Daily Brief

March 12, 2021

The setting sun casts its orange and purple hues on the windows of the Sharadin Arts Building.

2021 REGIONAL SCHOLASTIC ART AWARD RECIPIENTS
The Eastern Central Pennsylvania Scholastic Affiliate has announced the regional award recipients of the 2021 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. Presented by the nonprofit organization the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers, the 98th Scholastic Art and Writing Awards are the country's longest-running and most prestigious scholarship and recognition program for creative students in grades 7-12. Most of the students in this competition are taught by alumni of KU's Department of Art Education. Their student's success exemplifies the strength of Kutztown University's program as well as showcasing the many school districts in our area that have stellar 7-12 grade art programs. Learn More.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

WEATHER

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

Cold front to pass through the region during the morning. There may be a stray shower but conditions improve by the late morning. Another pretty nice and sunny day is expected. High temperature in the mid-60s. Winds west at 5-10 mph.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

GABRIEL DISCUSSES NEW BOOK ON PCN SUNDAY NIGHT
Dr. Michael Gabriel, history department, will be featured on PCN's "PA Books," 7 p.m., Sunday, March 14, to discuss his new book, "Physician Soldier." Read a preview and learn how to watch at the PCN website.
https://pcntv.com/2021/03/08/march-14-physician-soldier-with-michael-gabriel/
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

UPCOMING EVENTS

Date

Time

Event

Mar. 14

3 p.m.

KU Band Concert
Schaeffer Auditorium

Mar. 15

5 p.m.

Local 2234 Membership Meeting
Zoom

Mar. 15

7:30 p.m.

Music Monday
KutztownUnivMusic

Mar. 17

1:30 p.m.

Social Equity Policies Training
Registration: socialequity@kutztown.edu

Mar. 17

5:30 p.m.

St. Patrick's Day Bagpipe Concert
Schaeffer Auditorium, front lawn (weather dependent)

Mar. 18

11 a.m.

Women Veterans Virtual Tribute Event
Virtual

Mar. 18

1:30 p.m.

Council of Trustees: Committee Meetings
Zoom: Meeting ID: 953 7254 4741
Passcode: 968193

Mar. 18

3 p.m.

Council of Trustees: Plenary Session
Zoom: Meeting ID: 923 6949 3795
Passcode: 124507

Mar. 19

8:30 a.m.

17th Annual Social Work Community Forum
Virtual

Mar. 19

10 a.m.

Daniel Metzger Ed.D. Dissertation Defense
Virtual

Date

Time

Event

Mar. 12

2:30 p.m.

SB vs. Lock Haven (DH)
North Campus Field (Live Stats / Video)

Mar. 13

1 p.m.

WLAX vs. Georgian Court (Senior Day)
Keystone Field (Live Stats)

Mar. 13

1 p.m.

BASE vs. Lock Haven (DH)
North Campus Field (Live Stats)

DEADLINE: 2021-2022 EARLY EVENT REGISTRATION
March 12
Enter all 2021-2022 events and meetings (i.e., virtual, hybrid and in-person) into EMS prior to noon, Friday, March 12, for early consideration.
- Register events with minors in attendance according to KU’s Protection of Minors policy.
- Non-reservable locations (e.g., Career Center, residence halls, University Place): select Location “Non-Reservable.”
- Virtual events: select Location “Virtual.”
Contact the Office of Conference and Event Services with any questions.
https://www.kutztown.edu/about-ku/administrative-offices/conference-and-event-services.html
     Jason Garcia, Office of Conference and Event Services

BUSINESS SKILLS FOR SUCCESS (EIGHT-WEEK SERIES)
March 18
The Business Skills for Success (English) is an eight-week webinar series that is for early stage and existing business owners who want to take their business to the next level. During the first class, participants will select special topics that they desire to deep dive into as a cohort. At the last session, participants will present their pitch. The cost is $25. Participants may qualify for the fee to be waived. Series begins 6-8 p.m., Thursday, March 18.  https://pasbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/27785
     Melissa Taranto, KUSBDC

DANIEL METZGER EDD DISSERTATION DEFENSE

March 19
The College of Education announces Daniel Metzger will defend his Doctor of Education dissertation, "Journaling on the Transition to College: Foucauldian Approaches to First-Year Experience in the College Writing Classroom,” 10 a.m., Friday, March 19, via Zoom. Visit our Ed.D. dissertation page for more information: tinyurl.com/15j26gx4.
     Patricia Walsh Coates, College of Education

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.