Daily Brief

February 18, 2020

KUDOS: CAREER DEVELOPMENT CENTER
KUDOS, Kutztown University's Dedication to Outstanding Service, focuses on university administrative offices and academic departments and the individuals within them, giving the campus community a look inside the working areas on campus. This week, we sat down with the Career Development Center to get an inside look at the dedicated individuals who engage with the local community to help students make important decisions about future career paths and prepare them for searching and applying for jobs. Read More and Watch.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

WEATHER

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

Low pressure brings a rainy day after our nice dry stretch. Sorry. But it’s a short-lived spell of dampness. Tomorrow will be much improved. As for today, overcast skies with periods of rain. Highs in the mid-40s.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

EMS REFRESHER TRAINING CLASS
Feb. 19 and 20
The Office of Conference and Event Services is offering two refresher sessions on how to use the University Reservation System, EMS. The first one will be 1 p.m., Wednesday Feb. 19, in 200 Stratton Administration Center. The second session will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, in 200 Stratton Administration Center. Please call Brenda McCauley, ext. 3-4066, or email conferenceservices@kutztown.edu to secure your spot for one of the sessions.
     Jason Garcia, Office of Conference and Event Services

SCIENCE OLYMPIAD NEEDS VOLUNTEERS

Volunteers are needed to help Kutztown University host the CE Regional Science Olympiad Wednesday, March 11, (snow date March 12). More than 400 students will compete in 26 events based in disciplines such as biology, earth science, chemistry, physics, computer science and technology. We need your help to make it happen. You do not need a science background to volunteer. We need help with registration, lobby info, food sales/delivery, set-up, scoring, event assistance and more. You can judge an event or help with the appeals board. Club advisers, get your club involved. Please contact volunteer coordinator, Dr. Michael Davis at midavis@kutztown.edu or check out our website for more info. We look forward to having you as part of the team. https://www.kutztown.edu/events/science-olympiad.html
      Joann S. Monko, Eric Laub, Robert Monko, Department of Physical Sciences

2020 OUT OF THE DARKNESS WALK - HOPE WALK HERE
The 2020 Out of the Darkness Walk will be held Sunday, April 26. Registration will take place starting at 3 p.m. at the DMZ. The walk will begin at 4 p.m. Our fundraising goal this year is $7,000. All proceeds benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Our primary goal is to offer support and hope for those who have been affected by the suicide of a loved one. Teams and individuals can donate and register before the walk at; afsp.org/kutztown. Volunteers are still needed for walk committees. Please contact Brenner@kutztown.edu for planning meeting dates and times. Help us show our community that hope walks here.
     Patricia Brenner, NAMI KU

NON-INSTRUCTIONAL OPEN JOB POSTINGS
These are the non-instructional positions open on campus on our job board at http://employment.kutztown.edu:

Job Number

Job Title

Job Term

Advertise To

2020-0017

NEW - Assistant Director for Residence Hall Operations & Student Retention

Full Time

3/2/20

2020-0014 (internal)

NEW - Patrol Officer - 2nd shift

Full Time

2/21/20

2020-0011

Business Consultant (Bilingual)

Full Time

2/25/20

2020-0015

Associate Dean of College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Full Time

3/13/20

2020-0007 (internal)

Classroom Technology Manager (180)

Full Time

2/23/20

2020-0010

PASBDC Director of Marketing and Communications

Full Time

2/23/20

2020-0005

Temp PT Medical Records Assistant

Part Time

2/28/20

2020-0001

Facilities Construction Project Manager

Full Time

2/28/20

19-20 Asst Coaches

19-20 Assistant Athletic Coaches

Part Time

Continuous

UPCOMING EVENTS

Feb. 19

10 a.m.

COC Miller-Keystone Blood Drive
218 McFarland Student Union

Feb. 19

1 p.m.

EMS Refresher Training Session
200 Stratton Administration Center

Feb. 19

3 p.m.

DSO Session: Accommodating Students
101 Academic Forum

Feb. 20

9 a.m.

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
Lobby, McFarland Student Union

Feb. 20

11 a.m.

EMS Refresher Training Session
200 Stratton Administration Center

Feb. 21

8:45 a.m.

Admitted Student Class Visitation Day

Feb. 25

6 p.m.

Pet Therapy
218 McFarland Student Union

Feb. 25

7:30 p.m.

KU Presents! Apollo’s Fire
Schaeffer Auditorium

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

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, The Department of Art

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.