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August 10, 2017

 

The Daily Brief

 

 

TODAY'S EVENTS

(Click Here for the Central Calendar)

 

None

 

 

TODAY'S WEATHER

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

 

One more mainly sunny day with high pressure still in control, but you may notice some clouds moving in later ahead of our next system. Highs in the mid 80s. Light south winds.

 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS


CONDOLENCE ANNOUNCEMENT
I am deeply saddened to share the news of the sudden, unexpected passing of Karen Lorish, a member of the Facilities family at KU.  She passed away suddenly on July 27.  Over the past 10 years, she has provided tremendous service to many of our buildings on campus and supported numerous University events.  Karen was very active in her community, where she volunteered her time in support of many events and activities.  Karen's presence will certainly be missed.  Please keep Karen's family in your prayers.  Condolences can be sent to The Lorish Family at 12 Ballfield Lane, Fleetwood PA 19522.
Read Karen's obituary here.
                Terry Brown, asst. vice-president, Facilities


  
LIBRARY ENTRANCE TO REOPEN
After a summer of detours, Rohrbach Library's Main doors will re-open on August 15.  We thank the campus and community for your patience.
                Jennifer A. Tanzos



UNIVERSITY SENATE MEMBERSHIP AND COMMITTEE UPDATES

University Senate committee and membership information has been updated on the Senate website (https://www.kutztown.edu/about-ku/administration/university-senate.htm) .  Please notify Mary Bononno, bononno@kutztown.edu of any adjustments to committee membership or University Senate representation.

 

 

THE WEEK AHEAD


FREE TICKETS TO THE READING PHILLIES LGBT NIGHT
Ticket Deadline August 11
KU is a new sponsor this year for the Reading Phillies LGBT Night on Wednesday, Aug. 16. We have 500 FREE TICKETS to give away to anyone who would like to attend the 7:05 p.m. game. Here's what else is going on that night:
August 16: Phillies vs Bowie
·         Appearance by SpongeBob SquarePants & Patrick
·         "Grammy Award Winning Guitarist David Cullen" in Concert - Happy Hour: $1 OFF Beer & Pre-Game Concert - Not Your Father's Root Beer
·         Kids Happy Half Hour: 30 Minutes FREE Phunland - Redner's Warehouse Markets Pre-Game Catch on the Field: FREE Baseball (K100)
·         Bellco Federal Credit Union LGBT+ Night / Reading Pride Celebration Bicycle Celebration Night

For tickets, please email Cindy Jones, at jones@kutztown.edu with the number you would like by Friday, Aug. 11. You can stop by the Women's Center, OM 126 to pick them up in advance, or we can hold them and you can pick them up at the game.


 
BRADLEY MAYER MEMORIAL RUNNING MAN 5K
Saturday, August 12
Registration is now open for the Bradley Mayer Memorial Running Man 5K, and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk, on Saturday, August 12. Proceeds will go toward creating a scholarship in memory of the late Wilson High School and KU cross country team captain. Mayer passed away last summer in a car accident. He was a 2011 graduate of Wilson High School and 2015 Cum Laude graduate of Kutztown University, where he earned a BS in mathematics and a minor in computer science. Optional online registration can be found at www.pretzelcitysports.com. For more information, contact race director Rhonda Mayer at rmayer@tompkinsins.com or by phone at 610-927-9740.  Click here for complete information.


  
WRESTLING AND WOMEN'S GOLF 2017 SCHOLARSHIP OUTING
August 12, 1 p.m.
Registration is now open for the Kutztown University wrestling and women's golf programs annual scholarship golf outing on Saturday, August 12 at the Rich Maiden Golf Course in Fleetwood, Pa. Shotgun start is set for 1 p.m.  The cost is $75 per golfer or $300 for a full foursome, and covers green fees, golf cart, post-scramble buffet and awards, and beverages around the course. There are also sponsorship opportunities that include signage at a tee box and information at sign-in/registration and dinner.  For more information about registration or becoming a sponsor, please contact head wrestling & women's golf coach Robert Fisher at rfisher@kutztown.edu or at (484) 225-3024.  Registration Information & Brochure


 
FIRE HYDRANT FLUSHING
Facilities is performing the annual hydrant flushing this week. Please contact the Work Control Center at ext. 3-1594 if you experience discolored water in your bathroom fixtures.
                Tom Green, director of facilities energy management and campus utilities.


  
OLD MAIN FLOOR REFINISHING
Aug. 1 - 20
Selected wood floors in Old Main will be refinished during August 1 - 20. Wood floors in classrooms 136, 138, 140 and 141 will be redone. Wood landings outside of the D wing elevator on 1st and 2nd floors will be refinished. The F Wing's wood hallways on 1st and 2nd floors will be renovated, as well. Please make sure not to cross caution-taped areas while refinishing is ongoing. Thanks for your cooperation. If you have questions please contact Paul Mackewicz, Custodial Manager at ext. 6-4170 or email at mackewic@kutztown.edu.

 

 


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