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September 27, 2017

 

Kutztown University Daily Brief

¡Bienvenido!

Bienvenido: A Latino Heritage Month Celebration
Sept. 15 through Oct. 15 is National Latino Heritage Month. Please join us in a welcome reception and heritage month celebration, Tuesday, Oct. 3 from 5 - 7 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room, MSU. Enjoy Salsa dance lessons, food, prizes, and more. An Admissions Office, Multicultural Center collaboration.
     Rhonda Branford, Director of Multicultural Services


WEATHER

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

Morning fog will erode by early to mid-morning. High pressure dominates and we will see ample sunshine. Winds will be from a northeasterly direction thanks to Maria off the Outer Banks. High temperature in the upper-80s. Winds northeast at 4-6 mph.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATORS
Do you manage an official Kutztown University social media account? If so, you are invited to join a brand new Facebook group especially for you. The Kutztown University Social Media Coordinators is a group that encourages communication, sharing ideas, asking questions, etc., between those running official accounts. Please request to join the group by visiting this link:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/120429451995961/
     Josh Leiboff, University Relations

FALL 2017 SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND MATH OPEN HOUSE
Oct. 14
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is holding a Science, Technology and Math Open House on Saturday, Oct. 14. Prospective students will have the opportunity to talk with faculty, current students, alumni and admissions personnel. The event will include tours of the campus and the science, math and technology research and academic facilities. For more information, please visit: http://www.kutztown.edu/sciopenhouse, or call the Office of the Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at ext. 3-4305.
     College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

THE CENTER FOR ACADEMIC SUCCESS
The Center for Academic Success & Achievement (CASA) now has two locations to assist students with their academic success. The main office is in the library on the lower level (room 26) and the second location is the Student Success Center on the residential side of campus in Deatrick Hall. Information is available on our website about hours and services.
     Andrea Kirshman

CHUCK WENDIG READING
Sept. 28, 11 a.m., 103 AF
New York Times bestselling novelist, screenwriter, and game designer Chuck Wendig (Star Wars: Aftermath, Zer0es, the Miriam Black and Heartland series) will do a brief reading and discuss writing on Thursday, Sept. 28, at 11 a.m., in 103 AF. Sponsored by the Department of English.
     Tony Bleach, Department of English

ASAC CLUB MEETING
Sept. 28, 11 a.m., 120 LY
Faculty and staff, please join the Statistics and Actuarial Science Club Thursday, Sept. 28, at 11 a.m. in 120 Lytle, as Mr. Jerry Shen, a FINRA-registered representative and Branch Office Supervisor at Transamerica Financial Advisors, shares his perspective as a financial advisor.
     Ju Zhou, Department of Mathematics

PA TURNPIKE POSTPONES LEHIGH VALLEY BRIDGE REPLACEMENT
Northeastern Extension will remain open this weekend in Lehigh County.
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission announced the postponement of a planned weekend closure on the Northeastern Extension (I-476) in Lehigh County. The highway will remain open in both directions as the related bridge replacement is to be rescheduled.

POTATO PROJECT HARVEST: VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
Oct. 1 and 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, for two consecutive weekends of carrot harvests (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

GERMAN SCRIPT WORKSHOPS
Sept. 28 and Oct. 3
Free German Script workshops with Thomas McCullough from the Moravian Archives are scheduled for two consecutive sessions today, Thursday, Sept. 28 and Tuesday, Oct. 3, from 5 - 9 p.m. in 2 Graduate Center. The classes are for anyone (students, faculty, staff, and the public) with moderate to advanced skills in German Language interested in the opportunity to learn to read, write and transcribe early German script.
     Department of Modern Languages and Pa. German Cultural Heritage Center


UPCOMING EVENTS

Sept. 28 11 a.m. UCC, 29 RL
Sept. 28 11 a.m. We Can't Agree to Disagree, Philosophy, 312 MSU
Sept. 28 11 a.m. Chuck Wendig Reading, English, 103 AF
Sept. 28 11 a.m. Jerry Shen, Mathematics, 120 LY
Sept. 28 Noon Bitcoin & Blockchain Meetup, MSU 325
Sept. 28 5 - 9 p.m. German Script Workshop, 2 GC
Sept. 28 7 p.m. True Cost Filming, 250 MSU
 
Sept. 29 9 a.m. - 3:50 p.m. Gender and Sexual Minorities Conference, 218 MSU
Sept. 29 11 a.m. Memorial Tree Planting Ceremony, Library Lawn
 
Oct. 1 1 - 5 p.m. The Potato Project Harvest, PGCHC















ATHLETICS

UPCOMING ATHLETIC EVENTS
Wednesday, Sept. 27
Women's soccer vs West Chester 3 p.m. - Keystone Field
(Live stats)

Saturday, Sept. 30
Women's soccer vs Mercyhurst 1 p.m. - Keystone Field
(Live stats)


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