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August 7, 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)

 

Low pressure to form over West Virginia and western Maryland and then track eastward up the Delaware Valley. This track coincides with a stalled frontal system. The system will have plenty of moisture to work with as localized heavy precipitation is likely. Watch out for flash flooding. High temperature near 80. Winds southeast at 5-7 mph. Rainfall between .75-1" with higher amounts in heavy rainbands.

 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

INTERIM CHANCELLOR APPOINTED
The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education have selected Clarion University President Karen M. Whitney to serve as interim chancellor beginning Sept. 12. Whitney, who began her tenure as president of Clarion University in July 2010, will serve as interim chancellor following Chancellor Frank T. Brogan's retirement from the System next month.



 
FIRE HYDRANT FLUSHING
The Facilities department will be 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.


 
FINAL CALL: HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH
If your department, office or student group is planning any kind of programming event, display or other celebration/recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month please contact Jerry Schearer, schearer@kutztown.edu, x3-4923 by Aug. 10 so that we can compile and cross promote. Your prompt response is appreciated.
                Jerry Schearer, associate dean for Inclusion and Outreach


 
KU PRESENTS! FACULTY & STAFF PRE-SALE TODAY 1 - 5 P.M.
Faculty and staff can stop by our office on the second floor of Schaeffer Auditorium TODAY between 1 - 5 p.m. to purchase individual show tickets before they go on sale tomorrow to the public. Information about our season can be found at www.kutztownpresents.org.
                KU Presents!

 

 

THE WEEK AHEAD

OLD MAIN BUILDING SURVEY
There is an exterior survey of the Old Main building (A,B,C,D,E,and F wings) that began on Aug. 2 and is continuing counter clockwise around the building on a 60' lift. The survey will take approx. 5-6 days. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Chris Scott at ext. 3-1562.


  

OLD MAIN FLOOR REFINISHING
Aug. 1 - 20
Selected wood floors will be refinishing in Old Main starting 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.


  

UNION DAYS AT THE READING FAIR,
Sunday, August 6 - Saturday, August 12.
Discounted tickets available at a cost of $7. Children three and under are free. Tickets entitle you to unlimited amusement rides, all music and entertainment, contests, and all agricultural and horticultural exhibits. Please contact Annette Christman for ticket information by emailing achristm@kutztown.edu or calling ext. 3-4540.
                Annette Christman, secretary, AFSCME



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

 

 


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