Daily Brief

July 21, 2021

VIDEO: MAKING CONNECTIONS
Kutztown University held one of several sessions of New Student Orientation Program, dubbed Connections. The program is designed to help incoming students prepare for their university experience and make a successful transition into the collegiate environment. For the students and families in attendance, we hope you had fun and welcome to the family, Golden Bears. Watch here.
     University Relations

WEATHER

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

High pressure moves offshore allowing a cold front to pass during the day. Thunderstorms are possible in the afternoon. Mostly sunny conditions are expected. High temperature near 80. Winds northwest at 5-10 mph. Rainfall less than 0.10 inch with higher amounts where storms occur.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

SENATOR HAYWOOD, PASSHE TO ANNOUNCE DEI FUNDING
State Senator Art Haywood (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery) and Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) will host a press conference at Kutztown University, noon, Wednesday, July 21, to announce new funding for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives at PASSHE universities over the next three years. State Senator Judy Schwank (D-Berks), the State System's executive leadership and Kutztown University's administration will participate in the event. Watch live at https://www.senatorhaywood.com/Live.
     University Relations

MOVE-IN DAY 2021 VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

On Saturday, Aug. 28, we will be welcoming hundreds of new students and their families to campus for move-in day. Please consider serving as a volunteer to help unload cars and provide a friendly face to incoming students. Listed below is a link to a registration form which will allow you to select your shift time and other information. A free Welcome Week t-shirt is provided to each volunteer. In early August, you will receive your move-in day assignment. Shifts are arranged in three-hour increments 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. You may also elect to stay for the entire day or sign up for multiple shifts. To register please visit: https://engage.kutztown.edu/event/7138066https://www.kutztown.edu/orientation
      Lisa Grabowski, New Student Orientation

UPCOMING EVENTS

Date

Time

Event

7/21/2021 Noon Senator Haywood Press Conference
https://www.senatorhaywood.com/Live
7/23/2021   Last Day to Withdraw 2021 SUM 10 WK Course
7/26/2021   CONNECTION Orientation
7/29/2021   CONNECTION Orientation
7/29/2021   Transfer Student Orientation

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.