Daily Brief

April 9, 2020

Spring Arrives on Campus

SPRING ARRIVES ON CAMPUS
We don't want you to miss the stunning spring flower show on campus, so we're bringing those photos to you. Follow KU on Instagram @kutztownu and Facebook at facebook.com/KutztownU to see more blooms and stay connected. #TogetherWeRoar
     Leanne Recla, Marketing

KTV: EPISODE 4
Cinema, Television, and Media Production students in the Field Production and Practicum class continue to produce their weekly show “KTv” even while in quarantine. Take some time to enjoy this half-hour variety show as it continues to evolve during our time 100% online.
The latest episode has just been uploaded to YouTube at https://youtu.be/K5KlstLFkrc.
     Cara Cotellese, Department of Cinema, Television and Media Production

WEATHER

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

Strong approaching cold front and low-pressure bring showers and perhaps a thunderstorm the first half of the day. The tendency will be to dry out as the day progresses but it'll turn very windy with winds gusting near 40 mph. High temperatures around 60 but it'll turn noticeably cooler tonight and tomorrow.

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.
     University Relations

ROHRBACH SERVICES: EBOOKS AND VIDEO
Rohrbach Library has several e-book and streaming video databases that can be accessed off-campus. Please click on the link below to explore all the available options: https://library.kutztown.edu/populardatabases.
     Sylvia Pham, Rohrbach Library

MILITARY AND VETERANS SERVICES
Online Office Hours
Kutztown University Office of Military and Veterans Services continues to be a resource for students; providing services remotely and catering to student needs and safety in this difficult transition. Military and Veterans Services will be hosting online office hours 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Mondays and Fridays. Our graduate assistant will lead one-on-one interaction to answer questions and concerns. bit.ly/VeteranOfficeHours  

Social Hour
Military and Veterans Services will be hosting a social hour to allow military and military affiliated personnel to join together like they do in our center. This will occur 11 a.m. to noon every Wednesday until the end of the semester. Kate Peffley and our graduate assistant will be in attendance for all of these. bit.ly/VeteranSocial
     W. Joseph, College Readiness Programs

UPCOMING EVENTS

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

THIRD CET ZOOM SESSION ABOUT ONLINE TEACHING
April 9
The CET, partnered with the Office of Distance Education, presents our third Zoom session, “Online Teaching: Maintaining (some) Normalcy of Face-to-face Classes in an Online Setting,” presented by Dr. Brian Kronenthal, at 11 a.m., Thursday, April 9. This zoom session can be accessed through the link https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/390059274. Everyone is welcome. Participation certificates will be provided. Take care, stay healthy and be safe.
     Yun (Amy) Lu, Center for the Enhancement of Teaching

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.