Daily Brief

June 17, 2019

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KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY ALUMNA COMPLETES DEEP DIVE FOR MARINE RESEARCH
2017 KU graduate and former marine science/oceanography and geology major, Sarah Moriarty, recently completed a deep-ocean dive on the Human Occupied Vehicle (HOV) Alvin submersible on the East Pacific Rise. Moriarty is currently working on her master’s degree at Memorial University of Newfoundland in the earth sciences department and is excited to share her findings, as submersible dives are crucial to marine research and quite rare for graduate students. Read more.
     Bryan Salvadore, Marketing and Communications

WEATHER

Weather forecasts are provided by KU’s Dr. Michael Davis and “Monsoon Mike” Regensburger

Another atmospheric disturbance rides along the stalled out frontal boundary to our south. Some showers are expected in the morning. Afternoon convective development could generate thunderstorms and potential heavy rain. High temperature near 80. Winds northeast at 5 mph. Rainfall less than 0.1" with higher amounts where storms occur.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

OPEN WORK SESSION FOR NEW WEBSITE
June 17, 1 p.m.
The web office has scheduled an open working session to provide Ingeniux Content Management System support for users migrating their sites prior to the website launch. It will be held 1-3 p.m., Monday, June 17, in 26 deFrancesco Building. This work session is only for users who have already been trained in the new version of Ingeniux.
     Kelly Smith, Office of Web Technology

CONSTRUCTION NOTICE
June 17-21
The exterior east entrance ramp to Stratton Administration Center will be closed Monday, June 17, through Friday, June 21. For ADA access to the building, use the front entrance. Please contact Chris Scott, scott@kutztown.edu, ext. 3-1562, if you have any questions or concerns.
     Chris Scott, Office of Facilities Project Services

KATHI MALLOY RETIREMENT RECEPTION
June 20, 1:30 p.m.
Please join us in wishing Kathi Malloy a fond farewell as she retires from Kutztown University. We are having a reception in her honor 1:30-3:30 p.m., Thursday, June 20, in 317 Stratton Administration Center.
     Anne Zayaitz, provost and vice president, Office of Academic Affairs

KU SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER MEET AND GREET
June 20, 6:30 p.m.
Does your business need attention? We can help bring out the best in your brand. Discover how our Kutztown University Small Business Development Center can help your business start, grow and prosper while trying out complimentary, delicious, soft pretzels. Sign up here for our Meet and Greet 6:30-7:30 p.m., Thursday, June 20, at the Kutztown Tavern.
     Carly Simon, Kutztown Small Business Development Center

MEMORIAL FOR SALLIE REDEKOP
June 22, 2 p.m.
A memorial service will be held for Sallie Redekop at 2 p.m., Saturday, June 22, in Viewpoints, South Dining Hall.
     Helen Hamlet, Department of Counselor Education and Student Affairs

CHANGE OF ACADEMIC DEPARTMENT NAME
July 1
Effective July 1, the Department of Art Education and Crafts will change to the Department of Art Education. Please share this notice with everyone in your office (or division) and update records accordingly. Should you have any questions, please contact Dr. Julia Hovanec, professor and department chair, at ext. 3-4520 or hovanec@kutztown.edu. Thank you.
     Michelle Kiec, College of Visual and Performing Arts

CHANGE OF ACADEMIC DEPARTMENT NAME
July 1
Effective July 1, the Department of Art and Art History will change to the Department of Art. Please share this notice with everyone in your office (or division) and update records accordingly. Should you have any questions, please contact Dr. Daniel Haxall, professor and department chair, at ext. 3-4540 or haxall@kutztown.edu. Thank you.
     Michelle Kiec, College of Visual and Performing Arts

UPCOMING EVENTS

June 17

1 p.m.

Free Speech Presentation
103 Academic Forum

June 17

1 p.m.

Open work session for new website
26 deFrancesco Building

June 17

5 p.m.

AFSCME 2234 Membership Meeting
114 Sharadin Arts Building

June 18

2 p.m.

Linda Bowen Retirement Reception
209 Stratton Administration Center

June 19

2 p.m.

Maggie Monet Retirement Reception
119 Stratton Administration Center

June 20

1:30 p.m.

Kathi Malloy Retirement Reception
317 Stratton Administration Center

June 22

2 p.m.

Memorial for Sallie Redekop
Viewpoints, South Dining Hall

GEOPHYSICS SOCIETY GIVEN DONATION FOR SERVICE PROJECT
The Geophysics Society of Kutztown University recently performed a service project at Saint Peter's in the Great Valley to attempt to locate the burial location of three British soldiers thought to have been buried there following the Paoli Massacre in Malvern, Pa., in 1777. Preliminary results show possible indications of burial zones, with complete analysis still to come. Roger Thorne, historian for the church and KU’s contact for the project, awarded the Geophysics Society with a $500 donation in gratitude for KU’s significant work.
     Department of Geology

OAKLEY BRINGS #VOICESFORSCIENCE TO KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY
Dr. Adrienne Oakley, associate professor of geology and marine science, Department of Physical Sciences, has been selected from a highly-competitive national pool as a 2019 Advocate in the Media/Communications track in the American Geophysical Union (AGU)’s national science communication program, Voices for Science. The Class of 2019 Voices for Science Advocates is a network that includes 35 skilled and dedicated scientists from 29 institutions that will engage in outreach and actively share their science with a variety of important audiences across 16 states. Advocates are flown to Washington, D.C. for an interactive, two-day workshop during which they meet their cohort and AGU staff liaisons for the year.
     Bryan Salvadore, Marketing and Communications

ATTENTION ALL FACULTY AND STAFF
Accounts Payable has received the following communication from Main Street Inn Boutique Hotel: “Beginning July 1, 2019, we will no longer be invoicing Kutztown University for rooms reserved. When making a reservation with us, the person making it will need a credit card to hold the room. When the guest checks in, the card will be charged. You will then be emailed your receipt. If it is not a Kutztown University issued credit card, there will be taxes applied. We are sorry for any inconvenience. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to give us a call. Sincerely, Pam Corrado/Main Street Inn.” Effective Monday, July 1, the P-Card should be used for making reservations with the Main Street Inn. If you have any questions regarding P-Card usage, please contact Mary Vink at ext. 3-4904.
     Accounts Payable

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.