Daily Brief

February 17, 2020

Dr. Fred Garman Inducted into COSMA (Commission on Sport Management Accreditation) Hall of Fame

FRED GARMAN INDUCTED INTO COSMA HALL OF FAME
Congratulations to Dr. Frederick Garman, professor emeritus of sport management, on being inducted into the 2020 Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA) Hall of Fame. At this year's COSMA conference held in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Garman was the recipient of the Legacy Award, nominated by Drs. Kim and selected by COSMA board members for his significant contribution in the sport management field. https://www.cosmaweb.org/hall-of-fame.html
     Soojin Kim and Youngjae Kim, Department of Sport Management and Leadership Studies

KU University Professor Elizabeth Quay Exhibits in New York City

KU UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR ELIZABETH QUAY EXHIBITS IN NEW YORK CITY
The work of Elizabeth Quay, assistant professor of textiles and material studies in the Department of Art, appears in the exhibition, “The Gold Standard of Textile and Fiber Art.” The show was organized by Lauren Whitley, a senior curator at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, for the Westbeth Gallery and Textile Study Group of New York. Quay's piece, Ovum (2019), features in the show, which runs until Sunday, Feb. 23, at the Westbeth Gallery in NYC. https://westbeth.org/wordpress/the-textile-study-group-of-ny-presents-the-gold-standard-of-textile-and-fiber-art/
     Daniel Haxall, Department of Art

WEATHER

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

High pressure moves in from the west. Fairly pleasant and tranquil day in store. High temperature in the mid-40s. Winds north at 5-7 mph.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

PAWBUCKS SALE 20% OFF APPAREL AND GIFTS
When the Golden Bears score, you score. Save 20% off apparel and gifts, today only. https://www.kubstore.com
     KU Campus Store

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 the Nancy Jean Stump Seiger ΚΌ54 Multipurpose Room, 218 McFarland Student Union. 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

AFSCME 2234 MEETING: TIPS FOR IDENTITY THEFT PROTECTION

Feb. 17
Kelly Ann Ryan from PSECU will give a financial education presentation during our meeting 5 p.m., Monday, Feb. 17, in 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 CANCELED
Feb. 18
The Multicultural Center director candidate presentation that was scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 18, has been canceled.
     Christine Price, Women's/GLBTQ Resource Center

DSO SESSION FOR FACULTY ON ACCOMMODATING STUDENTS
Feb. 19
Join the Office of Disability Services, 3 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 19, in 101 Academic Forum Lecture Hall. Refresh your knowledge about the student-accommodation process and discuss implementation of specific accommodations including flexibility with attendance and assignment deadlines. Universal design and accessibility of classroom/instructional materials will also be discussed. Time will be allotted for questions and participants will have an opportunity to share their experiences and best practices.
      Linda Feinour, Office of Disability Services

MANDATORY FIELD TRIP FOR ART HISTORY STUDENTS
Feb. 19
On Wednesday, Feb. 19, students in the following courses have a mandatory field trip to the Metropolitan Museum in New York. The courses are ARH 334: American Art; ARH 380, Art History Seminar and ARH 385: Selected Topics - Illuminating Manuscripts. Please allow them to make up any missed work. Thank you for your support.
     Lisa Norris, Pierette Kulpa and Tim Betz, Department of Art

UPCOMING EVENTS

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. 19

3 p.m.

DSO Session: Accommodating Students
101 Academic Forum

Feb. 21

8:45 a.m.

Admitted Student Class Visitation Day

Feb. 19

5:30 p.m.

WBB vs. West Chester (Golden Bear Honors)
Keystone Arena (Live Stats / Video)

Feb. 19

7:30 p.m.

MBB vs. West Chester (Dean’s List)
Keystone Arena (Live Stats / Video)

Feb. 21

TBD

MTRACK vs. Last Chance Qualifier
O’Pake Fieldhouse

Feb. 21

TBD

WTRACK vs. Last Chance Qualifier
O’Pake Fieldhouse

LEGAL ISSUES AFFECTING SENIOR CITIZENS EVENT
March 19
Please join us for “Caregivers of the Elderly: Legal Issues Affecting Senior Citizens,” 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Thursday, March 19, in 250 McFarland Student Union. Robert Kreitz, Esq., an elder care attorney, will be speaking about eldercare and related legal issues. Sponsored by the Kutztown University Commission on the Status of Women. Please RSVP to Pytleski@kutztown.edu, imschwei@kutztown.edu, or melchionne@kutztown.edu.
     Patricia Pytleski, KU Commission on the Status of Women

WIESENBERGER FACULTY AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING
You are invited to nominate a candidate for the 2020 Arthur and Isabel Wiesenberger Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching. Current full-time tenured faculty are eligible. Nomination deadline is April 1. This award is presented annually to a faculty member who has served Kutztown University in a manner that sets them apart from colleagues. The recipient receives $2,500 and a plaque which will be presented by President Hawkinson on the first day of the fall semester. Please complete and return the form to Erin Gautier in the Foundation office, or by email to gautier@kuf.org. If you have any questions regarding the award or the nomination process, please contact me at ext. 3-4110. https://www.kuf.org/alumni/wiesenberger-faculty-award
     Mary Neuenschwander, Office of Alumni Relations, KU Foundation

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

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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