Daily Brief

December 17, 2019

Faye Arndt Named Employee of the Month for October 2019

FAYE ARNDT NAMED KU EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH FOR OCTOBER 2019
Congratulations to Faye Arndt on being named the October 2019 Kutztown University Employee of the Month. Faye received nominations from Donna Shade and Mary Dotterer. According to her nominators, “Faye goes above and beyond … is a true leader …is the glue that holds our shift of custodians together.” Read her nominations in their entirety on our News & Media webpage.
     University Relations

WEATHER

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

As our icy wintry storm departs and temperatures warm up, any lingering plain rain will taper by afternoon to a more showery variety. Highs will be in the upper 30s.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

ANNUAL FIRE ALARM TESTING
Annual fire alarm testing will be conducted in the university’s academic and general-purpose buildings during the next several weeks, starting Monday, Dec. 16. This testing is performed to ensure the alarm and mass notification systems are properly functioning. Every effort has been made to schedule this testing around classes, events and other special activities during the daytime hours. Your cooperation is appreciated while we ensure our life safety systems are operating optimally.
     Jeffrey LaGamba, Office of Environmental, Health and Safety

VETERANS SERVICES MODIFIED HOURS

Dec. 18
Due to staff shortage, the Veterans Services Office will be closed Wednesday, Dec. 18. If assistance is needed from our office, please leave a voice message or send an email to our general email address and a staff member will respond the next day, ext. 3-4228 or veterans@kutztown.edu. Thank you.
      T. Brown, Office of Veterans Services

KU CAMPUS STORE FACULTY AND STAFF APPRECIATION
Dec. 16-20
As a special thank you to all KU faculty and staff, save 30% off apparel and gifts and 15% off tech accessories and supplies, Monday, Dec.16 through Friday, Dec. 20. Use coupon code FAC30 for apparel and gift / FAC for tech accessories. https://www.kubstore.com
     KU Campus Store

STEP BY STEP PROCEDURES ON REQUISITION CREATION
Jan. 8
The KU procurement team will hold a step by step training on how to enter a requisition in SAP, 9-11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, in 200 Stratton Administration Center. We will explain what fields need to be filled in, how to locate a KU-linked vendor and what additional information is needed in the text fields. This training will include Aramark ordering, commodities and honorariums. In addition, our AP team will highlight the next steps an invoice will go through in order for the vendor to be paid. To register, please click on the following link: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70A0B4EADA72AA0FF2-step.
     Angela Jackson, Office of Procurement

NON-INSTRUCTIONAL OPEN JOB POSTINGS
These are the non-instructional positions open on campus on our job board at http://employment.kutztown.edu:

Job Number

Job Title

Job Term

Advertise To

2019-0162

NEW - Facilities Technology Specialist

Full Time

12/22/19

2019-0177

NEW - Assistant Director of Hispanic/Latino Recruitment

Full Time

12/31/19

19-20 Asst Coaches

19-20 Assistant Athletic Coaches

Part Time

Continuous

     Office of Human Resources

UPCOMING EVENTS

Dec. 17

1 p.m.

Farewell Reception for Jamie Kardos
317 Stratton Administration Center

Dec. 18

7 p.m.

Season of Light Planetarium Show
100 Grim Science Center, Planetarium

Dec. 25-Jan. 1

All Day

University Closed

Jan. 2

 

Administrative Offices Open

Dec. 20

5:30 p.m..

WBB vs. Slippery Rock
Keystone Arena (Live Stats / Video)

Dec. 20

7:30 p.m..

MBB vs. Slippery Rock
Keystone Arena (Live Stats / Video)

Dec. 21

5:30 p.m.

WBB vs. Edinboro
Keystone Arena (Live Stats / Video)

Dec. 21

7:30 p.m.

MBB vs. Edinboro
Keystone Arena (Live Stats / Video)

FAREWELL RECEPTION FOR JAMIE KARDOS
Dec. 17
The campus community is invited to a farewell reception for Jamie Kardos, Graduate Admissions, 1-2:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 17, in 317 Stratton Administration Center. Kardos is moving on to a new job at Lehigh University. Please stop by to wish her farewell and best wishes.
     Carole Wells, Office of Graduate Studies

MCFARLAND STUDENT UNION WINTER BREAK HOURS
During winter break, the McFarland Student Union will be open Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
     Amanda Garcia, McFarland Student Union

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.