Tower-Summer 2019

15200 Kutztown Road Kutztown, PA 19530-0730 PRESIDENT, KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY: Dr. Kenneth S. Hawkinson VICE PRESIDENT, UNIVERSITY RELATIONS &ATHLETICS: Matt Santos M’03 KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: Alex Ogeka ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENT, UNIVERSITYMARKETING& COMMUNICATIONS: Sharon Tercha ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FOR DESIGN& PRINTMEDIA: Camille DeMarco ’81, M’01 UNIVERSITY PHOTOGRAPHER: Andrew Russell TOWER MAGAZINE, issued Summer 2019, is published by Kutztown University, a member of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. Address correspondence to: Kutztown University, Office of University Relations P.O. Box 730 Kutztown, PA 19530 Email: Telephone: 610-683-4114 Submissions for Class Notes may be sent to NONDISCRIMINATION STATEMENT Kutztown University does not discriminate in employment or educational opportunities on the basis of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status. COVER PHOTO: Rachael Wolfe ’17, M’20 , Sociology and Student Affairs in Higher Education Admissions graduate assistant, lead tour guide, and amateur photographer, Rachael serves on and inspires members of countless clubs on campus. COVER DESIGN: Claire Frank ’19, Communication Design While interning at Lehigh Mining and Navigation, Allentown, Pa., Claire designed our beautiful Tower cover. She also served as a designer for various offices on campus, and was a three-time MVP for the KU swim team. COVERFEATURESTORYDESIGN: Jordan Schnur ’19, Communication Design Graphic designer, yoga instructor and major cat lover, Jordan served as a University Marketing design intern before graduating inMay and being hired by Schubert b2b, Downingtown, Pa. WHITE HOUSE STORYWRITER: Samantha Koller M’20, English University Relations’ own editorial graduate assistant, Sam is also a student worker in the Career Development Center and an active member of the KU community. O ur KU community is brimming with involved students reaching for leadership roles, exploring new interests and honing their marketable professional skills through work study, internships and graduate assistantships on campus. Tower is among the benefactors of their considerable talents. LEAD DESIGNER: Kerry Lord ’03, Owner, Kerry Lord Design Alumna graphic designer and illustrator, Kerry has served as a freelance designer for University Marketing and Communications, Tower Magazine and the KU Foundation since 2010. Rachael Wolfe Claire Frank Samantha Koller Jordan Schnur