Daily Brief

March 20, 2024

KU field hockey team.

University Marketing and KUF Win Awards

Congratulations to Chris Sponagle, multimedia producer, who won first place in the News/Event/Sports Photo category at the annual CUPPIE Awards. Chris took home gold for his photo of KU's field hockey team (above). CUPRAP is a professional organization committed to advancing higher education marketing and communications; the CUPPIE Awards are presented during its annual conference in March. Congratulations also goes to the Kutztown University Foundation (KUF) for taking second place in the Advancement Communications category for a stewardship mailer titled "Planting the Seeds of Success." KUF also placed third in the Capital Campaign category for "Together, We're Golden: The Campaign for KU - Videos from the Closing Event."

Leanne Recla, University Marketing

Band members posing in front of Pacific War memorial wall.

Stanley Speaks at San Francisco Museum

Dr. John Stanley, professor of History, was one of the guests at the opening of a traveling exhibit for the Weixian Internment/Concentration Camp at the WWII Pacific War Memorial Hall in San Francisco’s Chinatown Saturday, March 9. He gave a presentation, participated in the ribbon-cutting ceremony and was interviewed by Phoenix Satellite Television. Other significant attendees were Ms. Chen Baiwei (deputy director of the Shandong Foreign Affairs Office), Li Shiqing (deputy director of the Courtyard of the Happy Way and Weihsien Concentration Camp Museum), Mr. Jeff Wang (deputy mayor of Union City, Calif.) and Luo Shuang and Ms. Gao Xinhui (Chinese Consulate General in San Francisco).

Michael Gabriel, History


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

Sunshine giving way to increasing clouds. Some showers are likely from midday through the afternoon, some of which could contain gusty winds and even some small hail. High near 53.


Director of Equity and Compliance, Title IX Coordinator

The Division of Equity and Compliance is pleased to welcome Mr. Bradley Davis, Esq., as the university's new director of Equity and Compliance and Title IX Coordinator. He can be reached at 610-683-4700 or brdavis@kutztown.edu.

Jesus Peña, Division of Equity and Compliance

Chambliss Faculty Research Lecture featuring Dr. Tony Wong

Dr. Wing Hong Tony Wong, professor of Mathematics, will present KU’s Spring 2024 Chambliss Faculty Research Lecture titled “Get a Taste of Mathematical Research,” 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, Alumni Auditorium, 183 MSU. His presentation will discuss how to conduct mathematical research; the audience will have the opportunity to work and think like a mathematician by exploring a problem in number theory. In addition to the in-person event, this year’s Chambliss lecture will be available as a webinar on Zoom and will be uploaded to YouTube following the event. Click here to join Zoom.

Dr. Karen Rauch, Office of the Provost

Philosophy Club Meeting

The KU Philosophy Club will meet 11 a.m. Thursday, March 21, 323 MSU. Christian Van Slooten will present "Moral Error." All are welcome. Persons with a disability and who require accommodation should notify the Disability Services Office prior to the event at 610-683-4108, dso@kutztown.edu or TDD number 610-683-4499 in order to discuss accommodations. Every effort will be made to provide reasonable accommodations.

Allan Bäck, Philosophy and Government

Easter on the Farm

Celebrate Pennsylvania German Easter traditions and the vibrant folk culture of the region at Easter on the Farm 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 23, Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center. Easter on the Farm is a free, fun and educational event for the whole family featuring folklife demonstrations, live musical performances by some of the region’s finest folk musicians, kid’s activities, animals, local folk artists and our annual Easter egg hunts (12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m.). For more information, including a list of vendors, demonstrators and activities for Easter on the Farm, follow ‘PGCHC’ on Facebook, email heritage@kutztown.edu or call 610-683-1589.

Sarah Edris, Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center

KU Editorial Style Guide

Check out Kutztown University's style guide here. KU's style guide is offered as a resource to university communicators to establish consistent and appropriate editorial style for correspondence, print publications, websites, social media, etc. written for and about Kutztown University. This guide relies primarily on “The Associated Press Stylebook.”

University Relations

Upcoming Events
Date Time Event
March 20 10 a.m. Neurodiversity Pride Celebration
218 MSU
March 20 2:30 p.m. LAS Associate Dean Search - Candidate A
201 Academic Forum 
March 20 3 p.m. Open Hour with Provost
Bears Den, MSU
March 20 7:30 p.m. KU Presents: Del McCoury Band
Schaeffer Auditorium (Tickets)
March 21 -- Fall 2024 Course Registration Opens for Special Groups
March 21 11 a.m. Philosophy Club Meeting 
323 MSU
March 21 1:30 p.m. Council of Trustees Committee Meetings
322, 323, 324, 325 MSU
March 21 3 p.m. Council of Trustees Plenary Session
250 MSU
March 23 11 a.m. Easter on the Farm
Heritage Center
March 25 8 a.m. Yellow Brick Road to Success
218, 250 MSU
March 25 Noon  Comp Conversations
6 Rohrbach (Zoom)
March 26 2:30 p.m. LAS Associate Dean Search - Candidate B
201 Academic Forum 
March 26 4:30 p.m. Chambliss Faculty Research Lecture
183 MSU, Alumni Auditorium
March 27 Noon Internship and Job Fair
218 MSU
March 27 2:30 p.m. LAS Associate Dean Search - Candidate C
201 Academic Forum 

Date Time Event
March 20 3 p.m. Women's Lacrosse vs. Shippensburg
Keystone Field (Video | Stats)
March 22 1 p.m. Baseball vs. Millersville (DH)
North Campus Field (Video | Stats)
March 23 11 a.m. Women's Tennis vs. California (Pa.)
Keystone Courts 
March 24 1 p.m. Men's and Women's Tennis vs. Shepherd
Keystone Courts

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.