Kutztown University, a public university, is located in rural Kutztown, Pennsylvania. It is one of the fourteen schools that make up the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. There are approximately 8,300 undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in total. Students on campus are very close to the downtown of Kutztown for shopping and restaurants!
Famous "Golden Bear" alumni include Rick Vito - guitarist (Fleetwood Mac), Andre Reed - former football player (Buffalo Bills & Washington Redskins), Bob Cesca - TV director and writer, and Ryan Vogelsong - former baseball pitcher (San Francisco Giants).
Katie is a Senior from Williamsport, PA. One quirky fact about Katie..."I love to read and write!" Katie also has a healthy Instagram feed @healthy_foood_and_life.
Fun fact about Kutztown University: Kutztown is known for the 'angry chicken'. If you look at the clock tower on the school's old main building in a certain way, it looks like a chicken is staring at you!
Favorite Ice Cream Parlour and Flavor: Pop's Malt Shoppe. My favorite flavor is definitely Milky Way!
Favorite Bakery or Sweet: The Frying Dutchman. They make all of their donuts in front of you and have tons of flavors to choose from!
Where to Grab a Coffee: Uptown Espresso Bar.
Best Burger Joint: Pop's Malt Shoppe has great burgers and fries in the dining area of the ice cream shop!
Finger Licking Good BBQ Spot: Spuds!
Vegetarian Hot Spot: Betty's has the BEST wraps and Mexican style dishes!
Pizzeria: There's a hardcore debate over this amongst the students of KU, but my favorite ever is Tommy Boys!
Diner and Favorite Dish: Airport Diner. I honestly just love their pancakes, but a lot of students get the special there called the "He-Man".
Hottest Mexican Spot and Recommended Plate: La Cocina Mexicana!
Sushi Spot and Your Go to Roll: TK's Sushi!
Where you would love your parents to take you for parents weekend: Kutztown Tavern.
Things to do:
Where to go for Yoga, Exercise Classes, or the Gym: The student rec center is the best place to exercise, and it's free for students too!
Night Spot for Music: Shorty's!
Neighborhood Bookstore: Firefly Bookstore!
Where is your favorite spot on campus to hang: Probably the Starbucks on campus!
Where do you want to go on spring break? Florida or Atlantic City!
Hotel or B&B recommendation: Main Street Inn.