Daily Brief

November 18, 2019

Kutztown University Dedicates New SEM Laboratory

KU DEDICATES NEW SEM LABORATORY
The KU Foundation dedicated The Fred and Martha ’02 Hafer Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) Laboratory, Saturday, Nov. 2. It will be a focal point on campus, particularly within the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. A SEM scans a focused electron beam over a surface to create an image. This technology will be used by the biology, chemistry, geology and physics departments, but also for research in anthropology and art. Read More.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

Poster Session on Marriage and Family Counseling

POSTER SESSION ON MARRIAGE AND FAMILY COUNSELING
Nov. 21
The Kutztown University campus community and guests are invited to the Third Annual Marriage and Family Counseling Mini-Conference, 5-7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 21, in the lobby of Old Main. Poster presentations deal with marriage and family issues related to immigration, homelessness, sexual addiction, sexuality in older adults and queer identifying youth. Extra credit can be offered by faculty request.
     Joanne Cohen, Department of Counselor Education and Student Affairs

WEATHER

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

Coastal low will stay offshore but the wrap around moisture will likely impact the area. Extensive low-level cloud cover will be present. Precipitation moves in by late morning to early afternoon and should remain all liquid. High temperature in the low-40s. Winds north at 5-8 mph. Rainfall between 0.1-0.25 inch.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

PAWBUCKS SALE - 25% OFF APPAREL
Nov. 18
Save 25% on apparel. When the Golden Bears score, you score. In-store and online at https://kubstore.com/. One day only. Cannot be combined with any other offer.
     KU Campus Store

COFFEE WITH A COP
Nov. 18
The Department of Public Safety and Police Services and the Department of Criminal Justice will be hosting “Coffee with a Cop,” 10 a.m. to noon, Monday, Nov. 18, in the lobby of McFarland Student Union. Coffee and pastries will be provided. All students, faculty and staff are welcome. Contact Deputy Chief David Drezek at drezek@kutztown.edu or Dr. Kadee Crandall at crandall@kutztown.edu with questions.
     Kadee Crandall, Department of Criminal Justice

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, secretary, AFSCME

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

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

PHILOSOPHY CLUB MEETING
Nov. 21
Professor Jonathan Jenkins Ichikawa, University of British Columbia, will discuss "Epistemology and Rape Culture," 11-11:50 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 21, in 281 Old Main. Everyone is welcome.
     Joseph Jedwab, Department of Philosophy

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

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

CLUBS ACEI AND KUET HOLD DONATION DRIVE
KU Equestrian Team (KUET) and Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI) are collecting donations for animal and women’s shelters. Needs: shampoo, deodorant, brushes, soap, clothing (new/gently used), toys, backpacks, cleaning supplies, baby wipes and razors. Animals: collars/leashes (no metal), pee pads, brushes, treats (no rawhide), food, paper towels, used towels/blankets/sheets, saddles, horse items, carriers, bowls and detergent. Items can be brought to 210 Beekey Education Building, Dixon Hall and Beck Hall. We can pick up. Donation drive ends Saturday, Nov. 30.
     Kristen Bazley, Department of Elementary Education

CLAY CLUB ART SUPPLY DRIVE FOR AREA PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Donate new and gently-used art supplies for Reading and Allentown public schools. We want to help more young people experience the expressiveness of art making. Collections boxes are located outside of 115 Sharadin Arts Building and inside 108 Sharadin Arts Building. Donations will be accepted until Friday, Dec. 13.
     Gwendolyn Yoppolo, Clay Club

UPCOMING EVENTS

Nov. 18

10 a.m.

Coffee with a Cop
Lobby, McFarland Student Union

Nov. 18

3:15 p.m.

Woodwind Brass Day Performance
Schaeffer Auditorium

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

10 a.m.

COC Miller-Keystone Blood Drive
218 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

11 a.m.

Philosophy Club: Jonathan Jenkins Ichikawa
281 Old Main

Nov. 21

5 p.m.

Poster Session on Marriage and Family Counseling
Lobby, Old Main

Nov. 21

7:30 p.m.

Jazz II
Schaeffer Auditorium

Nov. 22

8 a.m.

Annual Art Education Conference
218 McFarland Student Union

Nov. 24

7:30 p.m.

University Choir
Old Main, Georgian Room

Nov. 25

6 p.m.

Veterans Town Hall Meeting
145 Boehm Science Building

Field Hockey Wins Saturday, Advances to Final Four

FIELD HOCKEY WINS SATURDAY, ADVANCES TO FINAL FOUR
Junior midfielder Alyssa Donato regrouped after her initial shot was saved, then lifted the rebound over a sprawling goalie that hit netting to send the Kutztown University field hockey team to a 1-0 victory (3-1 penalty shootout) on the road at Southern New Hampshire University Saturday afternoon in an NCAA First Round game. KU will now advance to the NCAA National Final Four for a national semifinal against top-seed West Chester Friday, Nov. 22, at 2 p.m. at Millersville University.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

Football to Host NCAA Tournament Game Saturday

FOOTBALL TO HOST NCAA TOURNAMENT GAME SATURDAY
The KU football team suffered its first loss of the season Saturday in the conference championship game to Slippery Rock University in front of a sellout crowd. KU's success this season was rewarded with a selection Sunday night to the NCAA National Tournament. KU was 1-of-7 teams selected from the region and will host Tiffin University (Ohio) in a First-Round game Saturday, Nov. 23, at 12:05 p.m. at Andre Reed Stadium.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

Nov. 20

7:30 p.m.

Wrestling vs. Millersville
Keystone Arena

Nov. 22

2 p.m.

FH vs. West Chester
NCAA National Final Four; Semifinal
Millersville University

Nov. 23

12:05 p.m.

FB vs. Tiffin University (Ohio)
NCAA National Tournament; First Round
Andre Reed Stadium

PRESIDENT'S OPEN HOUR WITH STUDENTS
Nov. 19
Please encourage students to stop by President Hawkinson's Open Hour with Students, 11 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 19, in 218 McFarland Student Union, Nancy Jean Stump ΚΌ54, Multipurpose Room. President Hawkinson welcomes students’ thoughts, concerns and suggestions regarding KU. Please call ext. 3-4101 to RSVP.
      Office of the President

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.