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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

Sports Management and Leadership Studies Earns Accreditation

October 7, 2015

The Department of Sports Management and Leadership Studies at Kutztown University has received accreditation from the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA).

Hochberg to Present Chambliss Lecture October 6

September 23, 2015

Dr. Cheryl Hochberg, chair of the fine arts department at Kutztown University, will present the fall 2015 Chambliss Faculty Lecture at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 6 in the Academic Forum room 201. This event is free and open to the public.

Kutztown University Marching Unit Selected for Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade

September 23, 2015

The Kutztown University Marching Unit has been selected as one of 17 bands to appear in the 2015 Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday, Nov. 26.

Enrollment at 9,000 to Begin Sesquicentennial Year

September 22, 2015

Kutztown University's overall enrollment is 9,000 for the 2015 fall semester. The total includes an all-time high minority enrollment of 19.4 percent, and an increase of first-time, full-time freshmen by 4.5 percent.

Computer Science Graduate Program Ranked One of Best in Nation

September 22, 2015

The Kutztown University Master of Computer Science program has been ranked in the top 100 in the nation by The Financial Engineer (TFE) Times.

KU to Re-Dedicate Three Renovated Residence Halls

September 17, 2015

Kutztown University will re-dedicate three recently renovated residence halls on Friday, Sept. 18 at 1:30 p.m. in front of Schuylkill Hall. The halls include Berks, Lehigh and Schuylkill, each one housing approximately 200 students.

Donovan Selected for Harrisburg Internship Semester

September 16, 2015

Charles Joseph Donovan of West Grove, Pa., is working for the state Board of Probation and Parole as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education.

Noon Selected for Harrisburg Internship Semester

September 16, 2015

Dan J. Noon of Ashland, Pa., is working in the Office of House Democratic Whip Michael Hanna, D-Lock Haven, as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education.

Stahler Presented Arthur and Isabel Wiesenberger Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching

September 14, 2015

Dr. Theresa Stahler, faculty chair, Secondary Education Department, has been awarded the Arthur and Isabel Wiesenberger Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching. This award is presented annually to one faculty member who has served Kutztown University in a manner which sets him or her apart from faculty colleagues.

KU Planetarium Announces Fall Schedule

September 14, 2015

The Kutztown University Planetarium will be hosting public showings throughout t

Department of Mathematics Recognized at International Conference

September 4, 2015

Kutztown University's Department of Mathematics was recently highlighted for its cutting-edge work in applied mathematics at the 8th International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM), Aug. 10 - 14, 2015, in Beijing, China. KU was one of only nine institutions in the world to be recognized.

KU Students Look to Bring Attention to Homelessness

September 4, 2015

This Labor Day weekend KU student writers, photographers, videographers and graphic/web designers will all be visiting the Opportunity House, a residential and transitional housing shelter in Reading, Pa., to participate in an immersive journalism event, the first of its kind in the area. The program will run from Saturday morning, Sept. 5 until Monday morning, Sept. 7.

Canines at Kutztown: New President Invites Staff to Dog Walk

September 1, 2015

Kutztown University's new president, Dr. Kenneth S. Hawkinson, took about 25 faculty, staff and some of their dogs for a welcoming stroll around campus Monday evening.

Kruger Named to United States Rugby World Cup Team

September 1, 2015

Niku Kruger '15 has been named to the 31-man team representing the United States in the Rugby World Cup 2015 England.

Student-Athletes Raise Money for Childhood Cancer Charities

August 30, 2015

More than 250 Kutztown University student-athletes came out to Andre Reed Stadium on Saturday to compete in various events for the common goal of raising money to fight childhood cancer.