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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

Kutztown University Named a "Best for Vets"

November 11, 2014

Kutztown University has been selected to appear on The Military Times' Best for Vets list. This recognition acknowledges KU's commitment to providing opportunities for America's veterans.

KU Department wins PCA Outstanding Counselor Education Program of the Year Award

November 10, 2014

Kutztown University's Counseling and Student Affairs Department is the winner of the Pennsylvania Counseling Association's (PCA) 2014 Outstanding Counselor Education Program of the Year Award. Members of the department accepted the award at a luncheon on Saturday, Nov. 8, during PCA's annual conference, held in State College, Pa.

Professor to be Featured on the Weather Channel

November 6, 2014

Dr. Edward Simpson, chair, Physical Sciences Department, will appear on an episode of the Weather Channel's "Strangest Weather on Earth" Sunday, Nov. 9 at 9 p.m.

Kutztown University's commitment to Remain Affordable to all Reinforced

November 1, 2014

Morning Call feature on Pell Grants shows KU's commitment to all students.

KU to Offer Online Autism Spectrum Disorder Endorsement Program for Educators

October 30, 2014

Beginning in winter 2015, Kutztown University's Department of Special Education will offer an online, 12-credit autism endorsement program for currently certified teachers or seniors who are enrolled in a program leading to instructional certification.

Professor Receives 2014 Ronald Lunardini Mentoring Award

October 30, 2014

Dr. Kelley R. Kenney, KU professor of counseling and student affairs, has been honored as the recipient of the Pennsylvania College Personnel Association (PCPA) 2014 Ronald Lunardini Mentoring Award.

Professor Authors Book on Understanding Adolescents for Helping Professionals

October 30, 2014

Dr. Avidan Milevsky, associate professor of psychology at KU, is the author of the forthcoming "Understanding Adolescents for Helping Professionals."

KU to Become Home of Nation's Largest Rare Percussion Instrument Collection

October 22, 2014

On Friday, Oct. 24, Kutztown University will become home to the largest collection of rare xylophones, marimbas and vibraphones in the nation.

Lauren Smith Wins PSAC Golf Championship

October 20, 2014

Lauren Smith, of the Kutztown University women's golf, team carded a two-round score of 155 to become the first women's golf individual Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) champion in the program's history. Kutztown as a team placed second in the two-day championship event, hosted by Hershey Country Club.

KU Names Stadium in Honor of Andre Reed

October 18, 2014

Kutztown University's stadium was named in honor of Golden Bear alumnus and Pro Football Hall of Famer Andre Reed '05 at a ceremony at the facility on October 18.

Burstein Sets Record for Women's Soccer Wins

October 8, 2014

Kutztown University head women's soccer coach Erik Burstein eclipsed the program's all-time wins record in Wednesday's 2-0 win over Seton Hill University at Keystone Field.

KU Artists to Return to Prestigious Philadelphia Craft Show

October 2, 2014

The Kutztown University Visual Arts Program (KUVA) has been invited to participate in the 38th annual Philadelphia Museum of Art (PMA) Craft Show, held from Nov. 6 - 9 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Kutztown is one of only four colleges in the country and the only public school invited to participate.

KU Named "Military Friendly School"

September 23, 2014

Kutztown University has been awarded the designation of Military Friendly School, by Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life

Electronic Media Wins Two Crystal Pillar Awards from Regional Emmys

September 22, 2014

The Kutztown University Department of Electronic Media won two Crystal Pillars at the Mid Atlantic regional Emmy awards Sept. 20 in Philadelphia, Pa.

Kutztown Baseball Honored at State Capitol for PSAC Championship

September 15, 2014

Members of the Kutztown University baseball team received a once-in-a-lifetime experience of Monday afternoon. In honor of its recent conference championship, the Golden Bears were invited to the State Capitol building, given a tour of the facilities, and recognized during the afternoon session of Senate.