Daily Brief

November 14, 2019

COB Featured Speaker Series Michael Rabinovitz

COB FEATURED SPEAKER SERIES- MICHAEL RABINOVITZ
Nov. 14
Michael Rabinovitz is the senior brand manager at The Hershey Company where he is responsible for Hershey’s $500 million refreshment business. Join us to hear him speak on marketing strategy and brand management 11 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 14, in 100 deFrancesco Building.
     Arian Hungaski, College of Business

WEATHER

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

Canadian high pressure leads to another partly sunny, chilly day today. Highs in the low 40s.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

FINAL ADMISSIONS OPEN HOUSE
Nov. 16
Please join us in welcoming over 600 prospective students and their families at our Admissions Open House, Saturday, Nov. 16. Families will be participating in events in Schaeffer Auditorium, the McFarland Student Union and South Dining Hall. Please make sure to show these families your Golden Bear pride. Questions? Contact Elyse at levandow@kutztown.edu.
     Elyse Levandowski, Office of Admissions

VANGUARD EMPLOYER INFORMATION SESSION
Nov. 19
Faculty and staff, please recommend that your students come learn more about Vanguard, one of the world’s largest investment management companies with a record of unparalleled success. There will be a Vanguard overview, Q&A session, open resume review and networking event. For more information and to RSVP, students should visit the Handshake events tab at https://www.kutztown.edu/handshake. All COB students are encouraged to attend as well as those from CSIT. This event will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 19, in 210 deFrancesco Building.
     Jeann Cengeri, Career Development Center

UNVEILED - SCULPTURE EXHIBITION AT LUCKY 13
Nov. 21
Five senior Kutztown University sculptors will be exhibiting their work at Gallery 314, Thursday, Nov. 21. The gallery is located inside Lucky 13 Tattoos & Piercing, 314 W. Main Street, Kutztown. The featured artists are: Noelle Cheh, Alyssa Peterson, Danielle Schwesinger, Sarah Siegel and Erika Walter. “Unveiled” will run Nov. 21 - Dec. 5, with an opening reception 5-7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 21.
     Heather Ramsdale, Department of Art

UPCOMING EVENTS

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

Nov. 21

11 a.m.

COB Featured Speaker Series: Chris Pruitt
100 deFrancesco Building

Nov. 21

7:30 p.m.

Jazz II
Schaeffer Auditorium

SAAC Holds Annual Main Street Cleanup

SAAC HOLDS ANNUAL MAIN STREET CLEANUP
The Kutztown University Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) continued its yearly initiative to give back to its community. SAAC held its Main Street Cleanup for the seventh-straight year, cleaning the streets of downtown Kutztown on Sunday, Nov. 3. More than 300 KU student-athletes participated in this year’s event, cleaning up after Saturday's festivities with gloves and trash bags in hand. Read More.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

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

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

AFSCME 2234 MONTHLY MEETING
Nov. 18
Attention AFSCME 2234 members; our monthly meeting will be 5 p.m., Monday, Nov. 18, in 229 Old Main. Please note location change. Food will be provided. Please plan to attend and become involved in your union.
     Chris Ferris, AFSCME Secretary

WEBSITE TRAINING FOR NEW USERS

Do you hire students to assist in website tasks? Perhaps you are looking for a training session or training refresher for yourself. We have scheduled one session every week through December for these needs. All users must go through training in order to gain access to the CMS. Users can sign up for a session at this link. Without signing up participants will not have proper permissions in place and training will not be effective. Please contact Kelly Smith with any questions.
     Kelly Smith, Office of Marketing and Digital Media

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.

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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.