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June 26, 2017


The Daily Brief

Ducklings saved from storm drains at Sharadin Arts Building.
Thanks to the quick thinking and coordinated efforts of Sharadin building staff, Public Safety and Facilities, nine ducklings were saved from the storm drains behind Sharadin and reunited with their momma. It was an amazing effort.



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9:30 a.m. Assistant Vice President and Dean of Students Open Forum, AF 103




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


Mostly sunny skies for the morning. An approaching cold front will bring the chance of an afternoon thunderstorm. Instability of the atmosphere looks marginal but the topography of eastern Pa. could generate some scatter thunderstorm activity. High temperature in the upper-70s. Winds west at 5-10 mph.




Friday, September 29 and Saturday, September 30
We cordially invite undergraduates, graduates, faculty, staff, activists and independent scholars to prepare presentations for the inaugural Gender and Sexual Minorities Conference at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, Friday, September 29 and Saturday, September 30. We encourage professionals from a wide variety of fields to submit a presentation and workshop proposals with specific learning outcomes focused on the topics of politics, healthcare, law, education, academic research, the arts and advocacy as it relates to the LGBT community. Proposals are due on August 4. For more information, please use the link provided here: If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at
                Christine Price, director, Women's Center and GLBTQ Resource Center

Our annual generator load testing has been scheduled for the following buildings and dates. These test dates are subject to the weather. Should changes be necessary based on the weather we will make notice as soon as we know the reschedule date.

7/5         Heat Plant
7/6         SDH outside
7/7         Dixon Hall
7/10       Facilities
7/11      Lehigh Hall
7/12       Schaffer
7/13       Boehm
7/14       Beck Hall
7/17       Sharadin Art
7/18       Academic Forum
****Stratton Administration is yet to be determined but will occur on a Saturday

This process will not interrupt the electrical service to the building. The only potential inconvenience may be the noise of the generator, primarily noticeable outside the building. In most interior building locations the noise is not audible or will be very faint. The test usually lasts between 2-4 hours, and the generators will start running about 9-10 a.m. on the designated day.
                Will Meeker, director of Campus Services, Facilities

KU Campus Store will be closed for annual inventory beginning noon on Wednesday, June 28, through Friday, June 30. We will reopen for normal hours of 7:45 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Monday, July 3. If you need assistance during these closed days, please don't hesitate to call us at 610-683-4099 or stop by our interior doors.
                KU Campus Store



An Open Forum for the university community to meet the Assistant Vice President and Dean of Students candidates will be held on the following dates:
                Candidate 1: Monday, June 26, at 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. in Academic Forum 103
                Candidate 2: Thursday, June 29, at 2 - 3 p.m. in the Academic Forum 103

The following retirement counseling sessions will be held during June:
Fidelity - June 29
Please visit the H.R. website for information on how to schedule a one-on-one counseling session.
                Jean Adam, benefits manager

July 1 - 9
All Kutztown University Staff are welcome to attend the Kutztown Folk Festival during your lunch break from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. free of charge. Please present your Kutztown University ID for admittance. The festival is scheduled from July 1 - 9. We look forward to seeing you.

Opening Night
Sunday, July 2, 7:30 p.m.
Schaeffer Auditorium
Festival faculty will perform beloved chamber works from all eras.

The Great Romantics
Monday, July 3, 7:30 p.m.
Georgian Room, Old Main
Festival faculty and students will perform some of the most celebrated works from the Romantic era.

American Fireworks
Tuesday, July 4, 7:30 p.m.
Schaeffer Auditorium
Students and faculty will showcase American favorites.

Music without Borders
Wednesday, July 5, 7 p.m.
Kutztown Park Band Shell, 440 East Main Street
A potpourri of classical and popular favorites performed by faculty and festival participants.

The Essence of the Piano
Thursday, July 6, 7:30 p.m.
Schaeffer Auditorium
A variety of works for piano(s) performed by festival participants.

The Edge of Expression
Friday, July 7, 7:30 p.m.
Schaeffer Auditorium
Performed by festival participants.

Passion and Precision
Saturday, July 8, 2 p.m.
Schaeffer Auditorium
Performed by festival participants.



Registration is now open for the Bradley Mayer Memorial Running Man 5K, and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk, on Saturday, August 12. Proceeds will go toward creating a scholarship in memory of the late Wilson High School and KU cross country team captain. Mayer passed away last summer in a car accident. He was a 2011 graduate of Wilson High School and 2015 Cum Laude graduate of Kutztown University, where he earned a BS in Mathematics and a minor in Computer Science. Optional online registration can be found at For more information, contact race director Rhonda Mayer at or by phone at 610-927-9740.  Click here for complete information.


Calling all golfers, please join us for The 11th Annual George Baldwin Maroon & Gold Football golf outing to be held Friday, July 28 with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. The tournament once again will be held at Rich Maiden Golf Course, Fleetwood. It is always a day of good food and drink, plenty of laughs, and a round of golf, a great way to spend a Friday. This outing is a major fund raiser for the PSAC East defending champion Golden Bear football team. To register or have questions contact asst. coach Jim Ketner, Keystone Hall 570-875-7263 or head coach Jim Clements,
                Jim Ketner, assistant coach



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