Daily Brief

June 8, 2021

Students walking on campus with the evening sun casting a golden glow in the background.

CLASS OF 2025 YOU HAVE ARRIVED
Today marks the first day of Freshmen and Parent/Family Orientation. Join us as we welcome the Class of 2025 and their families to campus. These half-day sessions (a.m. and p.m.) will be held in the McFarland Student Union and will consist of staff and faculty presentations, course registration and campus tours. Orientation will be held June 8-12. Other dates will be posted soon. https://www.kutztown.edu/orientation
     Lisa Grabowski, Office of New Student Orientation

Natalie Santos stands poised confidently with arms crossed looking into the camera.

TRIO SSSP CONGRATULATES NATALIE SANTOS
TRIO Student Support Services Program participant, Natalie Santos, has secured a Democratic nomination to Allentown City Council. Santos is a KU senior majoring in psychology with a minor in Spanish. To learn more about Santos and her campaign, find her article and video here.
     Roxanne Grim, Academic Enrichment - TRIO SSSP

WEATHER

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

Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4 p.m. Some of the storms could produce small hail and heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

BEST OF 2021 SUMMER ART EXHIBITION
"The Best of 2021," summer art exhibition is open June 3 through August 13, in Sharadin's Miller Gallery. This is an exhibition of work representing graduates in all four visual arts departments: Art Education, Art, Communication Design and Applied Digital Arts. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday-Friday. The exhibit is closed on weekends. Follow on Instagram for artwork images.
     Karen Stanford, College of Visual and Performing Arts

KUTZTOWN YOUTH BASEBALL CAMP
The overall camp objective is to provide each participant with a great learning experience in the fundamentals of the game of baseball. Camp attendees will be grouped by age and ability. Players will receive top-level instruction from current Kutztown University coaches and current KU players. Campers will be instructed in baseball fundamentals including: hitting, pitching, infield, outfield, catching, base running, etc. A combination of drills, competitions and games make for a fun, instructional week of baseball at Kutztown University's baseball facility. Camp will run 9 a.m. to noon, June 21-24.
https://kutztown.universitytickets.com/w/event.aspx?id=1485&r=d276d918dd844f558a0150fb5af0ba27
     Eric Folmar, Department of Athletics

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

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

These are the non-instructional positions open on our online job board at http://employment.kutztown.edu (Menu to OOC postings):
     Jeanette Forster, Office of Human Resources

Job Number

Job Title

Job Term

Advertise To

2021-0061

NEW - Head Women's Lacrosse Coach

Full Time

6/27/21

2021-0055

Academic Department Secretary - Mathematics (internal)

Full Time

6/11/21

2021-0051

Patrol Officer

Full Time

6/27/21

2021-0045

Network Analyst

Full Time

6/20/21

Asst Coaches

2021 Assistant Athletic Coaches

Temporary
Part Time

Continuous

Custodial Pool

2020-21 Custodial Worker 1 Pool

Full Time

Continuous

Clerical Pool

2020-21 Clerical Pool

Full Time

Continuous

OOC 2021-008

Payroll Specialist - 2 positions

Full Time

6/13/21

UPCOMING EVENTS

Date

Time

Event

June 9

8 a.m.

New Student Family Orientation

June 9

12:30 p.m.

New Student Family Orientation

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

SAVE THE DATE: FACULTY AND STAFF APPRECIATION LUNCH, SEPTEMBER 22
Please plan on joining us 11 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 22, in O’Pake Fieldhouse, to celebrate the faculty, managers, professional staff and support personnel who have reached significant milestones in their careers and those who have retired or will be retiring from Kutztown University. We will be recognizing individuals from both 2020 and 2021.
More information on the event, including a complete list of honorees, will be sent at a later date. Contact Amy Ridenour (ridenour@kutztown.edu) if you have any questions.
     Offices of the President and Human Resources

CAMPS/EVENTS HAPPENING THIS WEEK (JUNE 7-13)
We are pleased to welcome the following camps/events this week on our campus:
- Tuesday, June 8: Fleetwood High School Graduation, Keystone Arena.
- Wednesday, June 9: Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School Graduation, Keystone Fieldhouse.
- Friday, June 11 - Sunday, June 13: Athletes For Better Education Basketball Tournament, Keystone Fieldhouse.
- Saturday, June 12: Football - East Penn Raiders vs. Upstate Predators, Andre Reed Stadium.
- Sunday, June 13: KU Football Prospect Camp.
Show them your Golden Bear pride. Thank you.
     Jason Garcia, Conference Services

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.