The Bloomsburg University Alumni Association is pleased to announce that Ted Hodgins, class of 1989, is the William T. Derricott Volunteer of the Year for 2015. Hodgins and three other alumni volunteers will be honored at this year's Alumni Awards dinner, Saturday, April 25, 5:30 p.m., Kehr Union Ballroom.
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.
Thomas M. Rampulla '87, Managing Director-Vanguard Europe, has been named to a new role on Vanguard's senior leadership team, reporting directly to Vanguard CEO Bill McNabb, the company announced.
Approximately 40 alumni volunteers and 300 students participated in the 2015 Husky Leadership Summit on Saturday, Feb. 28.
Joan Miller is a BU professor emeritus of nursing and her husband have established BU's first Distinguished Professor of Good Work. A BU psychology professor is the first honoree.
A gift of $1.9 million from Edward and Julianne (Miller) Breiner, who graduated from Bloomsburg University in 1977, establishes the university’s first endowed professorship in support of an exceptional teacher, mentor and leader.
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.
The Bloomsburg University Alumni Association has announced the winners of this year's Legacy Scholarships. A dozen current students of BU alumni will receive awards of $1,048 each for the spring 2015 semester.
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.
The Bloomsburg University Alumni Association welcomes five graduates who began serving on the alumni board on July 1.
The Bloomsburg University Alumni Association recently named new officers to its executive board, including Joe Hilgar '76 as president and Joe Yasinskas as vice president.