Allison Lamma of Sinking Spring awarded degree from the University of Alabama

Allison Lamma of Sinking Spring awarded degree from the University of Alabama

Allison Catharine Lamma of Sinking Spring has received a master of science in human environmental sciences. UA awarded some 5,436 degrees during spring 2018 commencement May 4-6.

Softball Announces 2018 Fall Schedule

8/22/2018 | Softball
KUTZTOWN – The Kutztown University softball team has announced its 2018 Fall schedule and will play on two weekends, both at the North Campus Field.

Saturday, September 22nd 
North Campus Field
KU vs. Moravian 10:00 A.M.

Saturday, October 6th 
North Campus Field
KU vs. PSU-Berks 11:00 A.M.

Volleyball Tabbed Fourth in PSAC Southeast Division

8/21/2018 | Women’s Volleyball
KUTZTOWN – The Kutztown University women’s volleyball team has been selected fourth in the Southeast Division as the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Preseason Poll was released Tuesday afternoon.

KU finished last season with a 10-21 overall record and third in the division. The 10 wins are the most since the 2014 season.

Defending division champion West Chester received 11 first-place votes, followed by East Stroudsburg with four. With Bloomsburg adding a volleyball program for the first time, Millersville moves from the Central division to the Southeast. The Marauders were voted third, just ahead of KU, and received one first-place vote.

Kutztown has a wealth of experience and talent returning from last season, having graduated just two

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Field Hockey Picks 2018 Team Captains

8/21/2018 | Field Hockey
KUTZTOWN – Kutztown University field hockey and head coach Marci Scheuing have voted on three team captains for the upcoming 2018 season. Senior defender McKenna Conselyea and junior midfielders Molly Bobjak and Hannah Shirk were appointed leaders of the Golden Bears ahead of the 50th season of KU Field Hockey.

Conselyea is KU’s top returning senior and the returning center back from last year. She stepped in and led the defense in her first year as a starter last season and brings great experience into her senior year. She started 16-of-17 games last year and has 33 games played during her career.

The Milford native had a defensive save in a win over No. 10 Adelphi on Sept. 4. She has one goal under her belt, finding the back of the net as a freshman in 2015.

Bobjak started in six games and appeared in 15 as a sophomore last season. She will have a more prominent role in the midfield this year, arguably KU’s strongest position groups. Bobjak recorded an assist in a 4-0 victory at Mercyhurst on Oct. 14.

The New Castle, Del. product earned the 2017 KU Coaches Award at the All-Sports Celebration Banquet last April.

Shirk played in all 18 games last season, starting three. She tallied an assist in the 3-1 win against Queens (NC) on Sept. 10.

The Slippery Rock transfer will also see an increased role in her second season as a Golden Bear.

Kutztown opens its season on Friday, Aug. 31, on the road in New York at Mercy College. The home-opener is set for Friday, Sept. 7, at 2 p.m. vs. Franklin Pierce.

PSAC play begins on Oct. 3, Kutztown’s 50 Seasons of Field Hockey celebration is set around KU’s home game on Oct. 20, and Senior Day is slated for Saturday, Nov. 3.

Track & Field Adds Amy Mantush to Staff

8/21/2018 | Men’s Track and Field
KUTZTOWN – The Kutztown University track & field programs and head coach Ray Hoffman have announced the hiring of Amy Mantush to the staff as a full-time assistant coach.

The 2010 Bucknell University graduate joins the Golden Bears program after three years as an assistant at her alma mater from 2015-18. She coached the high jumpers and multis. Accomplishments of student-athletes under her tutelage included three school records (men’s indoor high jump, men’s outdoor high jump and women’s outdoor high jump), along with multiple top-10 performances, Patriot League Champions and ECAC/IC4A and NCAA First Round qualifiers. She was also the Academic Coordinator for the team and also a mentor for the Leadership Academy.

“I am extremely excited to be joining the track and field staff at Kutztown University,” said Mantush. “I am eager to meet the team and become an integral part of the Golden Bears family.”

Hoffman is excited for this latest addition to the coaching staff.

“We are extremely excited to welcome Amy to the Golden Bear family,” said Hoffman. “I’m confident that with Amy’s proven success at both the Division I and Division III levels, that she will raise the level of our

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Seth Ravert to Study Abroad in London, England This Fall

Study Abroad Photos from 2017-2018 academic year.

Seth Ravert to Study Abroad in London, England This Fall

ANNVILLE – Seth Ravert of Wernersville is one of 17 Lebanon Valley College students who will participate in an immersive experience by studying abroad during the Fall 2018 semester. Ravert will be studying in London, England.

Learn about the history, politics, and culture of London and England at its sourceDliving in a flat in the heart of London. Students choose course offerings from the London Kingston University to complete major, minor, Constellation LVC, and elective requirements at LVC.

Ravert, a graduate of Conrad Weiser Area High School, is pursuing a bachelor of science in psychology at The Valley.

LVC offers 10 full-semester study abroad programs as well as several short-term international programs. By the time they graduate, 20 percent of LVC students will have lived and studied in another country.

Learn more at www.lvc.edu/study-abroad/.

Local students named to dean’s list at Loyola University Maryland

Local students named to dean’s list at Loyola University Maryland

Loyola University Maryland has announced the members of its spring 2018 dean’s list. In order to qualify for the Dean’s List at Loyola, a student must achieve a minimum QPA of at least 3.500 for the term, provided that, in the term they have successfully completed courses totaling a minimum of 15 credits.

The following local students have achieved this honor and indicated that Loyola can release their directory information:

  • Mary Francos, class of 2020 from Sinking Spring
  • Nicholas Gallen, class of 2020 from Sinking Spring
  • Noah Gallen, class of 2020 from Sinking Spring
  • Du Lin Robertson, class of 2020 from Reading
  • Amy Swartz, class of 2018 from Fleetwood
  • David Traugott, class of 2020 from Reading
  • Gianna Walker, class of 2021 from Douglassville

Lebanon Valley College Names Peer Mentors

Peer mentors assisted new students with move-in and orientation weekend.

Lebanon Valley College Names Peer Mentors

ANNVILLE – Lebanon Valley College welcomes 60 students who will participate in the Peer Mentor Program and guide new and transfer students through their first few months at The Valley. Peer mentors are responsible for assisting new students in succeeding personally, socially, and academically through connections to the College and their peers.

Local students include:

  • Jessica Zeiner of Leesport, a graduate of Schuylkill Valley High School, is pursuing a bachelor of science in exercise science.
  • Pearl Weber of Douglassville, a graduate of Twin Valley High School, is pursuing a bachelor of science in exercise science.
  • Nicole Werner of Reading, a graduate of Wilson High School, is pursuing a bachelor of science in exercise science.
  • Nicholas Bentz of Reading, a graduate of Exeter Township High School, is pursuing a bachelor of science in exercise science.
  • Ethan Pizzo of Reading, a graduate of Muhlenberg High School, is pursuing a bachelor of science in exercise science.

Samuel Turner named to The Citadel’s spring 2018 dean’s list

Louis Brems – The Citadel

Samuel Turner named to The Citadel’s spring 2018 dean’s list

Samuel Turner of Wyomissing was named to The Citadel’s dean’s list for his academic achievements during the 2018 spring semester.

The dean’s list is a recognition given to cadets and students who are registered for 12 or more semester hours and whose grade point average is 3.20 or higher, with no grade of I (Incomplete) and no grade below C for work in a semester.