Daily Brief

May 29, 2020

KU BEARS 2020 CELEBRATING UGRC This summer we will be highlighting KU BEARS grant recipients. Our first featured research pair is Dr. Brooks Emerick and Vanessa Maybruck, B.S. Mathematics (Applied Track) and B.S.Ed. Mathematics. Vanessa on what undergraduate research means to her: "For me, undergraduate research is essential." Click the link to read the full feature.      Lynn M. Kutch, Coordinator of Undergraduate Research and Creativity

KU BEARS 2020 CELEBRATING UGRC
This summer we will be highlighting KU BEARS grant recipients. Our first featured research pair is Dr. Brooks Emerick and Vanessa Maybruck, B.S. Mathematics (Applied Track) and B.S.Ed. Mathematics. Vanessa on what undergraduate research means to her: "For me, undergraduate research is essential." Click the link to read the full feature.
     Lynn M. Kutch, Coordinator of Undergraduate Research and Creativity

WEATHER

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

Warm, humid southerly flow continues ahead of a cold front slated to pass through the area Friday night. There will be some instability in the atmosphere so be alert for shower and thunderstorm activity, some storms may produce strong winds. High temperature in the low-80s. Winds south at 5-10 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

CONGRATULATIONS DR. MOE FOLK
Please join the department of English in congratulating Dr. Moe Folk and his wife on the birth of their daughter, Josephine Sue Folk. Josephine was born Thursday, May 21. She weighed 6 lbs. 12 oz. Both baby and mother are in excellent health. Her older siblings have welcomed her with open arms and lots of snuggles.
     Andrea Buno, Department of English

ASSOC. DEAN, COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCES OPEN FORUM
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences welcomes candidates for the position of associate dean. Open forums to meet the candidates will be held as follows. The candidate’s CV, links to the Zoom meeting, and instructions for SSO Zoom authentication can be found on the CLAS associate dean search webpage. Click here.
– Candidate D: 1-1:50 p.m., Friday, May 29.
– Candidate E: 1:30-2:20 p.m., Thursday, June 4.
     Karen Rauch, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, search committee

BECOME AN APPROVED UPMC SUPPLIER OF GOODS
June 9
“Become an Approved UPMC Supplier of Goods and Services” [WEBINAR] Tuesday, June 9. Attend one of two sessions:
– 8-10:30 a.m. Register at: https://pasbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/26580.
– 1-3:30 p.m. Register at: https://pasbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/26581.
Registration deadline is 7 p.m., Monday, June 8. Fee: $25.
UPMC is ready, are you? For year 2018, UPMC achieved $225 million in spending with more than 400 diverse suppliers - your business can be next. Qualifications: Seeking business opportunities with UPMC supplier diversity department business owners including: minority, women, veteran, disabled and LGBTQ. All industries welcome: service, manufacturing, retail. Receive over 50 comprehensive sales materials. https://pasbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/26580
      Francene Dudziec, PASBDC

UPCOMING EVENTS

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

COACH’S CORNER: WOMEN’S BOWLING HEAD COACH ANGELA REYNOLDS Coach's Corner is a weekly segment where fans get acquainted with Kutztown University head coaches. Our next coach in the spotlight is KU women's bowling coach Angela Reynolds. A 2012 graduate of Delaware State, Reynolds received her bachelor's degree in psychology. She also took courses in the university's coaching management program. Reynolds has worked with Children's Behavioral Health Services Inc. Read more

COACH’S CORNER: WOMEN’S BOWLING HEAD COACH ANGELA REYNOLDS
Coach's Corner is a weekly segment where fans get acquainted with Kutztown University head coaches. Our next coach in the spotlight is KU women's bowling coach Angela Reynolds. A 2012 graduate of Delaware State, Reynolds received her bachelor's degree in psychology. She also took courses in the university's coaching management program. Reynolds has worked with Children's Behavioral Health Services Inc. Read more

EDUCATION DOCTORAL DEGREE RECIPIENT CELEBRATION
June 1
The College of Education is hosting a virtual celebration 6 p.m., Monday, June 1, to honor the achievements of the Education Doctoral degree recipients. The celebration will be held via Zoom and we welcome guest speaker Dr. Theresa Stahler. For more information regarding the event, please visit our webpage here: https://tinyurl.com/y8v2ojeu
     Patricia Walsh Coates, College of Education

FIDELITY RETIREMENT COUNSELING SESSIONS
June 3
The representative from Fidelity has set aside Wednesday, June 3, to work with Kutztown employees regarding retirement and investments for retirement. If you would like to schedule a one-on-one phone or virtual counseling session, please sign up here:  https://www.fidelity.com/reserve and under Preferred Event Location choose Phone and then choose Talk on the Phone with a consultant and all the available dates will appear.
     Jeanette Forster, Human Resources

GOLDEN BEAR ATHLETIC CLUB VIRTUAL 5K Dust off your sneakers and get ready to move in support of Kutztown University Athletics. Whether you’re on a treadmill, jogging your neighborhood, walking around the block or cruising your favorite trail, the GBAC Virtual 5K is the #1 way to support KU Athletics right now. All funds raised will benefit KU student-athletes and teams in the form of scholarship support (our greatest need), relieving unexpected expenses due to schedule changes, upgrades of team equipment and uniforms, offsetting team travel, enabling facility improvements and so much more. Click here for more information and to register.      Jillian Lovejoy, Kutztown University Foundation

GOLDEN BEAR ATHLETIC CLUB VIRTUAL 5K
Dust off your sneakers and get ready to move in support of Kutztown University Athletics. Whether you’re on a treadmill, jogging your neighborhood, walking around the block or cruising your favorite trail, the GBAC Virtual 5K is the #1 way to support KU Athletics right now. All funds raised will benefit KU student-athletes and teams in the form of scholarship support (our greatest need), relieving unexpected expenses due to schedule changes, upgrades of team equipment and uniforms, offsetting team travel, enabling facility improvements and so much more. Click here for more information and to register.
     Jillian Lovejoy, Kutztown University Foundation

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.