Daily Brief

December 16, 2020

Photo of Dr. Anne Zayaitz

COT, HAWKINSON ISSUE RESOLUTION HONORING ZAYAITZ
The Kutztown University Council of Trustees and Dr. Kenneth S. Hawkinson, university president, presented a resolution Thursday, Dec. 10, honoring the career of Dr. Anne Zayaitz, provost and vice president of Academic Affairs, who will retire in January. Read the resolution online.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

WATCH: SECONDARY EDUCATION AT KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY
KU junior Dominique Headen talks about her experience as a secondary education major, with a concentration in social studies, at Kutztown University. See more great content on KU's Instagram page at https://www.instagram.com/kutztownu/. Watch Here.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

WEATHER

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

Coastal low will develop just offshore and move up the eastern seaboard. This system will provide wintry precipitation for most of Pennsylvania. For Kutztown the precipitation should start early afternoon and be mostly snow but some sleet will mix in. Winds will be blustery. High temperature in the low-30s. Winds east at 10-15 mph, gusting to 25 mph. Total snow accumulation 9-12 inches.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

LISA MCSPARRON RETIREMENT
Lisa McSparron is retiring. Although we are sad to see her go, we are very excited for her and this new adventure. In lieu of any type of reception, we would like to invite you to stop by 109 Stratton Administration Center and wish Lisa well. She will be on campus until Monday, Dec. 21. Congratulations Lisa.
     Desiree Reasoner, Office of Residence Life, Housing, and Dining Services

JANUARY 25 BLOOD DRIVE
Faculty, staff, students and the public are needed to kick off our first blood drive of 2021, noon to 7 p.m., Monday, Jan. 25, Student Recreation Center. Enter from the side entrance in lot E-2. Pre-register and share this link: https://donor.giveapint.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/81781.
     Jerry Schearer, Community Outreach Center

UPCOMING EVENTS

Dec. 18

1 p.m.

Dee Hess Retirement Celebration
Zoom Meeting: 988 2630 0392; Passcode: 930151

Dec. 21

5 p.m.

Planets Align on the Winter Solstice
Zoom Meeting: 966 2316 1968; Passcode: STAR

Dec. 21

5 p.m.

AFSCME Local 2234 Monthly Meeting
virtual

Dec. 25-Jan. 3

All Day

UNIVERSITY CLOSED – WINTER HOLIDAY

RETIREMENT CELEBRATION FOR DEE HESS
Dec. 18
Please join us at 1 p.m., Friday, Dec. 18, to celebrate Dee Hess’ retirement. Dee has provided 15 years of service to KU through the Health and Wellness Center. Log in and wish her well. Zoom Meeting ID: 988 2630 0392; Passcode: 930151.
     Erica Stratton, Office of the Dean of Students

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.