Daily Brief

Nov. 9, 2022

Alumna to Represent Team USA Speed Skating in Four Countries, Two Continents for ISU World Cup

Kutztown University alumna McKenzie Browne ’19 will represent Team USA at the 2022-23 International Skating Union (ISU) World Cup for speed skating. Brown will compete in six events this winter, beginning this weekend, Nov. 10-12, in Norway, followed by events in the Netherlands, Canada and Poland. This is Brown’s first time on the World Cup circuit. She’ll aim to improve and gain great experience as she aspires to qualify for an individual spot at the World Championships and ultimately the 2026 Olympics.

University Relations


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

High pressure in control. Sunny skies are expected. High temperature near 55.


KU Print Center Open House

Don't miss out on experiencing the KU Print Center's new machines, products and staff. This open house is an all day event Monday, Nov 14, 106 Academic Forum with snacks and gifts.

Ilene Stroh, KU Print Center

Indigenous Native Showcase

The Multicultural Center and the Widoktadwen Center for Native Knowledge is hosting an Indigenous Native Showcase 1-5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, 218 MSU. There will be tabling with information, traditional items and prints, Indigenous art, info galleries and walkways. During a segment of the showcase there will be music by one of the members of Spirit Wing, a contemporary Native American musical group. There will be tastings of wojabi (blueberry, cranberry sauce), nokake (Native American blue corn cakes), wild rice and ojibwe menwaagamig (Native American juice). There will also be a showing for an indigenous film near the end of the event. We hope to see you there. 

Multicultural Center

Sabbatical Committee Guidelines

For faculty members who wish to apply for a sabbatical leave for Fall 2024-Spring 2025, please find this year's sabbatical guidelines on the APSCUF KU website or using the link below. Note that applicants need to verify their eligibility by having the provost's office review their years of service and include the signed verification of eligibility form in their applications. The following materials are required for your sabbatical applications: signed verification of eligibility from the provost's office, signed application form (signatures are required from the applicant, the department chair and the dean), written sabbatical proposal, updated CV and seven additional back-to-back photocopies of the application. Completed applications are due by noon Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2023.  The committee will announce designated days, times and the location for delivery of your applications materials in early Jan. 2023. 

Yun Lu, The Sabbatical Committee

Upcoming Events
Date Time Event
Nov. 9 Noon Indigenous Film Festival
183 McFarland Student Union
Nov. 9 1 p.m. IT Listening Session
200 Academic Forum | Virtual
Nov. 9 3 p.m. Open Hour with the Provost
Bears Den McFarland Student Union
Nov. 10 11 a.m. Fifth CET Fall Presentation
Nov. 11 Noon Day Two of Indigenous Film Festival
218 McFarland Student Union

KU Field Hockey Receives Top Ranking for First Time in 15 years

For the first time since 2007 and for just the second time in program history, the Kutztown University field hockey team is on top of NCAA Division II field hockey, earning the No. 1 ranking in this week's National Field Hockey Coaches Association poll, announced Tuesday. The Golden Bears (16-2 overall, 8-1 PSAC) are just the third program to be ranked No. 1 in the country in their respective sport, joining women's soccer (#1 in 2017) and baseball (#1 in 2007), along with the 2007 Maroon and Gold field hockey team.

Sports Information

Women's Soccer Earns NCAA Spot for Second-Straight Season

For the second year in-a-row, Kutztown women's soccer has earned the right to play for a national championship, as KU received an at-large bid in the Atlantic Regional in the NCAA Tournament as the seventh seed, announced Monday night. The Golden Bears finished the regular season 9-5-4 overall. They have now earned a berth in the NCAA Tournament in 10 of the last 13 years, including a three-year stretch from 2016-18, and for the 11th time overall. Kutztown's First Round game will be against the second seed, Frostburg State (18-1-2), played at Gannon, 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11. The other game in the pod features third seed and Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference runner-up and the third seed, the Golden Knights (14-3-4) against the sixth seed, Fairmont State (12-3-5).

Sports Information


Date Time Event
No home games this week.

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