Daily Brief

September 9, 2020

FALL 2020 UPDATE FROM THE KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION
Watch a fall 2020 update from Mr. Alex Ogeka, executive director of the Kutztown University Foundation. Watch here.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communication

WEATHER

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

Surface high pressure begins to lose its influence after a string of several outstanding weather days. Moisture will be on the increase and some afternoon instability will generate some cloud cover. The day should remain largely dry. High temperature in the mid-80s. Winds east at 5 mph.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

JC PENNEY SUIT-UP EVENT
Sept. 13-15
The Career Development Center would like to invite all faculty and staff to take part in the JC Penney Suit-Up event, 5-8 p.m., Sunday, Sept.13, at the Lehigh Valley Mall. There will be up to 60% off selected men’s and women’s career dress apparel, shoes and accessories. If you prefer to shop online, a Suit Up webpage has been created. The website link is: www.jcpenney.com/m/suit-up. To receive your coupon, text KUTZ to 67292 1-2 days before the event. The online event will run from Sept. 13-15. Please remind students to take advantage of these events.
     Jeann Cengeri, Career Development Center

FIRST CET PRESENTATION SESSION THIS THURSDAY
Sept. 10
The CET provides the first session of our fall CET presentation series "Teaching hybrid courses in a lecture hall” presented by Dr. Brian Kronenthal, 11 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 10. This Zoom session can be accessed through the link https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/390059274. Participation certificates will be provided. Hope to see you there.
     Yun (Amy) Lu, CET

MSU-UPDATED HOURS
Sept. 11
The MSU will be operating on modified hours beginning Friday, Sept. 11. Our new hours are Monday-Friday 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
     Amanda Garcia, McFarland Student Union

MEN'S BASKETBALL SCHOLARSHIP GOLF OUTING
Sept. 11
Men's basketball is hosting a scholarship golf outing Friday, Sept. 11, at Rich Maiden Golf Course. We are still looking for some foursomes or single players interested in supporting the outing. If you can't golf, please consider a hole sponsorship. Thank you in advance for your continued support of the Men's Basketball Program.
     Tom York, Athletics

GENERAL HR COMPLIANCE
Sept. 10
Learn about all the basic aspects of human resources from recruiting, onboarding, compliances and returning employees back to work. Presented by Tara Rucci, MSA, SHRM-CP, CDP, who is the founder and principal consultant at Sprioc, LLC. The firm Sprioc, LLC is a Certified Women-Owned Business providing talent acquisition, human resources and diversity consulting services. https://pasbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/27118
     Francene Dudziec, PASBDC

YOUR FINANCIAL CHECK UP: MAXIMIZE YOUR CREDIT SCORE
Sept. 10
Barbara Lopez, finance and credit specialist, facilitates and presents the content for this webinar. Learn about the following: Helpful updates on the various loan programs for launching or reopening a business Practical steps to take to maintain or improve your credit score What information lending institutions use to make credit decisions How to present your loan request to commercial lenders if you have a problem area with your credit report Helpful information about predatory lenders A safe place to ask your specific credit and financing questions in a confidential and anonymous way.  https://pasbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/27109
     Francene Dudziec, PASBDC

UPCOMING EVENTS

Sept. 10

4 p.m.

Unity Day
Virtual

Sept. 10

11 a.m.

CET “Teaching hybrid courses in a lecture hall”
https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/390059274

Sept. 10

noon

PASBDC – Your Financial Check UP
https://pasbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/27109

Sept. 10

1 p.m.

PASBDC – General HR Compliance
https://pasbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/27118

Sept. 14

10 a.m.

Administrative Units Assessment Day
Zoom
https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/93226321100?pwd=YTAvRlkrOTB0VFpGWWxMdERmWDhiQT09

Sept. 14

11 a.m.

Administrative Units Assessment Day
Zoom
https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/97928680057?pwd=WXVPMWFqaTRaRVd2Z0NTYnBwVFVxUT09

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.