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2021-22 Points of Pride

Art and Design Department Rank Among Top 10 Graphic Design Programs in Pennsylvania for 2022

The 2022 list is Animation Career Review’s eighth annual ranking compilation for graphic design.

June 06, 2022

Men's Rugby Wins National Championship

With the Golden Bears' 17-12 victory over Dartmouth in the Collegiate Rugby Championship (CRC) Men's Premier National Cup Final, they claimed the first national championship in program history.

May 30, 2022

Liquid Interactive and Kutztown University Partner for Seventh Annual Digital Marketing Award

Each year, Liquid partners with one of its clients to present KU students with a real-world challenge they must respond to with a digital marketing campaign.

May 19, 2022

Kutztown University Awarded $50,000 from T-Mobile Hometown Grants for Keith Haring Fitness Court

This world-class, one-of-a-kind court is the result of a partnership with the university and Kutztown Community Partnership.

May 12, 2022

McCargo Serves as Interim VP for Student Affairs

Dr. Donavan D. McCargo will serve as interim vice president for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs at Kutztown University, effective June 18.

May 10, 2022

Softball Team Wins PSAC Championship

Kutztown University's nationally ranked softball team won the 2022 PSAC Championship, the second in program history.

May 08, 2022

KU Rock Ensemble Wins 3 Downbeat Student Music Awards

Kutztown University's Rock Ensemble I received two 2022 Downbeat Student Music Awards and a singer in the ensemble, Delacey Lora, has been named ‘Best Singer’ in the Pop, Rock and Blues category.

May 05, 2022

KU Receives Two Year NSF Grant

The project will use an intersectional lens to identify the underlying drivers of systemic gender inequities affecting STEM faculty and culminate in a five-year plan to advance organizational change.

May 04, 2022

Schwank Announces $100,000 in State Grant Funding

Kutztown University will receive $100,000 in state grant funding for the Keith Haring Fitness Court, thanks to advocacy from State Sen. Judy Schwank.

April 21, 2022

KU Student Awarded National Research Fellowship

This fellowship award provides Maybruck with a three-year annual stipend of $34,000 as well as a $12,000 cost of education allowance for tuition and fees.

April 19, 2022

Students Win Business Plan Competition 2022

Students created a business plan for the Schedula Degree Planner, an online platform that would redefine the way college students and advisors interact.

April 14, 2022

KU and RACC Sign B.S. Physics: Engineering Technology Dual Admissions Transfer Agreement

Under the dual admissions agreement, Reading Area Community College students will be guaranteed admission into KU's B.S. Physics: Engineering Technology degree program with third year (junior) status at Kutztown University on the condition that they meet specific criteria.

April 11, 2022

KU Named 2022 Transfer Honor Roll Recipient

Kutztown University was one of 10 Pennsylvania schools honored and the only member of Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education.

April 07, 2022

Watson Receives 2022 Research & Publication Award

The Outstanding Research and Publication Award is given to individuals who demonstrate a personal and outstanding commitment to the improvement of curriculum development, as well as those who exhibit a passion for instruction, supervision, professional growth and the education of future generations.

March 30, 2022

Professor Receives NSF Grant to Provide Scholarships for Diverse STEM Teacher Candidates

The grant will support the recruitment of more STEM professionals to careers in secondary STEM teaching.

March 22, 2022

Sophomore Receives Scholarship, Internship from TE Connectivity through African Heritage Scholarship Program

Crutchfield is an IT major from Pottsville, Pa. and will join TE in May to complete a 10- to 12-week internship at sites throughout the U.S.

March 17, 2022

KUR Wins Best Station Promo

Kutztown University Radio (KUR) won for Best Station Promo at the 82nd Annual Intercollegiate Broadcasting System Conference.

March 10, 2022

Women's Basketball Headed to NCAA Tournament

Kutztown University part of the 64-team 2022 NCAA Division II Women's Basketball Championship field for just the second time in program history.

March 06, 2022

Professor Receives Patent for New Precision Sensors

Dr. Kunal Das, professor of physics, has received a patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office for his invention of a new method for precision detection and sensing of rotation and magnetic fields.

March 03, 2022

KU Brings Rare Keith Haring Fitness Court to Campus

Kutztown University is partnering with Kutztown Community Partnership (KCP) to bring a world-class, one-of-a-kind Keith Haring Fitness Court to campus to help promote health and wellness in the Kutztown community.

March 02, 2022

2022 Winner of Data Analytics Achievement Award

Connor Ellis, Maple Glen, Pa., was named the 2021-2022 winner of the $1,000 Liquid Interactive Award for Achievement in Data Analytics at Kutztown University.

February 28, 2022

Kraal Featured for STEM Pedagogical Research

Dr. Erin Kraal, Physical Sciences, was recently featured on the Scientia website, profiling her work in STEM pedagogical research.

