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Jan 23, 2014


The Daily Brief



The Department of Counseling and Student Affairs welcomes Dr. Monir F. Morgan to the COU/STU Department faculty. Dr. Morgan holds Ph.D. in Counselor Education from Duquesne University (2009) and a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction of English Language Teaching from the University of Glasgow, Scotland (1989). Hailing originally from Egypt, Dr. Morgan has taught a wide variety of counselor education courses, authored several books, and published several articles in peer-reviewed journals. His specialty areas are assessment, supervision, mentoring, and teaching. We are pleased to have this accomplished professional join us, even for just this temporary position for Spring 2014.

Margaret A. Herrick, chairperson, Counseling & Student Affairs



Do you know a student looking for summer employment? The Office of Conference Services is hiring students to serve on the Conference Services staff team for the summer of 2014.  This is an opportunity to work/learn/live with people of many diversified backgrounds.  Good benefits (includes housing and meals) and pay.  Applications are due by Feb. 19, 2014 and can be picked up in the Office of Conference Services (Education House) or on-line at   Feel free to contact Terry Sitler or Honey Svoboda in the Office of Conference Services (x3-1359) with questions.

Terry L. Sitler, director, Conference Services



I am pleased to announce the appointment of Martha Stevenson as Director of Library Services beginning Monday, Jan. 27.  Ms. Stevenson previously served in administrative library positions at Misericordia University and Muhlenberg College.  She earned a B.S. in Computer Science and Masters in Library Science from the University of Tennessee. 

Carlos Vargas-Aburto, provost and vice president, Academic and Student Affairs



This week's MSU Movie Series film is "About Time" which will be shown in the MSU 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.

John Alfero, technical services coordinator, McFarland Student Union



Spring 2014 is upon us and KUR's award-winning student specialty programming returns to the airwaves Friday, Jan. 31! Mark your calendars! Keep your radios locked to KUR, your web browsers locked to and your social media locked on our Facebook and Twitter feeds for updates when the big unveiling of our jam-packed spring schedule occurs! KUR is your customer-service friendly radio station and we want to hear from you, anytime, whether it be good or bad. Simply drop an e-mail to 

Michael Regensburger, manager, KUR


Friday, Jan. 24 – Wrestling vs. Mercyhurst – 7:30 p.m. (Keystone Arena) Live Stats

Saturday, Jan. 25 – Women’s and Men’s Basketball vs. Bloomsburg – 1/3 p.m. (Keystone Arena) Live Stats – W | Live Stats – M | Live Audio | Live Video

Saturday, Jan. 25 – Women’s Swimming vs. Millersville – 1 p.m. (Keystone Arena)