Daily Brief

Nov. 22, 2022

Photo of President Hawkinson and Ann Marie Hayes-Hawkinson in front of the lit trees on the DMZ

Annual Tree Lighting

President Hawkinson began the holiday season by lighting up trees on South Campus as part of the university's well-being event.

University Relations

KU Recognized as a 2022 ALL IN Most Engaged Campuses for College Student Voting

Kutztown University has been recognized by the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge as a 2022 ALL IN Most Engaged Campuses for College Student Voting. ALL IN recognizes colleges and universities for making efforts to increase student voter participation.

University Relations


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

Fair skies and an improvement in temperatures over the past few under high pressure. High of 45.


KU Campus Store Thanksgiving Recess Hours

- 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22
- 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23
- Closed Thursday, Nov. 24 through Sunday, Nov. 27

KU Campus Store

December Blood Drive

The Community Outreach Center is looking for donors to participate in our December blood drive scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 7, 218 McFarland Student Union Building. Donors will need to sign up for an appointment. Appointments are available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For questions, please contact blichar@kutztown.edu.

Nykolai Blichar, Community Outreach Center

Ushers Still Needed for December Commencement

Please email kirshman@kutztown.edu if you are able to help out at the undergraduate commencement ceremony Saturday, Dec. 17, from 11:30 a.m. until approx. 3:30 p.m. Thank you.

Andrea Kirshman, Student Success & Academic Excellence

Employment Opportunities

These are the non-instructional positions open on our online job board at https://employment.kutztown.edu (Menu to OOC postings): 

Job Number Job Title Job Term Advertise To
2022-0200 New-Help Desk Analyst Full Time 12/4/2022
2022-0182 New-Management Technician-
College of Business
Full Time 11/30/2022
2022-0195 Assistant Registrar of Transfer Record
Management & Evaluation
Full Time 11/25/2022
2022-0046 MR2 HVAC/Plumbing
(Sunday - Thursday)
Full Time Continuous
2022-0091 Building Maintenance Foreman Full Time Continuous
2022-0127 University Nurse - 9 months Full Time 11/27/2022
2022-0128 Classroom Technology Manager Full Time 12/11/2022
2022-0137 Utility Plant Operator 1 or 2 Full Time Continuous
2022-0151 Maintenance Repairman 2
Full Time 11/27/2022
2022-0153 Vice Provost for Extended and Lifelong
Learning and Dean of Graduate Studies
Full Time 11/28/2022
2022-0155 Vice President for Enrollment
Management and Student Affairs
Full Time Continuous
2022-0166 Systems Analyst Full Time Continuous
2022-0169 Client Services & LMS Administrator Full Time 12/11/2022
2022-0174 Assistant Director of Admissions Full Time Continuous
2022-0199 System Administrator Full Time 11/27/2022
Asst Coaches 2022-23 Assistant Athletic Coaches Part Time 6/30/2023
Clerical Pool 2022-23 Clerical Assistant Pool Full Time 6/30/2023
Custodial Pool 2022-23 Custodial Worker 1 Pool Full Time 6/30/2023
OOC 22-017 Senior Microsoft Systems Engineer (REMOTE) Full Time 11/27/2022


Upcoming Events
Date Time Event
Nov. 24 All Day Thanksgiving Recess
University Closed
Nov. 25 All Day Thanksgiving Recess
University Closed
Nov. 29 11 a.m. Lunch and Learn
250 McFarland Student Union
Nov. 30 3 p.m. Provost Open Hour
Concourse, Old Main
Dec. 1 7:30 p.m. Danu-An Emerald Isle Christmas
Schaeffer Auditorium
Dec. 3 11 a.m. Christmas on the Farm
Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center
Photo of Gracie McKee swimming the backstroke.

McKee Sets New Program Record in the 100 Backstroke

Gracie McKee (Boyertown, Pa./Boyertown) broke a 25-year, program-record when she touched the wall in the 100 backstroke in 56.96 in the preliminary round, highlighting Kutztown women's swimming on day two at the Franklin & Marshall Invitational Saturday. The record lasted all but five hours as she topped herself in the 100 backstroke final later in the evening, winning the event in 56.60. She outpaced the previous record holder, Claudine Gruver, who had a time of 57.21 during the 1996-97 season.

Sports Information

Date Time Event
Nov. 22 5:30 p.m. Women's Basketball vs. Chestnut Hill
Keystone Arena (Live Stats | Video)
Postponed -- Men's Basketball vs. Goldey-Beacom
Keystone Arena 

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 .