Daily Brief

November 2, 2020

Poster designed by senior student - flag is backdrop for sky and clouds - gold image of Statue of Liberty marching with the words "Voting is Your Superpower."

IT'S TIME TO VOTE
Don't forget to get out and vote Tuesday, Nov. 3. Thanks to the students of Professor Holly Tienken's poster design class for this image. To see more from the students, visit the “Get Out the Vote Communication Design Senior Poster Workshop,” on view in the Sharadin Arts Building Atrium, until Nov. 8.
     Leanne Recla, Office of Marketing

Photo of the first ten students to graduate the education doctoral program.

FIRST GRADUATING COHORT OF THE ED.D. PROGRAM
KU is proud to recognize its first graduating cohort of the education doctoral program. See how the program’s emphasis on social justice and change will empower the 10 graduates to promote social change within their educational settings. https://www.kutztown.edu/eddgrads
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

WEATHER

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

Very chilly northwest flow during the day. Skies will be clear but it will feel more like winter than autumn. Hold onto your hats as we are under a wind advisory until 3 p.m. High temperature in the low 40s. Winds northwest at 15-25 mph, gusting to 45 mph.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

STUDENT RECREATION CENTER CLOSURE
Nov. 3
The Student Recreation Center will be utilized as a polling station for the election; therefore, we will be closed Tuesday, Nov. 3. Group exercise classes are canceled as well.
     Tracy Turner, Office of Recreational Services

FIVE LAST-MINUTE HOLIDAY MARKETING IDEAS
Nov. 5
Join us online, 11:30 a.m., Nov. 5, https://pasbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/27332.
     Rachael Wolfe, SBDC

THE WOMEN'S CENTER GUIDED MEDITATION AND YOGA
Nov. 6
Experiencing election fatigue and stress? The Women's Center wants to help with self-care. Join us, 3 p.m., Friday, Nov. 6, we will be hosting a guided meditation and yoga on Zoom. The event is open to faculty, staff and students. The first 30 students to register for the session will receive a free self-care pack. Register at https://forms.gle/QJNsJsZfW67Vxdxb8. Zoom Meeting ID: 936 3935 2216 PW: selflove
https://www.instagram.com/womenscenterku/
     Diane Biehl, Women's Center

VETERANS AWARENESS WEEK
Nov. 8-15
Kutztown University celebrates National Veterans Awareness Week Nov. 8-15, with pre-event proceedings, tributes, fundraisers, workshops, ceremonies, discounts, grab-and-go luncheon and more. Hosted by Office of Veterans Services, all events are free. Visit our website for a listing of activities https://www.kutztown.edu/about-ku/administrative-offices/military-and-veterans-services/events.
     Office of Military and Veterans Services

FIRST-GEN SPECIAL BROADCAST
KU’s First-Gen Initiative is hosting a celebration Monday, Nov. 9, in front of the library. Did you know President Kenneth S. Hawkinson is a first-generation student? Graduate student Christine Nardone Storch recently interviewed Hawkinson at length about his experiences as a first-generation student and will be airing the interview on KUR, 7 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 8, and 9 a.m., Monday, Nov. 9. Following the airings, a podcast of the interview will be made available and promoted for on-demand listening. To hear a brief trailer for the upcoming interview, click here https://youtu.be/iyx44MmwZzA.
      Mike Regensburger, Kutztown University Radio

GROW WITH GOOGLE–MAKE YOUR WEBSITE WORK FOR YOU
Nov. 10
Join SBDC for online webinar 1 p.m., Tuesday Nov. 10.
https://pasbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/27142
     Rachael Wolfe, SBDC

UPCOMING EVENTS

Nov. 2

7 p.m.

Music Monday
https://www.facebook.com/KUMusicDept

Nov. 4

Noon to 7 p.m.

Blood Drive
https://donor.giveapint.org/donor/schedules

Nov. 5

4 p.m.

University Senate Meeting
https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/95321953865

Nov. 9

10 a.m.

First-Generation Student Celebration
Library Lawn

Nov. 9

6 p.m.

Let’s Talk Politics: Election 2020
https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/94507313932

Nov. 9

7 p.m.

Music Monday
https://www.facebook.com/KUMusicDept

BLOOD DRIVE
Nov. 4
Save a life. Donate blood to the Community Outreach Center Miller-Keystone Blood Drive noon to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 4, in the Keystone Fieldhouse. Please share with local family and friends as the blood drive is open to the public. Use link to pre-register for your time. Thank you. https://donor.giveapint.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/81779
    Jerry Schearer, Community Outreach Center

NEW BUSINESS ANALYTICS MINOR
The Department of Business Administration is excited to announce a new business analytics minor effective spring 2021. Across industries, organizations are generating vast amounts of data which, in turn, has heightened the need for professionals who know how to interpret and analyze that information. Please introduce this new minor to your students especially during the advisement season. Please direct any questions to Dr. Gary Chao at chao@kutztown.edu.
     Gary Chao, Department of Business Administration

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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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.