Daily Brief

November 5, 2020

Image of U.S. flag

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, luncheon and more. Hosted by KU's Office of Veterans Services, all events are free and some are open to the public. Student veterans and military-affiliated students, faculty and staff are encouraged to attend. Learn More.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

Portrait of Dr. Darren Achey on the right and KU Clock Tower logo in maroon color to the left.

ACHEY JOINS CHEMISTRY RESEARCH PROJECT
Dr. Darren Achey, associate professor of Physical Sciences, has been named a Virtual Inorganic Pedagogical Electronic Resource Fellow in an innovative study to develop, test and refine a flexible, foundation-level inorganic chemistry course. As one of a group of 40 faculty selected for this ground-breaking project, he will join other inorganic chemists from across the country in a community of practice dedicated to improving student learning. Over the course of the project, the VIPEr Fellows will implement evidence-based practices in their courses. Read More.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

WEATHER

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

Patchy early fog gives way to another beautiful day of high-pressure-produced fair skies with highs in the mid-60s. Light southwest winds.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

VIDEO: OPEN FORUM WITH CHANCELLOR GREENSTEIN
Kutztown University hosted State System chancellor Dr. Daniel Greenstein for an open forum Friday, Oct. 30. Watch the recording here.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

UPCOMING EVENTS

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. 10

11 a.m.

Veteran Appreciation Lunch: Grab and Go
Lawn, Rohrbach Library/Rain Location 262 MSU

Nov. 11

7:40 a.m.

Virtual Ceremonial Flag Raising

Nov. 11

4:30 p.m.

Virtual Ceremonial Flag Lowering

Nov. 11

8 p.m.

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

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.