Daily Brief

Dec. 4, 2023

Anthes Named Assistant Dean of College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Kutztown University has appointed Madeline Anthes as assistant dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Anthes joins KU after serving for 11 years at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) and will assume her new role at KU Monday, Dec. 4.

University Relations


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

High pressure builds for today ahead of the next approaching system. Partly sunny skies are expected along with seasonal temperatures. High temperature near 47.


President's Open Hour

Faculty, staff and students are invited to stop by with President Hawkinson during his open hour 3 p.m. Monday, Dec. 4, 301 Stratton Administration Center. President Hawkinson welcomes your thoughts, concerns and suggestons regarding KU. If you are planning to stop by, please call the Office of the President, 610-683-4101 to RSVP.

Office of the President

President's Holiday Celebration

Dr. Kenneth S. Hawkinson and Mrs. Ann Marie Hayes-Hawkinson invite you and your family to a Holiday Celebration 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10, Georgian Room, Old Main. Kindly reply by Wednesday, Dec. 6 with the number of guests through the online reply form.

Office of the President

University Lost and Found

If you believe you have lost something, please visit the university lost and found website to browse our inventory using the link below. All items can be picked up at the McFarland Student Union Building Information Desk. Items must be picked up by noon Friday, Dec. 15.

Amanda Garcia, Student Union Operations

Monthly Blood Drive - Donors Needed

There are still plenty of timeslots available for the Miller Keystone Blood Drive Wednesday, Dec. 6. Use the link below to sign up as a donor.

Amanda Garcia, Community Outreach Center

Twelve Days of Deals - Day 4

Today is day four of " Twelve Days of Deals." Save 50% off long sleeve shirts. Each deal is valid until Tuesday, Dec. 12 and excludes other sales and promotions.

Kyle Rex, KU Campus Store

Free Flu Vaccines for Faculty and Staff

The KU Health Center has a limited supply of flu vaccines available for students, faculty and staff at no charge. The CDC recommends everyone receive an annual flu vaccine to protect against the spread of the virus. Call 610-683-4082, option 1 to schedule an appointment. 

Mandi Volkert, Health and Wellness Services


Join Us for the CSC355 Software Engineering Demo Day

The Department of Computer Science and Information Technology is proud to announce the fall Senior Seminar Software Engineering Demo Day 9 a.m. Monday, Dec. 4, 218 McFarland Student Union Building. Presentations are 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m and poster sessions are 1:30-3:30 p.m. Students have worked for two semesters on their projects, including web, mobile, PC applications and a fingerprint scanning application. Plan on attending all or part of the day, live and in person. Thank you for your support of our students.

Donna DeMarco, Department of Computer Science and Information Technology

Clay Club's Holiday Sale

Clay Club's Holiday Sale will be held 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 4, Table D, McFarland Student Union Building. Visit us to meet ceramics students and discover the beautiful artwork they are offering for your holiday gift giving (or a treat for yourself).

Gwendolyn Yoppolo, Clay Club

Upcoming Events
Date Time Event
Dec. 4 9 a.m. Software Engineering Demo Day
218 MSU
Dec. 4 10 a.m.  Clay Club Holiday Sale 
Table D, MSU
Dec. 4 3 p.m. President's Open Hour
301 Stratton Administration Center
Dec. 5 10 a.m. Pet Therapy Day
218 MSU
Dec. 5 7:30 p.m. Latin Ensemble Concert
Schaeffer Auditorium
Dec. 6 7:30 p.m. Jazz Ensemble II Concert
Schaeffer Auditorium
Dec. 7 2 p.m. VPA Associate Dean Search Candidate 2
202 Acadaemic Forum
Dec. 7 4 p.m. University Senate Meeting 
103 Academic Forum
Dec. 7 7:30 p.m. Jazz Ensemble I Concert
Schaeffer Auditorium
Dec. 8 1 p.m. COB Associate Dean Search Candidate C
106 de Francesco
Dec. 10 1 p.m. President's Holiday Celebration
Georgian Room, Old Main

Football Wins Regional Title for First Time in Program History

Kutztown University scored touchdowns on its first three possessions and received a game-altering 100-yard interception return from Antaun Lloyd with 11:06 left in the fourth quarter to defeat 15th-ranked Slippery Rock 28-16 and win its first-ever NCAA Division II Super Region 1 championship Saturday afternoon. The victory sends the Golden Bears (12-2) into the national semifinals 3:30 p.m. EST, Saturday, Dec. 9, against No. 1 Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colo. The semifinal games will be carried on ESPN+ (subscription required).

Sports Information

Dec. 6 5:30 p.m. Women's Basketball vs. Holy Family
Keystone Arena
Video | Stats
Dec. 9 1 p.m. Women's Swimming vs. Kean
Keystone Natatorium
Dec. 9 3:30 p.m. Football at Colorado School of Mines
NCAA National Semifinals
Golden, Colo.
Video | Stats

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.

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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 .