Daily Brief

Oct. 13, 2023

Former VP Honored for KU PROFS Program, Support of Students from Foster Care

Kutztown University hosted ChildPromise’s “Brighter Tomorrows” celebration Wednesday, Oct. 4, in support of the university’s Providing Resources and Opportunities for Future Standouts (PROFS) program, which provides one-of-a-kind support to students who are current or former members of the foster care system. Among the honorees included Dr. Warren Hilton, president of Onondaga Community College and former vice president of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs at Kutztown University, who was bestowed with the Estelle B. Richman Leadership Award.

University Relations


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

High pressure to our north will provide for one last pleasant day before unsettled weather for the weekend. High temperature near 64.


Happy Birthday Navy

The United States Navy (USN) was established Oct. 13, 1775. As sailors protect our nation's security and furrow the great oceans on their vessels, join us as we congratulate the Navy on their 248th birthday. May you keep conquering the oceans until the end of times. Author: Army National Guard Student, Jordany Krawinkel-Peralta, BS Computer Science. 

Military and Veterans Services

Veterans Awareness Week

Kutztown University celebrates National Veterans Awareness Week, November 6-12, to recognize, celebrate and honor our military and veteran community and their families. Join Military and Veterans Services, Student Veterans Association and Army R.O.T.C. Steel Battalion for a weeklong celebration of the contributions and sacrifices of our military members and veterans. All events are free however, some require registration. Visit our webpage for event schedules and details.

Military and Veterans Services


Workshop: Designing AI Resistant Assignments

Join us 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, 22 Rohrbach Library (location change) to discuss concrete strategies for revising assignments to increase student as opposed to AI enagement. Bring a writing assignment that you’d like to reconfigure. Feel free to grab a coffee with us or join us via Zoom.

Amy Lynch-Biniek, English / CEL

December Commencement - Faculty RSVP

All faculty are invited to join in the celebration of students' achievements by participating in the commencement ceremony 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 16. Your role in this event is significant to our students. The deadline to reserve a seat and/or rent regalia (required for participation) is Wednesday, Oct. 18. RSVP link https://app.kutztown.edu/SZ_007_COMMENCEMENT/rsvp.aspx.

Erica Stratton, Commencement Team

Upcoming Events
Date Time Event
Oct. 16 5 p.m. AFSCME Monthly Meeting
200 Academic Forum
Oct. 17 11 a.m. CEL: Designing AI Resistant Assignments
6 Rohrbach Library | Zoom
Oct. 17 5 p.m. Graduate Research Forum
Beekey Education Center 
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 4 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.

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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 .