Daily Brief

July 22, 2020

Neowise Comet in the night sky above the KU water tower.

WEATHER

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

Stationary front parked over the region will provide for a tumultuous day of weather. The heat returns as we will be under a Heat Advisory. Storms will develop later in the day and some may be on the strong to severe side (heavy rain and strong winds being the primary threats). High temperature near 90. Heat index near 100. Winds southwest at 5 mph. Rainfall between 0.1-0.25 inch with higher amounts where storms occur.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

CANCELLATION OF EMS RESERVATIONS FOR FALL EVENT SPACES
Fall event reservations in EMS will be canceled due to the re-evaluation of campus venues in order to comply with social-distancing guidelines. Please evaluate your event-spacing needs and submit new room requests from 8 a.m., Monday, Aug. 3, through 3 p.m., Friday, Aug. 14. Thank you for your patience and understanding as we prioritize the health and wellness of our campus. For questions or concerns, please feel free to reach out to the Office of Conference and Event Services. Read more here.
     Honey Svoboda, Conference and Event Services

NEW NAME
CASA is now the Student Success Center and continues to provide personalized academic support as well as workshops on topics such as time management, note taking and test taking strategies. Visit the website to learn more about the Student Success Center at KU. Questions? Email us at success@kutztown.edu.
     Andrea Kirshman, Retention and Student Success

COMMON LEGAL ISSUES FOR STARTUPS
Entrepreneurs need a lot of legal guidance to start businesses. This free live webinar features the Penn State Law Entrepreneurship Assistance Clinic, which provides free legal assistance to Pennsylvania entrepreneurs. Webinar topics include:
- Business entity formation (including how to know if an entity is required).
- Founder agreements and allocation of equity among owners.
- Protection of confidential information.
- Hiring employees versus contractors and other HR issues. https://pasbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/26878
     Francene Dudziec, PASBDC

GROWTHWHEEL BIG AND SMALL, YOUNG AND GROWN-UP
Find out how GrowthWheel can be used for businesses in each life stage and learn how to bring your client companies to the next step. Most businesses go through the same development and experience the same challenges when moving from one stage to the next. What might be seen as a conflict, can instead be seen as a natural and likely phase of development that the company simply has to go through in order to develop. https://pasbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/26879
     Francene Dudziec, PASBDC

TIME FOR A CHECKUP - THE BRAND AUDIT
A brand audit is a checkup that evaluates your brand's position in the marketplace, its strengths and weaknesses, and how to strengthen it. In this webinar, learn how to:
- State the benefits of a brand audit.
- Discuss the steps involved in a brand audit.
- Gather information needed to conduct a brand audit.
Presented by Penn State Lehigh Valley's The Council for Retail and Sales board of directors chair James "Doc" Ogden and faculty member Denise Ogden. https://pasbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/26823
     Francene Dudziec, PASBDC

UPCOMING EVENTS

There are no face-to-face events scheduled at this time.

KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY LOGO
The university logo and seal, the athletic logos featuring the Golden Bear and paw, and images of the KU mascot, Avalanche, are all trademarked items. These marks cannot be altered in any way without permission from the Office of University Relations. In addition, vendors reproducing the logos must be licensed through Learfield Licensing.
More Information: https://www.kutztown.edu/logos
     Office of University Relations

NYTIMES ACCESS REQUIRES ANNUAL RENEWAL
The library is pleased to remind the Kutztown University community that you have free access to The New York Times. You can sign up or renew your access to the NYT here: https://library.kutztown.edu/newyorktimes. If you are an existing subscriber you need to renew your "NYT Pass" once a year by visiting the library link above, click on "Already have an account?" and login. This will renew your access for another year. Please contact Bob Flatley at flatley@kutztown.edu with questions.
     Bob Flatley, Rohrbach Library

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

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

2020-0053 internal

NEW - Utility Plant Operator 1 (internal)

Full Time

7/24/2020

2020-0046

Program Manager PTAC

Full Time

7/24/2020

Pool

2020-21 Clerical Pool

Various - if needed

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.