Daily Brief

March 17, 2021

Image of sound studio desk is background. To the left is a maroon circle outlined in gold. In the center of the circle is a gold image of the clock tower with sound symbols on each side. Below the clock tower is #KURADIO. To the right of the maroon circle, is the green Spotify Icon with the word Spotify below it in green type.

KUR WINS TWO BROADCASTING AWARDS
Kutztown University Radio won runner-up awards at the 81st annual Intercollegiate Broadcasting System Awards, held earlier this month. KUR won runner-up in Most Innovative/Creative Programming for “Mellowkore's Funhouse - Dead Mall Tracks,” hosted by KU student Jordyn Leon Guerrero. KU also won runner-up in Best Sports Talk Program for “Elite Action,” hosted by KU students Noah Pegler and Kyle O'Keefe. KUR has won multiple awards dating back to its revival. Read More.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

WEATHER

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

Weak high pressure moves into the region. It will stabilize the atmosphere but the cloud cover will remain in place. High temperature near 50. Winds west at 5 mph.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

SAINT PATRICK'S DAY BAGPIPE CONCERT
March 17
The Kutztown Pipe Band, a group made up of KU students and Kutztown community members, will host an outdoor bagpipe concert, 5:30-6:30 p.m., St. Patrick’s Day, Wednesday, March 17, in front of Schaeffer Auditorium (weather dependent).
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     Laura Sherrod, Kutztown Pipe Band

EDUCATION ENTERPRISE IN TRANSITION: CALL TO ACTION
March 19
Please excuse social work students (i.e., BSW, MSW and DSW) from classes 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, March 19. All social work majors are expected to attend the all-day virtual Department of Social Work 17th Annual Community Forum, “Education Enterprise in Transition: A Call to Action.” Students will be responsible for making up any missed assignments. Thank you in advance for your consideration in this matter.
     John Vafeas, Department of Social Work

CAMPUS BLOOD DRIVE
March 25
Our next campus blood drive is scheduled noon to 7 p.m., Thursday, March 25, in the O’Pake Field House. Open to all students, staff, faculty and the public, new and returning donors are welcome. Pre-registration is required at: https://donor.giveapint.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/81786.
     Jerry Schearer, Community Outreach Center/Student Volunteer Coalition

PAYROLL: DIY OR OUTSOURCE
March 25
Learn the elements that go in to deciding whether to do your company’s payroll in house or outsource to a payroll company. Presented by Lauren Drury, payroll administrator at Doublestar, Inc., 10-11 a.m., Thursday, March 25. This event is paid for in part by CARES Act funding.  https://pasbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/27784
     Melissa Taranto, KUSBDC

ENGAGE! BUSINESS & MANUFACTURING ROUNDTABLE
March 25
Learn how SEO fits into your larger digital marketing strategy and the top tactics that most businesses are not leveraging properly to improve their SEO performance, 1-2:30 p.m., Thursday, March 25.  https://pasbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/27894
     Melissa Taranto, KUSBDC

QUALITATIVE EXPLORATION OF SOCIAL WORK IDENTITY
April 1
The Department of Social Work announces Michael Hassler, MSW, will defend the Doctor of Social Work dissertation, "Who Do We Think We Are? A Qualitative Exploration of Social Work Identity," 1 p.m., Thursday, April 1, via Zoom. https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/99958571687
     Stephen Stoeffler and Sharon Lyter, Department of Social Work

UPCOMING EVENTS

Date

Time

Event

March 17

1:30 p.m.

Social Equity Policies Training
Registration: socialequity@kutztown.edu

March 17

5:30 p.m.

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

March 18

11 a.m.

Women Veterans Virtual Tribute Event
Virtual

March 18

1:30 p.m.

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

March 18

3 p.m.

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

March 19

8:30 a.m.

17th Annual Social Work Community Forum
Virtual

March 19

10 a.m.

Daniel Metzger Ed.D. dissertation defense
Virtual

March 22

1 p.m.

Heather Osborn Ed.D. dissertation defense
Virtual

March 22

2 p.m.

Provost Search Candidate A
Virtual

March 22

12:30 p.m.

Mindy McCormick, DSW dissertation defense
Zoom: Meeting ID: 955 9229 8621 Passcode: 404332

March 22

7:30 p.m.

Music Monday
KutztownUnivMusic

March 23-26

 

Kutztown University Entrepreneurship Week 2021
http://www.kutztown.edu/EntrepreneurshipWeek

March 24

2 p.m.

Provost Search Candidate B
Virtual

March 26

2 p.m.

Provost Search Candidate C
Virtual

March 29

2 p.m.

Provost Search Candidate D
Virtual

Date

Time

Event

March 17

3 p.m.

BB vs. Chestnut Hill
North Campus Field (Live Stats | Video)

March 19

 

BB vs. Bloomsburg (DH)
Postponed

March 20

1 p.m.

SB vs. Bloomsburg (DH)
North Campus Field (Live Stats | Video)

March 20

1:30 p.m.

XC at PSAC Championships
Lock Haven University (Live Results | Video)

March 21

noon

BB vs. Bloomsburg (DH)
North Campus Field (Live Stats | Video)

PASBDC CELEBRATES FIFTH ANNUAL NATIONAL SBDC DAY
March 17
To celebrate SBDC Day, Pennsylvania SBDC’s will be hosting various no-cost webinar programs for small businesses on Wednesday, March 17. Visit http://www.pasbdc.org to learn more.
     Francene Dudziec, PASBDC

WOMEN VETERANS VIRTUAL TRIBUTE EVENT
March 18
Please join us during our no-cost virtual event 11 a.m. to noon, Thursday, March 18. This year’s theme is “Celebrating the ‘Small’ Wins,” we have along our journey toward success. Our guest speaker is retired Command Sgt. Maj. Dr. Karen Archondidis, chief academic officer, Army Medical Department Noncommissioned Officer Academy and professor, educational leadership, Trident University International. One Financial Services Military Scholarship will be presented to our 2021 Kutztown University scholarship recipient. Please RSVP by Friday, March 12: https://forms.gle/2UJagXM9CbdiUvdS6. A gift will be given to the first 50 registrants. Contact us with any questions, 610-683-4228.
https://www.kutztown.edu/about-ku/administrative-offices/military-and-veterans-services/events-and-career-tools/spring-2021-(events-and-tools).html
     Office of Veterans 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

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

These are the non-instructional positions open on our online job board at http://employment.kutztown.edu (Menu to OOC postings):

Job Number

Job Title

Job Term

Advertise To

2021-0017

NEW - Budget/Grant Analyst/Training Compliance Director

Full Time

3/28/21

2021-0006

Assistant Director Facilities Energy Services and Utilities

Full Time

3/28/21

2021-0007

Associate State Director of Financial Management

Full Time

Continuous

2021-0008

Associate Director for Financial Aid Operations

Full Time

3/28/21

2021-0004

2021 Temporary Summer Painters

Temporary Full Time

3/21/21

Clerical Pool

2020-21 Clerical Pool

Full Time

Continuous

Custodial Pool

2020-21 Custodial Worker 1 Pool

Full Time

Continuous

Asst Coaches

2021 Assistant Athletic Coaches

Part Time

5/31/21

OOC 2021-02

Construction Contract Manager

Full Time

3/21/21

     Jeanette Forster, Office of Human Resources

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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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.