Daily Brief

Nov. 11, 2021

Flag being raised on pole in front of Schaeffer Auditorium

VETERANS DAY: A PRESIDENT'S PERSPECTIVE
Veterans Day holds special meaning for the Kutztown University community. The university holds week-long events to honors those who serve and provides resources to military-affiliated students – all under the leadership of university president and veteran, Dr. Kenneth S. Hawkinson. Read More.
     University Relations

WEATHER

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

Yesterday’s weak cool front begins to return north as a weak warm front today. The result will be a slow increase in clouds, but still a generally amicable day. Highs will be around 64 with breezy southeast winds around 15 mph. Periods of rain and showers move in late overnight and last into Friday morning as a cold front passes.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

GUEST SPEAKER IN MKT 330 (SALES CLASS)
Maureen Campbell, vice president of Inside Sales, ADP, and a KU graduate, was a guest speaker in Dr. Murshed's Personal Selling and Sales Management class Tuesday, Nov 9. She discussed the various elements of sales process and sales career. She also talked about potential internship and job opportunities in ADP. Students in this class will have the opportunity to shadow ADP salespeople to obtain a first-hand insight into sales job.
     Feisal Murshed, College of Business

MINDFULNESS WITH ALIYAH

Invest in your well-being and intentionally reconnect with the new/current moment. Students, staff and faculty are welcome to attend a mindful session from 3:30-4:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 11, South Studio, Student Recreation Center. Share with others and students, for more information, email AAAAprogram@kutztown.edu.
     Frances Cortez Funk, Health Promotion and Alcohol & Other Drug Services

SOCIAL EQUITY POLICIES TRAINING
The Office of Social Equity will offer training pursuant to the university’s Anti-Harassment, Anti-Discrimination, Sexual Misconduct and Amorous Relationship Policies, 1 p.m., Monday, Nov 15, in person 200 Stratton Administration Center-IT training room. If you would like to attend, please e-mail socialequity@kutztown.edu.
     Danielle Santos, Social Equity

HOLIDAY SHOPPING TIPS WEBINAR FROM PSECU
PSECU will offer a free, educational webinar noon to 1 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 16 to help participants (members and non-members) complete their holiday shopping without breaking the bank. Participant registration is requested by 5 p.m., Monday, Nov. 15. Register at https://go.psecu.com/holidayshoppingtips. PSECU is proud to support the KU community through educational opportunities like this webinar. For more information about PSECU membership, visit psecu.com or email campus manager Kelly Ann Ryan at kryan@psecu.com.
     Kelly Ann Ryan, PSECU

UNIVERSITY CURRICULUM COMMITTEE
The next University Curriculum Committee meeting will be held Thursday, Dec. 2, in 200 Stratton Administration Center. The proposal deadline is noon, Thursday, Nov. 18. Please submit proposals to the University Curriculum Committee SharePoint site. Contact Brian Meares at meares@kutztown.edu with any questions.
     Brian Meares, University Curriculum Committee

PASBDCS PROUDLY SERVE AMERICA'S VETERANS
We are proud of the many SBDC clients and business advisers who are veterans of our nation’s Armed Forces. PASBDC provided 5,773 client hours to 813 veteran clients – nearly 15 percent of its client base – resulting in 65 business starts, nearly 5,800 jobs created, and $6.5 million in revenue growth in 2019. Veterans looking to start, grow, or buy a business are invited to attend our free PASBDC virtual entrepreneurship programs. Read about our PASBDC clients/consultants and others of America's SBDC who have served our county at americassbdc.org/veterans/serving-veterans/.
     Small Business Development Center

PASBDC NETWORK LAUNCHES INTO GEW
The Pennsylvania Small Business Development Center network will be hosting more than a dozen no-cost virtual events and educational programs Nov. 8-12 as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, an initiative to help entrepreneurs reach their business goals. The Small Business Development Center network has been helping entrepreneurs in all communities with a long-term commitment to improve access to resources and assistance to underserved entrepreneurs (e.g., multicultural, veterans, rural) and minority small business communities. In 2020, Pennsylvania Small Business Development Center assisted with 703 new Pennsylvania business starts and served more than 13,000 total number of clients. Small Business Development Centers help their clients start a new business every 26 minutes and create a new job every six minutes.
     Francene Dudziec, PASBDC

UPCOMING EVENTS

Date

Time

Event

Nov. 7-13

 

Veterans Awareness Week
Event Information

Nov. 11

11 a.m.

CET Presentation “Meeting Students’ Needs …”
Zoom Meeting 390059274

Nov. 11

3:30 p.m.

Mindfulness with Aliyah
South Studio, Student Recreation Center

Nov. 12

10 a.m.

Vaccine Clinic
East Gym, Student Recreation Center

Nov. 15

1 p.m.

Social Equity Policies Training
200 Stratton Administration Center – IT Training Room

Nov. 15

5 p.m.

AFSCME 2234 Membership Meeting
220 Boehm Science Center

Nov. 16

10 a.m.

Blood Drive
218 McFarland Student Union Building

Nov. 18

11 a.m.

Legal Issues Affecting Senior Citizens
135 Rickenbach | Zoom

Date

Time

Event

Nov. 12

3 p.m.

Men’s Basketball vs. Lincoln (Pa.)
Keystone Arena (Live Stats)

Nov. 13

12 p.m.

Football hosts PSAC Championship
Andre Reed Stadium (Live Stats | Live Video)

Nov. 13

3 p.m.

Men’s Basketball vs. Elizabeth City State
Keystone Arena (Live Stats | Live Video)

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.