Daily Brief

Dec. 6, 2021

Photo of Curlee Raven Holton

VISITING ARTIST LECTURE : CURLEE RAVEN HOLTON
Please join us 12:30 p.m., today, Monday, Dec. 6, in 120 Sharadin Arts Building. Holton is a highly regarded professor, painter and master printmaker who has exhibited his work worldwide. Holton earned his MFA from Kent State University with a concentration in printmaking and BFA from the Cleveland Institute of Fine Arts in drawing and painting. He served as the David M. and Linda Roth Professor of Art at Lafayette College where he taught printmaking and African American art history. Appointed executive director of the David C. Driskell Center for the Study of the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora at University of Maryland, College Park, in 2014. His work can be found in the "Figures and Projections" exhibition in the Miller Gallery.
     Karen Stanford, College of Visual and Performing Arts

WEATHER

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

Showers likely, mainly 3-5 p.m. Cloudy, with a high near 60. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

CLAY CLUB'S HOLIDAY SALE
Clay Club’s Holiday Sale is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 6, Sharadin Arts Building lobby near the Miller Gallery. Support our art students by purchasing handmade works of ceramic art. Find sculptural and functional pieces and many fine gifts for others and for yourself. Contact kuclayclub@gmail.com with questions.
     Gwendolyn Yoppolo, Clay Club

PRESIDENT'S OPEN HOUR
Faculty, staff and students are invited to stop by with President Hawkinson during his open hour 3:30-4:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 6, in 303 Stratton Administration Center. President Hawkinson welcomes your thoughts, concerns and suggestions regarding KU. If you are planning to stop by, please call the Office of the President, ext. 3-4101 to RSVP.
     Office of the President

JOIN US FOR CSC355 DEMO DAY
The Department of Computer Science and Information Technology is proud to announce the fall Senior Seminar Software Engineering Demo Day Tuesday, Dec. 7. Join us live and in person in 218 McFarland Student Union Building. Presentations are 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and poster sessions are 1:30-3:30 p.m. Students worked for two semesters on their projects, including web and mobile apps and a climate monitoring app.
     Donna DeMarco, Computer Science and Information Technology Department

KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY COUNCIL OF TRUSTEES MEETING
The Kutztown University Council of Trustees meet Thursday, Dec. 9, McFarland Student Union Building (MSU).
Committee meetings begin at 1:30 p.m.
- Academic & Student Affairs Committee, 323 MSU
- Finance, Property, and Audit Committee, 322 MSU
- Human Diversity Committee, 325 MSU
- University Relations & Athletics and Advancement Committee, 324 MSU
Plenary Session begin at 3 p.m. in 250 MSU.
Also available by Live Stream via YouTube link https://youtu.be/EcPQd-w2E-w.
     Office of the President

RETIREMENT OF LINDA LANTAFF
The Division of Equity & Compliance thanks Linda Lantaff for her many years of dedicated service to Kutztown University and wishes her the best on her upcoming retirement. Please join us 1-3 p.m. Friday, Dec 10, in 317 Stratton Administration Center to honor Linda.
     Jesus Peña, VP for Equity & Compliance

PAM REINHART RETIREMENT
Pam Reinhart is retiring. Her last official day is Dec 31. She supervised the KU Mailroom since 2005 and became supervisor of both the Mailroom and Storeroom January 2020. She will be greatly missed. A small reception in honor of Pam is scheduled 1-3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 17, in Academic Forum lobby. Please join us to wish Pam well as she embarks on her new adventure and for cupcakes and light refreshments.
     Elizabeth Pflugler, Business Service

UNWRAP A $300 CASH BONUS WITH PSECU THIS HOLIDAY
Open to both current and new members, this limited-time promotion rewards new credit cardholders with $300 when they apply and meet simple promo requirements. As an added perk, the bonus is good for either of PSECU’s Visa offerings, the Classic Card or the Founder’s Rewards Card. Applicants can choose the card that best meets their needs. For more information and to apply, visit  http://go.psecu.com/300bonus before the promotion expires Friday, Dec 31. On behalf of the PSECU office at KU, happy holidays. It is our pleasure to be a part of this campus community.
     Kelly Ann Ryan, PSECU

UPCOMING EVENTS

Date

Time

Event

Dec. 6

10 a.m.

Clay Club’s Holiday Sale
Sharadin Arts Building

Dec. 6

12:30 p.m.

Visiting Artist: Holton
120 Sharadin Arts Building

Dec. 6

3:30 p.m.

President Hawkinson Open Hour
303 Stratton Administration Center

Dec. 7

All Day

CSC335 Demo Day
218 McFarland Student Union Building

Dec. 9

11 a.m.

CET Virtual Book Discussion: “Ungrading”
Zoom Meeting ID: 990 1964 3156 PC: 993550

Dec. 9

1:30 p.m.

Council of Trustees Committee Meetings
322, 323, 324, 325 McFarland Student Union Building

Dec. 9

3 p.m.

Council of Trustees Plenary Session
250 McFarland Student Union Building

Date

Time

Event

Dec. 8

7 p.m.

Men’s Basketball vs. Bowie State
Keystone Arena (Live Stats | Live Video)

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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