Daily Brief

March 13, 2023

Fall 2022, Winter 2023 Degree Recipients

Kutztown University has conferred degrees for more than 430 students for the 2022 fall semester and 2023 winter session.

University Relations


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

Coastal low affects our area for the entire day. Periods of rain are expected. High temperature near 43.


March Parents and Family Bulletin

This month’s edition of the KU Parents and Family Bulletin has been sent to registered subscribers and can be found online.

University Relations

TRIO SSSP Career Closet Pop-up Shop

TRIO SSSP is accepting donations for gently used men’s and women’s professional clothing in preparation for spring graduation, employment and internship opportunities. Donations will be accepted Monday, March 13 until Thursday, March 23, 27 Rohrbach Library. The TRIO SSSP Pop-Up Shop will be available to KU students 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, March 27 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, March 28, 250 MSU. All proceeds will benefit the TRIO SSSP Scholarship Fund. To make a monetary donation visit https://give.classy.org/KUF and search TRIO Student Support Services. Your support is greatly appreciated.

Roxanne Grim, TRIO SSSP

Employee Planetarium Matinee

Faculty and staff, please join the Kutztown University Planetarium 11-11:45 a.m. Friday, March 17, Grim Science Building, for a free employee matinee "Planet 9". Other documentaries in this series:
- Apr. 20 – Incoming!
- May 11 – Black Holes - Journey into the Unknown

Kurt Friehauf, Department of Physical Sciences

AFSCME Member Meeting

Please plan to attend the AFSCME monthly membership meeting 5 p.m. Monday, March 20, 103 Academic Forum. At this month's meeting, Tom Tosti, director of District Council 88, will speak. Light refreshments will be provided.

Dave Isett, AFSCME

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

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

Ask Us Anything: Government Contracting Edition

Are you a small business interested in government contracting but don't know where and how to start? Are you a procurement-ready business experiencing difficulty navigating the government contracting marketplace? Maybe you are a business new to government contracting and have questions about 'what's next?' If this sounds like you and your business, join us for this virtual event and take advantage of an hour-long Q & A session with our SE PA PTAC team. This webinar is open to all levels and can benefit those who are only just considering government contracting all the way through businesses operating in the government marketplace. Take advantage of our team of government-contracting specialists who will be on hand to answer your general and specific questions on all things government-procurement contracting. Join the meeting 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 14, via Zoom here
Meeting ID: 974 9914 3225
Passcode: 126587
One tap mobile
+16469313860,,97499143225# US

Rachael Wolfe, KUSBDC

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
Date Time Event
March 18 Noon Baseball vs. Millersville (DH)
North Campus Field (Live Stats | Video)

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.