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KU great gets the Call from the Hall
Golden Bear legend will be enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame Saturday

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Andre Reed
Andre Reed
KU great gets the Call from the Hall
Golden Bear legend will be enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame Saturday

July 30, 2014

Kutztown University football legend Andre Reed '05 will be enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday (August 2).  Reed, who played at Kutztown from 1981-84, went on to a stellar career with the Buffalo Bills in the National Football League.  He becomes the first Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference alumnus to earn the honor.

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Luis Beltran
Major: Elementary Education, Class of 2015
KU is this future educator's home away from home

One trip to Kutztown University was all it took for Brooke Benson. The rest is history.

Upon her visit to Kutztown, Benson fell in love with the "home-away-from-home feel" and felt drawn to the school with its great reputation in educating future educators.  

As soon as the early education major made the commitment to Kutztown, she wasted no time in becoming involved in extracurricular campus life. She immediately joined sorority Phi Sigma Sigma, which has been one of her fondest engagements at KU. Read more

    Luis Beltran
    Major: Psychology, Class of 2015
    Enhancing connections, leadership skills through involvement

    How many university presidents invite entire student organizations to their home for dinner?

    For Kristine Hernandez, a junior clinical psychology major and Presidential Ambassador, dining with KU’s president was one of the highlights of her undergraduate experience.  Read more

      Cameron Lipnicky
      Majors: Leisure and Sport Studies, Business, Class of 2015
      Exploring the business-side of athletics

      Kutztown University junior Cameron Lipnicky's love for everything athletics was the foundation for his selection of two majors: leisure and sport studies and business administration. Read more

        Cameron Lipnicky
        Major: Art Education/Crafts, Class of 2014
        Unlocking potential through KU’s art programs

        Emily Shaffer has found her niche in art education and fine metals, and through Kutztown University, she's paving a path of success in the arts. She found the beautiful landscapes, culture-rich atmosphere and diverse student body artistically inspiring - Emily knew KU was the right choice.

        Through art education, Emily hopes to help her future students experience the positivity and freedom one can gain from creativity. With her crafts major, she has already made a statement in the art field by being one of 158 artists in the U.S. to have their work featured in the 37th Annual Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show. Read more

        Major: Political Science, Class of 2016
        "The first thing I saw at Kutztown was opportunity."

        When Derrick Taylor first arrived at Kutztown University, he observed an array of opportunity and experiences laid out before him. He shed himself of reserve and eagerly made his way through open doors. A passionate political science major, Taylor has sharpened his leadership skills, not only through his major, but through involving himself in campus organizations, such as ACE and BSU. He also has been a fundamental part in the development of a Kutztown chapter of the NAACP.  

        "The first thing I saw at Kutztown was opportunity," recalls Taylor. "The staff and faculty won't let you fail. They'll push you to your limit and then increase your limit and push you further. You are somebody. It's a loving environment here. You can come here and draw your own picture. That's why I chose KU." Read more

        Major: Biology/Pre-Med, Class of 2014
        Future dentist building a solid foundation through KU's sciences

        Alexa Sicher has aspired to be a dentist with her own practice since kindergarten. The university felt like home to Sicher, a Kutztown native. She chose her major, Biology/Pre-Med, and her minor in Biochemistry to take the next step to achieve her dentistry goals.

        "The challenging programs that Kutztown University has designed for those interested in joining the medical field have allowed me to become confident in my abilities, excel as a student, and grow as a young adult. My work and education made me an extremely competitive candidate for dental schools, which was my ultimate goal." Read more


          Acclaimed Artist Donates Abstract Painting to KU

          July 28, 2014

          Artist Paul Harryn '76 has donated his abstract, interpretative painting "Odyssey" to Kutztown University.

          Council of Trustees Appoints New Officers

          July 21, 2014

          The Kutztown University Council of Trustees has appointed new officers for the 2014-2015 academic year. John "Jack" Wabby '68 has been appointed the chair of the trustees, Dr. Charles Blocksidge '65 has been appointed vice chair, and Tom Heck has been appointed secretary.

          Professor Assists U.S. Department of Justice in Ukraine

          July 14, 2014

          In April, Dr. Gary Cordner, Kutztown University professor of criminal justice, traveled to Kiev, Ukraine, on behalf of the U.S. Department of Justice, to discuss policing philosophies and strategies that are employed by police forces in democratic countries.

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          Andre Reed Pro Football Hall of Fame Induction

          August 1, 2014

          Kutztown University graduate Andre Reed '05 will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, on Saturday, August 2, 2014. Full Coverage

          PASSHE Board of Governors Approves 2014-15 Tuition Rates

          July 8, 2014

          The Board of Governors of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) today approved a $198 tuition increase for the 2014-15 academic year. Read more

          Apply for On-Campus Housing

          July 1, 2014

          Apply before Aug. 1 to waive the $75 application fee and place $25 of dining flex on your KU ID account monthly starting in September for the Fall 2014 semester. Apply for on-campus housing via the MyHousing website | More information

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