Daily Brief

August 18, 2021

Photo of Dr. Hawkinson and Nancy Snyder, Employee of the Month for February 2021.

SNYDER NAMED EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH
Congratulations to Nancy Snyder, custodial worker, on being named Kutztown University Employee of the Month for February 2021. Snyder's nomination from Carissa Pokorny-Golden, associate dean, College of Education, can be read online.

WEATHER

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

Flash Flood Watch goes into effect starting at 2 p.m. Remnants of Fred will impact our area. Periods of heavy rain, possible thunderstorms, perhaps a rogue tornado during the day. High pressure to our east will keep the bulk of the rain over central Pennsylvania. High temperature in the low-80s. Winds southeast at 5-10 mph. Rainfall between 0.50-0.75" with localized higher amounts, possibly as much as five inches in some areas.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

KU ESPORTS AND FACULTY DEMOS AT THE 2021 STEAMFEST
– The KU Esports Team - Ryan Bausch, Connor Ellis, Mark Fredericksen, Richard Garofolo, Christian Krajcik and Joseph Nolan - will be scrimmaging against the Steam Dragons 3-5 p.m., Aug. 21; panel discussions 2-2:45 p.m., Aug. 22; and final match 3-4 p.m., Aug. 22.
– Thiep Pham, Department of Computer Science & Information faculty member and Esports advisor, will demo the Microsoft HoloLens 2, the latest augmented reality (AR) technology, 1-1:45 p.m., Aug. 21.
– Donna DeMarco, Department of Computer Science & Information faculty member, will present today’s changing careers and STEAM education 4-4:45 p.m., Aug. 21.
For additional information: https://www.pasteamfest.com/.
     Thiep Pham, Department of Computer Science and Information Technology

UPCOMING EVENTS

Date

Time

Event

Aug. 18

2 p.m.

Using QuickBooks Online
Webinar

Aug. 23

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

Standard Administrative Office Hours

Aug. 24

1 p.m.

SBDC Workshop: “First Steps to Starting Your …”
Webinar

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.