Daily Brief

Oct. 7, 2021

Photo of the clock tower seen through fall leaves

NSF GRANT TO BENEFIT UNDERREPRESENTED STUDENTS
Dr. Georgeos Sirrakos, professor of secondary education, Dr. Lisa Frye, department chair and professor of computer science and information technology, and Dr. Joleen Greenwood, professor of sociology, received a three-year National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to better understand the barriers and challenges for success faced by underrepresented high school students in computer science, namely females, underrepresented racial minorities and/or students of low socioeconomic status. This grant is funded in the amount of $484,199 and required a high level of faculty collaboration working across different colleges and departments. Read More.
     University Relations

Photo of Students at 2018 Internship and Job Fair.

INTERNSHIP AND JOB FAIR
The Career Development Center at Kutztown University aids students in finding and making connections within their field to establish their career path, as well as preparing students to find opportunities after graduation. To assist students, the Career Development Center hosts an internship and job fair every year. To cater to students' personal preference, the Career Development Center is hosting two internship and jobs fairs – one in person noon to 3 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 13, at 218 McFarland Student Union, and one virtual (Oct. 26). Please encourage all students, no matter their academic year, to attend. Read More.
     University Relations

WEATHER

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

Persistent stagnant flow keeps ample clouds and morning fog across the area, but some sunnier periods are possible with some luck. Highs a little warmer with some breaks in the clouds, about 74.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

40% OFF APPAREL AND GIFT
Shop and save 40% off apparel and gift. Sale ends 4:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 8. Stop in or shop online www.kubstore.com.
     Kyle Rex, KU Campus Store

NO HOT WATER - STEAM REPAIR
There will be no hot water in Boehm Science Center Friday, Oct. 8 and Saturday, Oct. 9. Facilities Maintenance has scheduled an emergency steam repair in Boehm Science Center Saturday, Oct. 9, that requires the steam to be shut down 1 p.m., Friday, Oct. 8, in order for the steam line to cool down enough for repairs Saturday. Hot water will be restored as soon as  the repairs are completed. Thank you for your understanding.
     Kyle Mills, Facilities Maintenance

AFSCME OFFICER NOMINATIONS
AFSCME Local 2234 will take nominations for the executive board 5 p.m., Monday, Oct. 18, 220 Boehm. If you are interested in running for office, be sure to attend the meeting. If you can't attend but would like to run, please submit a letter of intent to a current board member.
     Chris Ferris, AFSCME

FALL BREAK SPECIAL HOURS
Student Recreation Center:
Saturday, Oct. 9, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 10, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 11, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 12, 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Keystone Hall Swimming Pool:
Sunday, Oct. 10, closed
Monday, Oct. 11, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. and noon to 1 p.m. only.
Group exercise classes canceled Monday, Oct. 11.
All regular hours resume Tuesday, Oct. 12.
     Tracy Turner, Recreational Services

McFarland Student Union
Friday, Oct. 8, closing at 6 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 9 and Sunday, Oct. 10, closed
Monday, Oct. 11 and Tuesday, Oct. 12, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
      Amanda Garcia, MSU

UPCOMING EVENTS

Date

Time

Event

Oct. 7

11 a.m.

CVPA Faculty First Thursday
13G, Schaeffer Auditorium and Zoom Meeting 92125170766

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

Oct. 7

7:30 p.m.

KU Orchestra
Schaeffer Auditorium or https://youtu.be/Q72sZgphKEw

Oct. 8

 

Last Day to Apply for Fall 2021 Graduation

Oct. 8

7:30 p.m.

KU Wind Ensemble
Schaeffer Auditorium

Oct. 11

8 a.m.

Fall Break-No Classes. Admin Offices Open

Oct. 12

8 a.m.

Fall Break-No Classes. Admin Offices Open

Oct. 12

8 a.m.

Winter 2022 Registration Begins

Oct. 13

8 a.m.

Midterm

Oct. 13

10 a.m.

COVID-19 Testing
East Gym, Student Recreation Center

Oct. 15

10 a.m.

COVID Vaccine Clinic
East Gym, Student Recreation Center

Date

Time

Event

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)

Oct. 9

1 p.m.

WSOC vs. West Chester
Keystone Field (Live Stats)

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.