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August 14, 2015


The Daily Brief


United States Senator Bob Casey will visit Kutztown University on Tuesday, Aug. 18, at 11 a.m. in Alumni Auditorium, MSU.  Senator Casey will be here to promote the Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act which went into effect July 1.  A short press conference will be held at 11 a.m. followed by a time for feedback and questions from students, faculty and staff.  The entire KU community is encouraged to attend if able. 


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

High pressure settles into our region. After some spotty morning fog, fair skies are expected. High temperature in the mid 80s. Winds west at 5-8 mph.





As part of Welcome Week, the Community Outreach Center will have a Day of Service on Saturday, August 29. We will be in South Dining Hall asking students going to and from lunch to participate in "10 minute mini-projects" to introduce them to the University vision and goal of having students engaged in service. We will also have the Miller-Keystone blood mobile here from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. We need help from faculty and staff through the donation of coupons, hygiene items, birthday supplies, etc. A full list of the needed supplies can be found using this link: If this is your first time logging into KUnited you may be asked a few questions to set up your profile and you log in using your KU credentials. (full email and password).


Items can be dropped off at the Community Outreach Center, MSU 281, in the box outside the room. If you have any questions please contact Jerry Schearer (x3-4923) or

                Jerry Schearer, Academic & Student Affairs




The Department of Electronic Media is proud to announce four recently announced nominations this year for the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. In the category of College/University Student Production - Arts and Entertainment / Cultural Affairs, KU received two of the four nominations. "Longwood Gardens"- Helen E Bieber, advisor, Jacob Wagar, videographer, Andrew Rothermel, videographer/audio, Jordan Lannan, editor, Nicholas Quartapella, editor.  "PBS39"- Helen E. Bieber, advisor, Marilyn Miller, videographer/editor, Shawn Thomas, producer/videographer.  For College/University Student Production - Long Form: Non-Fiction a nomination was given to "Married Life" - Cara Cotellese, faculty advisor, Len Barish, faculty advisor, Marilyn Miller, producer, Eliot Lerch, co-producer, Zachary Langdon, co-producer, Austin Mulhern, videographer, and Jerry Geleff, audio. Our fourth nomination was for Sports- Live Event "PSAC Women's Championship Basketball"-Cara Cotellese, faculty advisor, Matt Pachuilo, director, and Kate McMeans, assistant producer.


The awards ceremony will be held in Philadelphia on September 19.

                Helen Bieber, Chairperson, Dept. of Electronic Media



The Air Conditioning at deFrancesco Building will be shut down tomorrow, August 15, from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m. Repairs need to be made to the chilled water feed and return lines. The air conditioning will be restored once repairs have been made. We apologize for any inconvenience.
                Kyle Mills, director, Facilities Operation & Maintenance



Beginning Monday, Aug. 17 at 8 a.m., all student vehicles must be parked in one of the following parking locations and in white-lined spaces only through Sunday, Aug. 23 at 3 p.m.: C5, E2, B2, B3, A4 or A5 parking lots. This will allow both freshmen and upperclassmen who have yet to move in to have ample space near their residence hall to unload their belongings. Tickets will be issued to those who do not comply.  All other parking regulations are currently being enforced. Please direct any questions to extension 34860 or






Monday - Sunday

August 10 -16

Bears Den - Starbucks

7:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

South Side Café - Grill

Breakfast 7 - 9:30 a.m.

Lunch 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Dinner 4 - 6:30 p.m.



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