Daily Brief

August 24, 2022

Women's Cross Country Ranked Seventh

The Kutztown University women's cross country team came in ranked seventh out of 18 teams in the 2022 Pennsylvania Athletic Conference preseason poll, released Tuesday. It's the highest preseason ranking for the program since the 2019 season.

Sports Information

Golden Bear Men Eighth in PSAC Preseason Poll

Kutztown University men's cross country, which placed eighth at the 2021 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Championships, was picked in the exact same spot when the PSAC released its 2022 Preseason Poll Tuesday.

Sports Information

Weather

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

Weak high pressure builds across the region. Sunny skies are expected. High temperature near 85.

Announcements

Faculty and Staff Convocation and Celebration

Please join us Friday, Aug. 26 for the Faculty and Staff Convocation and Celebration at Schaeffer Auditorium. Dr. Hawkinson and Cabinet members will provide university updates. Light breakfast will be available in the lobby starting at 8 a.m. and the program begins at 9 a.m. Please click on the link for the online registration.

Office of the President

Parking Permits

Parking Permits joined the Card Office in 107 Academic Forum. Contact information: parkingpermits@kutztown.edu and 610-683-4825.

Elizabeth Pflugler, Business Services

APSCUF-KU General Membership Meeting and Faculty Mixer

All APSCUF-KU members are welcome to join us at our general membership meeting and faculty mixer, 3:15-5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, in 103 Academic Forum and via Zoom. Please RSVP for the mixer at Saucony Creek Brewing immediately following the meeting from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the link below. Contact Annie Hungaski at apscufku@kutztown.edu or 610-683-4277 if you are not an APSCUF-KU member and want to attend or for more information. Feel free to visit our website.

Albert Fu, APSCUF-KU

AFSCME Board

The AFSCME Board currently has two open positions, vice president and secretary. If you are interested in one of these positions or would like more information on becoming a member, you can contact a board member for additional information. This information is located on the AFSCME boards located in the buildings across campus.

Dave Isett, AFSCME

Academics

Student Success and Academic Excellence

Student Success is excited to continue to provide personalized academic support for students. Please share the paragraph below about our services with your students and feel free to include the information in your syllabi. 
     Student Success and Academic Excellence provides students with individualized success plans, study skills support and connections to campus resources. The Student Success Center, 11 Rohrbach Library, offers one-on-one consultations on study skills, time management, note taking and learning strategies to enhance success inside and outside the classroom. For more information contact success@kutztown.edu or 610-683-4007.

Nancy Brynildsen, Retention and Student Success

Tutoring Services

Tutoring Services provides free peer tutoring for students. Tutoring Services offers peer tutors, student course assistants, first-year experience guides, academic peer mentors and drop-in labs for Business, CSC/IT, Math and STEM courses. The Tutor Request Form is available in MyKU under the academic resources tab. For more information contact Tutoring Services, 26 Rohrbach Library, 610-683-4207, tutor@kutztown.edu. Hours are:
- 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Thursday
- 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday
- Closed Saturday-Sunday
Please share this information with your students. For your convenience, the paragraph above can be used on a syllabus or course handout. If you have any questions please feel free to contact us at tutor@kutztown.edu.

Nancy Brynildsen, Retention and Student Success

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

Accommodations

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.