Daily Brief

Sept. 28, 2022

Super Bowl Champion John Mobley Receives President's Medal, Inducted into Athletics Hall of Fame

John Mobley, one of the greatest players in Kutztown University football and NCAA Division II history, returned to campus Saturday, Sept. 24, and was presented with the Kutztown University President’s Medal, inducted into the KU Athletics Hall of Fame and was awarded his associate degree at a private ceremony at the President’s House. Mobley racked up numerous accolades during an All-America career as a linebacker with the Golden Bears from 1991-95, before going on to earn All-Pro honors and a pair of Super Bowl titles with the National Football League’s Denver Broncos. The former Golden Bear also took part in Saturday’s pregame coin toss.

University Relations


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

Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.



The Department of Elementary, Middle Level, Library and Technologies is saddened to share that Dr. Jennefer Gehringer's mother, Mrs. Frances Frye, passed away Saturday, Sept. 24, at the age of ninety. Details on the viewing and service can be found here. Cards can be sent to the department.

Tracy Keyes, Department of EMLT

KU Rock Ensembles Rock the Fountain Concert

The Rock Ensemble will be playing a pop-up concert starting after 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, at Alumni Plaza and going until they run out of tunes (two sets). We hope to see you there.

Courtney Smith, Department of Music

Road Closure

South Campus Drive between Deatrick Hall and Beck Hall will be closed for a short period Thursday, Sept. 29. A contractor will be making repairs to the road, please avoid this area. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Kyle Mills, Facilities Maintenance

Clay Club's Annual Bowl-A-Thon

Come make bowls to donate to The Opportunity House, a community empowerment organization in Reading, Pa. for their Souper Bowl fundraising event, 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, 108 Sharadin. All KU community members are welcome. Contact kuclayclub@gmail.com for more information.

Gwendolyn Yoppolo, Clay Club

"Bob Ross" Painting, Stay Alive Make Art

Health Promotion Services is offering a program "Bob Ross" Painting, "Stay Alive Make Art for Sober September" 7-9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, 200 Student Recreation Center. Come prepared to create a finished work of art canvas with Ann Lemon and friends. Snacks and all materials will be provided.

Frances C. Cortez Funk, Health & Wellness Services


Faculty Expert List

Local, regional and even national media often contact KU to find experts in various fields. This exposure strengthens the university’s academic standing in the community and provides you an opportunity to be recognized for your exceptional knowledge and skills. If you are interested in being part of the university’s Media Resource Guide, please fill out this form and send to Bryan Salvadore, Communications, Education House, salvadore@kutztown.edu. KU’s current Media Resource Guide can be found here. If you are included in last year’s guide and require updates, please contact Bryan Salvadore.

Bryan Salvadore, Communications

Faculty First Thursday

Please join us for a Faculty First Thursday presentation by Tim Betz, professor of art history, 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, 13G Schaeffer. Betz will talk about his upcoming book "Making History: Makerspaces at Museums and History Sites." Topics to be discussed include the power of learning a historic process as a teaching and research tool and the importance of preserving historic trades as intangible cultural heritage. This free presentation is open to the entire university community and is presented by the Office of the Dean, College of Visual and Performing Arts.

Joselyn Wynter, College of Visual and Performing Arts

Upcoming Events
Date Time Event
Sept. 28 4:30 p.m. Why Overturning Roe Matters: Panel Discussion
Sept. 28 8 p.m. Open-Observatory Night
300 Grim Science Building
Sept. 29 11 a.m. Open Forum with Chancellor Greenstein
183 McFarland Student Union
Sept. 29 3 p.m. Open Hour with Provost
Bears Den, McFarland Student Union
Sept. 30 6:30 p.m. Clay Club's Annual Bowl-A-Thon
108 Sharadin
Sept. 30 7 p.m. "Bob Ross" Painting, Stay Alive/Make Art
200 Recreation Center
Oct. 1 8 a.m. STEM Open House
Boehm Science Center
Oct. 3 3 p.m. President's Open Hour
301 Stratton Administration Center
Oct. 5 7:30 p.m. KU Presents! - Sam Bush Band
Schaeffer Auditorium
Oct. 6 11 a.m. Faculty First Thursday
13G Schaeffer
Oct. 7 All Day Gender & Sexual Minorities Conference
218 McFarland Student Union Building

Date Time Event
Sept. 28 7 p.m. Women's Soccer vs. Lock Haven
Keystone Field (Live Stats | Live Video)
Oct. 1 9 a.m. Women's Bowling vs. Chestnut Hill
Jay Lanes
Oct. 1 1 p.m. Women's Soccer vs. Shippensburg
Keystone Field (Live Stats | Live Video)
Oct. 2 noon Women's Golf vs. KU Fall Invitational
Moselem Springs Golf Club


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.

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