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Nov 18, 2013


The Daily Brief


Biology Undergraduate Robert Conrow was presented with the 2013 Outstanding Student Entomologist Award by the Entomological Society of Pennsylvania at the society's annual meeting on Friday, October 25th. Robert gave a presentation at the meeting on the research that he has been conducting with Dr. Greg Setliff on the cuckoo wasps of Pennsylvania.  This is a special honor for Robert as the award is usually reserved for graduate students!  Congratulations to Bob and his faculty mentor!!!


International Week April 13 - 19: The International Student Organization and the International Affairs Committee Conferences, Symposia, and Colloquia Task Force will join together with the KU campus community to host events for International Week in April. We encourage the entire campus community to get involved! Please contact us if you and/or your department would like to be involved with International Week. You can host an event, a display, or an information session, just to name a few ideas. Contact Nicole Becker at or x6-4257 if you want to participate.

Nicole Becker, assistant director, International Admissions




Study Abroad Scholarship Recipient: We are pleased to announce that KU Student Delilah Miske received a $1,000 scholarship from the Temple University Education Abroad Office for her spring 2014 abroad experience in Rome, Italy. Congratulations Delilah!  Study abroad scholarship opportunities are posted at

Nicole Becker, assistant director, International Admissions



Campus Blood Drive - The KU Alumni Engagement Office is teaming up with the Miller-Keystone Blood Center to host a blood drive on Tuesday, Nov. 26 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in MSU Multipurpose room.  Please help support your community blood center.  Appointments are encouraged but walk-ins are welcome.  Please make note, a photo ID (any photo ID with first and last name) or Miller-Keystone Blood Donor Card are required.  To schedule an appointment, please email or call 3-4110.  Thank you.

Cheryl Swavely, KU Alumni Engagement Office



Aramark is offering to help with your Thanksgiving holiday baking!  Click on the link below for an order form and drop it off at any coffee shop on campus or email it to before Nov. 21.  Payment is due at time of pick-up.  Any questions, please call Aramark catering at x3-4680

Click here for an order form.

Kent Dahlquist, KU Dining Services Director


After earning the program's first-ever NCAA Tournament victory on Friday against West Chester, Kutztown women's soccer season ended on the road against a top-10 team in the nation. The Golden Bears fell to the sixth-ranked California (PA) Vulcans, 6-1, in the NCAA Tournament Second Round.  Congratulations to all of our players and coaches on an historic season.



Six new members were inducted into the Kutztown Athletics Hall of Fame on Saturday morning at the annual banquet held in Kutztown's on-campus Student Recreation Center.

The 35th annual class included: Sarah Brandon Woodward '07, women's volleyball;Jeremy Culver '99, men's track and field; Shannon J. Daggett '98, women's track and field/field hockey; Kellie Evans '03, softball; Greg Gristick '83, football; and Bilal A. Salaam '05, men's basketball.





Men's Rugby beat West Virginia University on Saturday 83-17 in the American Collegiate Rugby Championship semi-final round.  KU will now face Bowling Green in the final four on Saturday at 1 p.m. at KU. 



Women's Rugby is headed to the final four of the American College Rugby Conference Championship after a 15-5 win over Bowdoin this weekend.  KU takes on Winona State on Dec. 7 in Florida.