Daily Brief

September 3, 2021

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LABOR DAY
Have a safe and happy Labor Day weekend.
     Tammy Wert, Daily Brief

WEATHER

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

High pressure builds in the Eastern U.S. Tranquil and quite pleasant conditions for the day. The kind of day you wish you could bottle up and save. High temperature near 70. Winds northwest at 5-10 mph.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

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

DIVERSITY AND DESSERT OPEN HOUSE
The Multicultural Center’s Open House is postponed to 3-6 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 9. We will be serving iced coffee and engaging in meaningful conversation. Join us.
https://engage.kutztown.edu/organization/multicultural-center
     Multicultural Center

SERIE POST PANDEMIA PARA NUEVAS EMPRESAS
Únase a KUSBDC y Univest Bank y Trust Co. En una serie decuatro partes donde presentaremos una discusión en línea donde se consideran temas importantes parainiciar y operar una pequeña empresa. Los presentadores cubrirántemas como Finanzas para Nuevos Negocios, Crédito, Presupuesto y Primeros Pasos para la creación de negocios.
     Zachary Balla, SBDC

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 Pool will be canceled:
– Sunday, Sept. 5: 7-10 p.m.
– Monday, Sept. 6: 8-9 a.m. corrected
– Monday, Sept. 6: Noon to 1 p.m. corrected
The pool will be open Monday, Sept. 6: 6-7 p.m. and 9-10:30 p.m.
     Tracy Turner, Student Recreation Services

UPCOMING EVENTS
Date Time Event
Sept. 6 All Day Labor Day – Offices closed; No classes
Sept. 7 4 p.m. Women’s Center & LGBTQ+ Resource Center Open House
Boxwood House
Sept. 9 11 a.m. Center for the Enhancement of Teaching Fall Discussion
Zoom Meeting ID 390059274
Sept. 10 11 a.m. 9/11 Remembrance Day
College Hill Memorial Grove
Date Time Event
Sept. 4 12:05 p.m. Football vs. Assumption
Andre Reed Stadium
Live Stats | Video
Sept. 8 7 p.m. Women’s Soccer vs. Millersville
Keystone Field (Live Stats | Video)
Sept. 11 1 p.m. Field Hockey vs. Mansfield
Andre Reed Stadium (Live Stats | Video)

NOMINATIONS FOR EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH
Now is the time to submit nominations for the August 2021 Employee of the Month!
     Alexis Martin, Human Resources

PSECU WELCOMES NEW FACULTY AND STAFF
As another academic year begins, PSECU welcomes new faculty and staff members of Kutztown University. As an employee of Kutztown University, you’re eligible for membership with PSECU - Pennsylvania's largest credit union. PSECU is a not-for-profit, digital-first credit union offering low or no-cost banking services. It’s free to join PSECU and accounts are easily accessible on campus and anywhere you travel. You’ll get free checking, cash rewards for card usage, competitive loan rates and more. New members can get $250 when joining and meeting promotional requirements. Promotional rules available at psecu.com/promo. Use promo code 250OFFER. Please email PSECU campus manager, Kelly Ann Ryan, at kryan@psecu.com with questions.
     Kelly Ann Ryan, PSECU

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 Writing Center online 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

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

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.