Daily Brief

Oct. 6, 2023

Three cartoon characters with the word "Harloween" above them.


Residence Life, Housing, and Dining Services cordially invites you to our annual HARLOween 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22, on the DMZ. Campus and community members are invited to bring their children to experience a day full of fun activities, inflatables and treat-or-treat opportunities. We'll have snacks, drinks and the opportunity for the children to win prizes throughout the day. Adult supervision is required for all children under the age of 18. The event is free. In the event of weather changes, the event will be moved to Keystone Field House.

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


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

High pressure begins to retreat allowing moisture to come northward ahead of a cold front. Showers are possible by the afternoon. High temperature near 75.


October Parents and Family Bulletin

This month’s edition of the KU Parents and Family Bulletin has been sent to registered subscribers and can be found online.

University Relations

Campuswide Grass Fertilizer and Weed Control Application

TruGreen will be on campus Monday, Oct. 9, to perform our annual fall fertilizer and weed control application. They should be finished by early afternoon. This will begin early in the morning on south campus, and finish on the north campus.  Please stay off treated areas until they are dry, which usually occurs within 30 minutes or so after the application is completed, but can vary depending on weather conditions. Thank you for your patience.

William Meeker, Facilities

MSU Fall Break Hours

MSU Fall Break Hours: 
- 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6.
- Closed Saturday, Oct. 7.
- Closed Sunday, Oct. 8.
- 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 9.
- Resume to normal hours on Tuesday, Oct. 10.

Student Union

Rohrbach Library Fall Break Hours

Rohrbach Library will be operating under the following adjusted schedule for Fall Break:
- 2-6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 8.
- 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 9.

Jennifer Tanzos, Rohrbach Library

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. 6 10 a.m. GSM Conference Keynote Speaker
218 McFarland Student Union
Oct. 7 7:30 p.m. Lynn Vartan Solo Concert
Wells-Rapp Center
Oct. 9 All Day Fall Break
No Classes; Administrative Offices Open
Oct. 10 All Day Follow Monday Schedule
Oct. 10 6 p.m. Outdoor Rock Concert
(weather permitting)
Schaeffer Lawn
Oct. 10 7:30 p.m. Jenny Klukken Solo Concert
Wells-Rapp Center
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
Women's field hockey team

Field Hockey to Host Adaptive Clinic Sunday for Athletes with Disabilities

Nationally ranked Kutztown University field hockey and the PA Revolution high school club team in Lower Dauphin are teaming up to host an adaptive clinic for athletes with disabilities, members age six and up from the PA Revs All-Starz. The clinic will take place Sunday, Oct. 8, Andre Reed Stadium on the campus of Kutztown University. PA Revs All-Starz is an adaptive, disability-inclusive field hockey team. This is the first time they will be participating on a college campus. "We are so honored to be able to host the first college adaptive clinic at Kutztown University in conjunction with the PA Revolution Field Hockey Club," said KU head coach Marci Scheuing. "This is such a great opportunity for the sport of field hockey, the KU Field Hockey program and also, of course, the athletes that will be taking part in the clinic. We hope to continue to be able to offer these types of clinics in the future."

Sports Information

Date Time Event
Oct. 6 4 p.m. Field Hockey vs. Coker 
Andre Reed Stadium (Live Video | Live Stats)
Oct. 6 7 p.m. Women's Volleyball vs. Shepherd
Keystone Arena (Live Video | Live Stats)
Oct. 7 Noon Women's Soccer vs. Lock Haven 
Keystone Field (Live Video | Live Stats)
Oct. 7 1 p.m. Women's Volleyball vs. Shippensburg
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 .