Daily Brief

October 30, 2019

Best Online Master's Library Science

LIBRARY SCIENCE GRADUATE PROGRAM RANKED AMONG BEST
Kutztown University ranked fourth among Online Schools Report's best online Library Science master's programs in the nation. Even among a highly-competitive job field, KU's graduates stand out. Beyond librarian placements, a Master in Library Science can prepare students for other careers such as media specialist, metadata specialist, technical services specialist, digital collections, genealogy research and curator. Read More.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

WEATHER

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

High pressure shifts eastward. Foggy start to the day. Drizzle and rain expected throughout the day as a trough moves through the Northeast United States. High temperature in the mid-60s. Calm wind.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

DAY OF THE DEAD CELEBRATION
Oct. 30
Please join the Department of Modern Language Studies and ACE as we celebrate the colorful Mexican holiday, “Day of the Dead,” with music and dance performances, interactive art displays, crafts and food. The event takes place 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 30, in 218 McFarland Student Union, Nancy Jean Stump ʼ54 Multipurpose Room. Everyone is welcome.
     Christine Coleman Núñez, Department of Modern Language Studies

$150 DIRECT DEPOSIT OFFER FOR NEW PSECU MEMBERS

Faculty and staff are invited to apply for a free checking and savings account with PSECU - Pennsylvania's largest credit union. PSECU is a full-service financial institution offering money-saving products and services. For a limited time, qualifying new applicants are eligible to receive a $150 direct deposit bonus. Join by Dec. 31. Use promo code FS150. Complete rules and application are available at psecu.com/150 or stop by our center in 280 McFarland Student Union.
     Kelly Ann Ryan, PSECU

RBDIGITAL AUDIOBOOK ACCESS
Rohrbach Library now offers access to RBDigital. RBDigital offers over seven thousand audiobooks from more than 40 genres. Listen on your computer or phone. Visit https://library.kutztown.edu/rbdigital to learn more.
     Jourdan Harris, Rohrbach Library

UPCOMING EVENTS

Oct. 30

10 a.m.

Day of the Dead Festival & Carlos Fernandez Prints
218 McFarland Student Union

Oct. 31

10 a.m.

Wellness Health Expo
Student Recreation Center

Oct. 31

11 a.m.

UCC Meeting
29 Rohrbach Library

Nov. 1

8 a.m.

Social Work in the Global Environment Conference
218 McFarland Student Union

Nov. 2

8 a.m.

PASSHE STEM Student Research Conference
218 McFarland Student Union

Nov. 4

2 p.m.

President’s Open Hour
303 Stratton Administration Center

Nov. 6

8 a.m.

KU Indigenous Film Festival
183 McFarland Student Union

Nov. 2

11 a.m.

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

CONDOLENCES
Please join the Department of Communication Studies in offering our deepest condolences to Dr. Emily Cripe as she and her family mourn the loss of her father, Randy Cripe, on Friday Oct. 25, after a long and valiant fight with cancer. Our thoughts are with Emily, her partner Chris, their children, Elliot, Reese and Iris, as well as Emily’s mother and brother. Expressions of sympathy can be sent to Emily and her family, C/O the Department of Communication Studies, 214 Rickenbach Research and Learning Center.
     Sandra Himmelreich, Department of Communication Studies

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

EARN HEALTHY U POINTS BY ATTENDING WELLNESS FAIR
Oct. 31
For those participating in the Highmark Healthy U wellness plan (APSCUF, Coaches, Management, OPEIU, POA) attendance at the Fall Wellness Fair – held 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 31, in the Student Recreational Center– will earn you 10 Healthy U points, toward your additional 40 points needed, on the ShareCare website. Stop by the Wellness Committee table when you’re browsing the fair to find out how.
     Jeanette Forster, Office of Human Resources

SOCIAL WORK IN THE GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT CONFERENCE
Nov. 1
The Department of Social Work invites you to the eighth annual Social Work in the Global Environment Conference, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, Nov. 1, 218 McFarland Student Union, Nancy Jean Stump ʼ54 Multipurpose Room. This year's conference, “Well-being of Children and Families: Global-Local Responses and Protective Measures,” is open to students, staff, faculty and community members who are interested or involved in advocacy for the well-being of children and families. Register here.
     Barth Yeboah, Department of Social Work

NON-INSTRUCTIONAL POSITIONS OPEN ON CAMPUS
These are the non-instructional positions open on campus on our job board at http://employment.kutztown.edu:

Job Number

Job Title

Job Term

Advertise To

2019-0072

NEW - PT Temp Medical Records Assistant

Part Time

11/22/19

2019-0013 (REPOSTED)

Director Facilities Energy Services & Campus Utilities

Full Time

11/30/19

19-20 Asst Coaches

19-20 Assistant Athletic Coaches

Part Time

Continuous

     Office of Human Resources

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.