Daily Brief

Oct. 27, 2021

A picture of the Social Work Global Environment Conference

LONG COVID: CHALLENGES FOR VULNERABLE POPULATIONS
The Department of Social Work invites you to the 2021 Global Environment Virtual Conference, titled “Social Work in the COVID Environment: Long-Term Impacts and Global-Local Challenges for Vulnerable Populations,” 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, Nov. 5. We welcome students, staff, faculty and community members interested or currently involved in the health and well-being of vulnerable populations. Students majoring in social work, women's and gender studies, psychology, sociology, criminal justice, anthropology, education, communication studies and professional studies are encouraged to attend this free event. Registration available at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/KUGlobal2021.
     Barth K. Yeboah, Department of Social Work

WEATHER

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

Coastal low pulls away during the day. High pressure begins to take hold during the day Wednesday. Clouds will break apart during the day and we should see a fair amount of sunshine. High temperature in the low-60s. Winds north at 10-15 mph, gusting to 30 mph.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

HOMELESS VETERANS NEED A HELPING HAND
Veterans Services is supporting a student-veteran with her Social Work internship project. In preparation for cold weather, can you give a helping hand to the homeless veteran community in Lehigh Valley? Items listed on the Homeless Veterans Supply List are simple: a comb, mints, thermal socks, encouraging words, a bottle of water- see list for more items. Drop off locations: McFarland Student Union (near Video Wall), Stratton Administration (near Career Services), and Keystone Hall (near ticket box office). Last pickup is Veterans Day, Thursday, Nov. 11. Many thanks for your support.
     Office of Veterans Services

FOURTH CET FALL PRESENTATION
The CET is pleased to offer the fourth CET fall presentation "I Hope You Don’t Call Yourself an Ally" by Dr. Diane Elliott, Department of Counselor Education & Student Affairs and Amanda Slichter, Office of Residence Life, 11 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 28, https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/390059274. All are welcome, and participation certificates will be provided. Hope to see you then.
     Yun (Amy) Lu, The Center for the Enhancement of Teaching

SPORT MANAGEMENT FEATURED SPEAKER: MIKE REYNOLDS
Come hear the general manager of the Lancaster Barnstormers, Mike Reynolds, discuss his career in the sport management industry 11 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 28, 200 Academic Forum. He's worked for the Connecticut Sun, WNBA, Houston Comets, as well as Madison Square Garden and Reno Bighorns.
     Katie Bowen, College of Business

SALSA LESSONS
Join us for free Salsa lessons 5 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 28, Multicultural Center. All individuals are welcome to join us regardless of their dancing experience.
     Francesca Lesisko, Multicultural Center

ENCOUNTERING EKPHRASIS
Julia will present her research on and passion for Ekphrasis 11 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 4, 120 Sharadin Arts Building. After sharing a brief overview from classic to contemporary ekphrasis, participants will partake in approachable ekphrastic encounters aimed at critically responding to art in engaging ways.
      Joselyn Wynter, College of Visual and Performing Arts

AFSCME 2234 OFFICER-ELECTION VOTING
Local 2234 will be holding an election of officers. Full union members can cast their vote on 6:45-7:30 a.m., 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2:45-4 p.m., Monday, Nov. 15, Old Main Concourse (right of lobby). Voting is a privilege and should be taken when given the opportunity. Please support your local by voting.
     Christina Ferris, AFSCME 2234

UPCOMING EVENTS

Date

Time

Event

Oct. 25-31

 

Homecoming
https://www.kutztown.edu/events/homecoming.html

Oct. 27

7 a.m.

1866 Minute Giving Challenge
www.kuf.org/1866

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
Virtual

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 Administration Center

Oct. 28

5 p.m.

Salsa Lessons
Multicultural Center

Nov. 1

1 p.m.

Day of the Dead
Multicultural Center

Nov. 3

10 a.m.

COVID-19 Testing
Gym, Student Recreation Center

Nov. 3-5

 

PASSHE DEI Summit
Registration link

Nov. 4

11 a.m.

VPA Encountering Ekphrasis
120 Sharadin Arts Building

Nov. 4

5 p.m.

COB Business Idea Competition
135 Rickenbach Learning Center

Nov. 5

8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Social Work Global Environment Virtual Conference
Registration link

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.

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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.