Daily Brief

Nov. 15, 2023

the Memorial Tree Dedication

Memorial Tree Dedication

President Hawkinson and the Kutztown University community dedicated a tree in Memorial Grove in front of Rohrbach Library Friday, Nov. 10, in memory of the students, faculty and staff who passed away during both the 2021-22 and 2022-23 academic years.

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Christina Kinney

Kinney Named Director of International Education and Global Engagement

Christina Kinney has been named the new director of International Education and Global Engagement. Kinney begins Monday, Nov. 20. Kinney will report directly to the vice provost for Extended and Lifelong Learning and will serve as a leader who can motivate diverse stakeholders across the institution in achieving its global education objectives. She will coordinate the planning, marketing, delivery and oversight of the university's international programs and activities. The office provides support for global learning opportunities, advice and counsel on immigration regulations, application processing and compliance for students and scholars, international partnership development and facilitation and academic support for international students.

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

Frosty morning due to high pressure persisting over the region. Sunny skies are expected today. High temperature near 55.


Indigenous Native Showcase

The Multicultural Center hosts its second annual Indigenous Native Showcase 2-5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, 218 McFarland Student Union Building. There will be tabling with resources, information and/or items to purchase from the Widoktadwen Center, Lenape Nation of Pennsylvania, Women's and Veteran's Centers and more. There will also be a performance 3-4 p.m. by Spirit Wing, a Native American music group. We will also have a live painting, Indigenous Intuitive artist attending and painting the event and selling their art. Come to enjoy some cornbread, blueberry pudding and Three Sisters Soup with us. All are welcome to attend this showcase of information, community resources, supportive vendors and giveaways. 

Angelica Mishra, Multicultural Center

Kutztown Community Library

The Kutztown Community Library is hosting a free "Learn How to Write Character and Plot," program 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16. Please register here.

Community Library

Volunteers Needed: Operation Snowflake Shovel Program

The Community Outreach Center is looking for faculty, staff and students to assist with shoveling for borough residents who are seniors or have a disability. This program will run through the months of October to April. The Community Outreach Center provides shovels and salt. When you sign up, you are assigned to a group that must cover the assigned list of addresses (usually 3-4 houses). Please feel free to reach out if you have specific people you want to be paired with. Incentives will be given to those who participate. For any questions or concerns, don't hesitate to get in touch with Bethany Francis at bfran174@live.kutztown.edu or volunteer@kutztown.edu. You can sign up for this opportunity using the link below.

Amanda Garcia, Community Outreach Center

Upcoming Events
Date Time Event
Nov. 15 All Day Well-Being Day
Campus (Website)
Nov. 15 2 p.m. Indigenous 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. 84th Annual Art Education Conference 
Schaeffer Auditorium
Nov. 19 2 p.m. KU Presents! Family Series: Okee Dokee Brothers
Schaeffer Auditorium 

2023 Athletics Hall of Fame

Kutztown University athletics inducted its 2023 and 44th annual Hall of Fame class Friday, Nov. 10, in a ceremony at the Nancy Jean Stump Seiger '54 Multipurpose Room. This year's class was comprised of six former Golden Bear greats: Rushi Y. Amin '15 (men's tennis), Anna Behm '16 (field hockey), Krista Cameron '09 (softball), Jennifer Frank Re '95 (women's soccer), Todd Greenawalt '89 (baseball) and Yorel Prosser '01 (football). Friday evening was also a time to celebrate the Kutztown University Athletics Legacy Award, presented this year to former Golden Bear great Bruce Harper, for his significant contributions to the KU athletic department and the university through time, dedication, commitment, philanthropy and support.

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. 17 6 p.m. Women's Soccer vs. Concord
NCAA First Round
Keystone Field (Video | Stats)
Nov. 18 Noon Football vs. Virginia Union
NCAA First Round
Andre Reed Stadium
Video ($) | Stats | Listen | Tickets
Nov. 18 1 p.m. Women's Basketball vs. Jefferson
Keystone Arena (Video | Stats)
Nov. 19 Noon Women's Soccer NCAA Second Round
Keystone Field (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.

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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 .