Daily Brief

December 20, 2019

Closeup shot of a male student taking notes during a lecture, with more students out of focus in the background


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

Cold arctic high pressure in place for the weekend. Sunny skies but it will be chilly. High temperature in the low 30s. Winds northwest at 5-8 mph.


With the upcoming holiday week, the Office of Mail Services would like to remind all departments to please prepare their USPS Mail, Express packages, UPS and FEDEX packages for processing no later than Monday, Dec. 23, to guarantee the mail will be posted and packages shipped out before the holiday break begins. There will be no FEDEX or UPS pick up on Tuesday, Dec. 24.
     Pamela Reinhart, Office of Mail Services

The Multicultural Center will be closed Monday, Dec. 23 through Wednesday, Jan. 1. Regular hours resume 8 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020.
     Faith Riedel, Multicultural Center

Happy retirement Rhonda Branford after 35 years at KU, 18 in the Multicultural Center. We wish you the best and enjoy your retirement. You will be missed.
     Faith Riedel, Multicultural Center


Dec. 25-Jan. 1

All Day

University Closed

Jan. 2


Administrative Offices Open

Dec. 20

5:30 p.m..

WBB vs. Slippery Rock
Keystone Arena (Live Stats / Video)

Dec. 20

7:30 p.m..

MBB vs. Slippery Rock
Keystone Arena (Live Stats / Video)

Dec. 21

5:30 p.m.

WBB vs. Edinboro
Keystone Arena (Live Stats / Video)

Dec. 21

7:30 p.m.

Men’s Basketball vs. Edinboro
Keystone Arena (Live Stats / Video)

Please extend your warm wishes to the students participating in the Kutztown London Study Abroad Program this year: Olyvia Nunez, Elizabeth Buchanan, Alyssa McDonald, Alexa Staehs, Austin Crowley, Dominique Despirito, Agostino D’Ancona, Maritsa Koukaras, Jennifer McDonald, Njari Sharif, Kerolos Akraz, Solé Ruiz, Lika Koss, Cassidy Muldoon, Rylee Hill, Lauren Parker, and Anthony Cucci. Follow their adventures on Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/kutzinlondon/
     Derek Mace, Kutztown University London Program

The Treehouse contract, for printer toner cartridges, will be expiring on Dec. 31. Going forward, please contact Sharon Young in IT for a quote for the best toner price.
     Mary Vink, Office of Procurement

The executive board hopes that you are in receipt of your “essential snack” bag. If not please contact a member on the board so we can arrange pick up. Please be aware that we will be refilling the bags in the Spring 2020 semester. Please return your bag when empty to one of the executive board members by Jan. 31, 2020. Be sure to include your name with the bag. We appreciate all that you do to keep Kutztown University running smoothly on snow emergency days.
     Christina Ferris, AFSCME 2234

Monday, Dec. 16, though Friday, Jan. 17:
– Clinical Services: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
– Administrative Services and Health Promotions and Alcohol and Other Drug Services: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
All offices are closed, Monday, Dec. 23, through Wednesday, Jan. 1.
– On campus medical emergencies call Public Safety ext. 3-4001.
– Off campus medical emergencies call 911.
– For urgent care or non-emergency medical transportation information see our Clinical Services/Resources webpage.
– Counseling and Psychological Services: Closed Monday, Dec. 16, through Monday, Jan. 20, 2020. Mental health emergencies contact Service Access and Management, Inc. (SAM) at 877-236-4600, 610-236-0530 or go to the nearest hospital emergency room.
     Dolores Hess, Health and Wellness Services

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

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.