Daily Brief

Sept. 17, 2021

Clinic Video

TODAY: COVID-19 VACCINE CLINIC
Hear why KU students chose to be vaccinated. KU will host a Moderna COVID-19 vaccination clinic 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., today, Friday, Sept. 17, at the East Gym of the Student Recreation Center. Clinics are free of charge and are open to students, employees and community members ages 18 and older. Registration is required. Participants must bring valid photo identification and health insurance identification card (participant health insurance will not be charged). Registration information can be found here.
     University Relations

Photo of South Dining Hall

KU DINING SERVICES - NOW HIRING
Dining Services, managed by Aramark, employs more than 200 people and offers a range of full-time and part-time positions including student employment. In addition to competitive wages in the post-pandemic market, medical benefits and paid training; employees enjoy an array of other benefits, including an employee recognition program, winter and summer parties, free uniforms and shift meals and free undergraduate tuition. Dining Services employs team members in a wide range of support roles: dish room, utility, receiver, server, cook, sous chef, supervisor, barista, catering server and Chick-fil-A positions. A full list of available positions can be found by clicking here. Dining Services employs more than 50 students each semester. Students work a variety of dining positions in all our locations. Student employees enjoy a lot of the same benefits as our full-time and part-time employees. For more information on student positions, click here. 
     University Relations

WEATHER

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

Stationary front across the region which will guide a developing Carolina low to pass during the day. The system moves quickly but we should see scattered showers throughout the day. High temperature in the upper-70s. Winds east at 5-10 mph. Rainfall less than one-tenth inch with higher amounts where storms occur.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

POSTPONED: FACULTY AND STAFF APPRECIATION LUNCH
The Faculty and Staff Appreciation Lunch originally scheduled for Sept. 22 has been postponed. Contact Amy Ridenour (ridenour@kutztown.edu) with any questions.
     Offices of the President and Human Resources

2021 FLU CLINIC REGISTRATION OPEN
A Rite-Aid flu clinic will be held 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 29 in the Recreation Center, Seminar Room. If you are interested in participating in this on-campus flu clinic, please register at https://fs7.formsite.com/kutzuniv/fluclinic/index.html. If you are attending the clinic, please bring your Caremark Card (PEBTF) or your Highmark Blue Shield card (for non-PEBTF) and the Rite Aid consent form.
     Jeanette Forster, Human Resources

FARM TO TABLE DINNER - EXCLUSIVE DISCOUNT OFFERED
Please support the Kutztown Folk Festival. Kutztown Folk Festival is presenting a Farm to Table Dinner Event at Rodale Institute Thursday, Oct. 14. Dinner by Dundore & Heister. Kutztown University employees may use the Promo Code: 2021KUFARM and receive a discount of $25 per person. For event details and to purchase tickets please use the following link: https://www.kutztownfestival.com/farm-table-dinner-event-rodale-institute.
     Linda Ernst, Kutztown Folk Festival

SPACES/MOTIVATIONAL MONDAYS
Join us weekly for SPACES/ Motivational Mondays 8-8:30 a.m., Old Main Concourse. A series to assist others in their well-being journey including 30 minutes of mindfulness activities. Open to the campus community.
     Frances Cortez Funk, Health Promotion Services

CELEBRATE FAMILY DAY 2021

This weekend the campus community will be joined by our Golden Bear families for the annual Family Day. This year's theme is "remember the past, look to the future." Families are eager to experience all our campus and local community has to offer to our students, so please provide them with a warm welcome. Schedule information and more details can be found on the Family Day website.
     Nykolai Blichar, Student Involvement

UNIVERSITY CURRICULUM COMMITTEE
The University Curriculum Committee will meet at 11 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 23, 200 Stratton. Contact Lisa Brennan at brennan@kutztown.edu with any questions.
      Lisa Brennan, secretary, University Curriculum Committee

SMALL-BUSINESS OWNERS, SHARE YOUR PERSPECTIVES
Owners and key financial decision makers of for-profit businesses, tell us about your recent experiences. Did your business seek financing such as loans or lines of credit in the last 12 months? How would you rate the financial condition of your business? What effect is the COVID-19 pandemic currently having on your business? https://frb.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9FfRVIJv9ABKFq6?orgid=PA_SBDC&parentid=&reserve_bank=PHI
     Zachary Balla, SBDC

THANK YOU – 9/11 REMEMBRANCE
Thank you to all the people, offices and organizations that participated and helped to make the 9/11 remembrance event a success. Photos and videos from the event can be viewed here.
     Office of Veterans Services

HAPPY BIRTHDAY AIR FORCE
The Air Force has approximately 328,200 active duty personnel, 69,200 reserve personnel, 106,700 air national guard personnel, and 145,700 civilian personnel. The service flies more than 5,300 crewed aircraft. These planes come in the form of some forty different airframes, ranging from the B-2 stealth bomber to the F-35 jet fighter to the VC-25, which is better known as Air Force One. Thank you for all that you do to keep us safe. Happy Birthday! Credits: https://www.cfr.org/blog/united-states-air-force-celebrates-its-73rd-birthday-today
     Office of Veterans Services

UPCOMING EVENTS

Date

Time

Event

Sept. 17

9 a.m.

Autumn Academic Assessment Day
Meeting ID: 946 3454 0209 Passcode: 087612

Sept. 17

10 a.m.

Moderna 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
Alumni Plaza

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.

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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.