Daily Brief

Sept. 11, 2019

KUDOS - Off-Campus Student Life and Commuter Student Services

KUDOS: OFF-CAMPUS STUDENT LIFE AND COMMUTER STUDENT SERVICES
KUDOS, Kutztown University’s Dedication to Outstanding Service, focuses on university administrative departments and the individuals within them, giving the campus community a better look inside many of the working areas on campus. This week, we sat down with the Office of Off-Campus Student Life and Commuter Services to get an inside look at the dedicated individuals who provide helpful programming and resources to Kutztown’s commuter population in order to help them balance life, work and community activities while they pursue their education. Read more and watch.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

WEATHER

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

Surface low and associated cold front will move through the northeast U.S. today. While we should see some sun, there is a chance for an afternoon shower or thunderstorm. High temperature in the mid-80s. Winds southwest at 6-9 mph. Rainfall less than 0.1 inch with higher amounts where storms occur.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

SALUTE - JOIN VETERANS FOR A DAY OF SERVICE REMEMBERING 9/11
The Office of Veterans Services and the Military Club are joining organizations like The Mission Continues and 911Day to turn a day of tragedy into a day of doing good. Serve with us to honor and remember 9/11. Individually or together, with veterans or nonveterans, support communities through good deeds from Sept.11-29. Send an email with good deed ideas or to share your good deed to veterans@kutztown.edu, and we will include it in our KU good deed rollup to the 911Day organization.
     T. Brown, Office of Veterans Services

STUDENT ABSENCE
Please allow students in the following classes to make up work missed for a field trip Wednesday, Sept. 11.; ART/FAR 182 (all sections) Time Based Media and FAR 337, 338 and 339 (section 010) Body and Lens. This is a required full-day field trip to the Barnes Foundation and The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. Thank you.
     Professors Talley, Kane, Struble and Salafia

FLU CLINIC–REGISTRATION OPEN
A Rite-Aid flu clinic will be held 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 2, in Human Resources at the Kemp Building. If you are interested in participating in this on-campus flu clinic, please register here. If you are attending the clinic, please bring your Caremark Card (PEBTF) or your Highmark Blue Shield card (for non-PEBTF) with you.
     Jeanette Forster, Human Resources

GRANDPARENTS DAY PODCAST
As part of 2019 Grandparents Day, KUR searched for legacy families in which grandparents and grandchildren both attended KU. We were quick to find alumni and professor Charlie Underwood ’70 and his grandson Nick Kerschner who is attending KU 50 years later. Click here to listen to this inspirational podcast produced by KUR.
     Michael Regensburger, KUR

SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER NEWS
Are you looking to launch your business idea? Do you want to grow your company? Our Kutztown University Small Business Development Center (KUSBDC) is on campus to support you with training and no-cost consulting. Sign up for our latest entrepreneur news, resources and events with our enewsletter here. Read our current issue about how you can sign up for our Business Skills for Success workshop series here. Find out more about how we can help you, contact client services program manager at simon@kutztown.edu or at 484-646-5937.
     Carly Simon, Kutztown University Small Business Development Center

PHILLIES V. REDSOX
Sept. 14
Take you out to the ballgame? That’s exactly what the KU Activities Board plans to do. Come watch the Phillies take on the Red Sox and represent your team in your favorite attire Saturday, Sept. 14. The bus will depart 4 p.m. from the McFarland Student Union parking lot. Tickets are $15 for KU students and $30 for non-KU students. Purchase your ticket 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in 153 McFarland Student Union. For more information, contact Petritsa Chatzitziva at chatzitz@kutztown.edu or ext. 3-4043.
     Petritsa Chatzitziva, Office of Student Involvement/KUAB advisor

DOCTORAL DISSERTATION DEFENSE
Sept. 17
The Department of Social Work is announcing the following doctor of social work dissertation defense: 1:30-3:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 17, in 29 Rohrbach Library. Ms. Leah Lazzaro is defending “Social Work Educators’ Perceptions of their Leadership and Management Competency.” Dr. John Conahan, dissertation chair.
     John G. Vafeas, chair, Department of Social Work; and
     Sharon Lyter, director, Doctor of Social Work program

UPCOMING EVENTS

Sept. 11

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Blood Drive
218 McFarland Student Union

Sept. 11

1 p.m.

Hayley Harnden farewell
207 Keystone Hall

Sept. 11

2 p.m.

Open Session for Profile Pictures
527 Old Main

Sept. 12

3 p.m.

SGB Pride Fest
DMZ

Sept. 14

8 a.m.

PGCHC’s Genealogy Conference
101 Academic Forum

Sept. 16

5 p.m.

AFSCME 2234 meeting
114 Sharadin Arts Building

Sept. 16

5:30 p.m.

