Daily Brief

April 22, 2021

Rectangular image: on the left on gold background are the words: Samantha Evans, Research Projects, Nominated by Dr. Kurt Friehauf & Dr. Lauren Levine. The right of the image is maroon background with a headshot of Evans and an image of a silver medallion in the upper right corner.

CHAMBLISS SILVER MEDAL: SAMANTHA EVANS
Samantha Evans is a chemistry and biochemistry major graduating in May from Kutztown, Pa. She is awarded the Chambliss Academic Achievement Award Silver Medal in the category of successfully completed research project. Evans has performed extensive research using KU's scanning electron microscope (SEM). She is touted by her professors for her problem-solving ability throughout the research process. She has proven original hypothesis for beam penetration identified in aluminum and magnesium peaks. Read More.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

Black and white image of author A.S King.

TEEN LIBRARY DAY AND A.S. KING LIVE EVENT
Join us 7 p.m., tonight, Thursday, April 22, to hear author A.S. King talk about her latest book, “Switch.” Use the following link to access the live presentation: https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/95050955591?pwd=Z29iK2c2dU9ObzlxS1dYQjhoTUR3QT09
     Theresa Davidson, Department of EMLT

WEATHER

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

Today will feature a fair amount of sunshine in the morning but some afternoon clouds, caused by instability from the unusual upper atmospheric chill, could be around. Temperatures will be no better than the upper-40s and with strong west winds, it will feel more like the 30s. Welcome back winter! ... Not.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

ICC CAMPUS CLIMATE SURVEY OPEN FORUM
The first Institutional Climate Committee open forum to present a summary, analysis and lead an open discussion of the data from the student, staff and faculty “Culturally Engaging Campus Climates” surveys will be held 11 a.m., today, Thursday, April 22, via Zoom. All are invited. Please see the ICC website to preview our Executive Summary.
     Christopher Weiler, Institutional Climate Committee

MISSED OUR SIDEWALK SALE ON TUESDAY?
Shop 3-7 p.m., today, Thursday, April 22. We have new merchandise. Everything is under $20. Sale is in store only. $5 T-shirts | $2 Decals | $5 Hats | $15 Under Armour and Sweatshirts | Headphones as low as $5 | Planners as low as $1 | Backpacks as low as $15 and much more.
     Kyle Rex, Dixon Marketplace

OUTDOOR CLAY CLUB EXHIBITION AND BOTANY CLUB SALE
Come view ceramics created by current ceramics students and plants for sale in a socially distanced exhibition, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday, April 26, Sharadin Loading Dock 2. Contact kuclayclub@gmail.com for information. https://www.kutztownclayclub.org
     Gwendolyn Yoppolo, Clay Club

COMMUNICATION STUDIES/SMS SENIOR SHOWCASE
The Department of Communication Studies is proud to celebrate the research and graduation of the Class of 2021. Graduating Seniors in COM and SMS will present their Capstone projects in a virtual Senior Showcase 5-7 p.m., Wednesday, April 28. Please contact Diana Ebersole (ebersole@kutztown.edu) for virtual session details. Congratulations seniors.
https://www.kutztown.edu/academics/colleges-and-departments/visual-and-performing-arts/majors-minors-and-certificates/communication-studies.html
     Diana Ebersole, Department of Communication Studies

UPCOMING EVENTS

Date

Time

Event

April 22

11 a.m.

Open Forum: Culturally Engaging Campus Climates Zoom

April 22

11 a.m.

CET: “Financial Education for FYS Courses”
Zoom

April 22

11 a.m.

University Curriculum Committee Meeting
Zoom

April 22

11 a.m.

Philosophy Club Meeting
Zoom

April 22

1 p.m.

Visiting Artist Tip Toland lecture
Zoom

April 22

3 p.m.

Open Discussion on General Education SLO 6
Zoom

April 22

7 p.m.

Author A. S. King
Zoom

April 23

6 p.m.

KU Presents!
Schaeffer Lawn - rear

April 25

3 p.m.

2021 Out of the Darkness Campus Walk
Register

April 26

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Clay Club and Botany Club Outdoor Sale
Sharadin Loading Dock 2

April 26

3 p.m.

ICC Campus Climate Survey Open Forum
Zoom

April 27

11 a.m.

FDI April 2021 Discussion Given by James Jackson
Zoom

April 27

4 p.m.

UGRC Faculty Mentorship Awards Ceremony
101 Academic Forum, Zoom

April 28

5-7 p.m.

COM and SMS Senior Showcase
Virtual, contact ebersole@kutztown.edu

April 28

7:30 p.m.

Arts Hall of Fame Announces Inaugural Class
Zoom

Date

Time

Event

April 23

1 p.m.

SB vs. West Chester (DH)
North Campus Field (Live Stats | Video)

April 24

noon

BB vs. West Chester (DH)
North Campus Field (Live Stats | Video)

SUMMER HOURS
As in past years, KU will initiate summer hours beginning Monday, May 10, the Monday following finals. These hours will remain in effect through Friday, Aug. 20, a week before the start of classes. Summer hours will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., with a 30-minute lunch. Anyone who has a need to maintain the normal winter hours may submit a request through their supervisory line. Approval for such a request will be at the vice-presidential level and should be communicated to Human Resources.
     Jennifer Weidman, Human Resources

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.

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