Daily Brief

September 2, 2021

Man standing at a podium outside of a building next to a yellow banner that reads KU Unity Day Celebrating the things that bring us together

UNITY DAY: TODAY/NOW

Kutztown University will celebrate Unity Day at 11 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 2, on Schaeffer Lawn. Dr. Kenneth S. Hawkinson, university president, along with university leaders, representatives from the student body, the community and other campus officials will give remarks celebrating KU's diversity and multicultural makeup. The event will take place during the university's annual Community Link Fair, which brings together local businesses with the campus community. KU's diversity rate among its student body continues to increase. The diversity rate at KU has grown from 11% in 2009, to 25% as of fall 2020 – a 4% increase from 2019.

WEATHER

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

The calm after the storm. Beautiful fair skies under Canadian high pressure with highs in the mid-70s.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

MULTICULTURAL CENTER OPEN HOUSE
Multicultural Center Open House will be held 3-6 p.m., today, Thursday, Sept. 2.
     Francesca Lesisko, Multicultural Center

DSO TESTING CENTER OPEN HOUSE

Tour the Office of Disability Services Testing Center, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., today, Thursday, Sept. 2, 205 Stratton Administration, learn about the proctoring process and meet our staff.
     Linda Feinour, Office of Disability Services

FREE FOOTBALL TICKETS

Faculty and staff can get four free general admission tickets to each Golden Bears football home game. Go to https://kutztown.universitytickets.com/, register with your KU credentials under Students/Faculty/Staff, create your account and access your tickets. Contact the KU Box Office with questions. boxoffice@kutztown.edu
     Amy Botwright, KU Box Office

KU PRESENTS! 2021-2022 SEASON
KU Presents’ season opens Wednesday, Sept. 22 with FACE Vocal Band and ends Wednesday, April 20 with Pinchas Zuckerman Trio. Visit www.KutztownPresents.org for the complete listing of performances. Single ticket sales start Sept. 7. Enjoy the same great seats to all six entertaining KU Presents! performances by subscribing before Sept. 7.
     KU Presents!

VEHICLE REGISTRATION/PERMIT DISTRIBUTION LOCATION CHANGE
The vehicle registration and parking permit pickup process has relocated to the Office of Transportation Services, 107 Stratton Administration Center. Transportation Services will remain open until 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 2 to accommodate customers who need a later pick up time. Regular business hours will resume Friday, Sept. 3. Please direct your questions to Transportation Services 484-646-4249 or parkingpermits@kutztown.edu.
     Anne Reel, Transportation Services

STUDENT ORGANIZATION ADVISOR NEEDED
The Flow Club needs a faculty/staff advisor for their student organization. If you are willing to serve in this capacity, please contact Ella Sandes at esand699@live.kutztown.edu. Flow Club is “an interactive, inclusive club dedicated to expression through movement. You may know flow to be movement or dance with props such as hula hoops, silk fans, poi, darts, staffs and more. We welcome flow-ers of all ages and experience levels and love to share knowledge and teach those interested!” More information about the role of a student organization advisor can be found here: https://www.kutztown.edu/about-ku/administrative-offices/student-involvement/student-organization-support/advising-a-student-organization.html.
      Leah Cassellia, Student Involvement

WRITING CENTER FALL 2021 OPENING AND HOURS
Please share with students: The KUWC will reopen in person and online Tuesday, Sept. 7. Please call 610-683-4733 or email wrcenter@kutztown.edu to set up an in-person appointment. To begin using the WCOnline site and schedule a session, please go to https://kutztown.mywconline.com. In person hours located in 100c Rohrbach Library: Sunday 2-6 p.m.; Monday and Wednesday, 2-8 p.m., Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Online hours: Sunday and Wednesday 2-8 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday noon to 4 p.m.
     Patricia Pytles, University Writing Center

LABOR DAY WEEKEND HOURS
Health & Wellness Services Closed
Health & Wellness Services will be closed Monday, Sept. 6 in observance of the Labor Day Holiday. When the Health Center is closed, please contact Public Safety & Police Services at 610-683-4001 for immediate assistance. If you have an emergency off campus, call 911.
     Amanda Volkert, Director of Health & Wellness Services

Student Recreation Center
The Student Recreation Center will be operating under special hours:
­ Sunday, Sept. 5: 1-6 p.m.
- Monday, Sept. 6, 1-11 p.m.
Open recreation swims at Keystone Hall swimming pool will be cancelled Sept. 5 and 6.
     Tracy Turner, Student Recreation Services

HOW YOUR PRICING DECISIONS IMPACT YOUR PROFITS
Learn better pricing tactics and strategies that drive sales and profits. Our webinar provides an actionable framework for developing pricing strategies and tactics. You will receive pricing worksheets in Excel format via email.
     Zachary Balla, SBDC

UPCOMING EVENTS
Date Time Event
Sept. 2 11 a.m. Unity Day
218 McFarland Student Union (new location)
Sept. 2 10 a.m. Open House DSO Testing Center
205 Stratton Administration Center
Sept. 2 3 p.m. Open House Multicultural Center
Multicultural Center
Sept. 2 4 p.m. University Senate Meeting
103 Academic Forum | ZOOM Meeting ID: 932 6677 3253
Sept. 7 4 p.m. Women’s Center & LGBTQ+ Resource Center Open House
Boxwood House
Date Time Event
Sept. 4 12:05 p.m. Football vs. Assumption
Andre Reed Stadium
Live Stats | Video

CORRECTION: ENTERPRISE VEHICLE RENTAL REQUEST LINK
The correct link to access the Enterprise Vehicle Rental Request form is https://app.kutztown.edu/forms/?ID=TSEnterpriseRental.
     Anne Reel, Transportation Services

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.