Daily Brief

April 3, 2023

2023 Social Justice Award Winners

The 2023 recipients of the Social Justice Awards, which were announced at the Commission on Human Diversity's 13th annual conference, include: Emonie Reviere, a graduate student who is pursuing a master's in clinical mental health; Isaiah Rivas who is pursuing a bachelor's in social work; and Samantha Smith who is pursuing a bachelor's in psychology. Award winners received Paw Bucks certificates and a "Be the Change" plaque. 

Patricia Ann Brenner, Commission on Human Diversity

Mobile Mammograms Returning to KU; Register Today

The Lehigh Valley Topper Cancer Institute will bring its mobile mammography coach to Kutztown University Thursday, April 13. Screenings will take place 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Student Recreation Center parking lot. The screening service will be offered to women ages 40 and older who have not had a mammogram in the past year. The event is open to the entire community.

University Relations


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

A weak warm front will pass during the day giving us nothing more than cloud cover. The sun should still find its way through. Some stiff winds throughout the day. High temperature near 63.


Student Trustee Search

Faculty and staff, please nominate those students who could best serve the university as its student trustee. Kutztown University Council of Trustees is searching for a new student trustee. A student is qualified if he/she is a full-time undergraduate student and will have completed 30 or more credits by the beginning of the 2023 fall semester, is in good standing, has a GPA of at least a 2.5 and will graduate no sooner than May 2025. The Council of Trustees, the governing body of the university, is composed of an eleven-member board, one of whom is an undergraduate student. The student trustee is a full-voting member of the council. The nomination deadline is April 7. All nominations must be submitted in writing and must include the student's name, email address and telephone number. We will immediately contact students nominated for the position.
     For more information about the position or to download an application please visit https://www.kutztown.edu/news-and-media/announcements/student-trustee-search.html.
     Forms are available in the Office of the President, MSU Information Desk, residence halls, Multicultural Center, Student Recreation Center and Rohrbach Library. If you have any questions, feel free to contact Toyia Heyward, Office of the President, at 610-683-4102 or heyward@kutztown.edu.
     Application deadline is April 14.

Evan Santos, Student Trustee Search Committee

President's Open Hour

Faculty, staff and students are invited to stop by with President Hawkinson during his open hour 3:30 p.m. Monday, April 3, 301 Stratton Administration Center. President Hawkinson welcomes your thoughts, concerns and suggestions regarding KU. If you are planning to stop by, please call the Office of the President, 610-683-4101 to RSVP.

Office of the President

Natasha Paremski in Recital

World-renowned pianist, Natasha Paremski, who reveals an astounding virtuosity and voracious interpretive abilities with her consistently striking and dynamic performances, will be in residence at Kutztown University April 3-6 and will perform a recital 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 3, Schaeffer Auditorium, with works by Chopin, Ades, Balakirev and Ravel. Paremski will also host master classes April 4-6.

Maria Asteriadou, Department of Music

Kutztown University Radio Listenership Survey

Kutztown University Radio is conducting a fun listenership survey of our listeners, which consist of students, faculty, staff and community members. Please take a few minutes to fill out the survey, even if you have never listened to KUR before.

Mike Regensburger, Kutztown University Radio

Summer Kids Art Camps

Registration for the kids summer art program is now open. Nine new classes for children entering grades 1-9 will be taught by KU alumni this summer in the Sharadin Arts Building. For more info and registration links, please click here.

Karen Stanford, College Of Visual & Performing Arts

Small Business Internship Initiative at KU

Sign up for this free training 10 a.m. Monday, April 24, 274 MSU. Topics will include accounting/budget, business financing, business plan, business start-up/preplanning, customer relations, internet/web training, managing a business, marketing/sales and social media technology. We are excited to introduce you to our Small Business Internship Initiative. This innovative program helps small businesses and college students connect and get the most out of their collaboration. At our in-person events, you have the opportunity to meet Kutztown University students who are looking for part-time and full-time employment. At this event, you have several options to help you expand your business. You can hire a student-intern for course credit, part- or full-time employee(s), or a May graduate. If you are looking to take your business to the next level but are not financially secure yet, consider hiring a summer worker. Summer positions provide students a great opportunity to gain knowledge and experience in the job market, while not requiring a long-term commitment or salary from the employer. We look forward to helping you find the perfect candidate for your business.

Rachael Wolfe, KUSBDC

Upcoming Events
Date Time Event
April 3 3:30 p.m. President's Open Hour
301 Stratton Administration Center
April 3 7:30 p.m. Natasha Paremski
Schaeffer Auditorium
April 5 1 p.m. Maintenance Appreciation Day
Lobby, Sharadin Arts Building
April 6 4 p.m. University Senate Meeting
103 Academic Forum | Zoom
Date Time Event
April 4 2:30 p.m. Softball vs. Millersville (DH)
North Campus Field (Live Stats | Video)
April 4 3 p.m. Baseball vs. Wilmington
North Campus Field (Live Stats | Video)
April 6 6 p.m. Acro&Tumbling vs. Caldwell and ESU
Keystone Arena (Video)
April 7 2 p.m. Baseball vs. Shepherd
North Campus Field (Live Stats | Video)
April 8 1 p.m. Women’s Lacrosse vs. Shippensburg
Keystone Field (Live Stats | Video)

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.