Daily Brief

November 23, 2020

Student shops at the Career Closet. A poster with the words Career Closet is hanging on the wall behind her.

THE CAREER CLOSET IS STILL OPEN
The Career Closet is open for students that you might know who need professional clothing for upcoming interviews or internships. Items are $2 each. Please have students contact the Career Development Center at ext. 3-4067 to schedule an appointment. CDC accepts donations of professional clothing year-round. Thank you. https://www.kutztown.edu/about-ku/administrative-offices/career-development-center/for-students/career-closet.html
     Jenelle Henry, Career Development Center

WEATHER

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

Cold front swings through the region during the morning hours. Showers are possible before 10 a.m. with conditions improving by afternoon as dry air moves in quickly behind the front. Winds will be stiff. High temperature in the mid-40s. Winds northwest at 10-20 mph. Rainfall less than 0.10 inch.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

CATHRYN PUGH, MIKE TOOLAN PUBLICATION
The Department of Biology is pleased to announce a multi-authored publication including Cathryn Pugh ʼ16, Bachelor of Science in biology-organismal biology and ecology, and Michael Toolan ʼ18, Bachelor of Science in environmental science-biology, and biology faculty member Greg Setliff and 16 co-authors on “Distribution, Survival, and Development of Spotted Lanternfly on Host Plants Found in North America,” in a recent issue of the journal Environmental Entomology.
     Chris Sacchi, Biology Department Chair

JOIN US FOR CSC355 DEMO DAY
Dec. 2
The Department of Computer Science and Information Technology is proud to announce the Fall 2020 Senior Seminar Software Engineering Demo Day on Wednesday, Dec 2. Join us on Zoom https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/97563917119. Presentations are 8 a.m. to noon and poster sessions are 1-3 p.m. Student projects include web, mobile and voice-controlled apps, PC games, remote monitoring app and robot controller. See the website for more info: https://sites.google.com/view/csc355demoday2020.
     Donna DeMarco, Department of Computer Science and Information Technology

UNIVERSITY CURRICULUM COMMITTEE
Dec. 3
The University Curriculum Committee will meet 11 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 3, via Zoom. https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/91950007023. A meeting password is required to attend. Please contact Lisa Brennan at ext. 3-4220 or brennan@kutztown.edu for the password.
     Lisa Brennen, University Curriculum Committee
 
THE FREDERICK DOUGLASS INSTITUTE

Do you have a topic and presentation that you think would be a great fit for the Frederick Douglass Institute? We want to hear from you. The Frederick Douglass Institute is looking for three presenters for the spring discussion series. If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact the Frederick Douglass Institute at ext. 3-4448 or fdouglass@kutztown.edu.
     Yessica Gutierrez, The Frederick Douglass Institute

HEALTH AND WELLNESS CENTER
The Health and Wellness Center will be closed Wednesday, Nov. 25, through Sunday, Nov. 29, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Please call Public Safety at ext. 3-4001 with any medical emergencies.
https://www.kutztown.edu/about-ku/administrative-offices/health-and-wellness-services.html
     Dolores Hess, Health and Wellness Services

COUNSELING AND PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES
Counseling and Psychological Services will be closed, Monday, Nov. 23, through Sunday, Nov. 29, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Please call Public Safety at ext. 3-4001 with any counseling emergencies.
     Dolores Hess, Health and Wellness Services

KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY WRITING CENTER HOURS
The University Writing Center will operate virtually for the remainder of the fall semester. UWC online hours:
- 2-9 p.m., Sunday.
- 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Thursday.
- 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday.
- Closed on Thursday, Nov. 26, through Sunday, Nov. 29.
Go to https://kutztown.mywconline.com.
     Patricia Pytleski, University Writing Center
 
KU CAMPUS STORE MODIFIED HOURS
Nov.23 - Jan 11
KU Campus Store will have modified hours until Monday, Jan. 11, 2021. Please click here to learn more.
     KU Campus Store

THE PRINT CENTER CAN HELP
Let us help you recognize your graduate in a personalized way. Contact the KU Print Center for personalized yard signs, personalized banners, personalized boxes you can fill with whatever you want (swag, snacks, etc.). Contact us at printcenter@kutztown.edu or call ext. 3-4116.
     Amanda Rizzuti, KU Print Center Manager

FREE HOLIDAY SHOPPING WEBINAR
The holidays are a time of joy and giving, but buying gifts and preparing for the season can get pricey. If you’re feeling financially stressed this time of year, we have a few tips and tricks to help you save when making your holiday purchases. We’ll cover:
- Managing your holiday budget.
- Researching the best holiday deals.
- Best practices for using credit cards.
This webinar is free and open to the public. Click here to register by Monday, Nov. 23.
Interested in joining PSECU? Apply today at psecu.com/150 and use promo code 150OFFER to take advantage of our $150 direct deposit bonus. Promotional rules listed on webpage.
     Kelly Ann Ryan, PSECU

UPCOMING EVENTS

Nov. 23-25

All Day

Thanksgiving Recess
No Classes – Administrative Offices Open

Nov. 24

6:30 p.m.

Arts and Craft Night
Zoom: click here to register

Nov. 26-29

All Day

Thanksgiving Recess
University Closed

Nov. 30

8 a.m.

University opens/classes resume

Dec. 3

11 a.m.

University Curriculum Committee
https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/91950007023

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.