Daily Brief

November 9, 2020

President and Mrs. Hawkinson stand outside an illuminated Schaeffer Auditorium during a student music event.

MUSIC EVENTS AT KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY
President Hawkinson and his wife Ann Marie attend many of KU's music department events throughout the fall semester. Stay up to date on music events at KU online.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

WEATHER

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

High pressure remains parked over the Eastern U.S. continuing our streak of mild and pleasant days. Mostly sunny skies expected. High temperature in the mid-70s. Winds calm.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

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

FINAL PAWBUCKS SALE
Nov. 9
Save 40% off apparel one day only instore and online https://www.kubstore.com.
     KU Campus Store

HAWKINSON INTERVIEW ON FIRST-GEN STUDENT
Nov. 9
President Hawkinson, a former first-generation student, spoke with graduate student Christine Storch from the Office of New Student Orientation about his experience as a first-generation student. The interview will air on KUR, 9 a.m., Monday, Nov. 9. Listen live on KUR online. A full audio replay will be available after Monday's airing. For a brief video trailer of this weekend's audio interview, click here.
     University Relations

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

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

GEOGRAPHY AWARENESS WEEK
Nov. 15-21
The Department of Geography is pleased to announce a program of events to celebrate Geography Awareness Week 2020. They include a hybrid presentation by KU alumnus Ty Marr ’97: “My Journey as a GEOINT Professional – From Cartographer to Policy-Maker Advisor,” Monday, Nov. 16; and an online keynote lecture by guest, Dr. Eric D. Carter: “Covid-19 and Medical Geography – Past, Present and Future,” Wednesday, Nov.18. For more information and details, see: www.kutztown.edu/geography or email: lebosse@kutztown.edu.
      Mathias J. Le Bossé, Department of Geography

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

GET MORE OPENS WITH GREAT SUBJECT LINES

Nov. 17
Join us 10 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 17 for an online webinar. https://pasbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/27138
     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

UNIVERSITY CURRICULUM MEETING
The next UCC meeting is Thursday, Dec. 3, via Zoom video conferencing. The deadline for submission of proposals is noon, Thursday, Nov. 19. Please submit proposals to UCC secretary, Lisa Brennan, using the UCC SharePoint site: http://intranet/sites/committees/ucc/submissions. Please contact Brennan at ext. 3-4220 with any questions.
     Lisa Brennan, University Curriculum Committee

UPCOMING EVENTS

Nov. 9

9 a.m.

Hawkinson Interview on First-Gen Student
Listen live on KUR online

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
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
Zoom Details: Visit www.kutztown.edu/veterans

Nov. 11

4:30 p.m.

Virtual Ceremonial Flag Lowering
Zoom Details: Visit www.kutztown.edu/veterans

Nov. 11

8 p.m.

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

LET'S TALK POLITICS: ELECTION 2020
Nov. 9
The Department of Political Science and Public Administration is hosting a virtual event to discuss the 2020 election, 6-8 p.m., Monday, Nov. 9. Faculty panelists will comment on the election followed by a moderated Q&A with the audience. Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend. The link is https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/94507313932?pwd=c1BoOWhYQTF5WVJMbU1ZN25VM0xnUT09.
     Steve Lem, Department of Political Science and Public Administration

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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