Daily Brief

October 25, 2019

Wabby to Receive Inaugural Athletics Legacy Award

The inaugural Kutztown University Athletics Legacy Award will be presented to an individual(s) who has made a significant contribution to the Kutztown University athletic department and the university through their time, dedication, commitment, philanthropy and/or general support. The 2019 Kutztown University Athletics Legacy Award will be presented to KU Council of Trustee member Mr. John "Jack" Wabby ’68 at the university's Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Friday, Nov. 8. Read More.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications


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

High pressure off New Jersey will provide for a sunny day. Very pleasant conditions. High temperature in the mid-60s. Winds south at 5 mph.


Get all your football gear needs with our Buy More Save More event. If you can’t make it on campus for Homecoming use coupon code: HOCO19 for 15% off apparel and gift. During our event KU Campus Store will be open 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Dixon Marketplace will be open 10 a.m. to midnight.
     KU Campus Store and Dixon Marketplace

Kutztown University is proud to celebrate its annual Homecoming week, Oct. 21-27. Homecoming 2019 has events for children, adults, students, staff, faculty and alumni all week long. Information on events and parking can be found online.
     Bryan Salvadore, Office of Communications


Oct. 26

8:30 a.m.

Admissions Open House
Schaeffer Auditorium

Oct. 26

All Day

Homecoming 2019

Oct. 29

11 a.m.

Featured Business Speaker Series: Andrew Brandt
101 Academic Forum

Oct. 29

11 a.m.

Criminal Justice Guest Speaker: Anthony Wright
Schaeffer Auditorium

Oct. 29

11 a.m.

Genetic Testing for Cancer Lecture
145 Boehm Science Center

Oct. 31

10 a.m.

Wellness Health Expo
Student Recreation Center

Oct. 25

7 p.m.

VB vs. Lock Haven
Keystone Arena (Live Stats | Video)

Oct. 26

2:05 p.m.

FB vs. Shippensburg (Homecoming)
Andre Reed Stadium (Live Stats | Video | Listen)

Oct. 26

4 p.m.

VB vs. Bloomsburg
Keystone Arena (Live Stats | Video)

Oct. 26

6 p.m.

WSOC vs. Shippensburg
Keystone Field (Live Stats)

Oct. 24-25
Please excuse the following students from class: Dominique Headen, Kiara Infante, Jamie Strouse, Tia Roberts, Akello Mosby, Carlos Brinkley and Kevin Mayan-Abreu. They will be attending a lecture and visiting a museum in Washington, D.C., for the Emerging Educators of Color program, Thursday, Oct. 24, and Friday, Oct. 25.
    Amber Pabon, Department of Secondary Education

Oct. 31
Join us for the Wellness Health Expo, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 31, in the Student Recreation Center. More than 25 vendors will be in attendance. Take part in free fitness assessments and meet wellness professionals; a great place to experience and network. Employees can earn Healthy U points with their attendance.
      Frances Cortez Funk, Health and Wellness Center

PEBTF Open Enrollment for AFSCME and SCUPA employees will run from Monday, Oct. 21, through Friday, Nov. 8, for an effective date of Jan. 1, 2020. PEBTF Open Enrollment newsletters detailing plan updates were mailed and emailed to members recently; the newsletter is posted on the PEBTF’s website. All open enrollment elections should be made through Employee Self-Service (ESS). No action is necessary if you are satisfied with your current plan.
     Jeanette Forster, Human Resources

FSA Open Enrollment for all employee groups will run from Monday, Oct. 21, through Friday, Nov. 8, for an effective date of Jan. 1, 2020. You must elect an FSA each year even if you are currently enrolled. There are two types of FSA accounts: Medical FSA is for out-of-pocket medical expenses and Dependent Care FSA which can be used to pay for child and elder care expenses. Open enrollment elections should be made through Employee Self Service (ESS).
     Jeanette Forster, Human Resources

Nov. 15 – deadline
KU Presidential Ambassadors are looking for well-rounded students who demonstrate academic success, leadership potential and a strong commitment to Kutztown University. KUPA is asking any faculty or staff members who know of a strong candidate to have them contact the Alumni Relations office at 610-683-4110 or have their recommended student download an application at https://www.kuf.org/alumni/becoming-a-presidential-ambassador. Applications will be accepted through Nov. 15.
     Mary Neuenschwander, Alumni Relations

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 DSO@kutztown.edu, 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

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 University’s Title IX Coordinator located in the Office of Social Equity, Old Main A-Wing, Room 02, by phone at 610-683-4700 or by email at pena@kutztown.edu or 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 email at OCR@ed.gov.