Non-Credit Courses & Learning Events

Kutztown University is proud to announce an initiative geard toward the local community, that offers low-cost, non-credit lifelong learning experiences for all those interested in acquiring new skills or enhancing their current knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Our department is actively looking for program proposals and ideas of learning and educational experiences for the local Kutztown community! Any ideas could be emailed to or fill out this proposal form with comments. We would love to have you spread the word and to reach out to us to find out more about our upcoming events & wonderful department! Thanks for looking!

 JANUARY / February 2023 Events:
Poster for the Lunch & Learn program.  text is detailed in the next column.

Lunch & Learn

Cost: $10 per session or $25 if attending all three

ThreeVirtual Sessions:

  1. Successfully Job Search
    (January 18, 12 - 12:45 p.m.)
  2. Utilize LinkedIn and Create a Robust Profile
    (January 25, 11 - 12:45 p.m.)
  3. Interview to be Offered the Position
    (February 1, 12 - 12:45 p.m.)

(Receive a complimentary resume & cover letter review by KU Career Development Center!)
*If attended all 3 sessions*

poster for So you want to be a beekeeper program.  Text is detailed in the next column.

So, You Want to be a Beekeeper?

Cost: $25

One Session:

  • Discussing a year in the life of a hobby beekeeper.
  • What is needed to get started.
  • Maintaining a honeybee colony.

January 26, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
McFarland Student Union Room 312

Poster for introduction to real estate investing program.  Text is detailed in next column.

Introduction to Residential Real Estate Investing!

Cost: $299.00 per registrant, if you are a member of the Northern Berks Chamber of Commerce - you may modify this amount to a special price of $270.00.

Learn with Garrett Rhoads, owner of Mid-Atlantic, LLC, as we embark into the world of Real Estate!

What To Expect: The Basics of the Industry, Preventing Expensive Mistakes, Avoiding Scams & Long - Term Economic Stability

Virtual Dates:
January 21, 9 a.m. -12 p.m.
January 24, 6 - 9 p.m.
January 26, 6 - 9 p.m.
January 28, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

  • 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.

    Colla'brew'tive Tasting Event

    We would like to give a big thanks to David Wagaman for introducing us into the world of low/non-alcoholic beers!

    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.

    Seniors looking at etchings on a table in the center of the room
    Welcome meeting with KU senior community, senior members are seated around a board table with a staff member at the head
    Instructor giving a demonstration on etching for senior community members
    KU senior community members looking down at an etching example on a large table