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April 9, 2014


The Daily Brief


TimZuber '90 shared his experience with students and faculty during his visit to campus yesterday.  Zuber is KPMG's U.S. Partner-in-Charge of Knowledge and Collaboration Management where he oversees the Firm's strategy, governance, and investments for knowledge and collaboration related matters.  Tim is also responsible nationally for KPMG's Regulatory Center (its "regulatory nerve center") that monitors public policy and regulatory change matters and the Firm's responses to those matters. 


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2 p.m.                   Men's and Women's Tennis vs. West Chester , Keystone Courts

2:30 p.m.             Softball vs. Goldey-Beacom (DH), North Campus Field

4 p.m.                   The Center for the Enhancement of Teaching conversation, MSU 157

4:30 p.m.             Philosophy lecture - Dr. Lloyd Gerson, "Platonism vs. Naturalism," AF 103

7:30 p.m.             Chamber Ensemble Concert, Georgian Room, Old Main



The Office of Admission is hosting the final Accepted Student Day program of the semester on Saturday, April 12!  We are expecting approximately 1000 people to attend.  The official program will be delivered to offices of those participating in the event this week.  We thank you for your active participation and support! Please contact Jade Eggleston at with questions about the program. 

Jade Eggleston, recruiter, Admissions


The 16th Annual Children's Literature Conference is April 11-12. The campus community is invited to hear award winning children's authors and illustrators on Friday, April 11 from 2-3:30 p.m. David Wiesner ( and Jim Murphy ( present in the MSU auditorium and Frank Serafini ( in the MSU Multipurpose room. They will autograph books afterward. Preview their books, now on display in the KU Bookstore. All books are 20% discount. The presentations on Friday are free of charge. All Education and Library Science students, including freshman and sophomores, are particularly encouraged to attend. All full-time students may also attend the full day Conference session on Saturday, April 12 for just $10.00. For further information, contact Sandy Chambers at




A limited number of plots are now available at the Kutztown University Community Garden located at the Pa. German Cultural Heritage Center (PGCHC).  The lots are 10' X 30' and cost $50 per plot.  Special prices are available for KU students.  Garden season runs April 26 - Oct. 31 and it is first come, first served. For more information, or to reserve a plot, contact the PGCHC at or 610-683-1589.


Faculty and Staff, please share this opportunity with your undergraduate female students - Female students at KU are invited to apply for the opportunity to participate in the PASSHE Women's Consortium 26th Annual Undergraduate Women's Leadership Institute! This event takes place Wednesday, August 6, 2014 through Sunday, August 10, 2014 at the McKeever Environmental Learning Center in Sandy Lake, Pennsylvania. Interested students should complete the form located here:  Applications are due by Friday, April 18, 2014 at 12 noon. Please contact Leah Cassellia with any questions. or 610-683-4867



AFSCME 2234 members please join us for our next Union meeting on Monday, April 21, 2014 at Janelle's Catering Hall in Topton, PA at 7:00 pm.  Kimberly Scranage, Vice President Enrollment Management will be attending our meeting to give our members an update on KU enrollments.

Please plan to attend. 

Chris Ferris, Secretary AFSCME 2234



Anthropology Club Field Trip - The Anthropology Club and the Department of Anthropology/Sociology are sponsoring a field trip to the American Museum of Natural History, on Saturday, April 12.  The cost is only $5 (in advance).  We will be leaving at 9 a.m. and returning about 4 p.m.  Seats are limited and available on a first come, first served basis, so contact Dr. Webb (, x3-4245) soon.

David Webb, Anthropology


The next meeting for UCC for this year will be held on Thursday, Apr. 24, at 11 a.m. in MSU 157.  The deadline for submission of all proposals for this meeting is 12 p.m. (noon) on Thursday, April 10, 2014.  Please submit new proposals prior to this deadline to the UCC secretary, Bethany French, in the Provost's Office, 309 Stratton Admin.  If you have any questions, please contact Ms. French at x3-1312. 

Bethany French, secretary, University Curriculum Committee



Join the Multicultural Center as they continue this educational, but fun series- Travel Around the World: Noodles on Thursday, April 10 from 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. in room 104 at the Multicultural Center. Come and find out the history, some unusual facts and worldwide consumption of noodles. There will also be a tasting of foods made with noodles. Recipes provided. All are invited.

Jeann Cengeri, office manager, Multicultural Center



The Electronic & Information Technology Access Task Force developed guidelines for faculty and staff to follow to strive for online accessibility.  The university Cabinet approved these guidelines.  Please see the attached document.

Electronic & Information Technology Access Task Force


Wednesday, April 9 - Men's and Women's Tennis vs. West Chester - 2 p.m. (Keystone Courts)

Wednesday, April 9 - Softball vs. Goldey-Beacom (DH) - 2:30 p.m. (North Campus Field)

Thursday, April 10 - Softball vs. Shippensburg (DH) - 2:30 p.m. (North Campus Field)

Thursday, April 10 - Men's and Women's Track & Field hosts Mondschein Multi - 3 p.m.

Friday, April 11 - Men's and Women's Track & Field hosts Mondschein Multi - All Day

Friday, April 11 - Women's Tennis vs. East Stroudsburg - 2 p.m. (Keystone Courts)

Saturday, April 12 - Baseball vs. Bloomsburg (DH) - 1 p.m. (North Campus Field)

Saturday, April 12 - Women's Lacrosse vs. Indiana (PA) - 3 p.m. (Keystone Field)