Daily Brief

January 28, 2021

Illustrated picture of mascot, Avalanche the golden bear, sitting in a yoga, mediation pose. Avalanche is wearing a white three quarter sleeve shirt with KU in maroon letters on the front and decorated sleeves.

GIMME A BREAK KUTZTOWN WELLNESS DAYS
Wellness days, in place of spring break, are intended to give a break to our students and faculty throughout the semester and allow them to spend their time on other activities. We have a series of wellness events for students, staff, faculty and the wider university community all day, Thursday, Feb. 11. Check out the self care and fun around campus to help you center yourself this semester. Visit our page now to register and learn more.
https://www.kutztown.edu/events/student-wellness-days.html
     Christine Storch, Kutztown Wellness Days

WEATHER

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

Partly cloudy, windy and blustery from a strong pressure gradient. Highs no better than 30. Wind chills about 10 or more degrees below that.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

PRINT CENTER - CUSTOM AWARDS
On demand custom awards: Did you know the Print Center can produce custom awards made from acrylic in any quantity needed? And yes, you can order just one. Each award is custom made; choose your size, shape, for a wall mount, to stand, etc. From full color to beautiful engraving or white ink, we can help. Email us at printcenter@kutztown.edu or call us at 610-683-4116.
https://www.kutztown.edu/about-ku/administrative-offices/print-center.html
     Ilene Stroh, KU Print Center

SPRING 2021: REGULAR HOURS RESUME
McFarland Student Union
Effective Friday, Jan. 29
- Monday through Friday: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
- Saturday and Sunday: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Rohrbach Library
Saturday, Jan. 30, through Friday, May 7
- Monday through Thursday: 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
- Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Sunday: 2-10 p.m.
Student Recreation Center
Effective Monday, Feb. 1
– Sunday: 1-11 p.m.
– Monday through Thursday: 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.
– Friday: 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.
– Saturday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
KU Campus Bookstore
Monday, Feb. 1, through Saturday, May 8
– Monday through Thursday: 7:45 a.m. to 7 p.m.
– Friday: 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
– Saturday: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
– Sunday: 1-5 p.m.
     University Relations

UPCOMING EVENTS

Jan. 19-Feb. 12

 

Winter Welcome Weeks
Event Schedule

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: Athletic Director Search Candidate A
Link on the search webpage.

Feb. 2

2 p.m.

Open Forum: Athletic Director Search Candidate B
Link on the search webpage.

Feb. 3

3 p.m.

DSO Update and Information Session for Faculty
Zoom Link

Feb. 3

4 p.m.

Patrisse Cullors: When They Call You a Terrorist
Online: https://engage.kutztown.edu/event/6629757

Feb. 4

11 a.m.

DSO Update and Information Session for Faculty
Zoom Link

Feb. 4

11 a.m.

Searching for Water in Humanitarian Crises
Click here for Information and Zoom Link

Feb. 4

2 p.m.

Open Forum: Athletic Director Search Candidate C
Link on the search webpage.

Feb. 4

4 p.m.

University Senate Meeting
Virtual: TBA

CET SPRING DISCUSSION SESSION
Jan. 28
This CET spring discussion session will be for our colleagues to share their experience from the fall semester and brainstorm ideas to promote student learning in the spring. All are welcome to participate and share experiences, ask questions and/or brainstorm ideas with our colleagues regarding the spring teaching. This session can be accessed through the Zoom link, https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/390059274, 11 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 28. Participation certificates will be provided. Furthermore, we are looking for speakers for our CET spring sessions so please let me know if you are interested.
     Yun (Amy) Lu, Center for the Enhancement of Teaching

OFFICE MANAGER POSITION AVAILABLE

Office Manager, Association of State College and University Faculties, at Kutztown University: This is a nine-month full-time, summer half-time, position with year-long full benefits, beginning as soon as possible. Starting salary is $30,025.00. Liberal benefits and vacation package included. Email cover letter, resume/job history and contact information for three references to khondake@kutztown.edu by Friday, Feb. 5. Full job description can be found on APSCUF KU website: https://www.apscuf.org/universities/kutztown/.
     Sarra Guissé, APSCUF-KU

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

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.