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2022-23 Points of Pride

Nancy Jean Stump Seiger ’54 Botanical Research Center

The new botanical center, located next to Boehm Science Building, will foster faculty and student research by offering controlled greenhouse environments, growth chambers and a fully equipped headhouse.

June 02, 2023

Kutztown University Announces Spring 2023 Dean's List

1,949 students have been named to the Spring 2023 Dean's List at Kutztown University.

June 01, 2023

Shapiro Administration Awards Funding to Kutztown University to Bolster Special Education Teacher Workforce

This grant program builds on the Department’s efforts to recruit and retain teachers in Pennsylvania.

May 02, 2023

Burns Named Dean of College of Education

A Berks County native, Burns brings 20 years of teaching and leadership experience in education to KU.

April 25, 2023

Professor Receives Prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship

Nye was awarded for Film-Video and was one of 171 exceptional individuals selected from nearly 2,500 applications.

April 24, 2023

2023 Chambliss Award Winners

The purpose of the awards is to recognize the exceptional individual achievements of a select group of KU graduating seniors.

April 21, 2023

State System Presidents Sign Higher Ed Pledge

The pledge demonstrates the commitment to provide high quality affordable academic and career education programs and to contribute to the development of a highly skilled competitive workforce in the commonwealth.

April 17, 2023

KU Professor Selected as 2023 Circle of Excellence, Women of Influence Awards Recipient by Lehigh Valley Business

Women of Influence Awards honor high-achieving women for their career accomplishments.

April 12, 2023

KU Designated "Voter Friendly Campus" for 2023

Kutztown is one of four institutions in Pennsylvania and three in the State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) to receive this year’s designation.

April 10, 2023

McMillan Named Dean of College of LAS

McMillan has served as associate dean of the college since 2020, and interim dean since January 2023.

March 21, 2023

KUR Wins 2023 Best On-Air Pledge Drive

The conference awards colleges and universities for exceptional programming and student radio stations on the national level.

March 02, 2023

Alumnus Named Vice Provost & Dean of Graduate Studies

Sheperis has been a professor for more than 22 years, including 12 years dedicated to leadership and administration.

March 01, 2023

KU Receives 2023 Grant Funding for 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 2023

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

Shope Named Dean of College of VPA

Dr. Bradley Shope has been named dean of the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Kutztown University.

December 19, 2022

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 on Saturday, Dec. 17.

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

KU Adds Men's Swimming as 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

KU Named 2022 ALL IN Most Engaged Campuses

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

November 21, 2022

KU 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

KU Dedication of 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 Inaugural Sociology Award

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

September 14, 2022

McQuaid Receives 2022 Wiesenberger Award

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

September 13, 2022

KU Named "Best Regional University" for 2022-23

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 Black Graduate Awarded 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