Daily Brief

Sept. 16, 2021

Sun shining through magnolia tree. Old Main in the background.

PRINCETON REVIEW RANKS KU ONE OF BEST IN NORTHEAST
Kutztown University has been featured as one of the "Best in the Northeast" by The Princeton Review for 2021. The education services company is widely known for its test prep programs and college and graduate school guides. KU is among 224 institutions named to the regional list. Kutztown University has been included in the "Best of the Northeast" in 18 consecutive rankings, dating back to the 2004 rankings released in August 2003. Read More.
     University Relations

ICM Institute for Crisis Management ICM Crisis Communication Management Certification Photo of Dr. Marco Ehrl.

FACULTY EARNS CRISIS MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE
Congratulations to Dr. Marco Ehrl, asst. professor, Communication Studies for successfully completing the ICM Crisis Communication Management Certification Course. Offered for almost 27 years, the ICM Certification Course prepares executives to lead during and after sudden and smoldering crises. Dr. Ehrl teaches courses in international communication and crisis communication at KU. For more information about the ICM go to: https://crisisconsultant.com/.
     Mary Eicholtz, Communication Studies

WEATHER

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

Stalled and disintegrating cold front over our area will contribute to a day with ample clouds and scattered showers around the area along with the possibility of a thunderstorm. Watch also for some morning fog, as well. Notably cooler than recent days but still leaning somewhat humid. Highs will top of at about 77 which is finally just about average for this time of year, following several much above average days. Light northeast winds.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

POSTPONED: FACULTY AND STAFF APPRECIATION LUNCH
The Faculty and Staff Appreciation Lunch has been postponed. Contact Amy Ridenour (ridenour@kutztown.edu) with any questions.
     Offices of the President and Human Resources

PHOTOGRAPH SESSION FOR FACULTY/STAFF
Any faculty and staff member who needs a professional portrait photograph for the website employee directory can get their photograph taken 10 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, Sept. 29, 223 McFarland Student Union. Please do not wear gray, as that is the color of the backdrop. https://www.kutztown.edu/about-ku/administrative-offices/web-and-digital-media/directory-resources.html
     Josh Leiboff, University Relations

HISPANIC/LATINX HERITAGE MONTH
National Hispanic Heritage Month honors the culture, heritage, and contributions of Hispanic Americans each year. The MCC has a list of events here: https://bit.ly/2021HLHM you can post or share. Also, check out the Hispanic Heritage Month – Celebrating Veterans display in the Rohrbach Library, First Floor (near the coffee shop).
      Jerry Schearer, Dean of Students Office / Diversity & Inclusion Centers

UPCOMING EVENTS

Date

Time

Event

Sept. 16

11 a.m.

CET Presentation: Khori Newlander
Zoom Meeting: 390059274

Sept. 16

6 p.m.

CTMP Guest Speaker: Ryan A. Sullivan
Zoom Meeting ID: 978 5218 0056 Passcode: 230179

Sept. 17

10 a.m.

Modern Vaccine Clinic
East Gym, Student Recreation Center

Sept 18

All Day

Family Day
Campus

Sept. 20

5 p.m.

AFSCME Membership Meeting
220 Boehm Science Building

Sept. 21

10 a.m.

Rohrbach Library Open House
Rohrbach Library

Sept. 21

6 p.m.

Rock Gigs on Schaeffer Lawn
Schaeffer Lawn

Sept. 22

10 a.m.

COVID Testing
East Gym, Student Recreation Center

Sept. 22

7:30 p.m.

KU Presents! Face Vocal Band
Schaeffer Auditorium

Date

Time

Event

Sept. 17

2 p.m.

FH vs. Mount Olive
Andre Reed Stadium (Live Stats)

Sept. 17

3 p.m.

VB vs. Salem (WV)
Keystone Arena (Live Stats | Video)

Sept. 17

7 p.m.

VB vs. Georgian Court
Keystone Arena (Live Stats | Video)

Sept. 18

9 a.m.

XC vs. Division II/III Challenge
North Campus Course

Sept. 18

Noon

FB vs. Seton Hill (Family Day)
Andre Reed Stadium (Live Stats | 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.