Daily Brief

November 13, 2019

Kutztown University Alumna, Shana Rose, to Attend U.N. Climate Change Convention

KU ALUMNA TO ATTEND U.N. CLIMATE CHANGE CONVENTION
Nov. 15
Shana Rose, ʼ16 environmental geography graduate, will be attending the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change in Madrid, Spain, in December. Rose will present on the local and community implications of this international conference, 7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 15, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Kutztown. Please join us; everyone is welcome. To follow Rose’s journey, please follow her on Instagram @beautiful_designs_by_rose, or sign up for her daily news letter at http://eepurl.com/gHb8hz.
     Richard Courtney, Department of Geography

WEATHER

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

High pressure over West Virginia will provide for sunny skies. Perhaps some high-level cirrus from time-to-time. It will be chilly though as we will be well below our normal high temperature. High temperature in the low-30s. Winds northwest at 5-10 mph.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

SOCIAL EQUITY POLICY TRAINING
Nov. 13
The Office of Social Equity will offer Anti-Discrimination, Anti-Harassment and Sexual Harassment Training, 11 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019, in 312 McFarland Student Union.
     University Relations

PRESENTATION BY GERMAN CONSUL GENERAL DAVID GILL
Nov. 13
Celebrating the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, Kutztown University is proud to host German Consul General David Gill for a special presentation entitled “A Peaceful Revolution” at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 13, in 218 McFarland Student Union, Nancy Jean Stump ʼ54, Multipurpose Room. Doors open to the public at 6 p.m. Gill participated in the 1989 Peaceful Revolution that paved the way for the fall of the Berlin Wall and reunification of East and West Germany.
     Patrick Donmoyer, Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center

THE ADVENTURES OF A HUMAN GEOGRAPHER
Nov. 13
Join us at 5:30 p.m., today, Wednesday, Nov. 13, in 145 Boehm Science Center for “One Person's Path from Kutztown University to NGA (National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency).” Our guest speaker is a KU alum, Class of 2009. Come join us for a very interesting and special presentation. https://www.facebook.com/Kutztown-University-Geography-Club-152489708243047/
     Dorothy Siravo, Geography Club

UNESCO WORLD PHILOSOPHY DAY
Nov. 14
Renowned British philosopher Miranda Fricker will deliver the ninth annual UNESCO World Philosophy Day Lecture – "The Value of being Believed: Epistemic Injustices and Domination,” 5 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 14, in 145 Boehm Science Center. A meet and greet at 4:30 p.m., in the lobby, Boehm Science Center, precedes the lecture. All are welcome to attend. Faculty teaching relevant courses are encouraged to bring their classes.
     M. Ashraf Adeel, Department of Philosophy

VETERANS THANKSGIVING FOOD DRIVE
Nov. 14 – care kits due
The Military Club and Office of Veterans Services thank all who are preparing care kits for veterans in need. Your support of Veterans Making A Difference, https://www.facebook.com/pg/Veterans-Making-A-Difference-969642126402894/posts/, is huge. We have 12 bags left. Email veterans@kutztown.edu if you would like to fill a bag and we'll deliver it to you. Drop off your filled bags 9-11 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 14, in 223 McFarland Student Union. Bags will be picked up by the organization Nov. 14. Thank you.
     Office of Veterans Services

BOOK TALK WITH MALCOLM HARRIS
Nov. 18
Philadelphia journalist, critic, and activist Malcolm Harris joins us to discuss his work on education, labor and the millennial generation, 7 p.m., Monday, Nov. 18, in 200 Academic Forum. Harris is an editor at The New Inquiry, and is the author of two books: “Kids These Days: Human Capital and the Making of Millennials” (Little, Brown and Company, 2017) and the forthcoming essay collection “Shit is Fucked Up and Bullshit” (Melville House, 2020). His writing has also appeared in The New York Times, Harper's Magazine, n+1, and elsewhere.
     Kurt Cavender, Department of English

CLAY CLUB CUP SALE IN MCFARLAND STUDENT UNION
Nov. 20
Buy a handmade cup on your way to get coffee 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 20, at Table D, McFarland Student Union. All cups are made by students and some feature Kutztown University decals. https://www.facebook.com/kutztownclayclub/
     Gwendolyn Yoppolo, Clay Club

UPCOMING EVENTS

Nov. 13

11 a.m.

Social Equity Policies Training
312 McFarland Student Union

Nov. 13

4 p.m.

1in6 Workshop
183 McFarland Student Union

Nov. 13

5:30 p.m.

The Adventures of a Human Geographer
145 Boehm Science Center

Nov. 13

6:30 p.m.

“A Peaceful Revolution” German Consul General
218 McFarland Student Union

Nov. 13

7 p.m.

1in6 Screening: “The Bristlecone Project”
183 McFarland Student Union

Nov. 13

7:30 p.m.

Todd Yukumoto, saxophone guest artist
Georgian Room, Old Main

Nov. 14

11 a.m.

COB Featured Speaker Series: Michael Rabinovitz
100 deFrancesco Building

Nov. 14

4:30 p.m.

UNESCO World Philosophy Day: Meet and Greet
145 Boehm Science Center

Nov. 14

5 p.m.

UNESCO World Philosophy Day: Lecture
145 Boehm Science Center

Nov. 14

6 p.m.

Sharadin Creative Royale
Sharadin Arts Building, Second Floor

Nov. 16

8:30 a.m.

Admissions Open House
Schaeffer Auditorium

Nov. 18

10 a.m.

Coffee with a Cop
Lobby, McFarland Student Union

Nov. 18

5 p.m.

AFSCME 2234 Monthly Meeting
229 Old Main

Nov. 18

7 p.m.

Book Talk with Malcom Harris
200 Academic Forum

Nov. 19

11 a.m.

