Daily Brief

September 13, 2019

Cirucci named recipient of 2019 John P. Schellenberg Award for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

CIRUCCI NAMED RECIPIENT OF 2019 JOHN P. SCHELLENBERG AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING AND LEARNING
Dr. Angela Cirucci, assistant professor of communication studies, has been awarded the 2019 John P. Schellenberg Award for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at Kutztown University. The award was presented at KU’s Faculty and Staff Convocation and Celebration Friday, Aug. 23. Read more.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

WEATHER

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

High pressure slides east into Nova Scotia. Dry air will be subsequently pumped into the region. While we start the day under overcast skies, the clouds will break apart by the afternoon allowing plentiful sunshine for the afternoon commute. Cooler temperatures are in store after our cold front passage yesterday. High temperature near 70. Winds east at 6-8 mph

ANNOUNCEMENTS

JC PENNEY SUIT-UP EVENT
Sept. 15
The Career Development Center would like to invite all faculty and staff to take part in the JC Penney Suit-Up event, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Sunday, Sept.15, at the Lehigh Valley Mall. There will be up to 60% off selected men’s and women’s career dress apparel, shoes and accessories. Please remind students to take advantage of this event.
      Jeann Cengeri, Career Development Center

FALL FACULTY MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP BENEFIT CONCERT
Sept. 19
The Department of Music will present the Fall Faculty Music Scholarship Benefit Concert, 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 19, in the Georgian Room. Please join us for a wonderful evening of music that features an eclectic selection of pieces from the 19th to the 21st centuries. We look forward to seeing you there.
     Frances Melchionne, Department of Music

SALUTE – SUBMIT YOUR NOMINATION FOR THE ALUMNI VETERAN SPIRIT AWARD
Oct. 4 – deadline
Nominate a Spirit Award recipient by emailing the following information to veterans@kutztown.edu no later than Friday, Oct. 4.
- Eligible alumni’s full name.
- Graduation year (if known).
- U.S. military branch of service.
- A statement explaining why you believe the alumni deserves to be recognized (include their community service).
Eligibility: A KU alumnus who serves or served honorably in the U.S. Armed Forces and continues to serve the military or veteran community by demonstrating a spirit of service that goes above and beyond normal duties. The award will be presented during the Nov. 9 military appreciation football game. 
     Office of Veterans Services

UPCOMING EVENTS

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. 20

8:30 a.m.

Autumn Assessment Day
218 McFarland Student Union,
Nancy Jean Stump ΚΌ54 Multipurpose Room

Sept. 20

11 a.m.

Open Forum – Dr. Daniel Greenstein
183 McFarland Student Union

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

HOT WATER SHUTDOWN NOTICE - OLD MAIN
Sept. 14
The hot water in Old Main (C, D, E, F and I Wings), will be shutdown at approximately 7 a.m., Saturday, Sept.14, for an emergency repair for a leak in the hot water main. Cold water will remain on for washing hands and flushing toilets. The hot water will be restored once the repairs have been completed. Hot water will be available in Old Main (A and B Wings). Sorry for any inconvenience.
     Kyle Mills, Facilities Maintenance

GOOD NEWS; FIRST-GEN T-SHIRT SALES EXTENDED
Sept. 17 – deadline
The First-Gen Celebration T-shirt sales have been extended. Pre-order a special T-shirt for $20 by Tuesday, Sept. 17, to wear to the First-Gen Celebration event Tuesday, Oct. 1. The TRIO SSSP student-designed shirt embodies the first-generation experience of breaking generational barriers. Proceeds benefit the TRIO SSSP scholarship fund. Order by clicking on this link http://bit.ly/FirstGenShirtForm. Our goal is to reach sales of 50 T-shirts and show the representation of first-gen faculty, staff and supporters on campus.
     Loriann Irving, TRIO Student Support Services

JOSHUA WESNER MEMORIAL GOLF TOURNAMENT
Sept. 22
Registration is now available for the annual Joshua Wesner Memorial Golf Tournament held Sunday, Sept. 22, at the Willow Hollow Golf Course in Leesport, Pa. Proceeds benefit the Kutztown University field hockey and track and field programs. The tournament starts at 8:30 a.m. and costs $85 per person. The entry fee includes cart and greens fees, a gift, lunch buffet, beverages and prizes. The tournament is named after the son of former KU field hockey coach Betty Wesner. Joshua in 2000, at the age of 23, after a battle with Hodgkin lymphoma. For more information visit kubears.com.
      Marci Scheuing, Intercollegiate Athletic Services

BUS TRIP TO MOMATH MUSEUM, NEW YORK
Sept. 28
The Department of Mathematics is organizing a bus trip to the MoMath Museum in New York, 
Saturday, Sept. 28. The bus will leave Kutztown University campus at approximately 8 a.m. and return around 5 p.m. If you are interested in this bus trip, please register using the link https://commerce.cashnet.com/fieldtrips. The cost is $25 for the bus only and $30 for bus and museum ticket. This field trip is partially funded by the math department and KU Foundation.
     Ju Zhou, Department of Mathematics

MSU PRODUCTION REQUIREMENTS
The McFarland Student Union student production staff members are working diligently to meet the needs of the KU community members who are hosting events in the MSU. In order for the MSU staff to best support your event, please notify the operations office of any technology and audio-visual needs at least four weeks in advance. Thank you.
     Amanda T. Garcia, MSU Operations, Greek Life and Commuter Student Services

CAMPUSWIDE LOST AND FOUND
The McFarland Student Union information desk is now the home of the Kutztown University campus lost and found. In order to expedite the process of recovering lost items, we will be utilizing a 24/7 web-based inventory and claim system. Faculty, staff, and students can search through the lost and found items and claim an item online; click here. Items will only be held until the last day of each semester. Please claim any lost items by Friday, Dec. 13.
     Amanda T. Garcia, MSU Operations, Greek Life and Commuter Student Services

HANDSHAKE, NEW CAREER PLATFORM
The Career Development Center is utilizing a new career platform, Handshake, which has replaced KUCN. On-campus jobs are posted for students on Handshake. Please remind students to activate their account in Handshake by visiting www.kutztown.edu/handshake and logging in with their KU single sign-on. They do not need to create a new account. They only login and activate the existing account that was created for them. They should also answer the questions that follow the login, as they will be utilized to set up the student’s profile. If you have any questions, please contact the Career Development Center at ext. 3-4067.
     Jeann Cengeri, Career Development Center

EVENT PARKING EMAIL
Parking enforcement questions and lot or parking space reservations should be directed to eventparking@kutztown.edu.
     Public Safety and Police Services

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.