East Stroudsburg University to graduate 472 students at winter commencement exercises

A total of 472 students will receive degrees from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania at the Winter Commencement ceremony on Saturday, December 15 at 9:45 a.m. in Koehler Fieldhouse. There will be 422 bachelor’s degrees, 46 master’s degrees and four doctoral degrees awarded. Ariel Tucci of Douglassville will graduate with a B.A. in English Morgan […]

National Society of Leadership and Success Inducts more than 170 Kutztown University Students in December 2018 Class

More than 170 Kutztown University students have been inducted into the National Society of Leadership and Success as part of the December 2018 class. The NSLS is the nation’s largest leadership honor society. Students are selected by their college for membership based on either academic standing or leadership potential. Candidacy is a nationally recognized achievement […]

Alexis Batz of Blandon serves as peer mentor at Delaware Valley University

Alexis Batz of Blandon, a Delaware Valley University student, was selected as a peer mentor for the 2018-19 academic year. A team of Delaware Valley University upperclassmen was selected to mentor first-year students during the 2018/2019 academic year as part of the First-Year Peer Mentor program. Peer Mentors provide first-year students with academic, social, and […]

Lebanon Valley College recognizes fall student-athletes

Lebanon Valley College recognized more than 250 student-athletes who competed for the Flying Dutchmen fall athletic teams. Local athletes include: Nicholas Sweitzer of Leesport, a member of the football team. Lebanon Valley’s football team posted a 2-8 record in 2018. Despite their record, the Dutchmen won its final two games of the season, including a […]

Local resident Christine Kelly embarks on undergraduate career at Tufts University

Christine Kelly, from Birdsboro, has joined more than 1,500 undergraduate students from around the world as they begin their academic careers at Tufts University, located in Medford/Somerville, Mass. In all, only 14.6 percent of a record breaking 21,501 applicants were admitted to the university, the second-lowest acceptance rate in university history. The university’s Class of […]

KUR receives IBS award nominations in five programming categories

Kutztown University Radio has been nominated in five programming categories for the 2019 Intercollegiate Broadcasting System Awards to be held in New York City Saturday, March 2, 2019, at the 79th International IBS Conference. KUR has been nominated for: – Best Community Outreach Event – “Sounds by South Campus” – Best Football Play-By-Play – KUR […]

BLOTTER: Kutztown Borough Police Department

Dec. 25, 2018 Police investigated the report of vandalism to a door and window following an incident that occurred at a residence in the 500 block of College Boulevard. After completing their investigation, police arrested Joseph Wunderly, 19, of Northampton, for driving under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance; one way roadways; minor […]

Kutztown University announces 2018-19 track & field roster

Kutztown University will have 92 student-athletes representing its track & field program for the 2018-19 season. Kutztown has won 19 combined conference championships in school history in track & field. KU had four individual conference champions last year and is under the guidance of 13-year head coach Ray Hoffman. KU’s home-opener is scheduled for Jan. […]

First solo flight for EMU at Lancaster student-pilot: Marine Corps veteran Christopher Leiva

Christopher Leiva – a first-year student in Eastern Mennonite University’s new leadership and organizational management bachelor’s degree program with a concentration in aviation – has completed his first solo flight. Leiva, a former U.S. Marine, decided to become a pilot, he writes below, as a passenger in a flight over the Persian Gulf, so high […]