Daily Brief

Feb. 5, 2024

Wintery scene on campus.

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

An expansive high pressure over the Great Lakes will yield a sunny day. It is the start of a pleasant week of weather! High temperature near 46.


President's Open Hour

Faculty, staff and students are invited to stop by with President Hawkinson during his open hour 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 5, 301 Stratton Administration Center. President Hawkinson welcomes your thoughts, concerns and suggestions 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

NYTimes, WSJ and Washington Post Access

The library is pleased to remind the KU community that you have free online access to three of America's most popular newspapers: The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post. Instructions for how to sign up for an account or renew your access is located here. Please contact Bob Flatley at flatley@kutztown.edu with any questions or concerns. 

Bob Flatley, Rohrbach Library

Univeristy Curriculum Committee

The next University Curriculum Committee (UCC) meeting will be held Thursday, Feb. 22. The proposal deadline is noon Thursday, Feb. 8. Please submit proposals to the UCC SharePoint site. Contact Brian Meares at meares@kutztown.edu with any questions.

Brian Meares, University Curriculum Committee

40% Off Pawbucks Sale

Save 40% on apparel and gift at the KU Campus Store Monday, Feb. 5 (in store and online). Excludes other sales and discounts.

Kyle Rex, KU Campus Store


Spring 2024 Attendance Verification Process

The initial attendance verification for Spring 2024 courses – required federally for awarding of financial aid – will be available for faculty in Starfish beginning Wednesday, Jan. 31, and will remain open through Tuesday, Feb. 6. Faculty should indicate whether students have attended or have never attended by utilizing one of two flags. Please be sure to verify the attendance status of every student. For additional assistance, please visit Starfish in D2L, email starfish@kutztown.edu or call 610-683-4217.

Cheryl Brattley, The Center for Student Success & Academic Excellence

Upcoming Events
Date Time Event
Feb. 5 2 p.m. President's Open Hour
301 Stratton Administration Center
Feb. 6 4 p.m. Rock The Fountain
Schaeffer Little Theater
Feb. 8 11 a.m. Celebrating Black Literature
227 Beekey

Date Time Event
Feb. 10 2 p.m. Acrobatics and Tumbling vs. ESU and Gannon
Keystone Arena (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 , 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 .