Daily Brief

Oct. 25, 2021

1866 Minute Giving Challenge logo

1866 MINUTE GIVING CHALLENGE
Get ready, Golden Bears! The KU Foundation is gearing up for their 3rd annual 1866 Minute Giving Challenge, and it's set to be the biggest one yet. On Oct. 26 and 27, the KU community will come together to support the clubs, teams, and educational opportunities they love. We aim to engage 1,866 donors in 1,866 minutes.
     KU Foundation

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1866 MINUTE GIVING CHALLENGE
Get ready, Golden Bears! The KU Foundation is gearing up for their 3rd annual 1866 Minute Giving Challenge, and it's set to be the biggest one yet. On Oct. 26 and 27, the KU community will come together to support the clubs, teams, and educational opportunities they love. We aim to engage 1,866 donors in 1,866 minutes.
     KU Foundation

ANNOUNCEMENTS

TROUT APPOINTED INTERIM REGISTRAR
Benjamin Trout, associate registrar, has assumed the position of interim registrar, effective immediately, continuing his recent leadership of the Office of the Registrar. Questions regarding the office’s processes or procedures can be directed to Trout at regoffice@kutztown.edu.
     University Relations

SPRING SEMESTER GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIPS
Please encourage graduate students to apply for spring semester graduate assistantships. Currently open positions include Science Olympiad, STEAMWorks, Disability Services, Special Events & Marketing and Small Business Development Center. https://www.kutztown.edu/about-ku/administrative-offices/graduate-studies/graduate-assistantships.html
     Michelle Kiec, Graduate Studies

PSECU'S FINANCIAL FITNESS SWEEPSTAKES
If you interact with students as a faculty member, adviser or club adviser, please encourage them to participate in PSECU's Financial Fitness Sweepstakes starting Monday, Oct. 25. By watching financial wellness videos from PSECU, students will learn more financial know-how, and will be entered to earn more - with five winners receiving $500 each. Please feel free to share the link below with your classes and student organizations. The sweepstakes is open to members and non-members. No purchase necessary. For complete rules and details, visit http://go.psecu.com/fitness. Contact KU's PSECU manager, Kelly Ann Ryan, with any questions.
     Kelly Ann Ryan, PSECU

KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY TO CELEBRATE HOMECOMING 2021
The campus community will celebrate its annual homecoming celebrations Oct. 25-31. Offices and student organizations across campus have exciting events planned to include alumni speakers, a day-of-service, our homecoming football game, and so much more. For full details, please visit the Homecoming webpage.
     Nykolai Blichar, Office of Student Involvement and Community Outreach Center

CANCELED DSO-STUDENT VOICES-AUDITORY PROCESSING DISORDER
Faculty workshop 11 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 26, has been canceled.
     Office of Disability Services

ADEEL TO PRESENT FALL 2021 CHAMBLISS LECTURE
M. Ashraf Adeel, Ph.D., will present the Fall 2021 Chambliss lecture 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 26, 183 McFarland Student Union Building. Titled "On the Very Nature of Understanding," the lecture will also be available via Zoom. Adeel is professor and department chair of philosophy. Read More.
     Karen Rauch, Office of the Provost

MASTER THE INVESTOR PRESENTATION DURING COVID
Open coaching is the fastest way to master the investor presentation. It’s a cross between private coaching and a group workshop. It's real-world instruction with real companies and a veteran coach. Come learn how the investor presentation is really done. Join us 9 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 27, in an intimate open-coaching webinar with “The Pitch Doctor” https://pasbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/28787
     Zachary Balla, KU Small Business Development Center

SOCIAL EQUITY POLICIES TRAINING
The Office of Social Equity will offer training pursuant to the university’s Anti-Harassment, Anti-Discrimination, Sexual Misconduct and Amorous Relationship policies, 10 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 27, via Zoom. If you would like to attend, please register by email with socialequity@kutztown.edu.
     Office of Social Equity

OPEN HOUR WITH THE PROVOST
Faculty, staff and students are invited to drop by and chat with the provost, Dr. Lorin Basden Arnold, during her open office hour 2 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 27, Concourse, Old Main. Faculty and staff who would like to have a conversation, but for whom this time does not work, are welcome to contact the Office of the Provost at 610-683-4155 to schedule a time to meet.
     Office of the Provost

VIRTUAL INTERNSHIP & JOB FAIR
Please mention to your students the upcoming virtual KU Internship and Job Fair 1-4 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 26. There will be more than 50 employees attending. Students can sign up for employer sessions in advance. For a list of employers coming to the fair, students can sign in to Handshake. Questions? Call 610-683-4067.
     Jeann Cengeri, Career Development Center

GRAD FEST FALL 2021
Please tell your students Grad Fest is a one-stop-shop for all December graduates where they can verify their graduation status, purchase a cap and gown, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 26, 218 McFarland Student Union Building
     Kyle Rex, KU Campus Store

BUSINESS IDEA COMPETITION

Come out to see students present this year’s best business ideas for a chance to win cash prizes. KU Entrepreneurial Leadership Center is hosting a Business Idea Competition for all KU undergraduate students 5 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 4, 135 Rickenbach Learning Center. Virtual viewing available at Zoom Meeting ID: 98153075621, Passcode: 821042.
     Katie Bowen, College of Business

SAVE THE DATE ALUMNI CAREER EVENT
"Leverage Your Languages: Applicability of Second Languages/Cultures in Careers" Please join the department of Modern Language Studies and the Career Development Center for a career panel with alumni from modern language studies, criminal justice and history. Alumni will talk about local and international jobs that their KU experience has prepared them for; 3 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 9, 145 Boehm Science Building.
     Lynn M. Kutch, Modern Language Studies

UPCOMING EVENTS

Oct. 26-27

7 a.m.

1866 Minute Giving Challenge
www.kuf.org/1866

Oct. 26

4:30 p.m.

Chambliss Faculty Lecture: M. Ashraf Adeel
183 McFarland Student Union | Zoom

Oct. 27

9 a.m.

SBDC Workshop: “Master the Investor”
https://pasbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/28787

Oct. 27

10 a.m.

Social Equity Policies Training
Zoom

Oct. 27

2 p.m.

Open Hour with Provost
Concourse, Old Main

Oct. 28

10 a.m.

Health and Wellness Expo
Student Recreation Center

Oct. 28

11 a.m.

CET Presentation
Zoom Meeting: 390059274

Oct. 28

11 a.m.

SMLS Feature Speaker: Mike Reynolds
200 Academic Forum

Oct. 28

11 a.m.

University Curriculum Committee
200 Stratton

Oct. 28

5 p.m.

Salsa Lessons
Multicultural Center

Date

Time

Event

Oct. 27

5 p.m.

WSOC vs. Bloomsburg
Keystone Field (Live Stats | Video)

Oct. 27

7 p.m.

FH vs. West Chester
Andre Reed Stadium  (Live Stats | Video)

Oct. 30

Noon

SWIM vs. ESU/CAL
Keystone Pool

Oct. 30

1 p.m.

WSOC vs. Mansfield
Keystone Field (Live Stats)

Oct. 30

2:05 p.m.

FB vs. Millersville
Andre Reed Stadium (Live Stats | Video)

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.