Daily Brief

Jan. 31, 2022

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Announcements

Condolences

Human Resources is sad to share that Jeanette Forster's husband, Albert Forster passed away Thursday, Jan. 27. Jeanette and Al were married over 24 years and have 3 children. Please join us in offering Jeanette and her family our love and support as they learn to navigate life without their husband and father. Services will be held on Feb. 3 at St Paul’s Lutheran Church (548 Old Swede Rd, Douglassville, PA). Visitation will be 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. with service following. Messages of sympathy may be sent to Jeanette c/o Human Resources. 

Jennifer S Weidman, Human Resources

KU Philosophy Club Meets

The KU Philosophy Club will meet  11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 3 in 312 McFarland Student Union and Zoom link. Adamary Rodriguez will present: "The Design Argument for God in Hume's Dialogues." Adamary Rodriguez, president; Allan Bäck, advisor. All are welcome. Persons with a disability who require accommodation should notify the Disability Services Office prior to the event at 610-683-4108 or dso@kutztown.edu or, TDD number: 610-683-4499, in order to discuss accommodations. Every effort will be made to provide reasonable accommodations.

Allan T Back, KU Philosophy Club

Sabbatical Applications Collection

The Sabbatical Leave Committee will be available 3-5 p.m. Jan. 31, and 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 1, in 130 Lytle Hall to collect sabbatical applications for Fall 2023-Spring 2024.  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 following items: signed verification of eligibility form, signed application form, written sabbatical proposal, and updated C.V. More sabbatical application information including the forms and rubrics can be found here on the APSCUF-KU website. 

Yun Lu, Sabbatical Leave Committee

Open Hour with Provost

Faculty, staff and students are invited to drop by and chat with the provost, Dr. Lorin Basden Arnold, during her open office hour 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 2, Old Main Lobby (straight ahead from main entry doors). Faculty and staff who would like to have a conversation, but for whom this time does not work, are welcome to contact the Office of the Provost at 610-683-4155 to schedule a time to meet.

Office of the Provost

Women’s Center and LGBTQ+ Resource Center Awarded $27,866.50

KU strengthens its commitment to stopping sexual violence on our campus, and working toward making it a safer environment for all. The Women’s Center and LGBTQ+ Resource Center are the proud recipients of the Pa. Governor’s 2022-2023 It’s On Us Grant. These funds will be used to bring in national expert speakers on combating sexual violence, launch an awareness campaign on the “Red Flags” of unhealthy relationships and dating violence, guide our student-run It’s On Us Chapter on how to engage in peer-to-peer training, and educate our campus on advocacy for the LGBTQ community, especially those impacted by incidents of hate violence, sexual violence or intimate partner violence. For more information about the It’s On Us Grant: https://www.governor.pa.gov/newsroom/wolf-administration-awards-its-on-us-pa-grants-to-34-schools-to-combat-sexual-assault-on-campus/. Follow the It’s On Us Student Chapter on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/itsonuskutztown/

Christine Price, Women's Center and LGBTQ+ Resource Center

Upcoming Events
Date Time Event
Jan. 31 10 a.m. COVID-19 Testing
East Gym, Student Recreation Center
Feb. 1 Black History Month
Feb. 2 10 a.m. COVID-19 Testing
East Gym, Student Recreation Center
Feb. 2 11 a.m. VPA Faculty First Thursday
13G Schaeffer Auditorium | Zoom Meeting
Feb. 2 3 p.m. Open Hour with Provost
Lobby, Old Main
Feb. 3 3 p.m. Faculty DSO Information Session:
Implementing Accommodations
Feb. 4 3 p.m. Faculty DSO Information Session:
Implementing Accommodations
Feb. 7 10 a.m. COVID-19 Testing
East Gym, Student Recreation Center
Feb. 9 10 a.m. COVID-19 Testing
East Gym, Student Recreation Center

Athletics
Date Time Event
Jan. 31 7 p.m. Men’s Basketball vs. Millersville
Keystone Arena (Live Stats | Live Video)
Feb. 2 5:30 p.m. Women’s Basketball vs. East Stroudsburg
Keystone Arena (Live Stats | Live Video)
Feb. 2 7:30 p.m. Men’s Basketball vs. East Stroudsburg
Keystone Arena (Live Stats | Live Video)
Feb. 5 1 p.m. Women’s Basketball vs. Lock Haven
Keystone Arena (Live Stats | Live Video)
Feb. 5 3 p.m. Men’s Basketball vs. Lock Haven
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.