Daily Brief

August 27, 2021

A photo of Dr. Hawkinson (right) awarding Dr. Peter Isaacson (left) KU Employee of the Mont for December 2020.

ISAACSON NAMED KU EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH
Congratulations to Dr. Peter Isaacson, assistant professor, Department of Music, on being named Kutztown University Employee of the Month for December 2020. Isaacson's nomination from student Jacob Smith, can be read online.
     University Relations

WEATHER

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

A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3 p.m. Patchy fog before 9 a.m. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

DRONE PHOTOGRAPHING CLOCK TOWER
Friday, Aug. 27, a drone will be photographing the Old Main Clock Tower.
     University Relations

NOMINATIONS FOR EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH
Now is the time to submit nominations for the August 2021 Employee of the Month!
     Alexis Martin, Human Resources

FACULTY STAFF CONVOCATION AND CELEBRATION
Who will be named the 2021 recipient of the Wiesenberger Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching and join this distinctive list of past recipients? Find out 9 a.m., today, Friday, Aug. 27, in Schaeffer Auditorium. Doors open at 8:45 a.m., and programming will begin at 9 a.m. in Schaeffer Auditorium. Register at https://fs7.formsite.com/kutzuniv/2021FSCC/index.html

Patrick Duddy

Dave Wagaman

Jack Schellenberg

Will Rapp

John Landis

Alan Back

Ed Evans

Evan Summer

Allida McKinley

Thomas Grant, Sr.

James Ogden

Randy Schaeffer

David Peterson

Lorri Engstrom

John Loomis

Theresa Stahler

Kathleen Dolgos

Marilyn Stewart

Tom Schantz

Duane Crider

Arifeen Daneshyar

Lisa Frye

Robert Ziegenfus

Kevin McCloskey

Michael Gabriel

Frank Kumor

Elaine Reed

 


     Office of the President

WALKS WITH WYNNIE
President Kenneth Hawkinson invites you to walk with him, Mrs. Hayes-Hawkinson, and their dog, Wynnie at 5 p.m., Monday, Aug. 30. The walks start at the president's patio and will conclude at the President's House on Kutztown Road for light refreshments. Participants are welcome to bring their dogs. Walks will be canceled in the event of rain.
     Office of the President

WOMEN'S CENTER & LGBTQ+ RESOURCE CENTER OPEN HOUSE
The campus community is invited 4-7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 1, to tour our new location in the Boxwood House, meet our staff and see all we have to offer at our Open House, featuring a live performance by Jack Newsome. https://www.instagram.com/womenscenterku/
     Diane Biehl, Women’s Center & GLBTQ+ Resource Center

UNIVERSITY SENATE MEETING
The next meeting of University Senate is 4 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 2, 103 Academic Forum. The meeting may also be accessed via ZOOM Meeting ID: 932 6677 3253 Passcode: 092021. The agenda can be found on the University Senate website. Minutes and documentation are available in the University Senate D2L and Sept. 2, 2021, SharePoint folder. Please email any Senate representative changes and/or D2L shell access requests to senate@kutztown.edu.
     Steve Lem, University Senate

ROHRBACH LIBRARY FALL 2021 HOURS
Rohrbach Library will operate under the following hours for the Fall Semester:
– Monday through Thursday: 7:30 a.m. to midnight
– Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
– Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
– Sunday: 2 p.m. to midnight
     Jennifer Tanzos, Rohrbach Library

UPCOMING EVENTS

Date

Time

Event

Aug. 27

9 a.m.

Faculty and Staff Convocation and Celebration
Schaeffer Auditorium

Aug. 30

8 a.m.

First Day of Classes

Aug. 30

5 p.m.

Walk with Wynnie
Patio, President’s House

Sept. 1

4-7 p.m.

Women’s Center & LGBTQ+ Resource Center Open House
Boxwood House (new location)

Sept. 2

11 a.m.

Unity Day
Schaeffer Lawn

Sept. 2

4 p.m.

University Senate Meeting
103 Academic Forum | ZOOM Meeting ID: 932 6677 3253

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.