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September 2023

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

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

Legislative Breakfast to Strengthen Higher Education

Kutztown University hosted a Legislative Breakfast Friday, Sept. 22, as distinguished legislative panelists convened at the McFarland Student Union for a meaningful conversation, sharing insights and collaborating on strategies to enhance the higher education system.

September 27, 2023


Groundbreaking Law Enforcement Training Initiative

Kutztown University is proud to announce its collaboration with the Law Enforcement and Treatment Initiative (LETI) to host an insightful training session aimed at fostering a stronger connection between law enforcement and substance use treatment providers.

September 26, 2023


Sugar Skull To Honor the Day of the Dead

Young and old of any background will be enchanted by “Sugar Skull! A Dia de los Muertos Adventure,” a play with music featuring authentic Mexican songs and folkloric dances performed by three actors, two dancers and three musicians.

September 25, 2023


Council of Trustees Issues Resolution in Recognition of Charles Blocksidge at Thursday's September Meeting

The Kutztown University Council of Trustees recognized trustee Charles Blocksidge with a resolution to highlight the Council’s September board meeting Thursday afternoon.

September 22, 2023


KU Presents! Brings Jakob Dylan and The Wallflowers to Kick Off its 2023-24 Season

Kutztown University’s KU Presents! series is excited to bring singer/songwriter Jakob Dylan and his band, The Wallflowers, to Schaeffer Auditorium 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 27, as the first concert of its 2023-24 season.

September 20, 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


Live Music and Folklife Demonstrations Headline the Fun at Heemet Fescht 2023

Heemet Fescht 2023, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 23, features live music in the barnyard, traditional crafts, folklife demonstrations, hearth-cooking, live animals, children’s activities and more.

September 18, 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


Vice President Peña to Retire from KU Dec. 22

Peña has served Kutztown University for two decades.

September 14, 2023


Hispanic Heritage Month 2023

This national, month-long celebration recognizes the diversity of the Hispanic/Latino/x/e culture and commemorates the achievements, contributions and histories of American citizens who have ancestry from Mexico, Spain, Central and South America and the Caribbean.

September 13, 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


Hungarian Pianist János Kéry Plays at KU on 9/12

Kutztown University’s Department of Music welcomes Hungarian pianist János Kéry for a lecture-recital on the Hungarian Rhapsodies of composer/pianist Imre Székely at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 12, Schaeffer Auditorium.

September 08, 2023


KU Welcomes Class of 2027

Kutztown University welcomed the members of its Class of 2027 in August.

September 07, 2023


Nordlund Receives 2023 Arthur and Isabel Wiesenberger Award for Excellence in Teaching

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

September 07, 2023


Setliff and Wong Named Recipients of 2023 Chambliss Faculty Research Awards

The Chambliss Faculty Research Award, inaugurated in 2004 through a gift from Dr. Carlson R. Chambliss, professor emeriti of physical science, is meant to recognize the very highest achievement in research and scholarship and can be awarded only once within a person's career.

September 06, 2023


Emerick Named Recipient of 2023 John P. Schellenberg Award for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

The John P. Schellenberg Award for Excellence in Teaching and Learning was established by John P. Schellenberg, emeriti professor of physical science, faculty alumni and friends to recognize an early career faculty member who has demonstrated outstanding work.

September 05, 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.


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