Daily Brief

February 19, 2020

KU to Launch Graduate Addiction Counseling Track

KU TO LAUNCH GRADUATE ADDICTION COUNSELING TRACK
Kutztown University is ready to tackle one of the most severe epidemics in the country. KU’s new addiction counseling track of its Master of Arts in counseling graduate program is one of the first in the region and will begin in the Fall 2020 semester. Learn More.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

Mobile Mammograms at KU April 10, Register Today

MOBILE MAMMOGRAMS AT KU APRIL 10; REGISTER TODAY
The Lehigh Valley Cancer Institute will bring its mobile mammography coach to Kutztown University Friday, April 10. Screenings will take place 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Student Recreation Center parking lot. The screening service will be offered to women over 40 years old who have not had a mammogram in the past year. The event is open to the entire community. Read More and Register.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

WEATHER

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

High pressure builds in from the west. Some clouds are possible but models are trending south with the cloud cover favoring the Maryland area. Tranquil day in store with some stiff breezes from the north. High temperature in the mid-40s. Winds north at 10-14 mph.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

BLOOD DRIVE TODAY
Feb. 19
The February blood drive is 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., today, Wednesday, Feb. 19, in the Nancy Jean Stump Seiger ΚΌ54 Multipurpose Room, 218 McFarland Student Union. Please help save a life. All staff, faculty, students and the public are welcome to walk in. If you would like to reserve a slot for our next blood drive on March 19, visit
https://donor.giveapint.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/45505.
      Jerry Schearer, Community Outreach Center / Inclusion and Outreach

MASLENITSA SPRING SLAVIC FESTIVAL
Feb. 19
The KU Slavic Club invites everyone to join Maslenitsa Spring Fest celebration 6-9 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 19, in Shaeffer Auditorium. The event will feature dance performances by KAZKA Ukrainian Folk Ensemble, an accordion performance by Rev. Volodymyr Baran, and a cultural display by the Ukrainian National Women's League of America (Lehigh Valley branch). Free skinny pancakes, sandwiches and fruits will be served at the event. The cultural exhibit and free food begin at 6 p.m.; showtime is 7 p.m.
     Juliana Svistova and Paula Holoviak, Slavic Club advisers

CECELIA GRANT EXHIBITS WORK IN SHARADIN
Feb. 19
Senior art major Cecelia Grant will be showing her newest work in the Atrium Gallery, Sharadin Arts Building. The show, “Little Boxes,” reflects the way art can transform ordinary subjects. The opening reception is 6-8 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 19, and will continue through Feb. 27. Cecelia was recognized by a jury at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia in November 2019 as one of 27 undergraduate students from BFA programs nationwide to participate in prestigious “Crosscurrents Exhibition” at the Academy’s Annenberg Gallery in Philadelphia.
     Mark Mahosky, Department of Art

NATIONAL BLACK HIV/AIDS AWARENESS DAY
Feb. 20
Meet with HIV/AIDS specialists for information, confidential free HIV testing and giveaways, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 20, in the lobby of McFarland Student Union. This event is open to the campus community.
     Frances C. Cortez Funk, Office of Health Promotion Services

ADDICTION COUNSELING CONCENTRATION OPEN HOUSE
March 18
Learn more about the Master of Arts in Counseling with a concentration in Addiction Counseling and meet the faculty 5:30-8 p.m., Wednesday, March 18, in the Georgian Room, Old Main. This program trains counselors to provide competent and ethical counseling services to a diverse group of individuals across a wide variety of settings. Graduates will be prepared to work in community mental health agencies, hospitals, drug and alcohol treatment settings and colleges/universities, among others. Please RSVP to coursvp@kutztown.edu.
     Ryan Bowers, Department of Counselor Education and Student Affairs

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

5 p.m.

MTRACK vs. Last Chance Qualifier
O’Pake Fieldhouse

Feb. 21

5 p.m.

WTRACK vs. Last Chance Qualifier
O’Pake Fieldhouse

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

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

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

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.