Daily Brief

Aug. 25, 2022

President Hawkinson, Ann Marie, Wynnie and students on a walk

Walk with Wynnie Returns this Fall

Students, faculty and staff are invited to walk with Wynnie, the First Dog of Kutztown University, as she takes President Hawkinson and Ann Marie on a walk this fall semester, beginning Wednesday, Aug. 31. Walkers can meet at 5 p.m. on the patio behind the President’s house for a 45-minute walk around campus ending with light refreshments at the president’s house. Walks will take place Aug. 31 and Sept. 7. The walks will be canceled in the event of rain. Other dogs are welcome to attend. Pet waste bags will be provided.

Office of the President

Get Four Free Tickets to See Flexible Comedian Jonathan Burns

Born with the gifts of flexibility, curiosity, and goofiness, Jonathan Burns now uses these unique talents to astonish audiences around the globe. Fun, funny and flexible, this comic contortionist has  appeared on America’s Got Talent, The Late Late Show with James Corden, and Penn and Teller’s Fool Us.
All Tickets: $15. This special event is presented in collaboration with Kutztown University Involvement Services.
Faculty and staff can get four free tickets to Jonathan Burns show at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday Aug. 28.
Go to https://kutztown.universitytickets.com/, register with your KU credentials under Students/Faculty/Staff, create your account and access your tickets. Contact the KU Box Office with questions. boxoffice@kutztown.edu or 610-683-4092

KU Presents!


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

High pressure remains in control. High temperature of 88 degrees with relatively comfortable dew point levels for late August, as well. 


2022 Fall Semester Parking Information

Parking enforcement is scheduled to begin immediately. To obtain a parking decal please visit Vehicle Registration and Permits located at 107 Academic Forum. Please be reminded that faculty and staff are only permitted to park in yellow lined spaces, and students are only permitted to park in their assigned lots and in white lined spaces, not restricted spaces. 
Thank you in advance for your assistance and have a wonderful semester.

John Dillon, Public Safety & Police Services

Health Center Closed

The Health Center will be closed for the Faculty and Staff Convocation and Celebration Friday, Aug. 26 8 - 11 a.m. When the Health Center is closed, campus students contact Public Safety and Police Services at 610-683-4001 if medical care or assistance is needed. If you have an emergency off campus, call 911.

Mandi Volkert, Health & Wellness Services

Free Tickets and Transportation to Reading Fightin Phils LGBTQ+ Night

Join us for Pride Night with the Reading Fightin' Phils vs. New Hampshire Fisher Cats Tuesday, Sept. 6. Pick up your free tickets at the Boxwood House or the MSU Information Desk. The bus will depart from the MSU at 5:30 p.m. and will return at 10 p.m. The game starts 6:45 p.m. Register on Engage for the bus at the link below.

Diane Biehl, LGBTQ+ Resource Center

Professional Development Available from Disability Services

Did you know the Office of Disability Services provides professional development training to offices and groups on campus? Our goal is to share knowledge and information regarding the best ways our campus can include students with disabilities and neurodiverse needs. Our training provides information about creating inclusive spaces, working with students with different types of physical and mental disabilities, and being aware of sensory differences and awareness. If you are interested in receiving professional development through the DSO, please reach out to rutter@kutztown.edu to schedule a time.

Megan Rutter, Office of Disability Services

Upcoming Events
Date Time Event
Aug. 26 8 a.m.
9 a.m.
Faculty and Staff Convocation Celebration
Continental Breakfast
Schaeffer Auditorium


Persons with a disability, and who require accommodation, should notify the Disability Services Office two weeks prior to the event at 610-683-4108 or email DSO@kutztown.edu, TDD number: 610-683-4499, in order to discuss accommodations. Every effort will be made to provide reasonable accommodations. Please note: Kutztown University does not provide wheelchairs or other mobility devices.

Notify the university of an accessibility concern

Non-Discrimination Statement

Kutztown University does not discriminate in employment or educational opportunities on the basis of sex, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status. To discuss a complaint of discrimination, please contact the University’s Title IX Coordinator located in the Office of Social Equity, Old Main A-Wing, Room 02, by phone at 610-683-4700 or by email at pena@kutztown.edu or the Office for Civil Rights located in the Lyndon Baines Johnson Department of Education Bldg., 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20202-1100, by phone at 800-421-3481 (TDD: 800-877-8339), by fax at 202-453-6012, or by email at OCR@ed.gov.