Daily Brief

August 23, 2021

Photo of President Hawkinson with the football team during practice Friday, Aug. 20.

FALL SPORTS RETURN TO KU
President Hawkinson visited football practice Friday morning, one of KU's many fall teams that have returned to practice and will return to competition this fall for the first time since 2019. Schedules can be found at www.kubears.com.
     University Relations

WEATHER

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

Remnants of Henri will be absorbed into an upper low. Still, plenty of moisture for showers and storms. High temperature in the mid-eighties. Winds west at 10 mph. Rainfall between one-tenth and a quarter inch with higher amounts where storms occur.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

STANDARD ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE HOURS
Just a reminder, the university returns to standard administrative office hours today, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with an hour lunch.
     Jennifer Weidman, Human Resources

FACULTY STAFF CONVOCATION AND CELEBRATION
Please join us Friday, Aug. 27 for the Faculty and Staff Convocation and Celebration at Schaeffer Auditorium. Dr. Hawkinson and Cabinet members will provide university updates and information on the Strategic Plan. Programming will begin at 9 a.m. in Schaeffer Auditorium (doors open at 8:45 am). Kutztown University Marching Unit will be performing in front of Schaeffer from 8:15-8:45 a.m. Click on the link below for the online registration.
https://fs7.formsite.com/kutzuniv/2021FSCC/index.html
     Amy Ridenour, Office of the President

FALL ORIENTATION EVENTS
Please join us in welcoming incoming freshmen and their families for the final fall orientation on Monday, Aug. 23. The final fall transfer orientation will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 24.
     Lisa Grabowski, New Student Orientation

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

PSECU WELCOMES NEW FACULTY AND STAFF
As another academic year begins, PSECU welcomes new faculty and staff members of Kutztown University. As an employee of Kutztown University, you’re eligible for membership with PSECU - Pennsylvania's largest credit union. PSECU is a not-for-profit, digital-first credit union offering low or no-cost banking services. It’s free to join PSECU and accounts are easily accessible on campus and anywhere you travel. You’ll get free checking, cash rewards for card usage, competitive loan rates and more. New members can get $250 when joining and meeting promotional requirements. Promotional rules available at psecu.com/promo. Use promo code 250OFFER. Please email PSECU campus manager, Kelly Ann Ryan, at kryan@psecu.com with questions.
     Kelly Ann Ryan, PSECU

UPCOMING EVENTS

Date

Time

Event

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

Aug. 27

9 a.m.

Faculty and Staff Convocation and Celebration
Schaeffer Auditorium

Aug. 30

8 a.m.

First Day of Classes

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.