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2022-23 Points of Pride

Grant Funding from Governor and First Lady for PA Hunger-Free Campus

Kutztown University was awarded a $60,000 grant with the purpose of addressing food insecurity on campus, including expanding access to food options, creating awareness initiatives and upgrading facilities.

January 12, 2023


Women’s Center Awarded State Grant for Continued Support of It’s On Us PA

Governor Tom Wolf established It’s On Us PA, the nation’s first statewide campaign to combat campus sexual assault and violence, nearly seven years ago and has made Pennsylvania a national leader in improving campus safety.

January 11, 2023


Fall 2022 Dean's List Announced

More than 1,980 students have been named to the Fall 2022 Dean's List at Kutztown University.

January 09, 2023


Honorary Doctorate to Norman A. Inkpen Jr.

Kutztown University awarded Norman A. Inkpen, Jr. an honorary doctorate at the institution's 2022 Fall Commencement Ceremony Saturday, Dec. 17, at O'Pake Fieldhouse.

December 19, 2022


KU Radio Receives Seven Nominations for National Broadcasting Conference for Second Consecutive Year

Kutztown University Radio (KUR) received seven nominations in different categories for the 83rd Annual Intercollegiate Broadcasting System Conference.

December 13, 2022


Kutztown University to add men's swimming as its 23rd varsity sport

The new sport will support the university's strategic enrollment efforts while enhancing the Golden Bears women's swimming roster.

December 12, 2022


2022 ALL IN Most Engaged Campuses for College Student Voting

ALL IN recognizes colleges and universities for making efforts to increase student voter participation.

November 21, 2022


Kutztown University announces partnership with Folds of Honor

Through this partnership, Kutztown University is matching up to $2,000 of the scholarship awarded through Folds of Honor to students of disabled or fallen military service members and first responders.

November 10, 2022


Kutztown University, Kutztown Community Partnership Dedicate Keith Haring Fitness Court

The Keith Haring Fitness Collection is a limited edition, outdoor, public art collaboration with the Keith Haring Foundation in New York and Outdoor Fitness Court and the National Fitness Campaign.

October 21, 2022


Kutztown University Boasts Increases in New Students, Freshman Class GPA and Diversity

Kutztown University welcomed 2,224 new degree-seeking students for the 2022-23 academic year, an increase of 3.9%, while retention of students increased to 79%, the highest for the university since 2000.

October 03, 2022


KU Dedicates DeLight E. Breidegam Building: Headquarters of the Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center

This state-of-the-art research library will be open to students, faculty, visiting researchers and the public, allowing access to this unique collection showcasing four centuries of the Pennsylvania German cultural presence in the region.

September 30, 2022


College of Education Receives Murray Award for Preparing High-Quality Teachers

Kutztown University’s College of Education received the 2022 Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) Murray Award in recognition of the university’s commitment in preparing high-quality teachers to enter the educational field.

September 27, 2022


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

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 associates degree at a private ceremony at the President’s Residence.

September 26, 2022


KU Designated as a PA Hunger-Free Campus+

Kutztown University has been designated as a PA Hunger-Free Campus+ by the Pennsylvania Department of Education in recognition of the university’s commitment and leadership in the area of college student food security.

September 20, 2022


For 20th Straight Year, Princeton Review Ranks KU as One of Best in Northeast

Kutztown University has been featured as one of the "Best in the Northeast" by The Princeton Review for 2023.

September 15, 2022


Fu Named Recipient of Prestigious Inaugural Sociology Award

This award recognizes members of the ASA who demonstrate outstanding teaching skills in the field.

September 14, 2022


McQuaid Receives 2022 Arthur and Isabel Wiesenberger Award for Excellence in Teaching

The annually presented award is given to a faculty member who has demonstrated superlative teaching skills and service to the university.

September 13, 2022


2022-2023 U.S. News and World Report Rankings for Best Regional Universities

U.S. News lists KU as No. 121 of the Best Regional Universities for the northern region, two spots higher than last year.

September 12, 2022


Vlaun Named 2022 Employee of the Year

Congratulations to Veronique Vlaun, clerical assistant, Honors Program, on being named the 2022 Kutztown University Employee of the Year.

August 31, 2022


First African American Graduate Presented Kutztown University President's Medal

In 1950, Crenshaw became the first African American to graduate from the institution, earning a B.S. in education.

August 26, 2022