Daily Brief

October 12, 2020

KU in gold letters on the left. To the right, professional portrait of Dr. Hilton in business attire.

VP HILTON PUBLISHED IN DIVERSE ISSUES IN HIGHER ED
Dr. Warren Hilton, vice president for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs, was recently published in Diverse: Issues in Higher Education magazine for his article titled, "Equity Requires Action." Read the article here.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

WEATHER

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

Remnant rains from Delta will be moving through during the day. Periods of heavy rain are expected throughout much of the day. Temperatures will be on the cool side thanks to extensive cloud cover and rain. High temperature in the mid-50s. Winds east at 15 mph. Rainfall between 0.75-1 inch with higher amounts locally.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

40% OFF APPAREL - ONE DAY ONLY
Oct. 12
Save 40% on apparel. One day only, in-store and online. https://www.kubstore.com
     Kyle Rex, KU Campus Store and Dixon Marketplace

ELECTION AND VOTING EVENT SERIES

Oct. 13
“Know Your Voting Rights with the American Civil Liberties Union LV Chapter” Voting rights, voter suppression and voting today. 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 13, Zoom Meeting ID: 922 5201 9634
     Christine Price, Women’s Center

JOSHUA KOVITCH, SE PA PTAC INTERIM PROGRAM MANAGER

On Oct. 1, Joshua Kovitch assumed Southeast Pennsylvania Procurement Technical Assistance Center (SE PA PTAC) interim program manager. Kovitch succeeded Laurie Sterner, who helped with grant proposals, consulting with clients and served as interim program manager, has retired. The SE PA PTAC serves the counties of Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lehigh, Montgomery, Northampton and Philadelphia. In his new role, Kovitch will lead the SE PA PTAC team of government-contracting consultants as the center will continue to provide specialized assistance to small businesses for preparation, interpretation and submission of bids and proposals of government contracts. https://www.ptac-southeastpa.org
     Francene Dudziec, PASBDC

UPCOMING EVENTS

Oct. 12

7 p.m.

Music Mondays
https://www.facebook.com/KUMusicDept

Oct. 13

7 p.m.

Know Your Voting Rights with the ACLU
Zoom Meeting ID: 922 5201 9634

Oct. 14

6:30 p.m.

Student Panel on the Presidential Election
Zoom Meeting ID: 950 6964 7446

Oct. 16

10 a.m.

Administrative Unit Assessment Day
https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/91960488680

Oct. 16

11 a.m.

Administrative Unit Assessment Day
https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/93436897147

GET A ROOM PROGRAM AND BEAR TRACKS WORKSHOPS
The Office of Residence Life and Housing are once again offering the Get a Room Program and Bear Tracks Zoom Workshops for students. These initiatives are part of the Golden Paw First- and Second-Year Experience Program. Students who complete the Get a Room Program will have their $75 Housing Processing Fee waived for 2021-2022. Forms and workshop schedule can be found on our webpage and Social Media accounts. This is a great way for students to get to know KU a little better and learn something new. Any questions can be directed to hotalen@kutztown.edu
     Hannah Hotalen, Residence Life

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.