Daily Brief

March 9, 2023

Admiral Rachel L. Levine speaking at the annual Social Work Communtiy Forum

Admiral Levine Speaks as Keynote at Social Work Community Forum

Admiral Rachel L. Levine, Assistant Secretary for Health for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, was the keynote speaker on the topic of the opioid crisis at Friday's 19th annual Social Work Community Forum. The event brought together social work professionals, university community members and community leaders to raise awareness and develop solutions to community needs, particularly as they pertain to families.

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President Hawkinson and Kutztown Borough mayor Jim Schlegel

Town/Gown Commitment

President Hawkinson and Kutztown Borough mayor Jim Schlegel hosted community leaders for their recurring Town/Gown meeting at the president's residence Monday, March 6, to discuss important topics and ways to continually improve the university's commitment to the local community.

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

High pressure brings another fair and breezy day, although less windy than recent days. High around 47.

Upcoming Events
Date Time Event
March 9 7:30 p.m. KU Presents:The Kingdom Choir
Schaeffer Auditorium
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 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 
Lobbies of Boehm, Sharadin, Old Main and McFarland Student Union
March 23 9 a.m. FYE Conference
McFarland Student Union
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.

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