Daily Brief

October 8, 2020

KU and Johnson College administrators sign transfer agreement

KU, JOHNSON COLLEGE SIGN TRANSFER AGREEMENT
Kutztown University and Johnson College signed a dual admission transfer agreement Wednesday, Sept. 30, to facilitate the transfer of Johnson College graduates to Kutztown University. Under this dual admissions agreement, Johnson College students will be guaranteed admission into a Bachelor of Science in information technology degree program with third-year (junior) status at Kutztown University. Read More.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

WEATHER

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

Fair skies, crisp, cool and breezy behind a cool front that moved through in the past 24 hours. Highs in the mid-60s.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

REMINDER TO REPORT WITHIN 72 HOURS
This is a reminder that current employees and volunteers are required to provide written notice within 72 hours after an arrest or conviction for a Reportable Offense or notice of being listed in the statewide database as a perpetrator of a founded or indicated report of child abuse. The form for reporting can be found on the KU Human Resource webpage>Forms/Employee Resources>Overview>Employment. https://www.kutztown.edu/about-ku/administrative-offices/human-resources/forms/employee-resources.html.
     Jeanette Forster, Human Resources

THE TIME HAS COME
Oct. 8
Join us and participate in our annual 1866 Minute Giving Challenge! The entire world has changed, and every person’s life looks a little different, including those in the KU community. For 1866 minutes, we will come together and raise support for scholarship, emergency funds and student experiences. Everyone, together, will make an impact. Will you join before time runs out?
     Jillian Lovejoy, Kutztown University Foundation

PARKING TICKET APPEALS ZOOM MEETING
Oct. 8
The University Traffic Bureau will hear ticket appeals 11 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 8, via Zoom. To learn more about our new process, please visit https://www.kutztown.edu/about-ku/administrative-offices/transportation-services/parking-ticket-appeals/university-traffic-bureau.html. All student appeals must first be submitted in writing via MyKU (click on Vehicle Services). Individuals appealing tickets more than seven days old must attend the Zoom meeting. Call ext. 6-4249 for more information.
     Anne Reel, University Traffic Bureau
 
UNIVERSITY CURRICULUM COMMITTEE
Oct. 8 deadline
The next UCC meeting is Thursday, Oct. 22, using Zoom video conferencing. The deadline for submission of proposals is noon, Thursday, Oct. 8. Please submit proposals to UCC secretary, Lisa Brennan, using the UCC SharePoint site: http://intranet/sites/committees/ucc/submissions. Please contact Brennan at ext. 3-4220 with any questions.
     Lisa Brennan, University Curriculum Committee

PARENT INFORMATION SEMINAR
Oct. 15
“Creating a Supportive Environment for LGBTQ+ Young Adults” The LGBTQ+ Resource Center of Kutztown University, in collaboration with LGBT Center of Greater Reading, is offering a free educational information session for parents, guardians and caregivers of LGBTQIA+ youth and community. We will provide education, support, resources, best practices, terminology and much more. Fill out the Google form to get the Zoom Link: https://forms.gle/ajki63h4Ht5h51jz9
     Christine Price, LGBTQ+ Resource Center

ADMINISTRATIVE UNIT ASSESSMENT
Oct. 16
The second administrative units assessment session will be held Friday, Oct.16.
Please join either:
- 10-10:50 a.m. https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/91960488680; or
- 11-11:50 a.m. https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/93436897147; for a discussion about:
- Defining criteria for success for each goal and student learning outcome.
- Identifying measures for each goal and student learning outcome.
     Carole Wells, vice provost and dean of Graduate Studies

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE PROCEDURES
Please continue to provide the Pa. Sales Tax Exemption form when completing business with vendors in the state of Pennsylvania for proper invoicing. The form can be located on the Accounts Payable website at: https://www.kutztown.edu/about-ku/administrative-offices/accounts-payable/electronic-forms.html. Thank you.
     Office of Accounts Payable

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. 8

ALL DAY

1866 Giving Challenge
https://www.kuf.org/giving/1866mgc/2020/1866mgc_home

Oct. 8

ALL DAY

Mobile Mammogram
E2 – Student Recreation Center parking lot

Oct. 8

9 a.m.
3 p.m.

MyKU Advising Training
https://kutztown.zoom.us/my/kusoftdev

Oct. 8

3 p.m.

CET: Getting More from Synchronous Zoom Sessions https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/390059274

Oct. 9

10:30 a.m.
1:30 p.m.

MyKU Advising Training
https://kutztown.zoom.us/my/kusoftdev

Oct. 9

11 a.m.

Coping with COVID
Zoom Meeting ID: 929 3961 4029 Password CWC

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

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.