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Nov 25, 2013


The Daily Brief


L to R:  James Chaney, professor of art education and crafts;
Zhao Tang Wang, principal, 23rd Middle School; Alexander Simms '16;
Dr. William Mowder, dean, College of Visual and Performing Arts.  

Zhao Tang Wang of China's Hebei Province made two stops at Kutztown University last week.  Wang, who is principal of 23rd Middle School in China, is visiting the United States and the Kutztown Area School District.  His school is home to more than 6,000 students. Wang toured the Pa. German Cultural Heritage Center and the Sharadin Arts Building where he was presented with a wood-fired teacup. 


Clinical Services will close at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 26 for the Thanksgiving holiday.  Normal hours of operation will resume on Sunday, Dec. 1 at 10 a.m.

William Lendzinski, assistant director, Health & Wellness Center



The Multicultural Center will operate on the following hours the week of Nov. 25 - Dec. 1

Monday, Nov. 25:            8 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Tuesday, Nov. 26:            8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 27:     8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 28 - Sunday, Dec. 1: Closed

Jeann Cengeri, office manager, Multicultural Center



The KU Presidential Ambassadors are pleased to announce this year's winners of the Tuition Sweepstakes drawing held on Nov. 16 during halftime of the football game. Congratulations!

Corey Isbitski, Grand Prize Winner of Instate Tuition for the 2014 Spring Semester.

Kyle Walton, Winner of a $250 Gift Card from the KU Bookstore

Taylor Hasker, Winner of a $100 Gift Card from the KU Bookstore 



JOB OPENINGS: The following non-instructional vacancies are available on campus.  These positions are open for current employees only.



Custodial Worker 1 - 2nd shift


Posting End Date: 11/26/2013



Custodial Worker 1 - 3rd shift


Posting End Date: 11/26/2013



Custodial Worker 1 - 3rd shift


Posting End Date: 11/26/2013


Internal positions are posted at Please direct any questions and comments to or call x3-1353.

Human Resources


Students are invited to talk with President Cevallos in an open meeting on Nov. 26 from 11 a.m. to noon in MSU 183.  Dr. Cevallos welcomes your thoughts, concerns and suggestions regarding Kutztown University.

                Pamela Rex, Office of the President



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 the 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 x3-4110.  Thank you.

Cheryl Swavely, KU Alumni Engagement Office



Masters of Business Administration (MBA) Information Reception - GMAT Tips:  Get the best test results! The Department of Business Administration invites you to join our next MBA Information Reception on Thursday, Dec. 5.  Our guest speaker is Kerri Quick from Kaplan who will discuss, "GMAT Tips: Get the Best Test Results".  Meet current MBA students, faculty who teach in the MBA program, and the College of Business Associate Dean,  Dr. Martha Geaney.  The reception will be held in MSU 250 at 5:30 p.m. If you are interested in attending, please register online at: We hope that you can join us!

Martha Geaney, associate dean, College of Business



2013 Staff/Faculty Luncheon on Thursday, Dec. 12 from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. in MSU Formal Dining Room. Start this buffet meal with tossed greens w/toppings & dressings and a soup du jour with rolls/butter. Then for your entree choose from a stuffed chicken breast, flank steak, vegetable lasagna, roasted red potatoes, green beans w/bacon & parmesan cheese and buttered corn. And of course don't forget the assorted desserts and beverages.


Due to limited space reservations must be made by Friday Dec. 6 by emailing Scott Moyer at The cost is $14.95pp payable on the day of luncheon and you will receive a complimentary $2 off coupon when you purchase a combo meal in The Cub Cafe. You will receive a confirmation email. So come and enjoy a nice relaxing lunch with your friends! I look forward to seeing. you there!

Scott Moyer, Cub Café manager, ARAMARK



Faculty and staff please remind your students that in order to live on-campus for Fall 2014/Spring 2015, they must complete the $75 Housing Application Fee payment online by DECEMBER 13, 2013. This process will be available during the Thanksgiving break. Information has been sent to them via e-mail and is on the Housing and Residence Life Facebook page.

Apryle Carney, associate director, Housing & Residential Services


Monday, November 25, 2013 - Women's Basketball vs. Liberty (Exhibition) - 7:00 p.m. (Keystone Arena) Live Stats
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 - Men's Basketball vs. Philadelphia - 7:00 p.m. (Keystone Arena) Live Stats | Live Audio


Kutztown men's rugby beat Bowling Green 46-11 over the weekend.  The Golden Bears will now face division foe Penn State Dec. 7 in South Carolina for the American Collegiate Rugby Championship.