Daily Brief

March 14, 2022

Jim Ludlow, Khadijah McPherson and Dr. Hawkinson smiling together in an Old Main boardroom

Student Presenter at Council of Trustees Meeting

Pictured left to right: Jim Ludlow, chair, KU Council of Trustees; Khadijah McPherson, student presenter; and Dr. Kenneth S. Hawkinson, university president.

Ms. Khadijah McPherson, Master of Social Work, was the student presenter at KU's Council of Trustees meeting Thursday, March 10. Student presenters share a little about themselves and their experiences at KU.

University Relations

Student and career services staff member shaking hands and smiling over a desk

Mock Interview Mania in the Career Center

The Career Center hosted 17 volunteer employers who offered practice interviews for more than 100 juniors and seniors March 7-10.

Career Development Center

PA SBDC Celebrates Sixth Annual National SBDC Day

The Pennsylvania Small Business Development Center will celebrate the sixth annual National Small Business Development Center Day with a state of Pennsylvania SBDC address, Wednesday, March 16. Serving as guest keynote speaker will be Russ Starke, CEO of Think Company, PASBDC advisory board member and graduate of Kutztown University. Programming at the event includes a panel discussion spotlighting current challenges for small businesses in the areas of cyber security, rising agricultural costs, and supply chain logistics, due to international events. The public is invited to join the livestream on PASBDC social channels from 10:45 a.m. to noon. 

Francene Dudziec, Pennsylvania SBDC


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


Intermediate WordPress 2: Social Media & SEO

This webinar will discuss how to integrate social media platforms, CRMs e-commerce platforms, and other useful tools to professionalize your web presence. Register now and learn how to optimize your current WordPress site’s search engine presence. Meeting will be held 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 15, via Zoom. 


Final Courageous Conversation Session of the year

Enrollment management and student affairs is pleased to offer our final Courageous Conversation session of the year 2 p.m. Monday, April 4, 223 McFarland Student Union. Advanced registration is appreciated. Courageous Conversation is a interactive workshop on how to prepare for and engage in discussions around diversity, equity and inclusion issues with individuals or groups. Sign up here.

Jerry Schearer, Kutztown University

Upcoming Events
Date Time Event
March Women's History Month
Irish-American Heritage Month
March 14-18 Spring Break
No classes; Offices open
March 16 10 a.m. Assessment and Planning for Admin. Units
March 21 10 a.m. COVID-19 Testing
East Gym, Student Recreation Center
March 21 5 p.m. AFSCME Meeting
220 Boehm Science Building
March 21 6 p.m. RAD Training
22A Old Main
March 22 6 p.m. RAD Training
Georgian Room
March 23 10 a.m. COVID-19 Testing
East Gym, Student Recreation Center
March 24 6 p.m. RAD Training
Georgian Room

Date Time Event
March 16 4 p.m. Women’s Lacrosse vs. Wilmington
Keystone Field (Live Stats | Live Video)
March 18 2 p.m. Baseball vs. Lock Haven
North Campus Field (Live Stats)

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.

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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 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.