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Feb 10, 2014


The Daily Brief


Nani Agbeli, noted dancer and drummer from Ghana, will perform on Feb. 18 at 7:30 p.m. in Schaeffer Auditorium.  He will be joined by Kutztown University African Percussion Ensemble and student dancers and singers. The performance is free and open to the public.



Debt Free Life After College:  Come learn tips and pointers on not only how to be debt free after college, but how to save your money to live your dream financial life. Kenneth E. Johnson is a man who has dedicated his life to teaching others how to handle their finances and has changed many lives. He will be speaking in the South Dining Hall, Feb. 12 at 7 p.m.  This is open to the KU community and is

sponsored by Association for Campus Events.

Petritsa Chatzitziva, ACE advisor, Office of Student Involvement


Join us Saturday, Feb 15 as we recognize those who have battled breast cancer at our annual Play for Kay breast cancer awareness basketball games.  Women's game begins at 1 p.m., men's game begins at 3 p.m. in Keystone Arena.

Alta M. Hart, programming, Intercollegiate Athletics



Kutztown Area Toastmasters is having an OPEN HOUSE on Feb. 12 at 5:15 p.m. in MSU 312.  Join us for some free food and information on how to improve public speaking skills.  Faculty, staff, students and the community are invited.  Questions to Corey Cherif at

Dolores Hess, director, Health & Wellness Services



Tune in Tuesday, Feb. 11 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. for the "Kutztown Live Preshow" with Mike Regensburger followed by "Kutztown Live" at 2 p.m. with Stephen Maugeri. During the "pre-show," Mike will air another edition of "The People Chronicles," highlighting the people and life of Berks County. At 2 p.m., new "Kutztown Live" main show host Stephen Maugeri, a KU student, will welcome to his show Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Greg Bamberger followed at 2:30 by Representative for the Association of Campus Events Juan Rosario. Plus, "Kutztown Live" is all about YOU, the listener. So if ever you wish to be a part of the program LIVE, give Stephen a call at (610)-683-4859!

Michael Regensburger, manager, KUR


The Center for the Enhancement of Teaching is hosting its fourth event in the 2013-2014 Conversations on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning series on Thursday, Feb. 13 at 11 a.m. in RL 100B.  This conversation's topic is Engaging and retaining a diverse student body, and Ed Nieves (Academic Enrichment) will serve as the facilitator. Faculty, staff, and students are invited to join us.

E. Gil Clary for the CET Advisory Board



The following is the make-up date for evening classes for the February 5, 2014 cancellation:

                                             Classes Cancelled                                          Make-up Date

                                             Wednesday, February 5, 2014                 Friday, February 21, 2014

* The reason for the February date is that the third Friday in March is within Spring Break


It is also expected that all work missed due to weather closings will be made-up for day classes, i.e.:   Wednesday, February 5, 2014.

Penny Oswald, assistant to the Provost for Faculty Relations & Academic Administration



Please inform your students that there will be an ESL Certification meeting for all students who are pursuing or are interested in pursuing their PA ESL Teaching certificate at Kutztown University.  Details of the new program, field experience requirements, and the timeline for the course work will be presented.  The meeting will take place on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, in Beekey room 240 at 11:00 am.

John McAndrew, assistant professor, Secondary Education



AFSCME 2234 members please join us for our next Union meeting on Monday, Feb. 17, 2014 at Janelle's Catering Hall in Topton, PA at 7:00 pm. 

Please plan to attend. 

Chris Ferris, Secretary AFSCME 2234



The KU Philosophy Club will meet next on Thursday, February 13, 11:00am in MSU 323.    Zachary Groff, KU alumnus, will be speaking on:  Plato's Couplings how to hook up with Forms, on the relation of participating in the Forms.


Phoenix Strouse, President   Allan Bäck, Advisor


All are welcome.      ["Persons with a disability and who require accommodation should notify the Disability Services Office prior to the event at 610-683-4108 or email or, TDD number: 610-683-4499, in order to discuss accommodations.  Every effort will be made to provide reasonable accommodations."] 




Wednesday, Feb. 12 - Women's and Men's Track and Field hosts the Golden Bear Multi - 4 p.m. (O'Pake Field House)

Thursday, Feb. 13 - Women's and Men's Track and Field hosts the Golden Bear Multi - 9 a.m. (O'Pake Field House)

Friday, Feb. 14 - Wrestling vs. Shippensburg - 7:30 p.m. (Keystone Arena) Live Stats | Live Audio

Saturday, February 15 - Women's and Men's Basketball vs. Millersville - 1 & 3 p.m. (Keystone Arena) Live Stats - W | Live Stats - M | Live Audio | Live Video