Daily Brief

May 10, 2021

A student adjusts maroon graduation cap on head while looking out towards Andre Reed Stadium.

RECAP: COMMENCEMENT COVERAGE
KU held six commencement ceremonies over three days and honored more than 1,500 graduates from the Classes of 2020 and 2021 last weekend. Video replays of all six ceremonies, photo galleries and news coverage can be found on the commencement coverage website, as well as the university’s Facebook and Instagram accounts.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

WEATHER

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

Cold front passage during the day. Passage will be largely dry, though. Partly sunny skies are expected. High temperature in the low-60s. Winds northwest at 10 mph.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

ROHRBACH LIBRARY SUMMER HOURS
Beginning Monday, May 10, Rohrbach Library will operate under the following hours:
During Summer Sessions (May 26-June 26, July 7-Aug. 7):
– 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Thursday.
– 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday.
– Closed Saturday and Sunday.
Between Summer Sessions (May 10-24, June 27-July 6, Aug. 8-23):
– 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
– Closed Saturday and Sunday.
     Jennifer Tanzos, Rohrbach Library

CLINICAL SERVICES SUMMER HOURS
May 10 - Aug 20
Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. to noon, and 12:30-3:30 p.m., at the Health and Wellness Center, Beck Hall, first floor. Call 610-683-4082 to schedule a nursing appointment.
     Amanda Volkert, Health and Wellness Services

OLD MAIN D-WING CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

On Monday, May, 10, traffic and pedestrian controls will be in place on Main Street as construction begins on the northern exterior of Old Main D-Wing. Questions or concerns should be directed to Tom Wynne, project manager, at twynne@kutztown.edu.
     Bill Leech, Facilities Project Services

DANIEL E. MCCLARY ED.D. DISSERTATION DEFENSE
The College of Education announces Daniel E. McClary will defend his Doctor in Education dissertation, “In Search of Kinship: Traveling into New Worlds Through Conversation and the Impact on Building Community,” 2 p.m., Thursday, May 13, via Zoom. Visit our Ed.D. dissertation page for more information: http://tinyurl.com/15j26gx4.
     Dr. Patricia Walsh Coates, College of Education

EMAIL MARKETING QUICKSTART
Constant Contact is offering this webinar, designed to assist you with finally taking the email marketing leap that you have wanted to make. Led by Constant Contact expert, Dawn Wivell, 1-2 p.m., Wednesday, May 19. https://pasbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/27779
     Melissa Taranto, KUSBDC

CHANGES TO PHOTO GALLERY ACCESS

In order to improve the security of our online photo galleries, the marketing office will eliminate automatic access to PhotoShelter beginning Tuesday, May 11. If you require access, please email recla@kutztown.edu with your request. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for supporting our efforts.
     Leanne Recla, Office of Marketing

DEPARTMENT OF CS&IT SENIOR SEMINAR - SPRING 2021
Each semester, the Department of CS&IT recognizes the winner of the Best Project Award for Senior Seminar (CSC355) projects. The winner of the Best Project Award for spring 2021 is Buggy, with team members Ben Fascelli, Elizabeth Lower and Tyler Smith.
Congratulations Ben, Elizabeth and Tyler.
     Cynthia Sutjak, Department of CS&IT

CAREER CENTER OFFERS BOOT CAMP FOR GRADUATES
The Career Development Center is offering a May Boot Camp for recent graduates via Zoom. This workshop series will be held each week in the month of May. Social media, job searching, interviewing, resumes and cover letters will be covered. Please encourage any recent graduate you know to attend. Dates and time are listed at: www.kutztown.edu/careercenter.
     Jenelle Henry, Career Development Center

UPCOMING EVENTS

Date

Time

Event

May 10

8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Summer Hours Begin
Administrative Offices

May 13

2 p.m.

Daniel E. McClary ED.D. Dissertation Defense
Virtual

Date

Time

Event

May 10 11 a.m.

PSAC Semifinals Best-of-Three
SB vs. West Chester, Game two
North Campus Field (Live Stats | Video)

May 10 1 p.m.
(If necessary)

PSAC Semifinals Best-of-Three
SB vs. West Chester, Game three
North Campus Field (Live Stats | Video)

FIRST STEP TO STARTING YOUR BUSINESS KUSBDC
Join us for our webinar designed for those who are thinking about starting a business or who are in the early stages of starting. Presented by Penn State Legal Clinic and SBA Eastern Pa. Office, 11 a.m., Wednesday, May 12.
https://pasbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/27770
     Melissa Taranto, KUSBDC

CRIMINAL JUSTICE DEPARTMENT AWARD WINNERS

The Department of Criminal Justice is pleased to announce the recipients of the outstanding student award. Logan Kubinski and Alyssa Oakley received the 2021 Criminal Justice Academic Excellence and Community Service Award. Congratulations.
     Jonathan Kremser, Department of Criminal Justice

MILITARY AND VETERAN STUDENT RECOGNITION
The Office of Veterans Services is pleased to share the academic achievements and scholarships of highly deserving student-veterans.
2021 Chambliss Student Academic Achievement Award Winner - Copper Medal: Jonathan Fernezan ’21, graduating senior, B.S. information technology.
SALUTE Veterans National Honor Society Members:
– Elizabeth Coover, junior, elementary education/pre K-4 major.
– Jonathan Fernezan ’21, graduating senior, B.S. information technology.
– Jordany Krawinkle, junior, computer science major.
– June McQueen, junior, business administration finance track major.
One Financial Military Scholarship for Women:
June McQueen, junior, business administration finance track major.
     Office of Veterans Services

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.