Daily Brief

August 10, 2020

VIDEO UPDATE FROM EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT TEAM
Watch a brief video updating the progress of Kutztown University’s Emergency Management Team. 

WEATHER

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

High pressure moves offshore but we should see ample sunshine after the morning fog burns off. Warm temperatures return. High temperature in the low 90s. Winds southwest at 5-10 mph.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

STANDARD ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE HOURS
Just a reminder, the university returns to standard administrative office hours, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with an hour lunch, Monday, Aug. 17.
     Sharon Picus, Office of Administration and Finance

SECOND CET SUMMER ZOOM SESSION
Aug. 11
The CET presents our second Summer Zoom Session: “Creating Engaging Content for Asynchronous and Flipped Learning Classrooms,” presented by Dr. Darren Achey, 11 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 11. This zoom session can be accessed through the link https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/390059274. All are welcome and participation certificates will be also be provided. Hope to see you there.
     Yun (Amy) Lu, CET

ROHRBACH LIBRARY REOPENING
Rohrbach Library will be reopening Wednesday, Aug. 19, for students, staff and faculty. Schedule is as follows:
– Wednesday, Aug. 19, through Friday, Aug. 21: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
– Saturday, Aug. 22, and Sunday, Aug. 23: closed.
Normal semester hours resume Monday, Aug. 24:
– Monday through Thursday: 7 a.m. to midnight.
– Friday: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
– Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
– Sunday: 2 p.m. to midnight.
    Jennifer Tanzos, Rohrbach Library

INTERESTED IN LEARNING TO PLAY THE BAGPIPES?
The Kutztown Pipe Band is offering free introductory bagpipe lessons, with in person and online options available during the Fall 2020 Semester. Lessons start in September and are open to everyone: faculty, staff, students and community members. Contact sherrod@kutztown.edu for additional information.
http://faculty.kutztown.edu/sherrod/KPB.aspx
     Laura Sherrod, Department of Physical Sciences/Kutztown Pipe Band

FAQ'S: FALL 2020 REOPENING PLAN
Be sure to review our Reopening Plan (www.kutztown.edu/fall2020) and our FAQ's for the upcoming fall semester. If you have questions, or are asked questions you do not have the answer to, please contact ur@kutztown.edu.
https://www.kutztown.edu/news-and-media/announcements/fall-2020/fall-2020-faqs.html
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

TRANSPORTATION SERVICES
The Office of Transportation Services has relocated to 107 Stratton Administration Center.
If you need a new parking permit, visitor passes or rental car reservation forms:
- Employee parking permits: email a copy of your vehicle’s registration form and driver’s license. We will contact you to arrange a pickup time.
- Visitor passes: email and we will send them to you via campus mail.
- Rental car reservation forms: email how many forms you want and we will send them to you via campus mail. Our office phone number is 484-646-4249 and our email address is parkingpermits@kutztown.edu. https://www.kutztown.edu/parking
     Anne Reel, Office of Transportation Services

EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH
Now is the time to submit your nominations for the July 2020 Employee of the Month.
https://fs7.formsite.com/kutzuniv/EOM/index.html
      Alexis Martin, Office of Human Resources

UPCOMING EVENTS

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

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.