Daily Brief

August 2, 2021

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WEATHER

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

High pressure settles in and provides a very pleasant early August day. Mostly sunny skies and cool northwest winds will make for a marvelous day. High temperature in the upper-70s. Winds northwest at 5-10 mph.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

CAMPS AND CONFERENCES: JULY 29–AUG 4
July 26-30 KU Upward Bound
July 28-29 KU Cheer
July 29-Aug. 1 Nike Basketball
August 1-4 KU Jumps Camp (KU Track)
Please make them feel welcome on our campus. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Office of Conference Services at 610-683-1359.
     Office of Conference & Event Services

GRADUATE ASSISTANT/STUDENT PARKING
Please review the information at and refer your graduate assistants and graduate student employees to Transportation Services’ webpage for graduate student parking. Since the Fairgrounds lot will no longer be used for parking, it is important that all students are aware of updated registration procedures and parking assignments. Student parking assignments are available at www.kutztown.edu/parking. Employees should continue to park in yellow-lined spaces across campus.
     Anne Reel, Transportation Services

HOST AN ACTIVITY FOR FAMILIES AT FAMILY DAY
The Family Day Committee is inviting your office or organization to host an activity table at Family Day on Saturday, Sept. 18. Tables will run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Recreation Center basketball gym during the Golden Bear Activity Zone. Organizations must set up their table no later than 9:45 a.m. Sign up at https://engage.kutztown.edu/submitter/form/start/489889.
     Nykolai Blichar, Office of Student Involvement

QUICKBOOKS ONLINE INTRODUCTION
QuickBooks is one of the most popular accounting software programs for small business owners. Do you want to better manage your income and expenses and keep track of the financial health of your business? Join us for a practical understanding of QuickBooks and hands-on practice entering many common transactions. Our webinar covers a basic overview of accounting principles, concepts, and methods, along with QuickBooks features, products, and services. Join us 1 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 3. Register here: https://pasbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/28421.
     Zachary Balla, Small Business Development Center

SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION 101
SEO 101 will introduce attendees to the concept of SEO starting from ground level and building up. Attendees will be introduced to the different types of SEO, their applications, and how to affect each using online tools and services as well as best practices for promoting website content. The webinar will wrap up with a short list of action items entrepreneurs can take to improve their SEO and search rankings ASAP, so that everyone should leave the event with something actionable. Join us 1 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 4. Register here: https://pasbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/28226.
     Zachary Balla, Small Business Development Center

BUSINESS SMART: GET GOING WITH RESOURCES
Do you know what ongoing requirements your business needs? Find out what organizations and resources are available to you in realizing your dream of business ownership. Discover what financing options your business can take advantage of in our last webinar in this three- part SBA series. Learn more 2 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 12. Presented by SBA Economic Development and Lender Relations Specialist Kim Stout. Register here: https://pasbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/28223.
     Zachary Balla, Small Business Development Center

USING QUICKBOOKS ONLINE
The functionality of QuickBooks goes far beyond just bookkeeping. This webinar goes over how to get the most out of QuickBooks Online Reports so that you can gain insight to help you make smart business decisions. Presented by Neil Makadia, an accounting professional and Global Cultiva consultant, bringing more than 15 years of experience to clients who need outsourced accounting solutions. Business owners rely on Neil to provide the top-level analysis and accounting services that allow them to concentrate on growing their businesses. Join us 2 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 18. Register here https://pasbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/28422.
     Zachary Balla, Small Business Development Center

UPCOMING EVENTS

Date

Time

Event

Aug. 3

1 p.m.

SBDC Workshop “QuickBooks”
Webinar

Aug. 4

1 p.m.

SBDC Workshop “SEO 101”
Webinar

Aug. 6

 

Summer II and 10 Sessions End

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.