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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

New President is Shaking Things up at Kutztown University

November 27, 2015

Read about President Hawkinson's plans for leading KU in this article from the Morning Call.

Music Department to Offer Sesquicentennial Holiday Concert

November 24, 2015

The Kutztown University Department of Music will host its celebration of Kutztown's sesquicentennial, holiday concert on Dec. 6, at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. in Schaeffer Auditorium. The concert will feature performances from Kutztown's Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, University Choir and Bear Voices. Solo performances from the respective groups as well as collaborations with each other will take place. Admission to this event is free.

Marching Unit to Appear on Good Morning America

November 24, 2015

Prior to Thursday's Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade, the KU Marching Unit drum line and color guard will perform on Good Morning America, live at 8:30 a.m.

Kutztown Prof, Students Use Technology for Cemetery Study

November 17, 2015

Dr. Laura Sherrod, Department of Physical Sciences, and KU students featured in the Daily Local for their research at a Phoenixville-area cemetery.

KU Named Best for Vets by Military Times

November 9, 2015

Military Times today announced its Best for Vets: Colleges 2016 rankings. Kutztown University has ranked 82nd on the list of 4-year schools. It is the second of three Pennsylvania schools on the list and the only Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education school included.

Kutztown University Names All-Time Football Team

November 7, 2015

In celebration of 100 Seasons of Kutztown University football, KU released its All-Time Football Team Saturday morning at a public ceremony at O'Pake Fieldhouse.

KU's New President Looks Ahead

November 6, 2015

The 12th President of Kutztown University told a group of business leaders that everyone needs to become invested in their communities.

Scheuing and Behm Highlight Field Hockey PSAC Honorees

November 5, 2015

The Kutztown University field hockey team was honored with five All-Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference selections announced Wednesday by the league office. Senior forward Anna Behm has been named Athlete of the Year and head coach Marci Scheuing has been named Coach of the Year.

KU Again Named Military Friendly School by Victory Media

November 5, 2015

Victory Media today named Kutztown University to their 2016 Military Friendly Schools list.

Pichini to Receive Honorary Doctorate from Kutztown University

October 31, 2015

The Kutztown University Council of Trustees voted unanimously at its meeting Thursday to award an honorary doctor of laws degree to Guido Pichini '74.

University Orchestra Performance Will Stir Imagination

October 28, 2015

The Kutztown University Orchestra will present "Fanciful & Fantastic: Music to Stir the Imagination", on Friday, Oct. 30 at 7:30 p.m. in Schaeffer Auditorium. This event is free and open to the public

KU'S History is Now on Display in the Old Main Concourse

October 20, 2015

As a part of the KU Sesquicentennial Celebration, please be sure to visit the Old Main Concourse inside the main entrance portico for the "150 Years of Kutztown University of Pa. Memorabilia Display."

Ryan Vogelsong to be Honored by KU Saturday

October 19, 2015

Former Kutztown University pitcher and two-time MLB World Series Champion Ryan Vogelsong returns to Kutztown University on Saturday, Oct. 24. He will be honored by the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) and the Kutztown University President's Office at a private ceremony at 11 a.m., and will have his #14 jersey retired publically during halftime of KU's 1:05 p.m. homecoming football game at Andre Reed Stadium.

Second Annual High School Choral Festival Slated for Oct. 21

October 14, 2015

The second annual Kutztown University High School Choral Festival will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 21, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in Schaeffer Auditorium. This event showcases five area high school choral ensembles performing for each other non-competitively.

UGG Founder Brian Smith to Speak at KU

October 14, 2015

As part of the College of Business (COB) Featured Speaker series, Brian Smith, founder of the world famous UGG Australia Brand will speak at Kutztown University on Oct. 22 at 11 a.m. in the Academic Forum, room 200.