Daily Brief

April 10, 2023

Dr. Ed Simpson, Department of Physical Sciences

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Outstanding Faculty Award

Dr. Ed Simpson, Department of Physical Sciences, is the 2023 recipient of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Outstanding Faculty Award. This honor recognizes a faculty member in the college with a consistent and conscientious commitment to student success both in and out of the classroom. Please join us in congratulating Dr. Simpson and in thanking him for his dedication to our students.

Laurie McMillan, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

KU Biology students Shannon Keller and Caroline Weber

Biology Students Present at Conference

KU biology students Shannon Keller (left) and Caroline Weber (right) presented their research at the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania University Biologists (CPUB) annual meeting in East Stroudsburg, Pa. 

Department of Biological Sciences


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

High pressure drifts southward before settling off the southeast United States by middle of the week. Fair skies are expected. High temperature near 64.


TRIO SSSP Career Closet Pop-Up Shop

The TRIO SSSP is hosting the Career Closet Pop Up Shop 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, April 10 through Monday, 17, 30 Rohrbach Library. Students can shop for career clothing for employment and internship opportunities. There is a suggested donation of $5 for three articles of clothing.  Electronic payments and cash are accepted. Proceeds will benefit the TRIO SSSP Scholarship Fund. To make a monetary donation visit https://give.classy.org/KUF and search TRIO Student Support Services. Your support is greatly appreciated.

Roxanne Grim, TRIO Student Support Services Program

AFSCME Monthly Member Meeting

Join us 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 17, 103 Academic Forum for our monthly AFSCME members' meeting. We will once again be connected via Teams for those of you who cannot attend in person. Light refreshments will be served. Moving forward, the meetings will be starting at 5:30 p.m. and be accesible via Teams. We look forward to seeing you there.

Dave Isett, AFSCME

University Curriculum Committee

The next University Curriculum Committee (UCC) meeting will be held Thursday, April 27. The proposal deadline is noon, Thursday, April 13. Please submit proposals to the UCC SharePoint site. Contact Brian Meares at meares@kutztown.edu with any questions.

Brian Meares, University Curriculum Committee

Now Accepting Applications for the Freyberger Professor Faculty Fellowship

The Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center is now accepting applications for the Freyberger Professor of Pennsylvania German Studies Faculty Fellowship. The Freyberger Professorship will be relaunched in the fall of 2023 as a faculty fellowship for the two-year appointment of a Kutztown University professor to coordinate the interdisciplinary Pennsylvania German Studies Minor, pursue grant funding for the Heritage Center’s physical and programmatic needs and showcase leading scholarly research through the development of an annual Freyberger Professor Lecture Series. The Freyberger Professorship was established in 1991 through an endowment created by Dr. Ruth M. Freyberger ’35 for the purpose of supporting and enhancing the Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center through academic and classroom links to Pennsylvania German Studies at Kutztown University. The Freyberger Professorship was the first endowed chair position of its kind in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. Applicants must supply a letter of intent and curriculum vitae by Saturday, April 15 for review by the Freyberger Professorship Selection Committee via Heritage Center Director Patrick J. Donmoyer: donmoyer@kutztown.edu.

Patrick Donmoyer, Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center

Upcoming Events
Date Time Event
April 13 9 a.m. Mobile Mammograms
Parking Lot, Student Recreation Center
April 19 7:30 p.m. KU Presents! Laura Benanti
Schaeffer Auditorium
Date Time Event
April 12 2 p.m. M/W Tennis vs. Millersville
Keystone Courts
April 14 2 p.m. Baseball vs. Mansfield
North Campus Field (Live Stats | Video)
April 16 11:30 a.m. Women’s Golf vs. Spring Invitational
Moselem Springs Golf Club

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 , 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 Office of Social Equity, Old Main A-Wing, Room 02, by phone at 610-683-4700 or by e-mail at . Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Kutztown University does not discriminate on the basis of sex and prohibits sex discrimination in any education program or activity that it operates, including admissions and employment. Any inquiries regarding the application of Title IX at Kutztown University may be made to Bradley Davis, the university’s Title IX coordinator, located in Old Main A-Wing, Room 02A, by phone at 610-683-4782 or by email at . You may also contact 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 e-mail at .