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2014 is a time to celebrate our history and our future.
Alumni Night @ Harrisburg City Islanders
August 9, 2014
Join us for a BBQ Tailgate Party at the Skyline Sports Complex, City Island. Aug. 9 @ 6 p.m. Hosted by the Capital Area Network and BU Soccer.
Speech Pathology & Audiology Master's Reunion
August 16, 2014
Graduates of the Speech Pathology and Audiology Master's Program are invited back to campus for a special reunion on Aug. 16. Complimentary lunch and campus tour. RSVP by Aug. 13.
Mingle at Momo's
August 21, 2014
BU Alumni Harrisburg region are invited to meet and socialize with other alumni at the CAN's annual Mingle at Momo's.
Homecoming 2014
Homecoming 2014
October 11, 2014
Planning ahead ... Homecoming 2014 will be held on Oct. 11.
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.
BUAA welcomes new board members
7/9/2014
The Bloomsburg University Alumni Association welcomes five graduates who began serving on the alumni board on July 1.
BUAA selects new board officers
7/9/2014
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.
HFMA honors Hollick '03 of  ParenteBeard
6/25/2014
Stephanie McCauley Hollick '03, senior manager at ParenteBeard, was honored recently by the Healthcare Financial Management Association.

Namey '00 chosen as 'national emerging leader' by ASCD
6/18/2014
Laurie A. Namey has recently been named a National Emerging Leader in the field of Education by ASCD, one of the world’s largest educational organizations. This prestigious recognition identifies leaders in the education community who have the potential to instill great change in education, world-wide. She is a Bloomsburg University graduate of the class of 2000.
Five honored with 2014 Alumni Awards
6/18/2014
Ed Rush, a retired National Basketball Association (NBA) referee who is in his ninth season helping to coach the Huskies Football Team was named an honorary alumnus when Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania celebrated Alumni Weekend 2014 in May. Four alumni were also honored for significant accomplishments in their professions and outstanding service to Bloomsburg University, the Alumni Association or contributions to humanity.
Alumna selected for prestigious NJ Fellowship
6/11/2014
Bloomsburg University alumna Thuy Le ’83, analytical chemistry, is among the first of 50 to receive an inaugural fellowship by the state of New Jersey.
BU grad named GHP regional medical director
5/20/2014
Keith Boell, MD, class of 1996, has been promoted to North Central regional medical director at Geisinger Health Plan (GHP).
Day '96 promoted to Delaware Valley Alzheimer's senior vice president
5/20/2014
Claire Day, class of 1996,  has been promoted to senior vice president of the Alzheimer’s Association Delaware Valley Chapter, headquartered in Philadelphia. Previously, Day was the chapter’s vice president of Constituent Services. She has been on staff since 2001.
BU English faculty member wins TALE’s first Teaching Innovation Award
5/7/2014
Michael Sherry, assistant professor of English, is the recipient of the first Teaching Innovation Award, presented by Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania’s Teaching and Learning Enhancement Center (TALE).

BU accounting graduate captures Alumni Association’s volunteer award
5/6/2014
Michael R. Gillespie, chief accounting officer for Hersha Hospitality Trust, has been named the Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Alumni Association’s Volunteer of the Year for 2014. A member of BU’s Class of 1995, Gillespie will be honored with the William T. Derricott ’66 Volunteer of the Year Award at a dinner on Friday, May 16, during Alumni Weekend 2014.
A Huskies Tale from Alaska
4/7/2014
Robert E. Fisher '72 won't tell you that it is unusual to find Huskies in Alaska. It was a chance encounter with one that had a degree from Bloomsburg in a remote fishing city in this remote state that dazzled him.
BUAA recognizes Grimes Award recipients
3/27/2014
The BU Alumni Association has named 125 alumni as recipients of Grimes Award recognition this year for their participation in alumni events and continued support of Bloomsburg University.
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.
Celebrating 175 years Part 4
3/4/2014
Bloomsburg is marking its 175th Anniversary! Learn how Huskies Head Swim Coach Stu Marvin '78 found his way back to BU and what other Huskies say about what makes their alma mater special to them.
Celebrating 175 years Part 2
1/27/2014
How do BU alumni unleash their inner Husky? Read more stories from graduates in honor of Bloomsburg's 175th Anniversary!
Celebrating 175 years Part 1
1/23/2014
Bloomsburg is marking its 175th Anniversary! Read stories by graduates about why Bloomsburg is special to them and how they unleash their Inner Husky.
Legacy Scholarship winners announced
12/10/2013
The Bloomsburg University Alumni Association is pleased to announce the winners of the annual Alumni Legacy Scholarships.
BU dedicates Benner-Hudock Center for Financial Analysis Nov. 11
11/4/2013
A longtime benefactor of Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania and her son and business partner will be honored at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11, at the dedication of the Benner-Hudock Center for Financial Analysis in Sutliff Hall. The ceremony will recognize the history of philanthropic initiatives established by Barbara Benner Hudock ’75, who is joined by her son, Michael J. Hudock Jr., in their most recent gift to the Bloomsburg University Foundation.
Robbins '85 to receive national academic advising honor
10/15/2013
Rich Robbins, Ph.D., associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Bucknell University and a Bloomsburg University graduate, is being honored by the National Academic Advising Association.

