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October 2023

News and releases from the Office of University Relations about Kutztown University.

Links to news can be found in the navigation or below.

KU Presents! Brings a Rollicking “Pirates of Penzance” to Schaeffer Auditorium Nov. 9

Kutztown University will be invaded by the zaniest crew of buccaneers of all time when KU Presents! brings the New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players’ hilarious production of “The Pirates of Penzance” to Schaeffer Auditorium, 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 9.

October 31, 2023

New Exhibition on the “Dengelschtock” Celebrates Pennsylvania Dutch Cooperative Farming Technology of the 19th Century

Through stunning installations of early Pennsylvania Dutch hand tools and their farm contexts, the exhibition highlights the cooperative spirit of inter-generational family farming that sustained the region’s culture for centuries.

October 30, 2023

Berks Oldest Wooden Grave Celebrated with New Marker

This new grave marker with replace the original 19th century grave marker that stood for more than 125 years in the historic cemetery behind Bern Reformed Church in Bern Township, Berks County.

October 26, 2023

Admissions Welcome Center

The new facility is expected to open spring 2025.

October 25, 2023

Mobile Mammograms Returning to KU Nov. 1

The screening event will be offered to women over 40 years old who have not had a mammogram in the past year & is open to the entire community.

October 24, 2023

2023 Homecoming Oct. 23-28

Kutztown University is proud to celebrate the return of its annual Homecoming week on campus, Oct. 23-28.

October 23, 2023

Frederick Douglass Institute to Host Dr. Theresa Robinson for Fall Lecture Series

The "What to the Black Woman is Equity in STEM?" event promises to be a thought-provoking and inspiring exploration of the challenges and opportunities faced by Black women in the STEM fields.

October 20, 2023

Kremser Appointed to JJDPC in Harrisburg

Kremser, a professor and department chair in KU's criminal justice department, brings a wealth of expertise and experience to his role on the committee.

October 19, 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

Anthes Named Assistant Dean of College of LAS

Anthes joins KU after serving for 11 years at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) and will assume her new role at KU Monday, Dec. 4.

October 16, 2023

Third Annual Girls in STEM Symposium Nov. 1

This inspiring event aims to empower and excite young girls, equipping them with the confidence and knowledge to embrace future leadership roles in STEM.

October 16, 2023

Former VP Honored with Leadership Award

PROFS provides college access programs, such as college prep and financial knowledge workshops, for high school students and connects Kutztown University students to the campus resources that will help them succeed.

October 11, 2023

John to Host Chambliss Faculty Lecture Oct. 24

In her lecture, John will focus on the economic and cultural implications of the Venezuelan migrant crisis. She will discuss how exacerbated levels of poverty, crime, hyperinflation and poor governance have all increased the migration of Venezuelans to neighboring countries in Latin America and the Caribbean.

October 09, 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

KU Presents! Welcomes Mark Morris Dance Group 10/11

Mark Morris, considered by many to be one of America’s most innovative and influential choreographers alive, will bring the Mark Morris Dance Group to Kutztown University’s Schaeffer Auditorium, 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 11.

October 04, 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

Seventh Annual Gender and Sexual Minorities Conference to Spotlight Advocacy Oct. 6

This year’s conference will spotlight advocacy in action and includes keynote speaker Kat Blaque, an animator, illustrator and YouTuber from southern California who has been blogging her life for the past 10+ years on YouTube. She playfully refers to herself as “intersectionality salad” as she embodies various identities and experiences.

October 02, 2023

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