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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

July 27, 2015

The summer 2015 issue of Tower, Kutztown University's magazine, is online. Check out the newest articles and catch up on Kutztown University alumni news.

Education Professor Named to National Commission on Clinical Practice in Teacher Preparation

July 23, 2015

Dr. Cynthia Stunkard, assistant professor of education at Kutztown University, has been named to the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE)'s new Clinical Practice Commission (CPC).

Mahosky Selected as Gettysburg National Military Park Artist-in-Residence

July 21, 2015

Gettysburg National Military Park's Artist-in-Residence for August will be painter and multimedia artist, Mark Mahosky, KU professor of fine arts.

Pichini Elected to Fifth Term as Chair of State System Board of Governors

July 10, 2015

Guido M. Pichini '74 of Wyomissing has been re-elected to a fifth consecutive term as chairman of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education's Board of Governors.

Three New Degree Programs Approved

July 9, 2015

The State System approved a new Bachelor of Fine Arts in applied digital arts degree, a Master of Arts in arts administration degree and a Master of Education in music education. All three programs fall under Kutztown's College of Visual and Performing Arts.

President Hawkinson Presents KU Action Plan to State System

July 9, 2015

Kutztown University president Kenneth S. Hawkinson, Ph.D., presented the institution's 2015 Action Plan at the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Board of Governors meeting Wednesday afternoon in Harrisburg.

Kutztown Repeats School Record with 145 PSAC Scholar-Athletes

July 7, 2015

Kutztown University Athletics repeated its performance in the classroom from last year and placed a school-record-tying 145 student-athletes on the 2014-15 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Scholar-Athlete team, announced by the conference office Monday afternoon.

KU Announces Recent Graduates

June 17, 2015

Kutztown University has conferred degrees on nearly 1,400 students during the winter, spring and summer terms.

Kutztown and East Stroudsburg Universities Announce Formation of Procurement Collaborative

June 4, 2015

East Stroudsburg University (ESU) and Kutztown University (KU), both member institutions of Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education, announced today the formation of the State System Northeast Regional Procurement Collaborative (NERPC), a shared procurement services division that will enable both universities to create efficiencies, economy of operations and cost savings opportunities to benefit each institution as well as the students they represent.

KU Presents! Announces 2015-2016 Season

June 4, 2015

A New Orleans brass music protégé, an iconic Broadway star, a fiddle master and pitch perfect a cappella singers are just a few of the exciting events on the 2015-2016 KU Presents! schedule announced today.

KU Announces Spring 2015 Dean's List

June 3, 2015

More than 1,700 students have been named to the Spring 2015 Dean's List at Kutztown University. To be eligible for the list, an undergraduate student must be registered for at least 12 credits and have a minimum grade point average of 3.60.

Geaney Named Dean of College of Business

May 19, 2015

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.

KU Professor, Students Join Fight Against Invasive Fly

May 19, 2015

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.

Kutztown University Team Finds 220-Million-Year-Old Fossil

May 16, 2015

Dr. Edward Simpson, Department of Physical Sciences, and Dave Fillmore '06 discuss with the Reading Eagle their historic findings.

KU College of Business Granted Prestigious AACSB Accreditation

May 11, 2015

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.