Daily Brief

June 21, 2021

VIDEO: FUTURE TEACHER OF THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED
Chinonyrem, or "Noye" to her friends, wants to become a teacher of visually impaired students, like herself. She chose Kutztown University's Visual Impairment program so she could make a difference in students' lives. Watch here.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

WEATHER

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

Hot, humid conditions expected once again today. Slight chance of an afternoon thunderstorm (better chance is for Monday night into Tuesday). Mostly sunny conditions. High temperatures in the upper 80s. Winds west at 5-10 mph.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

AFSCME MEMBERSHIP MEETING IN PERSON
Please join us 5 p.m., Monday, June 21, in 145 Boehm Science Center. Help us make our membership stronger. Local 2234 is selling "Wawa" Shorti Hoagie coupons for $5. If interested, contact a member of the executive board for information.
     Chris Ferris, AFSCME Secretary

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, financing and free resources that are available to you to help make your dream of starting a business a success. This webinar will take place 1 p.m., Tuesday, June 22. https://pasbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/28217
     Zachary Balla, Kutztown Small Business Development Center

FINANCE 101 FOR STARTUPS
In this free webinar, you will learn how to prepare financial projections, get ready to approach vendors for financing, types of loans you can apply for, how to put together a loan package crowdfunding and the importance of personal credit. Presented by KUSBDC financial consultant, Mark Rentschler. This webinar will take place at 11 a.m., Wednesday, June 30. https://pasbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/28220
     Zachary Balla, Kutztown Small Business Development Center

UPCOMING EVENTS

Date

Time

Event

June 21 5 p.m. AFSCME Membership Meeting
145 Boehm Science Center
June 24 9 a.m. Transfer Orientation
218 McFarland Student Union

YEAR END DUE DATE: GOODS AND SERVICES
– Requisitions: For services or goods to be provided/delivered prior to June 30, requisitions must be entered in SourcePoint and approved by your manager by Monday, June 21.
– Invoices: For services or goods provided/delivered prior to June 30, they must be submitted to the Office of Accounts Payable as soon as possible but no later than Friday, July 9.
– Delivered Merchandise: Merchandise delivered directly to you from a vendor on or before June 30, must be received in SourcePoint before the end of day Wednesday, June 30. Contact the storeroom if you need assistance at 610-683-4122.
– Direct Pay Requests: For a payment request to be processed before June 30, it must be received by the Office of Accounts Payable no later than Monday, June 21. For any requests that will be back dated to FY 2021, it must be received by accounts payable no later than Friday, July 9.
Please contact Accounts Payable with any questions.
     Matt Assad, Office of the Controller

CONDOLENCES
Our deepest sympathy to Dr. Dawn Slack on the passing of her mother, Carmelita. Condolences can be sent to Dawn and her family c/o the Department of Modern Language Studies.
     Christine Coleman Núñez, Department of Modern Language Studies

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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