Daily Brief

Oct. 28, 2022

The Collage Newsletter October 2022

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences announces the publication of its latest issues of “The Collage.” The October 2022 issue features Dr. Lyn McQuaid, professor of mathematics, and Reilly Hannan, a senior history major.

Jenna Ballek, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences


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

Partly sunny, with a high near 56. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.


December Commencement - Faculty RSVP

KU will host commencement in two ceremonies this December. Your role in this event is significant to our students. The deadline to request regalia (required for participation) is Oct. 28. Faculty with their own regalia can reserve a seat through Dec. 2. RSVP link: https://app.kutztown.edu/SZ_007_COMMENCEMENT/rsvp.aspx

Erica Stratton, Commencement Team

University Senate Meeting

The next University Senate meeting is 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, 103 Academic Forum. The meeting may also be accessed via Zoom, meeting ID: 927 2146 3918 passcode: 459360. The agenda can be found on the University Senate website. Minutes and documentation are available in the University Senate D2L and Nov. 2022 SharePoint folder. Please email any senate representative changes and/or D2L shell access requests to senate@kutztown.edu.

Steve Lem, University Senate

Office of Veterans Services Operations

Due to my extended military duty obligations, select programs and services will be postponed to a future semester. Events such as Veterans Awareness Week will kick off Nov. 5 on an abridged scale. VAW 2022 event schedule can be accessed next week on www.kutztown.edu/veterans. Offices hosting veteran-related events during this week can send us event details and we can add to our listing. Our graduate assistant, student workers and the newest member of our team, part-time temporary assistant, Valerie Reidout, will continue to provide office and student support in my absence. The best method to reach the Veterans Services staff is via email, veterans@kutztown.edu. Effective Monday, Oct. 31, you can reach Valerie in 260 MSU, ext. 6-4145. Thank you for your continued support during my absence.

Tania Brown, Office of Veterans Services

Veterans Awareness Week

- Lunch for Faculty and Staff Veterans: It's the time of the year when we honor your service with a complimentary lunch during Veterans Awareness Week. An email was sent to all known veteran faculty and staff. If you did not receive an email, please send your veteran status and contact information to veterans@kutztzown.edu so you can be included in our lunch count.
- R.E.D. Button Sales: Remember Everyone Deployed by proudly wearing your R.E.D. button on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. Order your 22-22 button before Nov. 3 for on-time delivery https://forms.gle/tc8C6p9AVvwQnRux5.

Veterans Services

Upcoming Events
Date Time Event
Oct. 28 10 a.m. Faculty Technology Listening Session
102 Academic Forum
Oct. 30 1 p.m. HARLOween Event
Oct. 31 11 a.m. Laurie Norman Retirement Reception
250 McFarland Student Union
Nov. 2 2:30 p.m. PASSHE Diversity Summit Opening Reception
183 McFarland Student Union
Nov. 3 11 a.m. Faculty First Thursday Presentation
120 Sharadin Arts Building
Nov. 3 4 p.m. University Senate
103 Academic Forum
Nov. 4 8 a.m. Conference on Social Work in the Global Environment
Date Time Event
Oct. 29 1 p.m. Women’s Soccer vs. Millersville
Keystone Field (Live Stats | Video)

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.