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2020-21 Points of Pride

KU Earns Highest-Ever Ranking, Named Best for Vets by Military Times for Seventh-Straight Year

Kutztown University has been ranked in Military Times' 2021 Best for Vets: Colleges rankings for the seventh-straight year. KU was ranked 19th among four-year schools, the highest ranking in school history (75th, 2019).

June 21, 2021


Communication Design Ranks Among Top 10 Graphic Design Programs in Pennsylvania for 2021

Kutztown University's Department of Communication Design was ranked eighth in Animation Career Review’s 2021 Top 10 Graphic Design School Programs in Pennsylvania.

June 17, 2021


Spring 2021 Dean's List Announced

Nearly 2,300 students have been named to the Spring 2021 Dean's List at Kutztown University.

June 02, 2021


Senior Becomes First Women's High Jump All-American in Program History

Senior Becca Hemingway of the Golden Bear women’s track and field team became the 26th All-American in Kutztown University women's track & field history after her sixth-place finish in the high jump at the NCAA Division II Outdoor Championships hosted by Grand Valley State University on Memorial Day weekend.

May 29, 2021


Softball Senior Named All-American

Senior Jenna Lipowski of KU softball team was named a 2021 National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-American, earning third team recognition. Jenna becomes the 13th NFCA All-American in program history.

May 25, 2021


KU Launches Internship Program for Employees of Local School Districts Pursuing Certification

Allows individuals to pursue their certification while maintaining their current employment.

May 24, 2021


KU Awards Inaugural Undergraduate Research and Creativity Faculty Mentorship Awards

The awards recognize excellence in faculty engagement with undergraduate researchers.

May 12, 2021


Rock Ensemble Wins Award from DownBeat Magazine for Fourth Consecutive Year

Kutztown University's Rock Ensemble I won two DownBeat Student Music Awards for Undergraduate College Outstanding Performance for 2021.

May 10, 2021


Liquid Interactive, KU Partner for Sixth Annual Digital Marketing Award

Liquid Interactive, a premier marketing and tech agency in the Lehigh Valley, recently concluded its sixth annual Liquid Digital Marketing Award competition, a special event that allows Kutztown University students to apply their digital marketing know-how.

May 10, 2021


Basden Arnold Named Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs

Dr. Lorin Basden Arnold has been named provost and vice president for Academic Affairs.

April 16, 2021


Physics Senior Wins State System Award for Academic Excellence; Second-Straight Winner for KU Physics

Kutztown University's Caelan Brooks was presented as the 2021 winner of the Syed R. Ali-Zaidi Award for Academic Excellence Thursday morning at the State System's virtual Board of Governors meeting.

April 15, 2021


KU Student Wins Design Contest for Goodwill Reusable Bags

Kutztown University senior Jamie Sterner had her design selected as the winner of Goodwill Keystone Area's Bag Design Contest.

April 14, 2021


Four Graduate Education Programs Included in 2021 U.S. News and World Report’s Best Online Programs

KU has been ranked among Pennsylvania’s best online graduate-level programs with its inclusion in the U.S. News and World Report’s 2021 Best Online Master’s in Education Programs.

January 27, 2021


Kutztown University Launches Minor in Business Analytics

Kutztown University now offers a new minor in business analytics within its Department of Business Administration.

January 20, 2021


Fall 2020 Dean's List Announced

More than 2,325 students have been named to the Fall 2020 Dean's List at Kutztown University.

January 14, 2021


Fall 2020 Virtual Commencement Set for Dec. 12

Nearly 475 students will be awarded degrees during Kutztown University's fall virtual commencement at 9 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 12.

December 08, 2020


Professor Achey Joins NSF-Sponsored Inorganic Chemistry Education Research Project

Dr. Darren Achey, associate professor of Physical Sciences, has been named a Virtual Inorganic Pedagogical Electronic Resource (VIPEr) Fellow in an innovative study to develop, test and refine a flexible, foundation-level inorganic chemistry course.

October 28, 2020


KU Wins Statewide Award for Outstanding Counselor Education Program

Kutztown University's Department of Counselor Education and Student Affairs was awarded the Outstanding Counselor Education Program by the Pennsylvania Counseling Association (PCA) at its annual conference held Saturday, Oct. 3.

October 21, 2020


Kutztown University Receives Prestigious $1 Million Grant to Recruit Talented Students in Mathematics, Computer Science and Information Technology

KU awarded grant to recruit and support talented mathematics, computer science and information technology students with demonstrated financial need.

October 20, 2020


KU Offers Graduate-Level Criminal Justice Concentration in Master of Public Administration Degree

From violent crime to public order offenses, the Master of Public Administration with a concentration in criminal justice at Kutztown University focuses on applied problem-solving skills.

October 15, 2020