Daily Brief

Oct. 31, 2023

18 Students from the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee

SAAC Holds Annual Main Street Cleanup

The Kutztown University Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) continued its yearly initiative to give back to its community. SAAC held its "Main Street Cleanup" Sunday, Oct. 29, cleaning the streets of downtown Kutztown the morning after Homecoming. More than 130 KU student-athletes participated in this year’s event, cleaning up after Saturday's festivities with gloves and trash bags in hand.

Sports Information

members of the  women's field hockey team.

Field Hockey to Host Playoff Game Tuesday Afternoon

The nationally ranked Kutztown University field hockey team hosts the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) quarterfinals against Indiana University (Pa.) 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31, Andre Reed Stadium. Tickets are available online. KU defeated IUP 5-0 Saturday, Sept. 30 during the regular season. The winner advances to the PSAC semifinals Friday, Nov. 3, at East Stroudsburg University.

Sports Information


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

It sure feels like fall again. Cold high pressure brings fair skies and highs no better than about 49. A rain or snow shower is possible tonight as a storm skims to our east.


KU Middle States Accreditation Town Hall - Institutional Priorities

The Kutztown University Middle States Steering Committee seeks feedback from KU faculty, staff and students on institutional priorities. Please join us 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, Alumni Auditorium, McFarland Student Union for the Middle States Accreditation Town Hall to learn more about Kutztown University’s accreditation and give your feedback on institutional priorities. For those who cannot attend, a survey will be distributed after the event.

Middle States Steering Committee

Third Annual Girls in STEM Symposium

Kutztown University is thrilled to announce the return of the Girls in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Symposium for its third annual edition 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1, Nancy Jean Stump Seiger '54 Multipurpose Room, McFarland Student Union Building. Hosted by the Departments of Computer Science and Information Technology, Biology, Geography, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, this inspiring event aims to empower and excite young girls, equipping them with the confidence and knowledge to embrace future leadership roles in STEM.

University Relations

Eternal Soldier Panel Discussion

"Eternal Soldier: Ancient Warrior Stories for Veterans" is a program that takes old stories about war and warriors and looks at them with new eyes. "Eternal Soldier" at Penn Museum will present a hybrid (in-person and virtual) panel discussion on the recovery of fallen warriors through the centuries 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Nov. 1. Panelists will discuss their experience with battle recovery, also known as Combat Search and Rescue, followed by a moderated discussion with the audience. The program is free, register at the below link. 

Military & Veterans Services

Celebrating Dia de los Muertos

On Wednesday, Nov. 1, we are celebrating Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). Widely celebrated in Mexico, the uplifting holiday is a time to celebrate and remember those who have passed on. Offerings or "offrendas" are often given and a table is set up that can include a loved one's favorite food and their picture. The Multicultural Center is hosting a table noon to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1, McFarland Student Union Building to celebrate Dia de los Muertos. Please stop by to set alight a tea light for a loved one who has passed on, or you can send us a copy of a picture before the event that we will print out in black and white to include on the altar. Ruby Garcia, MCC student worker, will lead us in painting sugar skulls. We will have Mexican hot chocolate and traditional pastries. Feel free to stop by the event to learn more about the holiday. If you have any questions or concerns, please email us at multicultural@kutztown.edu.

Angelica Mishra, Multicultural Center


TRIO Student Support Services First-Generation Celebration and 30th Year Anniversary

Join us in celebration as we recognize National First-Generation Celebration Day and KU TRIO Student Support Services Program’s 30th birthday noon Wednesday, Nov. 8. The TRIO SSSP would like to post lawn signs around campus with names of faculty and staff who were first-generation college students and the department in which they teach. TRIO SSSP students will be featured as well. If you are a first-generation college student and would like to be featured on our “Star Walk,” please fill out the Google form below. It only takes one minute. Thank you in advance for your participation and support of first-generation college students at KU.

Roxanne Grim, TRIO Student Support Services Program

Upcoming Events
Date Time Event
Oct. 31 11 a.m. CEL Discussion
6 Rohrbach Library
Oct. 31 6 p.m.  Outdoor Rock Concert (weather permitting)
Alumni Plaza
Nov. 1 9 a.m. Mobile Mammogram
E2 Lot, Student Recreation Center
Nov. 1 9:30 a.m. Girls in STEM Symposium
Multipurpose Room, MSU
Nov. 1 1:30 p.m. Charles Moody Retirement Celebration
203 Stratton Administration Center
Nov. 1 3 p.m.  Dia de los Muertos Celebration
Table A, MSU
Nov. 2 11 a.m. Faculty and Staff Headshots
195 MSU
Nov. 2 11 a.m. Faculty First Thursday Presentation
120 Sharadin Arts Building 
Nov. 2 1:30 p.m. Council of Trustees Committee Meetings
322, 323, 324, 325 MSU
Nov. 2 3 p.m. Council of Trustees Plenary Session
250 MSU
Nov. 2 4 p.m. University Senate Meeting
103 Academic Forum
Nov. 9 11 a.m. Middle States Accreditation Town Hall
Alumni Auditorium, MSU
Date Time Event
Oct. 31 3:30 p.m. Field Hockey vs. IUP (PSAC Quarterfinals)
Andre Reed Stadium (Video | Stats | Tickets)
Oct. 31 4 p.m. Women's Soccer vs. East Stroudsburg
Keystone Field (Video | Stats)
Nov. 3 7 p.m. Women's Volleyball vs. West Chester 
Keystone Arena (Video | Stats)
Nov. 4 1 p.m. Women's Volleyball vs. Millersville
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.

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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 .