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August 11, 2017


The Daily Brief




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


Trough moving through the region at a very slow pace. Showers are possible throughout the day, becoming more numerous by the afternoon. Instability looks minimal so don't expect thunderstorm activity. High temperature near 80. Winds south at 5-7 mph. Rainfall less than .1".




For your safety, please avoid the west entrance of Beekey between 8 a.m. and noon, Friday, August 11. HVAC equipment is scheduled to be lifted onto the roof of Beekey Hall at this time.
                Kyle Mills, director, Facilities Maintenance

The Kutztown University Men's Basketball Team is hosting the 8th Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament Friday, September 8, at Rich Maiden Golf Course in Fleetwood, Pa. Shotgun start at 1 p.m. Lunch will be provided starting at noon and a catered dinner will be served after golf is completed. The cost is $100 per player or $400 a foursome. If you would like to sponsor a hole for the tournament, the cost is $100 and a sign will be made for you and placed at one of the 18 holes. If you are interested in playing or sponsoring a hole, please contact Tom York at or by phone at 610-683-4366. We hope you will take the time out of your busy schedules and join us for this special event to help support the Men's Basketball program.
                Thomas J. York, assistant coach, Men's Basketball

KU Study Abroad has maintained membership in the National Student Exchange (NSE) over the past ten years. Unfortunately, the number of KU students participating in NSE programs has been very low despite actively promoting the programs. As a result, KU has decided to terminate its membership with the National Student Exchange (NSE) effective July 2017.
                KU Study Abroad Program




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 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.

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 For more information, contact race director Rhonda Mayer at or by phone at 610-927-9740.  Click here for complete information.

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 or at (484) 225-3024.  Registration Information & Brochure

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.

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



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