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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)
Ziad Haddad's storybook career as a Golden Bear came to a joyful close on Saturday evening, when he successfully defended his national title at Saint Louis University's Chaifetz Arena to become a two-time Division II national heavyweight champion and a three-time All-American for the Kutztown University wrestling program.
The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Board of Governors approved Kutztown University's request for its first doctoral program. KU will offer a Doctor of Social Work degree in collaboration with Millersville University. It is one of only two Doctor of Social Work programs offered in Pennsylvania.
The Kutztown University wrestling team's four national qualifiers joined a handful of other teams competing at the NCAA Championships this weekend for an afternoon of fun and demonstrations at the Boys and Girls Club of Greater St. Louis.
The Kutztown University field hockey team has continued to excel in the classroom, and was honored on Monday as a 2014 Gladiator by SGI / National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division II National Academic Team Award winner.
The Kutztown chapter of the Society of Physics Students (SPS) has been presented with a Distinguished SPS Chapter award. In choosing award recipients, the SPS looks at each chapter's participation and activities on campus and in the community to determine which chapter best represents their mission.
Kutztown University's alumni magazine, the Tower, released its winter 2015 issue featuring "Golden Great" Andre Reed '05. Visit to read the latest news about Reed, graduate studies at KU, remembering Randy S. Schaeffer '72 and much more.
Kutztown University will host its annual Grad School Education Week celebration from Feb. 17 - 21. At the event, students can learn about graduate and professional school options. This event is sponsored by the Career Development Center and KU's Graduate School Admissions.
Laura Bieber is working for the Pennsylvania Department of State as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education.
More than 1,700 students have been named to the Fall 2014 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.