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May 8, 2014


The Daily Brief

COB Deans Dempsy and Geaney being thanked at a recent Awards Ceremony by president Timothy Szewczak
for their support of the Department of Sport Management and Leadership Studies' SLAM Club.


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4 - 8 p.m.            Study Zone, Rohrbach 28


On Monday, May 12, we will begin a project
to replace windows on the east side of Sharadin.  As a result, Lot A8 on the east side of Sharadin will be closed.  Questions or concerns should be directed to Bill Leech, Project Manager at I apologize in advance for the inconvenience.

Terry D. Brown, director, Facilities Project Services 

Last Chance for Clearance at the KU Student Bookstore!
 Only two more days remain for our Dot Clearance Sale, with hundreds of items starting at just $.25!  Today only, take 40% off all regularly priced Under Armour apparel.  

The KU Student Bookstore will be closing its doors for renovation on Friday, May 9 at 4 p.m.  KU apparel and gifts, as well as a selection of school supplies, snacks and bottled beverages will be relocated to the Fireside Lounge in MSU 205.  That "Spirit Shop" will be open from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. for Commencement on Saturday, and will have regular hours of 7:45 a.m. - 4 p.m., Mon-Fri during the summer.

Beginning on May 12, summer textbooks will be available in MSU 157 from 7:45 a.m. - 4 p.m., Mon - Fri.  An Art Supply shop will be set up in the Sharadin Student Gallery for Summer I and II, with hours of 7:45 a.m. - 4 p.m., Mon - Fri.

We appreciate your patience through this renovation process and look forward to re-opening a beautiful new store in August, where we can better serve our campus community.

KU Student Bookstore

Keystonia Magazine, Kutztown University's Nonfiction Magazine,
is now available in various locations around campus. The entirely student created publication covers campus life and student related issues and is published with support from the English Department. The staff would like to thank outgoing English Department Chair Dr. Janice Chernekoff for her support and hopes the magazine will continue to document campus life for years to come. Questions or content submissions can be sent to

Congratulations to the winners of the University-wide Committees: 
Promotion - Christopher Sacchi, Thomas Stewart and Claire Van Ens Tenure -Aimee Adams, Duane Crider, Robert Reynolds and Lisa Weckerle Sabbatical Leave - Maria Aseriadou, Rose DeSiano Galjanic, Patricia Kelleher and Dale Parson
Anke Walz, Chair, APSCUF-KU Nominations & Elections



Senior first baseman Colleen Smith of the Kutztown University softball team was named to the All-Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Eastern Division First Team for the second time in her career on Wednesday afternoon, as voted on by the conference coaches.  Smith led the Golden Bears with a .365 batting average on 46 hits and an impressive .635 slugging percentage. She led the PSAC with 40 walks and set an NCAA Division II record this season with seven consecutive walks. Her .518 on-base percentage led the PSAC by more than 34 points. She was also one of the top fielding first basemen in the conference, holding a .981 fielding percentage.  She was second on the team with 13 multi-hit games and 10 multi-RBI games. Smith held a 10-game hitting streak during the season and reached base in 14 consecutive games during the season.