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August 8, 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)

 

Yesterday looked and felt more like the depths of autumn with the cool temperatures and rainy skies. Today will be back to more of a summertime look and feel, but still a bit cloudy to start and still a little below normal temperature-wise. Morning clouds should give way to some sunshine with highs in the upper 70s and light northwest winds as high pressure resumes control.

 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

KU PRESENTS! SINGLE TICKET SALES BEGIN TUESDAY, AUGUST 8 AT 11 A.M.
KU Presents! will begin single ticket sales to the general public on Tuesday, August 8 at 11 a.m. If it is anything like previous years, all of our phone lines will be busy and voice mail will fill up fast. If your department receives calls, please ask patrons to be patient and continue trying to reach us at 610-683-4092. If they have left a message, we will get back to them as soon as possible. They also have the option of ordering online through our website. www.kutztownpresents.org.
                KU Presents!


 
BEAR'S DEN STARBUCKS
Aug. 8 - Sept. 1
At the Bear's Den Starbucks, receive a free tall coffee with the purchase of any whole bean coffee bags.


 
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Non-instructional positions open on campus on our job board at http://employment.kutztown.edu.

   

 

THE WEEK AHEAD

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.


 
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 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.


  
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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