Daily Brief

August 28, 2020

President Hawkinson and Dr. Brian Kronenthal, Kutztown University associate professor of mathematics, pose for picture during the Schellenberg Award for Excellence presentation.

Dr. Brian Kronenthal, associate professor of mathematics, has been awarded the 2020 John P. Schellenberg Award for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at Kutztown University. The award was announced as part of KU's virtual Faculty and Staff Convocation and Celebration Friday, Aug. 21. Read More and Watch Here.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications


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

Hot and humid day in store for Friday. Some morning fog will burn off by mid morning and skies will become partly sunny. Midlevel atmospheric disturbance to pass during the afternoon that could trigger some thunderstorms. Those storms could be severe in nature. High temperature near 90. Winds west at 5-10 mph. Rainfall between 0.1-0.25 inch with higher amounts in storms.


Our annual Unity Day celebration will be a virtual/online event this year 4 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 10. Please save the date and time and join us. Log in information will be sent later. This will be held in conjunction with our virtual events - CommUNITY Link and Student Involvement Fair.
     Jerry Schearer, Office of Inclusion and Outreach

The next meeting of the University Senate will be held 4 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 3, via Zoom, https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/93958826746. The agenda can be found on the University Senate website. Minutes and documentation are available in the University Senate D2L. Please email any senate representative changes and/or D2L shell access requests to senate@kutztown.
     Steve Lem, University Senate


For updates about Rohrbach Library's resources and services this semester, please visit our COVID-19 guide.https://library.kutztown.edu/covid19
     Jourdan Harris, Rohrbach Library


Sept. 3

4 p.m.

University Senate Meeting

Sept. 10

4 p.m.

Unity Day

The Multicultural Center, the Women's Center and LGBTQ+ Resource Center are hosting a Meet and Greet outside the centers 4-7 p.m., Friday, Aug. 28. Visit the inclusion centers to meet our staff and hear about who we are and what we do. We will be set up outside the Old Main, front entrance; outside the LGBTQ+ Resource Center at College Hill Memorial Grove and outside the Multicultural Center entrance. We look forward to meeting you. In the event of rain, the Multicultural Center will move indoors, and the Women’s Center and the LGBTQ+ will move into the Old Main Concourse.
     Diane Biehl, Women's Center and LGBTQ+ Resource Center

In honor of the centennial of women’s suffrage, the Women’s Center is kicking off a collaborative programming series that focuses on the struggles and triumphs of the women’s rights movement yesterday and today. The series will give voice to some of the excellent women who educate and advocate for students at KU. We are pleased to present: “EQUALI-TEA TALK” which will be held on Wednesdays at 3 p.m. via zoom. Meeting ID: 996 9107 0150 – Sept. 2- Celebrating 100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage in the U.S. and United Kingdom with Dr. Maria Sanelli. Visit the Women’s Center social media pages for a look at some of the lesser-known women who were crucial to the fight for the right to vote, who have been highlighted throughout the week.
– Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KUWomensCenter
– Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/womenscenterku/
     Christine Price, Women’s Center and LGBTQ+ Resource Center

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

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.