Daily Brief

Aug. 8, 2023

Photo of the Academic Forum with black-eyed susans blooming in front.



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

Low pressure which contributed to yesterday’s storms will bring a breezy day today with the return of partial sunshine. Much less humid feeling, too. A lingering isolated shower or thundershower cannot be ruled out. High of 79.


Old Main Fire Drill/Evacuation

On Tuesday, Aug. 8, at 10:30 a.m., there will be a fire drill/fire evacuation held in Old Main. It is important to be aware of the exit routes for your specific location in advance of an evacuation event. Please take a moment to review the appropriate evacuation map posted in the building for your area.

Public Safety

Tutoring Services

Tutoring Services provides free peer tutoring for students. Tutoring Services offers peer tutors, student course assistants, academic peer mentors and drop-in labs for Business, CRJ, CSC/IT, Math, POL-PHI and STEM courses. Starting Fall 2023, tutoring requests can be submitted through Starfish. For more information on this process, please visit https://www.kutztown.edu/about-ku/administrative-offices/tutoring-services.html. You can also 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.

Adam Troxel, Tutoring Services

The Kutztown University Writing Center Opens Tuesday, Sept. 5

Please have your students reach out to the KU Writing Center for help and to schedule a writing session concerning papers for any subject/discipline. Also, please include this information in your syllabi:

Faculty: Please use the following Google form to let us know if you would like an in-person or Zoom information session about the UWC or any in-class writing information sessions. Also, please let your students know that they can choose to have you notified after coming to the UWC for help with work from your class. Information Session Form: https://forms.gle/yhAn9jTuMbAwRe9x6

Students, two methods of tutoring, in-person and online, are available.
- To set up an in-person appointment, please call 610-683-4733 or email wrcenter@kutztown.edu. You can also just stop by the center.
Fall 2023 In Person Hours:
2-6 p.m. Sunday
2-8 p.m. Monday/Wednesday
11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

- To begin using the Writing Center online site and schedule an online session, please go to https://kutztown.mywconline.com. Please see our website for additional helpful instructions and screenshots:  https://kutztownwritingcenter.wordpress.com/.  
Fall 2023 Online Hours:
2-6 p.m. Sunday
11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
3-8 p.m. Wednesday
Noon to 4 p.m. Friday

Please direct any questions to pytleski@kutztown.edu.

Patricia D. Pytleski , University Writing Center

Employment Opportunities

These are the non-instructional positions open on our online job board at http://employment.kutztown.edu (Menu to OOC postings):

Job Number Job Title Job Term Advertise To
2023-0051 Vector Control Specialist Full Time Continuous
2023-0069 Vector Control Specialist Full Time Continuous
2023-0070 Groundskeeper / Laborer Full Time Continuous
2023-0077 Patrol Officer Full Time Continuous
2023-0082 MR2 HVAC/Plumbing Full Time Continuous
2023-0083 Night Maintenance MR2 HVAC/Plumbing Tu-Sa Full Time Continuous
2023-0088 PT Veteran Services Assistant Part Time 9/11/23
2023-0100 Patrol Officer Trainee Full Time Continuous
2023-0123 Assistant Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Full Time 8/7/23
2023-0126 Art Education Department Secretary Full Time 8/14/23
2023-0129 Residential Student Assistance Coordinator (9m+1m) Full Time 8/20/23
Assistant Coach Pool 23-24 Assistant PT Coaches Pool Full Time 6/28/24
Clerical Pool 23-24 Clerical Assistant 2 Pool Full Time 6/28/24
Custodial Pool 23-24 Custodial Worker 1 Pool Full Time 6/28/24

Upcoming Events
Date Time Event
Aug. 8 10:30 a.m. Fire/Evacuation Drill
Old Main
Aug. 21 8 a.m. Return to Standard Administrative Office Hours

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 , 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 Office of Social Equity, Old Main A-Wing, Room 02, by phone at 610-683-4700 or by e-mail at . Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Kutztown University does not discriminate on the basis of sex and prohibits sex discrimination in any education program or activity that it operates, including admissions and employment. Any inquiries regarding the application of Title IX at Kutztown University may be made to Bradley Davis, the university’s Title IX coordinator, located in Old Main A-Wing, Room 02A, by phone at 610-683-4782 or by email at . You may also contact 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 e-mail at .