Lebanon Valley College Announces Campus and Departmental Awards

Academic award recipients included students from the Mathematical Sciences Department.

Lebanon Valley College presented more than 130 students with awards at the Spring Awards and Recognition Ceremony for academic achievement in the natural sciences, social sciences, or humanities during the annual Inquiry celebration. Students were also recognized with campus awards.

Local students include:

Mikaela Krall of West Lawn, a graduate of Wilson High School, is pursuing a bachelor of arts in music and English and won the following award(s): Reynaldo Rovers Memorial Award and Alumni Scholarship.

Krystal Nolte of Lenhartsville, a graduate of Kutztown Area High School, is pursuing a bachelor of science and bachelor of arts in music education and music and won the following award(s): Barbara Jean Kettering Award.

Savannah Toth of Douglassville, a graduate of Daniel Boone Jr-Sr High School, is pursuing a bachelor of science in neuroscience and won the following award(s): Robert S. Davidon Award for Research in Psychology.

Carter Yenser of Bernville, a graduate of Schuylkill Valley High School, is pursuing a bachelor of science and bachelor of arts in actuarial science and economics and won the following award(s): Achievement Award in Economics.

Academic award recipients included students from the History, Politics, and Global Studies Department.

Healthy Pets, Healthy Communities: Pet Vaccine and Microchip Clinics

Throughout the summer, Humane Pennsylvania will be offering low-cost and free vaccine and microchip clinics. These clinics will be held at local community venues as well as at the Humane Society of Berks County shelter.

Below is a list of each current clinic. To learn more about a specific clinic, select and click that clinic’s button below for further details and to preregister.

Low Cost Dog and Cat Vaccine and Free Microchip Clinic

Free Dog Microchip Clinic at Laureldale Fire Department

St. John’s Lutheran Church Free Dog Vaccine and Microchip Clinic Series
Riverfront Federal Credit Union Free Dog Vaccine and Microchip Clinic Series

Kutztown Community Library announces April/May 2019 calendar

Thursday, April 18

Kutztown Area Garden Club 7pm Speaker Vali G. Heist, M.Ed. Certified Professional Organizer and noted local author. Spring is the perfect time to organize and unclutter your garden shed and other rooms of your home. Come find out how to get started and simplify your life! Kutztown Community Library, 70 Bieber Alley 610-683-5820.

Friday, April 26

BIG BOOK SALE & MORE 9:30am-2pm at Kutztown Community Library. All books/DVDs half-price! Plus jewelry, purses, and ladies’, men’s & children’s clothing. 70 Bieber Alley 610-683-5820

Saturday, April 27

BIG BOOK SALE & MORE 9:30am-2pm at Kutztown Community Library. $5 Fill-a-bag (DVDs & CDs limited to one bag/person). Plus jewelry, purses, and ladies’, men’s and children’s clothing. Adopt a cat with Sanctuary at Haafsville. Must bring your own carrier. 70 Bieber Alley 610-683-5820

Sunday, April 28

PRIZE BINGO plus additional raffles from local merchants and artisans, doors open at 1pm, games at 2pm at Lyons Fire Company #1, Topton, PA 19562. $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Tickets available at Kutztown Community Library. Benefits Kutztown Community Library youth programs, 70 Bieber Alley 610-683-5820

Thursday, May 2 Bus Trip – Costuming THE CROWN at Winterthur. View 40 iconic costumes from The Crown, a dramatized history of the reign of Queen Elizabeth II. Explore museum exhibitions and collections in the galleries on your own. Tram tour of the gardens in bloom, weather permitting. $75 per person includes bus fare, driver’s tip and admission. Lunch is on your own at Winterthur’s Pavilion Restaurant. Deadline to sign up is April 24. Trip benefits Kutztown Community Library, 70 Bieber Alley. Call 610-683-5820 for more details

KU Opens Permanent Career Closet for Students

In a joint effort between the Career Development Center and TRIO Student Support Services Program, Kutztown University is proud to announce a permanent Career Closet for students. The career closet features professional clothing for any students interested.

