June 7, 2023
Donner Appointed Freyberger Professor of Pennsylvania German Studies
Dr. William W. Donner, professor of anthropology, has received a two-year appointment as Freyberger Professor of Pennsylvania German Studies at the Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center, effective July 1. The Freyberger Professorship has been relaunched for the 2023-24 academic year as a faculty fellowship for the two-year appointment of a Kutztown University professor to coordinate the interdisciplinary Pennsylvania German Studies minor, pursue grant funding for the Heritage Center’s physical and programmatic needs and showcase leading scholarly research through the development of an annual Freyberger Professor Lecture Series.
KU Athletic Trainer Attends State Capitol in Support of High School Girls Wrestling
Shelby Hoppis, athletic trainer, recently attended the State Capitol in Harrisburg as a board member of SanctionPA, a nonprofit organization working to grow participation opportunities in the sport of wrestling. SanctionPA has advocated for and supported high school girls wrestling across the commonwealth and the PIAA approved and sanctioned girls wrestling for the 2023-2024 season May 17. The Pennsylvania Senate recognized this year's girls wrestling high school state champions, with Hoppis in attendance.
Low pressure continues to meander in eastern Canada. Big story will be the continued smoke. Some improvement is possible after daybreak, but another thick plume of smoke is projected to pass in the afternoon. Air quality remains very poor. High temperature near 75.
Employee of the Month
Now is the time to submit nominations for the May 2023 Employee of the Month.
Alexis Martin, Human Resources
Faculty and Staff Appreciation Luncheon
The annual Faculty and Staff Recognition Picnic will be held 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 14, in the O’Pake Fieldhouse. Awards presentation will begin at 12:15 p.m. Please RSVP by Wednesday, June 7 through the online form.
A list of all the honorees is available on the Human Resources page of the Kutztown University website.
Office of the President
All travel expense reimbursement requests for travel through May 31 should be submitted through the Travel Management System no later than June 10. For travel reimbursements for June 1-30, the travel expense reimbursement must be sent to Accounts Payable no later than July 10. Travel reimbursement requests turned in after July 10 will be applied to your FY 2024 budget.
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Tammy Moyer, Financial & Business Services
George Baldwin Maroon and Gold Football Golf Outing
June! The golf game should be rounding into form. Please consider joining the Golden Bear football staff for this year's George Baldwin Maroon and Gold Football Golf Outing, Friday, July 21, with a shotgun start at 1:30 p.m., hosted by Rich Maiden Golf Course, Fleetwood. It is a great day of golf, food and fun. For questions please contact Jim Clements at ext. 3-4362 or Jim Ketner 570-875-7263. Registration link included.
Jim Ketner, Intercollegiate Athletics
These are the non-instructional positions open on our online job board at https://employment.kutztown.edu (Menu to OOC postings):
|NEW - Patrol Officer Trainee
|Custodial Worker Supervisor - 2nd shift
|Vector Control Specialist
|General Maintenance Repairman 2 Housing Zonal Maintenance
|Labor Relations & Classification Manager
|Key & Lock / Card Access Specialist
|Production Coordinator - 10m
|Utility Plant Helper
|Vector Control Specialist
|Groundskeeper / Laborer
|Management Tech for University Senate & Social Work
|Night Maintenance MR2 HVAC/Plumbing Tu-Sa
|Assistant Director of Admissions - Hispanic/Latino Recruitment
|2022-23 Assistant Athletic Coaches
|2022-23 Clerical Assistant Pool
|2022-23 Custodial Worker 1 Pool
|Coordinator of Board Operations and Trustee Relations (Internal)
|Shared Services Controller
|COT Committee Meetings
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|COT Plenary Session
|AFSCME Member Meeting
103 Academic Forum
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