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Oct 29, 2013


The Daily Brief


243 Kutztown University student-athletes partnered with the Kutztown Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) to clean up Kutztown on Sunday morning.  Student-Athletes walked up and down Main Street, along with nearby crossroads, with their gloves and trash bags in hand, all for the common goal of giving back to the community.  Read the complete story and view photos here.



DSO Information - Tuesday, Oct. 29  in the MSU 324, from 11 - 11:50 a.m.  Come to an open forum with questions about student accommodations or anything you have been meaning to ask about Disability Services and accommodating students with disabilities.

Disability Services Office


A.J. Merlino, a professor of Percussion Studies at Kutztown University, will perform a percussion recital Nov. 4 at 7:30 p.m. in the Little Theatre of Schaeffer Auditorium. Merlino is a 2010 graduate of KU. 



Tune in on Tuesday, Oct. 29 from 2 to 3 p.m. for "Kutztown Live," KUR's campus and community issues talk radio program. This time around, host Mike Regensburger kicks off the show with representative from the Association of Campus Events (ACE) Juan Rosario to discuss upcoming on-campus programming. Later in the show at around 2:35, it's another edition of our weekly "Kutztown Live" feature called "The People Chronicles." "The People Chronicles" is an exciting Berks County project that emphasizes the stories of local individuals. It is the brainchild of Toni Reece, President of the People Academy, and is hosted by local radio personality Jackie Hoffman. In this week's installment, Jackie sits down with Bob Scheidt. Bob has walked across America to teach people about diabetes and now he is beginning the journey of walking across Europe to do the same! This is one inspiring "Kutztown Live" you won't want to miss and it all comes your way Tuesday from 2 to 3 p.m. Tune in! 

Michael Regensburger, manager, KUR



The Department of Modern Language Studies invites you to visit our informative and artistic display celebrating the unique "Día de los muertos/Day of the Dead" holiday!  The display, in the Language Resource Center (in DF 109, but please enter through DF 107), will be available for the next two weeks!  If you have any questions, please contact Dawn Slack, Department of Modern Language Studies at; x3-4739.


The search committee for the Director of Library Services invites faculty, students, and staff to open forums with the candidates for this position.  Please consider joining us, as your feedback is important to the search process.  The candidate's schedules and resumes are available on this website link:

1) Dr. John Eye, October 29, 2013 at 11:15 a.m.; Schaeffer, Little Theater

2) Dr. Mark Winston, October 30, 2013 at 11:15 a.m.; McFarland Student Union, 157

3) Martha Stevenson, November 4 at 11:15 a.m.;  McFarland Student Union, 157

4) Frank Roberts, November 25 at 11:15 a.m.; McFarland Student Union, 157



The KU Philosophy Club will meet next on Thursday, Oct. 31, 11 a.m. in MSU 323.  Jay Winkleman, Philosophy Department, will be speaking on: "Kant get enough of Hume", an interpretation of Kant's response to Hume's problem with induction.

Phoenix Strouse, president and Allan Bäck, advisor, KU Philosophy Club



Noesis [Now merged with Shoptalk ] is an intellectual discussion group open to all members of the Kutztown University community. We typically discuss work in progress or an article of common interest.  If you are interested in receiving a copy of the paper to be discussed or on being on the email list, please contact: Noesis will meet on Friday, Nov. 1 at  4:15 p.m. in the MSU 322; talk to begin at 4:30 p.m.  Professor Mary Rita Weller, Department of Social Work, will speak on:

"Self-Perception of Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities". All are welcome. 

Allan Bäck, professor, Philosophy




Saturday, November 2 - Field Hockey vs. East Stroudsburg - 1 p.m. (University Field) Live Stats

Saturday, November 2 - Women's Soccer vs. Mercyhurst - 1 p.m. (Keystone Field) Live Stats




KU Women's Rugby remained unbeaten Saturday with a 28-5 win over Lock Haven capturing the Mid-Atlantic Rugby Conference (MARC) Northern Division Title.  The Golden Bears will now enter the semi-final round of the MARC Championships taking on either the University of Delaware or East Stroudsburg University this Sunday at 11 a.m.  The game will be played at KU no matter who the opponent.


KU Men's Rugby remained unbeaten as well with a decisive 71-10 win over Wheeling Jesuit.  The men spend the next two weeks on the road before their playoff action begins.