Daily Brief

November 4, 2020

Image of Christina Franko Uliano.

TOWER FEATURE: CHRISTINA FRANKO ULIANO ’07
See how Christina Franko Uliano ’07 used a Fulbright Teachers for Global Classrooms grant to broaden her curriculum. After spending time abroad in Colombia, Christina joined a Fulbright global education online course to learn the tools for bringing global thinking into the classroom. https://www.kutztown.edu/features/christina
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

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CAREGIVERS OF THE ELDERLY: LEGAL ISSUES AFFECTING SENIOR CITIZENS
Nov. 10
Faculty, staff and students are invited to join the Commission on the Status of Women’s Elder Care Workshop: “Legal Issues Affecting Senior Citizens,” with elder-care attorney Russell Farbiarz, Esq., 11 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, Nov. 10. Topics include elder care, estate planning, financial considerations and nursing home planning. A box lunch is available to those on campus. Email mcquaid@kutztown.edu by Nov. 6 to attend and also, if desired, your choice of turkey and Swiss on wheat, grilled chicken Caesar wrap or Mediterranean veggie ciabatta. Zoom Meeting ID: 944 5527 1765, Passcode: 808584. Read more.
     John Ronan, Commission on the Status of Women

WEATHER

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

High pressure continues to build. Fair weather is expected. High temperature in the low 60s. Winds southwest at 5-10 mph.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

FIRST-GEN CELEBRATION
Nov. 9
KU’s First-Generation Celebration is right around the corner. Stop by the tent in front of the library 10 a.m., Monday, Nov. 9, for free giveaways, raffles, mentorship and more.
https://www.kutztown.edu/about-ku/administrative-offices/orientation/first-gen-at-ku.html
     Nancy Brynildsen, First-Gen at KU

VIRTUAL GRADUATE SCHOOL FAIR
Nov. 9
Faculty and staff, please remind students that the Graduate School Fair will take place virtually, 1-3 p.m., Monday, Nov. 9, with more than 60 schools registered. Students, please register using the following link: https://kutztown.joinhandshake.com/career_fairs/19342/student_preview?token=1SxY5xFvv6-nEs73MyiGh-oJpQpPi9mvJB4KvuSDykGSTIKlCVv-7g.
     Jeann Cengeri, Career Development Center

WOMEN’S CENTER EVENT
Nov. 11
Join us for “Virtual Spoken Word/Poetry,” with Joan Leslie, 8 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 11. Registration required. Register here: http://bit.ly/KUPApoet1111.
https://www.instagram.com/womenscenterku/
     Diane Biehl, Women’s Center

FIRST STEP TO STARTING YOUR BUSINESS
Nov. 16
Join the KU SBDC online, 2 p.m., Monday, Nov. 16.
https://pasbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/27146
     Rachael Wolfe, KU SBDC

SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION 101
Nov. 18
Join us online, 2 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 18.
https://pasbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/27172
     Rachael Wolfe, KU SBDC

WEBINAR SERIES ON SERVICE LEARNING
Faculty interested in incorporating service learning into classes, and staff advising student organizations doing community service may be interested in a series of webinars from Campus Compact. Two good webinars are scheduled in November and December. Register here: https://events.compact.org/20-webinars.
     Jerry Schearer, Community Outreach Center

UPCOMING EVENTS

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. 5

5 p.m.

2020 Business Idea Competition
Zoom Meeting ID: 986 2897 2613
Passcode: 686695

Nov. 6

All Day

2020 Global Environment Virtual Conference
Registration and Materials

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

Nov. 10

11 a.m.

Elder-Care Workshop
Zoom Meeting ID: 944 5527 1765
Passcode: 808584

Nov.11

8 p.m.

“Virtual Spoken Word/Poetry” Joan Leslie
Register here: http://bit.ly/KUPApoet1111

KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY BUSINESS IDEA COMPETITION
Nov. 5
Please join the Entrepreneurial Leadership Center as it hosts the 2020 Business Idea Competition, 5 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 5, via Zoom Meeting ID: 986 2897 2613 Passcode: 686695. Six business ideas from students across campus made it into the final round and will be judged by area business owners and community members.
https://www.kutztown.edu/academics/colleges-and-departments/business/entrepreneurial-leadership-center/business-idea-competition.html
      Paige Brookins, Entrepreneurial Leadership 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

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

KTV - EPISODE 3 FALL 2020

Take a few minutes out of your busy schedule to relax and enjoy “Ktv,” a biweekly show produced by students in the CTM department. The show features comedy, cooking, food reviews, arts and crafts and ideas for binging during this crazy time. Tune into the third episode of this semester at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WSLEitft2DE&feature=youtu.be 
or visit our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/ktvkutztown.
     Cara Cotellese, Department of Cinema, Television and Media Production

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

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

Job Number

Job Title

Job Term

Advertise To

2020-0099 (internal)

NEW - Executive Assistant to Dean for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (internal)

Full Time

11/8/20

2020-0097

Executive Director of Health & Wellness Services

Full Time

11/8/20

Clerical Pool

2020-21 Clerical Pool

Full Time

Continuous

Custodial Pool

2020-21 Custodial Pool

Full Time

Continuous

     Jeanette Forster, 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.