Daily Brief

Nov. 22, 2019

Kutztown University Field Hockey and Football in NCAA DII National Playoffs

Kutztown University has two teams competing in the NCAA national playoffs this weekend. The Golden Bear field hockey team won their first-round game last weekend and play in the NCAA National Final Four Friday, Nov. 22, on the road at Millersville. KU plays West Chester at 2 p.m. Watch the game here. The KU football team hosts an NCAA first-round game against Tiffin University (Ohio) at Andre Reed Stadium at 12:05 p.m. Ticket information is online. If you can't make the game, watch it online.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communication

Kutztown University clock tower

Famed late Pittsburgh playwright, August Wilson, comes to life again in a collection of interviews, stage reviews and essays now available online in the inaugural edition of the August Wilson Journal, thanks to the work of Kutztown University professor of English, Michael Downing. Read More.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications


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

Low pressure moves down the St. Lawrence River allowing the associated cold front to pass during the day. Chance for some scattered morning showers but that threat should end by early afternoon. High temperature in the low-50s. Winds southwest at 7-14 mph. Rainfall less than 0.10 of an inch.

Campus weather experts, Monsoon Mike and Dr. Michael Davis, discuss past, present and future weather in their latest “Weather and Climate Chat” podcast, taking an early look at Thanksgiving week weather and discussing today’s climate strike happening on campus. Click here to listen.


Registration is open for the KU Foundation and Alumni Relations' NCAA first-round football tailgate Saturday, Nov. 23, for the 17th-ranked Kutztown University football game against 19th-ranked Tiffin University at Andre Reed Stadium. The tailgate will open at 11 a.m. Walk-up registration is limited. A hot buffet is available 30-60 minutes prior to noon kickoff, along with beverages and field level seating for the game. Register here.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications

The Health and Wellness Center will be closed Wednesday, Nov. 27, through Sunday, Dec. 1, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Medical and counseling emergencies call Public Safety, 610-683-4001.
     Dolores Hess, Health and Wellness Services

Dec. 7
Learn about our regional folk culture at the Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center’s annual Christmas on the Farm: A celebration of the holiday season and Pa. German Christmas traditions. Christmas on the Farm will be held 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 7. It is a free, fun and educational event for the whole family. More information, including a list of vendors, demonstrators and activities can be found by emailing Heritage@kutztown.edu.
     Naomi Pauley, The Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center

KU Inspires Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Creativity. The planning team encourages submissions for this event that will take place 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday, April 14, 2020, in the Rohrbach Library. Please have students follow this link to submit a proposal before the end of the semester (submissions close Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020): https://tinyurl.com/wlkb8dd. Please see fact sheet for more detailed information https://kugso.files.wordpress.com/2019/11/kuinspiresdetails.pdf.
     Lynn Kutch, Department of Modern Language Studies


Nov. 22

8 a.m.

Annual Art Education Conference
218 McFarland Student Union

Nov. 24

7:30 p.m.

University Choir
Old Main, Georgian Room

Nov. 25

6 p.m.

Veterans Town Hall Meeting
145 Boehm Science Building

Nov. 27

All Day

Thanksgiving Recess
No Classes / Administrative Offices Open

Nov. 28

All Day

Thanksgiving Day
University Closed

Nov. 22

2 p.m.

FH vs. West Chester
NCAA National Final Four; Semifinal
Millersville University (Video / Championship Central)

Nov. 23

12:05 p.m.

FB vs. Tiffin University (Ohio)
NCAA National Tournament; First Round
Andre Reed Stadium (Live stats / Video / Audio)

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

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.