Daily Brief

August 16, 2021

Walks with Wynnie: A 2016 photo of a a group of people walking dogs with President Hawkinson and his dog, Wynnie. In the background there is a tree changing colors and pine trees along Lytle Lane.

WEATHER

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

High pressure moves off the New England coast allowing a mid-level disturbance to pass through. Mostly cloudy conditions for the day with a chance of showers and thunderstorms by afternoon. Eyes then turn to what Tropical Storm Fred does as the remnants are looking to pass over us around Thursday. High temperature around 80. Winds southeast at 5 mph.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

AFSCME MEMBERSHIP MEETING
Please join us 5 p.m., today, Monday, Aug. 16, 145 Boehm Science Building, for our monthly membership meeting. Please plan to attend and learn more about your local organization.
     Christina Ferris, AFSCME

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. 23.
     Jennifer Weidman, Human Resources

OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR
The KU Registrar’s office is temporarily being directed by Ben Trout, associate registrar. Any questions, concerns or inquiries regarding office operations can be directed to Ben via email at trout@kutztown.edu.
     Dr. Lorin Basden Arnold, Provost

PARKING
Welcome back staff and faculty. Parking enforcement in the A-1 metered lot and the A-7, A-8 lots begin Monday, Aug. 30. Full parking enforcement on campus will begin Sept. 7. Staff and faculty, please park in yellow lined spaces.
All students with early move in should move vehicles to north campus in B-2, B-3, and any A lots as of Aug. 23 to allow first-year students to move in on Saturday, Aug. 28. Beginning Aug. 30, the first day of classes, you must park in the lots assigned by Transportation Services. New incoming students will have the first week to acquire a decal. Please note all students should park in white lined spaces (no restricted spaces).
     Candi Calhoun-Border, Public Safety and Police Services

1866 MINUTE GIVING CHALLENGE: SIGN-UP TODAY
We will come together for 1866 minutes of focused support for all things KU, 7 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 26 through 2:06 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 27. This is your GOLDEN opportunity to join the 1866 Minute Giving Challenge to raise funds for any KU organization, project, program, club or athletic team. Gifts to your specific cause can be made online, over the phone and by mail. The KU Foundation will help you fundraise by providing a giving platform, messaging and guidance throughout the challenge. Have we piqued your interest? Please email annualgiving@kuf.org by Tuesday, Sept. 17 for more information.
     Ben Best, KU Foundation
 
FIRST STEP TO STARTING YOUR BUSINESS
Join us for our interactive webinar designed for people who are thinking about starting a business or who are in the early stages of starting. Our experts consist of a Penn State Legal Clinic lawyer and an SBA Economic Development Specialist who will discuss legal, financing and free resources that are available to you to help make your dream of starting a business a success. Tune in 1 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 24. https://pasbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/28219.
      Zachary Balla, Small Business Development Center

UPCOMING EVENTS

Date

Time

Event

Aug. 16

5 p.m.

AFSME Membership Meeting
145 Boehm Science Center

Aug. 18

2 p.m.

Using QuickBooks Online
Webinar

Aug. 23

8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Standard Administrative Office Hours

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.