Daily Brief

July 8, 2021

Aerial view of the front of Old Main with south campus visible in the background.

KU TO HOST COVID-19 VACCINE CLINIC FRIDAY, JULY 9
Kutztown University will host a COVID-19 vaccination clinic 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday, July 9, at KU's Student Recreation Center. The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccination clinic is open to students, employees, community members and children ages 12 and older. Vaccines are free of charge and no registration is required. Additional clinic dates include Friday, July 30, and Friday, Aug. 20. Vaccine clinics for the fall semester will be announced at a later time. Questions can be directed to KU's Office of University Relations at ur@kutztown.edu. Learn More.
      University Relations

WEATHER

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

Tropical moisture to the south and a slow-moving cold front to the west bring rounds of heavy showers and thunderstorms, especially in the afternoon. Highs a little cooler than recent days at about 85 with the extra clouds, but still remaining very humid.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

WOMEN'S CENTER OFFICE RELOCATION
The Women's Center has relocated to 104 Boxwood House. The phone number is still 610-683-4655. https://www.kutztown.edu/about-ku/administrative-offices/womens-center.html.
     Diane Biehl, Women's Center

LGBTQ+ RESOURCE CENTER OFFICE RELOCATION
The LGBTQ+ Resource Center has moved to 103 Boxwood House. The phone remains at 484-646-4111. https://www.kutztown.edu/about-ku/administrative-offices/lgbtq-resource-center.html.
     Diane Biehl, LGBTQ+ Resource Center

OFFICE OF UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS MOVE
The Office of Undergraduate Admissions has officially moved. Most staff members now reside in the Kemp Building, where we will utilize the space to welcome visitors for admissions presentations. In addition to the Kemp Building, the former Old Main Oasis is now a new dedicated space for the Campus Tour Guide Program. We are also excited to announce the creation of a new Transfer Center in Old Main, located in the former Women’s Center. We are still getting settled in, but we invite you to visit our new locations as we get closer to the start of the academic year.
     Office of Undergraduate Admissions

ACCESSING CAPITAL MADE EASY

For most small businesses, borrowing money from a lender is an inevitability rather than an option. In spite of the necessity of borrowing capital, you may be overwhelmed by what seems like a complex process. In this webinar, we will help demystify the loan process as we walk you through the essential components of small business-lending and help prepare you with the necessary tools to engage a lender and become a successful borrower. Join us 2 p.m., Thursday, July 8, to learn more.
https://pasbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/28419
     Zachary Balla, Kutztown Small Business Development Center

INVOICES DUE TO AP: FRIDAY, JULY 9
Please have all invoices or direct pay requisitions for goods and services that were provided on or before June 30 to the accounts payable office by Friday, July 9.
     Matt Assad, Office of the Controller

RECREATION AND SPORT CLUB ADVISORS NEEDED
The Office of Recreational Services is looking for faculty/staff advisors for the Bass Fishing, Dance, Men’s Golf and Men’s Lacrosse clubs for the upcoming school year. The advisor donates their time working with the club to ensure compliance with university policies and to assist in the learning and development of student participants. Other duties include advising the executive board in creating yearly budgets, providing approval for club financial transactions, attending club meetings, games or events whenever possible and serving as a source of information for the students. If you are interested in becoming the advisor for one of the above-listed clubs, please contact Matt Barrett, coordinator of structured sports, at barrett@kutztown.edu.
     Matt Barrett, Office of Recreational Services

CLASSROOM FURNITURE RETURNING
During the week of July 12, tablet arm chairs, chairs and desks will be returned to the academic buildings and placed in the hallways to allow for cleaning and allocation after being stored during the pandemic. By the end of the first week of August all furniture will be cleaned and returned to the classrooms and labs. Sorry for the inconvenience. We appreciate your understanding while trying to prepare for in-person classes this fall.
     KU Facilities Management Team

STUDENT GROUP SIGN-UPS OPEN FOR INVOLVEMENT FAIR
Are you an advisor to a student club on campus? Let your student leaders know that their organization can reserve a table now for the Fall Involvement Fair. Details and information can be found on ENGAGE: https://engage.kutztown.edu/submitter/form/start/489845. For questions, please contact blichar@kutztown.edu.
     Nykolai Blichar, Office of Student Involvement and Community Outreach Center

