Daily Brief

March 5, 2020

Governor Wolf Visited Kutztown University

GOVERNOR WOLF VISITED KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY
Governor Tom Wolf visited Kutztown University Wednesday to discuss how his innovative Nellie Bly Scholarship Program would help at least 25,000 students in the state's university system achieve their dream of earning a college degree while graduating with less debt and building lives in Pennsylvania. The visit was part of the governor's tour of all 14 state-owned universities. Read More.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

WEATHER

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

Nice day under high pressure. Partly sunny skies with highs in the upper 40s.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

KU CAMPUS STORE HOURS FOR SPRING BREAK
– Monday, March 9 through Friday, March 13: 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
– Saturday, March 14: Closed.
– Sunday, March 15: Closed.
https://ww.kubstore.com
     Kyle Rex, KU Campus Store

DOCTORAL DISSERTATION DEFENSE
March 20
The Department of Social Work announces Rachel Bernini, MSW, LSW, is defending her dissertation, “Understanding Effective Supervision and the Relationship between Supervision Effectiveness and Education,” at 3:30 p.m., Friday, March 20, in 324L Old Main.
     John Conahan and Sharon Lyter, Department of Social Work

UPCOMING EVENTS

March 5

11 a.m.

Ethical Leadership and Organizational Cynicism
120 Sharadin Arts Building

March 5

4 p.m.

University Senate Meeting
103 Academic Forum

March 8–15

 

Spring Break
Administrative Offices Open

March 11

8 a.m.

Science Olympiad
Multiple Buildings

March 12

3 p.m.

Council of Trustees
250 McFarland Student Union

KU Field Hockey Earns 16th Straight National Team Academic Award

FIELD HOCKEY EARNS 16TH STRAIGHT NATIONAL TEAM ACADEMIC AWARD
The Kutztown University field hockey team was recognized as one of 30 Division II field hockey programs to maintain at least a 3.0 team GPA during the Fall 2019 semester, earning them the Zag Field Hockey / NFHCA Division II National Academic Team Award for the 16th consecutive year. Head coach Marci Scheuing has proven her strong commitment to excellence in the classroom. At Kutztown, her teams have received the National Academic Team Award in each of her seven years, including the top GPA in Division II in 2015.
     C.J. Hemerly, Sports Information

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY
March 5
This year’s theme for International Women’s Day is “#EachforEqual” and is drawn from the idea of collective individualism. Stop by our table, 10 a.m., Thursday, March 5, in the lobby of Old Main, to learn more about this annual event, and celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women in our own community.
      Diane Biehl, Women's Center and GLBTQ Resource Center

ETHICAL LEADERSHIP AND ORGANIZATIONAL CYNICISM
March 5
Join us 11 a.m. Thursday, March 5, in 120 Sharadin Arts Building for “Ethical Leadership and Organizational Cynicism.” This study aims to construct and empirically test a theoretical model of a mediated relationship between ethical leadership and organizational cynicism. This free presentation is open to the entire university community and presented by the Kutztown University College of Visual and Performing Arts, dean's office.
     Joselyn Wynter, College of Visual and Performing Arts

UNIVERSITY SENATE MEETING
March 5
The next meeting of the University Senate will be held 4 p.m., Thursday, March 5, in 103 Academic Forum. The agenda can be found on the Senate website by clicking on the following link: https://www.kutztown.edu/about-ku/administration/governance/university-senate.html. Minutes and supporting documentation are available for senators in the University Senate D2L. Please email any senate representative changes and/or D2L shell access requests to senate@kutztown.edu.
https://www.kutztown.edu/about-ku/administration/governance/university-senate.html
      AnnMarie Cordner, University Senate

FRIENDFEST 2020
March 7
FriendFest is Saturday, March 7. FriendFest is an annual benefit featuring beer and wine tasting, delicious food and various vendors. All proceeds go to the Optimist Club of Kutztown’s children’s programs and Friend, Inc. For more information and tickets, please visit www.friendfest.org.
     Mark Prevoznik, Facilities

2020 OUT OF THE DARKNESS WALK - HOPE WALKS HERE
The 2020 Out of the Darkness Walk will be held Sunday, April 26. Registration will take place starting at 3 p.m. at the DMZ. The walk will begin at 4 p.m. Our mission is to offer support and bring hope to those who have been affected by the suicide of a loved one. The fundraising goal this year is $7,000. All proceeds benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Teams and individuals can donate and register before the walk at afsp.org/kutztown. Volunteers are still needed for walk committees. Please contact brenner@kutztown.edu for planning meeting dates and times. Help us show our community that hope walks here.
     Patricia Brenner, NAMI KU

SPRING BREAK HOURS
McFarland Student Union
–Friday, March 6: Closing at 6 p.m.
–Saturday, March 7 and Sunday, March 8: Closed.
–Monday, March 9 through Friday, March 13: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
–Saturday, March 14: Closed.
Regular hours resume Sunday, March 15: 11 a.m. to midnight.
     Amanda Garcia, McFarland Student Union

Rohrbach Library
–Saturday, March 7 and Sunday, March 8: Closed.
–Monday, March 9 through Friday, March 13: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
–Saturday, March 14 and Sunday, March 15: Closed.
Regular hours resume Monday, March 16.
     Jennifer Tanzos, Rohrbach Library

Student Recreation Center
–Friday, March 6: 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
–Saturday, March 7 through Sunday, March 8: Closed.
–Monday, March 9 through Friday, March 13: 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
–Saturday, March 14: Closed.
Regular hours resume Sunday, March 15: 1-11 p.m.

The Keystone Hall Swimming Pool

–Friday, March 6: 8-9 a.m. and noon to 1 p.m.
–Saturday, March 7 through Saturday, March 14: Closed.
Regular hours resume Sunday, March 15: 7-10 p.m.
     Tracy Turner, Office of Recreational 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.