Daily Brief

July 6, 2020

Kutztown University senior, Daniel Johnsholding his Syed R. Ali-Zaidi Award for Academic Excellence.

The Syed R. Ali-Zaidi Award for Academic Excellence is conferred upon a graduating senior from one of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education universities. KU's Daniel Johns ʼ20 was presented as the 2020 winner of the Syed R. Ali-Zaidi Award for Academic Excellence Wednesday, July 1, at a ceremony on the KU campus. Johns, of Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania, graduated in May with a Bachelor of Science in physics and astronomy. A prolific researcher, Johns' work has contributed significant results from his research in the fields of exoplanets and interacting binary stars. Read More. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tv9iG0ofGjc&feature=youtu.be
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications


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

Series of impulses of energy moving through the region. Best instability looks to be late afternoon. Be alert for possible severe storms with heavy rain, strong winds and small hail. High temperature in the mid-90s. Winds southwest at 5 mph. Rainfall between 0.1-0.25 inch with higher amounts where storms occur.


The Protection of Minors training needs to be done by all faculty, staff and student workers every academic year. You should have received an email from LawRoom in regards to this training. The login ID and password are randomly generated, so if you need to, you can “reset” the password. Thank you for your attention to this annual training.
     Jeanette Forster, Office of Human Resources


Human Resources staff are back in the Kemp Building. We are available Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. by AskHR, phone, email and Zoom (by appointment). We are not accepting walk-ins at this time. We have very limited inperson appointments available for those activities requiring physical presence (ex. to view I-9 documents). We will resume fingerprinting by appointment later in July.
AskHR: https://kusupport.passhe.edu/footprints/servicedesk/portal/set/103; main phone: 610-683-1353; main fax: 610-683-4881; Email: humanresources@kutztown.edu.
We apologize for any inconvenience. Thank you for understanding.
     Jennifer Weidman, Human Resources


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

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

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.