Daily Brief

March 5, 2021

Image of the pink ribbon 3D Mobile Mammography clinic coach, sponsored by Lehigh Valley Cancer Institute.

MOBILE MAMMOGRAMS RETURN APRIL 2; REGISTER TODAY
The Lehigh Valley Cancer Institute will bring its mobile mammography coach to Kutztown University Friday, April 2. Screenings will take place 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Student Recreation Center parking lot. The screening service will be offered to women over 40 years old who have not had a mammogram in the past year. The event is open to the entire community. Learn More and Register.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

WEATHER

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

High pressure sets up shop in the east and will dominate for the next 5-7 days. Chilly, windy and sunny day in store for Friday. Hang in there though as spring-like temperatures are coming next week. High temperature in the mid-30s. Winds northwest at 15-20 mph, gusting to 30 mph.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

PARENT BULLETIN: MARCH 2021
This month's edition of the KU Parents & Family Bulletin has been sent to registered subscribers and can be found online. Please encourage parents, family members and our campus community to sign-up for the monthly e-newsletter (sign-up here). Please direct any questions to University Relations at UR@kutztown.edu.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

UPCOMING EVENTS

Date

Time

Event

Mar. 8

8 a.m.

International Women’s Day
126 Old Main: RSVP here

Mar. 8

9:30 a.m.

Elizabeth Ehrig Schucker Ed.D. Dissertation Defense
Click here for more information

Mar. 8

5 p.m.

Discovering your Femininity
Zoom: ID 970 2081 3001

Mar. 8

7 p.m.

Music Mondays
KutztownUnivMusic-YouTube

Mar. 10

All Day

Wellness Day
No Classes

Mar. 11

11 a.m.

GRIT Chat, Celebrating Resiliency
https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/94784443050

Mar. 11

3 p.m.

State System Chancellor Open Forum
https://passhe.zoom.us/j/95568774443

Mar. 14

3 p.m.

KU Band Concert
Schaeffer Auditorium

ELIZABETH EHRIG SCHUCKER EDD DISSERTATION DEFENSE
March 8
The College of Education announces Elizabeth Ehrig Schucker will defend her Doctor of Education dissertation, "Changed Agents: Cultivating Students’ Civic Identity Through Participation in a Social Justice-Themed Book Club as a Subversive Approach to Critical Literacy in Education,” at 9:30 a.m., Monday, March 8, via Zoom. Visit our Ed.D. dissertation page for more information: tinyurl.com/15j26gx4.
     Patricia Walsh Coates, College of Education

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY

March 8
This year's theme is “Women in Leadership: Achieving an Equal Future in a COVID-19 World.” We will celebrate how womanhood and self-care is experienced around the globe.
– Stop in the Women's Center to learn more and to pick up a self-care bag, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday, March 8, 126 Old Main.
– Join us for an online presentation and discussion on "Discovering your Femininity," 5 p.m., Monday, March 8, via Zoom. ID 970 2081 3001
https://www.kutztown.edu/about-ku/administrative-offices/womens-center/upcoming-events.html
     Diane Biehl, The Women’s Care Center

WELLNESS DAYS FACULTY AND STAFF LUNCH
March 10
The Wellness Days Committee wants to personally invite faculty and staff to a lunch workshop by Mindful Empowerment mentor and therapist, Shonda Moralis, MSW, LCSW, noon, Wednesday, March 10. This workshop, “Unleashing Our Superpowers: Breathe, Empower, and Achieve in 5-Minutes a Day,” is accompanied with a special lunch on the Cub Café Porch. Email Christine Storch at storch@kutztown.edu to attend. Only 40 spots available. Staff attendance is dependent on supervisor approval, subject to operational needs. No leave will be required and no overtime will be paid for those attending. Supervisors please be as liberal as possible allowing staff to participate.
     Christine Storch, Wellness Days Committee

UNIVERSITY SENATE AT-LARGE SENATOR NOMINATIONS
Nominations are now open for upcoming vacancies for University Senate at-large:
– Faculty representatives (2) https://engage.kutztown.edu/submitter/form/start/469661
– University Senate at-large professional staff representative (3) https://engage.kutztown.edu/submitter/form/start/469662
All eligible colleagues are encouraged to nominate for the elections that will follow. For position questions contact senate@kutztown.edu. For technical issues, contact Leah Cassellia at casselli@kutztown.edu.
     Cara Cotellese, University Senate

KUTZTOWN CATERING – ARAMARK
Are you planning an event or meeting on campus? Check out https://kutztown.catertrax.com/ for a full list of offerings including individually-packaged meals and snacks. Our services for spring 2021 also include buffet menus with additional safety standards in place to ensure your event is successful and give your guests peace of mind. Contact us at catering@kutztown.edu or 610-683-4680. As a reminder any university-sponsored event providing food must be ordered through Kutztown Catering (Aramark) unless prior approval has been granted by the Office of Housing, Dining and Residence Life. Exceptions to the contract include student organizations who meet specific guidelines.
     Julia Scheffler, Dining Services

AUTO BUYING WEBINAR PRESENTED BY PSECU
March 9
As one of the top auto lenders in Pennsylvania, we know a lot about the buying process. Because of this, we are presenting a free auto buying webinar at noon, Tuesday, March 9. To access, please register via the provided link. We will cover:
– Tips for buying a new or used vehicle.
– Financial considerations of auto buying.
– Differences between buying and leasing.
– What to expect when shopping for a vehicle online.
You are invited to attend and to share this invite with anyone who may be interested. Attendance is open to all, even those who aren't PSECU members. Registration link: https://campaign.documatix.com/DM/DPS/WebForms/WebForm/5E810CCEDA43C9F2
     Kelly Ann Ryan, PSECU

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.