Daily Brief

June 26, 2023

Summer Music Festival 2023

The Kutztown University Summer Music Festival returns July 1-8. Fifty-five talented students from around the world join forces for a one week, fully immersive musical experience, working with the festival's renowned roster of devoted musicians and pedagogues. Concerts and workshops are free and open to the public. Full schedule can be found online.

University Relations

Camp Connect

Kutztown University Master's in Counseling students volunteered their time along with Dr. Patricia Brenner from June 19-22 to serve as camp counselors for Camp Connect. Camp Connect is a free Grief and Loss Camp for students ages six-sixteen. Two camps have been conducted each summer for nine years with the exception of the pandemic year of 2020. Grants for the camp are obtained from Jan's Circle of Friends and Berks County Office of Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities. In addition supplies and merchandise are provided by Berks County businesses such as Wood to Wonderful, Kona Ice, and the Reading Phillies. The camp office is located at the Berks County Intermediate Unit under the direction of Rodney Good.
Photo from left to right: Amanda Farr, Logan Crossley, Lucrecia Maldonado - Figueroa, Dr. Brenner, Rebecca Dougherty and Sami Cartagena.

Patricia Ann Brenner, Counselor Education & Student Affairs


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

An upper-level trough and associated cold front passes during the day. Possible severe weather possible later in the day. Storms may produce heavy rain and strong winds. High temperature near 84.


Kutztown University Campus Store Inventory

KU Campus Store is having its annual inventory begin 8 a.m. Tuesday, June 27, through Monday, July 1. All web orders submitted after Tuesday, June 27, will be processed Monday, July 3, starting at 8 a.m. If you need assistance during these days, please do not hesitate to call us at 610-683-4099, email us at bookstore@kutztown.edu.

KU Campus Store

Purchasing Cards - Year End

Purchasing card transactions posted on or before June 30 will utilize your FY 2023 budget. Please take into consideration that credit card transactions could take 3-5 business days to post. Please plan accordingly if you are using your FY 2023 budget. Any transactions that post after June 30 will utilize your FY 2024 budget.
Cardholders should have their receipts uploaded and transactions signed off by July 6. Managers should approve their team’s transactions by July 10.
Please contact Accounts Payable – Pcard Support with any questions.

Tammy Moyer, Financial & Business Services

Receiving Merchandise - Year End Due Date

A reminder all merchandise delivered on or before June 30 must be received in SourcePoint by the requisitioner before the end of the day on June 30. Any items received after June 30 will be applied to your FY 2024 budget.
For any questions, please contact Accounts Payable at apinvoice@kutztown.edu.

Tammy Moyer, Financial & Business Services

Murshed Presented in 2023 AMA Marketing and Public Policy Conference

Dr. Feisal Murshed presented a paper titled “Sustainability Performance of SMEs: A Configurational View of the interplay of Strategic Orientations and Environmental Conditions” at the 2023 AMA Marketing and Public Policy Conference held in Arlington, Va., June 8-10. In addition, he also chaired a session on “Corporate and Consumer Pro-Environmental Behavior.” Dr. Murshed has published at the intersection of sustainability, organizational justice and corporate social responsibility that is germane to actions of consumers, businesses and policymakers. This is considered the leading conference in this realm.

Feisal Murshed, Business Administration

Upcoming Events
Date Time Event
July 4 All Day Independence Day
University Closed

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.

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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 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 .