Daily Brief

June 27, 2023

New Exhibition at Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center Celebrates Barn Star Painter Milton J. Hill

Just in time for the Kutztown Folk Festival, a new exhibition celebrating the life and work of Berks County barn star artist Milton J. Hill opens Friday, June 30, and runs through Saturday, Sept. 30, in the gallery at the DeLight E. Breidegam Building, Headquarters of the Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center at Kutztown University. Through original works of art, cultural artifacts and ephemera, discover how this innovative, third-generation barn painter from Virginville, Berks County, preserved and transformed traditional barn decoration among the Pennsylvania Dutch.

University Relations

KUPD Recruits Begin Allentown Police Academy

We would like to welcome police recruits Jerel Foster and Kyle Latimer to the Kutztown University community. Recruit Foster holds an Associate in Criminal Justice from Lehigh Carbon Community College. Recruit Latimer holds an Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and a Master of Public Administration both from Kutztown University. Recruits Foster and Latimer will be beginning the 112th Allentown Police Academy in July. The campus community and the department wish you the best.

David Drezek, Public Safety & Police Services


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

Low pressure over the great lakes and an associated cold front will continue its journey through our area today bringing another unsettled day. Showers and thunderstorms could pop up at any time. Slightly less humid-feeling and slightly less warm, both compared to yesterday. High temperature around 78. Rainfall could accumulate around a half inch with localized higher amounts.


Power Outage

There is a scheduled power outage 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday July 1 to replace the transformer at Deatrick Hall. All buildings that will be without power are:
- Deatrick Hall
- Beck Hall
- Stratton Administration Building (NEW Section)
Those impacted by the outage should save and power down their computers prior to Saturday morning.
Thank you for your assistance and understanding.

Kyle Mills, Facilities Maintenance

Lunch at the Folk Festival

KU faculty and staff are invited to have lunch at the festival, July 1-9. You will receive free entry to the festival with your KU ID or business card weekdays 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The festival offers a variety of Pennsylvania Dutch foods, homemade soups and sandwiches plus festival favorites including sausage, potpie, corn fritters, funnel cake, shoo-fly pie and apple dumplings. Visit https://www.kutztownfestival.com for complete information on this year's festival.

Kutztown University Foundation

Employment Opportunities

These are the non-instructional positions open on our online job board at https://employment.kutztown.edu (Menu to OOC postings):

Job Number Job Title Job Term Advertise To
2023-0051 Vector Control Specialist Full Time Continuous
2023-0052 General Maintenance Repairman 2
Housing Zonal Maintenance
Full Time Continuous
2023-0055 Key & Lock / Card Access Specialist Full Time Continuous
2023-0069 Vector Control Specialist Full Time Continuous
2023-0070 Groundskeeper / Laborer Full Time Continuous
2023-0077 Patrol Officer Full Time Continuous
2023-0082 MR2 HVAC/Plumbing Full Time Continuous
2023-0083 Night Maintenance
MR2 HVAC/Plumbing
Full Time Continuous
2023-0100 Patrol Officer Trainee Full Time Continuous
2023-0107 Chief of Police Full Time 7/2/23
2023-0112 Assistant Softball Coach - FT Full Time 7/2/23
Asst Coaches 2022-23 Assistant Athletic Coaches Part Time 6/30/23
Clerical Asst Pool 2022-23 Clerical Assistant Pool Full Time 6/30/23
Custodial Pool 2022-23 Custodial Worker 1 Pool Full Time 6/30/23
OOC 23- 07 (internal) Coordinator of Board Operations and
Trustee Relations (Internal)
Full Time Continuous
OOC 23-10 Special Investigator Full Time 7/7/23
Upcoming Events
Date Time Event
July 1-8 Summer Music Festival
July 1-9 Kutztown Folk Festival
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 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

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 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.