Daily Brief

March 31, 2022

Dr. Daniel Greenstein answering questions on stage in the MSU auditorium

State System Chancellor Visits KU

State System chancellor Dr. Daniel Greenstein visited KU Tuesday, March 29, to meet with stakeholders across campus. Greenstein held an open forum for the campus community where he spoke on the future of the State System and held a Q&A session.

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The Department of Philosophy and Government is saddened to announce Jeanne Partel, wife of Dr. Robert Partel, former chairperson of Political Science at KU, passed away yesterday. Her viewing will be held 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, March 31, at Heintzelman Funeral Home, Schnecksville. Funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 1, at St. Joseph the Worker, Orefield. Donations can be made to St. Joseph the Worker Angel Fund, c/o the funeral home, P.O. Box # 196, Schnecksville, PA 18078.

Paula Holoviak, Department of Philosophy and Government

Second Day of Internship and Job Fair

Faculty, please encourage students to attend the second day of the Spring Internship and Job Fair 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today, Thursday, March 30, McFarland Student Union. Students can receive free professional headshots 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. A list of employers is available in Handshake.

Kerri Gardi, Career Development Center

Deadline for Chambliss Faculty Research Award Nominations

The Chambliss Faculty Research Award, inaugurated in 2004 through a gift from Dr. Carlson R. Chambliss, professor emeritus of physical science, is meant to recognize the very highest achievement in research and scholarship and can be awarded only once within a person's career. Each award includes a medal engraved with the awardee’s name, a certificate of recognition, and a cash prize of $250. Please note that there is the expectation that each awardee will present a lecture on some aspect of their work in spring or fall 2023. To recommend a colleague or to self-nominate, please send a letter of nomination and a curriculum vitae for the nominee via email to Dr. Karen Rauch (rauch@kutztown.edu), chair, Chambliss Faculty Research Award Selection Committee, by Monday, April 4.

Bethany French, Office of the Provost

Multicultural Marketplace

The Multicultural Center is hosting a Multicultural Marketplace noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 6, on the DMZ. Featuring local vendors, department tables, student groups and a food truck serving 1-3 p.m. while supplies last. There will also be a chance to win prizes during our raffle giveaways. All faculty, staff, and students are welcome. Please encourage your students to attend.

Angelica Mishra, Multicultural Center

Karen A. Ladley Ed.D. Dissertation Defense

The College of Education announces Karen A. Ladley will defend her Education Doctorate dissertation, "Learning to Navigate the Unknown: The Importance of Critical Reflection and Collaboration for Community College Faculty During a Pandemic," 10 a.m. Thursday, April 7, via Zoom

Patricia Walsh Coates, College of Education

24th Annual Kutztown University Children's Literature Conference

The 24th annual Kutztown University Children's Literature Conference is 8:30 a.m. Saturday, April 23, McFarland Student Union. It is $5 for students to attend, and free for all staff to attend. However, you must register on our website: http://kuchildrensliterature.weebly.com. Speakers include Anna Raff, illustrator of many children’s books, Jonah Winter, author of children’s books that promote social and racial justice, environmental awareness and facts, Stacy McAnulty, author of children’s books that focus on many different areas of science, and finally Elizabeth Zunon, author of children’s books that reflect her childhood of growing up on the Ivory Coast. All presenters have won numerous book awards. For more information visit our website.

Roseanne Perkins and Emily Blumetti, EMLT

Upcoming Events
Date Time Event
March 31 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wellness Expo
Student Recreation Center
March 31 1:30 p.m. Associate Dean COB Search Candidate C
200 Graduate Center
March 31 4 p.m. Chambliss Faculty Lecture
183 McFarland Student Union
April 4 2 p.m. Courageous Conversations
223 McFarland Student Union
April 4 6 p.m. Clay Club visiting Artist Domenic Frunzi
108 Sharadin Arts Building
April 4 7:30 p.m. Music Monday
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Date Time Event
April 2 Noon (DH) Baseball vs. Shepherd
North Campus Field
(Live Stats)
April 2 1 p.m. Women’s Lacrosse vs. West Chester
Keystone Field
(Live Stats | Live Video)
April 2 3 p.m. Acro & Tumbling vs. Gannon
Keystone Arena
(Live Video)

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.