Board of Governors names 12th President of Kutztown University
Dr. Kenneth S. Hawkinson to begin presidency July 1

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Dr. Kenneth S. Hawkinson named President of KU
Board of Governors names 12th President of Kutztown University
Dr. Kenneth S. Hawkinson to begin presidency July 1

March 17, 2015

The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education today unanimously selected Dr. Kenneth S. Hawkinson to be the next president of Kutztown University, effective July 1. 
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    Dr. Kenneth S. Hawkinson named President of KU
    Announcing KU's First Doctorate, Doctor of Social Work
    Doctor of Social Work
    First doctoral students to begin in fall 2015, pending MSCHE approval
    Focus on preparing leaders and educators for career advancement

    March 13, 2015

    The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Board of Governors today approved Kutztown University's request for its first doctoral program.  KU will offer a Doctor of Social Work degree in collaboration with Millersville University. It is one of only two Doctor of Social Work programs offered in Pennsylvania.  The program will begin in fall 2015 pending approval by the Middle State Commission on Higher Education. More information

    Announcing KU's First Doctorate, Doctor of Social Work
    Major: Special/Elementary Education, Class of 2016
    Individuality makes Kutztown what it is.

    Every class taken at Kutztown University further confirms Special/Elementary Education major Joe Scoboria's aspirations of leading and educating our nation's youth. Scoboria has left no opportunity unattended during his KU career, building connections with students, faculty and administration through the Student Government Board and other activities that have amply prepared him for life after college. Read more about Joe Scoboria's Golden Bear experience.

      Major: Biology/Pre-Med, Class of 2015
      "Every class I have taken has been vital to my education."

      Tabetha Super has a passion for science.  She found that the Biology/Pre-Med track at Kutztown University perfectly fit her desire to learn how to help people.  Her participation on the women's rugby team has helped her be a leader and even gave her a chance to put some of her academic skills to work.  Now, she's on her way to becoming a chiropractor. Read more

      Major: Electronic Media, Class of 2015
      "If you are graduating from Kutztown in Electronic Media, you are prepared."

      With every class taken, internship completed, club participated in, conference attended and connection made, Electronic Media major Steve Maugeri is making huge strides in the right direction toward his dream of becoming a sports broadcaster. KU's abundance of opportunity both within and outside of the Electronic Media program has been invaluable to the senior. "That's the beauty of this major as a whole, you can get involved. The classes teach you requisite skills in Electronic Media. The clubs teach you the nature of the business." Read more

      Major: Secondary Education/Spanish, Class of 2017
      Learn...to inspire others

      Waskar Paulino, Secondary Education/Spanish major, is making the most out of Kutztown University. Through involvement and hard work, Paulino steps closer everyday to his dream of teaching and inspiring. Read more

      Malenda, Margariete '16
      Major: Geology, Class of 2017
      Digging up amazing research as an undergraduate

      The buzz of energy surging through the geology program in the Department of Physical Sciences is enthralling.  Margariete Malenda needed to be a part of it. With steadfast eagerness and curiosity, it was not long before Malenda went from investigating in labs to presenting research findings at major seminars. As a junior undergraduate student, Malenda has been heavily involved in research, which drew the enthusiastic praise of professional geoscientists and academics from all over the world recently at a conference in Vancouver. Malenda's success proves that Kutztown University students can brilliantly shine at any educational level or program of study.  Read more.

      Malenda, Margariete '16

      KU Contributes More Than $557.8 Million to Pennsylvania Economy

      April 15, 2015

      In a study released by the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, Kutztown University contributed more than $550 million of the system's estimated $6.7 billion economic impact on the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

      A Relationship Defined by Music Composition

      April 12, 2015

      KU senior Raul Palomo's musical composition part of recital at Liszt Academy in Hungary, thanks to Daniel Immel, Department of Music faculty (via Reading Eagle)

      Avalanche Crowned Mascot Madness Champion

      April 7, 2015

      Avalanche, Kutztown University's golden bear mascot, earned the title of Mascot Madness Champion Monday evening with a 15-vote victory over Rocky of Slippery Rock University.

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      Register for 2015 Summer Sessions

      March 16, 2015

      Looking to get ahead or started early? Choose KU's summer sessions. You can take classes on campus and online. Register for Kutztown University's Summer Sessions. Session I begins May 27.

      Upcoming Special Events

      February 23, 2015

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