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Top News Stories
Dr. Martha M. Geaney has been appointed dean of the College of Business at Kutztown University. She replaces Dr. William Dempsey who will retire May 29.
Dr. Greg Setliff, associate professor, Department of Biological Sciences, and student workers are helping to study and eliminate the invasive spotted lantern fly from Berks County.
Dr. Edward Simpson, Department of Physical Sciences, and Dave Fillmore '06 discuss with the Reading Eagle their historic findings.
The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International announced today that the Kutztown University College of Business has earned accreditation from the organization.
More than 1,300 graduates will walk during Kutztown University of Pennsylvania's spring commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 9.
Kutztown University is introducing five new minors which will be open to students for the fall 2015 semester, including astronomy; digital communication and new media; entrepreneurship; Spanish for modern business; and supply chain management and logistics.
Kutztown University has received a five-year, $614,375 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to encourage incoming freshman to join the computer science major.
Kutztown University celebrated the recipients of its annual Academic Achievement Awards in a ceremony on April 24 in the McFarland Student Union. The ceremony included remarks Dr. Carlson R. Chambliss, Professor Emeritus, Physical Science, and Dr. Anne Zayaitz, acting provost.
Samantha Kronstadt, a graduate student at Kutztown University receiving her Master of Education specializing in student affairs in higher education at graduation this May, has won the National Career Development Association's (NCDA) annual poetry contest.
In a study released by the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, Kutztown University contributed more than $550 million of the system's estimated $6.7 billion economic impact on the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
KU senior Raul Palomo's musical composition part of recital at Liszt Academy in Hungary, thanks to Daniel Immel, Department of Music faculty (via Reading Eagle)
Avalanche, Kutztown University's golden bear mascot, earned the title of Mascot Madness Champion Monday evening with a 15-vote victory over Rocky of Slippery Rock University.
The Entrepreneurship Club at Kutztown University hosted a March 27 luncheon on Insights on Women as Innovators. (Via the Kutztown Patriot)
The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education today unanimously selected Dr. Kenneth S. Hawkinson to be the next president of Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, effective July 1.
Several Kutztown University students are featured, in this article from the Reading Eagle, for their work as volunteer firefighters with the Kutztown Fire Company. (subscription required)