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Kutztown University honors first Black graduate, long-time teacher in Reading

Bessie Reese Crenshaw said she didn’t mean to be trailblazer, but her passion for education pushed her to fulfill her dreams.

By Anthony Orozco

Kutztown University reopened, COVID spiked, and now a wary college town wonders: What’s next?

Kutztown University, a college of about 8,000 students in Pennsylvania’s state-run system, made the fraught decision to open its campus this fall. Since then, it’s become a coronavirus hotspot. In about a month, the university logged 280 positive cases among students and another three among staff.

By Avi Wolfman-Arent/Keystone Crossroads

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