Daily Brief

July 30, 2020

Summer night's view of the Old Main Clock Tower illuminated in the distance and the whimsical glow of fireflies in the foreground.

WEATHER

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

Nearby frontal boundary doesn’t affect today’s weather too much, but there could be a shower or thunderstorm in one or two spots. Otherwise, mainly partly sunny skies, hot and a little more humid than yesterday, but not overly oppressive. Highs around 90.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

KU, ALVERNIA PARTNER IN SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Alvernia University and Kutztown University partner to enhance entrepreneurship and the redevelopment of downtown Reading through Alvernia's O'Pake Institute for Economic Development and Entrepreneurship and Kutztown's Small Business Development Center (SBDC). Read More.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION HOSTS ONLINE GAME SHOW
The Office of New Student Orientation will be hosting a live, online game show for the entire Kutztown University campus community, including new fall students, 7 p.m., Monday, Aug. 3. You are cordially invited to join us. Please reach out to fellow staff and student workers and invite them to join in on the fun as we enjoy a night of trivia. There will be a prize giveaway so don’t miss out on the fun. Here’s how to join us:
– Follow @kuconnections on Instagram.
– Sign up for the campuswide game show on Engage.
– Tag two Kutztown friends to attend game night, and have them register on Engage.
     Lisa Grabowski, Office of New Student Orientation

MATHEMATICS CAMP
An exciting five-day math camp had been planned for summer 2020. Due to COVID-19, the in person camp was canceled. We are excited to announce we are now able to offer this camp virtually for the same five days, Monday, Aug. 10, through Friday, Aug. 14. This math camp is designed for third through eighth graders. Activities include problem-solving, group discussion, presentation by campers and fun activities designed and led by Kutztown University students and faculty. The camp’s daily schedule is 9:30-11:30 a.m. and 1:30-2:30 p.m. The registration link is as follows: https://commerce.cashnet.com/campsatKU.
     Ju Zhou, Department of Mathematics

POSTING OF ON-CAMPUS JOBS
All student employment openings for fall 2020 are expected to be posted on Handshake so all students have access to view and apply. Please do so as soon as possible, students were instructed to begin searching in August. Go to www.kutztown.edu/handshake. (Log in as an employer) If you forgot your password or need a new one, simply click on the ‘Forgot Password’ link on the main login page. https://www.kutztown.edu/about-ku/administrative-offices/career-development-center/handshake-(internships-and-jobs).html
      Jeann Cengeri, Career Development Center

HUMANIZING YOUR DIGITAL PRESENCE

Learn the importance of effectively representing your company online, tips and tricks for online engagement, and how to be the “voice” of your business in this panel discussion, 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 4. https://berkslaunchbox.psu.edu/project/humanizing-your-digital-presence/
     Francene Dudziec, Pennsylvania Small Business Development Center

UPCOMING EVENTS

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

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.

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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.