Daily Brief

August 8, 2019

STUDY ABROAD SOUTH AFRICA

Back row (l to r): Jordan Lasco (M.Ed., special education), Taylor Eckley (M.Ed., elementary education), Bridgette Brandt (junior, elementary education)
Front row (l to r): Dr. Tabetha Bernstein-Danis (special education), Gabrielle Ellerbee (junior, elementary education), Morgan Baxter (senior, special education), Jensen Ohl (junior, special education), Lauren Kovacs (sophomore, special education)

STUDY ABROAD SOUTH AFRICA
The Kutztown University study abroad South Africa program was recently in Cape Town and enjoyed a safari at Inverdoorn Game Reserve on Saturday, Aug. 3.
     Tabetha Bernstein-Danis, Department of Special Education

WEATHER

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

Partly sunny skies today with a lingering shower or thundershower. Highs in the mid-80s. Calm winds becoming breezy from the west.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

FIRE ALARM SYSTEM
Aug. 9 and 10
I.T. fiber replacement will occur in Honors Hall Friday, Aug. 9, and Saturday, Aug. 10. This work may result in the campus fire alarm system not reporting alarms to Public Safety. Should you become aware of a fire/smoke emergency or alarm in any building during this time, please contact Public Safety immediately and give them the location of the fire/smoke or alarm so that they can respond. Thank you.
     Jeff LaGamba, Environmental Health and Safety

CONSTRUCTION NOTICE
Aug. 12
The 24/7 computer lab in Old Main will reopen Monday, Aug. 12. Please use the north side of the building to gain access to the lab. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Chris Scott at ext. 3-1562 or scott@kutztown.edu.
     Chris Scott, Facilities Project Services Office

SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER NEWS
Are you looking to launch your business idea? Do you want to grow your company? Our Kutztown University Small Business Development Center (KUSBDC) is here on campus to support you with training and no-cost consulting. Sign up for our latest entrepreneur news, resources and events with our enewsletter here. Read our current issue here. Find out more about how we can help you. Contact Carly Simon, client services program manager, at simon@kutztown.edu or at ext. 6-5937.
     Carly Simon, Kutztown Small Business Development Center

WEBSITE TRAINING SESSION FOR STUDENT WORKERS
Do you hire students to assist in website tasks? Perhaps you are looking for a training session, or training refresher for yourself. We have scheduled one session every week in August for these needs. All users must go through training in order to gain access to the CMS. Users can sign up for a session at this link. Without signing up, participants will not have proper permissions in place, and training will not be effective. Please contact Kelly Smith  with any questions.
     Kelly Smith, Marketing and Communications

UPCOMING EVENTS

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FISHER AND HOFFMAN VOTED 2019 KUTZTOWN COACHES OF THE YEAR

FISHER AND HOFFMAN VOTED 2019 KUTZTOWN COACHES OF THE YEAR
Kutztown University wrestling coach Robert Fisher and women’s track and field coach Ray Hoffman have been named the 2019 KU Men's Dr. Dennis Roth, and Women's Dr. Dorothy Moyer Coaches of the Year. Fisher guided the wrestling team to its first-ever team title. It is his third Coach of the Year for wrestling. Hoffman is awarded his first Coach of the Year honor in track and field. Hoffman led the Kutztown women’s indoor track and field team to its first PSAC championship since 2006, earning PSAC and USTFCCCA Atlantic Region Coach of the Year honors in the process.
     C.J. Hemerly, Sports Information

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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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.