Daily Brief

Dec. 14, 2021

photo of commencement diploma folders

FALL 2021 COMMENCEMENT
More than 475 students will be awarded degrees during KU's fall commencement Dec. 17-18, at O'Pake Fieldhouse. KU's graduate ceremony for master's degree candidates is 5 p.m., Friday, Dec. 17. The undergraduate ceremony is 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 18. Kamar Bennett will serve as the graduate speaker, Jordan A. Metzger will serve as the undergraduate speaker and Dr. Julia L. Hovanec, associate professor of art education, will serve as the faculty speaker. KU will provide live video, photos and more, of its commencement ceremonies. A special thank you to students and professors from Cinema, Television and Media Production for teaming with the Marketing and Communications office to provide live coverage. Read More.
     University Relations

WEATHER

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

High pressure brings another very nice day, very similar to yesterday, with fair skies and highs in the low-50s.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

ONLINE FORMS
New automated forms have been uploaded to the university’s online forms website. Please use and bookmark the following links:
– Purchasing Card Enrollment and Purchasing Card Change Request Forms link
– Wireless Communication Stipend Request Form link
     Matt Assad, Office of the Controller

SOURCEPOINT TRAINING – RECEIVING
The Regional Procurement Office (RPO) training is scheduled 11 a.m., today, Tuesday, Dec. 14 for requisitioners who receive items in SourcePoint. This process will begin on Jan 3. If you are a requisitioner in SourcePoint, you should plan to attend this training. Please click here to register for the training session https://passhe.zoom.us/j/95785521279.
     Tammy Moyer, Financial & Business Services

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
These are the non-instructional positions open on our online job board at http://employment.kutztown.edu (Menu to OOC postings).
     Jeanette Forster, Human Resources

UPCOMING EVENTS

Date

Time

Event

Dec. 15

10 a.m.

COVID-19 Testing
East Gym, Student Recreation Center

Dec. 16

7 p.m.

“Season of Light” Holiday Planetarium Show
Free tickets required
Planetarium, 100 Grim Science Building

Dec. 17

11 a.m.

Brenda McCauley Retirement
Student Recreation Center

Dec. 17

1 p.m.

Pam Reinhart Retirement
Lobby Academic Forum

Dec. 17

5 p.m.

Graduate Commencement
Keystone Fieldhouse

Dec. 18

10 a.m.

Undergraduate Commencement
O’Pake Fieldhouse

Dec. 21

7 p.m.

“Season of Light” Holiday Planetarium Show (Sold Out)
Planetarium, 100 Grim Science Building

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

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.