Daily Brief

May 12, 2020

CTM INTRODUCES TWO NEW CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS

CTM INTRODUCES TWO NEW CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS
Kutztown University announces two new certificates in the Department of Cinema, Television and Media Production beginning fall 2020. The Digital Video Production and Television Production certificates are designed for students interested in learning specialist skills, as well as working professionals seeking training in video and audio production. Read More.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

WEATHER

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

High pressure returns Tuesday but a semi-tight pressure gradient keeps the breezes a bit gusty at times. Otherwise, just a nice mix of sun and clouds with highs rebounding to the upper 50s.

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

MODERN LANGUAGE STUDIES GRADUATION AWARDS
The Department of Modern Language Studies proudly announces the following departmental award recipients for spring 2020:
– Anna Nissley: Linda Oswald Bogert Award for Outstanding Student in Modern Language.
– Amanda Filpo: Outstanding Spanish Student.
– Caraline Meluskey: Outstanding Spanish Student.
– Noel Fedeli: Outstanding German Student.
– Milagros Battiti: Modern Language Studies Cultural Ambassador.
– Eilieen De Leon: Modern Language Studies Cultural Ambassador.
     Christine Núñez, Department of Modern Language Studies

DEPARTMENT OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE 2020 AWARD RECIPIENTS
The Department of Criminal Justice is pleased to announce the recipients of the outstanding student awards. Zachary Young and Madelyn Witkoski received the 2020 Criminal Justice Department Academic Excellence and Community Service Award. The 2020 Criminal Justice Outstanding Alumni Award was granted to Blake Vaught, Class of 2008. Blake is a member of the Organized Crime and Narcotics Division within the Fairfax County Police Department.
     Jonathan Kremser, Department of Criminal Justice

UPCOMING EVENTS

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

COACH’S CORNER: VOLLEYBALL’S JOHN GUMP

COACH’S CORNER: VOLLEYBALL’S JOHN GUMP
Coach's corner is a weekly segment where fans get acquainted with Kutztown University head coaches. Our first coach in the spotlight is KU Volleyball's John Gump. Gump has been in charge of the program since 1997, entering his 24th season on campus this fall. He is the winningest coach in KU volleyball history, amassing an overall record of 393-330 (0.544). Gump earned his 600th career victory during the 2019 season and holds an overall mark of 604-443 (0.577) record in 33 seasons as a head coach, ranking 10th amongst active Division II coaches in career victories entering the 2020 season. Gump graduated from Syracuse University in 1988 with a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism. Read more.
     C.J. Hemerly, Office of Sports Information

CS&IT SENIOR PROJECT PRESENTATIONS
The Department of Computer Science and Information Technology Senior Seminar project presentations were conducted online this semester. The students did an outstanding job in presenting a wide range of very interesting projects. You can view the presentations at: (use KU login credentials). https://www3.kutztown.edu/CSIT/presentations/CSIT_SeniorSeminarPresentations_spring2020.html
     Lisa Frye, Department of Computer Science and Information Technology

PASSHE EAST UNIVERSITIES GET HIRED

The PASSHE East universities are hosting a series of skill-building and employer events to help your students secure employment post graduation.
https://www.kutztown.edu/about-ku/administrative-offices/career-development-center.html
     Jeann Cengeri, Career Development Center

TEACHING AWARD

The Department of Anthropology and Sociology is pleased to announce that Dr. Albert Fu received the Distinguished Teaching Award from the American Sociological Association’s section on the Political Economy of the World System. The award is given for a “superior record of mentoring and teaching related to the world system.” Congratulations Dr. Fu.
     William W. Donner, Department of Anthropology and Sociology

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.