Daily Brief

October 14, 2019

Trustee Pichini appointed to Commission of Presidential Scholars

TRUSTEE PICHINI APPOINTED TO COMMISSION ON PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARS
President Donald J. Trump appointed nine individuals to be members of the Commission on Presidential Scholars, including Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Council of Trustee member Guido Pichini ’74. The president announced his intent to appoint new members Wednesday, Oct. 9 (official release). The Commission on Presidential Scholars is a group of eminent private citizens appointed by the president to select and honor the Presidential Scholars. Commissioners are selected from across the country, representing the fields of education, medicine, law, social services, business and other professions. Read More.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

Kutztown University Department of Mathematics hosted the Careers in Mathematics Conference

The Kutztown University Department of Mathematics hosted the Careers in Mathematics Conference on Saturday, Oct. 5. This conference featured 16 panelists from different professions in industry, who shared their personal experiences and career paths with college and high school students. There were over 150 participants at this conference, including professors, teachers and students from colleges and high schools in Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware.
     Brian Kronenthal, Eric Landquist, Wing Hong Tony Wong, Department of Mathematics

WEATHER

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

Cloudy start to the day but skies clear by the afternoon as high pressure builds in. High temperature near 70. Winds west at 6-11 mph.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

FALL FERTILIZER AND WEED CONTROL APPLICATION
Oct. 14
TruGreen will be on campus today, 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

COUNSELING AND PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES CLOSED
Counseling and Psychological Services will be closed Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 14 and 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
Oct. 15
The Office of Financial Aid Services will be closed Tuesday, Oct. 15, for staff to attend professional development. The office will return to normal business hours 8 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 16.
     Bernard McCree, Office of Financial Aid Services

BOARD OF GOVERNORS MEETING
Oct. 16 and 17
The Board of Governors will hold its regular quarterly meeting 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 16, and 9 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 17, in 218 McFarland Student Union. Persons with a disability who wish to attend the meeting and require an auxiliary aid, service or other accommodation to participate should contact Audrey Guistwhite at 717-720-4010 to discuss how the State System may best accommodate their needs.
     University Relations

COMMISSION OF PRESIDENTS OF THE PA STATE SYSTEM OF HIGHER EDUCATION
Oct. 17
The Act 188 Commission of Presidents will meet 8 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 17, in 312 McFarland Student Union Building. Persons with a disability who wish to attend the meeting and require an auxiliary aid or service to participate should contact Sue Walker at 717-720-4120 to discuss how their needs may be accommodated.
     University Relations

“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

REC CENTER AND POOL: FALL BREAK HOURS
– 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

ROHRBACH LIBRARY FALL BREAK HOURS
– 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
– 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

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

UPCOMING EVENTS

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. 21

2 p.m.

Faculty/Staff Open Photo Session
527 Old Main

Oct. 21

5 p.m.

AFSCME 2234 Member Meeting
114 Sharadin Arts Building

Oct. 16

3 p.m.

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

Oct. 16

7 p.m.

FH vs. Millersville
Andre Reed Stadium (Live Stats / Video)

Oct. 17

7 p.m.

FH vs. Mercy
Andre Reed Stadium (Live Stats / Video)

Oct. 18

2 p.m.

MTEN vs. Davis & Elkins
Keystone Courts

Oct. 18

2 p.m.

WTEN vs. Davis & Elkins
Keystone Courts

Oct. 18

7 p.m.

VB vs. Seton Hill
Keystone Arena (Live Stats / Video)

Oct. 19

1 p.m.

VB vs. California (PA)
Keystone Arena (Live Stats / 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.