Daily Brief

July 17, 2020

Peering over a flower bed of black-eyed Susans is a right view of the Academic Forum, stairway, pillars and glass front.


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

A warm front will slide through in the morning giving us a chance for showers. Some of the showers may be heavy. A weak cold front moves through in the afternoon and provide a chance for thunderstorms. High temperature in the mid-80s. Winds west at 5 mph. Rainfall between 0.1-0.25 inch with higher amounts where storms occur.


Please welcome Kittie DeLuca Pain as the new director of Graduate Admissions beginning Monday, Aug. 3. Kittie has more than 15 years of experience in graduate student recruitment, admissions and enrollment, with a strong background in graduate planning, marketing and outreach. She can be reached at 610-683-4203 (104 Boxwood House).
     Anne Zayaitz, provost and vice president for Academic Affairs

The Department of Political Science and Public Administration wishes to share with the KU community the passing of our former departmental colleague, James E. Brasted, Feb. 16, 2020. Professor Brasted was a member of the department from 1965 to 1999 and the chair of the department from 1980 to 1987. He specialized in the American politics and the American Presidency. He was one of the founding members of the KU chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, Political Science Honor Society. He is fondly remembered by retired colleague Dr. Robert Partel and current department members. Read his obituary here.
     Robert A. Portada III, Department of Political Science

The Protection of Minors training needs to be done by all faculty, staff and student workers every academic year. You should have received an email from LawRoom in regards to this training. The login ID and password are randomly generated, so if you need to, you can “reset” the password. Thank you for your attention to this annual training.
     Jeanette Forster, Office of Human Resources


There are no face-to-face events scheduled at this time.

PSECU is proud to partner with Kutztown University to provide the campus community with affordable financial services. Learn how students can get a $50 bonus deposited into their PSECU account when they join by opening a checking account with debit card and sign up for digital banking. Go to psecu.com/students to learn more and to apply. If applying with one of our paper applications, include code "GET50." Please share this information with any KU student or with any of your family members who may be attending a school that offers PSECU membership. If you take classes at KU, you must select "student" in the PSECU application in order to qualify for this promotion. Please email kryan@psecu.com if you have any questions.
      Kelly Ann Ryan, PSECU


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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