Daily Brief

Sept. 23, 2021

Dr. Khori Newlander (center), winner of the John P. Schellenberg Award, standing with Dr. Basden Arnold (left) and Dr. Hawkinson (right).

NEWLANDER WINS 2021 JOHN P. SCHELLENBERG AWARD
Dr. Khori Newlander, assistant professor of anthropology, has been awarded the 2021 John P. Schellenberg Award for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at Kutztown University. The award was announced as part of KU's Faculty and Staff Convocation and Celebration Friday, Aug. 27. Newlander is an anthropological archaeologist with expertise in North America, archaeological field and laboratory methods and the comparative study of hunter-gatherers. He earned his doctorate in anthropology from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
 https://www.kutztown.edu/news-and-media/news-releases/september-2021/newlander-named-recipient-of-2021-john-p-schellenberg-award-for-excellence-in-teaching-and-learning.html
     University Relations

VIDEO: ARCHEOLOGICAL DIG AT KU
Students and faculty conducted an archeological dig at a prehistoric site on campus in August. The dig provided students an opportunity to get their hands dirty and recover artifacts from thousands of years ago, reflective of the people who lived where our university now sits. President Hawkinson and his leadership team visited the site last month with professor Khori Newlander. Watch video.
     University Relations

WEATHER

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

Strong, very slow-moving cold front attached to a low-pressure system inches its way east today, bringing periods of rain and perhaps a thunderstorm, as well. Some of the rain will likely be heavy, with localized flash flooding of poor drainage areas quite possible. Heaviest rain looks centered on the late morning through early evening time frame and could easily accumulate 1 to 2, maybe 3 inches. Winds will be gusty, as well. Highs will be about 74 degrees. A refreshing push of true autumn-like air then pushes in by tomorrow.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

PASBDC ANNOUNCES NEW LEAD
PASBDC announced Brent G. Rondon as the new lead for the PASBDC international trade program. Rondon will oversee the monthly international trade meetings, partner meetings with PA OIBD and the US Commercial Service, Pittsburgh and Philadelphia SBA District offices, and will serve as a resource to SBA. Rondon is currently the senior management consultant for the Small Business Development Center, Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence, Innovation Institute at the University of Pittsburgh. www.pasbdc.org
     Zachary Balla, PASBDC

EMSA PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
You are invited to a professional development workshop designed to inspire and empower women to tap into their unique strengths and lead with confidence Thursday, Oct. 7. Virtual training will be held 10-11:30 a.m. An optional lunch will follow noon to 1 p.m. Space is limited. There is no cost to attend. Training materials will be emailed to confirmed participants. Registration closes Tuesday, Sept. 28: https://forms.gle/48r8ZmDbqExajxCQ9.
     Multicultural Center, Women's Center and Veterans Services

SMALL-BUSINESS OWNERS, SHARE YOUR PERSPECTIVES
Owners and key financial decisionmakers 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? 4 p.m., Friday, Nov. 19, online:
https://frb.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9FfRVIJv9ABKFq6?orgid=PA_SBDC&parentid=&reserve_bank=PHI.
     Zachary Balla, SBDC

UPCOMING EVENTS

Date

Time

Event

Sept. 23

11 a.m.

University Curriculum Committee
200 Stratton Administration Center

Sept. 23

11 a.m.

Alive! Mental Health Fair
McFarland Student Union

Sept. 23

3 p.m.

KU Council of Trustees Meeting
250 McFarland Student Union

Sept. 23

5 p.m.

Influential LatinX Artists
Multicultural Center

Sept. 25

11 a.m.

Heemet Fescht
Heritage Center

Sept. 28

3 p.m.

Social Equity Policies Training
04 Old Main A-Wing (formerly LGBTQ+ Resource Center)

Sept. 29

9 a.m.

Rite-Aid Flu Clinic
Student Rec Center

Sept. 29

10 a.m.

COVID-19 Testing
Student Recreation Center

Sept. 29

10 a.m.

Faculty/Staff Photograph Session
223 McFarland Student Union

Sept. 30

11 a.m.

Memorial Tree Planting
Lawn, Rohrbach Library

Oct. 1

10 a.m.

Gender and Sexual Minorities Conference
218 McFarland Student Union Building

Date

Time

Event

Sept. 24

7 p.m.

VB vs. East Stroudsburg
Keystone Arena (Live Stats | Video)

Sept. 25

Noon

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

Sept. 25

1 p.m.

WSOC vs. Shippensburg
Keystone Field (Live Stats)

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.