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2023-24 Points of Pride

$1.5 Million Grant to Collaborate with Rodale Institute for Regenerative Organic Agriculture Program

Funding will support student scholarships; internships; renovations to the university teaching greenhouse, adjacent to the newly built Nancy Jean Stump Seiger ’54 Botanical Research Center; professional development for students, faculty and Rodale Institute employees; farming equipment and land care.

February 29, 2024

Visual Impairment Program Awarded $30,000

Kutztown University received $30,000 from Kutztown Lions Club to support graduate students enrolled in the university’s visual impairment program.

February 14, 2024

Women’s Center Awarded State Grant 2024

Grants are used to combat sexual assault and promote safer campuses.

January 31, 2024

KU Receives 2024 Grant Funding for Hunger-Free Campus

KU 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 11, 2024

Fall 2023 Dean's List Announced

2,093 students have been named to the Fall 2023 Dean's List at Kutztown University.

January 09, 2024

Grant to Support Campus Food Pantry

Kutztown University received a $7,000 grant from Swipe Out Hunger, the leading national nonprofit working to end college student food insecurity, to support campus food pantries.

January 03, 2024

St. Onge Named Vice President of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs

Dr. Stephen R. St. Onge has been named vice president of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs at Kutztown University.

December 13, 2023

Football Wins Super Region Championship

The Golden Bear football team won its first regional title, advance to national semifinals.

December 02, 2023

Golden Bear Field Hockey Wins First NCAA Title

The KU field hockey team won its first national championship Sunday.

November 19, 2023

Football Wins PSAC Championship

The Golden Bear football team won the 2023 PSAC Championship, the third in program history.

November 11, 2023

Dr. Asteriadou Inducted into Teacher Hall of Fame

Dr. Maria Asteriadou, professor of piano and chamber music, has been inducted into the esteemed Steinway and Sons Teacher Hall of Fame.

November 09, 2023

Best for Vets 2023

Military Times is the largest and most comprehensive ranking of schools for military service members and veterans.

November 07, 2023

Haring Fitness Court Honored with Building Berks Award for Community Innovation and Unity

This esteemed accolade celebrates the remarkable synergy of art, health and community unity brought to life through this groundbreaking initiative.

November 06, 2023

Admissions Welcome Center

The new facility is expected to open spring 2025.

October 25, 2023

New University Partnership Paves Path for Students

An innovative partnership between two area community colleges and two regional universities will keep students on a pathway to a college degree with a variety of transfer agreements that will benefit students whose journey to higher education may have been interrupted.

October 18, 2023

$2.2 Million Grant to Increase Retention, Graduation Rates and Eliminate Equity Gaps for Students

Kutztown University has been awarded a five-year, $2.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to implement a Title III program, which is funded 100% with federal funds, to increase undergraduate retention and graduation rates and eliminate equity gaps for Kutztown University students.

October 05, 2023

Transfer Honor Recipient for 6th Consecutive Year

KU was among 208 colleges & universities in the U.S. to be recognized for the dynamic pathways they have created to support community college transfer students.

October 03, 2023

Highest KU Freshman GPA in Fall 2023

Kutztown University welcomed 2,237 new degree-seeking students for the 2023-24 academic year, including an all-time high in incoming freshman GPA and new student diversity, and the first increase in overall full-time equivalent (FTE) students since 2010.

October 03, 2023

Grand Reopening of de Francesco Building

Features include accessible entrances, student lounges, active learning classrooms, group study spaces, conference rooms equipped with state-of-the-art technology and comprehensive Wi-Fi coverage.

September 19, 2023

KU Named a Best Regional University

Kutztown University was named a "Best Regional University" for 2023-2024 in the U.S. News and World Report's annual ranking of U.S. colleges and universities.

September 18, 2023

Kutztown University Wraps Comprehensive Campaign

Together, We’re Golden: The Campaign for Kutztown University raised more than $46M

September 14, 2023

Wells-Rapp Center for Mallet Percussion Research

This project was part of Together, We’re Golden, Kutztown University’s first 100% student-focused, comprehensive campaign.

September 12, 2023

Leaders of University’s Historic Fundraising Campaign Honored with Kutztown University President's Medal

The President's Medal was created in 2014 by the president's office to be awarded to individuals who bring honor and distinction to our institution and who serve as examples to our students and our alumni.

September 11, 2023

Nordlund Receives 2023 Wiesenberger Award

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

September 07, 2023

Jennifer Castro Named Director of Admissions

A KU graduate, Castro comes to KU from Lehigh University in Bethlehem and brings more than 15 years admissions experience.

September 01, 2023

Governor Shapiro partners with Google, PASSHE to Train & Expand Commonwealth’s Workforce for High-Growth Jobs

The new initiative will train Pennsylvanians for in-demand fields, including cybersecurity and data analytics.

August 31, 2023

Schuck Named 2023 Employee of the Year

Schuck has been with the university since 2007.

August 30, 2023

Princeton Review Ranks KU in Best Colleges 2024

Kutztown University has been included in the regional list in 21 consecutive rankings, dating back to the 2004 rankings released in August 2003.

August 29, 2023

Johannes Schwalm Historical Association Selects Kutztown University as New Home of Digital Military Archives

The collection is made up of thousands of pages of original documents from the United States, Britain and Germany.

August 22, 2023

KU Awarded Physics Research Grant by NSF

This marks the fifth consecutive grant from the NSF for Das, whose research has been continuously funded since 2010 by the premier federal agency for the support of basic research in the United States.

August 21, 2023