Daily Brief

April 24, 2020

Caroline Bakay, en plain air painting made during quarantine.

KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY PAINTINGS FROM QUARANTINE
Students from the departments of Art, Art Education and Communication Design exhibit paintings made in quarantine from professor Mark Mahosky's Intro to Painting and Painting Studio in a virtual gallery. We invite the KU community to an opening reception happening right now. https://padlet.com/mahosky/ie5yesngu3wcwoab
     Mark Mahosky, Department of Art

Caroline Bakay, en plain air painting made during quarantine.

WEATHER

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

Low pressure coming out of the Ohio River valley will follow a stalled out warm front. Persistent cloud cover for much of the day. Rain and shower activity possible during the day but should taper off by afternoon. High temperature in the mid-50s. Winds northeast at 10-15 mph.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

KU CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION CENTER
The most up-to-date information is at www.kutztown.edu/CoronavirusInfo.
– Administrative offices remain open utilizing email and phone communication.
– Remote online learning continues through summer sessions.
– Answers to frequently asked questions can be found on the Coronavirus Information site.
     Office of University Relations

FMA STUDENT CHAPTER ACHIEVES SUPERIOR STATUS
The KU Financial Management Association Student Chapter has achieved the Superior Chapter designation. Less than 10% of more than 175 FMA student chapters receive this honor each year. To earn the designation, the club completed a set of actions to encourage interaction between finance professionals, students and faculty, assisting in students’ professional, educational and social development. The KU chapter is led by Hanna Templin (BSBA – Finance ‘20) and co-advised by Dr. John Walker and Dr. Keshav Gupta of the College of Business.
     Kim O'Neill, College of Business

UPCOMING EVENTS

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

BROWNING TRANSITIONS FROM STUDENT TO TEACHER IN ATHLETICS REALM

BROWNING TRANSITIONS FROM STUDENT TO TEACHER IN ATHLETICS REALM
Senior Courtney Browning, women's soccer, has exhausted her eligibility on the pitch as a KU student-athlete. She is now focusing on staying in “the beautiful game” in another way. Browning has spent the last four years running drills at practice, weightlifting and preventing opposing players from scoring on Kutztown's goal as a primarily defensive player in games. After the Golden Bears’ 2019 season wrapped up Nov. 9 with a 2-1 victory over West Chester, Browning untied the cleats, hung up the jersey and began thinking about the future and how she could keep the game she loves as a part of her life. Read More.
     CJ Hemerly, Office of Sports Information

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

MBA INFORMATION SESSION FOR GRADUATING KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY STUDENTS
April 24
The College of Business will be hosting a virtual (Zoom) information session for graduating KU students interested in pursuing a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree in fall 2020, at 2 p.m., Friday, April 24. The session will include an overview of the MBA program and the admissions requirements, as well as time for questions and answers. Faculty and staff, please encourage your students to register at https://tinyurl.com/KUMBAInfoSession.
     Kimberly O'Neill, College of Business

VIRTUAL OUT OF THE DARKNESS WALK, 2020

April 26
– What: Virtual Kutztown University Out of the Darkness Walk.
– Who: All KU faculty, staff, students and community members.
– When: 3 p.m., Sunday, April 26. Log in any time from 2:45 to 3 p.m.
– Where: Zoom video conference. Click this link to join the Kutztown Walk Ceremony: https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/96966607846. Zoom can be accessed through your computer or mobile device. If you would like to download the Zoom app, it is available at the App Store and Google Play.
     Patricia Brenner, NAMI KU adviser

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.