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Top News Stories
Senior defender and captain Katie Oliveri (Mifflinburg, PA/Mifflinburg) of the Kutztown University women's soccer team has been named to the 2013 Capital One Academic All-America® NCAA Division II Women's Soccer First Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
The Kutztown University Dance Team will perform during the opening and finale of the Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade, Nov. 28 beginning at 8:30 a.m. Performing in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the team will be featured during special dance productions that mark the start and finish of the parade.
Andrew Arnold, Department of History, provides expertise on the meaning behind the Address in an interactive, annotated Gettysburg Address for the Reading Eagle.
Frank T. Brogan, the recently appointed Chancellor of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE), visited Kutztown University on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013. Brogan hosted an open forum for students, faculty and staff. Watch video of the forum.
Kutztown University researchers recently discovered the fate of fish remains found near California's Salton Sea. Dr. Edward Simpson and Dr. Kurt Friehauf, Department of Physical Sciences, along with graduate Liz Hennsess '13 and undergraduate Margariete Malenda '15, presented the research at the Geological Society of America's annual meeting in Denver.
Kutztown University's Department of Music is proud to host the 2013 Woodwind and Brass Day on Thursday, Nov. 7. This daylong event is open to any high school age woodwind or brass player, or any public or private school and studio teacher interested in exploring all things woodwind and brass.
Hundreds of Kutztown University student-athletes partnered with the Kutztown Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) to clean up Kutztown on Sunday morning.
Kutztown University alumnus Eric Schaeffer '84 will help continue the re-opening of Schaeffer Auditorium on Monday, Oct. 28, when he directs Signature Broadway, an evening of Broadway showstoppers.
On Thursday Oct. 24, Rick Vito returns to Kutztown University for its Rockin' Alumni Showcase, sharing a bill with country singer Mark Wayne Glasmire, a Bethlehem native and fellow Kutztown University alumnus. The concert is part of a series to showcase the newly refurbished Schaeffer Auditorium.
Mark Wayne Glasmire says he fell in love with music the same way many people his age did. Watching television in his boyhood Bethlehem home in 1964, he saw The Beatles on "The Ed Sullivan Show" and "just automatically wanted to be a Beatle, like every other kid did." But he didn't turn that love into a public performance until he was a student at Kutztown University in the early 1970s, when a girlfriend persuaded him to play at a monthly coffeehouse in the rec room of her dorm, Dietrich Hall.
Kutztown University's bursar's office announced that KU student veterans using military benefits to assist payment of tuition and required fees will not be adversely affected by the government shutdown.
The Kutztown University Visual Arts Program (KUVA) has been invited to participate in the 37th Annual Philadelphia Museum of Art (PMA) Craft Show Nov. 7 - 10 at the museum.
George Sirrakos, an assistant professor of secondary education at Kutztown University, has been named a PDK Emerging Leader for his work in helping advance the belief that traditionally marginalized students can also be successful in science.
Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale gave Kutztown University high marks for energy conservation Tuesday during a visit to the campus.
Varun Desai was crowned both the singles and doubles champion at the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Individual Championships. Desai paired up with teammate Rushi Amin to defend last year's doubles title