Daily Brief

Jan. 10, 2022

Weather

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

Quiet day as we are caught between two systems. One is the departing cold front from Sunday, the other is an arctic cold front that will push through Monday night. Skies will be generally clear for the day but winds will be strong ahead of the front. High temperature in the upper-20s. Winds northwest at 10-15 mph, gusting to 25 mph.

Announcements

Department Merge and Name Change

Effective Monday, Jan. 3, the Department of Philosophy and Department of Political Science & Public Administration have merged. The name of the new unit is the Department of Philosophy and Government. Steve Lem (lem@kutztown.edu) is the chair of the combined department.

Steve B. Lem, Department of Philosophy and Government

SourcePoint Desktop Receiving

SourcePoint Desktop Receiving started Monday, Jan. 3. Requisitioners accept/receive all SourcePoint deliverable items in SourcePoint. Only the requisitioner has the ability to receive the goods in SourcePoint. Goods are shipped to the storeroom and delivered to your office. Requisitioners receive/accept the items in SourcePoint. Approved invoices are sent to apinvoice@kutztown.edu to process payment after goods are received in the system. If you missed the December Desktop Receiving training, don't hesitate to contact me.

Tammy Moyer, Financial & Business Services

Graduate Orientation Postponed

The optional in-person new graduate student orientation sessions set for Saturday, Jan. 8 and Wednesday, Jan. 12 in the Sharadin Arts Building have been postponed. Graduate students will be welcomed and celebrated during Graduate Student Appreciation Week April 4-8.

Office of Graduate Admissions & Graduate Studies

University Curriculum Committee

The next University Curriculum Committee (UCC) meeting will be held Thursday, Jan. 27 in 200 Stratton Administration Center. The proposal deadline is noon Thursday, Jan. 13. Please submit proposals to the UCC SharePoint site. Contact Brian Meares at meares@kutztown.edu with any questions.

Brian Meares, University Curriculum Committee

Open a New PSECU Account, Enter to Win $4,000

PSECU is offering new members a chance to win $4,000. All you have to do is join the credit union and open a free checking account. Even if you don't win, you'll still have a checking account that's actually free (no monthly or minimum balance fees). Do you want a chance to win? Check out complete rules here: go.psecu.com/4K. No purchase necessary. Insured by NCUA. Please contact KU's PSECU manager, Kelly Ann Ryan, with questions and to learn more about everything PSECU has to offer.

Kelly Ann Ryan, PSECU

OverDrive eBooks and Audiobooks

Rohrbach Library offers access to OverDrive, a library of popular fiction and nonfiction eBooks and audiobook titles. It is compatible with Kindle, iPad and a variety of mobile and non-mobile devices. Libby, the OverDrive mobile app, offers an intuitive interface for reading eBooks or listening to audiobooks.

Bob Flatley, Rohrbach Library

Upcoming Events
Date Time Event
Jan. 13 TBA Staff Well-being Event
TBA
Jan. 17 All Day Martin Luther King Jr. Day
University Closed
Jan. 18 5 p.m. AFSCME 2234 Membership Meeting
220 Boehm Science Center

Athletics
Date Time Event
Jan. 10 5:30 p.m. Women's Basketball vs. Shippensburg
Keystone Arena (Live Stats | Live Video)
Jan. 15 1 p.m. Women’s Basketball vs. Mercyhurst
Keystone Arena (Live Stats | Live Video)
Jan. 15 3 p.m. Men’s Basketball vs. Mercyhurst
Keystone Arena (Live Stats | Live Video)

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.