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2021-22 Points of Pride

Historic Golden Bear Football Season Ends in National Quarterfinal

A last-second defeat in a thrilling contest at Andre Reed Stadium ended KU's record-setting 2021 season.

December 04, 2021


Gold Seal Recognizes Student Voter Engagement

Kutztown University has received a gold seal from the 2020 ALL IN Challenge Awards for student voting participation rates on campus. Gold seals are awarded to colleges and universities that produce a student voting rate between 70-79% in the presidential election.

November 15, 2021


Scholarships for Pell Grant Eligible Students

Kutztown University established its Pell Promise scholarships to help students in need.

November 15, 2021


KU Students Win City Council Positions

Wesley Butler (Reading, Pa.) and Natalie Santos (Allentown, Pa.) won election to their respective city councils in November's elections.

November 05, 2021


Modern Languages Professor Wins Leadership Award

Dr. Nancy Zimmerman, associate professor of modern languages, won the Pennsylvania State Modern Language Association (PSMLA) Frank Muhlern Leadership Award for her outstanding leadership in the world language profession.

October 25, 2021


Physics Alumna Receives 2021 LeRoy Apker Award; Highest National Honor for Undergraduate Physics Research

Kutztown University alumna Caelan Brooks ’21 was named the 2021 recipient of the American Physical Society's LeRoy Apker Award, the highest honor awarded to undergraduate physicists in the United States.

October 21, 2021


Faculty Awarded Three-Year NSF Research Grant to Benefit Underrepresented Students

The grant aspires to better understand the barriers and challenges for success faced by underrepresented high school students in computer science, namely females, underrepresented racial minorities and/or students of low socioeconomic status.

September 29, 2021


KU Climbs in 2022 U.S. News and World Report Rankings for Best Regional Universities

Kutztown University has been named a "Best Regional University" for 2022 in the U.S. News and World Report's annual ranking of U.S. colleges and universities.

September 16, 2021


KU Named to Princeton Review's 2022 "Best in the Northeast"

Kutztown University has been included in the "Best of the Northeast" in 19 consecutive rankings.

September 08, 2021


Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, KU Renew Academic Research Agreement

Kutztown University and Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Kempton, Pa., renewed a five-year agreement of academic cooperation Wednesday, establishing a research affiliation for the mutual benefit of both institutions.

August 25, 2021


Foundation Breaks Ground on Wells-Rapp Center for Mallet Percussion Research

The Kutztown University Foundation broke ground on the Wells-Rapp Center for Mallet Percussion Research.

August 24, 2021


Rodale Institute, KU Sign Academic Research Agreement

Kutztown University and Rodale Institute, Kutztown, Pa., signed a five-year agreement of academic cooperation Monday, establishing a research affiliation for the mutual benefit of both institutions.

August 23, 2021


Newlander Awarded Three-Year NSF Research Grant

The NSF grant will support 36 undergraduate and six graduate students as they conduct digs and artifact analysis involving two 19th-century industrial communities: Stoddartsville and Joanna Furnace.

August 09, 2021


Music Business Concentration Receives National Accreditation

Kutztown University's music business concentration, within the undergraduate music degree program, received accreditation approval from the National Association of Schools of Music.

August 05, 2021


Kutztown Tops Previous School Record with 120 D2 ADA Academic Achievement Award Winners

Kutztown University set a new school record with 120 Division 2 Athletic Directors Association (D2 ADA) Academic Achievement Award recipients for 2020-21, the organization announced Tuesday afternoon.

August 04, 2021


Technical Writing Undergraduate Certificate

Kutztown University's new undergraduate certificate in technical writing addresses this demand in a nine-credit format.

August 03, 2021


KU hosts Press Conference for Senator Haywood and PASSHE to Announce DEI Funding

State Senator Art Haywood and Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education held a hybrid press conference at Kutztown University Wednesday, to announce new funding for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives at PASSHE universities.

July 21, 2021


Women's Basketball Posts Highest GPA In NCAA Division II for 2020-21, Earns WBCA Recognition

Kutztown University women's basketball earned special mention for having NCAA Division II's highest team grade point average during the 2020-21 academic year as the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) released its Academic Top 25 Team Honor Rolls.

July 13, 2021


Certificate in Cybersecurity Announced

A new short-term certificate program in cybersecurity at Kutztown University prepares students to prevent and defend threats to cyberspace and information technology.

July 01, 2021