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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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.Robbins '85 to receive national academic advising honor
Rich Robbins, Ph.D., associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Bucknell University and a Bloomsburg University graduate, is being honored by the National Academic Advising Association.

BU dedicates Benner-Hudock Center for Financial Analysis Nov. 11
A longtime benefactor of Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania and her son and business partner will be honored at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11, at the dedication of the Benner-Hudock Center for Financial Analysis in Sutliff Hall. The ceremony will recognize the history of philanthropic initiatives established by Barbara Benner Hudock ’75, who is joined by her son, Michael J. Hudock Jr., in their most recent gift to the Bloomsburg University Foundation.
Legacy Scholarship winners announced
The Bloomsburg University Alumni Association is pleased to announce the winners of the annual Alumni Legacy Scholarships.Celebrating 175 years Part 1
Bloomsburg is marking its 175th Anniversary! Read stories by graduates about why Bloomsburg is special to them and how they unleash their Inner Husky.Celebrating 175 years Part 2
How do BU alumni unleash their inner Husky? Read more stories from graduates in honor of Bloomsburg's 175th Anniversary!Celebrating 175 years Part 4
Bloomsburg is marking its 175th Anniversary! Learn how Huskies Head Swim Coach Stu Marvin '78 found his way back to BU and what other Huskies say about what makes their alma mater special to them.
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.BUAA recognizes Grimes Award recipients
The BU Alumni Association has named 125 alumni as recipients of Grimes Award recognition this year for their participation in alumni events and continued support of Bloomsburg University. Five honored with 2014 Alumni Awards
Ed Rush, a retired National Basketball Association (NBA) referee who is in his ninth season helping to coach the Huskies Football Team was named an honorary alumnus when Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania celebrated Alumni Weekend 2014 in May. Four alumni were also honored for significant accomplishments in their professions and outstanding service to Bloomsburg University, the Alumni Association or contributions to humanity.A Huskies Tale from Alaska
Robert E. Fisher '72 won't tell you that it is unusual to find Huskies in Alaska. It was a chance encounter with one that had a degree from Bloomsburg in a remote fishing city in this remote state that dazzled him.BU accounting graduate captures Alumni Association’s volunteer award
Michael R. Gillespie, chief accounting officer for Hersha Hospitality Trust, has been named the Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Alumni Association’s Volunteer of the Year for 2014. A member of BU’s Class of 1995, Gillespie will be honored with the William T. Derricott ’66 Volunteer of the Year Award at a dinner on Friday, May 16, during Alumni Weekend 2014.BU English faculty member wins TALE’s first Teaching Innovation Award
Michael Sherry, assistant professor of English, is the recipient of the first Teaching Innovation Award, presented by Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania’s Teaching and Learning Enhancement Center (TALE).

BU grad named GHP regional medical director
Keith Boell, MD, class of 1996, has been promoted to North Central regional medical director at Geisinger Health Plan (GHP).Day '96 promoted to Delaware Valley Alzheimer's senior vice president
Claire Day, class of 1996,  has been promoted to senior vice president of the Alzheimer’s Association Delaware Valley Chapter, headquartered in Philadelphia. Previously, Day was the chapter’s vice president of Constituent Services. She has been on staff since 2001.
Alumna selected for prestigious NJ Fellowship
Bloomsburg University alumna Thuy Le ’83, analytical chemistry, is among the first of 50 to receive an inaugural fellowship by the state of New Jersey.Steph Pettit gift to support athletic scholarships, stadium improvements
Namey '00 chosen as 'national emerging leader' by ASCD
Laurie A. Namey has recently been named a National Emerging Leader in the field of Education by ASCD, one of the world’s largest educational organizations. This prestigious recognition identifies leaders in the education community who have the potential to instill great change in education, world-wide. She is a Bloomsburg University graduate of the class of 2000.HFMA honors Hollick '03 of ParenteBeard
Stephanie McCauley Hollick '03, senior manager at ParenteBeard, was honored recently by the Healthcare Financial Management Association.

BUAA welcomes new board members
The Bloomsburg University Alumni Association welcomes five graduates who began serving on the alumni board on July 1.BUAA selects new board officers
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.
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.
  


 

 

 


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