Daily Brief

September 24, 2020

Ina Slater Grapenthin

INA SLATER GRAPENTHIN RETIRES
After 42 years of service to Kutztown University, Dr. Ina Slater Grapenthin has retired from the Department of Music. During her tenure at Kutztown University, Dr. Grapenthin’s instructional focus was primarily centered around the courses that comprise the music education curriculum, and also taught the Applied and Class Piano, Basic Concepts and Skills and Introduction to Music courses. Her colleagues in the Department of Music will miss her irreplaceable personality and distinctive pedagogical approaches, and offer its sincerest thanks and congratulations for a remarkable career etched in longevity.
     Daniel Immel, Department of Music

Tru Sabatino

TRU SABATINO RETIRES
After 26 years of service to Kutztown University, Dr. Tru Sabatino has retired from the Department of Music. During her tenure at Kutztown University, Dr. Sabatino taught a diversified array of courses, but her primary pedagogical focus was centered around vocal pedagogy; specifically, Applied Voice, Voice Class, Vocal Pedagogy and the Italian/German/French diction courses. Her colleagues in the Department of Music will miss her unique charm, and the consistent leadership and devotion to the department and the KU community that she exhibited over the years.
     Daniel Immel, Department of Music

WEATHER

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

High pressure to our east brings us another day of smoky fair skies with highs around 77. Light southwest winds.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH
Now is the time to submit nominations for the September 2020 Employee of the Month.
https://fs7.formsite.com/kutzuniv/EOM/index.html
     Alexis Martin, Human Resources

PARKING TICKET APPEALS ZOOM MEETING
Sept. 24
The University Traffic Bureau will hear ticket appeals 11 a.m., Sept. 24, via Zoom. To learn more about our new process, please visit https://www.kutztown.edu/about-ku/administrative-offices/transportation-services/parking-ticket-appeals/university-traffic-bureau.html. All student appeals must first be submitted in writing via MyKU (click on Vehicle Services). Only persons appealing tickets more than seven days old must attend the Zoom meeting. Call 484-646-4249 for more information.
     Anne Reel, University Traffic Bureau

FAMILY DAY IS SATURDAY
Sept. 26
Faculty and staff families are invited to interact with our KU students and their families for Virtual Family Day 2020, Saturday, Sept. 26. Crafts, artists, shows and competitions - all from the comfort of your family room. Some events have pre-registration so check them out on the Family Day webpage.
     Jerry Schearer, Inclusion and Outreach

NINETEENTH AMENDMENT
Sept. 30
In honor of the centennial of women’s suffrage, the Women’s Center is having a collaborative programming series that focuses on the struggles and triumphs of the women’s rights movement yesterday and today. The series will give voice to some of the excellent women who educate and advocate for students at KU. We are pleased to present: “EQUALI-TEA TALK: Title IX and the New Regulations on Campus Sexual Assault” with Jackie Fox, Deputy Title IX Coordinator, 3 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 30, Zoom Meeting ID: 996 9107 0150
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KUWomensCenter
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/womenscenterku/
     Christine B. Price, Women’s Center and LGBTQ+ Resource Center

THE 1866 MINUTE GIVING CHALLENGE

Join us Oct. 7-8 and make a difference in 1866 minutes. Help KU students put their best foot forward in every experience they have at KU. Every gift, no matter the size, will be counted.
     Jillian Lovejoy, Kutztown University Foundation

UPCOMING EVENTS

Sept. 24

11 a.m.

CET Presentation Series
https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/390059274

Sept. 24

11 a.m.

University Curriculum Committee
https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/91950007023
Meeting ID: 919 5000 7023

Sept. 24

11 a.m.

Parking Ticket Appeals Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/99410676961?pwd=bFhQNmFNaEhLVjJYaVhEQnB3eFdMUT09

Sept. 24

3 p.m.

Craig Johnson and Greg Dottor Retirement
https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/97266509631
Meeting ID: 972 6650 9631

Sept. 25

Noon

Miller-Keystone Blood Drive
Keystone-O'Pake Fieldhouse
https://donor.giveapint.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/81785

Sept. 26

9:30 a.m.

Fall Open House
https://www.kutztown.edu/admissions/visit-ku/virtual-fall-open-house.html

Sept. 26

10 a.m.

Heemet Fescht
https://www.facebook.com/PGCHC  

Sept. 26

1-9 p.m.

Family Day
https://www.kutztown.edu/events/family-day.html

Sept. 30

11 a.m.

The Frederick Douglass Institute Discussion Series
https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/91981541381?pwd=aDRDdGI4d096RlZ3NHZCS2RrdWFjdz09

Sept. 30

3 p.m.

EQUALI-TEA TALK: Title IX/Sexual Assault
 Zoom Meeting ID: 996 9107 0150

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.