Daily Brief

March 11, 2020

EDD Students Present at Human Diversity Conference

The College of Education's Education Doctorate in Transformational Teaching and Learning program was well-represented at the 10th annual Human Diversity Conference at Kutztown University on Friday, Feb. 28. Eleven doctoral students from each of the program's three cohorts presented on an array of education research topics and projects. Kutztown's Ed.D. program is one of over 100-member institutions in the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate (CPED) consortium. Rooted in social justice, the Ed.D. program is dedicated to developing transformational classroom leaders.
     Dan Metzger, Department of Secondary Education


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

High pressure briefly builds as last night's cold front exits. Look for sunny skies and temperatures that are slightly above average. High temperature in the upper 50s. Winds northwest at 5 mph.


March 11
Join us 2 p.m., Wednesday, March 11, in Dixon Conference Room for a webinar on preparation and response protocols for the coronavirus on a college campus. Crisis response experts will share how to best navigate the threat posed by the virus and minimize illness, in addition to updates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
     Julia Scheffler, Housing, Residence Life and Dining Services


March 18
Meet small-business representatives from the Small Business Administration (SBA) and Kutztown University Small Business Development Center (KUSBDC) as they celebrate the fourth annual America's SBDC Day, 10 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, March 18, in the Georgian Room, Old Main. All staff and students are welcome for refreshments and networking opportunities. Learn more at https://americassbdc.org/SBDCday/.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

March 18
Search Engine Optimization 101 will introduce the concept of SEO beginning from the ground-level and building up. Discover the different types of SEO, their applications and best practices for promoting website content. Entrepreneurs who already have a website or have begun research into creating one are welcome. Search Engine Optimization 101, part of the National SBDC Day and Kutztown University College of Business Entrepreneur Leadership Week, will be held 1 p.m., Wednesday, March 18, in 116 McFarland Student Union. There is no cost to participate. Please. RSVP by clicking on the link.
     Carly Simon, Kutztown University Small Business Development Center

March 18
Take the email marketing leap with Constant Contact's workshop, led by Constant Contact expert Dawn Wivell, 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 18, in 116 McFarland Student Union. Discover:
– Why email marketing must be a part of your marketing strategy.
– The seven elements to successful design.
– How to grow your email list.
This is a Kutztown University Small Business Development Center event and part of National SBDC Day and Kutztown University College of Business Entrepreneur Leadership Week. There is no cost to participate. Please RSVP by clicking on the link.
     Carly Simon, Kutztown University Small Business Development Center

March 18
Learn more about the Master of Arts in Counseling with a concentration in Addiction Counseling and meet the faculty 5:30-8 p.m., Wednesday, March 18, in the Georgian Room, Old Main. This program trains counselors to provide competent and ethical counseling services to a diverse group of individuals across a wide variety of settings. Graduates will be prepared to work in community mental health agencies, hospitals, drug and alcohol treatment settings and colleges/universities, among others. Please RSVP to coursvp@kutztown.edu.
     Ryan Bowers, Department of Counselor Education and Student Affairs


March 8–15


Spring Break
Administrative Offices Open

March 11


Science Olympiad - CANCELED

March 11

2 p.m.

Coronavirus on Campus Webinar
Dixon Conference Room

March 12

3 p.m.

Council of Trustees
250 McFarland Student Union

March 16

5 p.m.

AFSCME 2234 Union Meeting
114 Sharadin Arts Building

March 17-20


Entrepreneurial Leadership Week
Schedule here

March 18

10 a.m.

Small Business Center Meet and Greet
Georgian Room, Old Main

March 18

1 p.m.

Search Engine Optimization 101: Registration
116 McFarland Student Union

March 18

2:30 p.m.

Constant Contacts Workshop: Registration
116 McFarland Student Union

March 18

4:30 p.m.

Curtis Smith Book Reading
116 McFarland Student Union

March 18

5:30 p.m.

Addiction Counseling Concentration Open House
Georgian Room, Old Main

March 18

7:30 p.m.

KU Presents! Emmet Cahill
Schaeffer Auditorium

March 14


BASE vs. Bloomsburg (DH)
North Campus Field (Live Stats)

March 14

1 p.m.
(time change)

WLAX vs. Bloomsburg
Keystone Field (Live Stats / Video)

The Division of University Relations and Athletics welcomes Leanne Recla as the university’s new director of Marketing. Recla comes to KU from Lehigh Carbon Community College, where she served as Marketing and Publications specialist for the past three years. She brings an extensive background in social/digital media and journalism to KU. Recla begins her new role this week and her responsibilities will include oversight of KU’s marketing and branding, photography, social media, design and print media. Recla will be located in 201 Schock Education House and can be reached by phone 3-4114 or email at recla@kutztown.edu.
     Office of University Relations


These are the non-instructional positions open on campus on our job board at http://employment.kutztown.edu:

Job Number

Job Title

Job Term

Advertise To

2020-0008 & 09

NEW - Summer Painters Tradesman Helper – Temp - internal

Temporary Full Time



Associate Dean of College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Full Time



Facilities Construction Project Manager

Full Time


19-20 Asst Coaches

19-20 Assistant Athletic Coaches

Part Time



Temp PT Medical Records Assistant

Part Time


     Jeanette Forster, Office of Human Resources

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

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.