Daily Brief

Feb. 28, 2022

Agents of Change - Tracey Gibson-Jackson

Tracey Gibson-Jackson '96 found her passion for student affairs through her experiences of being involved in the KU community. Now, she works at Northwestern University as the director of Student Organizations and Activities. This February marks the one-year anniversary of the scholarship that she founded for low-income, first-generation Black and Brown students. "I wanted an immediate impact because I know students are struggling still."

Kutztown University Foundation


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Farewell to Amy Ridenour

Please join us as we say farewell and thank Amy for her contribution to the university. Amy has provided more than five years of service to the university as part of the Office of the President planning special events. Please send her your best wishes as she starts a new chapter in her journey.  Notes can be sent to ridenour@kutztown.edu.

Toyia Heyward, Office of the President

Correction: Officer Brandon Kendall Announcement

On behalf of the members of the Kutztown University Public Safety and Police Services. We would like to take this opportunity to thank officer Brandon Kendall for his thirteen years of service to the KU campus community. Officer Kendall has accepted a position with the Fleetwood Borough Police Department. We wish you the best of luck.

David Drezek, Public Safety and Police Services

Week Two: Student Research Series

Attention faculty teaching CMP, Senior Sem, Research Methods and Faculty Research Mentors: Please encourage your students to attend Week 2 of the UGRC Workshop Series. Guest Speaker: Dr. Amy Lynch-Biniek, professor of English, "Expressing Your Purpose: Finding a Focus for a Project and Writing an Abstract."

Lynn M. Kutch, Undergraduate Research and Creativity

Drop-In Wellness: Show Up for Yourself on Mondays

Drop-in Wellness: Show Up for Yourself, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Monday, 119 Beck Hall, Health and Wellness Center. Stop by and enjoy snacks, beverages, music, activities and the creative and relaxing area to start your week. For more information, contact Amelia Colon at HPSprograms@kutztown.edu

Frances Cortez Funk, Health and Wellness Center

Upcoming Events
Date Time Event
February Black History Month
Across Campus
Feb. 12 -
March 6
Eastern Central Pa. Scholastic Art Awards
The Miller Gallery
Feb. 28 10 a.m. COVID-19 Testing
East Gym, Student Recreation Center
Feb. 28 7:30 p.m. Music Monday
Georgian Room
March 2 10 a.m. COVID-19 Testing
East Gym, Student Recreation Center
March 2  10 a.m. Jane Ammon Dissertation Defense
March 2 1 p.m. Open Hour with Provost
East Side, Old Main Concourse
March 2 5 p.m. Ash Wednesday Mass
Saint Christopher Catholic Newman Center
March 3 11 a.m. CVPA Faculty First Thursday
120 Sharadin, Zoom
March 3 11 a.m. KU Philosophy Club
312 McFarland Student Union
March 4 All Day Commission on the Status of Diversity Conference
218 McFarland Student Union
March 7 10 a.m. COVID-19 Testing
East Gym, Student Recreation Center
March 9 10 a.m. COVID-19 Testing
East Gym, Student Recreation Center
March 10 1:30 p.m. Council of Trustees Committee Meetings
322, 323, 324, 325 MSU
March 10 3 p.m. Council of Trustees Meeting - Public Session
250 McFarland Student Union

Date Time Event
March 2 5:30 p.m. PSAC Quarter Finals
W Basketball vs. TBD
Keystone Arena (Live Stats | Live Video)
March 3 4 p.m. W Lacrosse vs Caldwell
Keystone Field (Live Stats | Live Video)


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.

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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 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.