Daily Brief

December 17, 2020

Pictured left to right are Dr. Kenneth S. Hawkinson, university president, Sharon Picus, former interim vice president for Administration and Finance, Jim Ludlow, chair, KU Council of Trustees.

Pictured left to right are Dr. Kenneth S. Hawkinson, university president, Sharon Picus, former interim vice president for Administration and Finance, Jim Ludlow, chair, KU Council of Trustees.

COT, HAWKINSON ISSUE RESOLUTION HONORING PICUS
The Kutztown University Council of Trustees and Dr. Kenneth S. Hawkinson, university president, presented a resolution Thursday, Dec. 10, honoring the career of Ms. Sharon Picus, Kutztown University's former interim vice president for Administration and Finance and the university's chief human resources officer for 22 years, who will retire in January. Read the resolution online.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

WEATHER

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

A slight chance of snow before 10 a.m. Partly sunny, with a high near 29. North wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

HOT OFF THE PRESS – “PAINTER OF THE STARS”
The Heritage Center is pleased to announce the release of "Painter of the Stars: The Life and Work of Milton J. Hill (1887-1972)," Kutztown University Annual Publication Series, Vol. VIII, co-authored by Lee S. Heffner ’69 and Patrick Donmoyer ’09. Explore the colorful work of local barn star artist Milton J. Hill of Virginville, Berks County, who profoundly contributed to the evolution of this classic Pennsylvania Dutch folk art tradition. Be one of the first to pick up your copy before the holidays. Please call the office or email to schedule a time to stop by. http://www.kutztown.edu/pgchc
     Naomi Pauley, The Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage 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

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.