Daily Brief

January 29, 2020

Kutztown University Senior Meets with Governor Wolf

KUTZTOWN UNIVERSTIY SENIOR MEETS WITH GOVERNOR WOLF
Kutztown University senior Ashley Gatto recently completed an internship with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, as part of The Harrisburg Internship Semester. Gatto and other THIS interns met with Gov. Wolf during the fall semester. Read more on KU's News and Media page.

Pictured: Kutztown University senior, Ashley Gatto, left of Governor Wolf

WEATHER

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

A weak cold front passes through the region tomorrow. With the dry air coming in and high pressure over the Great Lakes, we should expect sunny skies. High temperature near 40. Winds northwest at 7-10 mph.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF INTERNATIONAL ADMISSIONS SEARCH CANDIDATE B
Jan. 29
An open session for all to meet candidate B for the position of assistant director of International Admissions will be held 11 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 29, in the Dixon Hall conference room. Read the candidate’s resume and cover letter here.
     Lisa McSparron, Office of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs

SABBATICAL LEAVE APPILCATIONS COLLECTION
The Sabbatical Leave Committee will be available to collect your sabbatical applications in 130 Lytle Hall during the following times: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31; and, 9 a.m. to noon Monday, Feb. 3. Please bring one original copy and seven back-to-back photocopies of your application for the sabbatical committee to review. Each application should include the signed application form, your written sabbatical proposal, your updated C.V. and the signed Verification of Eligibility. Feel free to contact Yun (Amy) Lu at lu@kutztown.edu, if you have any questions. Thank you.
      Yun (Amy) Lu, Sabbatical Leave Committee

STUDY ABROAD
Please share with students: Do you want to study abroad in the United Kingdom? There are still spots available for the summer 2020 study abroad trip. For more information click on the link below: https://www.kutztown.edu/about-ku/administrative-offices/frederick-douglass-institute/2020-study-abroad.html. Please email us at fdouglass@kutztown.edu.
       Maria Sanelli, Frederick Douglass Institute

CLAY CLUB WHEEL THROWN POTTERY WORKSHOP
On the Surface: Embellishing Wheel Thrown Forms. Do you want to learn how to throw on the wheel? Join our artist in residence, Julia Palmer, to develop your skills in clay. You will create and refine wheel-thrown forms and then dive deep into adding detail to your works through surface decoration. Classes will be held 6:30-8:30 p.m., Feb. 3 through March 30, in 108 Sharadin Arts Building. Four weeks for $75 or eight weeks for $125. Contact kuclayclub@gmail.com to register. https://www.facebook.com/kutztownclayclub/
      Gwendolyn Yoppolo, Clay Club

UPCOMING EVENTS

Jan. 29

11 a.m.

Open Forum B: Asst. Dir. International Admissions
Conference Room, Dixon Hall

Jan. 30

9:45 a.m.

Open Forum C: Asst. Dir. International Admissions
Conference Room, Dixon Hall

Jan. 30

11 a.m.

KU Philosophy Club Talk
312 McFarland Student Union

Feb. 3

3:30 p.m.

President’s Open Hour
303 Stratton Administration Center

Feb. 3

6 p.m.

Artist: Rodrigo Valenzuela
120 Sharadin Arts Building

Feb. 5

7:30 p.m.

KU Presents! Dance Theatre of Harlem
Schaeffer Auditorium

Jan. 29

5:30 p.m.

WBB vs. Bloomsburg
Keystone Arena (Live stats / Video)

Jan. 29

7:30 p.m.

MBB vs. Bloomsburg
Keystone Arena (Live stats / Video)

Feb. 1

4 p.m.

WREST vs. Mercyhurst
Keystone Arena

Feb. 1

6 p.m.

WREST vs. Gannon
Keystone Arena

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF INTERNATIONAL ADMISSIONS SEARCH CANDIDATE C
Jan. 30
An open session for all to meet candidate C for the position of assistant director of International Admissions will be held 9:45 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 30, in the Dixon Hall conference room. Read the candidate’s resume and cover letter here.
     Lisa McSparron, Office of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs

KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY PHILOSOPHY CLUB TALK
Jan. 30
The KU Philosophy Club will meet at 11 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 30, in 312 McFarland Student Union. We will discuss “Democracy and Data Harvesting,” with Henry Winkleman, president and Allan Bäck, adviser. All are welcome. “Persons with a disability and who require accommodation should notify the Office of Disability Services prior to the event at ext. 3-4108 or dso@kutztown.edu or, TDD number: 610-683-4499, in order to discuss accommodations. Every effort will be made to provide reasonable accommodations.” https://www.facebook.com/groups/ku.philosophyclub/
      Allan Bäck, Kutztown University Philosophy Club

UNIVERSITY WRITING CENTER
Please encourage your students to visit the University Writing Center, a free service offering advice and assistance with writing assignments from any course or subject. Located in 100 C Rohrbach Library, hours are 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 2-9 p.m. Sunday. Please contact wrcenter@kutztown.edu with any questions. https://kutztownwritingcenter.wordpress.com/
     Patricia Pytleski, University Writing Center

FREE WALK-IN MATH TUTORING
The Department of Mathematics offers free walk-in peer tutoring for students in mathematics classes from MAT 17 through and including the Calculus sequence, 2-5 p.m., Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, in 218 Lytle Hall. Please encourage your students to take advantage of this valuable resource. https://www.kutztown.edu/academics/colleges-and-departments/liberal-arts-and-sciences/departments/mathematics/math-tutoring.html
     Brian Kronenthal and Ju Zhou, Department of Mathematics

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

2019-0176

Custodial Worker 1 - 3rd shift

Full Time

1/31/20

2019-0173

Technical Services Coordinator

Full Time

1/31/20

2020-0005

Temp PT Medical Records Assistant

Part Time

1/31/20

2020-0001

Facilities Construction Project Manager

Full Time

2/7/20

19-20 Asst Coaches

19-20 Assistant Athletic Coaches

Part Time

Continuous

     Jeanette Forster, Office of Human Resources

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.