Daily Brief

September 16, 2019

Kutztown University Dedicates Keystone Field Saturday Night

KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY DEDICATES KEYSTONE FIELD SATURDAY NIGHT
KU officially opened its newest renovated facility Saturday night, Keystone Field. Before the Golden Bears women’s soccer game, President Hawkinson, Council of Trustee chairman Tom Heck, Student Government Board president Brayden Hudak, Recreation and Sport Club Council president Ellie Melanson and members of the KU women’s soccer and women’s lacrosse teams held a ribbon cutting to open the facility. Following the game, Keystone Field remained open for the inaugural open recreation time for all students.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

Walks with Wynnie Monday

WALKS WITH WYNNIE MONDAY
Sept. 16
Join Dr. Kenneth Hawkinson, Mrs. Ann Marie Hayes-Hawkinson and their dog Wynnie on a campus walk at 5:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 16. Walkers should meet on the back porch of the president’s residence. Refreshments will be served at the president’s residence at the conclusion of the walk. Participants are welcome to bring their dogs. The walk will be canceled in the event of rain.
     Office of the President

WEATHER

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

Low pressure will slide north of the area. Energy from a storm system across the Great Lakes may hold together to spark a thunderstorm by the afternoon. Partly cloudy conditions for much of the day though. High temperature near 80. Winds southwest at 5 mph.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

OFFICIAL UNIVERSITY TRADEMARKS
The beginning of a new academic year is a good time to remind everyone about proper use of official Kutztown University trademarks. The university logo and seal, the athletic logos featuring the Golden Bear and paw, and images of the KU mascot, Avalanche, are all trademarked items. These marks cannot be altered in any way without permission of the Office of University Relations. In addition, vendors reproducing the logos must be licensed through Learfield Licensing. The current list of approved Kutztown University vendors can be found at: http://learfieldlicensing.com/vendor-list/. Questions regarding licensing can be directed to wert@kutztown.edu or ext. 3-4114.
     Tammy Starner Wert, University Relations and Athletics

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

MOON FESTIVAL CELEBRATION
Sept. 16
Chinese Students and Scholars Association at KU (CSSAKU) is hosting a Moon Festival Celebration (or Mid-Autumn Festival) sponsored by KU Activities Board, 6 p.m., Monday, Sept. 16, in 145 Boehm. This event is open to everyone on KU’s campus and everyone is welcome to participate. Come to enjoy delicious food and moon cakes, experience Asian culture and enjoy a movie.
     Yishen Lai, Modern Languages

ROHRBACH LIBRARY OPEN HOUSE
Sept. 17
Rohrbach Library’s annual open house is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 17. Please encourage your students to take part in the library open house. Students will go on a scavenger hunt that will take them on a journey through our resources, services and more. Those who successfully complete the scavenger hunt form will be entered into a prize drawing. This year’s grand prize is an Acer Chromebook R11. More information can be found on Rohrbach Library’s website: https://library.kutztown.edu/openhouse.
     Rohrbach Library

WEBSITE OPEN WORKING SESSIONS
Sept. 18
The web office has scheduled open working sessions to provide support for users working on
their sites. This is an opportunity for users to ask questions and receive support for website tasks. The next session will be held 1-3 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 18, in 200 Stratton Administration Center. This is only for users who have already been trained in the new version of Ingeniux. You can see all available dates on this form. Registration is appreciated, but not required for open sessions. Please contact Kelly Smith if you have any questions.
     Kelly Smith, Office of Marketing and Digital Media

PHILOSOPHY CLUB
Sept. 19
The KU Philosophy Club will meet 11 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 19, in 157 McFarland Student Union. Professor John Lizza, philosophy department, will present “Potentiality, Futures of Value and Abortion: A Critique of Marquis on Abortion.”
Everyone is welcome. Persons with a disability and who require accommodation should notify the Office of Disability Services prior to the event at 610-683-4108 or dso@kutztown.edu or, TDD number: 610-683-4499, in order to discuss accommodations. Every effort will be made to provide reasonable accommodations.
     Henry Winkleman, president; Allan Bäck, advisor

KU COUNCIL OF TRUSTEES
Sept. 19
The KU Council of Trustees will meet 3 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 19, in 250 McFarland Student Union. The public is invited to attend.
     Office of the President

GREEN ZONE AWARENESS TRAINING
Sept. 20
Green Zone Awareness Training will be held 1 p.m., Friday, Sept. 20, in 116 McFarland Student Union. Veteran and military students face unique challenges such as navigating earned benefits across multiple agencies, transitioning from the military to a campus environment and often just being nontraditional students. This training is designed to provide faculty and staff with a better understanding and appreciation of the veteran and military-affiliated experience and develop tools to better serve these students. Participants receive a decal for display. Register at veterans@kutztown.edu. Additional training dates, including faculty training, will be announced.
     Office of Veterans Services

KU VETERANS LIAISONS
The following are Veterans Liaisons for the fall 2019 semester. Please contact these liaisons for military/veteran-related questions or concerns that pertain to their office function. Additionally, the Office of Veterans Services can be contacted directly for military/veteran-related matters at 610-683-4228.

Admissions

Elyse Levandowski

610-683-1319
levandow@kutztown.edu

Career Development Center

Kerri Gardi

610-683-4070
gardi@kutztown.edu

Center for Academic Success & Achievement

Eric Powell

610-683-4221
powell@kutztown.edu

New Student Orientation

Lisa Grabowski

484-646-4235
grabowsk@kutztown.edu

Counseling and Psychological Services

TBD

610-683-4072
cps@kutztown.edu

Dining Services

Cody Moyer

610-683-4027
comoyer@kutztown.edu

Disability Services

Linda Lantaff

610-683-4109
lantaff@kutztown.edu

VP Equity and Compliance/Title IX Coordinator

Jesus Pena, Esq.

610-683-4700
pena@kutztown.edu

Financial Aid/EAP & Yellow Ribbon Coordinator

Denise Bucks

610-683-4079
debucks@kutztown.edu

Housing & Residence Life

Amanda Fretz

610-683-4027
afretz@kutztown.edu

School/VA Certifying Officer
(Submit Certification Form/Leave of Absence)

Kate (Catchmark) Peffley

610-683-4505
peffley@kutztown.edu

Student Accounts/GoArmyEd Tuition Assistance (TA)

Wendy Pursell

610-683-4185
pursell@kutztown.edu

Veterans Services and Center

Ms. T Brown

484-646-4145
brown@kutztown.edu

UPCOMING EVENTS

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. 19

11 a.m.

Philosophy Club
157 McFarland Student Union

Sept. 19

3 p.m.

KU Council of Trustees
250 McFarland Student Union

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. 20

1 p.m.

Green Zone Awareness Training
116 McFarland Student Union

Sept. 21

ALL DAY

Family Day
Campus

Women's Volleyball Head Coach John Gump Wins 600th Career Match

WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL HEAD COACH JOHN GUMP WINS 600TH CAREER MATCH
KU head women’s volleyball coach John Gump won his 600th career collegiate victory Saturday night at Keystone Arena. Gump, the ninth-winningest active coach in NCAA Division II, improved to 600-426 during his 32-year career, which includes stops at DeSales (1988-95) and Lehigh (1996). The win was No. 389 for Gump at Kutztown, where he is in his 23rd season.

Sept. 19

5 p.m.

WSWIM vs. Shippensburg
Keystone Pool

Sept. 21

12:05 p.m.

FB vs. Gannon (Family Day/Golden Bear Honors)
Andre Reed Stadium Live stats / Live 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.