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August 5, 2015


The Daily Brief



On July 28 the Kutztown University GEAR UP Program hosted 18 rising 8th graders from the Allentown School District for a one-day student-athlete summer camp. Visiting students enjoyed playing sports in the Student Recreation Center while learning more about what it takes to succeed as a student-athlete at Kutztown University. A special thanks to Greg Bamberger, Laura Fahy, Amy Sandt and Joe Schwartz for their support in making this event happen.  The GEAR UP program will be accepting proposals for future summer camps at Kutztown University (due October 2015); for more information please contact Peter Bond at


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3:30 p.m.             Transfer Information Session



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


High pressure dominates the eastern seaboard. Sunny skies can be expected. High temperature in the mid 80s. Winds west at 5-9 mph.




Office Manager, Association of State College and University Faculties (APSCUF, the collective bargaining agent) at Kutztown University.

Duties:  Manage the APSCUF/Kutztown University office on behalf of 450 plus faculty and athletic coaches members; coordinate with state APSCUF headquarters, coordinate all correspondence activities with various constituencies, maintain office file system, schedule and make arrangements for a variety of meetings, help organize faculty and coaches, and assist with and any other general office manager tasks and organizational needs as required.

Required:  Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; and at least two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience preferably in a union setting; ability to deal appropriately with confidential information.  Ability to work with the MS Office suite and some social media and websites, and an understanding of data bases.

Preferred:  Experience with labor union environment; experience as an office manager; ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously; self-motivated, flexible individual with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

This is a nine month full-time, summer half-time position with year-long full benefits, beginning as soon as possible. Starting salary is $28,552.40.  Liberal benefits and vacation package included.

Send cover letter, resume/job history and contact information for three references postmarked no later than Aug. 24, 2015 to:  Search Committee, APSCUF/KU Office, Room 203A, Old Main, Kutztown University, 15200 Kutztown Road, Kutztown, Pa. 19530 or fax to 610-683-4694 or email to

Applications will be reviewed as soon as they are received.

The Men's Basketball staff is hosting the 6th annual scholarship golf tournament on Friday, September 11. It will be held at Rich Maiden Golf Course in Fleetwood, Pa. Shot-gun start at 1 p.m. The fee is $100.00 per golfer/$400.00 per foursome. The fee includes Golf Cart and Green fees, Lunch, Post scramble Buffet and awards. If you do not play golf but would like to donate a hole sponsorship, just send us $100.00 and you will have signage placed at one of the holes. If you want additional information, please contact Tom York at or call 610-683-4366(O). We hope you can find time out of your busy schedules to join us on this exciting day and help support Men's Basketball.
                Thomas J. York, assistant men's basketball coach

For AFSCME & SCUPA Employees Only - Registration for PEBTF Get Healthy Know Your Numbers opened Aug. 3, 2015. Both the employee and covered spouse/domestic partner will need to complete this requirement by Dec. 31, 2015 for participant rates to be effective July, 2016. Registration instructions can be found in the Get Healthy Brochure which was mailed to all PEBTF Members. Kutztown University will again be hosting an onsite event for employees and covered spouses/domestic partners on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015 in the Georgian Room from 7:30 - 11:30 a.m.
                Jean Adam, benefits manager, Human Resources

The air conditioning on the 3rd and 4th floors at Boehm Science building will shut down on Saturday, Aug. 8 from 7:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. Preventive maintenance work is scheduled for the (2) air handlers that supply cooling to those floors. We apologize for any inconvenience.
                Kyle Mills, director, Facilities Operation & Maintenance




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