitch
Sept. 16 5:30 p.m. Women's Volleyball vs. Caldwell - Keystone Arena
Sept. 17 3 p.m. "Duo Terlano," Marie-Aline Cadieux, Georgian Room






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