Daily Brief

Nov. 14, 2023

President Hawkinson at the Vision Program with eight students

President Hawkinson at Vision Room

President Hawkinson visited students and faculty from the Department of Special Education: Visual Impairment Thursday, Nov. 9. Students utilize the Vision Room to provide support to those in need.

University Relations


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

High pressure near West Virginia will bring us another day of fair skies and cool temperatures. High around 52 degrees. Northwest breezes around 13 mph.


Congratulations Jackie Fox

Please join me in congratulating Jackie Fox, who after 13 years at KU, at the conclusion of this week, will be leaving to work for the PASSHE Legal Department. Jackie has served as the assistant vice president for Equity and Compliance, Deputy Title IX Coordinator and Right to Know Law Official for the university. She has collaborated with many faculty, staff and students and has made a great impact on our community. Thank you to Jackie for her dedicated service to Kutztown University and best wishes for the future.

Jesus Peña, Vice President for Equity, Compliance & Liaison for Legal Affairs

Chamber Ensemble Recital

KU music students will perform works by Mozart, Saint-Saëns, Moszkowski, Piazzolla, Saint-Saëns and the KU Premiere of the "Romance" by Brooklyn-based composer Casey Rule 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, Georgian Room. We look forward to sharing this program performed by our dedicated and talented students.

Maria Asteriadou, Music

Thanksgiving Sale – Nov. 14

Enjoy 30% off apparel and gift Tuesday, Nov. 14. Excludes other sales and promotions. In-store and online.

Kyle Rex, KU Campus Store


Join Us for Our 2023 Business Idea Competition

The Kutztown University Business Idea Competition provides students of all disciplines an opportunity to develop their creative business ideas, receive valuable feedback from business professionals and win cash prizes. Finalists will present their business ideas to a panel of experienced entrepreneurs 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, 101 de Francesco Building. We hope to see you there.

Katie Bowen, College of Business

Employment Opportunities

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

Job Number Job Title Job Term Advertise To
2023-0185 (internal) NEW - Starfish Management
Technician (internal)
Full Time 11/17/23
2023-0184 (internal) NEW - Customer Service
Coordinator (internal)
Full Time 11/17/23
2023-0181 (internal) NEW - Utility Plant Operator 2
Full Time 11/24/23
2023-0100 Patrol Officer Trainee Full Time Continuous
2023-0158 Financial Aid Assistant (CA3) Full Time 11/19/23
2023-0160 Tradesman Helper - Mechanical Full Time 11/26/23
2023-0168 Landscape Maintenance Specialist Full Time 11/26/23
2023-0186 Coordinator for Student Success & Academic Recovery Full Time 11/23/23
23-24 Asst Coaches 23-24 Assistant Athletic Coaches Part Time 6/28/24
23-24 Clerical Asst Pool 23-24 Clerical Assistant Pool Full Time 6/28/24
23-24 Custodial Pool 23-24 Custodial Worker 1 Pool Full Time 6/28/24
Faculty S24-01 Temporary FT Faculty -
Counselor Positions Spring 24
Temporary Full Time Continuous
OOC 23-15 Purchasing Specialist Full Time 11/26/23
OOC 23-16 Staff Attorney Full Time 12/8/23
Upcoming Events
Date Time Event
Nov. 14 4:30 p.m. World Philosophy Day Lecture
Schaeffer Auditorium 
Nov. 14 6 p.m. "The Power of Place" Documentary Film
145 Boehm
Nov. 15 All Day Well-Being Day
Campus (Website)
Nov. 15 2 p.m. Indigenous and Native Showcase 
218 MSU
Nov. 15 3 p.m. Open Hour with Provost
Old Main Concourse
Nov. 15 6 p.m. Tree-Lighting Ceremony
Nov. 17 8 a.m. Annual Art Education Conference 
Schaeffer Auditorium 
Nov. 19 2 p.m. KU Presents! Family Series: Okee Dokee Brothers
Schaeffer Auditorium 
Soccer players celebrating goal

Women's Soccer Selected to NCAA Tournament

For the third-straight year and 12th time in program history, the Kutztown University women's soccer team heard its name called during the NCAA Selection Show Monday night and qualified for the NCAA Tournament. The Golden Bears earned the No. 2 seed in the Atlantic Region and will face off against No. 7 Concord. KU also earned the hosting rights for the first and second rounds of the tournament, with No. 3 West Chester and No. 6 Frostburg State being the other teams involved. Dates and game times have yet to be determined. Be sure to visit www.kubears.com throughout the week for game and ticket information.

Sports Information

Women's Soccer's Rebekah March Named PSAC Champion Scholar

Senior forward Rebekah March of the Kutztown University women's soccer team was recognized Friday, Nov. 10, as the 2023 PSAC Champion Scholar. Initiated for the 2011-12 academic year, the PSAC Champion Scholar Awards are modeled after the NCAA's Elite 90 award and honor the student-athlete with the top-grade point average who is competing at the site of each of the PSAC's finals sites.

Sports Information

Date Time Event
Nov. 15 6 p.m. Women's Basketball vs. Georgian Court
Keystone Arena (Video | Stats)
Nov. 17 5 p.m. Field Hockey vs. Shippensburg
NCAA National Semifinal
Manchester, N.H.
Nov. 18 Noon Football vs. Virginia Union
NCAA First Round
Andre Reed Stadium
Nov. 18 1 p.m. Women's Basketball vs. Jefferson
Keystone Arena (Video | Stats)

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 .