Daily Brief

April 14, 2020

More KU Jazz and Commercial Studies Music

MORE KU JAZZ AND COMMERCIAL STUDIES MUSIC
This week’s selection is a performance by Jazz Ensemble I with a piece from their new CD, due out soon. This is an arrangement of the classic “Someday My Prince Will Come,” by Chris Walden. Bobby Rutherford is on piano. Just click on the link. https://www.dropbox.com/s/1ygmi371phh3gkl/Someday%20My%20Prince%20Will%20Come.wav?dl=0
     Kevin Kjos, Department of Music

WEATHER

Weather forecasts are provided by KU's Dr. Michael Davis and "Monsoon Mike" Regensburger

Partly sunny in the morning. Becoming mostly cloudy in the afternoon as a weak low-pressure rides along yesterday's cold front to our south. Some showers are possible tonight. Highs in the mid-50s. Light northwest winds.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

KU CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION CENTER
The most up-to-date information is at www.kutztown.edu/CoronavirusInfo.
– Administrative offices will remain open utilizing phone and email communication.
– The university will move to online instruction for the rest of the spring semester.
– Frequently Asked Questions are at the bottom of the Corona Virus Information site.
     Office of University Relations

VIRTUAL COFFEE BREAK
Join the Office of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs at 9:30 a.m., every Friday through May 29, for a half-hour coffee break. This is our time to connect, inspire and support one another. Make it when you can and we look forward to seeing you.
https://bit.ly/EMSAcoffeebreak
      Erica Stratton, Office of the Dean of Students

KU PRINT CENTER
The KU Print Center is here to help your virtual meetings and classes be more engaging and interactive. We can print important materials and resources and mail them directly to the participants’ homes. Why not include something like an enter to win coupon for some KU swag in each mailing to keep participants engaged during the virtual meeting. It is a great way to keep the Golden Bear pride while having to communicate remotely.
https://www.kutztown.edu/about-ku/administrative-offices/print-center.html
     Ilene Stroh, KU Print Center

NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION VIRTUAL HOURS - CORRECTION
The Office of New Student Orientation will hold virtual office hours 11 a.m. to noon and 3-4 p.m., on Tuesdays and Thursdays until further notice. bit.ly/KUStudentOrientation.
     W. Joseph, College Readiness Programs

UPCOMING EVENTS

There are no face-to-face events planned at this time.

ANDREW HEALEY EDD DISSERTATION DEFENSE
April 14
The College of Education announces Andrew Healey is defending his dissertation,
“Community-based Learning: Face-to-Face Tandem Language Exchanges as a Complementary Course Component for Acquisition of Spanish,” noon, Tuesday, April 14, via Zoom at the following link: https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/429224077.
     Patricia Walsh Coates, College of Education

KINDNESS DURING KUARANTINE
Hi Golden Bear family. Welcome to Kindness During KUarantine, a positive space created in an effort to distract or uplift us during quarantine, despite the outside stresses and uncertainties we may be facing. This is a space for members of our Golden Bear community to connect and spread joy in the midst of quarantine. Feel free to share images, recipes, poems, crafts or anything else that you have been enjoying during this time at home. Please refrain from COVID-19 related posts. Stay safe and stay golden.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of University Relations

HEALTH AND WELLNESS SERVICES
The Health Center nursing staff is working on campus during the COVID-19 pandemic. Students can reach out to a nurse for any medical questions or concerns at 610-683-4082,
8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. The Counseling Center psychologists continue to work remotely. They are available for any mental health questions or concerns. Students can reach out to them by phone at 610-683-4072. Please leave a message and someone will get back to you during their hours of operation, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Helpful resources are available on our website as well as self-care tips to help navigate through this pandemic at www.kutztown.edu/healthandwellness.
     Dolores Hess, Office of Health and Wellness Services

FIRST GEN AT KU
As we reach the fourth week of online classes, students may be missing face-to-face interactions with their classmates. Encourage and remind them that they can still have a virtual study buddy from class, form Zoom study group sessions, and keep in contact through discussion posts on D2L.
     Lana Gonzalez, First Gen Initiative

KU FOUNDATION HOSTS KU CARES WEEK
Sponsored by the Kutztown University Foundation, KU Cares is a week of virtual engagement that celebrates our campus community, culminating in a Day of Inspiration. Watch it all unfold on social media, April 13-17. https://www.kuf.org/giving/ku-cares-week/2020/ku-cares-home
     Jillian Lovejoy, KU Foundation

ACCOMMODATIONS

Persons with a disability, and who require accommodation, should notify the Disability Services Office two weeks prior to the event at 610-683-4108 or email DSO@kutztown.edu, TDD number: 610-683-4499, in order to discuss accommodations. Every effort will be made to provide reasonable accommodations. Please note: Kutztown University does not provide wheelchairs or other mobility devices.

Notify the university of an accessibility concern

Non-discrimination Statement

Kutztown University does not discriminate in employment or educational opportunities on the basis of sex, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status. To discuss a complaint of discrimination, please contact the University’s Title IX Coordinator located in the Office of Social Equity, Old Main A-Wing, Room 02, by phone at 610-683-4700 or by email at pena@kutztown.edu or the Office for Civil Rights located in the Lyndon Baines Johnson Department of Education Bldg., 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20202-1100, by phone at 800-421-3481 (TDD: 800-877-8339), by fax at 202-453-6012, or by email at OCR@ed.gov.