Daily Brief

Oct. 11, 2023

Rick Siger

Secretary Siger Delivers Keynote Address, Cuts Ribbon at New SBDC Suite at PASBDC's Consultant Symposium

Secretary Rick Siger, Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development, was the distinguished Keynote Presenter at the Pennsylvania Small Business Development Center's (PASBDC) Consultant Symposium Opening Breakfast Tuesday, Oct. 10. Siger shared a renewed focus on the creation, growth and sustainability of small businesses in Pennsylvania. He also assisted in the ribbon cutting of the SBDC’s new suite in the de Francesco Building. The Consultant Symposium is an opportunity for Pennsylvania SBDC's statewide network of 15 centers to come to together for professional development and networking.

University Relations

On-Campus Internship and Job Fair

Staff and faculty, please remind your students that the on-campus KU Internship and Job Fair is noon to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, 218 McFarland Student Union. There will be more than 65 employers attending. Students need to come professionally dressed with copies of their resumes. Students can view the employers coming to the fair on their Handshake account and make an appointment for the Career Closet for professional clothing. If you have any questions, please call 610-683-4067.

Jeann Cengeri, Career Development Center


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

High pressure moves in from the west. Sunny skies are expected with relatively mild temperatures. High temperature near 66.


Miller-Keystone Blood Drive

The Community Outreach Center is hosting a blood drive Wednesday, Oct. 25, through Miller-Keystone. If you're able, please consider donating blood. To schedule an appointment please visit the website and use the sponsor code: 1336.

Amanda Garcia, Community Outreach Center

Pink Celebration

The Residence Hall Association (RHA) cordially invites you to the upcoming Pink Celebration for Breast Cancer Awareness Day on Friday, Oct. 13. As we aim to create a cohesive and lively atmosphere, we kindly request faculty, staff and students wear pink attire for the day. We believe this collective gesture will enhance awareness of Breast Cancer and contribute to a festive and a memorable experience for all. Whether it be a pink dress, shirt, tie or accessories, we encourage you to incorporate this color into your outfit and help us create a vibrant celebration. Thank you in advance, we look forward to seeing you in your pink outfits. To stay in tune with RHA and this event, please follow our Instagram @Ku_rha. If you have any questions or concerns, please get in touch with our director of Residence Hall Association (RHA), Elias Norton-Rivera, at enort386@live.kutztown.edu.

Maria N. De La Cruz , Residence Life, Housing and Dining Services

Upcoming Events
Date Time Event
Oct. 11 2 p.m. Open Hour with the Provost
Old Main Concourse
Oct. 11 7:30 p.m. KU Presents! Mark Morris Dance
Schaeffer Auditorium
Oct. 12 7 p.m. "Eclipse" Planetarium Show
Planetarium, Grim Science Building
Oct. 16 5 p.m. AFSCME Monthly Meeting
200 Academic Forum
Oct. 17 6 p.m. Outdoor Rock Concert
(weather permitting)
Schaeffer Lawn
Date Time Event
Oct. 13 6 p.m. Women's Volleyball vs. Bloomsburg
Keystone Arena (Live Video | Live Stats)
Oct. 14 Noon Football vs. Shippensburg 
Andre Reed Stadium (Live Video | Live Audio | Live Stats)
Oct. 14 1 p.m. Women's Swimming vs. Cedar Crest
Keystone Pool
Oct. 14 2 p.m. Women's Volleyball vs. Lock Haven 
Keystone Arena (Live Video | Live 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 .