Bloomsburg University officials have announced that, as of November 4, the It’s Personal campaign, the largest ever capital campaign in BU's history, has raised $60,013,208 in donations and pledges, surpassing the original goal of $50M. The university will continue to seek campaign contributions through June 2017.
The bell above Carver Hall recently rang to mark two milestone gifts that will support student experiences in the College of Liberal Arts and to celebrate the impact these gifts will have on our students and the Bloomsburg University community.
$2 Million Gift Establishes Scholarship Fund to Provide Support for Family Members of Air Force Veterans
The Bloomsburg University Foundation recently received a gift to establish the Edwards Scholarship Award, which will benefit students at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania with a family member who is a current or previous member of the United States Air Force.
On November 4, 2016, Bloomsburg University’s College of Business became the Terry and JoAnn Zeigler College of Business. Terry Zeigler ’76, president and CEO of Datacap Systems Inc., Chalfont; his wife, JoAnn Schultz Zeigler ’77; and Zeigler Family Foundation collectively contributed the largest philanthropic gift to the Bloomsburg University Foundation to name the university's College of Business.
On Friday, September 16, Derek Askew, Raijene Dreuitt, Denis Ikejiri, Megan Ikeler, and Kevin Kesselring gathered to ring the Carver Hall bell prior to attending the BU Career Intensive Boot Camp.
Stephen Jones ’83, president and CEO of Covanta Holding Corporation, and Charles "Chuck" Murphy '83 M '86, recently retired senior associate vice president for Human Resources at the University of Rochester have joined the Bloomsburg University Foundation Board of Directors.
Watch as Alison Turzanski, Bloomsburg University swimmer, learns that she has been named as the first recipient of the Paul and Jennefer Clifford Walk-On Scholarship.
Boenell Kline, a senior Communications Studies major, shared the story of her personal Bloomsburg University journey with donors and fellow scholarship recipients at the 2016 Annual BU Foundation Scholarship Luncheon and how the support of strangers have had a major impact on her life.
Michelle Ficca, Ph.D., R.N., chairperson of Bloomsburg University’s Department of Nursing was recently selected as the recipient of the first Breiner Family Endowed Professorship for Nursing. On Thursday, April 7, the bell above Carver Hall rang to mark this milestone and celebrate the impact this announcement will have on the BU community.
Nicholas J. Giuffre ’78 recently the largest gift in the history of the Bloomsburg University Foundation to benefit BU’s supply chain management program.
Victoria Geyfman, Ph.D., Mark Bauman, Ph.D., and Stephen Clickard, Ph.D. were recently designated as Faculty Fellows. On Wednesday, Feb. 17, the bell above Carver Hall rang to mark this milestone and celebrate the impact this announcement will have on the BU community.
Three collaborative research projects have been announced by President David L. Soltz as recipients of $112,000 in 2015 Presidential Grant Awards as part of the ongoing initiatives of Impact 2017: Building on the Past, Leading for the Future. SPARC grants are partially funded by the Bloomsburg University Foundation though gifts to the Henry Carver Fund.
Carver Hall, Bloomsburg University’s signature building, stands today as a testimony to personal initiative and the powerful impact a few individuals can have. The Carver Hall bell, much like the iconic building in which it resides, is also a symbol of the very powerful and personal nature of giving.
Today’s graduates begin their careers idealistically and enthusiastically with a goal to do “good work,” i.e., work characterized by excellence, engagement and ethics. A newly-established distinguished professor faculty award will support that goal.
At BU, Jack Wise ’67 was a National Science Foundation scholarship recipient and the epitome of a well-rounded student, succeeding academically, and active in both the arts and athletics.
Chad R. Hoffman ’16 came to BU to play football. As the recipient of the Steph Pettit Scholarship, naturally he says his favorite thing about BU is being a part of the football team, especially during last fall’s unforgettable season.
Fourteen students interested in a career in the broadcast industry attended the Confer Radio Talent Institute over the summer. The week-and-a-half-long Institute featured industry professionals visiting campus as well as a trip to Philadelphia to visit professional sports broadcasting teams.
Jack Mulka ’66, long-time BU administrator and faculty member, and Ed Breiner ’77, retired CEO, Schramm Inc. have joined the Bloomsburg University Foundation Board of Directors.
Strengthening BU’s partnership with the Bloomsburg downtown community, the Greenly Center is now open for business. The 44,700-square-foot center is the new home of the Bloomsburg University Foundation. The building also houses an art gallery, the university’s Office of Corporate and Continuing Education staff, classrooms for BU’s mini-courses, a 40-seat computer lab and a demonstration kitchen.
Steph Pettit Stadium named for Steph Pettit '89 who has made a $1,000,000 contribution for stadium improvements and athletic scholarships.
Ask anyone and they’ll tell you that, of course faculty play an integral part in the quality of a BU education – it's obvious. Now, meet one couple that feels so strongly about the impact of talented faculty on our students, they’ve established the Bloomsburg University’s first endowed professorship in support of an exceptional teacher, mentor, and leader.
To build on “118 years of true grit on the football field,” the Bloomsburg University Foundation has announced “First and Goal,” a $2 million endowed scholarship campaign to benefit the football program at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania.