Daily Brief

October 11, 2019

Kutztown University Students, Faculty to Collaborate in Exhibition

STUDENTS, FACULTY TO COLLABORATE IN EXHIBITION
Kutztown University students and faculty will team up to present their "Inspiration and Transformation: Mentee as Leader" exhibition at the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Boundless: Arts and Intellects conference Friday and Saturday, Oct. 11-12, in the Ware Center of Millersville University. Boundless: Arts and Intellects is the first-ever State Systemwide conference focused on the arts, humanities and social sciences. The collection of artworks featured in the “Inspiration and Transformation: Mentee as Leader” exhibit pairs KU student-artists, who break the traditional model of mentor and mentee, with the art of their mentors. Read More.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

WEATHER

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

Strong coastal low stays offshore but will usher in cloud cover throughout the day. Instability is low in the atmosphere so it will remain dry. High temperature in the low-60s. Winds northeast at 10 mph.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

NAVY BIRTHDAY – OCTOBER 13, 1775
Happy 244th birthday. For almost 250 years the American Navy has provided selfless service and promoted equality and fairness in the world. These seamen and women display incredibly powerful capabilities on a daily basis. We see pride, purpose and professionalism in all they do. So, on Oct. 13, we say thank you to these men and women. Have a special day.
     Office of Veterans Services

FIRST GEN AT KU
First Gen Fact: 30% of KU undergraduate students are first generation college students. As week seven comes to an end, remind students of the multitude of academic resources they have access to on campus for extra support. Some of these resources include CASA, tutoring services or the Writing Center. Encourage December 2019 graduates to visit the Career Development Center for help with job search strategies, resumes and interviewing skills. Check out our website for more resources and information.
      Lana S. Gonzalez, Center for Academic Success and Achievement (CASA)

ROHRBACH LIBRARY FALL BREAK HOURS
– Saturday, Oct. 12: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
– Sunday, Oct. 13: 2-6 p.m.
– Monday, Oct. 14: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
– Tuesday, Oct. 15: 8 a.m. to midnight.
Resume normal operating hours Wednesday, Oct. 16.
     Jennifer Tanzos, Rohrbach Library

MCFARLAND STUDENT UNION FALL BREAK HOURS
– Saturday, Oct. 12: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
– Sunday, Oct. 13: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
– Monday, Oct. 14: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
– Tuesday, Oct. 15: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
     Amanda Garcia, McFarland Student Union

COUNSELING AND PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES CLOSED
Counseling and Psychological Services will be closed Monday, Oct. 14, and Tuesday, Oct. 15, during Fall Break. Emergencies call Service Access & Management, Inc. (SAM) 610-236-0530, Public Safety 610-683-4001 or Clinical Services 610-683-4082.
     Dolores Hess, Office of Health and Wellness Services

FINANCIAL AID SERVICES, CLOSED OCT 15
The Office of Financial Aid Services will be closed all day, Tuesday, Oct. 15, for staff to attend professional development. The office will reopen and return to normal business hours 8 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 16.
     Bernard McCree, Office of Financial Aid Services

UPCOMING EVENTS

Oct. 11

9 a.m.

Flu Clinic
Kemp Building

Oct. 11

9 a.m.

COB Open House
218 McFarland Student Union

Oct. 11

1 p.m.

CET OER Workshop: “Open Textbooks”
29 Rohrbach Library

Oct. 11

7:30 p.m.

KU Wind Ensemble “Spiritual Journeys”
Schaeffer Auditorium

Oct. 12

8 a.m.

STEM Open House
Boehm Science Center: Check-in, Lobby

Oct. 14

ALL DAY

Fall Break
Administrative Offices Open / No classes

Oct. 15

ALL DAY

Fall Break
Administrative Offices Open / No classes

Oct. 16

1:30 p.m.

Board of Governors public meeting
218 McFarland Student Union

Oct. 17

9 a.m.

Board of Governors public meeting
218 McFarland Student Union

Oct. 17

noon

Speaker: Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Unity Room, Multicultural Center

Oct. 17

5:30 p.m.

AWE - Advancing Women’s Leadership
223 McFarland Student Union

Oct. 11

3 p.m.

WTEN vs. Mercyhurst
Keystone Courts

Oct. 12

noon

FB vs. East Stroudsburg (Pink Zone)
Andre Reed Stadium (Live Stats / Video / Audio)

Oct. 12

3 p.m.

WTEN vs. Slippery Rock
Keystone Courts

REC CENTER AND POOL: FALL BREAK OPERATING HOURS
The Student Recreation Center and Keystone Hall swimming pool will be operating under the following hours for Fall Break:
– Friday, Oct. 11, through Saturday, Oct. 12: regular hours.
– Sunday, Oct. 13: 1-6 p.m. (Pool closed.)
– Monday, Oct. 14: 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Pool 8-9 a.m. and noon to 1 p.m.)
– Tuesday, Oct. 15: regular hours.
Group Exercise: Monday, Oct. 14, we will only have the lunchtime BodyPump class with Cheryl. Regular classes resume Tuesday, Oct. 15.
     Tracy Turner, Recreational Services

FALL FERTILIZER AND WEED CONTROL APPLICATION
Oct. 14
TruGreen will be on campus early Monday, Oct. 14, to perform our annual fall fertilizer and weed control application. They should be finished by early afternoon. Please stay off treated areas until they are dry, which is usually within 30 minutes or so after the application is completed. Thank you.
     Will Meeker, Facilities

“DYNAMICS OF ABUSIVE RELATIONSHIPS”
Oct. 17
The Commission on Status of Women in collaboration with Social Work and Advocates of Kutztown is bringing a speaker on campus for Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Please join us at noon, Thursday, Oct. 17, in the Multicultural Center's Unity Room to hear about the “Dynamics of Abusive Relationships” from the survivor's perspective. Please contact Dr. Yasoda Sharma at sharma@kutztown.edu, if you have any questions.
     Yasoda Sharma, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

NEW DAILY BRIEF SUBMISSION FORM
Submit your announcement to the Daily Brief on the new Daily Brief Submission Form. For more information, visit the Daily Brief webpage at https://www.kutztown.edu/news-and-media/ku-media/daily-brief.html.
     Tammy Starner Wert, University Relations

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.