Daily Brief

May 19, 2020

KU AWARDED STUDENT GRANT FOR EXOPLANET DISCOVERY

KU AWARDED STUDENT GRANT FOR EXOPLANET DISCOVERY
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Kutztown University nearly $244,000 for a student-research grant. The grant will allow undergraduate students the opportunity to be paid research assistants at KU and travel abroad to take their research work to the University of Southern Queensland (USQ) in Australia. Beginning in 2021, four undergraduate students will be selected every year for the next three years to participate in the grant program. Read More.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

WEATHER

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

High pressure wards off two low pressures to the south. Clouds, some sun and breezy conditions. Highs in the mid to upper 60s. Stiff easterly breezes.

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

NON-INSTRUCTIONAL OPEN JOB POSTINGS
These are the non-instructional positions open on campus on our job board at http://employment.kutztown.edu.

Job Number

Job Title

Job Term

Advertise To

2020-0036

NEW - SBDC Office Manager (Executive Assistant to the State Director)

Full Time

6/5/20

2020-0037 INTERNAL

NEW – SBDC Temp PT Information Technology Technician

Temporary PT

5/22/20

     Jeanette Forster, Office of Human Resources

UPCOMING EVENTS

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

COACH’S CORNER: TENNIS’ SHARI BUCKLIN-WEBBER

COACH’S CORNER: TENNIS’ SHARI BUCKLIN-WEBBER
Coach's Corner is a weekly segment where fans get acquainted with Kutztown University head coaches. Our next coach in the spotlight is KU tennis coach Shari Bucklin-Webber. Bucklin-Webber finished her fifth season as the Golden Bears head coach this year, taking over the program in 2015. Bucklin-Webber played tennis at Marshall University from 1982-86, where she was a team captain and graduated in 1986 with a bachelor’s in business administration. Read more.
     C.J. Hemerly, Office of Sports Information

GET HIRED
Staff and faculty, when talking to students, please advise them of virtual event co-sponsored by the Career Development Center and helping them get hired. This event will have students connect and network with employers who are hiring at this time. There will be one-hour sessions available from Monday, May 18, through Friday, May 29. https://www.kutztown.edu/about-ku/administrative-offices/career-development-center.html
     Jeann Cengeri, Career Development Center

SPORT MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP STUDIES AWARD WINNERS

– Outstanding Achievement in Department of Sport Management and Leadership Studies: Stephen Wolf.
– Outstanding Academic Achievement in Sport Management Award: Jonathan Evans.
– Outstanding Academic Achievement in Coaching and Athletic Administration Minor Award: Brianna Junious.
– Outstanding Academic Achievement in Fitness Administration Minor Award: Laura Bisco.
– CHI SIGMA MU – Sport Management Honor Society: Courtney Browning, Theresa Higgins, Darryl Morgan, Kyra Wozniak, Collin Bishop, Shannon Darcy, Jonathan Evans, Stephen Wolf and Abigail Zeger.
https://www.kutztown.edu/academics/colleges-and-departments/business/events/awards-banquet.html
     Elizabeth Rogol, Department of Sport Management and Leadership Studies

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.