Daily Brief

October 22, 2019

Steep Canyon Rangers

STEEP CANYON RANGERS
Oct. 23
This Grammy Award-winning bluegrass sextet has affirmed its place as one of the most versatile bands in American music, blending elements of pop, country and folk rock into something that both embraces and transcends tradition. Visit http://www.kutztownpresents.org for more information. Showtime is 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 23, in Schaeffer Auditorium. Tickets: $36 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/.
     Amy Botwright, KU Presents!

WEATHER

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

Saturday was great. Sunday was dreary. Monday was great. If we follow that pattern, today will be dreary. And so it will be, as a cold front approaches from the west. Rain and showers especially in the afternoon and evening. Highs around 60. Light easterly winds.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

GERALD INNOCENTI, 1942-2019
Gerard (Jerry) G. Innocenti, 76, of Dallas, Pennsylvania, died at home Saturday, Oct. 19. He served in the KU history department from 1972 to 2003. He devoted himself to teaching, scholarship and service to his department, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the University. He will be missed. A Mass of Christian burial will be held 10 a.m., Friday, Oct. 25, at St. Barbara Parish in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 224 Memorial St., Exeter. Read Faculty Emeritus Innocenti’s obituary here.
     Andrew Arnold, Department of History

SCREENING OF THE MASK YOU LIVE IN
Oct. 22
The campus community is invited to join FMLA, 5:30-9 p.m., today, Tuesday, Oct. 22, in 183 McFarland Student Union, for a screening and discussion of "The Mask You Live In," a documentary about boys and young men as they struggle to remain true to themselves while dealing with America's strict definition of masculinity. Refreshments will be served.
     Christine Price, Women's Center/GLBTQ Resource Center

CONFERENCE "1619-2019: SLAVERY AND ITS IMPACT"
Oct. 23
The Commission on the Status of Minorities will host a conference, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 23, in 183 McFarland Student Union. The conference, “1619-2019: Slavery and its Impact: Reflections on its Four Hundredth Anniversary,” will be comprised of scholars from the KU faculty and neighboring institutions and will also host a screening of the documentary “Liberty to Captivity,” which documents a modern iteration of slavery – forced prostitution in Pennsylvania.
     Arthur H. Garrison, Department of Criminal Justice

MILITARY APPRECIATION LUNCHEON
Oct. 28 - deadline
The deadline to RSVP for the Military Appreciation Luncheon is Monday, Oct. 28. Kutztown mayor and Vietnam veteran Jim Schlegel will be the guest speaker at this year's luncheon entitled, “Embracing Community.” A SALUTE Veterans Honor Society induction ceremony and an award presentation will also be held. RSVP to veterans@kutztown.edu.
     Office of Military and Veteran Services

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS FEATURED SPEAKER SERIES
Oct. 29
Join us 11 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, Oct. 29, in 101 Academic Forum. Andrew Brandt, the executive director of the Moorad Center for the Study of Sports Law at Villanova Law School, writes for Sports Illustrated and hosts his own podcast, “The Business of Sports with Andrew Brandt.” He is the executive vice president of Vayner Sports. Andrew was vice president of the Green Bay Packers from 1999 – 2008. He also consulted and negotiated contracts for the Philadelphia Eagles from 2009 – 2010.
     Arian Hungaski, College of Business

R.E.D. BUTTON SALES

R.E.D. Buttons are in. We are accepting pre-orders through Wednesday, Oct. 30. Payments can be made at the time of delivery, before Friday, Nov. 1. Buttons are $1 each. Receive a complimentary Aramark hot tea/coffee coupon with each purchase. Send your button requests to veterans@kutztown.edu or call ext. 3-4228. All proceeds benefit the Veterans Center Emergency Fund. Thank you for your support.
      Office of Military and Veteran Services

GOLDEN PARTNERS IN WELLNESS HEALTH EXPO
Oct. 31
Join us for the Wellness Health Expo, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 31, in the Student Recreation Center. More than 25 vendors will be in attendance. Take part in free fitness assessments and meet wellness professionals; a great place to experience and network. Employees can earn Healthy U points with their attendance.
      Frances Cortez Funk, Health and Wellness Center

UPCOMING EVENTS

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. 22

5:30 p.m.

“The Mask You Live In” Screening
183 McFarland Student Union

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. 26

8:30 a.m.

Admissions Open House
Schaeffer Auditorium

Oct. 26

All Day

Homecoming 2019

Oct. 29

11 a.m.

Featured Business Speaker Series: Andrew Brandt
101 Academic Forum

Oct. 29

11 a.m.

Criminal Justice Guest Speaker: Anthony Wright
Schaeffer Auditorium

Oct. 22

3 p.m.

FH vs. Mansfield
Andre Reed Stadium (Live Stats)

Oct. 25

7 p.m.

VB vs. Lock Haven
Keystone Arena (Live Stats | Video)

Oct. 26

2:05 p.m.

FB vs. Shippensburg (Homecoming)
Andre Reed Stadium (Live Stats | Video | Listen)

Oct. 26

4 p.m.

VB vs. Bloomsburg
Keystone Arena (Live Stats | Video)

Oct. 26

6 p.m.

WSOC vs. Shippensburg
Keystone Field (Live Stats)

2019 HOMECOMING
Oct. 26
“Let the Good Times Roar” this Homecoming weekend by joining KU alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends at the KU Foundation and Alumni Relations celebration. Starting on the DMZ, the Cub Tent provides family friendly entertainment from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. After the game, be sure to check out S’More Homecoming under Risley Hall. These events are complimentary, but guests are encouraged to register. For a full listing of events, and to register, please visit https://www.kuf.org/events/homecoming.
     Mary Neuenschwander, Alumni 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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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.