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Oct 24, 2013


The Daily Brief

 Rick Vito

The Kutztown University Foundation and Alumni Engagement office would like to invite all faculty and staff to join us tonight at 7:30 p.m. as we host the Rockin' Alumni Showcase in Schaeffer Auditorium.  The Alumni Showcase will feature Rick Vito (formerly of Fleetwood Mac) and the Lucky Devils and Mark Wayne Glasmire '77.  We are offering two complimentary tickets per faculty and staff person.  Please visit the information desk in MSU to pick up your tickets with your valid KU ID.  We are looking forward to seeing everyone at this great event to help re-open Schaeffer Auditorium.  For additional information on the performance or the performers, please visit


The Kutztown University Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) will give back to the community by cleaning up Main Street in the Kutztown Borough on the morning of Sunday, Oct. 27, the day after Kutztown's annual homecoming celebration.  Kutztown's SAAC consists of 36 current student-athletes comprising all 21 NCAA men's and women's programs. Members of SAAC will start at the top of Main Street at the intersection of Normal Ave. in downtown Kutztown, and work their way down to the bottom of the hill at the intersection of Constitution Ave.

For more information about Kutztown SAAC and how to get involved, please contact Donald Justus at



Kutztown University Writing Center announces new Sunday night hours! Students may drop in to our new satellite location at University Place in the Commons Room on Sunday nights from 7 - 9 p.m. They must bring their student ID and sign in at the front desk. No appointment necessary! Remaining dates for Fall Semester are 10/27, 11/3, 11/10, 11/17, and 12/1.

Amanda Morris, director, University Writing Center



Attention Faculty and Administrators:  Are you in need of a professional portrait?  A photographer is on campus TODAY from 1-3 pm in #109 Stratton Administration Center. This is a great opportunity for new faculty, VP's, deans or those who would like to update their headshot for use in publications, media releases, web sites and other university needs.  

                Camille DeMarco, University Marketing


This week's MSU Movie Series film is "Grown Ups 2" which will be shown in the MSU Alumni Auditorium on Thursday and Friday at 8 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Admission is free! Check out the MSU movie website for more information.

        John Alfero, technical services coordinator, McFarland Student Union



KU Dining Services would like to welcome Paul Mack, Senior Food Service Director for ARAMARK to Kutztown University.  Paul recently replaced Jim Mallozzi who moved on to a new position with ARAMARK. Paul's office is located in the South Dining Hall and his contact information is  and x3-4968.


ARAMARK Catering:  Please welcome, Kathryn Deeter, Catering Administrative Assistant.  Kathryn will be the new contact person helping you with all your catering needs!  You can reach Kathryn at or call x3-4680.


Congratulations to Beverly Lukens in the catering department. Beverly took over the Catering Director job and congratulations to Margaret Reign who moved up to the Assistant Catering Director.

Kent Dahlquist, Dining Services



The Kutztown University Council of Trustees will hold a regular meeting on Thursday, Oct. 24 at 4 p.m. at the Stratton Administration Building, room 301.

Elsa G. Collins, President's Office



It is Homecoming Week!  Please make every effort to get involved and help support KU! Spirit Stations will be held throughout campus during homecoming week and if you are spotted wearing KU gear, prizes may await.


The homecoming week schedule is as follows:




Sharon Olds

7 p.m., Georgian Room, Old Main

World-renowned poet Sharon Olds will give a reading of her poetry. A reception and signing will immediately follow the reading. The reading is free and open to the public.


Rockin' Alumni Showcase featuring Rick Vito

7:30 p.m., Schaeffer Auditorium

Rick Vito returns to Kutztown University sharing a bill with country singer Mark Wayne Glasmire '77, a fellow Kutztown University alumnus.


Pep Rally

8 p.m., Student Recreation Center

Get pumped-up for Homecoming events with KU Athletes, Homecoming Court, Cheerleaders, Dance Teams, KU performers, Avalanche and free KU Spirit items.




KU Field Hockey vs. Limestone                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

4 p.m., University Field


Black Light Party

8 p.m., DMZ

Have a blast under the tent enjoying music and glow lights.




KU Fan Fest sponsored by PSECU

10:30 a.m., DMZ

Join other KU community members and alumni to celebrate Homecoming with free food and great swag to get fans prepared to cheer the Golden Bears to a victory.


Golden Bear Sporting Events - Saturday, Oct. 26

Show your maroon and gold as you cheer on the Golden Bears! Watch for the halftime announcement of Homecoming King and Queen at the football game.

•PSAC Cross Country Championships, 10 a.m. • North Campus Course

•KU Football vs. ESU, 1:05 p.m. • University Field

•KU Field Hockey vs. Seton Hill, 7 p.m. • University field



Saturday, Oct. 26, 7:30 p.m.

Schaeffer Auditorium

The show is SOLD OUT!




Signature Broadway

Monday, Oct. 28, 7:30 p.m.

Schaeffer Auditorium

Broadway comes to Kutztown in a spectacular night of music! Kutztown alumnus and founder of Arlington, Virginia's TONY-award winning Signature Theatre, Eric Schaeffer directs an evening of Broadway showstoppers featuring some of its greatest stars - 3 time TONY nominee Rebecca Luker (Mary Poppins, The Music Man, Showboat), Tony nominee Christiane Noll (Ragtime), Tony nominee Ron Rains (Follies), and Broadway
and West End veteran Jason Danieley (The Full Monty) - along with a 23-piece backing orchestra. 

Homecoming events are sponsored by Association of Campus Events; KU Presents!; Housing, Residence Life and Dining Services; KU Alumni Association; KU Athletics; KU Foundation and Alumni Engagement; Office of Student Involvement; Pepsi; PSECU; and Student Government Board. For more information about Homecoming Events, please visit


Friday, October 25 - Field Hockey vs. Limestone - 4 p.m. (University Field) Live Stats | Live Audio

Saturday, October 26 - Men's and Women's Cross Country Host PSAC Championships - 10 a.m. (North Campus Course)

Saturday, October 26 - Football vs. East Stroudsburg - 1:05 p.m. (University Field) Live Stats | Live Audio | Live Video

Saturday, October 26 - Field Hockey vs. Seton Hill - 7 p.m. (University Field) Live Stats | Live Audio