Daily Brief

November 21, 2019

KU Students Intern at the Washington Center

KU STUDENTS INTERN AT THE WASHINGTON CENTER
This past summer, three Kutztown University students had the life-changing opportunity to participate in The Washington Center’s Academic Internship Program; the summer 2019 program featured the most KU students in one session to date. The three interns were able to live in Washington, D.C., and intern at various organizations, gaining valuable knowledge and experience that they will be able to use in any field. Read More.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

VPA Night Out Thursday, November 21

VPA NIGHT OUT
Nov. 21
Great things are happening Thursday, Nov. 21, in the College of Visual and Performing Arts.
– “Rodrigo Valenzuela: Jornada,”  4-6 p.m., Opening Reception (closes Feb. 9), Miller Gallery, Sharadin Arts Building.
– “Unveiled: Senior Sculpture Collective,” N. Cheh, A. Peterson, D. Schwesinger, S. Siegel and E. Walter: 5-7 p.m., Opening Reception (closes Dec. 5), Gallery 314: Lucky 13 Tattoos, 314 W. Main St., Kutztown.
– “Visual Essays: KUCD Senior Illustrations,” 6-7 p.m., Opening Reception, lower level, Rohrbach Library.
– Jazz II Ensemble, 7:30 p.m., Schaeffer Auditorium.
     College of Visual and Performing Arts

WEATHER

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

A decent day with partial sunshine and a comfortable-for-November high near 50. Clouds will be on the increase as the day progresses ahead of a warm front, which will make tomorrow even milder but with some precipitation.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

ROHRBACH LIBRARY THANKSGIVING WEEK HOURS
– Tuesday, Nov. 26: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
– Wednesday, Nov. 27: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
– Thursday, Nov. 28, through Saturday, Nov. 30: Closed.
– Sunday, Dec. 1: 6 p.m. to midnight
Normal hours resume Monday, Dec. 2.
     Jennifer Tanzos, Rohrbach Library

RECREATION CENTER AND POOL THANKSGIVING BREAK HOURS
The Student Recreation Center and Keystone Hall swimming pool will be operating under the following special hours for the Thanksgiving break:
– Tuesday, Nov. 26: 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Pool 8-9 a.m. and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.).
– Wednesday, Nov. 27: 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Pool 8-9 a.m. and noon to 1 p.m.).
– Thursday, Nov. 28, and Saturday, Nov. 30: Closed.
– Sunday, Dec. 1: Regular hours.
Group exercise classes will end 6 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 26, and will resume Monday, Dec. 2. Cheryl will have the noon class Wednesday, Nov. 27.
     Tracy Turner, Office of Recreational Services

UPCOMING EVENTS

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 “Rodrigo Valenzuela: Jornada”
Marlin and Regina Miller Gallery

Nov. 21

5 p.m.

Poster Session on Marriage and Family Counseling
Lobby, Old Main

Nov. 21

6 p.m.

Visual Essays: KUCD Senior Illustrations Reception
Lower Level, Rohrbach Library

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. 27

All Day

Thanksgiving Recess
No Classes / Administrative Offices Open

Nov. 28

All Day

Thanksgiving Day
University Closed

Nov. 22

2 p.m.

FH vs. West Chester
NCAA National Final Four; Semifinal
Millersville University (Video / Championship Central)

Nov. 23

12:05 p.m.

FB vs. Tiffin University (Ohio)
NCAA National Tournament; First Round
Andre Reed Stadium (Live stats / Video / Audio)

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

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

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. “Rodrigo Valenzuela: 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

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

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

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

     Office of Human Resources

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.