Daily Brief

Sept. 22, 2023

Grand Reopening of de Francesco Building

Kutztown University celebrated a momentous occasion with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday, Sept. 19, for the newly renovated de Francesco Building, home of the College of Business. This remarkable facility is named in honor of Dr. Italo de Francesco, a revered figure in the university's history.

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

High pressure nudges northward. Skies will remain sunny for most of the day but clouds build for the evening. Coastal low pressure that is showing possible tropical development (as I write this forecast) moves in for the weekend. High temperature near 74.


Mather Named KU Presents! Production Coordinator

KU Presents! has named Ross Mather its new production coordinator. Mather is responsible for preparing and implementing the technical services and staffing requirements for internal and external events held in Schaeffer Auditorium and Schaeffer Little Theater. He will also help, when feasible, with special events in the Georgian Room, Wells-Rapp Center for Mallet Percussion Research and athletics facilities. Mather has worked with high-profile artists such as Postmodern Jukebox, Canadian Brass and Soweto Gospel Choir and is a graduate of Millersville University. Welcome to KU, Ross.

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Points of Pride

Kutztown University's Points of Pride website has been updated through Thursday, Sept. 21. Read through the university's notable achievements on our website.

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CEL Advisory Board Meeting

The CEL Advisory Board will meet 3-4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 25, CEL Center, 6 Rohrbach Library, or via Zoom

Erin Kraal, Center for Engaged Learning

KU Presents! Season Opens

Performances for the whole family are waiting for you at Schaeffer Auditorium. 90’s favorite "The Wallflowers" with Jakob Dylan brings their new album to the stage on Wednesday, Sept. 27. On Sunday, Oct. 1, "SUGAR SKULL" shares a musical celebration of Dia de Muertos as part of the Family Series. Tickets can be purchased online or by calling 610-683-4092. Subscribers also receive access to additional discounted tickets to events. KU faculty and staff can access discounted tickets by logging in for tickets with their MyKU log-in.

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Upcoming Events
Date Time Event
Sept. 22 11:30 a.m. Open Forum with Chancellor Greenstein
218 MSU
Sept. 23  11 a.m. Heemet Fescht
Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center
Sept. 25 3 p.m. CEL Advisory Board Meeting 
6 Rohrbach Library
Sept. 26 11 a.m.  Frederick Douglass Institute Open House 
Multicultural Center 
Date Time Event
Sept. 22 7 p.m. Women's Volleyball vs. East Stroudsburg
Keystone Arena Live Video | Live Stats 
Sept. 23 11 a.m.  Field Hockey vs. Mercyhurst
Andre Reed Stadium Live Video | Live Stats 
Sept. 23 1 p.m.  Women's Volleyball vs. Lincoln 
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 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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