Daily Brief

October 18, 2019

Senior Selected for Internship in State Government

SENIOR SELECTED FOR INTERNSHIP IN STATE GOVERNMENT
Kutztown University senior Ashley Gatto is one of 11 students across the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education enrolled this fall in The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS). THIS is a prestigious program that offers invaluable firsthand experience in state government. Gatto will earn 15 credits toward her major while gaining invaluable experience working and living at the state capitol. Learn More.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

WEATHER

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

Strong coastal low continues to move through Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. High pressure comes in from the west. Winds will remain strong, although not as strong as Thursday. Mostly sunny to partly sunny skies are expected. High temperature in the upper 50s. Winds northwest at 9-12 mph.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

"DESTINATION MARS" PLANETARIUM SHOW
Oct. 23
Join us for “Destination Mars,” 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 23, in the Planetarium, 100 Grim Science Building, as we explore the work being done around the world to help make the dream of getting humans to Mars a reality. This event is free and open to the public.
     Phill Reed, KU Planetarium and Observatory

LEHIGH VALLEY LAW DAY
Oct. 21
Please encourage students who have an interest in law school to attend the Lehigh Valley Law Day, held at Moravian College, 3-6 p.m., Monday, Oct. 21. Click here for more information.
      Jenelle Henry, Career Development Center

UPCOMING EVENTS

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 p.m.

Destination Mars” Planetarium Show
Planetarium, 100 Grim Science Building

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. 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)

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

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

OPEN SESSIONS FOR PROFILE PICTURES

Oct. 21 and 22
The university photographer will be holding open photo sessions for faculty and staff to update profile pictures, 2-4 p.m., Monday, Oct. 21, and noon to 2 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 22, in 527 B-Wing, Old Main. Take the elevator in B-Wing (near the Blue Room) to the fifth floor. Do not wear neutral gray clothing because the backdrop is gray. If you have any questions, please contact Marie Fenstermacher at mfenster@kutztown.edu or ext. 6-5839.
     Office of Marketing and Digital Media

PURCHASE REQUISTIONER TRAINING: PLEASE SIGN UP
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. Please sign up here if you are planning to attend. Thank you.
     Angela Jackson, Procurement

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.