Daily Brief

Dec. 5, 2023

Outside of campus store

Holiday Faculty and Staff Appreciation Days

Faculty and staff will receive 35% off any regular-priced apparel and gift items and 15% off tech accessories and art supplies in-store Tuesday, Dec. 5 to Friday, Dec. 15 (discount cannot be combined with any other offers, does not include tech hardware and software). Please present your KU I.D. at the register to receive the discount.

KU Campus Store / KUSSI


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

Weak high pressure brings partly cloudy, cool conditions. High around 45.


Nuventive Training for Administrative Units

We invite all administrative units to participate in the Nuventive training that will provide an overview of the software and the basics of entering five-year program reviews into the system. Three dates and times are offered to accommodate schedules: 
 - 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 18.
 - 9 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 19.
 - 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 21.
Sessions will last approximately 30 minutes and will be delivered via Zoom. Meeting ID: 966 7220 4558. Passcode: 852050. In January, we will provide a second series of training sessions on entering annual operational goals and assessment results. Stay tuned for those dates. 

Karen Rauch, Office of the Provost

VPA Associate Dean's Search Candidate Two

Below are the dates and times for the open forums with the candidates for the associate dean of the College of Visual and Performing Arts. Links to the vitae will be active two days before the date the candidate will be on campus.
 - Candidate 2
2-3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, 202 Academic Forum.
 - Candidate 3
2-3 p.m. Monday, Dec. 11, 202 Academic Forum.

Tracy Reidenhour, VPA Associate Dean Search Committee

Rohrbach Library Exam Week Hours

Rohrbach Library will operate under the following hours for Exam Week:
 - 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8.
 - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9.
 - 10 a.m. to midnight Sunday, Dec. 10.
 - 7:30 a.m. to midnight Monday, Dec. 11 through Thursday, Dec. 14.
 - 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15.
 - Closed Saturday, Dec. 16 and Sunday, Dec. 17.

Jennifer Tanzos, Rohrbach Library

Twelve Days of Deals - Day Five

Today is day five of "12 Days of Deals." Save 40% off bottoms. Each deal is valid until Tuesday, Dec. 12 and excludes other sales and promotions.

Kyle Rex, KU Campus Store

Sibs Day - Call for Activities and Programs

The Office of Student Involvement is planning Sibs Day for Saturday, Feb. 17 and we would love to showcase our wonderful campus through collaboration in the schedule of events. If you, a department, office or student organization would like to participate and host an event, please reach out to Laura Young, assistant director of Student Involvement (lyoung@kutztown.edu), as soon as possible. New program ideas and submissions should be submitted before Friday, Feb. 2.

Laura Young, Office of Student Involvement

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
2023-0182 NEW - Medical Records Assistant - PT - 9 months PT 12/17/23
2023-0187 NEW - Groundskeeper / Laborer FT 12/17/23
2023-0100 Patrol Officer Trainee FT Continuous
2023-0168 Landscape Maintenance Specialist FT 12/17/23
2023-0188 Teaching and Learning Developer FT 1/1/24
23-24 Asst Coaches 23-24 Assistant Athletic Coaches PT 6/28/24
23-24 Clerical Pool 23-24 Clerical Assistant Pool FT 6/28/24
23-24 Custodial Pool 23-24 Custodial Worker 1 Pool FT 6/28/24
OOC 23-16 Staff Attorney FT 12/8/23
Upcoming Events
Date Time Event
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
Dec. 11 2 p.m. VPA Associate Dean Search Candidate 3
202 Academic Forum

Women's Soccer Coaching Staff Named United Soccer Coaches Atlantic Region Staff of the Year

The Kutztown University women's soccer coaching staff of Erik Burstein, Maddy Reed and Rob Miller were named the United Soccer Coaches Atlantic Region Staff of the Year, as announced by the organization Friday, Dec. 1. It's the second recognition of the kind in program history (2016). 

Sports Information

KU Foundation to Host Football Watch Party

Join us this Saturday, Dec. 9, for a watch party to cheer on the Golden Bears as they kick off against Colorado School of Mines in the NCAA Division II national semifinals 3 p.m., Nancy Jean Stump Seiger ’54 Multipurpose Room, 218 McFarland Student Union. Event is free to attend. Snacks and refreshments will be served. Register here.

KU Foundation

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.

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 .