Daily Brief

Oct. 1, 2019

Stray Cat's Lee Rocker, Oct. 3, 7:30 p.m.

STRAY CAT LEE ROCKER
Oct. 3, 7:30 p.m.
A lead member of rockabilly band the Stray Cats, Lee Rocker’s unique style of slap-bass playing sold 23 gold and platinum certified records worldwide and earned a Grammy nomination. Join the fun before the show with a Rockabilly Rumble on the Marcon Platz starting at 6:15 p.m. Demonstrations by pinstripe artist Andy Cappuccio, custom hots rods and music by Drew and the Blue. Tickets: $29 for KU faculty and staff, $10 for KU students. The KU community can access their discounted tickets using their MyKU log in at https://kutztown.universitytickets.com/w /
     KU Presents!

WEATHER

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

A mix of clouds and sunshine today. Lingering clouds in the morning with a chance of sunshine in the afternoon. Temperatures should rise to a humid 80 degrees, 10 degrees above normal for Oct. 1.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

NOTICE FROM HUMAN RESOURCE OFFICE
For all current staff, faculty and student employees, this is a reminder that as a current employee or volunteer we are required to provide written notice within 72 hours after an arrest or conviction for a reportable offense or notice of being listed in the statewide database as a perpetrator of a founded or indicated report of child abuse. The form for reporting can be found on the KU Human Resource website under Employment: https://www.kutztown.edu/about-ku/administrative-offices/human-resources/forms.htm.
     Jeanette Forster, Human Resources

THANK YOU FROM THE OFFICE OF ADMISSION
Thank you to everyone who participated in the first Admission’s Open House of the season. We welcomed over 580 prospective Golden Bears and their families. The time and effort of our administration, faculty and staff does not go unnoticed. See you Saturday, Oct. 26.
     Elyse R. Levandowski, Office of Admissions

SECOND ANNUAL TEDDY BEAR DRIVE
Oct. 1 – Nov. 30
The Department of Criminal Justice is partnering with the Department of Public Safety and Police Services to host the second annual Teddy Bear Drive. The Teddy Bear Drive is a community policing initiative that will provide local police departments with new teddy bears to hand out to children when responding to calls for service. This comfort item serves as a therapeutic tool for children in a time of trauma or terror. The drive will run Oct. 1-Nov. 30. Collection sites are located at the Department of Criminal Justice, 365 Old Main and Public Safety and Police Services, 13 B-Wing, Old Main. Contact Dr. Kadee Crandall at crandall@kutztown.edu or Deputy Chief David Drezek at drezek@kutztown.edu with questions.
     Kadee Crandall, Department of Criminal Justice

FIRST-GEN CELEBRATION
Oct. 1
Join us for food, games and prizes at the First-Gen Celebration, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., today, Tuesday, Oct. 1, in 218 McFarland Student Union. Students, faculty and staff will have the opportunity to interact with one another through a KU version of the “What Do You Meme?” game. We hope to see you there in your breaking barriers T-shirt. Hosted by the TRIO Student Support Services Program, the First-Gen Initiative and S.N.A.P.
     Loriann Irving, TRIO Student Support Services Program

KU INTERNSHIP AND JOB FAIR
Oct. 2
Faculty and staff, please remind students that the KU Internship and Job Fair is noon to 3 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 2, in 218 McFarland Student Union. There will be more than 65 employers attending. For a list of employers coming to the fair, please click here. Please call ext. 3-4067 if you have any questions.
     Jeann Cengeri, Career Development Center

PHILOSOPHY CLUB MEETING
Oct. 3
The KU Philosophy Club will meet 11 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 3, in 312 McFarland Student Union. Professor Deanna Smith, Department of Philosophy, will present “It’s Good to Be Green, Jealousy is Good.” Everyone is welcome. Persons with a disability and who require accommodation should notify the Office of Disability Services prior to the event at 610-683-4108 or dso@kutztown.edu or, TDD number: 610-683-4499, in order to discuss accommodations. Every effort will be made to provide reasonable accommodations.
     Henry Winkleman, president; Allan Bäck, advisor

PRESIDENT'S OPEN HOUR
Oct. 7
Faculty and staff are invited to stop by with President Hawkinson during his open hour 3:30-4:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 7, in 303 Stratton Administration Center. President Hawkinson welcomes your thoughts, concerns and suggestions regarding KU. If you are planning to stop by, please call the Office of the President, ext. 3-4101 to RSVP. (Please note: Nov. 4 open hour is scheduled 2-3 p.m.)
     Office of the President

WALK WITH WYNNIE MONDAY
Oct. 7
Join Dr. Kenneth Hawkinson, Mrs. Ann Marie Hayes-Hawkinson and their dog Wynnie on a campus walk at 5:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 7. Walkers should meet on the back porch of the president’s residence. Refreshments will be served at the president’s residence at the conclusion of the walk. Participants are welcome to bring their dogs. The walk will be canceled in the event of rain.
     Office of the President

KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY ORCHESTRA PERFORMANCE
Oct. 8
The KU Orchestra will perform 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 8, in Schaeffer Auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public. Works include Griffes, Frazier and Constantinides. Alejandro Ortega, KU violinist, and Kim Webster, professor of applied oboe at KU, will also be featured.
     Laura Keim, College of Visual and Performing Arts

DNA EXONEREE, ANTHONY WRIGHT, TO SPEAK TO KU COMMUNITY
Oct. 29
The Department of Criminal Justice invites Anthony Wright to speak with the Kutztown University community 11 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 29, in Schaeffer Auditorium. Wright is a DNA exoneree and will share his journey to proving his innocence after 25 years of incarceration. He will also discuss experiences with the Innocence Project in helping to secure the release of incarcerated individuals who have also been wrongfully convicted. Please contact Dr. Kadee Crandall at crandall@kutztown.edu with questions.
     Kadee Crandall, Department of Criminal Justice

HONORARY DEGREE NOMINATIONS
The Honorary Degree Committee seeks to recognize exceptional individuals whose “distinguished contributions in the service to humanity, scholarship, government, business, creativity, science or the community” are deserving of the university’s highest honor. Nominees cannot be employees of PASSHE. Send nominations to Melissa Nurczynski by Friday, Nov. 1. Please click here for nomination form.
     Melissa Nurczynski, Department of English

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS RIBBONS
Please join us in fighting breast cancer. During the month of October, purchase a pink ribbon for $1 (or any amount you’d like to donate) with any purchase in the KU Campus Store. All proceeds will go directly to Pink Hands of Hope. Check out their website here http://pinkhandsofhope.org/index.html Thank you.
     KU Campus Store & Dixon Marketplace

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
These are the non-instructional positions open on campus on our job board at http://employment.kutztown.edu (please select internal postings tab on the left for internal):

Job Number

Job Title

Job Term

Advertise To

2019-0128 - internal

Custodial Worker 2 - 1st shift (internal)

Full Time

10/4/19

2019-0127 - internal

Custodial Worker 2 - 3rd shift (internal)

Full Time

10/4/19

19-20 Asst Coaches

19-20 Assistant Athletic Coaches

Part Time

Continuous

2019-0109

Assistant Softball Coach – FT - REPOSTED

Full Time

10/3/19

UPCOMING EVENTS

Oct. 1

11 a.m.

First-Gen Celebration
218 McFarland Student Union

Oct. 1

11 a.m.

Barbara McFadden Retirement Celebration
121 Beekey Education Building

Oct.1–Nov. 30

All day

Second annual Teddy Bear Drive: Drop Off
365 and 13 B-Wing, Old Main

Oct. 3

9 a.m.

Plant Club Sale
Lobby, Boehm Science Building

Oct. 3

11 a.m.

Philosophy Club
312 McFarland Student Union

Oct. 3

11 a.m.

CVPA Faculty First Thursday!
120 Sharadin Arts Building

Oct. 3

11 a.m.

University Curriculum Committee
29 Rohrbach Library

Oct. 3

4 p.m.

University Senate
103 Academic Forum

Oct. 3

7:30 p.m.

KU Presents! Lee Rocker
Schaeffer Auditorium

Oct. 4

9 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Visiting Artist Robert Lugo: Demonstration
108 Sharadin Arts Building

Oct. 4

4 p.m.

Visiting Artist Robert Lugo: Lecture
120 Sharadin Arts Building

Oct. 7

9 a.m.

3D Mobile Mammography
Student Recreation Center parking lot

Oct. 7

3:30 p.m.

President’s Open Hour
303 Stratton Administration Center

Oct. 7

5:30 p.m.

Walk with Wynnie
President’s residence, rear porch

Oct. 8

7:30 p.m.

KU Orchestra Performance
Schaeffer Auditorium

Oct. 2

7 p.m.

WSOC vs. Bloomsburg
Keystone Field (Live Stats / Live Video)

Oct. 4

7 p.m.

WVB vs. Edinboro
Keystone Arena (Live Stats / Video)

Oct. 5

11 a.m.

FH vs. Seton Hill (Senior Day)
Andre Reed Stadium (Live Stats)

Oct. 5

2 p.m.

WVB vs. Gannon
Keystone Arena (Live Stats / Video)

Oct. 5

2 p.m.

WSOC vs. Mansfield
Keystone Field (Live Stats)

Oct. 6

1 p.m.

WVB vs. Mercyhurst
Keystone Arena (Live Stats / Video)

BARBARA MCFADDEN RETIREMENT CELEBRATION
Oct. 1
Please join us to celebrate Barbara McFadden’s retirement from the Department of Elementary Education, 11 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 1, in 121 Conference Room, Beekey Education Building.
     Tracy Keyes, Department of Elementary Education

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.