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Kutztown University and the Kutztown University Alumni Association honored Associate Professor of Sport Management and Leadership Studies, Dr. Lorri Engstrom, with the Arthur and Isabel Wiesenberger Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching.
Tara Elliot, a third-year mental health counseling master's degree candidate, is the winner of KU's 2014 Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education's Highmark Graduate Award.
Montgomery County Community College and Kutztown University signed a "reverse transfer" agreement, the first agreement of its kind between a community college and a Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education university.
Kutztown University Acting President Dr. Carlos Vargas-Aburto has appointed Dr. James E. Mackin as acting provost effective August 18. Mackin will take over for Vargas who became acting president July 1 with the departure of Dr. F. Javier Cevallos. Mackin will remain acting provost until a permanent university president is appointed.
The Kutztown University Electronic Media Department has received four Mid Atlantic regional Emmy nominations from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS.
Ryan Perl, a sports management major at KU, was recently featured in the Morning Call for his internship with the grounds crew of Citizens Bank Park, home of the Philadelphia Phillies.
Artist Paul Harryn '76 has donated his abstract, interpretative painting "Odyssey" to Kutztown University.
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.
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.
Guido M. Pichini '74 of Wyomissing has been re-elected to a fourth consecutive term as chairman of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education's Board of Governors.
Kutztown University will be participating in the Yellow Ribbon Program beginning with the 2014-2015 school year. The university will partner with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide additional education benefits to eligible service members, veterans and eligible family members who are classified as Non-Pennsylvania residents and eligible for Chapter 33 (Post 9/11 GI Bill) at the 100% rate.
Catch up on all the latest news in the Summer 2014 issue of the Tower, Kutztown University's Magazine.
Audra McDonald, Broadway, movie and television star who is up for a record-breaking 6th TONY award at this week's TONY award ceremony, will headline the 2014-2015 KU Presents! Performing Artists Series "See You at Schaeffer!"
The Golden Bear men's and women's rugby 7s teams competed at the Collegiate Rugby Championship May 30-June 1. The men's team placed second, losing in the championship final. The women's team placed fourth.
Junior outfielder Brandon Martinez, of the Kutztown University baseball team, has earned the esteemed accomplishment of being named to the Capital One Academic All-America First Team on Thursday afternoon, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).