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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

KU Student Awarded Danzer Fellowship to Study in Germany

April 21, 2014

Kutztown University junior Chloe Swope has received the Danzer Fellowship to study abroad at Reutlingen University in Germany.

Professor Serves as Academic Expert for Legislation in Support of Sibling Visitation Rights

April 21, 2014

Dr. Avidan Milevsky, associate professor of psychology, was asked to serve as an academic expert in support of legislation that would give standing to siblings who wanted to petition the court for visitation rights, in cases of divorce, adoption or placement proceedings.

Junior Conducts Groundbreaking Research on Autoimmune Disorders

April 18, 2014

Ryan Kohn, a junior biology major at Kutztown University, was awarded a Carole and Ray Neag Undergraduate Research Grant to obtain scientific equipment that will allow him to research macrophages and protein inhibition. Kohn specializes in molecular, micro and cell biology.

PASSHE Board of Governors Honors President Cevallos

April 15, 2014

Earlier this month, KU President Dr. F. Javier Cevallos was honored for his dedication and contributions to Kutztown University in a resolution by the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Board of Governors.

Haddad Named National Wrestler of the Year

April 14, 2014

Kutztown University national heavyweight champion Ziad Haddad has earned the most prestigious award in collegiate wrestling. On Monday, he was named the NCAA Division II National Wrestler of the Year, as voted on by the Division II coaches.

Sophomore Awarded Undergraduate Research Grant

April 4, 2014

Margariete Malenda, a sophomore geology major, was awarded a Carole and Ray Neag Undergraduate Research Grant to travel to the Dàbăoshān mine in China and study how minerals are layered throughout the rock.

Language Resource Center hosts World Languages Meet

March 28, 2014

Read about the World Languages Meet, hosted by the Kutztown University Language Resource Center, in this article from the Morning Call.

Kutztown U. and Dr. Seuss, too

March 26, 2014

Horton Hears KU, a discussion group about Dr. Seuss books, is featured in this video and story from the Morning Call.

Jim Clements named head football coach

March 20, 2014

Kutztown University announced the hiring of Jim Clements as the new head football coach, effective Monday morning, March 24. Clements comes to Kutztown after serving as the head coach at Delaware Valley College for eight years.

KU establishes exchange program with university in northern Germany

March 19, 2014

Kutztown University's Department of Modern Language Studies has established a language-intensive exchange program with the University of Hildesheim in northern Germany for students enrolled in the German studies major or secondary education/German. KU will also host students from Hildesheim.

Field Hockey Earns Academic Team Award and 12 Individual Honors

March 19, 2014

Twelve members of the field hockey team were recognized by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) on Wednesday afternoon as selections to the 2013 Gladiator by SGI/NFHCA Division II National Academic Squad. Kutztown was also honored with a team award as a program with a team GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Kutztown University Radio Brings Home the Gold

March 18, 2014

Kutztown University Radio (KUR) took home the gold at the 74th annual International Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS) Radio Awards.

Hollywood recognizes KU for Electronic Media talent

March 17, 2014

The Kutztown University chapter of the National Broadcasting System was named Model Chapter of the Year for excellence in service and their high level of achievement and activity at the National Broadcasting Society national conference in Hollywood, Calif.

Ziad Haddad wins Division II Wrestling national championship

March 15, 2014

A season-long goal and a lifelong dream came true on Saturday night as Kutztown University's Ziad Haddad can now call himself a National Champion after he won the NCAA Division II National Heavyweight Championship at the Cleveland Public Auditorium.

Kutztown University announces winter graduates

March 13, 2014

Kutztown University has confirmed the graduation of 441 students this winter. Commencement exercises were held Dec. 14; however, students had until the end of the winter session in January to complete all graduation requirements.