Daily Brief

August 20, 2020

Image of "IT'S GOOD TO BE GOLDEN"  folder held in the arm of a student.

WEATHER

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

Patchy fog before 9 a.m. Sunny with a high near 80. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

FACULTY AND STAFF CONVOCATION AND CELEBRATION
It is with great pleasure that I invite you to join us for the virtual Faculty and Staff Convocation and Celebration on Friday, Aug. 21. The Faculty and Staff Convocation and Celebration will be a chance for us to celebrate all of our achievements and recognize many of our award-winning faculty and staff members. This year you will have the opportunity to view presentations by each member of President’s Cabinet and the Emergency Management Team. I hope you can join me as we embark on the upcoming academic year.
An email with more information and a link to the pre-recorded event will be sent via Announcements Friday morning.
     Kenneth S. Hawkinson, University President

WIESENBERGER FACULTY AWARD
Who will be named the 2020 recipient of the Wiesenberger Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching and join this distinctive list of past recipients? The winner will be announced during the virtual Faculty and Staff Convocation and Celebration Friday, Aug. 21. More information will be sent via Announcements Friday morning.
     Office of the President

2019

Kevin McCloskey

Communication Design

2018

Lisa Frye

Computer Science

2017

Duane Crider

Sport Management/Leisure Studies

2016

Marilyn Stewart

Art Education

2015

Theresa Stahler

Secondary Education

2014

Lorri Engstrom

Sport Management

2013

Randy Schaeffer

Mathematics

2012

Thomas Grant, Sr.

Accounting

2011

Evan Summer

Fine Arts

2010

Alan Back

Philosophy

2009

Will Rapp

Music

2008

Dave Wagaman

Accounting & Finance

2007

Elaine Reed

English

2006

Michael Gabriel

History

2005

Robert Ziegenfus

Geography

2004

Arifeen Daneshyar

Economics

2003

Tom Schantz

Art Education and Crafts

2002

Kathleen Dolgos

Secondary Education

2001

John Loomis

Physical Science

2000

David Peterson

Audio/Visual Communication

1999

James Ogden

Marketing

1998

Allida McKinley

History

1997

Ed Evans

Math and Computer Science

1996

John Landis

Communication Design

1995

Jack Schellenberg

Physical Science

1994

Patrick Duddy

Biological Science


LENDZINSKI NAMED EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH FOR MAY
Congratulations to William Lendzinski, assistant director of Clinical Services, on being named KU Employee of the Month for May 2020. Read William's nomination here.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

UPCOMING EVENTS

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

COVID-19 SIGNAGE – PRINT CENTER
Pre-approved COVID-19 signage for offices, seating, flooring and other areas can now be ordered through our KU Print Center managed by Alphagraphics. Log in to your Alphagraphics account and click on the COVID-19 signage button on the left. Scroll through the signs available and place your order. Don’t have an account? That’s easy. Just contact the Print Center at printcenter@kutztown.edu to set one up.
https://www.kutztown.edu/about-ku/administrative-offices/print-center.html
      Ilene Stroh, KU Print Center

CATERING BOXED-MEAL PROGRAM
Kutztown University Catering is proud to announce a new catering program that provides a collection of individually-boxed meals for breakfast, lunch and snacks that are sure to please all appetites. Each individual box is hand crafted and packaged for convenience and well-being. Please visit us at https://Kutztown.catertrax.com to see our fall 2020 catering options. Contact us at catering@kutztown.edu or ext. 3-4680 to plan your next order.
      Julia Scheffler, Dining Services

FAUST NAMED EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH FOR APRIL 2020
Congratulations to Cheryl Faust, administrative assistant for the College of Education, on being named KU Employee of the Month for April 2020. Read Cheryl's nomination here.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

MOVE-IN SALE | BUY MORE, SAVE MORE
Get all your apparel needs with our Buy More, Save More event:
– $10 off $49
– $20 off $99
– $40 off $199
Sale is in-store and valid on Apparel and Gift only. Sale ends Monday, Aug. 24. https://www.kubstore.com
      Kyle Rex, KU Campus Store

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.