Daily Brief

June 3, 2020

Members of Kutztown University's Communication Design Program gather around a drafting table to review multiple pieces of digital artwork spread out on the table.

COMMUNICATION DESIGN LOWERS RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT
Kutztown University's Master of Fine Arts in communication design program is one of the few programs in its field in the state and provides one of the best-valued programs in the country. In an effort to give students further flexibility, KU's communication design graduate program has announced changes to its on-campus residency-requirement. Read More.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

WEATHER

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

After last night's warm front, a cold front associated with low pressure coming out of the Great Lakes moves through our region. Several rounds of shower and thunderstorm activity are expected. Some afternoon storms may be severe with strong winds and possible large hail being the threats. High temperature in the mid-80s. Winds west at 10-15 mph. Rainfall between 0.25-0.5 inch.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

ASSOCIATE DEAN, COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES OPEN FORUM
June 4
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences welcomes candidates for the position of associate dean. Open forums to meet the candidates will be held as follows. The candidate’s CV, links to the Zoom meeting, and instructions for SSO Zoom authentication can be found on the CLAS Associate Dean Search webpage. Click here.
– Candidate E: 1:30-2:20 p.m., Thursday, June 4.
     Karen Rauch, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, search committee

VIRTUAL COFFEE BREAK
June 5
We will continue our virtual coffee break through the summer. Join us 9:30 a.m., every Friday for a half-hour coffee break. This is our time to connect, inspire and support one another. Make it when you can and we look forward to seeing you. https://bit.ly/EMSAcoffeebreak
     Erica Stratton, Office of the Dean of Students

FIRE ALARM INSPECTIONS
Fire alarm inspections will be conducted in all campus buildings from Monday, June 8, to Monday, July 15. This testing is performed to ensure the alarm systems are functioning properly. These inspections will take place daily during normal business hours. Your cooperation is appreciated while we ensure our life safety systems are operating optimally.
     Kim Rhode, Facilities Business Services

GOLDEN BEAR ATHLETIC CLUB VIRTUAL 5K
Dust off your sneakers and get ready to move in support of Kutztown University Athletics. Whether you’re on a treadmill, jogging your neighborhood, walking around the block or cruising your favorite trail, the GBAC Virtual 5K is the #1 way to support KU Athletics right now. All funds raised will benefit KU student-athletes and teams in the form of scholarship support (our greatest need), relieving unexpected expenses due to schedule changes, upgrades of team equipment and uniforms, offsetting team travel, enabling facility improvements and so much more. Click here for more information and to register.
     Jillian Lovejoy, Kutztown University Foundation

T-SHIRT FUNDRAISER FOR BEARS BAND TOGETHER
Thank you to all who supported the T-shirt fundraiser for the Bears Band Together Fund. Together we raised more than $2,500 to help students impacted by this crisis. We appreciate your generosity. #TogetherWeRoar
     Amanda Garcia, MSU, and Christine Price, Women’s Center and LGBTQ Resource Center

UPCOMING EVENTS

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

Kutztown University's women's lacrosse team gather around head coach, Jackie Stezzi as she gives instruction on the side line during a time out.

COACH’S CORNER: WOMEN’S LACROSSE HEAD COACH JACKIE STEZZI
Coach's Corner is a weekly segment where fans get acquainted with Kutztown University head coaches. Our next coach in the spotlight is KU women's lacrosse coach Jackie Stezzi. A 2009 graduate of Monmouth University, Stezzi was a four-year member of the Hawks lacrosse team. In her four seasons, Stezzi helped lead the squad to three regular season Northeast Conference titles (2005, 2006, 2008), along with two Northeast Conference Tournament Championship (2006, 2007). She earned dual bachelor's degrees in political science and history from Monmouth. Read more.
     C.J. Hemerly, Office of Sports Information

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.