Daily Brief

May 1, 2020

EMILY ZWIERCAN: CHAMBLISS COPPER MEDAL

EMILY ZWIERCAN: CHAMBLISS COPPER MEDAL
Emily Zwiercan, of Reinholds, Pennsylvania, is awarded the Chambliss Academic Achievement Award Copper Medal in the category of noteworthy achievement in athletics. Read more.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

WEATHER

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

Low pressure over Michigan will lift into New England. Skies will remain cloudy with intermittent shower activity. Winds will not be as strong as yesterday. Flooding will remain an issue although the heaviest rain fell last night. High temperature in the low-60s. Winds northwest at 10-15 mph. Rainfall between 0.1-0.25 inch.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

KU CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION CENTER
The most up-to-date information is at www.kutztown.edu/CoronavirusInfo.
– Administrative offices remain open utilizing email and phone communication.
– Remote online learning continues through summer sessions.
– Answers to frequently asked questions can be found on the Coronavirus Information site.
     Office of University Relations

SKETCHING OLD MAIN
Thanks to Kutztown University junior Emma Fries, who shared this video of herself sketching Old Main. Fries is working on a double major in studio art-painting and art education.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rBvB1Ogr7Mc&feature=youtu.be
      Leanne Recla, Office of Marketing

HISTORY AWARDS
Please join the Department of History in congratulating our award and scholarship winners and the new initiates of Phi Alpha Theta National History Honor Society.
Awards and scholarships:
– Exceptional Seniors: Shannon Shafnisky, Emily Murray, Emily Quigg, Isabelle Waddelow and Shiyi Ding.
– Martin Luther King Jr. History Club Award: Mitchell Oller.
– Bright and Lucille Beck Award in American History: Isabelle Waddelow.
– Anthony J. Mazzaferri Award: Jenna Sagan.
– Willits Scholarship: Sophie Hinkle.
– Victor Story Scholarship: Heily Montes.
Phi Alpha Theta initiates:
Nathan Burleigh, Lucinda Damm, Caroline Fogarty, John Lukan, Nicholas Mancaruso, Matthew Miller, Erik Modig, Hannah Phillips, Genaro Robles Jr., Jenna Sagan, Madison Schuenemann, Kayla Sloan, Matthew Sutton, Julivette Torres and Madison Wickersham.
https://www.kutztown.edu/academics/colleges-and-departments/liberal-arts-and-sciences/departments/history.html
     Andrew Arnold, Department of History

ART DEPARTMENT SENIOR EXHIBITION - VIRTUAL GALLERY
Congratulations to our seniors who are graduating with a bachelor’s of Fine Arts in studio art. We’re sad we can’t see the work in person but until then, we have a virtual catalog. This exhibit was juried by Dr. Crow, the Director of Lehigh University Galleries. Special congrats to Ben Moody whose “Untitled” collage will be purchased for the KU Permanent Art Collection and displayed in the lower hallway of the Sharadin Arts Building. This purchase is made in honor of the New Arts Program by esteemed alums Barbara Kirkpatrick, James O. Clark, Paul Harryn and Michael Kessler. https://issuu.com/millerku/docs/art-seniors
     Karen Stanford, Miller Art Gallery

UPCOMING EVENTS

There are no face-to-face events planned at this time.

JOSH TOWNSEND FINDS VOICE IN LEADERSHIP ROLE AS A SENIOR

JOSH TOWNSEND FINDS VOICE IN LEADERSHIP ROLE AS A SENIOR
Josh Townsend is a soft-spoken, fun-loving individual who can always bring a smile to your face. That's not to say he's not a force to be reckon with on the basketball court, he just doesn't have to tell you about it. But when the senior was named a team captain before the 2019-20 season, he stepped out of his comfort zone and began to find more of his voice. Read more.
     CJ Hemerly, Office of Sports Information

WRITING CENTER ONLINE – OPEN FINALS WEEK THROUGH MAY 8
The Kutztown University Writing Center is able to help student writers in all classes and disciplines via online tutoring through an WCOnline program this semester. Sessions can be scheduled during the following days and hours:
– Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
– Friday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
– Sunday, 2-9 p.m.
The address to access the online UWC (and login) is https://kutztown.mywconline.com.
https://kutztownwritingcenter.wordpress.com/
     Patricia Pytleski, University Writing Center

CAREER DEVELOPMENT CENTER OFFERS VIRTUAL TIPS
Please see the virtual tips that are being offered from the Career Development Center to help the students finish out their semester. https://youtu.be/G3iIr_4eOyQ
     Jeann Cengeri, Career Development Center

KUR PANDEMIC SERIES
The most recent five episodes (episodes 13 through 17) of the long-running KUR campus-interest interview talk show "Emmy Knows" deal with adapting to the 'new normal' of remote-learning and support during the pandemic. Emmy's most recent guest (episode 17) is an especially engaging edition with dean of students, Dr. Donavan McCargo. You can hear the entire collection of "Emmy Knows" by going to this YouTube playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLgKw8CmWHp2YOzLFe8qvhjkE4WbBAxNJM or by searching "Kutztown University Radio" on your free Spotify account and scrolling through the podcasts.
     Michael G. Regensburger, Kutztown University Radio

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.