April 18, 2023
Schlegel Selected as 2023 Circle of Excellence, Women of Influence Awards Recipient
Kutztown University’s Dr. Jennifer Schlegel, associate professor of anthropology, has been selected by Lehigh Valley Business as a 2023 Women of Influence and Circle of Excellence honoree. Women of Influence Awards honor high-achieving women for their career accomplishments. The honorees are selected based on their professional experience, community involvement and a commitment to mentoring. Circle of Excellence honorees are women of longstanding, notable success in the community who are leading the way for other women. To be eligible for the awards, the winners must live or work in the Greater Lehigh Valley region.
KU Alum Visits Pa. German Cultural Heritage Center
KU alumnus and proud Pa. German Charles Orem, class of 1959, visited the Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center, where he received a personalized tour from director Patrick Donmoyer. He and his wife Sylvia both "grew up Dutch" in South Allentown. Modern Language Studies professor Lynn M. Kutch is Orem's daughter. Photo left to right: Sylvia Orem, Chris Orem, Charles Orem, Lynn M. Kutch, Patrick Donmoyer.
Lynn Kutch, Department of Modern Language Studies
Partly cloudy conditions today behind yesterday’s infiltration of cool air. It’ll be even cooler today coming it at only about 53 degrees for a high. A very brief, instability sprinkle cannot be ruled out, but the majority of the day will feature fair skies and dry conditions. A stiff breeze from the west will gust past 20 mph at times.
Road Closure South Campus Drive
South Campus Drive between Deatrick and Beck Halls will be closed 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 19 for repairs. Thank you for your cooperation.
Kyle Mills, Facilities Maintenance
Broadway and TV Star Laura Benanti Closes KU Presents! Season
Tony award-winner and five-time Tony award nominee Laura Benanti is a highly celebrated stage and screen actress. Her TV and film roles include "Gossip Girl", "Younger", "Worth", "Tick-Tick…Boom!" and many guest appearances. In 2019, Benanti made a triumphant return to Broadway as Eliza Doolittle in Lincoln Center's acclaimed production of "My Fair Lady". Since making her Broadway debut at the young age of 18 as Maria in "The Sound of Music" opposite Richard Chamberlain, Benanti has wowed audiences in numerous musicals and plays. Her performance 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, Schaeffer Auditorium will feature songs from Broadway, jazz-influenced torch songs and comedic takes on beloved favorites with a liberal dose of her charming wit and humor.
Tickets: $48, $43 for seniors and students. KU faculty and staff: $43; KU students: $10. KU faculty, staff and students access discounted tickets by using their MyKU Login
Lunchtime Concert at Center for Mallet Percussion Research
The Center for Mallet Percussion Research, the university’s newly constructed building on north campus adjacent to Alumni Plaza, will host a welcome event for the campus and local community at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 20. Guests can enjoy a brief concert, tour the museum and concert space and meet Dr. Matthew Coley, executive director and curator for the Center for Mallet Percussion Research. Special guests include Matt Holm, director of the Kent State University Percussion Ensemble, and composer Bjorn Berkhout.
Matthew Coley, Center for Mallet Percussion Research
Fitness Clinic, Competition and Art Walk at Keith Haring Fitness Court
Kutztown University sport management students and faculty are leading the charge to provide the campus and local communities exercise clinics and competitions 11 a.m. Thursday, May 4, Keith Haring Fitness Court. Community members are welcome to attend the open fitness clinic 11 a.m. to noon, a competition of local organizations noon to 1 p.m., followed by an art walk celebrating Haring’s work, led by the Kutztown Community Partnership.
GEAC Rating Day Professional Development Event
We invite faculty to join us for Spring 2023 Rating Day. All norming and rating for general education C1 and C2 work products this semester will occur during this dedicated workshop time. In addition to completing the rating of student work, we have several other outcomes of the day, including:
- Evaluate our newly updated analytic rubrics. These revisions are the result of continued conversations from faculty instructors.
- Promoting a more collaborative process with our colleagues across the university.
- The in-person and synchronous nature of the day allows for faculty to discuss challenging ratings with one another, and faculty with less expertise in a specific area can engage in conversation with faculty with more experience in the specific content area.
- A way to encourage conversation about teaching and assessment with colleagues from across the university.
- Free coffee and lunch.
The event will be held 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, May 23, 223 MSU. Please register by April 21.
Bethany French, General Education Assessment Committee
These are the non-instructional positions open on our online job board at https://employment.kutztown.edu (Menu to OOC postings):
|Job Number||Job Title||Job Term||Advertise To|
|NEW-Academic Department Secretary- Cinema, Television and Media Production (internal)||Full Time||4/21/23|
|2023-0055||NEW- Key & Lock/Card Access Specialist||Full Time||4/30/23|
|2023-0058||NEW-Production Coordinator-10m||Full Time||4/30/23|
|2023-0067||NEW-Executive Assistant to the
Chief Information Officer
|2023-0057||NEW-Assistant Director of Disability Services-Special Programs||Full Time||4/26/23|
|2023-0062||NEW-Assistant Director of Admissions||Full Time||4/26/23|
|2022-0157||Patrol Officer||Full Time||Continuous|
|2022-23 Assistant Athletic Coaches||Part Time||6/30/23|
|2022-23 Custodial Worker 1 Pool||Full Time||6/30/23|
|2023-0051||Vector Control Specialist||Full Time||Continuous|
|2023-0053||Labor Relations & Classification Manager||Full Time||Continuous|
|2022-23 Clerical Assistant Pool||Full Time||6/30/23|
|OOC 23-04||Legal Fellow||Full Time||4/19/23|
|April 18||11 a.m.||Tuesday Tea Party
Formal Dining Room McFarland Student Union
|April 19||1 p.m.||Open Hour with Provost
Old Main Concourse
|April 19||7:30 p.m.||KU Presents! Laura Benanti
|April 20||11 a.m.||Employee Planetarium Matinee Show
Grim Science Building
|April 20||11 a.m.||Elder Care Workshop
260 Boehm Science Center
|April 20||11 a.m.||Lunchtime Concert
Center for Mallet Percussion Research
|April 21||9 a.m.||Big Art Day
120 Sharadin Arts Building
|April 21||4 p.m.||UGRC Faculty Awards
13G Schaeffer Auditorium
|April 23||3 p.m.||Out of the Darkness Walk
|April 18||4 p.m.||Women’s Tennis vs. Lock Haven
|April 19||3 p.m.||Women’s Lacrosse vs. Bloomsburg
Keystone Field (Live Stats | Video)
|April 21||1 p.m.||Softball vs. Bloomsburg (DH)
North Campus Field (Live Stats | Video)
|April 22||12 p.m.||Baseball vs. Shippensburg
North Campus Field (Live Stats | Video)
|April 22||1 p.m.||Softball vs. Mansfield (DH)
North Campus Field (Live Stats | Video)
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.
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 email@example.com 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.