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Sept 30, 2013


The Daily Brief



Cross-Cultural Communication Speaker, Rev. Dr. Michael Oleska - Hosted by ACEI (Association of Childhood Education International). Culture is "the way you see the world".  Rev. Dr. Michael Oleksa will be visiting Kutztown University on Oct. 15. Dr. Oleska is originally from Allentown, Pennsylvania and has spent the last 30 years in Alaska. He is recognized as an "Elder" by the Alaska Federation of Natives and is a leader in the development of cross-culture education in Alaska.  Dr. Oleska will be speaking on the ways in which cultures influence the way we understand each other. For more information about Rev. Dr. Oleska, go to

Two sessions will be offered in BK 218:
3:30-4:30- Culture? What is Culture? 1) "The way you see the World" 2) The game of life as you understand and play it 3) The Story into which you were Born
5:30-6:30- One-on-One communication: how people of different cultures will predictably mis-communicate and how to deal with the inevitabilities and repercussions of miscommunication.
All are welcome. If you are planning on bringing a class, please RSVP by Oct. 10. For questions contact Dr. Kristen Bazley at  or Dr. Linda McMillan at


The Office of Distance Education now has a Twitter account! For the latest updates on Distance Education at Kutztown, Desire2Learn (D2L), and online learning, follow
 Doug Scott, interim manager, Office of Distance Education  

(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, Oct. 4 at 4:15 p.m. in MSU 322; talk to begin at 4:30 p.m.  Professor Sylvie Dewey, Modern Language Studies, will speak on Making sense of POSTMODERNISM.
Allan Bäck, professor, Philosophy 

The University Senate will meet on Oct. 3 at 4 p.m. in 101 AF.
Deryl Johnson, president, University Senate 


There is still time to participate in the special fall willingness to serve for Kutztown University committees! Fall willingness ends at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 4. Information can be accessed at The form has a description of the committees and a list of current open seats. To log in, you will use your full KU email address and password.  Please be aware that you can only submit this form once.  Spring 2013 committee appointments are reflected on the Senate governance committees website,
Jennifer Schlegel, chair, Committee on Committees 

JOB OPENINGS: The following non-instructional vacancy is available on campus.  This position is open for current employees only.

Posting End Date: 10/4/2013

Internal positions are posted at Please direct any questions and comments to or call x-3-1353.
Human Resources


Wednesday, October 2 - Women's Soccer vs. Bloomsburg - 3 p.m. (Keystone Field) Live Stats | Live Audio
Friday, October 4 - Women's Tennis vs. Mercyhurst - 1 p.m. (Keystone Courts)
Friday, October 4 - Women's Volleyball vs. Lock Haven - 7 p.m. (Keystone Arena) Live Stats | Live Audio
Saturday, October 5 - Women's Golf hosts Kutztown Fall Invitational - All Day (Berkleigh Golf Club)
Saturday, October 5 - Women's Tennis vs. Edinboro - 12 p.m. (Keystone Courts)
Saturday, October 5 - Women's Volleyball vs. Pitt-Johnstown - 1 p.m. (Keystone Arena) Live Stats
Saturday, October 5 - Football vs. Slippery Rock - 1:05 p.m. (University Field) Live Stats | Live Audio | Live Video
Sunday, October 6 - Women's Golf hosts Kutztown Fall Invitational - All Day (Berkleigh Golf Club)