Daily Brief

Nov. 22, 2021

A photo of KU's new production coordinator, Tim Shapiro, standing at the sound board in Schaeffer Auditorium.

With more than 25 years of entertainment industry experience, including touring the world with artists such as Gladys Knight, Aerosmith and Jennifer Lopez, Tim Shapiro joins KU as production coordinator. Widely sought-after and recognized for his engineering and mixing skills, Shapiro has been involved with both Grammy and Emmy Award-winning projects. Shapiro was the audio engineer for Santander Performing Arts Center since 2001 and is filling the position left by Greg Kokolus’ retirement.
     Bryan Zellmer, KU Presents!


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

High pressure moves offshore allowing a cold front to pass. Precipitation associated with the front should end by early morning and skies will clear by late morning. Partly cloudy conditions are expected. High temperature in the upper-40s. Winds northwest at 10-15 mph. Rainfall less than 0.10".


The Community Outreach Center in collaboration with Friend Inc. is looking for staff and faculty to donate food boxes for the holidays. All donations benefit local community members and families. Donations can be dropped off 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Community Outreach Center, 281 McFarland Student Union, no later than Wednesday, Dec. 15. Boxes can be decorated and can have the name of those who prepared it. Please click on the link to find items that can be included in the box.
     Nykolai Blichar, Community Outreach Center

The following offices will operate under special hours for Thanksgiving holiday:
Health & Wellness Center

- Closed Wednesday, Nov. 24 through Sunday, Nov. 28.
- Medical and counseling emergencies call Public Safety 610-683-4001.
     Mandi Volkert, Health and Wellness Services

McFarland Student Union
- 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 24.
- Closed Thursday, Nov. 25 through Sunday, Nov. 28.
- 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday, Nov. 29.
     Amanda Garcia, MSU

Rohrbach Library
- 7:30 a.m. to midnight Monday, Nov. 22.
- 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 23.
- 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 24.
- Closed Thursday, Nov.25 through Saturday, Nov. 27.
- 6 p.m. to midnight Sunday, Nov. 28.
Resume normal hours: 7:30 a.m. to midnight Monday, Nov. 29.
     Rohrbach Library

Student Recreation Center
- 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 23 and Wednesday, Nov. 24.
- Closed Thursday, Nov. 25 through Saturday, Nov. 27.
- Regular hours resume: 1 p.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 28.
Keystone Hall Swimming Pool
- 8-9 a.m. and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 23.
- 8-9 a.m. and noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 24.
- Closed, Thursday, Nov. 25 through Saturday, Nov. 27.
- Regular hours resume: 7-10 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 28.
Group Exercise classes end Thursday, Nov. 18 and resume Monday, Nov. 29.
     Tracy Turner, Student Recreation Center





Nov. 23

10 a.m.

COVID-19 Testing
East Gym, Student Rec Center

Nov. 24

All Day

Thanksgiving Recess – Offices Open

Nov. 25-26

All Day

Thanksgiving Recess – University Closed

Nov. 30

11 a.m.

CET Book Discussion
Zoom Meeting: 990 1964 3156 PC: 993550




Nov. 24

3 p.m.

Women’s Basketball vs. Holy Family
Keystone Arena (Live Stats | Live Video)

Nov. 27

12:05 p.m.

NCAA Second Round

Football vs. New Haven/Bentley
Andre Reed Stadium (Live Stats | Live Video | Radio)

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.