FDI: Intellectual Thought and Educational Practices
145 Boehm Science Center

Nov. 19

11 a.m.

President’s Open Hour with Students
218 McFarland Student Union

Nov. 20

10 a.m.

Clay Club Cup Sale
Table D, McFarland Student Union

Nov. 20

7 p.m.

“Ice Worlds” Planetarium Show
100 Grim Science Building

Nov. 20

7 p.m.

Blues & Rock
Schaeffer Auditorium

2019 Class Inducted into Kutztown University Athletics Hall of Fame

2019 CLASS INDUCTED INTO KU ATHLETICS HALL OF FAME
Kutztown University formally welcomed its 41st Athletics Hall of Fame class Friday evening at the 2019 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony presented by Hampton Inn & Suites Kutztown. The seven newest Hall of Fame members are Michael Baldwin ʼ05 (football), Justin Collins ʼ04 (track & field), April Doyle ʼ13 (track & field), John Frownfelter ʼ00 (track & field), Shayne Houck ʼ16 (baseball), Lisa (Rawa) Morgan ʼ89 (lacrosse) and Ashley (Singer) Garrett ʼ08 (swimming). Read More.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

Wabby Presented Kutztown University Athletics Legacy Award

WABBY PRESENTED KU ATHLETICS LEGACY AWARD
Council of Trustee member John "Jack" Wabby ʼ68 was presented with the inaugural Kutztown University Athletics Legacy Award, for his significant contributions to the KU athletic department and the university, Friday at KU's annual Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. Read More.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

Nov. 13

7 p.m.

Men’s Basketball vs. University of the Sciences
Keystone Arena (Stats)

Nov. 16

12:05 p.m.

Football vs. Slippery Rock - PSAC Championships
Andre Reed Stadium (Stats/Audio/Video)

Nov. 16

1 p.m.

Women’s Swimming vs. Juniata
Keystone Hall

1in6 EVENT AND SCREENING OF THE BRISTLECONE PROJECT
Nov. 13
The Kutztown University Women's Center is proud to host the national organization, 1in6, to campus Wednesday, Nov. 13, through Pennsylvania’s “It's On Us” grant. The program will take place in 183 McFarland Student Union, and includes:
– 4-5:30 p.m.: A workshop that provides an opportunity to consider the particular ways men may respond differently to sexual abuse or assault.
– 7-8:30 p.m.: Screening of the documentary “The Bristlecone Project: Men Overcoming Sexual Abuse and Assault.”
     Christine Price, Women's Center and GLBTQ Resource Center

GUEST ARTIST RECITAL – TODD YUKUMOTO AND ALLEN WON
Nov. 13
Musical ambassador and saxophonist for the Royal Hawaiian Band, Todd Yukumoto is joined by Hawaiian-raised and New York City eclectic saxophonist, Allen Won in an evening of solos, duos, and trios with KU saxophone professor, Jeremy Justeson, 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 13, in the Georgian Room, Old Main C-Wing.
     Jeremy Justeson, Department of Music

THE FIRST EVER SHARADIN CREATIVE ROYALE
Nov. 14
Artists will be creating live art as part of “Communities That Talk,” 6-9 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 14, on the second floor of Sharadin Arts Building. Winners will be chosen at 8:30 p.m. This event is funded through a grant from Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration as part of their "2019 Communities Talk: Town Hall Meetings to Prevent Underage Drinking" efforts as well as the Kutztown Arts Society, KU Health Promotion and Alcohol and Other Drug Services, President’s Roundtable on Alcohol and Other Drugs and the Amos Lemon Burkhart Foundation.
     Frances Cortez Funk, KU Health Promotion and Alcohol and Other Drug
Services

RETIREMENT COUNSELING SESSIONS
Nov. 15
The representative from Fidelity will be on campus 12:30-4:15 p.m., Friday, Nov. 15. If you would like to schedule a one-on-one counseling session, contact information and future meeting dates are located on the human resources website, or you can schedule an appointment through this link: https://nb.fidelity.com/public/nb/default/fort.
     Jeanette Forster, Human Resources

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

Job Number

Job Title

Job Term

Advertise To

2019-0161 (Internal)

NEW -Campus Services Supervisor (internal)

Full Time

11/15/19

2019-0013 (REPOSTED)

Director Facilities Energy Services & Campus Utilities

Full Time

11/30/19

19-20 Asst Coaches

19-20 Assistant Athletic Coaches

Part Time

Continuous

2019-0072

PT Temp Medical Records Assistant

Part Time

11/22/19

     Human Resources

COT SEARCH FOR NEW STUDENT TRUSTEE

Kutztown University Council of Trustees is searching for a new student trustee. Please nominate those students who could best serve the university as its student trustee. A student is qualified if he/she is a full-time undergraduate student and will have completed 32 or more credits by the beginning of the 2020 Spring Semester, are in good standing, have a GPA of at least 2.5 and will graduate no sooner than May 2021. The Council of Trustees, the governing body of the university, is composed of an eleven-member board, one of whom is an undergraduate student. The student trustee is a full-voting member of the council. The nomination deadline is Friday, Nov. 15. All nominations must be submitted in writing and must include the student's name, address and local telephone number. We will immediately contact students nominated for the position. For more information about the position or to download an application please visit https://www.kutztown.edu/news-and-media/announcements/student-trustee-search.html

Forms are also available in the Office of the President, at the information desk in McFarland Student Union, in the residence halls, Multicultural Center, Student Recreation Center and in the Rohrbach Library. If you have any questions, feel free to call Toyia Heyward in the Office of the President at ext. 3-4102 or send an email to heyward@kutztown.edu. Application deadline is Monday, Nov. 25.
     Uttam Paudel, Student Trustee Search Committee

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.