Daily Brief

March 10, 2023

Ice Hockey to Compete at 2023 National Championship Tournament

The Kutztown University men's ice hockey division II club team is one of 32 teams that qualified for the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) College Hockey National Championship (formerly the CHF Federation Cup). KU is the 20th-ranked team in the tournament and will play March 10-12 at Ice Line Quad Rinks in West Chester, Pa.

University Relations


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

Low pressure moves in and delivers some wintry weather. The day will start off dry, but rain and sleet arrive by afternoon. High temperature near 40.


Business Intelligence Planned Outage

All Business Intelligence reporting will be down for maintenance noon Friday, March 10 through Sunday evening, March 12. The BI system and all reporting will return to service for users by start of business on Monday, March 13. During the planned maintenance period, users will not be able to access the Business Intelligence tab of the portal.

Heather Klotz, Budget Office

Save the Dates - COE Dean Search Open Forums

The search committee for the position of Dean of the College of Education invites students, faculty and staff to the open forum meetings with the candidates. Because this is a critically important position for the university, we hope that you will take time to attend all or part of the meetings and ask questions of the candidates. The search committee will be soliciting your responses to the candidates through a survey sent after the meeting. Curriculum vitae for each candidate will be posted the day before each campus visit.
- Candidate A: 3:30 p.m. Monday, March 20, 116 MSU
- Candidate B: 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 22, 116 MSU
- Candidate C: 3:30 p.m. Monday, March 27, 116 MSU

COE Dean Search Committee

University Senate Update

Our long-serving and hard-working management technician, Mary Bononno, has accepted a position in the Institutional Research office. Please be advised that all correspondences for University Senate should be sent to senate@kutztown.edu until further notice. Our best wishes to Mary on her new position.

Deryl Johnson, University Senate

New Procedure-Catering Invoicing

Effective Thursday, March 9 all Aramark catering invoices will be sent via email from Erica Gerber, Gerber-Erica@aramark.com. Ensure the purchase order number is indicated on the invoice and send it with approval to pay to apinvoice@kutztown.edu. You will receive an email notification to approve the invoice in SourcePoint once Accounts Payable enters the invoice for payment. Please follow the instructions to approve a service in SourcePoint. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to Accounts Payable or Erica Gerber.

Erica Gerber, Dining Services

APSCUF-KU Student Scholarships Spring 2023

The Association of Pennsylvania State College & University Faculties at KU will grant two $500 scholarships and The Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Retired Faculties at KU will grant two $250 scholarships to undergraduate students returning for Fall 2023. Recipients of the scholarships will be determined on the basis of their participation in campus service and solidarity activities as well as academic record. Please encourage your students to apply. For more information and instructions on how to apply, view the APSCUF-KU webpage. Deadline to apply is April 21.

Andrew Mashintonio, APSCUF-KU Student Liaison Committee

Special Hours

The Student Recreation Center hours:
- 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, March 10.
- Closed Saturday, March 11 through Sunday, March 12.
- 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, March 13 through Friday, March 17.
- Closed Saturday, March 18.
- Resume regular hours Sunday, March 19.
The Keystone Hall Swimming Pool hours:
- 8-9 a.m., noon to 1 p.m. Friday, March, 10.
- Closed Saturday, March 11 and Sunday March, 12.
- Noon to 1 p.m., 6-7 p.m. Monday, March 13.
- 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, March 14.
- Noon to 1 p.m., 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, March 15. 
- 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., 6-7 p.m. Thursday, March 16.
- 6-7 p.m. Friday, March 17.
- Closed Saturday, March 18.
- Resume regular hours Sunday, March 19.

Tracy Turner, Student Rec Center

Upcoming Events
Date Time Event
March 13-17 All Day Spring Break
No classes; Offices are open.
March 17 11 a.m. Employee Planetarium Show - Planet Nine
Grim Science Building
March 20 3:30 p.m. College of Education Dean Search - Candidate A
116 McFarland Student Union
March 20 5 p.m. AFSCME Meeting
103 Academic Forum
March 20 6 p.m. Rape, Aggression and Defense Training
22A Old Main
March 22 11:30 a.m. AFSCME Local 2234 Representatives 
Boehm, Sharadin, Old Main and MSU
March 22 3:30 p.m. College of Education Dean Search - Candidate B
116 McFarland Student Union
March 23 9 a.m. FYE Conference
McFarland Student Union
March 27 3 p.m. College of Education Dean Search - Candidate C
116 McFarland Student Union

Gimbor, Weinberg set to compete at NCAA Division II Championships

Kutztown University wrestling will once again be represented on the national stage this weekend when redshirt freshman Dalton Gimbor (Bernville, Pa./Hamburg) and redshirt sophomore Matthew Weinberg (Philadelphia, Pa./Archbishop Ryan) compete in the NCAA Division II Championships at the Alliant Energy PowerHouse in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Sports Information

Date Time Event
March 11 Noon Baseball vs. Lincoln (DH)
North Campus Field (Live Stats)
March 11 1 p.m. Women’s Lacrosse vs. Lock Haven
Keystone Field (Live Stats | Video)
March 11 2:30 p.m. Baseball vs. Lincoln (DH)
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.

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.