Daily Brief

December 10, 2020

KU ANNOUNCES 2021 ATHLETICS HALL OF FAME CLASS
Seven decorated former student-athletes have been nominated for induction into the Kutztown University Athletics Hall of Fame, making up its 42nd annual class. Joining 226 former student athletes, coaches and contributors honored since 1977 will be Golden Bear greats: Justine (Baer) Reading ʼ02 (field hockey), Chelsea (Deeter) Lovelace ʼ11 (women’s soccer), Bobby Eberhart ʼ05 (men’s basketball), Darin Gorski ʼ18 (baseball), Ziad Haddad ʼ18 (wrestling), Kayla Jones ʼ12 (women’s bowling) and Charles Young ’66 (men’s basketball/men’s tennis). To learn more about the class, read the full release here.
https://www.KUBears.com
     Matt Heffelfinger, Office of Sports Information



Gold background with outline of Old Main Clock Tower on the left, with image of Moira Conway, Ph.D. cropped in circle,  in the foreground. On the right, a graphic of star pattern with image of Julivette Torres, cropped in a circle in the foreground.

THE COLLAGE NEWSLETTER
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences announces the publication of its latest issue of “The Collage.” The December 2020 issue features Moira Conway, Ph.D., assistant professor of geography and Julivette Torres, a junior history major.
https://www.kutztown.edu/academics/colleges-and-departments/liberal-arts-and-sciences/the-collage-newsletter.html
     College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

WEATHER

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

High pressure returns us to fair skies and breezy with highs around 47. 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY COUNCIL OF TRUSTEES MEETING
Dec. 10
The Kutztown University Council of Trustees will meet remotely Thursday, Dec. 10. There will be no physical location for the meeting as a safety precaution given the current COVID-19 crisis and current social-distancing guidelines.
- An Executive Session will be held at 11:30 a.m.
- Committee Meetings will begin at 1:30 p.m.
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 919 7907 3829
Passcode: 071394
Dial: 646-876-9923
- Plenary Session will begin at 3 p.m.
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 980 6714 1149
Passcode: 198684
Dial: 646-876-9923
     Office of the President

RACE, CLASS AND CAMPUS CLIMATE WEBINAR
Dec. 10
The Chronicle of Higher Education is hosting the webinar “Race, Class, and Campus Climate,” at noon, Thursday, Dec. 10. The discussion will focus on how college campuses are creating diverse and inclusive environments that foster a sense of belonging. For more information and to register for this free event, click here.
      Jerry Schearer, Office of the Assistant Vice President and Dean of Students

40% OFF COATS AND OUTERWEAR
Day 10 of 12 Days of Deals; shop in-store and online.
     KU Campus Store

FINAL EPISODES OF KTV FOR 2020
Take a few minutes out of your busy schedule to relax and enjoy “Ktv,” a biweekly show produced by students in the Department of Cinema, Television and Media Production. The show features comedy, cooking, food reviews, arts and crafts and ideas for binging during this crazy time. Visit our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/ktvkutztown for the last three episodes of the semester. Happy Holidays.
     Cara Cotellese, Department of Cinema, Television and Media Production

HOLIDAY FOOD BOX
Thank you to those who have contributed Holiday Food Boxes for Friend, Inc. If you are still working on your box, fret not - we can still use it. Please bring food boxes to the Community Outreach Center, 281 McFarland Student Union, by Wednesday, Dec. 16. If you need a box picked up, please contact me at ext. 3-4923 or schearer@kutztown.edu. On behalf of Friend, Inc. and the KU Community Outreach Center, thank you again to the KU Community for your generosity of spirit during this holiday time. Click here for the list of foods for the Holiday Box.
     Jerry Schearer, Community Outreach Center
 
CALL FOR PROPOSALS: GENDER AND SEXUAL MINORITIES CONFERENCE
We cordially invite undergraduates, graduates, faculty, staff, activists and independent scholars to prepare presentations for the “4th Annual Gender and Sexual Minorities Conference – Activism: Lead, Give, Build, Teach, Question, Initiate, Advocate,” hosted virtually Friday, Feb. 12, 2021. Please use the following link to submit a program proposal by 5 p.m., Friday, Jan. 29: https://engage.kutztown.edu/submitter/form/start/409051.
     Diane Biehl, LGBTQ+ Resource Center

CALL FOR PRESENTERS: KU INSPIRES
The submission form is now open for “KU Inspires: A Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Creativity.” The event is planned for Wednesday, Apr. 21, 2021, with virtual and in-person presentations. We welcome proposals for papers, posters, artwork, digital projects, performances and short films. Click here for the proposal form.
     Lynn M. Kutch, Undergraduate Research and Creativity

UPCOMING EVENTS

Dec. 7-12

 

Finals Week
Virtual

Dec. 10

noon

Miller-Keystone Blood Drive
Click here to preregister

Dec. 10

1:30 p.m.

Council of Trustees Committee Meetings
https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/91979073829

Dec. 10

3 p.m.

Council of Trustees Plenary Session
https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/98067141149

Dec. 12

9 a.m.

Virtual Commencement Ceremony
https://www.kutztown.edu/virtualcommencement

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.