Daily Brief

Nov. 4, 2021

Photo of President Hawkinson DJ at homecoming. Two men watching and cheering for him.

HOMECOMING 2021
President Hawkinson attended numerous events on campus as part of the university's annual homecoming celebration, Saturday, Oct. 30, including affinity groups, the KU Marching Unit, athletics alumni, Women's Center Open House, Fan Fest on the DMZ and many more. Visit KU's Instagram page for highlights.
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Photo of five people. Bobby Frankenfield second from the left. Emily Zimmerman center. Dr. Kenneth S. Hawkinson far right.

HOMECOMING SPIRIT COURT
Congratulations to the 2021 Homecoming Spirit Court Champions, Bobby Frankenfield from the Association of Childhood Education International and Emily Zimmerman from Phi Sigma Sigma. The champions were announced at halftime of KU's homecoming football game, Saturday, Oct. 30.
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WEATHER

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

High pressure brings another day of fair skies and chilly November temperatures of about 50, which is about 8 degrees below average for this time of year. Watch for continued nightly frosts for the next several nights.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

HOMELESS VETERANS NEED A HELPING HAND
Veterans Services is supporting a student-veteran with her social work internship project. In preparation for cold weather, can you give a helping hand to the homeless veteran community in Lehigh Valley? Items listed on the Homeless Veterans Supply List are simple: a comb, mints, thermal socks, encouraging words, a bottle of water. See the list for more items. Drop off locations: McFarland Student Union (near Video Wall), Stratton Administration (near Career Services) and Keystone Hall (near ticket box office). Last pickup is Veterans Day, Thursday, Nov. 11. Many thanks for your support.
     Office of Veterans Services

COE STUDENTS ATTENDING PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCE
Please excuse the following College of Education students from class Thursday, Nov. 4 and Friday, Nov. 5: Akello Mosby, Ishmail Ebo, and Carlos Brinkley. Many thanks to Drs. John Ward, Warren Hilton, Donavan McCargo and James Jackson for sponsoring their attendance at the Black Men Educators Conference.
     Amber Jean-Marie Pabon, Secondary Education

CLAY CLUB CUP AND CHOCOLATE SALE
Quench your thirst using a special handmade cup created by one of KU's own ceramics students. Cups for all kinds of beverages will be available; also, chocolate. Join us for the Clay Club Cup and Chocolate Sale, 10 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 10, Table D, McFarland Student Union. Email kuclayclub@gmail.com for more information.
     Gwendolyn Yoppolo, Clay Club

HIRING UNDERGRADUATE ASSISTANT STUDENT WORKERS
The Women's Center and the LGBTQ+ Resource Center are hiring undergraduate assistant student workers for Spring 2022. Please share with your students and have them apply in Handshake or stop by our offices in Boxwood House for information.
     Diane Biehl, Women’s Center and the LGBTQ+ Resource Center

NATIONAL CAREER DEVELOPMENT MONTH
November is National Career Development Month. Please encourage KU students to schedule a career coaching appointment with the Career Center through their Handshake account.
     Jeann Cengeri, Career Development Center

UPCOMING EVENTS

Date

Time

Event

Nov. 3-5

 

PASSHE DEI Summit
Registration link

Nov. 4

11 a.m.

VPA Encountering Ekphrasis
120 Sharadin Arts Building

Nov. 4

3 p.m.

Council of Trustees Meeting
250 McFarland Student Union

Nov. 4

4 p.m.

University Senate
103 Academic Forum

Nov. 4

5 p.m.

COB Business Idea Competition
135 Rickenbach Learning Center

Nov. 5

3 p.m.

Natalie Cartwright Farewell Reception
301 Stratton Administration Center

Nov. 5

8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Social Work Global Environment Virtual Conference
Registration link

Nov. 7

7 p.m.

Celebrate Marimba
Schaeffer Auditorium

Nov. 8

7:30 p.m.

Violins of Hope (Nov. 1-14, New Media Gallery, Sharadin)
Schaeffer Auditorium

Nov. 10

10 a.m.

COVID-19 Testing
East Gym, Student Recreation Center

Nov. 10

10 a.m.

Clay Club Cup Sale
Table D, McFarland Student Union

Photo of four women playing soccer.

WOMEN'S SOCCER WINS DIVISION TITLE
The third-ranked Kutztown University women's soccer team defeated Lock Haven, 1-0, on the road Wednesday evening to secure the PSAC East regular season title for just the second time in program history. Kutztown set a new school record with its 14th conference win of the season and is now assured home field advantage throughout the PSAC Championship tournament as far as it advances. The Golden Bears will host a quarterfinal game next Tuesday, Nov. 9, at 6 p.m. against an opponent yet to be determined. The semifinals and championship are slated for Friday, Nov. 12, and Sunday, Nov. 14, respectively.
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Sign with the text: KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY WOMEN'S BASKETBALL GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY TEAM"

GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY TEAM FOR WOMEN'S BASKETBALL
KU is proud to celebrate the 50-year anniversary of women's basketball as a varsity program during the 2021-22 season. In celebration of the program and its alumnae, KU has announced its Golden Anniversary Team. From the pioneers of the program in the 1970s and 1980s, to recent Golden Bear stars during the 2010s, Kutztown University women's basketball has been shaped through the contributions of many tremendous players. 46 players were named to the team, spanning from 1971 to 2020, including 11 KU Athletics Hall of Famers. The Golden Anniversary Team will be recognized in person at the Feb. 5, 2022, game against Lock Haven, as well as at the postgame reception. Details are forthcoming.
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Date

Time

Event

Nov. 5

7 p.m.

Women’s Volleyball vs. Millersville
Keystone Arena (Live Stats | Live Video)

Nov. 6

1 p.m.

Women’s Volleyball vs. West Chester
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.

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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.