Daily Brief

February 14, 2020

KU Dedicates New Esports Arena Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020

KU DEDICATES NEW ESPORTS ARENA THURSDAY
Kutztown University's esports team has a new home. The university dedicated its Esports Arena in McFarland Student Union Thursday morning with state-of-the-art equipment to serve as the new home of KU's esports team. Learn More.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

WEATHER

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

High pressure builds across the Great Lakes. While it will be a sunny day, a tight pressure gradient will be established bringing us some chilly, albeit dry, air from the north. High temperature near 30. Winds northwest at 13-15 mph.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

AFSCME 2234 MEETING: TIPS FOR IDENTITY THEFT PROTECTION
Feb. 17
Kelly Ann Ryan from PSECU will present a financial education presentation during our meeting 5 p.m., Monday, Feb. 17, 114 Sharadin Arts Building. Please plan to attend and learn about identity theft. Food will be provided.
     Chris Ferris, AFSCME 2234

MCC DIRECTOR CANDIDATE PRESENTATION- CANCELLED
Feb. 18
The Multicultural Center director candidate presentation scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 18, has been cancelled.
     Christine Price, Women's/GLBTQ Resource Center

ESSENTIAL WORKER SNACK BAGS
If you are in receipt of an Essential Snack Bag given out by AFSCME 2234, and would like a refill, please be sure to get your bag returned to one of the executive board members ASAP. We will be replenishing the snacks for the Spring 2020 semester in the coming weeks. We appreciate all that you do.
      Chris Ferris, AFSCME 2234

PSECU SCHOLARSHIPS FOR HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS
If you know a high school senior who is also a PSECU member, they are eligible to apply for one of PSECU's six scholarships, each up to $8,000. Each recipient receives up to $2,000 per year for up to four years, providing scholarship requirements are met. The graduating senior must be attending a two or four-year community college, college or university. Visit psecu.com/scholarships or email Lisa Kennedy at lkennedy@psecu.com for complete information. The deadline to apply is noon, Friday, Feb. 28. This scholarship application process is being offered by PSECU to the entire membership of the credit union. Please feel free to share this information with friends and family.
      Kelly Ann Ryan, PSECU

UPCOMING EVENTS

Feb. 14

7 p.m.

ACT: Mamma Mia!
Schaeffer Auditorium

Feb. 15

5:30 p.m.

KU Sweetheart Dance (Register)
218 McFarland Student Union

Feb. 15

7 p.m.

ACT: Mamma Mia!
Schaeffer Auditorium

Feb. 17

11 a.m.

First Gen Celebration
218 McFarland Student Union

Feb. 17

5 p.m.

AFSCME 2234 Monthly Meeting
114 Sharadin Arts Building

Feb. 19

10 a.m.

COC Miller-Keystone Blood Drive
218 McFarland Student Union

Feb. 21

8:45 a.m.

Admitted Student Class Visitation Day

Feb. 15

1 p.m.

WBB vs. Shepherd (Pink Zone)
Keystone Arena (Live stats | Video)

Feb. 15

3 p.m.

MBB vs. Shepherd (Pink Zone)
Keystone Arena (Live stats | Video)

CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA EMPLOYMENT CONSORTIUM
Feb. 18
Please announce to your students that the Central Pennsylvania Employment Consortium will be hosting a Job and Internship Fair 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 18, at the Radisson Hotel, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. This event is free for Kutztown University students. Employer information is available at: http://www.cpec.info/.
      Jeann Cengeri, Career Development Center

FIRST GEN STUDENT CELEBRATION
Feb. 17
Everyone is welcome to attend the First Gen Student Celebration 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday, Feb. 17, in 218 McFarland Student Union, Nancy Jean Stump Seiger ΚΌ54, Multipurpose Room. Learn valuable stress and anxiety management tools from a meditation expert and enjoy snacks and giveaways. Thirty percent of Kutztown students are first generation students and we celebrate and applaud them for their hard work and dedication. We hope to see you there. https://www.kutztown.edu/about-ku/administrative-offices/orientation/first-gen-at-ku.html
     Lana Gonzalez, First Gen Initiative

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.