Daily Brief

May 11, 2023

student using workout equipment

Keith Haring Day

Kutztown University held the inaugural Keith Haring Day Fitness Event, Thursday, May 4. Events included 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 were the focus. Following the clinic, Jordan Davis, sport management intern, conducted a fitness competition. Sandy Green, community liaison and government relations assistant, then led the Keith Haring art walk.

University Relations

The Collage April Newsletter

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences announced the publication of its April 2023 issue of The Collage Newsletter. This issue features Dr. Derek Mace, professor of psychology, and Ebben Berenstein, senior public relations major.

Jenna Ballek, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Second KU Career Classic Golf Outing

The Career Development Center, in partnership with the KU Men’s Golf Club and College of Business, is hosting their second fundraising golf outing Friday, Sept. 15, Golden Oaks, Fleetwood, Pa. In addition to the golf outing, this event features a networking lunch with KU students and faculty, great food, prizes, contests and more. Players of all skill levels are welcome. All funds raised through both registrations and additional donations will benefit KU students directly. Please share the following registration link with any staff, family or friends who may like to attend for golfing and/or lunch. Contact Chad Ganley at ganley@kutztown.edu with any questions.

Chad Ganley, Career Development Center


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

High pressure brings another great spring day. Sunny. High of 80. 


Summer Hours

Summer hours will begin Monday, May 15 and remain in effect through Friday, August 18, a week before the start of classes. Summer hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a half-hour lunch. Anyone who has a need to maintain the normal academic year hours may submit a request through their supervisory line. Approval for such a request will be at the vice-presidential level and should be communicated to Human Resources.

Jennifer Weidman, Human Resources

Employee of the Month

Now is the time to submit nominations for the April 2023 Employee of the Month.

Alexis Martin, Human Resources

Chief John Dillon’s Retirement

Please join us for a small reception in honor of Chief John Dillon, 1-3 p.m. Wednesday, May 17, in the Presidents Room, 250 MSU. There will be light refreshments. Dillon has been with Kutztown University Public Safety and Police Services for 33 years. Please stop by and wish him the best as he begins this next exciting chapter in his life.

David Drezek, Public Safety and Police Services


Geography Department Annual Awards Ceremony

The Department of Geography recently held its annual awards ceremony and Gamma Theta Upsilon induction. Congratulations to the following students.
2023 Student awardees: 
- Emily Leggiero, Justham Family Memorial Award
- Patrick O’Brien, C. Josephine Moyer Geography Award
- Emily Leggiero, Delaware Valley Geographical Award
- Sorrel Langkamer-Smith, Robert and Rosalin Ensminger Award
2023 Gamma Theta Upsilon Inductees:
- Anthony DeFusco
- Zachary Goodman
- Natalie Kamieniecki
- Sorrel Langkamer-Smith

Richard Courtney, Department of Geography

Upcoming Events
Date Time Event
May 11 11 a.m. Free Employee Planetarium Show
Grim Science Building
May 11 1 p.m. Surprise Retirement Reception: Simpson
Boehm Science Center
May 12 5 p.m. Graduate Spring Commencement
O'Pake Fieldhouse - YouTube
May 13 9 a.m. Commencement: COE and CLAS
O'Pake Fieldhouse - YouTube
May 13 2 p.m. Commencement: COB and CVPA
O'Pake Fieldhouse - YouTube
May 14 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Campuswide Electrical Shutdown
May 15 5:30 p.m. AFSCME Monthly Membership Meeting
103 Academic Forum
May 17 9 a.m. Faculty Reflective Retreat
May 17 1 p.m. John Dillon Retirement Reception
250 MSU
May 18 8 a.m. Procurement Retreat
103 Academic Forum


Date Time Event
May 11 11 a.m. T&F at PSAC Outdoor Championships
Slippery Rock, PA (Live Results | Video)
May 11 12 p.m. Softball vs. Charleston
NCAA Atlantic Regional
Charleston, WV (Live Stats | Video)
May 12 12 p.m. T&F at PSAC Outdoor Championships
Slippery Rock, PA (Live Results | Video)
May 12 12/3 p.m. Softball vs. Davis & Elkins/Shippensburg
NCAA Atlantic Regional
Charleston, WV (Live Stats | Video)
May 12 3 p.m. Women’s Lacrosse vs. East Stroudsburg
NCAA First Round
West Chester, Pa. (Live Stats | Video)
May 13 11 a.m. T&F at PSAC Outdoor Championships
Slippery Rock, PA (Live Results | 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.

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 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 .