KU News & Media

Read about KU's people, places and events and our distinct achievements and contributions to the educational, economic and cultural well-being of the campus and our community.

Bear Essentials

Wednesdays, throughout academic year.

Bear Essentials is the weekly e-newsletter for students at Kutztown University, highlighting upcoming events and announcements students need to know about.

Daily Brief


The Daily Brief is a e-newsletter for faculty and staff of Kutztown University.

Parent Bulletin


The Parent and Family Bulletin is a monthly e-newsletter for parents/family of KU's current students.

The Tower

Summer 2019

The Tower, produced twice a year, features fascinating alumni, campus news and notes, extraordinary faculty and students.

News & Announcements

Hannah Shirk recognized as PSAC Field Hockey champion scholar athlete

Senior Hannah Shirk of the nationally-ranked Kutztown University field hockey team has been a standout in the classroom, and her hard work was recognized as Shirk earned the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Field Hockey Champion Scholar.

KU Professor Creates First and Only August Wilson Journal

Famed late Pittsburgh playwright, August Wilson, comes to life again in a collection of interviews, stage reviews and essays now available online in the inaugural edition of the August Wilson Journal, thanks to the work of Kutztown University professor of English, Michael Downing.

KU Students Experience Life-Changing Internships at The Washington Center

This past summer, three Kutztown University students had the life-changing opportunity to participate in The Washington Center’s Academic Internship Program.

Kutztown University Receives Silver Seal for Excellence in Student Voter Engagement

Kutztown University has been awarded a silver seal from the 2019 ALL IN Challenge Awards.

KUDOS: Information Technology

We sat down with the Office of Information Technology to get an inside look at the dedicated individuals who innovate and maintain every aspect of KU’s technology – from helping students with their passwords to developing network infrastructure.

Field Hockey Selected for NCAA Playoffs

Kutztown University field hockey will see its 2019 season continue as it earned a bid into the NCAA Tournament.