Daily Brief

May 1, 2023

President Hawkinson and Kutztown University Women's Golf team at Berkleigh Golf Club

Women's Golf and President Hawkinson at PSAC Championship

President Hawkinson visited the Golden Bear women's golf team as part of the PSAC Championships at Berkleigh Golf Club, Kutztown, Friday, April 28.

University Relations

photo of person exercising at the fitness court

Keith Haring Day Event

Thursday, May 4, Kutztown University will host the first Keith Haring Day Fitness Event. Events will include a fitness clinic, hosted by the Department of Sport Management, fitness competition and an art walk. Demonstrations and instructions for appropriate training and skills using the outdoor fitness court will be the focus. Following the clinic, Jordan Davis, sport management intern, will conduct a fitness competition. Teams will comprise three Kutztown University or community members. Sandy Green, community liaison and government relations assistant, will lead the Keith Haring art walk. This walk will begin at the outdoor fitness court and proceed through the Kutztown community stopping at each of the various items of art left by the artist, Keith Haring.
- For the clinic, please arrive by 10:50 a.m.
- Sign up for the competition by emailing jdavi655@live.kutztown.edu The deadline to sign up is noon Wednesday, May 3.
- The Art Walk will start at noon at the Keith Haring Fitness Court.
Come out and enjoy the day, fitness instruction, activities, competition and art.

Keith Haring Fitness Day Event Planning Committee


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

Upper level low continues to influence the area. Some patches of sun thanks to the drier air behind yesterday's front. Showers are possible throughout the day. High temperature near 56.


Chamber and String Ensemble Recital

The Chamber and String Ensemble Recital, 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 1, Georgian Room, will present works by Hermann, Franck, Mozart, Schubert, Schumann, Webern and an arrangement for piano, organ and strings of Ramin Djawadi's "Game of Thrones."

Maria Asteriadou, Department of Music

PASSHE STEM Student Research Conference

Save the date for the PASSHE STEM Student Research Conference to be hosted by Kutztown University, Saturday, Nov. 11.  The conference will feature a keynote speaker, oral and poster presentations by student participants, awards for best presentation, lunch and refreshments. This conference offers opportunities to all PASSHE students (undergraduate and graduate) to present any research they have conducted in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics disciplines listed below). The online application/registration for the conference will be available in August with the tentative application deadline of 11:59 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23. Note that registration cost for accepted presenters and their mentors will be paid by the presenters’ home university. Contact Brooks Emerick with any questions bemerick@kutztown.edu.

Brooks Emerick, Department of Mathematics

Students Visit ADP Corporate Headquarters

ADP, Inc., a comprehensive global provider of cloud-based human capital management solutions, recently hosted a group of KU students at their main corporate office to learn about the company and why so many wonderful KU alum work there. Thank you to their staff for the hospitality.

Career Development Center

Upcoming Events
Date Time Event
May 1 7:30 p.m. Chamber Ensemble Concert
Georgian Room Old Main
May 2 7:30 p.m. Jazz II Concert
Schaeffer Auditorium
May 3 7:30 p.m. Jazz I Concert
Schaeffer Auditorium
May 4 10:50 a.m. Keith Haring Day Fitness Clinic
Keith Haring Fitness Court
May 4 Noon Keith Haring Art Walk
Keith Haring Fitness Court
May 4 4 p.m. University Senate
103 Academic Forum
May 5 7:30 p.m. KU Orchestra and Reading Choral Society
Schaeffer Auditorium
Women's Rugby Team on left; Men's rugby player running on right

Men’s Rugby Places Third in Premier Cup; Women’s Rugby Wins Challenge Shield at Collegiate Rugby Championship

The Kutztown University men’s and women’s rugby teams concluded their spring sevens seasons this weekend at the Collegiate Rugby Championship in Boyds, Md. The Golden Bear men, defending Premier Cup champions, defeated Nazareth College (31-0), Northeastern University (19-12) and St. Bonaventure University (21-12) to reach the final four, before falling in the semifinals to Indiana University, 26-5 Saturday evening. Kutztown’s third place match against Belmont Abbey, scheduled for Sunday, was canceled due to heavy rains and the Bears were awarded third place based on point differential. Click here to read full recaps of the men’s team’s matches.
Kutztown’s women’s team entered Premier Cup play for the first time. After falling to eventual national champion Brown in the first round and Indiana University in a first round consolation match, Friday, the Maroon and Gold bounced back with two wins, Saturday, to claim the Challenge Shield final. KU defeated Texas A&M, 24-0, and Aquinas (Mich.), 24-15, to close out a successful weekend. Kutztown finished 13th of 16 in the Premier Cup division by virtue of its Challenge Shield title. Click here to read full recaps of the women’s teams matches.

Sports Information

Date Time Event
May 1 2 p.m. Softball vs. Shippensburg (DH) (Senior Day)
North Campus Field (Live Stats | Video)
May 2 3 p.m. Baseball vs. Chestnut Hill
North Campus Field (Live Stats | Video)
May 2 4 p.m. Women’s Lacrosse at PSAC Quarterfinals
Keystone Field (Live Stats | Video)
May 3-6 TBD Softball at PSAC Championships
Veterans Memorial Park, Quakertown, PA
May 5 12 p.m. Baseball vs. West Chester (DH) (Senior Day)
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 , 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 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 .