To browse the Career Closet, students should stop by the Career Development Center in Stratton 113.

Men and women’s professional clothing is available for the suggested donation of $2 per piece. All proceeds are donated to TRIO SSSP’s student scholarship fund. In addition to the permanent Career Closet, TRIO SSSP will host pop-up shops twice a year in different locations on-campus.

Donations of new or gently-used professional clothing can be made in Stratton 113. For more information, contact careerhelp@kutztown.edu.

2019 Sophomore Expedition takes students to Athens, Greece

The Sophomore Expedition is a guaranteed study abroad program. In the spring semester of their sophomore year, students participate in a series of classes to prepare them for the trip. Then they spend 8-10 days traveling as a class to an international destination where they participate in a number of service activities. This year they traveled to Athens, Greece.

The following area students are among the dozens of Cedar Crest College students who traveled to Athens, Greece recently as part of the Carmen Twillie Ambar Sophomore Expedition.

Madison McGowan of Birdsboro, Amanda O’Neill of Hamburg, Karina Addison of Reading, Madison Snyder of Lenhartsville, Amy Nguyen of Sinking Springs, McKenzie Carter of Hamburg and Gianna Castellitto of Hamburg.

BLOTTER: Kutztown Borough Police Department

Jan. 11, 2019

  • After completing their investigation, police arrested Jessica Rago, 24, of Frackville, for simple assault following an incident that occurred at Tommy Boy’s Pizza, 313 W. Main St.
  • After completing their investigation, police arrested Connor Hyson, 21, of Cape May Courthouse, N.J., for criminal mischief/real property following an incident that occurred in the 00 block of Noble Street.

CPRS Physical Therapy receives Business Partner of the Year award

Pictured from left are Kristin Fike, Rubina Azizdin, Steve Hassinger, Janelle Minier with award, Francesca Kirk, Dr. Linda Fedrizzi-Williams and Matthew Morgan.

CPRS Physical Therapy receives Business Partner of the Year award

SUMMERDALE – CPRS Physical Therapy was named as the 2018 Business Partner of the Year by Central Penn College at a ceremony this morning in the Capital BlueCross Theatre. The award recognizes a local company for partnering with the college and its Career Services department.

“We are extremely honored to receive this distinguished award,” said Matthew Morgan, Chief Operations Officer at CPRS Physical Therapy. “We greatly enjoy our partnership with the college and look forward to continuing our work together.”

Founded in 1983, CPRS Physical Therapy has 28 locations in the commonwealth and currently employs 36 Central Penn College graduates. “This is really a true testament to the amazing work and valuable education that students (and often our future staff) receive at Central Penn,” said Morgan. Also representing the company at the ceremony were Human Relations Manager Janelle Minier and Continue reading “CPRS Physical Therapy receives Business Partner of the Year award”

Groth, Tama Earn KU Top-10 Records at Paul Kaiser Classic

4/28/2018 | Women’s Track and Field
Individual Results

SHIPPENSBURG – Sophomore Kelly Groth and freshman Ally Tama each entered the KU record books, highlighting the Kutztown University women’s track & field team at the Paul Kaiser Classic Saturday at Shippensburg University.

Groth ran a personal-best time of 12.30 in the 100m prelim, ranking third all-time at KU. Tama also broke a personal-record, clearing a mark of 3.60m (11-09.75) in the pole vault, which ranks fourth in the program history.

Overall, 13 Golden Bears posted Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) qualifying marks, including two that were new. Also, 12 Golden Bears earned new personal-best marks.

KU was well represented at the top of the javelin event Saturday. Megan Kirn finished second with an NCAA-Provisional mark of 41.88m (137-05), and Taylor Downey was fourth with a PSAC-existing mark of 40.32m (132-00).

McKenzie Fagan won the high jump at 1.66m (5-05.25), while Britney Hewitt was right behind in second

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