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News Releases

The Office of University Relations produces news releases on special events, speakers and campus community accomplishments. Browse the links below to find the top stories making news at KU, or review the links under "news releases" to the left for all releases.

Top News Stories

Read the Latest Tower Magazine

February 2, 2016

The winter 2016 issue of the Tower, Kutztown University's magazine, is online. Check out the newest articles and catch up on KU's alumni news.

Council of Trustees Approves 2015-16 Budget Amendment

January 28, 2016

The Kutztown University Council of Trustees approved an amended Educational & General Fund budget of $123.1 million for the institution for the 2015-16 fiscal year.

Floor Plans: Inside the Home of President and Mrs. Hawkinson

January 21, 2016

The Reading Eagle tours the president's residence, which the Hawkinsons have transformed into a community center and art gallery featuring the work of the university community.

KU Baseball Coach Named King of Baseballtown

January 20, 2016

Kutztown University baseball coach Chris Blum was honored Tuesday night as this year's "King of Baseballtown" in front of a capacity crowd at the Phillies Winter Banquet hosted at the Crowne Plaza in Reading.

Hawkinson Presents First Ever President's Citation

January 20, 2016

Dr. Kenneth Hawkinson, president of Kutztown University, today presented the first ever President's Citation. The award was given to Ryan Baron, a biology/pre-med major from Garwood, N.J. Baron recently completed his sophomore year as an offensive lineman for the Golden Bear football team.

KU Unveils New Cub Cafe

January 19, 2016

Kutztown University's renovated Cub Cafe opened for students today in the McFarland Student Union.

Educator of the Year: Dr. Kenneth Hawkinson, Kutztown University President

January 4, 2016

The Reading Eagle (subscription required) profiles KU President Kenneth Hawkinson as the Educator of the Year in its Newsmakers of the Year series.

New Year Stories: A Woman and Her Granddaughter Earn Their Degrees

January 1, 2016

Graduating together from Kutztown University in December 2015, grandmother and granddaughter talk about their inspirational journey.

Physics Program Leads Pennsylvania in Undergraduate Degrees

December 23, 2015

The Kutztown University Physics Program was recently recognized by the American Institute of Physics (AIP) for producing the highest average number of undergraduate physics degrees in Pennsylvania.

KU Announces Fall 2015 Dean's List

December 21, 2015

More than 1,650 students have been named to the Fall 2015 Dean's List at Kutztown University.

Morgan Named to AFCA Division II Coaches' All-America Team

December 10, 2015

Redshirt-junior offensive lineman Jordan Morgan, of the Kutztown University football team, earned the prestigious honor of being named to the 2015 American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Division II Coaches' All-America Team.

Council of Trustees Approve Candidates for Degrees

December 10, 2015

The Kutztown University Council of Trustees approved the candidates for degree in preparation for 2015 Winter Commencement on Saturday. The action was one of six approved by the Council at its December board meeting Thursday afternoon.

Field Hockey Trio Close Careers with All-America Honors

December 7, 2015

Anna Behm, Kayla Denlinger and Rayann Fink led the Kutztown University field hockey team into the national rankings and the playoffs in 2015, and were rewarded on Monday with All-America honors from Longstreth / the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA).

New President is Shaking Things up at Kutztown University

November 27, 2015

Read about President Hawkinson's plans for leading KU in this article from the Morning Call.

Music Department to Offer Sesquicentennial Holiday Concert

November 24, 2015

The Kutztown University Department of Music will host its celebration of Kutztown's sesquicentennial, holiday concert on Dec. 6, at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. in Schaeffer Auditorium. The concert will feature performances from Kutztown's Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, University Choir and Bear Voices. Solo performances from the respective groups as well as collaborations with each other will take place. Admission to this event is free.