Daily Brief

December 18, 2020

Morgan Staley stands for photo in operating room dressed in standard surgical attire and additional PPE face shield and respiratory mask.

KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY IS PROUD OF ALUMNA MORGAN STALEY
Staley graduated in 2018 with a degree in biochemistry and was a member of the nationally-ranked women's soccer team that reached the NCAA final four in 2016. She is a registered nurse at the University of Maryland Medical Center in the Cardiac Surgery ICU.
     C.J. Hemerly, University Relations

Image is selfie of Bekah and Jacey.

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT
Check out a story about two Kutztown University honors students that became best friends by quarantining together. https://www.kutztown.edu/news-and-media/bekah-and-jacey.html
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

WEATHER

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

Partly sunny, with a high near 31. Light north wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH
Now is the time to submit nominations for the December 2020 Employee of the Month.  https://fs7.formsite.com/kutzuniv/EOM/index.html
     Alexis Martin, Human Resources

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

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

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.