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Wrestling Alumni Post-Match Social
February 13, 2016
Wrestling Alumni are invited to attend a post-match social at Nelson Field House following the BU vs. Sacred Heart match on Feb. 13. Complimentary light refreshments. RSVP requested.
Winter Night Out - Bloomsburg
February 16, 2016
Is the chilly weather keeping you indoors? Don't suffer with cabin fever. Come out and enjoy Winter Night Out at Balzano's Italian Kitchen in Bloomsburg on Tuesday evening, Feb. 16. Meet up and socialize with other alumni at this popular downtown restaurant. Please RSVP if attending.
Winter Night Out - Lehigh Valley
February 23, 2016
Alumni in the Lehigh Valley are invited to socialize with other alumni for a Winter Night Out at Boston's, Fogelsville, on Feb. 23. Guests are invited.
Winter Night Out - NEPA
February 24, 2016
Alumni in Northeast PA are invited to an alumni gathering at Booty's in Hazleton on Feb. 24. Bring your guest and enjoy a Winter Night Out!
Husky Student Leadership Summit
Husky Student Leadership Summit
February 27, 2016
The Husky Student Leadership Summit is a way to connect current student leaders with alumni volunteers who held similar positions as students or graduates career and leadership expertise to share. The goal is to create dialogue and discussions about capitalizing on skills learned as student leaders in life – both professionally and personally - after graduation. The summit is sponsored by Alumni and Professional Engagement, Community Government Association and the Center for Leadership & Engagement.
Winter Night Out - Mechanicsburg
March 1, 2016
Shake off the winter! Bring your guests and join with other alumni at Arooga's, Mechanicsburg, for a Winter Night Out, hosted by the Capital Area Network.
Winter Night Out - NY/NJ Metro
March 3, 2016
Alumni living in the New York/New Jersey Metro Area are invited to come out and socialize with other region alumni for a Winter Night Out on March 3 at Grasshopper Too Irish Pub & Restaurant in Wayne, NJ.
Forever a Husky - Tampa, FL
March 5, 2016
Forever a Husky: A Bloomsburg University Celebration, Saturday, March 5, 5-8 PM, compliments of Steph Pettit '89, Tampa, FL. Come celebrate with BU President  David Soltz, alumni, staff and students. RSVP requested by Feb. 26.
Forever a Husky - Winter Park
March 7, 2016
Forever a Husky: A Bloomsburg University Celebration, Monday, March 7, 6-8 p.m., Winter Park, FL.  Come celebrate with BU President  David Soltz, alumni, staff and students. Complimentary but RSVP requested by Feb. 26.
Forever a Husky - Sanibel, FL
March 8, 2016
Forever a Husky: A Bloomsburg University Celebration, Tuesday, March 8, 6-9 p.m., Sun Dial Resort, Sanibel, FL. Come celebrate with BU President  David Soltz, alumni, staff and students. Compliments of Susan McDowell. Please RSVP by Feb. 26.
Alumni Awards Dinner
Alumni Awards Dinner
April 23, 2016
Save the Date! The annual Alumni Awards Dinner will be held on April 23 at Rolling Pines Golf Course & Banquet Facility, 335 Golf Course Road, Berwick, PA. Join Bloomsburg University and the BU Alumni Association in honoring this year's award winners. Reception: 5:30 PM. Dinner: 6-8 PM.
Homecoming 2016
Homecoming 2016
October 15, 2016
Plan ahead and "save the date!" Bloomsburg University will hold Homecoming 2016 on Saturday, Oct. 16.
50 Years of Greek Life - Alumni of Distinction
1/25/2016

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.

50 Years of Greek Life - Alumni of Distinction
1/25/2016
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.
2015 Legacy Scholarship winners announced
12/23/2015
The BU Alumni Association is pleased to announce the 13 students who will be receiving alumni Legacy Scholarships.
50 Years of Greek Life - Alumni of Distinction
11/18/2015
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.


50 Years of Greek Life - Alumni of Distinction
11/18/2015
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.

Open House on BU's MBA programs coming to Philly
11/10/2015
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.
Knorr '07 named BU director of external and government relations
11/9/2015

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.

BU’s Matthew Polinski and FSU mentor win recognition for californium discovery
8/25/2015
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.
Alumni Board executive committee selected
4/29/2015
The Bloomsburg University Alumni Association has announced members of the executive committee for the upcoming term of 2015-16.
Three graduates to speak at BU commencement
4/29/2015
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 Alumni Award honors
4/27/2015
Nine receive BU Alumni Awards at annual recognition.
Report: BU's economic impact extends far beyond students
3/31/2015
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.
Five to receive Alumni Awards in 2015
3/27/2015

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 honored for community engagement
1/8/2015
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.
BU Alumnus Named to National Charles Colson Task Force on Federal Corrections
12/10/2014
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.
BU honors benefactors with a Wall of Distinction
12/3/2014
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.
 BU earns Military Friendly School designation
9/23/2014
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.
Mechanicsburg couple supports BU with $1 million gift
7/29/2014
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.
Student Affairs group grooms for future career opportunities
3/18/2014
A group of students and alumni of Bloomsburg University’s M.Ed. in Counseling and College Student Affairs program participated in The Placement Exchange, a national job placement event, on March 13 to 16, in Baltimore.
Florida higher education leader selected as next PASSHE chancellor
8/7/2013
The Board of Governors of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education has selected Frank T. Brogan, chancellor of the State University System of Florida, to serve as PASSHE’s next chancellor. He will assume the position on Oct. 1.

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Student Affairs group grooms for future career opportunities
A group of students and alumni of Bloomsburg University’s M.Ed. in Counseling and College Student Affairs program participated in The Placement Exchange, a national job placement event, on March 13 to 16, in Baltimore.BU’s Matthew Polinski and FSU mentor win recognition for californium discovery
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. Knorr '07 named BU director of external and government relations

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.

Bloomsburg University honored for community engagement
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. BU earns Military Friendly School designation
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.Florida higher education leader selected as next PASSHE chancellor
The Board of Governors of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education has selected Frank T. Brogan, chancellor of the State University System of Florida, to serve as PASSHE’s next chancellor. He will assume the position on Oct. 1.2015 Legacy Scholarship winners announced
The BU Alumni Association is pleased to announce the 13 students who will be receiving alumni Legacy Scholarships.Nine receive Alumni Award honors
Nine receive BU Alumni Awards at annual recognition.Mechanicsburg couple supports BU with $1 million gift
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.BU Alumnus Named to National Charles Colson Task Force on Federal Corrections
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.50 Years of Greek Life - Alumni of Distinction
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.


Report: BU's economic impact extends far beyond students
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.50 Years of Greek Life - Alumni of Distinction
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.

50 Years of Greek Life - Alumni of Distinction

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.

BU honors benefactors with a Wall of Distinction
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.Open House on BU's MBA programs coming to Philly
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.Alumni Board executive committee selected
The Bloomsburg University Alumni Association has announced members of the executive committee for the upcoming term of 2015-16.Three graduates to speak at BU commencement
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.Five to receive Alumni Awards in 2015

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.

50 Years of Greek Life - Alumni 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.
  


 

 

 


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