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 4Bloomsburg 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 recipientsThe 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 AwardMichael 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 directorKeith 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 FellowshipBloomsburg 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.