Daily Brief

Nov. 20, 2019

KU 2019 Holiday Celebration invitation

KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY 2019 HOLIDAY CELEBRATION INVITATION
On behalf of President Kenneth S. Hawkinson and Mrs. Ann Marie Hayes-Hawkinson, you are cordially invited to the Kutztown University Holiday Celebration 1-3 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 8, in the Georgian Room of Old Main. Please click here for additional information and to register for the event. Registration for the event closes Monday, Dec. 2.
     Office of the President

Chris Pruitt, COB Featured Speaker

COB FEATURED SPEAKER SERIES- CHRIS PRUITT
Nov. 21
Chris Pruitt serves as the president/CEO of East Penn Manufacturing, the largest battery manufacturer in the world with over 10,000 employees. Please join the Accounting Club in gleaning valuable insight into real world experiences from Pruitt, a leading regional corporate executive, 11 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 21, in 100 deFrancesco Building.
Arian Hungaski, College of Business

WEATHER

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

Low pressure pulls away from the region as high pressure moves in from the west. Cloudy start to the day but skies will clear as the dry air moves in. Not too bad a day for mid-November. High temperature in the upper-40s. Winds northwest at 9-11 mph.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

TRANSGENDER DAY OF REMEMBRANCE
Nov. 20
Today, Wednesday, Nov. 20, there will be a visual display 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the lobby of Old Main, and a brief student performance and speech at 12:50 and 2 p.m., to honor the 21 transgender individuals whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence in 2019. Two students will be performing a song, “Village,” and one additional student, will be speaking about her experience. For more information on Transgender Day of Remembrance, visit https://www.glaad.org/tdor.
     Christine Price, GLBTQ Resource Center/Women's Center

"ICE WORLDS" PLANETARIUM SHOW TONIGHT

Nov. 20
Join us tonight, Wednesday, Nov. 20, at 7 p.m. for "Ice Worlds," a planetarium show that explores the delicate balance between ice, water, and the existence of life on Earth, and how ice shapes the landscape and the natural systems on other planets and moons in our solar system. This event is free and open to the public. https://www.facebook.com/events/1680005885470327/
     Phill Reed, Department of Physical Sciences

TRANSFER ORIENTATION-SPRING 2020
Nov. 21
Thursday, Nov. 21, is Transfer Student Orientation at the McFarland Student Union. The program starts at 10:30 a.m. Academic advising begins at 1 p.m. Please join us in welcoming new students and their families to campus. http://www.kutztown.edu/orientation
     Lisa Grabowski, New Student Orientation

OPENING RECEPTION: RODRIGO VALENZUELA - JORNADA
Nov. 21
The Marlin and Regina Miller Gallery presents an exhibition of Rodrigo Valenzuela’s video and photo-based works. Born in Cuba, Valenzuela currently teaches photography at UCLA. This exhibition is free and open to the public. “JORNADA” will run Nov. 21 – Feb. 9.
– Opening Reception: 4-6 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 21.
– Artist Talk: 6:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 3, in 120 Sharadin Arts Building.
     Jayne Struble, Department of Art

THANKSGIVING WEEK; TUTORING SERVICES OFFICE HOURS
– Monday, Nov. 25: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
– Tuesday, Nov. 26: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (No drop-in lab hours)
– Wednesday, Nov. 27, through Friday, Nov. 29: closed.
     R. Chad Brown, Office of Retention Student Success

EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH
Now is the time to submit your nominations for the November 2019 Employee of the Month. https://fs7.formsite.com/kutzuniv/EOM/index.html
     Alexis Martin, Office of Human Resources

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

Job Number

Job Title

Job Term

Advertise To

2019-0164 NEW

Director of Marketing

Full Time

12/1/19

2019-0072

PT Temp Medical Records Assistant

Part Time

11/22/19

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

UPCOMING EVENTS

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

10:30 a.m.

Transfer Orientation-Spring 2020
McFarland Student Union

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

4 p.m.

Opening Reception: “JORNADA”
Marlin and Regina Miller Gallery

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

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

BLOOD DRIVE
Nov. 20
Everyone who donates during our Nov. 20 blood drive will be entered in a drawing to win 4 tickets to the Penn State vs. Rutgers game Saturday, Nov. 30. Donate 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 20, in 218 McFarland Student Union, Nancy Jean Stump ΚΌ54, Multipurpose Room. Walk-ins are welcome, but register in advance to save a time slot. https://donor.giveapint.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/45501
     Jerry Schearer, Community Outreach Center

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, Department of Art

KU TO HOST ANNUAL ART EDUCATION CONFERENCE FRIDAY
Nov. 22
Artists, art educators and art students come together for a day of collaborative learning and workshopping beginning at 7:30 a.m., Friday, Nov. 22, in the Nancy Jean Stump ’54, Multipurpose Room of McFarland Student Union for KU's 81st annual Art Education Conference. The conference focuses on the connections between how the conception and production of art influences and reflects the conception and production of curriculum.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

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

WINNER OF PSECU COMMUNITY INTERNSHIP SCHOLARSHIP
Congratulations to Shae-Lynn Harris for receiving the Fall 2019 PSECU Community Internship Scholarship. Harris is a senior social work major interning at RACC. Please congratulate Harris if you see her.
     Jenelle Henry, Career Development Center

FRIEND INC FOOD BOX DRIVE
Thank you to the offices and departments who contributed to the Thanksgiving Box Friend Inc. Food Drive. We received over 50 boxes that were donated to help feed the more than 250 families that are served by Friend Inc. If we missed your box, please email me and we can pick up your contribution until Wednesday, Nov. 20. Christmas Boxes are due Friday, Dec. 13. If you need another list, please click on the link. Thank you again for your KU giving spirit.
     Jerry Schearer, Community Outreach Center

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.