Daily Brief

October 4, 2021

Photo Arjun Arora

COB FEATURED SPEAKER: ARJUN ARORA
College of Business’ Featured Speaker Series highlights Arjun Arora, 11 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 7, via Zoom. Arjun Arora is a customer-facing data scientist at Datarobot, the leading Augmented Intelligence platform. Datarobot delivers trusted AI technology and ROI enablement services to global enterprises competing in today’s Intelligence Revolution. In his prior roles, Arjun led analytics enablement for global teams, developed predictive models for enterprises and drove sales strategy. Please help us share with all students.
     Katie Bowen, College of Business

WEATHER

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

Weak stationary front will settle across the area. This will start a rather unsettled and wet week. Showers on and off throughout the morning with a chance of thunderstorms by afternoon. High temperature in the mid-70s. Winds southwest at 5 mph. Rainfall between one-tenth to a quarter inch, with higher amounts where storms occur.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

PAWBUCKS SALE
Save 15% on apparel today only.
     Kyle Rex, KU Campus Store

REMEMBER EVERYONE DEPLOYED BUTTON SALES
Show Your Support of Deployed Troops by wearing your R.E.D. button in November. Pre-order your '21-22 button October 4-22 for on-time delivery. Purchase a $1 button and receive a complimentary coffee/tea coupon compliments of Aramark. Proceeds support the Student Veterans Emergency Fund. Pre-order here: https://forms.gle/YsAFQDhEtoTTb3vk6.
     Office of Veterans Services

SOC 230 FIELD TRIP

Please excuse the following students from classes 1-4:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 4 for a SOC 230: Urban Sociology field trip: Benka-Davies, E.; Bilski, J.; Boissonneault, E.; Boyer, A.; Emerich, C.; Fuller,A.; Gilmore,J.; Headen,D.; Hillmantel,G.; Hook, I., Hyska, A.;
Kozemchak, J.; Maher,C.; Meeh,T.; Murray, W.; Newman, K.;  Runkel, S.; and Williams, H.
     Albert Fu, Department of Anthropology

THE WASHINGTON CENTER INTERNSHIP

Please remind students to attend the virtual session of The Washington Center, 2 p.m., Monday, Oct. 4, via Zoom. The Washington Center Internship Program is an independent, nonprofit organization serving hundreds of universities by providing students opportunities to work and learn in Washington, D.C. This program provides a unique combination of benefits: a structured, well-supported program for which interns receive academic credit from their home institutions; an extensive internship tailored to the interests of the intern, a rich program of academic coursework; lectures by national and international leaders; small group meetings with members of Congress; site and embassy visits. More than 75% also receive financial assistance.
      Jeann Cengeri, Career Development Center

CET-HONORS PROGRAM JOINT SESSION
The CET, together with the Honors Program, is pleased to offer the joint session "Honors Capstone Information for Honors Capstone Advisors" by Dr. Jennifer Schlegel, the faculty director of the Honors Program. This joint session will be held 4 p.m., Monday, Oct. 4, in Honors Hall. It can also be accessed via Zoom: https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/93884234597. All are welcome, and participation certificates will also be provided. Hope to see you then.
     Yun (Amy) Lu, The Center for the Enhancement of Learning

ACCOMMODATING STUDENTS-DSO UPDATE AND INFO SESSION
Refresh your knowledge about the accommodation process and discuss implementation of specific accommodations including flexibility with attendance and assignment deadlines. Join us 11 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 5, to discuss universal design, accessibility of materials, and to ask questions, share your experiences and best practices. Zoom Meeting: 93515840850 Passcode: DSO
     Linda Feinour, Office of Disability Services

OPEN HOUR WITH PROVOST
Faculty, staff and students are invited to drop by and chat with the provost, Dr. Lorin Basden Arnold, during her open office hour 11 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 6, at Starbucks, McFarland Student Union. 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

GUEST SPEAKER FROM EAST PENN IN KU SALES CLASS

Mr. Doug Kubinak, Vice President Sales, Organizational Development & Strategic Initiatives, East Penn Manufacturing, was invited to give a guest lecture in Dr. Murshed's Personal Selling and Sales Management class Sept. 29. In an interactive session, Kubinak touched upon many aspects of a career in Sales and answered questions from the students.
     Feisal Murshed, Department of Business Administration

NEWSPAPER ACCESS
The library is pleased to remind faculty and staff that you have free access to the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Washington Post. You can learn how to sign up and access these newspapers here: https://library.kutztown.edu/newspapers. Please direct any questions to flatley@kutztown.edu.
     Bob Flatley, Rohrbach Library

2021 ANNUAL SAFETY/SECURITY REPORT NOW AVAILABLE
The Annual Security Report contains safety and security-related policy statements and crime statistics for Kutztown University. It includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Kutztown University, and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. In addition to crimes, KU also discloses fire safety information related to all on-campus student housing facilities. The Annual Fire Safety Report contains policy statements and fire statistics associated with each on-campus student housing facility. Both reports are available online at www.kutztown.edu/clery.
     Anne Reel, Business Services

UPCOMING EVENTS

Date

Time

Event

Oct. 4

4 p.m.

CET/Honors Program Joint Session
Honors Hall/https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/93884234597

Oct. 5

11 a.m.

DSO Workshop: Accommodating Students
Zoom Meeting: 93515840850 Passcode: DSO

Oct. 5

2 p.m.

SBDC Workshop: Cybersecurity
https://pasbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/28426

Oct. 5

6 p.m.

Rock Ensemble Performance
Alumni Plaza

Oct. 6

10 a.m.

COVID-19 Testing
East Gym, Student Recreation Center

Oct. 6

11 a.m.

Open Hour with Provost
Starbucks, McFarland Student Union

Oct. 6

4:30 p.m.

Visiting Artist Linda Lopez
Zoom

Oct. 7

11 a.m.

CVPA Faculty First Thursday
13G, Schaeffer Auditorium

Oct. 7

11 a.m.

COB Featured Business Speaker: Arjun Arora
Zoom

Oct. 7

4 p.m.

University Senate, 103 Academic Forum
Meeting ID: 974 5408 8514 Passcode: 428969

Date

Time

Event

Oct. 4

 

WGOLF vs. KU Fall Invitational
Rich Maiden Golf Course

Oct. 4

7 p.m.

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

Oct. 6

5 p.m.

WSOC vs. Lock Haven
Keystone Field (Live Stats | Video)

Oct. 8

7 p.m.

VB vs. Lock Haven
Keystone Arena (Live Stats | Video)

Oct. 9

12 p.m.

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

Oct. 9

1 p.m.

WSOC vs. West Chester
Keystone Field (Live Stats | Video)

Oct. 9

2 p.m.

VB vs. Bloomsburg
Keystone Arena (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.