Walks with Wynnie
Rear porch, President’s residence

Sept. 16

6 p.m.

Moon Festival Celebration
145 Boehm Science Center

Sept. 17

10 a.m.

Rohrbach Library Open House
Rohrbach Library

Sept. 18

1 p.m.

Website Open Working Session
200 Stratton Administration Center

Sept. 13

11 a.m.

WVB vs. Saint Michael’s
Keystone Arena, Live stats / Live video

Sept. 13

3 p.m.

FH vs. Slippery Rock
Andre Reed Stadium, Live stats

Sept. 13

7 p.m.

WVB vs. Notre Dame (OH)
Keystone Arena, Live Stats / Live Video

Sept. 14

9 a.m.

MXC vs. Division II/III Challenge
North Campus Course

Sept. 14

9 a.m.

WXC vs. Division II/III Challenge
North Campus Course

Sept. 14

10 a.m.

WVB vs. Salem
Keystone Arena, Live stats / Live video

Sept. 14

noon

FH vs. Shippensburg
Andre Reed Stadium, Live Stats

Sept. 14

6 p.m.

WSOC vs. East Stroudsburg
Keystone Field, Live Stats / Live Video

FAREWELL RECEPTION FOR HAYLEY HARNDEN
Sept. 11
Please join us in wishing a fond farewell to Hayley Harnden, assistant to the athletic director for internal operations, as she moves on to the next chapter of her life. A reception in her honor will be held from 1-3 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 11, in 207 Keystone Hall.
     Greg Bamberger, Athletics

BLOOD DRIVE

Sept. 11
The Community Outreach Center and Miller-Keystone Blood Center invite you to honor 9/11 by giving blood to help those in need. The blood drive will be held 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 11, in 218 McFarland Student Union. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments will lessen your wait. Register at https://donor.giveapint.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/45499
     Jerry Schearer, Inclusion and Outreach

UNIVERSITY CURRICULUM COMMITTEE
Sept. 12 – deadline
The next University Curriculum Committee meeting will be held Thursday, Sept. 26. The deadline for proposals is noon, Thursday, Sept. 12. Please submit proposals prior to the deadline to UCC secretary Lisa Brennan, Office of the Vice Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies, 319 Stratton Administration Center. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Brennan at ext. 3-4220.
     Lisa Brennan, secretary, University Curriculum Committee

STUDENT ORGANIZATION RENEWAL FOR FALL 2019
Sept. 13 – deadline
Student organization advisors, online registration and signature sheets are due Friday, Sept. 13, to 153 McFarland Student Union to be considered an active student organization for the Fall 2019 semester. Click here for more information.
     Leah Cassellia, McFarland Student Union and Student Involvement

AFSCME 2234 MEMBERS
Sept. 16
AFSCME 2234 membership meeting will be 5 p.m., Monday, Sept. 16, in 114 Sharadin Arts Building. Food will be provided. Please plan to attend and become involved in your union.
     Chris Ferris, secretary, Local 2234

RETIREMENT COUNSELING SESSIONS
Sept. 16
The representative from Fidelity will be on campus Monday, Sept. 16. If you would like to schedule a one-on-one counseling session, contact information and future meeting dates are located on the human resources website, or you can schedule an appointment through this link: https://nb.fidelity.com/public/nb/default/fort.
     Jeanette Forster, Human Resources

CLAY CLUB POTTERY WORKSHOP WITH ARTIST IN RESIDENCE JULIA PALMER
Sept. 18
Four weeks, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Sept. 18 – Oct. 9. This first of two four-week sessions is an introduction to wheel throwing designed for learners of all skill levels. We will discuss wedging, the steps in throwing, simple decoration and will have activities to help you grow your skills. We will spend time thinking about what forms fit our aesthetic most and will work to replicate them. Participants will make and glaze their own pottery. The cost is $75 and is open to all Kutztown University community members. To register, contact kuclayclub@gmail.com. Follow us on Instagram, @kutztownclayclub.
      Gwendolyn Yoppolo, Department of Art

PSECU SPONSORSHIPS
Oct. 11 – deadline
Student organization advisors, PSECU offers a miscellaneous sponsorship for events and activities. Click here for more information and to apply. The deadline is Oct. 11.
     Leah Cassellia, McFarland Student Union and Student Involvement

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
These are the non-instructional positions open on campus on our job board at http://employment.kutztown.edu.

Job Number

Job Title

Job Term

Advertise To

2019-0062

NEW - Utility Plant Operator 1 / Utility Plant Operator 2

Full Time

9/20/19

2019-0072

PT Medical Records Assistant

Part Time

9/20/19

2019-0013

Director Facilities Energy Services & Campus Utilities

Full Time

9/27/19

19-20 Asst Coaches

19-20 Assistant Athletic Coaches

Part Time

Continuous

     Human Resources

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.