It was 1967 and the Greek System was young. The idea of founding a new sorority seemed daunting but possible...exciting actually! Seven sophomores began to think and talk more seriously about a new local sorority and suddenly they were deep into the process. On October 22, 1967, the vision named Chi Sigma Rho was a reality. Meet Joanne Cashman '70, a founding member and Alumna of Distinction.
When Ken Walsh was dropped off in Bloomsburg the day after his high school graduation in June 1981, he had no idea that the friendships he forged and the Greek organization he joined would still be relevant in his life almost 35 years later. On that hot June day, he was more worried about making friends and being homesick than he was about making strong relationships and learning life skills.
The BU Alumni Association is pleased to announce the 13 students who will be receiving alumni Legacy Scholarships.
Meet Bob Snyder, class of 1980
, Delta Pi’s Greek Alumni of Distinction. This is one in a series of stories honoring Greek alumni in celebration of 50 Years of Greek Life at Bloomsburg in 2016. Each month, the spotlight will fall on a distinguished member of a fraternity and a sorority. A 50th reunion celebration is planned for Homecoming on Oct. 15, 2016.
U.S. Navy Capt. Retired Gina Spleen Jaeger, class of 1981, Greek Alumni of Distinction, Theta Tau Omega. This is one in a series of stories honoring Greek alumni in celebration of 50 Years of Greek Life at Bloomsburg in 2016. Each month, the spotlight will fall on a distinguished member of a fraternity and a sorority. A 50th reunion celebration is planned for Homecoming on Oct. 15, 2016.
BU will be offering its MBA program at a location in Philadelphia. Learn more at an open house on Thursday, Nov. 12, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the State System Center City Campus 701 Market Street, 3rd floor.
Dan Knorr '07, an area resident with experience in local government, has been named director of external and government relations at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania.
A Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania faculty member and his Florida State University adviser have won the Nobel Laureate Signature Award for Graduate Education in Chemistry for their work studying the little-known element californium.
The Bloomsburg University Alumni Association has announced members of the executive committee for the upcoming term of 2015-16.
Three alumni will deliver commencement addresses during Bloomsburg University's three separate undergraduate ceremonies on Saturday, May 9. This is the second year that BU will hold multiple ceremonies to accommodate 1,200 students and their guests.
Nine receive BU Alumni Awards at annual recognition.
In just one year, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania added more than $350 million to the economy of Northeastern Pennsylvania, but that figure only scratches the surface of the school’s true value, a new report found.
James Cole, Ph.D., retired professor of Bloomsburg University's Department of Biological and Allied Health Sciences, will be named an honorary alumnus and four distinguished graduates will be recognized during the annual Alumni Awards celebration to be held this year on Saturday, April 25.
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania is one of 240 U.S. colleges and universities awarded the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching’s 2015 Community Engagement Classification. Eighty-three institutions, including BU, are receiving the classification for the first time.
Pennsylvania Department of Corrections Secretary John Wetzel, class of 1998, this week was named as a member of the national Charles Colson Task Force on Federal Corrections. Wetzel also serves on the Bloomsburg University Council of Trustees. As part of the nine-person, bipartisan, blue ribbon task force, Wetzel and other members are charged with addressing the challenges in the federal corrections system.
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania recognized its most generous benefactors this year with the creation of the Wall of Distinction. The wall, located adjacent to the fountain at the center of BU’s Academic Quadrangle, is lined with plaques bearing the names of donors whose contributions to the university exceed $1 million.
For the first time, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania has earned the Military Friendly School designation from Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life. The Military Friendly list has been published every year since 2003, identifying schools as top tier institutions with leading opportunities for military service members and spouses.
Michael ’85 and Beth Boguski of Mechanicsburg have committed $1 million to the Bloomsburg University Foundation to support university initiatives including Professional U, the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Magnet School and the Henry Carver Fund, Bloomsburg University’s annual fund.