Daily Brief

March 3, 2023

KU Signs Agreement for Biology Graduates to Enter Doctorate Program at Alvernia University

Kutztown University signed a five-year agreement with Alvernia University to allow Kutztown University biology graduates in the allied health track to continue their education in the accredited Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Alvernia University. Kutztown University students who graduate with a Bachelor of Science in biology: Allied Health will meet the prerequisites for admission into Alvernia’s graduate-level program. Upon successful completion of the program at Alvernia, students will graduate with a Doctor of Physical Therapy and be eligible to sit for any license-credentialing examinations for which the degree prepares its graduates.

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Lt. Lance Lillis of the Reading Police Department speaking to members of the Criminal Justice Association

Student Club Featured on WFMZ 69 News

Lt. Lance Lillis of the Reading Police Department spoke to members of the Criminal Justice Association Feb. 21. The event was covered by 69 News (WFMZ) and Ana Fratanduono, club president, was featured. To read the article click here.

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

Increasing clouds as the next system moves in. Rain in the afternoon giving way to a wintry mix by evening. High temperature near 43.


LAS Dean Search-Candidate C

The Open Forum will be held 2 p.m. Friday, March 3, 145 Boehm Science Center. The candidate’s CV is posted in advance on the LAS Search Website.

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Faculty Mentor Award Deadline Extended

The deadline for the faculty mentor award is Wednesday, March 8. The UGRC Faculty Mentor Awards Ceremony will take place Friday, April 21, as part of a special KU Inspires: Celebrating Research in the Arts. To learn more about the award and review past recipients click here and for nomination details click here.

Lynn Kutch, Undergraduate Research

Vote for the Kutztown Folk Festival

The Kutztown Folk Festival has been nominated for USA Today’s 10 Best Readers’ Choice 2023 for Best Cultural Festival. Please help us stay at No. 1 on the Leaderboard. You can vote every day through 11:59 a.m. Monday, March 20.

Heather Zimmerman, Kutztown Folk Festival

Upcoming Events
Date Time Event
March 3 8:45 a.m. Social Work Community Forum
Schaeffer Auditorium
March 3 9 a.m. Human Diversity Conference
March 3 2 p.m. LAS Dean Search-Candidate C
145 Boehm Science Center
March 6 2 p.m. President's Open Hour
301 Stratton Administration Center
March 6 3 p.m. CEL Advisory Board Meeting
Room 6 CEL Center, Rohrbach Library
March 8 Noon CMP Discussion
March 9 7:30 p.m. The Kingdom Choir
Schaeffer Auditorium
Date Time Event
March 4 4 p.m. Men's and Women's Tennis vs. Daemen
Hillcrest Raquet Club

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 , 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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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 Office of Social Equity, Old Main A-Wing, Room 02, by phone at 610-683-4700 or by e-mail at . Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Kutztown University does not discriminate on the basis of sex and prohibits sex discrimination in any education program or activity that it operates, including admissions and employment. Any inquiries regarding the application of Title IX at Kutztown University may be made to Bradley Davis, the university’s Title IX coordinator, located in Old Main A-Wing, Room 02A, by phone at 610-683-4782 or by email at . You may also contact 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 e-mail at .