Daily Brief

January 26, 2021

Image of sound studio desk is background. To the left is a maroon circle outlined in gold. In the center of the circle is a gold image of the clock tower with sound symbols on each side. Below the clock tower is #KURADIO. To the right of the maroon circle, is the green Spotify Icon with the word Spotify below it in green type.

KUDOS: COMMUNITY OUTREACH CENTER/FOOD PANTRY
KUDOS returns for the 2021 spring semester, in a new format. In partnership with KUR, KUDOS features will now be available via podcast on Spotify. This week, University Relations sat down with KU's Community Outreach Center and Food Pantry to learn more about services provided to students. Kutztown University Radio interviewed Leah Cassellia, senior director of the Student Union and Student Involvement, and Jerry Schearer, senior associate dean for Inclusion and Outreach and KU's chief diversity officer. Listen on Spotify.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

WEATHER

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

Winter Weather Advisory from the National Weather Service. A messy mixture of snow, sleet, and freezing rain for much of the day, but it won’t be overly heavy, or even steady, but rather intermittent and light as a weak low-pressure system affects the area. Accumulations will be capped at light slushy, icy coatings, but enough to make for hazardous travel, so use caution. Highs a degree or two either side of freezing.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

UNIVERSITY CURRICULUM COMMITTEE MEETING
Jan. 28
The University Curriculum Committee will meet 11 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 28, via Zoom. https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/91950007023. A meeting password is required to attend. Please contact Lisa Brennan at brennan@kutztown.edu for the password.
     Lisa Brennan, University Curriculum Committee

TAX TIPS FOR YOUR BUSINESS STRUCTURE
Jan. 28
In this webinar, explore each entity's advantages and disadvantages and what tax planning opportunities are available to you, 10-11 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 28. https://pasbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/27393
     Rachael Wolfe, KU SBDC

GET BETTER EMAIL MARKETING RESULTS
Feb. 3
Whether you’re not sure how to segment your list or you just want to learn more, we’ll share strategies and tips that help you segment your list to send more relevant information to your subscribers, 11 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, Feb. 3, via Zoom. https://pasbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/27339
     Rachael Wolfe, KU SBDC

CHAMBLISS STUDENT ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS
Feb. 15 – Nomination Deadline
Faculty and staff are encouraged to nominate undergraduate students graduating Dec. 2020 or May 2021 for this prestigious award. Nominees should exemplify an exceptional individual achievement in one or more categories. A list of categories and a nomination form can be found at http://www.kutztown.edu/AcademicAchievementAwards. https://www.kutztown.edu/about-ku/administrative-offices/student-success-center/academic-achievement-awards.html
     Andrea Kirshman, Office of Retention and Student Success

ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGER IN KUTZTOWN BOROUGH
The Borough of Kutztown has installed a ChargePoint electric vehicle charging station in the municipal parking lot behind the Kutztown Tavern. An hour of charging costs $1.35 and provides approximately 20 miles of drive time. The station can accommodate two cars at once.
     Derek Mace, Department of Psychology

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
These are the non-instructional positions open on our online job board at http://employment.kutztown.edu (Menu to OOC postings):

Job Number

Job Title

Job Term

Advertise To

2021-0002

NEW - Administrative Assistant 1 - College of Business, Dean's Office

Full Time

2/7/21

2021-0004 & 05

NEW  2021 Temporary Summer Painters (internal)

Temp FT

1/29/21

2021-0003

NEW - Assistant Director of Office of Student Involvement and Community Outreach Center (10 month)

Full Time

2/7/21

2021-0001

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Full Time

2/15/21

2020-21 Custodial Pool

2020-21 Custodial Worker 1 Pool

Full Time

Continuous

2020- 21 Clerical Pool

2020-21 Clerical Pool

Full Time

Continuous

2021 Asst Coaches

2021 Assistant Athletic Coaches

Part Time

5/31/21

OOC 2020-18

Senior Microsoft Systems Engineer

Full Time

1/31/21

OOC 2021-01

Human Resources/Payroll Analyst

Full Time

1/31/21

     Jeanette Forster, Office of Human Resources

UPCOMING EVENTS

Jan. 19-29

All Day

Spring Semester Classes Start
100% Online

Jan. 28

11 a.m.

University Curriculum Committee Meeting
https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/91950007023

Jan. 28

11 a.m.

CET Spring Discussion Session
https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/390059274

Feb. 1

2 p.m.

Open Forum: Dir. Intercollegiate Athletics Search
Candidate A: Zoom authentication TBA

OPEN FORUM - DIRECTOR OF INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS SEARCH
The Division of University Relations and Athletics welcomes candidates for the position of director of Intercollegiate Athletics to campus. Open forums to meet the candidates will be held as follows. The candidates’ resumes, links to the Zoom meeting, and instructions for SSO Zoom authentication will be provided at a later date.
- Candidate A: 2 p.m., Monday, Feb. 1.
- Candidate B: 2 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 2.
- Candidate C: 2 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 4.
- Candidate D: 2 p.m., Monday, Feb. 8.
     Brandon Nolt, Search Committee for Director of Intercollegiate Athletics

SEARCHING FOR WATER IN HUMANITARIAN CRISES
Feb. 4
Join us 11 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 4, for a presentation of the geophysical search and the discovery of water in a few of the refugee camps and conflict zones in East Africa. This seminar is hosted by the Geophysics Society of KU and presented by Paul Bauman, the 2021 Distinguished Lecturer of the Canadian Society of Exploration Geophysics. Additional information, including a biography of the presenter, an abstract of the presentation and the Zoom meeting room and password can be found at: http://faculty.kutztown.edu/sherrod/GSKU2021.pdf. Please share this information with anyone who might be interested in the topic. Everyone is welcome to attend.
     Laura Sherrod, Physical Sciences/Geophysics Society of Kutztown University

SPECIAL HOURS
McFarland Student Union
– Monday-Friday: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
– Saturday and Sunday: Closed.
– Friday, Jan. 29: Regular hours resume.
Student Recreation Center:
– Monday-Friday: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
– Saturday and Sunday: Closed.
– Monday, Feb. 1: Regular hours resume.
Rohrbach Library
– Monday-Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
– Saturday, Jan. 30: Regular hours resume
     University Relations

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.