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2014 is a time to celebrate our history and our future.
A State of the University Reception
January 14, 2015
Join President David L. Soltz, as we proudly take part in the Crest Program at the University Club of Washington, DC. Network with other alumni now living in or near the nation's capital. RSVP required.
BU Alumni Wrestling Social
January 30, 2015
Wrestling alumni are invited to a pre-match social on Friday, Jan. 30, 5:30-7:30 PM at the Nelson Field House. Enjoy the BU match against Rider University. RSVP by Wednesday, Jan. 28.
Speed Networking and Reception
February 18, 2015
The BU Alumni Association and Columbia Montour Chamber of Commerce are hosting a Speed Networking and Reception, Wednesday, Feb. 18, 5-7 p.m., at the Pine Barn Inn, Danville. Alumni are invited to attend.
BU Alumni Hockey Night
March 22, 2015
See the Lehigh Valley Phantoms vs. Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins for BU Alumni Hockey Night on Sunday, March 22. Game time: 5:05 p.m. Ticket sales only!
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.
BUAA announces Legacy Scholarship winners
12/9/2014
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.
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.
Alumnus bequeathed arrowheads to BU
12/3/2014
The late Daniel Tearpock ’70, noted geologist, bequeathed a collection of Native American arrowheads to the university. Tearpock who died February 9, 2014, also willed $50,000 to the university.
BU grad receives dentistry honor
10/22/2014

Dr. Robert E. Boose '68 was awarded Honorary Fellowship in the American College of Dentists recently.

 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.
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.
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.
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.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.
Steph Pettit gift to support athletic scholarships, stadium improvements
BU grad receives dentistry honor

Dr. Robert E. Boose '68 was awarded Honorary Fellowship in the American College of Dentists recently.

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.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. 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.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.Alumnus bequeathed arrowheads to BU
The late Daniel Tearpock ’70, noted geologist, bequeathed a collection of Native American arrowheads to the university. Tearpock who died February 9, 2014, also willed $50,000 to the university.BUAA announces Legacy Scholarship winners
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.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.
  


 

 

 


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