Daily Brief

June 25, 2021

Kutztown University students and professors gather around a table to review several graphic design pieces.

Kutztown University's Department of Communication Design was ranked eighth in Animation Career Review’s 2021 Top 10 Graphic Design School Programs in Pennsylvania. The 2021 list is Animation Career Review’s seventh annual ranking compilation for graphic design. More than 700 schools with graphic design programs were considered in preparation for this year's rankings. KU was the lone Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education institution recognized. Read More.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications


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

High pressure located over the Canadian maritime will hold strong for the day. Another sunny day in store. A little warmer than past couple of days but still quite pleasant. High temperature near 80. Winds south at 5 mph.


Human Resources will be moving from the Kemp Building, Monday June 28, and will be operating remotely until late July. Onsite fingerprinting will be suspended until we are relocated into the former Admissions House. Staff are available by phone, email, AskHR or Zoom, and may be available in person on campus by advance arrangement. If you need to speak with someone, voicemail messages will be checked regularly and returned in a reasonable amount of time. If immediate attention is needed, please call Danielle Santos at 610-683-4700. We appreciate your patience during this transition.
     Jennifer Weidman, Office of Human Resources





June 28

1-3 p.m.

Dorothy Siravo Retirement Gathering
115 Sharadin Arts Building

July 5

All Day

Independence Day Observed
University Closed

The Department of Art congratulates Dorothy Siravo on her retirement at the end of June. Dorothy began her KU career in the Office of Academic Affairs in 2008 before becoming secretary for the Departments of Geography and Art. She has been a wonderful colleague and great advocate for the arts and geography, and she was awarded the CVPA Award for Staff Excellence this spring. Please stop by the Department of Art, 115 Sharadin Arts Building, 1-3 p.m., Monday, June 28, to congratulate Dorothy and enjoy some refreshments. Thank you, Dorothy, for everything.
     Daniel Haxall, Department of Art


Kutztown University Student Services, Inc. (KUSSI) is currently seeking an operations manager to provide operational and technical support to the organization, with a special focus on the retail side of the business. KUSSI is a non-profit affiliate of KU, and as such, all surplus from operations is used to fund student scholarships and to subsidize activity fees. For more information please use this link: https://www.indeed.com/job/operations-manager-15c33699a9ce535c. Any questions about this opening should be directed to KUSSI’s human resources coordinator, Leslie Maillie, at Maillie@kutztown.edu or 484-646-4173. WWW.KUBSTORE.COM
     Lisa Kowalski, KUSSI




June 24

Baseball Day Camp

June 24

KU Soccer Youth Day Camp

June 24–25

KU Men’s Basketball Day Camp

June 26 – July 1

Fellowship Christian Athletes

June 27–29

KU College Autism Readiness Retreat

June 27 – July 1

KU Art Institute


KU Swim Camp

Please make them feel welcome on our campus. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Office of Conference Services, 610-683-1359.
     Jason Garcia, Office of Conference and Event Services

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.

Notify the university of an accessibility concern

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.