Former EUP art professor, alumnus Henry Katzwinkel dies

Professor retired in 1991

By staff

Former Edinboro art professor Henry Katzwinkel died Sunday, Feb. 1, university President Julie E. Wollman has announced.

Katzwinkel also was a 1956 graduate of Edinboro State Teachers College. He taught courses for more than 32 years, retiring in 1991. 

Professor Katzwinkel designed the presidential medallion and collaborated with Dr. Seymour Blinderman in creating the ceremonial mace. Among his other gifts to Edinboro was his support of the Katzwinkel Art Scholarship.

"I know we all join Professor Katzwinkel's family and friends in mourning the loss of this respected member of our campus community," President Wollman said in an email to the campus community.