Daily Brief

October 17, 2019

Hamilton Inn & Suites Kutztown Grand Opening

HAMPTON INN & SUITES KUTZTOWN CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING
Congratulations to the Kutztown University Foundation, its Board of Directors, Ursus Aureus, TKo Hospitality and the KU community on a successful grand opening of the Hampton Inn & Suites Kutztown Wednesday night. Proceeds benefit KU scholarships. Reserve your stay today.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

Clay Flower Making Workshop

CLAY FLOWER MAKING WORKSHOP
Oct. 19
Clay Flower Making Workshop with Kristyn Rohrer will be held 1-3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 19, in 108 Sharadin Arts Building. Learn to make a variety of native Pennsylvania flowers. The workshop cost is $25 per person and is open to all community members. Email kuclayclub@gmail.com to register.
     Gwendolyn Yoppolo, Department of Art

WEATHER

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

Drier than yesterday, but there will be high winds, gusting to around 40 mph due to a strong pressure gradient behind yesterday’s storm. Highs will only be in the mid-50s. Wind chills in the 40s. An isolated lingering shower cannot be ruled out.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

PURCHASE REQUISTIONER TRAINING
Nov. 5
Purchase requisition training sessions will be held 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 5, in 200 Stratton Administration Center. Questions and concerns prior to the sessions can be sent to Angela Jackson ajackson@kutztown.edu or Mary Vink vink@kutztown.edu. This will be a combined effort with KU and Bloomsburg University procurement offices.
     Angela Jackson, Procurement

UPCOMING EVENTS

Oct. 17

8 a.m.

Commission of Presidents: PASSHE
312 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. 20

2 p.m.

HARLOween Event
Lehigh and Berks Halls

Oct. 21

2 p.m.

Faculty/Staff Open Photo Session
527 Old Main

Oct. 21

5 p.m.

AFSCME 2234 Member Election/Meeting
114 Sharadin Arts Building

Oct. 22

11 a.m.

Social Equity Policies Training
312 McFarland Student Union

Oct. 22

noon

Faculty/Staff Open Photo Session
527 Old Main

Oct. 23

8:30 a.m.

Slavery and Its Impact: 400th Anniversary
183 McFarland Student Union

Oct. 23

5 p.m.

KU Presents! Pre-show Americana Buffet
PA German Cultural Heritage Center

Oct. 23

7:30 p.m.

KU Presents! Steep Canyon Rangers
Schaeffer Auditorium

Oct. 24

11 a.m.

University Curriculum Committee Meeting
29 Rohrbach Library

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)

WATCH THIS WEEK’S BOARD OF GOVERNORS MEETINGS
The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Board of Governors will hold its regular quarterly meeting 9 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 17, at Kutztown University in the McFarland Student Union. A free video stream will be available. Please note: the video will become available 30 minutes prior to the listed meeting time. No sign-up or registration is required. Please do not register or subscribe to watch this event. Video Stream Link.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

HARLOWEEN SUNDAY
Oct. 20
Residence Life’s annual HARLOween will be held 2-5 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 20, in Lehigh and Berks Halls. Campus and community members are invited to bring their children to experience a variety of games and activities appropriate for toddlers through grade 7, as well as trick or treating through Lehigh Hall. To sign up for trick or treating, or to donate children's hats/gloves or monetary donations for CONCERN of Berks County, stop by the front desk in Lehigh Hall.
     Stacey Green, Residence Life

EVACUATION DRILLS TO BE CONDUCTED

Campus evacuation drills will begin Monday, Oct. 21, weather permitting, and continue through the week. These drills are required by PA Life Safety regulations. Prior to the evacuation drills, classroom faculty and staff should be familiar with the basic procedures of a building evacuation. When the alarm sounds all occupants must proceed to the nearest exit, once outside, stand 100 feet from the building. Evacuation information is available at the following link: http://publications.app.kutztown.edu/Emergency%20response%20Guide/My%20Catalog/12/.
     Jeff LaGamba, Environmental, Health and Safety

AFSCME 2234 ELECTION
Oct. 21
At our next meeting on Monday, Oct. 21, we will be taking nominations for all positions on the executive board. If you are interested in running for a position please plan to attend the meeting at 5 p.m., in 114 Sharadin Arts Building.
     Chris Ferris, AFSCME 2234

STUDENT COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER
Oct. 21 – deadline
Student commencement speaker applications are being accepted from graduating seniors. The application deadline is Monday, Oct. 21. Interested students can find more information and an application at https://www.kutztown.edu/events/commencement.html.
     Andrea Kirshman, Retention and Student Success

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.