Daily Brief

June 10, 2021

In an undated photo, geology students conduct field studies along a boulder and rock creek bed in the woods.

GEOSCIENCE LEARNING ECOSYSTEM
Kutztown University has partnered with universities across the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education to create new ways of teaching geosciences, designed to improve field-based instruction and learning for Pennsylvania students with the goal of increasing their workforce and graduate school preparedness. KU's Dr. Sarah Tindall, professor of geology, is a co-principal investigator for a collaborative $397,822 National Science Foundation grant-funded project to create a Geoscience Learning Ecosystem throughout the 14 universities in the State System. Read more.
      Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

WEATHER

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

Partly cloudy conditions with another day of possible showers and thunderstorms as a cold front exits. Highs cooler at around 82. Even cooler tomorrow at about 10 degrees lower. 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

There are no new announcements today.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Date

Time

Event

June 10

1:30 p.m.

Council of Trustees: Committee Meetings
Zoom Meeting ID: 947 2336 3055 Passcode: 342669

June 10

3 p.m.

Council of Trustees: Plenary Session
Zoom Meeting ID: 955 7045 9947 Passcode: 873807

June 11

8 a.m.

New Student Family Orientation

June 11

12:30 p.m.

New Student Family Orientation

June 12

8 a.m.

New Student Family Orientation

June 12

12:30 p.m.

New Student Family Orientation

KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY COUNCIL OF TRUSTEES MEETING
The Kutztown University Council of Trustees will meet remotely Thursday, June 10, 2021. There will be no physical location for the meeting as a safety precaution given the current COVID-19 crisis and current social distancing guidelines.
- An Executive Session will be held at 11:30 a.m.
- Committee meetings will begin at 1:30 p.m. https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/94723363055?pwd=aVYyaHhIV2syV3IwbzRYM010djVWQT09 Meeting ID: 947 2336 3055 Passcode: 342669 Dial: 646-876-9923.
- Plenary Session will begin at 3 p.m. https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/95570459947?pwd=NnhxTXFNRHFVUjZrdy9MajhMbDJEUT09 Meeting ID: 955 7045 9947 Passcode: 873807 Dial: 646-876-9923.
     Office of the President

VOLUNTEER FOR THE JUNETEENTH DAY OF SERVICE
The Community Outreach Center is looking for Kutztown University community volunteers for our Juneteenth Day of Service in collaboration with the City of Allentown on Saturday, June 19. Multiple shifts are available 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., in Allentown. Please visit our GivePulse page for further details and to sign-up, or email Nykolai Blichar at blichar@kutztown.edu.
*Rain date is Sun. June 20.
     Nykolai Blichar, Community Outreach Center

PSECU’S SUMMER SWIPESTAKES
PSECU launched a summer “SwipeStakes” sweepstakes that offers members a chance to win $500, one of 20 prizes, each time they swipe their PSECU credit or debit card during the months of June and July. Each transaction made with a PSECU debit or credit card between 12 a.m., June 1, and 11:59 p.m., July 31, will count as an entry. Two separate monthly drawings will be conducted to randomly select 10 winners each month. SwipeStakes rules are available at https://go.psecu.com/swipestakes. Kutztown University employees are eligible for membership in PSECU. For more information visit the PSECU website.
     Kelly Ann Ryan, PSECU

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.