FIRST STEP TO STARTING YOUR BUSINESS
Join us for our interactive webinar designed for people who are thinking about starting a business or who are in the early stages of starting. Our experts consist of a Penn State legal clinic lawyer and an SBA economic development specialist who will discuss legal, financial and free resources that are available to help make your dream of starting a business a success. Topics typically covered include LLCs vs. corporations, independent contractors vs. employee, business planning and SBA financing. Join us 1 p.m., Tuesday, July 13, to learn more. https://pasbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/28218
    Zachary Balla, Kutztown Small Business Development Center

CAMPS/CONFERENCES: JULY 8 –14

Date

Camp/Conference

July 3-10

KU Summer Music Festival

July 5-9

KU Art: Collaboration Institute

July 6-9

Universal Cheer Association

July 6-9

Vivace Band Workshop

July 10

KU Football

July 10

East Penn Raiders Football

July 11-15

KU Softball

July 11-14

KU Women’s Basketball (GBVS/UP)

July 12-15

KU Swim Camp

July 12-15

KU Soccer ID and Team Camp

July 14-19

Embers Charter School Conference

Please make them feel welcome on our campus. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Office of Conference Services, 610-683-1359.
     Jason Garcia, Office of Conference and Event Services

UPCOMING EVENTS

Date

Time

Event

July 6-10

8:30 a.m.
12:30 p.m.

Freshman and Parent/Family Orientation
McFarland Student Union Building

July 8

7:30 p.m.

KU Summer Music Festival: “Sounds of Sunset”
North Lawn behind Schaeffer Auditorium

July 9

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic
Student Recreation Center

July 9

1 p.m.

Music Festival: “The 21st Century Artist”
13G Schaeffer

July 9

7:30 p.m.

KU Summer Music Festival: “Friday Night Live”
Schaeffer Auditorium

July 10

2 p.m.

KU Summer Music Festival: Grand Finale
Schaeffer Auditorium

July 12

2 p.m.

Programmer's Council Summer Meeting
https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/6130999098

Maroon on left of rectangular image, with the words "Kutztown University Athletics," in gold block type with the word "Legacy," in white block type. The word "Award," underneath. To the right are circular images of Margie Kantner and Dr. Carol Teske, on gold background. The bear head athletic logo is in top right corner.

TESKE AND ROTHERMEL-KANTNER NAMED 2021 KU ATHLETICS LEGACY AWARD RECIPIENTS
Kutztown University athletics announced co-recipients of its Legacy Award for 2021 on Wednesday afternoon. Dr. Carol Teske will be honored and Margaret Francis Rothermel-Kantner will be posthumously recognized for their influence on women's sports at KU during the university's Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Friday, Nov. 12. Full Story: https://bit.ly/3AGyQon.
     Office of Sports Information

A maroon rectangular image has a gold silhouette of Pennsylvania with the number, 252, representing the number of Kutztown University scholar-athletes in 2020-2021. Above the keystone state silhouette are the words Kutztown University in gold, block type, and below are the words 2020-21 PSAC Scholar Athletes, also in gold, block type. The PSAC logo is in the top right corner.

KUTZTOWN SHATTERS SCHOOL RECORD WITH 252 PSAC SCHOLAR-ATHLETES
A year after surpassing 200 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Scholar-Athletes for the first time, Kutztown University student-athletes produced their most impressive academic performance in 2020-21. The Golden Bears obliterated their former record of 206 honorees with 252 this year, helping the PSAC establish a new conference-record with 4,162 scholar-athletes. Full story: https://bit.ly/3xq9LvZ.
     Office of Sports Information

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
These are the non-instructional positions open on our online job board at http://employment.kutztown.edu (Menu to OOC postings):

Job Number

Job Title

Job Term

Advertise To

2021-0085

NEW - Student Assistance Coordinator (9+1m)

Full Time

7/18/21

2021-0087

NEW - Assistant to the Sr Associate Dean and Chief Diversity Officer

Full Time

7/18/21

2021-0066

Production Coordinator - Temp 9 month

Temp FT

7/11/21

2021-0045

Network Analyst

Full Time

7/9/21

2021-0051

Patrol Officer

Full Time

7/30/21

2021-0064

Director of Ag Business Development (Ag Business Consultant)

Full Time

7/9/21

2021-0065

Manager of Web Design & Digital Assets

Full Time

7/9/21

OOC 2021-009

DEI Manager of Special Projects, Research, & Reporting

Full Time

7/11/21

     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.