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Dec 12, 2013


The Daily Brief

L to R: Dr. Greg Hanson, Nate Benjamin, Dr. F. Javier Cevallos, Molly Buckwalter, Caitlin Davies, Hannah Leidich, Tricia Johnson, Dr. Lynn Kutch

On December 7, 2013, KU's Sigma Omicron chapter of the German National Honor Society inducted five new members. Two additional special awards were given at the ceremony as well. Dr. Derek Mace was inducted into the German Honor Society as an honorary faculty member. Senior Chris LaRose (2013, BA German/BA Theatre) also received the department's Excellence in German Studies Award. 



Expert Needed:  The Reading Eagle is looking for an expert on business etiquette and the office holiday party.  If you can speak to this subject today before noon today please email  Thank you.


The Kutztown University Council of Trustees will hold a regular meeting today, Dec. 12 at 4 p.m. at the Stratton Administration building, room 301.

Elsa G. Collins, Office of the President





Happy Holidays from the KU Student Bookstore!  Faculty and Staff, please enjoy 25% off any regularly priced apparel and gift items from Dec. 16 through Dec. 20 with a valid KU ID.  Non-KU holiday items will be 50% off all week, and customers receive FREE gift bags with purchases of $10 or more, while supplies last.  Be sure to check out our new "KU" leather pad holders and portfolios.  Make it a Kutztown Holiday!

Amanda Schaeffer, KU Student Bookstore



Chambliss Student Academic Achievement Awards - Nomination Deadline, Feb. 7 - The Kutztown Academic Achievement Awards were established through a generous gift provided by Dr. Carlson R. Chambliss, who served as a member of the Kutztown University faculty from 1970 until 2003. The purpose of the awards is to recognize the exceptional individual achievements of a select group of senior students as their careers at Kutztown University draw to a close. Faculty and staff at Kutztown University are encouraged to nominate students worthy of consideration for this prestigious award. The criterion requires that the nominee exemplify an individual achievement in one or more of the following areas in order to be considered for one of the twelve awards. The areas of achievement are:


a) Successfully completed research projects

b) Original artwork of high quality

c) Artistic performances (music, chorus, drama, etc.) of high quality

d) Original writing in literature or meritorious writing in other fields

e) Noteworthy achievements in athletics

f) Outstanding service to the Kutztown University community


Dr. Chambliss has provided the resources for up to twelve medals (2 gold, 4 silver, 6 copper) to be issued annually to the students selected for this award. In addition, each student recipient will receive a certificate acknowledging conferral of the award. The nomination form can be found at For more information, please contact Dr. Andrea Kirshman, assistant vice provost, Academic and Student Affairs, at

Andrea Kirshman, assistant vice provost, Academic & Student Affairs


Saturday, Dec. 21, 1 p.m., Women's Basketball vs. IUP  Keystone Arena Live Stats             Live Audio          

Saturday, Dec. 21, 3 p.m., Men's Basketball vs. IUP, Keystone Arena       Live Stats             Live Audio