Daily Brief

Nov. 14, 2022

Fall Campus Aerial view



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

Canadian high pressure builds allowing for a cool and sunny day. Winds will be an issue as some may be rather stiff. High temperature near 46.


Career Closet Open House for Staff and Faculty

To celebrate National Career Development Month this November, the Career Development Center is hosting a Career Closet Open House for staff and faculty to see and be knowledgeable about this wonderful resource for KU students. All visitors will be entered into a drawing for a gift basket and provided light refreshments, iced coffee and appetizers. Pop in to the Center 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, 116 Stratton. Please know that gently-used professional clothing donations and/or gift cards to restock the Career Closet are accepted year-round. 

Jeann Cengeri, Career Development Center

Open Hour with Provost

Faculty, staff and students are invited to drop by and chat with Dr. Lorin Basden Arnold, provost, during her open office hour at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, Old Main concourse. Faculty and staff who would like to have a conversation, but for whom this time does not work, are welcome to contact the Office of the Provost at 610-683-4155 to schedule a time to meet.

Anne Imschweiler, Office of the Provost

Book Group for All: Dare to Lead

Please join colleagues in reading "Dare to Lead" by Brene Brown with in-person discussions 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays.
- Nov. 16 (pages 1-43)
- Dec. 7 (pages 44-117)
- Jan. 25 (pages 118-217)
- Feb. 22 (pages 219-272)
Everyone is welcome, no matter your division or position. RSVP by Monday, Nov 14 to Laurie McMillan (lmcmillan@kutztown.edu) if you will participate in the first meeting. Location is to be determined and will be shared via email.

Laurie McMillan, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Shelby Sammartino Ed.D. Dissertation Defense

The College of Education announces Shelby Sammartino will defend her Education Doctorate dissertation, "Understanding Your Cultural Identities: A Self-Study of the Impact of One’s Cultural Identities on Interpreting Interactions," 9 a.m. Monday, Nov. 21, 101 Beekey.

Cathy McGeehan, Education Doctorate Program

Employee of the Month

Now is the time to submit your nominations for the October 2022 Employee of the Month.

Alexis Martin, Human Resources


Faculty Call for Noncredit Learning

The Office of Extended Learning will offer three non-credit courses in January 2023.
- Introduction to Residential Real Estate Investing.
- So You Want to Be a Beekeeper?
- Job Search the Successful Way.
If you have an interest and are credentialed to facilitate any of these courses, please contact the Vice Provost’s office at ext. 3-4478.

Lori Lentz, Office of the Provost

Upcoming Events
Date Time Event
Nov. 14 All Day KU Print Center Open House
106 Academic Forum
Nov. 15 11 a.m. Career Closet Open House
116 Stratton Administration Center
Nov. 15 1 p.m. Indigenous Native Showcase
218 McFarland Student Union
Nov. 16 3 p.m. Book Club for All: "Dare to Lead" Brene Brown

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 .