Daily Brief

March 22, 2021

Photo of the Kutztown University Softball team the day coach Judy Lawes earned her career victory No. 1,000.

SOFTBALL COACH JUDY LAWES WINS 1,000TH CAREER GAME
Kutztown University softball head coach Judy Lawes joined some elite company Sunday afternoon. After KU's 12-1 win over Bloomsburg University in game one of a doubleheader sweep, Lawes earned career victory No. 1,000. Lawes became the 14th coach in NCAA Division II history and 39th across all NCAA divisions to reach the milestone. Her 34-year record improves to 1001-567-2.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEEK 2021 Adapting in a Changing Business Landscape

ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEEK 2021
Join the College of Business, KU Entrepreneurial Leadership Center, KU SBDC and Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce as we host Entrepreneurship Week 2021, March 23-26. During this week we facilitate workshops, panels and presentations that provide students and the local community with insight, strategies and tools from experts to launch or boost their business. Our 2021 theme is “Adapting in a Changing Business Landscape.”
     Paige Brookins, College of Business

WEATHER

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

High pressure remains the main weather feature for Monday. Sunny skies are mild temperatures are expected with onshore flow keeping temperatures slightly moderated. High temperature in the mid-60s. Winds east at 5 mph.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

PROVOST SEARCH – CANDIDATE A
March 22
An open session to meet Candidate A for the position of provost will be held at 2 p.m., Monday, March 22, via Zoom link. Read the candidate’s resume and cover letter here.
     Warren Hilton, vice-president, Enrollment Management and Student Affairs
 
EFFECTIVENESS OF SOCIAL WORK INFORMED CURRICULUM

March 22
The Department of Social Work announces Mindy McCormick, BSW, MSW, will defend the Doctor of Social Work dissertation, "Effectiveness of a Social Work Informed Casework Training Curriculum for Paraprofessionals in Non-Profit Social Service Agencies," 12:30 p.m., Monday, March 22, via Zoom. https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/95592298621
Meeting ID: 955 9229 8621 Passcode: 404332
     Janice Gasker and Sharon Lyter, Department of Social Work

MUSIC MONDAYS
March 22
Music Mondays are streamed live at 7:30 p.m. each Monday on KutztownUnivMusic YouTube channel. If you subscribe, you will get notification when they are about to go live. Past Music Mondays videos can be played too. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKUIJRrLPpDiQ4GNDNM76lg
     Department of Music

CET SPRING PANEL DISCUSSION

March 23
The CET is pleased to offer the spring panel discussion "Strategies for Facilitating a Successful Learning Community", presented by Drs. Lisa Frye, Yoon Mi Kim, Julie Palkendo, and Amy Pfeiler-Wunder at 11 a.m., Tuesday, March 23. This CET session can be accessed through the Zoom link https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/390059274. All are welcome, and participation certificates will be provided. Hope to see you then.
     Yun (Amy) Lu, Center for the Enhancement of Teaching

KU GRADUATE SCHOOL FAIR
The Career Development Center is partnering with Graduate Admissions to offer a KU-only Graduate School Fair, 3 p.m., Wednesday, March 24, via Zoom. Please inform your students. The following programs are hosting breakout sessions after the opening presentation: Master of Art Education, Master of Arts in English, Master of Business Administration, Master of Computer Science, Master of Arts in Counseling, Master of Science in School Counseling, Master of Education with Secondary Education, Master of Education in Student Affairs in Higher Education, Master of Public Administration, Master of Social Work and Reading Specialist Certification. http://www.kutztown.edu/careercenter
      Jeann Cengeri, Career Development Center

UNIVERSITY CURRICULUM COMMITTEE
March 25
The University Curriculum Committee will meet 11 a.m., Thursday, March 25, via Zoom: https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/91950007023. A meeting password is required to attend. Please contact Lisa Brennan at brennan@kutztown.edu for the password.
     Lisa Brennen, University Curriculum Committee

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

STUDENT COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER
March 26
Please inform your graduating seniors, student commencement speaker applications are being accepted through Friday, March 26. For more information and an application go to: https://www.kutztown.edu/events/commencement.html
      Andrea Kirshman, Retention and Student Success

UPCOMING EVENTS

Date

Time

Event

March 22

12:30 p.m.

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

March 22

1 p.m.

Heather Osborn Ed.D. dissertation defense
Virtual

March 22

2 p.m.

Provost Search Candidate A
Zoom Meeting

March 22

7:30 p.m.

Music Monday
KutztownUnivMusic

March 23

11 a.m.

CET Panel Discussion
Zoom

March 23-26

 

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

March 24

2 p.m.

Provost Search Candidate B
Zoom Meeting

March 25

2 p.m.

University Curriculum Committee
Zoom

March 26

2 p.m.

Provost Search Candidate C
Zoom Meeting

March 29

1 p.m.

Cathy Shappell Ed.D. dissertation defense
Virtual

March 29

2 p.m.

Provost Search Candidate D
Zoom Meeting

Date

Time

Event

March 23

2:30 p.m.

SB vs. Nyack (DH)
North Campus Field (Live Stats)

March 23

4 p.m.

WLAX vs. Millersville
Keystone Field (Live Stats | Video)

March 25

2 p.m.

M/W TEN vs. Millersville
Keystone Courts

March 26

Noon

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

March 27

1 p.m.

SB vs. Shepherd (DH)
North Campus Field (Live Stats)

March 27

1 p.m.

WLAX vs. Shippensburg
Keystone Field (Live Stats | Video)

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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