Daily Brief

Nov. 12, 2021

Photo of Patrick Donmoyer

DONMOYER WINS CULTURAL HONOR AWARD
Patrick Donmoyer ’09, director of the Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center, has won the American Folklore Society's Archie Green Award that recognizes and honors his contributions as a local cultural leader. Donmoyer has been at KU since 2009 and has served as acting director of the Heritage Center from 2011-17, before becoming director in 2017. Donmoyer is a proud KU alumnus, where he conducted research at the Heritage Center as an undergraduate. Highlights of his time at the Center include the establishment of the Heritage Center's annual publication series, which has released nine volumes since 2012, as well as guest curating numerous collaborative cultural exhibitions in the region. Read more.
     University Relations

Photo of Tamara Shirk (left) and President Kenneth S. Hawkinson (right).

SHIRK NAMED KU EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH FOR JULY 2021
Congratulations to Tamara Shirk, Clerk Typist 2, Office of the Registrar, on being named Kutztown University Employee of the Month for July 2021. Shirk's nomination from Andrea Buno, secretary, English, and Mary Jane Bononno, Management Technician, Social Work, can be read online.
     University Relations

WEATHER

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

Strong cold front passes through during the morning hours. Thunderstorm or shower activity is expected. Some of the storms could produce strong winds and heavy rains. Precipitation should end by mid-afternoon. High temperature in the low-60s. Winds south at 10-15 mph, gusting to 30 mph. Rainfall between 0.50-0.75”, with higher amounts where storms occur.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

KU PRESIDENTIAL AMBASSADOR APPLICATIONS
KU Presidential Ambassadors are looking for well-rounded students who demonstrate academic success, leadership potential, and a strong commitment to Kutztown University. KUPA is asking any faculty or staff members who know of a strong candidate to contact the alumni relations office at 610-683-4110 or have their recommended student download an application. Applications will be accepted through Friday, Nov. 19. We appreciate your help in advance for encouraging strong candidates to apply.
     Jillian Lovejoy, KU Foundation

UPCOMING EVENTS

Date

Time

Event

Nov. 7-13

 

Veterans Awareness Week
Event Information

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. 17

10 a.m.

COVID-19 Testing
East Gym, Student Recreation Center

Nov. 18

11 a.m.

Legal Issues Affecting Senior Citizens
135 Rickenbach | Zoom

Nov. 18

4:30 p.m.

World Philosophy Day
145 Boehm Science Building

Nov. 18

7 p.m.

Planetarium LASER Light Shows
100 Grim-Knedler Science Building

Date

Time

Event

Nov. 12

3 p.m.

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

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.