Daily Brief

March 29, 2021

Photo of Wendy Pursell smiling

WENDY PURSELL, NACUBO
On March 12, Wendy Pursell, Office of Student Accounts, presented, “Bursar Fundamentals Program” to 349 attendees from various institutions from across the country at the National Association of College and University Business Officer (NACUBO).
     Wendy Pursell, Office of Student Accounts

WEATHER

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

Windy and sunny day. High temperature in the low-50s. Winds northwest at 15-25 mph.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE FOR COVID VACCINATION
Employees requesting administrative leave to get their COVID vaccine should note "COVID vaccine" in the comments section of the leave request and provide proof of vaccine to Human Resources. Please direct any related questions to AskHR.
     Jennifer Weidman, Human Resources

CANCELED -  CANDIDATE D-PROVOST SEARCH

March 29
Due to unforeseen circumstances, today’s provost candidate will not be interviewing with us today, Monday, March 29.
     Warren Hilton, vice-president, Enrollment Management and Student Affairs

FREDERICK DOUGLASS INSTITUTE DISCUSSION SERIES
March 30
The Frederick Douglass Institute would like to invite you to the second discussion series of spring 2021. Dr. Amber Jean-Marie Pabon will present, “Sistering, Daughtering, and Mothering: How a Black Woman's Virtual Literature Circle Helps Me Survive a Global Pandemic,” 11 a.m., Tuesday, March 30, via Zoom. https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/91981541381?pwd=aDRDdGI4d096RlZ3NHZCS2RrdWFjdz09
     The Frederick Douglass Institute

2021 CET PEDAGOGICAL DEVELOPMENT GRANT
Just a kind reminder to submit your CET Pedagogical Development Grant proposals by March 31. Click link for details, and feel free to let me know if you have any questions. Thanks.
     Yun (Amy) Lu, Center for the Enhancement of Teaching

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

OVERDRIVE EBOOKS AND AUDIOBOOKS
Rohrbach Library now offers access to OverDrive. OverDrive provides a collection of popular fiction and nonfiction eBooks and audiobook titles. It is compatible with Kindle, iPad and a variety of mobile and non-mobile devices. Libby, the OverDrive mobile app, offers an intuitive interface for reading eBooks or listening to audiobooks. Access here: https://rohrbachlibrary.overdrive.com/. To learn more, visit the library's help page: https://library.kutztown.edu/ebooks/overdrive.
     Jourdan Harris, Rohrbach Library

DIVERSITY PRIZE WINNERS
The faculty of the Department of Social Work sponsors and funds an annual Diversity Prize, awarded each year to the students who provide the most creative, comprehensive presentation on the celebration of diversity in their own lives. We are pleased to announce that the 2021 Diversity Prize Bachelor of Social Work winner is Aleah Grimshaw. She received a $500 cash award. Master of Social Work winners are Michael Piora and Rebekah Brossman. Both received a $250 cash award. The awards were presented at the 17th annual Community Forum.
     FangHsun Wei, Department of Social Work

CET SPRING PRESENTATION
April 1
The CET is pleased to offer the spring session "Tools and Practices to Enhance Delivery of Synchronous Online Content," presented by Dr. Daniel Spiegel, 11 a.m., Thursday, April 1. This CET presentation can be accessed through this Zoom link. Participation certificates will be provided. All are welcome, and we hope to see you then.
     Yun (Amy) Lu, Then Center for the Enhancement of Teaching

UPCOMING EVENTS

Date

Time

Event

March 23-26

 

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

March 29

1 p.m.

Cathy Shappell Ed.D. dissertation defense
Virtual

March 29

2 p.m. Canceled

Provost Search Candidate D
Canceled

March 30

11 a.m.

FDI Series: Dr. Pabon, “Sistering, Daughtering, and Mothering: How a Black Woman's Virtual Literature Circle Helps Me Survive a Global Pandemic”
Zoom Meeting

April 1

1 p.m.

Qualitative Exploration of Social Work Identity
Zoom Meeting

April 1

2 p.m.

Samantha Piller Ed.D. dissertation defense
Virtual

April 1

4 p.m.

University Senate
Zoom Meeting ID: 975 8734 2472 Passcode: 400956

April 1

7 p.m.

Allies Drag Show
Virtual

April 2

All Day

Mobile Mammogram
Student Recreation Center

Date

Time

Event

March 29

3:45 p.m.

W. Tennis vs. Shippensburg
Keystone Courts

March 30

Noon

W. Golf KU Spring Invitational
Moselem Springs Golf Course

March 31

4 p.m.

WLAX vs. ESU
Keystone Field Live Video Live Stats

April 2

Noon
2:30 p.m.

Baseball vs. Mansfield (Doubleheader)
North Campus Field Live Video Live Stats

April 3

1 p.m.
3 p.m.

Softball vs. Mansfield (Doubleheader)
North Campus Field Live Video Live Stats

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.