Daily Brief

Sept. 29, 2021

A photo of Linda Lopez's art "WebStranger" 2019 containing colorful, different, decorated, arranged shapes.

CLAY CLUB PRESENTS VISITING ARTIST LINDA LOPEZ
Linda Lopez is a first-generation American artist of Vietnamese and Mexican descent. Her abstract works explore the poetic potential of the everyday by imagining and articulating a vast emotional range embedded in the mundane objects that surround us. Lopez will present an artist lecture and then will take us on a studio visit to talk about what she's currently working on. Join us 4:30-6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 6. Email kuclayclub@gmail.com for the Zoom link. www.kutztownclayclub.org
     Gwendolyn Yoppolo, Clay Club

WEATHER

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

Fair skies are expected as low pressure exits toward the Canadian maritime provinces. Very pleasant, perhaps somewhat cool, day on tap. High temperature in the mid-60s. Winds northwest at 5-10 mph.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH
Now is the time to submit your nominations for the September 2021 Employee of the Month.
https://fs7.formsite.com/kutzuniv/EOM/index.html
     Alexis Martin, Human Resources

PRINT CENTER
Are you in a new location on campus? When placing orders online, please update your delivery location. This will help us deliver your print requests efficiently to the right location.
     Rachel Miller and Michelle White, Print Center

TIME CHANGE - OPEN HOUR WITH PROVOST
Faculty, staff and students are invited to drop by and chat with the provost, Dr. Lorin Basden Arnold, during her open office hour 1 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 29, Starbucks, McFarland Student Union. Faculty and staff who would like to have a conversation, but for whom this time does not work, are welcome to contact the Office of the Provost at 610-683-4155 to schedule a time to meet.
     Anne Imschweiler, Office of the Provost

KICKBOXING
Destress and remain active by joining us for kickboxing 3 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 29, Multicultural Center.
     Francesca Lesisko, Multicultural Center

ACCOMMODATING STUDENTS-DSO UPDATE AND INFO SESSION
Faculty, refresh your knowledge about the accommodation process and discuss implementation of specific accommodations including flexibility with attendance and assignment deadlines. Join us 11 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 30, via Zoom Meeting: 93515840850 Password:DSO to discuss universal design, accessibility of materials, and to ask questions, share your experiences and best practices.
     Linda Feinour, Office of Disability Services

SECOND CET FALL PRESENTATION
The CET is pleased to offer the second CET fall presentation "Writing to Learn: Using Informal Writing Assignments in Any Classroom" by Dr. Amy Lynch-Biniek from the Department of English. This CET presentation can be accessed through Zoom https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/390059274 at 11 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 30. All are welcome, and participation certificates will be provided. Hope to see you then.
     Yun (Amy) Lu, The Center for the Enhancement of Teaching

LEADERSHIP WORKSHOP: APPRECIATING DIFFERENCES
Join us in the Multicultural Center 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 30, for an interactive evening of learning to love and appreciates one's differences. https://engage.kutztown.edu/organization/multicultural-center.
     Emonie Reviere, Multicultural Center

ADVISEMENT FOR STUDENTS USING MILITARY BENEFITS
Academic Advisors - starting early October, please make advisement appointments available for your students who are using military benefits (veteran, military, and students using their parents’ benefits). Priority registration enables students to maximize their military benefits before depletion through timely enrollment of degree-required classes. Students who convey life challenges during the appointment should be referred to the appropriate Veterans Liaison listed. Thank you.
     T. Brown, Office of Veterans Services

FACULTY FIRST THURSDAY PRESENTATION: JAYNE STRUBLE
Professor Struble will be presenting her recent work and research created during two artist residencies in Philadelphia and Pine Plains, New York. Made utilizing a process of highly-detailed drawing overlayed with video capturing spontaneous moments, the building up of exacting marks and obscure layers reveal the feeble ability pixels possess to hold our memory. Please join to discuss the possibilities and limitations of traditional mediums expanded into the digital conversation 11 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 7, 13G Schaeffer Auditorium.
     Joselyn Wynter, College of Visual and Performing Arts

UPCOMING EVENTS

Date

Time

Event

Sept. 29

9 a.m.

Rite-Aid Flu Clinic
Seminar Room, 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. 29

1 p.m.

Open Hour with the Provost
Starbucks, McFarland Student Union

Sept. 30

11 a.m.

Memorial Tree Planting
Lawn, Rohrbach Library

Sept. 30

11 a.m.

CET Presentation: Dr. Amy Lynch-Biniek
Zoom Meeting: 390059274

Sept. 30

11 a.m.

DSO Workshop: Accommodating Students
Zoom Meeting: 93515840850 Password: DSO

Oct. 1

11 a.m.

Gender and Sexual Minorities Conference
218 McFarland Student Union Building

Oct. 1

5 p.m.

Hispanic Culture: Food
Zoom

Oct. 6

4:30 p.m.

Visiting Artist Linda Lopez
Zoom

Date

Time

Event

Sept. 29

7 p.m.

FH vs. Bloomsburg
Andre Reed Stadium (Live Stats | Video)

Oct. 1

7 p.m.

VB vs. Shippensburg
Keystone Arena (Live Stats | Video)

Oct. 2

Noon

FB vs. East Stroudsburg
Andre Reed Stadium (Live Stats | Video)

Oct. 2

1 p.m.

VB vs. Shepherd
Keystone Arena (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.