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April 24, 2014


The Daily Brief


The hysterical Broadway's Next H!T Musical is the only unscripted theatrical awards show. Master improvisers gather made up, hit song suggestions from the audience and create a spontaneous evening of music, humor, and laughter.  Join KU Presents! on Thursday, April 24 at 7:30 p.m. in Schaeffer Auditorium as the audience votes for their favorite song and watches as the cast turns it into a full blown improvised musical - complete with memorable characters, witty dialogue, and plot twists galore. For more information click on the photo above.

Student tickets are just $5.00. Adult tickets are $25. Tickets can be purchased with check or cash at the MSU Information Center or with credit card at or x34092.

KU Presents!


(Click Here for the Central Calendar)

7 a.m. - 4 p.m.  Walkways around Alumni Plaza closed for fountain maintenance

10 a.m.-5 p.m.   Clothesline Project, College Hill Memorial Grove

11 a.m.                 Hispanic Heritage Day, MSU

11 a.m.                 COE Meet and Greet, Beekey 227/229

11 a.m.                 University Curriculum Committee, MSU 157

11 a.m.                 Job Search Strategies for Students, MSU 250

2-10 p.m.             Bearfest events, DMZ

3 p.m.                   Baseball vs. Wilmington, North Campus Field

4 p.m.                   Council of Trustees, Stratton 301

4 p.m.                   Bearfest 36, DMZ

4:30 p.m.             Smoking Cessation Class, call 610-376-8669 for location

7 p.m.                   "Travel Magic" screening, Sharadin 120

7 - 9 p.m.            Take Back the Night, Alumni Plaza

7:30 p.m.             Chamber Ensemble Recital, Schaeffer 14G

7:30 p.m.             Sigma Alpha Iota Fraternity Recital, Georgian Room, Old Main

7:30 p.m.             Broadway's Next H!T Musical, Schaeffer Auditorium

8 p.m.                   Lizards, Rickenbach Theatre

8 p.m.                   That Awkward Moment movie, MSU Auditorium



The Kutztown University Council of Trustees will hold a regular meeting today, April 24 at 4:00 p.m. at the Stratton Administration Building, room 301.

Elsa G. Collins, President's Office



Chambliss Awards - Congratulations to all of our Chambliss Student Academic Achievement Award recipients.  The website is now available with descriptions of each recipient's projects.  Click here to view that site.



Farewell Reception - You are invited to a Farewell Reception in honor of Patricia J. Richter, Director of Disability Services-ADA, on the occasion of her retirement, on May 1, 2014 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Stratton Administration, room 317.  Cake and beverages will be available.  Please stop by and join me in wishing Pat all the best on her retirement.

Jesus A. Peña, associate vice president, Equity and Compliance



This week's MSU Movie Series film is That Awkward Moment which will be shown in the McFarland Student Union Alumni Auditorium on Thursday and Friday at 8 P.M. and Saturday and Sunday at 2 P.M. and 8 P.M.. Admission is free! Check out the MSU movie website for more information.



The Kutztown University Men's Basketball Program is hosting a Summer Basketball Day Camp from June 23-27, 2014. It is for Boy's and Girl's grades 3-12.  Day camp runs from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. M-F. If you are interested in the Day Camp or you need additional information about the camp, please contact Tom York at 610-683-4366 or by e-mail,

Tom York, assistant coach, Men's Basketball



Faculty and staff of the Department of Elementary Education have asked me to share the sad news about the sudden and unexpected passing of George F. Seagreaves, Jr.,  the father of our colleague, Dr. Peter Seagreaves. For further information and pertinent details of services, please visit the following web site <>

Dr. Jeanie Burnett, Chairperson, Department of Elementary Education



Kutztown Men's Rugby will host a 7's Tournament on Saturday, April 26 beginning at 11 a.m.  The schedule for the day is below.  Please come out and cheer on our Golden Bears as the get ready for the Collegiate Rugby Championships in Philadelphia next month.


 11:00 A.M.  Villanova vs Lafayette 

 11;20 A.M.  Penn vs KU II

 11:40 A.M.  PSU vs Drexel

 12:00 P.M.  Lafayette II vs WJU II 

 12:20 P.M.  Penn vs Villanova 

 12:40 P.M.  KU vs WJU 

  1:00  P.M.  Victory for a Cause Presentation 

  1:20  P.M.  Lafayette vs KU II

  1:40  P.M.  Villanova vs WJU II

  2:00  P.M.  KU vs PSU

  2:20  P.M.  Drexel vs WJU

  2:40  P.M.  Penn vs Lafayette 

  3:00  P.M.  KU II vs Lafayette II 

  3:20  P.M.  PSU vs WJU 

  3:40  P.M.  KU vs Drexel

  4:00  P.M.  WJU II vs Lafayette II 

  4:40  P.M.  CUP SEMIS

  5:00  P.M.  CUP SEMIS 

  5:20  P.M.  Silver Bracket 3rd Place

  5:40  P.M.  Silver Bracket 1st & 2nd Place 

  6:00  P.M.  CUP 3rd Place 

  6:20  P.M.  CUP FINALS         


There is no shortage of great music on campus the next two weeks.  The KU Music Department has several concerts and recitals coming up:


April 24, Chamber Ensemble Recital, 7:30 p.m., Schaeffer 14G
April 24, Sigma Alpha Iota Fraternity Recital, 7:30 p.m., Georgian Room, Old Main

April 25, Faculty Artist Concert Series - Dan Immel, Piano, 7:30 p.m., Georgian Room, Old Main

April 26, Senior Recital - Jordan Lieberman, Percussion, 5 p.m., Schaeffer Little Theater 1G

April 27, University Choir, 3 p.m., Schaeffer Auditorium

April 28, Percussion Ensemble, 5 p.m., Schaeffer Auditorium

April 28, Piano Palooza, 7:30 p.m., Georgian Room, Old Main

April 29, Senior Recital - Gert Ruelens, Piano, 7:30 p.m., Georgian Room, Old Main

April 29, Jazz Ensemble II, 7:30 p.m., Schaeffer Auditorium

April 30, Jazz Ensemble I, 7:30 p.m., Schaeffer Auditorium

May 1, University Orchestra, 7:30 p.m., Schaeffer Auditorium

May 3, Senior Recital - Nathaniel Labe, Percussion, 3 p.m., Georgian Room, Old Main



Thursday, April 24 - Baseball vs. Wilmington - 3 p.m. (North Campus Field) Live Stats



Friday, April 25 - Baseball vs. East Stroudsburg (DH) - 1 p.m. (North Campus Field) Live Stats | Live Audio

Friday, April 25 - Softball vs. Bloomsburg (DH) - 2:30 p.m. (North Campus Field) Live Stats


Saturday, April 26 - Women's Lacrosse vs. Gannon (Senior Day) - 1 p.m. (Keystone Field) Live Stats | Live Audio