Senior Scholars

Kutztown University is proud to announce a new initiative geared toward the local senior community. Senior Scholars will offer low-cost, noncredit lifelong learning experiences for the 50+ age community.

Senior Scholars is actively looking for program proposals and ideas of learning and educational experiences for the 50+ Community! Any ideas could be emailed to or fill out this proposal form with comments. If you are 50+ or know anyone in that age range please do not hesitate to spread the word and to reach out to us to find our more about our upcoming events & wonderful department! Thanks for looking! 

To Register for any upcoming events listed below please visit:

  • Our Upcoming Events 2022

    Colla"Brew"tive Tasting Event

    Hey KU 50+ Community! Please join us for a "Near Beer" tasting event! Held September 23rd, 2022 @ 3 P.M in the McFarland Student Union Building RM 322. Registration is $10 for the tasting of 5 no/low alcohol beers. For more information please contact Lori Lentz at or reach us by phone at (610)-683-4478.

    Tips For Identity Theft Protection

    The fear of identity theft can be the source of stress for anyone, whether they rely on traditional means of financial management, or prefer to handle most things online. Thankfully, there are some easy steps individuals can take to safeguard accounts and other personal information. Join Kelly Ann Ryan, manager of PSECU at Kutztown University, to learn helpful tips for protecting yourself from identity theft. Kelly Ann is a Certified Credit Union Financial Counselor who has a passion for bringing financial education programs to students, staff, and community members of Kutztown University. Please Join Us in the McFarland Student Union Building RM 312 on October 17th at 7:00 P.M.

    The Silent Service

    Submariners from the Lehigh Valley Submarine Veterans Base will present what their life was on a submarine and additional information about them. On November 3rd @ 2 P.M. in McFarland Student Union Building RM 312. Stay tuned for details and registration information.

  • Our Past Events

    Printing an Etching

    Here we have Dr. Evan Summer, professor emeritus, the processes involved creating and etching on a copper plate. While explained the plate would then be printed using intaglio inking and a Takach press.

    President Hawkinson intrugued and enjoying his time here at our first event!

    President Hawkinson had a great time looking at the completed pieces.

    Dr. Evan Summer explaining to members of our community what printing and etching is.

    Tutorial in progress.

    Members in the community looking in the etching.

    Getting inspiration.