Daily Brief

August 9, 2021

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MUSIC BUSINESS RECEIVES NATIONAL ACCREDITATION
Kutztown University's music business concentration, within the undergraduate music degree program, received accreditation approval from the National Association of Schools of Music. Designed for students interested in working behind the scenes in the music or entertainment industry, KU's Bachelor of Arts in music with a track in music business builds necessary skills for students with or without traditional music backgrounds who want to be successful in the music entertainment industry. Read More.
     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 5 p.m. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

AUGUST PARENTS AND FAMILY BULLETIN
This month’s edition of the KU Parents and Family Bulletin has been sent to registered subscribers and can be found online: https://www.kutztown.edu/news-and-media/ku-media/parents-and-family-bulletin/august-2021.html.
     University Relations

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

PARKING
Welcome back students, staff and faculty. 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). Staff and faculty, please park in yellow lines. 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.
     Candi Calhoun-Border, Public Safety and Police Services

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

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

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.

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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.