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Prof. Schaeffer
Difference Maker
Read about how KU faculty and staff made a difference to KU alumni

The late Randy Schaeffer, associate professor in the Department of Mathematics, made a difference in the life of Michael Geiswhite '07.

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    Business professor and student
    Business
    AACSB Accredited
    Developing thoughtful, creative business professionals who lead with expertise and integrity.

    The Department of Business Administration in the College of Business has earned accreditation for its Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Master of Business Administration programs by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International. AACSB accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in business education. 

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    Business professor and student
    Education students with children
    Education
    Nationally recognized, accredited programs
    Training tomorrow's educators, producing leading-edge research and designing innovative programs.

    Education programs are at the core of our university, both in terms of our history and continued commitment to produce highly educated and trained teachers for our region and our state. KU's nationally recognized and NCATE-accredited programs include Art Education, Elementary Education, Music Education, Secondary Education, Special Education. At the graduate level, the Library Science and Reading programs are nationally recognized. Special Education-Vision Impairment (VI) is the only undergraduate program of its kind in Pennsylvania and the largest undergraduate program in the U.S.

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    Education students with children
    Physical Science Students
    Physical Sciences
    Providing a firm foundation for life and career success
    Our students pursue knowledge on scales that stretch from subatomic to cosmic, from individual to global.

    Physical Sciences, which include BiochemistryChemistry, Geology, Marine Science and Physics are distinguished by a commitment to undergraduate research. This experience gives students opportunities to serve as co-authors of presentations at national meetings and of publications in peer-reviewed journals.

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    Physical Science Students
    Ceramics students
    Visual & Performing Arts
    A long-standing tradition as a center for quality, creative expression
    Preparing students as leaders in the profession.

    Accredited undergraduate programs in Communication Design, Crafts, Studio Art, MusicMusic Education and Art Education, as well as graduate level programs in Art Education and Communication Design, have national reputations. Kutztown University is geographically located within easy reach of the major world art centers.  The visual and performing arts programs at Kutztown occupy newly renovated and expanded state of the art facilities.

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    Ceramics students
    Social Work Students
    Social Work
    BSW, MSW, DSW
    KU offers a full continuum of social work education.

    A recently approved Doctor of Social Work degree provides the full continuum of social work educational programming: Bachelor of Social WorkMaster of Social WorkDoctor of Social Work. This full cadre of educational opportunities for social workers is relatively unique in nationally accredited social work programs.

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    Social Work Students
    Emily
    Major: Professional Writing, Class of 2015
    “I chose Kutztown because of the unique experience the professional writing major offers.”

    For Emily Leayman, from Emmaus, Pa., being a journalist has been a dream since high school. Searching for a university that was near home, had reasonable tuition, and helped fine-tune her writing skills brought her to Kutztown University. As an English/professional writing major, Leayman has been allowed to read and think critically as well as communicate both verbally and in writing. She now explores various writing skills- from journalism to public relations to creative writing. Read more.

      Professor Participates in Unprecedented International Pschology Project

      August 28, 2015

      Associate Professor Dr. Robert Ryan, along with 269 co-authors from around the world, published their findings in Science Magazine following their investigation into the reproducibility of psychological science.

      KU to Host Sesquicentennial Races October 2

      August 27, 2015

      Kutztown University will host the Sesquicentennial 5K Cross Country Run and 150-yard Cub Dash on October 2 at 6 p.m. in honor of its 150th year anniversary.

      KU Named a Princeton Review Best of the Northeast

      August 6, 2015

      Kutztown University has again been named a "Best in the Northeast" by the Princeton Review. The education services company is widely known for its test prep programs and college and graduate school guides, named 225 institutions to its "Best in the Northeast" section.

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      Upcoming Special Events

      August 24, 2015

      KU Opening Day Address and Video

      August 21, 2015

      Dr. Kenneth S. Hawkinson, president, welcomed faculty, staff, emeriti and guests to campus for the Opening Day celebration. In addition to Dr. Hawkinson's address, highlights of the celebration include the announcement of the 2015 Arthur and Isabel Wiesenberger Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching, speeches from the university's union and student leaders, the official kickoff of Kutztown University's Sesquicentennial Celebration by Guido and Susan Pichini, honorary chairs of the Sesquicentennial Committee, and KU 2014-15: 365 days in 3:38 video slideshow. watch/read more

      Extended Hours

      August 21, 2015

      Several offices will offer extended hours during move-in day and the first two weeks of the semester. read more

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