Daily Brief

May 26, 2020

Moon rising over KU Clock Tower

WEATHER

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

Morning clouds and fog related to subsidence inversion should give way to increasing amounts of sunshine as the day progresses, not unlike the pattern of recent days. Very warm and moderately humid. Highs around 80.

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
 
EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH
Now is the time to submit your nominations for the May 2020 Employee of the Month. The deadline to make your submission is Friday, May 29. https://fs7.formsite.com/kutzuniv/EOM/index.html
     Alexis Martin, Human Resources

WEBINAR: EFFECTIVELY USING YOUR EMERGENCY FUND
While we often tout the importance of building an emergency fund, there are not many resources that cover what to do when it comes time to use one. This webinar covers five tips for making the most of your emergency fund in times of trouble. This webinar is available to watch at your convenience. Please email kryan@psecu.com if you have questions about this presentation or about any of PSECU's products and services.
https://vimeo.com/psecu/review/415142357/ef78c8bef4
     Kelly Ann Ryan, PSECU

SEC TECH: PDFS ELECTRONIC SIGNATURES AND FORMS
May 27
Join us 2 p.m., Wednesday, May 27, for an exploration of Adobe PDFs. Wolphy Joseph and Arian Hungaski will share tips on how to make forms and process paperwork with multiple signatures. https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/93265445451?pwd=Y3NkOVBRK2QrZHg0T0JoYk5tRXVzZz09 Meeting ID: 932 6544 5451 Password: 024322
     Julie Fiorini, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

FALL 2020 ACADEMIC CHAIRS AND SECRETARIES

Department Name

Department Secretary

Department Chair

Academic Enrichment

Nancy Brynildsen

Tom Stewart

Anthropology & Sociology

Lori Dahlquist

Kim Shively

Art

Dorothy Siravo

Dan Haxall

Art Education

Tracy Reidenhour

Amy Pfeiler-Wunder

Athletics

Kaitlyn Sterner

Greg Bamberger

Biological Sciences

Chris Ferris

Chris Sacchi

Business Administration

Arian Hungaski

FALL 2020 ONLY
Mahfuzul Khondaker, Interim Chair
Sue Kong, Asst. Chair
Abdul Sraiheen, Asst. Chair

Cinema, Television and Media Production

Melissa Lincoln

Michael Johnston

Communication Design

Kathy Traylor

Denise Bosler

Communication Studies

Sandy Himmelreich

Mary Eicholtz

Computer Science & Information Technology

Cindy Sutjak

Lisa Frye

Counseling \ Psychological Services

Charlene Johnson

Bruce Sharkin

Counselor Education & Student Affairs

Pam Hopstetter

Helen Hamlet

Criminal Justice

Dena Lewis

Jonathan Kremser

*Elementary Education

Heather Arbuckle

Tracy Keyes

English

Andrea Buno

Tony Bleach,
Chair (2020- 2021)
Jon Shaw,
Asst. Chair (2020-2023)

Geography

Laurel Delaney

Richard Courtney

History

Anne Cardinal

Mike Gabriel

*Library & Learning Technologies

Heather Arbuckle

Tracy Keyes

Mathematics

Jennifer Webb

Paul Ache

Modern Language Studies

Merlene Oswald

Christine Coleman Núñez

Music

Fran Melchionne

Frank Kumor

Philosophy

Stacy Kushner

Ashraf Adeel

Physical Sciences

Caecilia Holt

Ed Simpson

Political Science & Public Administration

Stacy Kushner

Steve Lem

Psychology

Christy Derr

Greg Shelley

Rohrbach Library Faculty

n/a

Susan Czerny

Secondary Education

Vale Deeter

Mark Wolfmeyer

Social Work

Andrea Snyder
Mary Bononno

John Vafeas

Special Education

Cheryl Oberheim

Anne Brawand

Sport Management and Leadership Studies

Deb Peter

Elizabeth Rogol


*Effective Wednesday, July 1, the Department of Elementary Education will merge with the Department of Library and Learning Technologies. The new department name will be Department of Elementary, Middle Level, Library and Technologies Education (EMLT).

UPCOMING EVENTS

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

Field Hockey stick

KU FIELD HOCKEY PLAYERS INSPIRE LIGHT IN A DARK TIME
The new coronavirus has disrupted many people's lives. While the last two-plus months have been difficult, the Kutztown University field hockey team did its best to bring joy to their individual communities. A group of 16 underclassman, along with head coach Marci Scheuing and assistant coach Rachel Hartman, gave back to family, friends, neighbors, etc., and put smiles on the faces of people close to them. Read more.
     C.J. Hemerly, Office of Sports Information

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.