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Oct 17, 2013


The Daily Brief


Kutztown University senior criminal justice major Sarah Detweiler has been selected to present her work at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences 2014 national conference in February. Her paper, "Ethics in Criminal Justice: Issues of Prosecutorial Misconduct," applies criminal justice Utilitarian and Deontology theories to explain misconduct in areas such as plea bargaining, conviction and evidentiary proceedings.  




Volunteers Needed!

The KU Marching Unit will host the US Bands PA Marching Championships on Saturday evening. We still need volunteers to help at the stadium from 9-10:15 p.m.  If you are willing to help, please contact Dan Neuenschwander at Thank You!



The Kutztown University Council of Trustees will hold a regular meeting on Thursday, Oct. 24 at 4 p.m. at the Stratton Administration Building, room 301.

Elsa G. Collins, President's Office



Bursar Office Closure: The Bursar's Office will be closed from 8:15- 9:30 a.m. for team meetings on Oct. 17, Nov. 1, Nov. 8, and every Thursday thereafter for the Fall 2013 term. More Information:

Wendy A. Pursell, University Bursar



This week's MSU Movie Series film is Pacific Rim which will be shown in the MSU Alumni Auditorium on Thursday and Friday at 8 PM and Saturday and Sunday at 2 PM and 8 PM. Admission is free! Check out the MSU movie website for more information.



The Kutztown University Foundation and Alumni Engagement office would like to invite all faculty and staff to join us on Thursday, Oct. 24 at 7:30 p.m. as we host the Rockin' Alumni Showcase in Schaeffer Auditorium.  The Alumni Showcase will feature Rick Vito (formerly of Fleetwood Mac) and the Lucky Devils and Mark Wayne Glasmire '77.  We are offering two complimentary tickets per faculty and staff person.  Please visit the information desk in MSU to pick up your tickets with your valid KU ID.  We are looking forward to seeing everyone at this great event to help re-open Schaeffer Auditorium.  For additional information on the performance or the performers, please visit

Alex Ogeka, director, Alumni Engagement



On Friday, Oct. 18, five Geography majors will be traveling to Buffalo, NY for the annual Association of American Geographers (AAG) conference.  They will be missing classes all day Friday, Oct. 18.  If these students are in your class, please allow them to make up any work that they will be missing. This is a tremendous opportunity for these students to experience professional development in their chosen field. The students are: Troy Croak, Derek Fair, Radigan Lander, Chris Morgan and Joe Ninni.  Thank you.

Dorothy Siravo, secretary, Geography department



Fine Arts Department Visiting Artists Series - Judith Stein, "The Wrong Man At The Right Time:" Dick Bellamy And The Art Of The Sixties." Tuesday, Oct. 22 at 11 a.m. in Sharadin 120.


Please join the Fine Arts Department for a lecture by writer and independent curator Judith Stein. Based on her upcoming biography of New York art dealer Richard Hu Bellamy, The Eye of the Sixties (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2014), Stein will discuss how Bellamy's launched most of the iconic pop, minimal and conceptual artists of his generation, and explain why Bellamy was a unique presence in the burgeoning sixties art market and went from liminal to legendary during his lifetime.


Judith E. Stein is the recipient of a Warhol Foundation/Creative Capital Arts Writers Grant and a Pew Foundation Fellowship in the Arts for literary non-fiction. Her writings have appeared in Art in America, The New York Times Book Review, and numerous museum publications. A former curator at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, she curated I Tell My Heart: The Art of Horace Pippin, (1995), which was shown at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. 

Laurent Odde, assistant professor, Art History



Friday, October 18 - Women's Volleyball vs. California (PA) - 11:30 a.m. (Keystone Arena) Live Stats | Live Audio

Friday, October 18 - Women's Volleyball vs. Seton Hill - 7:30 p.m. (Keystone Arena) Live Stats | Live Audio

Saturday, October 19 - Women's Volleyball vs. Clarion - 10 a.m. (Keystone Arena) Live Stats

Saturday, October 19 - Women's Soccer vs. California (PA) - 1 p.m. (Keystone Field) Live Stats | Live Audio

Saturday, October 19 - Women's Volleyball vs. Indiana (PA) - 6 p.m. (Keystone Arena) Live Stats 



KU Men's Rugby remains locked in at #4 in the nation in this week's USA Rugby rankings.  The Golden Bears take on James Madison this Saturday at 1 p.m. in Kutztown.  Join them for their annual homecoming festivities on the north campus pitch.  Go Golden Bears!