February 23, 2022

Schearer Receives KU Community Partnership Award

This award is given annually and recognizes individuals who go above and beyond in their endeavors.

February 17, 2022

Students' and Faculty’s Rare Species Assessment Featured in Conservation Organization Article

Recently, the team has successfully published a Red List Assessment for a species of beetle, the Giant Longhorn Beetle (Xixuthrus heros).

February 10, 2022

Fall 2021 Dean's List

More than 1,920 students have been named to the Fall 2021 Dean's List at Kutztown University.

January 19, 2022

Students Implement Amazon Alexa into Classroom

Three computer science and information technology students successfully implemented Amazon Alexa with Extron classroom audio/visual systems to allow for voice-controlled technology on campus.

December 21, 2021

KU Football Season Ends in National Quarterfinal

A last-second defeat in a thrilling contest at Andre Reed Stadium ended KU's record-setting 2021 season.

December 04, 2021

Gold Seal Recognizes Student Voter Engagement

Kutztown University has received a gold seal from the 2020 ALL IN Challenge Awards for student voting participation rates on campus. Gold seals are awarded to colleges and universities that produce a student voting rate between 70-79% in the presidential election.

November 15, 2021

Scholarships for Pell Grant Eligible Students

Kutztown University established its Pell Promise scholarships to help students in need.

November 15, 2021

KU Students Win City Council Positions

Wesley Butler (Reading, Pa.) and Natalie Santos (Allentown, Pa.) won election to their respective city councils in November's elections.

November 05, 2021

Modern Languages Professor Wins Leadership Award

Dr. Nancy Zimmerman, associate professor of modern languages, won the Pennsylvania State Modern Language Association (PSMLA) Frank Mulhern Leadership Award for her outstanding leadership in the world language profession.

October 25, 2021

Physics Alumna Receives 2021 LeRoy Apker Award; Highest National Honor for Undergraduate Physics Research

Kutztown University alumna Caelan Brooks ’21 was named the 2021 recipient of the American Physical Society's LeRoy Apker Award, the highest honor awarded to undergraduate physicists in the United States.

October 21, 2021

KU Awarded NSF Grant for Underrepresented Students

The grant aspires to better understand the barriers and challenges for success faced by underrepresented high school students in computer science, namely females, underrepresented racial minorities and/or students of low socioeconomic status.

September 29, 2021

KU Climbs in 2022 U.S. News and World Report Rankings for Best Regional Universities

Kutztown University has been named a "Best Regional University" for 2022 in the U.S. News and World Report's annual ranking of U.S. colleges and universities.

September 16, 2021

KU in Princeton Review 2022 "Best in the Northeast"

Kutztown University has been included in the "Best of the Northeast" in 19 consecutive rankings.

September 08, 2021

KU Renews Academic Research Agreement at Hawk Mtn

Kutztown University and Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Kempton, Pa., renewed a five-year agreement of academic cooperation Wednesday, establishing a research affiliation for the mutual benefit of both institutions.

August 25, 2021

KU Foundation Breaks Ground on Wells-Rapp Center

The Kutztown University Foundation broke ground on the Wells-Rapp Center for Mallet Percussion Research.

August 24, 2021

Rodale Institute, KU Sign Academic Research Agreement

Kutztown University and Rodale Institute, Kutztown, Pa., signed a five-year agreement of academic cooperation Monday, establishing a research affiliation for the mutual benefit of both institutions.

August 23, 2021

Newlander Awarded Three-Year NSF Research Grant

The NSF grant will support 36 undergraduate and six graduate students as they conduct digs and artifact analysis involving two 19th-century industrial communities: Stoddartsville and Joanna Furnace.

August 09, 2021

Music Business Receives National Accreditation

KU's music business concentration in the undergraduate music degree program, received accreditation approval from the National Association of Schools of Music.

August 05, 2021

2021 D2 ADA Academic Achievement Award Winners

Kutztown University set a new school record with 120 Division 2 Athletic Directors Association (D2 ADA) Academic Achievement Award recipients for 2020-21, the organization announced Tuesday afternoon.

August 04, 2021

Technical Writing Undergraduate Certificate

Kutztown University's new undergraduate certificate in technical writing addresses this demand in a nine-credit format.

August 03, 2021

Senator Haywood and PASSHE Announce DEI Funding

State Senator Art Haywood and Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education held a hybrid press conference at Kutztown University Wednesday, to announce new funding for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives at PASSHE universities.

July 21, 2021

Women's Basketball Posts Highest GPA In NCAA Division II for 2020-21, Earns WBCA Recognition

Kutztown University women's basketball earned special mention for having NCAA Division II's highest team grade point average during the 2020-21 academic year as the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) released its Academic Top 25 Team Honor Rolls.

July 13, 2021

Certificate in Cybersecurity Announced

A new short-term certificate program in cybersecurity at KU prepares students to prevent and defend threats to cyberspace and information technology.

July 01, 2021