Daily Brief

October 19, 2020

Art piece by ceramic artist, Syd Carpenter.

VISITING CERAMIC ARTIST SYD CARPENTER
Oct. 19 and 20
Kutztown University Clay Club and Multicultural Center welcomes ceramicist and professor at Swarthmore College, Syd Carpenter. Carpenter investigates issues of race, identity, environment, and the cultivation and ownership of land through sculpted portraits of African American gardens and farms. Demonstrations: 3-5 p.m., Monday, Oct. 19. Artist lecture: noon to 1 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 20. RSVP for the Zoom link: kuclayclub@gmail.com. https://www.kutztownclayclub.org/
     Gwendolyn Yoppolo, Clay Club

WEATHER

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

Weak cold front to pass through the area. Partly to mostly cloudy skies can be expected. High temperature in the mid-60s. Winds south at 5 mph.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

CRJ 301 MOCK CRIME SCENE
Dr. Colin Bolger will be holding mock crime scenes for his CRJ 301: Investigation and Intelligence class this week in an area behind Old Main. This is not a real crime scene. Please do not be alarmed.
     Colin Bolger, Department of Criminal Justice

CHAMBLISS FACULTY RESEARCH LECTURES

Oct. 19
Dr. Amy Pfeiler-Wunder, professor of art education, will present her Chambliss Faculty Research Award lecture, "We are White Educators: (Critical) Dialogues about Power, Privilege and Identity in Educational Settings," at 4:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 19. Read More and Watch on Zoom.
     University Relations

AFSCME 2234 MEMBERSHIP MEETING
Oct. 19
AFSCME 22334 monthly membership meeting will be held 5 p.m., Monday, Oct. 19. A Zoom link will be sent to your personal email we have on file. If I do not have a personal email and you would like to join, please let me know.
     Christina Ferris, AFSCME 2234

BUY MORE, SAVE MORE HOMECOMING SALE
KU Campus Store and Dixon Marketplace will have a special Buy More, Save More Homecoming Sale.
– 20% off $49 | Coupon code: HOCO20.
– 30% off $149 | Coupon code: HOCO30.
– 40% off $249 | Coupon code: HOCO40.
The sale will begin Monday, Oct. 19 through Saturday, Oct. 24. Apparel and gift only. Offer cannot be combined with other sales or promotions. https://www.kubstore.com
     Kyle Rex, KU Campus Store and Dixon Marketplace

THE FREDERICK DOUGLASS INSTITUTE DISCUSSION SERIES
Oct. 20
Join the Frederick Douglass Institute for the second Fall Discussion Series event featuring Leah Zerbe, who will present “Superwomen: Self-care and Activism in the Age of Technology.” Zerbe is a health and wellness journalist whose work has appeared in Prevention, Men’s Health, Women’s Health, Yahoo, MSN, Good Housekeeping and other national publications. Join us via Zoom, 11 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 20. https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/91981541381?pwd=aDRDdGI4d096RlZ3NHZCS2RrdWFjdz09
https://www.kutztown.edu/about-ku/administrative-offices/frederick-douglass-institute.html
     Yessica Gutierrez, The Frederick Douglass Institute

NEWSLETTER: HEALTH SERVICES
The Office of Health Promotion and Alcohol and Other Drug Services has published its October newsletter. The latest newsletter includes information on time management and work tips, preventing mask acne, meditation, Breast Cancer Awareness Month and much more. Read the newsletter here.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

NEW BUSINESS ANALYTICS MINOR
The Department of Business Administration is excited to announce a new business analytics minor effective spring 2021. Across industries, organizations are generating vast amounts of data which, in turn, has heightened the need for professionals who know how to interpret and analyze that information. Please introduce this new minor to your students especially during the advisement season. Please direct any questions to Dr. Gary Chao at chao@kutztown.edu.
     Gary Chao, Department of Business Administration

EDD STUDENTS PRESENT AT CPED CONFERENCE

Doctor of Education students Dan Metzger and Samantha Pillar presented their research Oct. 13 at the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate Student Research Forum. They participated in poster sessions with doctoral students from across the country. Metzger also chaired a session entitled, "Cohort within a Cohort: Reflections from a New Program implementing Leader Scholar Communities" at the CPED Virtual Convening Oct. 14 with doctoral faculty members Catherine McGeehan, Andrew Miness and Patricia Walsh Coates.
     Patricia Walsh Coates, Education Doctorate Program

PRINT CENTER
The KU Print Center, managed by AlphaGraphics, is excited to offer custom awards to our services. Made from acrylic, we can produce any quantity you need, in any size or shape. Contact us today. https://www.kutztown.edu/about-ku/administrative-offices/print-center.html
     Ilene Stroh, KU Print Center

“KTV EPISODE 2”

Take a few minutes out of your busy schedule to relax and enjoy “Ktv,” a biweekly show produced by students in the cinema, television and media production department. The show features comedy, cooking, food reviews, arts and crafts and ideas for binging during this crazy time. Tune into the first episode of this semester at https://youtu.be/PqIi7cWDRJA or visit our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/ktvkutztown
     Cara Cotellese, Department of Cinema, Television and Media Production

FOLLOW US ON TWITTER

KU's Twitter page provides coverage on events and accomplishments in the university community, featuring students, faculty and staff. Visit and follow our page to see highlights on KU's spring plans, President Hawkinson out on campus and a new partnership with Lock Haven University for KU psychology students. https://twitter.com/KutztownU
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

UPCOMING EVENTS

Oct. 19

4:30 p.m.

Chambliss Faculty Lecture: Dr. Amy Pfeiler-Wunder
Zoom Meeting ID 912 6648 4012

Oct. 19

3 p.m.

Visiting Ceramic Artist demonstrations
Virtual kuclayclub@gmail.com

Oct. 19

5 p.m.

AFSME 2234 meeting
Zoom

Oct. 19

7 p.m.

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

Oct. 20

Noon to 7 p.m.

Miller-Keystone Blood Drive
Register at http://www.giveapint.org

Oct. 20

11 a.m.

FDI Discussion Series: Leah Zerbe
Zoom Meeting ID 919 8154 1381

Oct. 20

1 p.m.

Visiting Ceramic Artist lecture
Virtual kuclayclub@gmail.com

Oct. 20

7 p.m.

KU Rock & Jazz Ensemble Student Performances
Front Lawn, Schaeffer Auditorium

Oct. 22

11 a.m.

UCC
https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/91950007023

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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