Bloomsburg: The University Magazine
Since 1995, Bloomsburg: The University Magazine has celebrated the stories of our alumni, students, faculty and staff. These stories echo the enduring Husky spirit built on a legacy of creating opportunity for those determined to achieve.
At Bloomsburg University, we believe opportunity belongs to those who are ready to work for it and unafraid to do something great with it. Here, our onward is upward.
The Bloomsburg Magazine Spring 2023
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The cover story features Celeste Rivas and how she overcame cultural and language hurdles to graduate as a Husky.
The cover story focuses on the Transformative Power of Education. It takes a look at nearly 200 years of education at Bloomsburg, from our founding to our future.
The cover story focuses on Professional U, which has created a noticeable transformation across the campus — connecting different generations of Huskies into a family. Sean Sears, who overcame severe injuries to graduate is featured, as well as Craig Diehl, whose contribution established the Craig A. Diehl Center for Law School Preparation. This issue also highlights the annual Alumni Association Award winners.
The cover story focuses on the university’s most generous benefactor, Steph Pettit, CEO of Clean Earth Systems. Pettit's gifts totaling more than $12.5 million have aided numerous students. The upper campus complex has been renamed in his honor. The issue also features a story about a recently announced gift from radio legend Kerby Confer, which will dramatically impact several programs of study, especially media and journalism.
The cover story features the business success and community engagement of Dan Klingerman ’87, a current member of our Council of Trustees, the founder, and CEO of The Liberty Group, which has made a tremendous impact on central Pennsylvania. We also celebrate students who have earned leadership positions on the Council of Trustees and Pennsylvania State System Board of Governors and those who have earned valuable internships and academic experiences.
We have an update on the integration between BU, Lock Haven, and Mansfield universities, including some exciting new academic details and an introduction of Albert Jones, Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer at all three institutions.
The cover story chronicles the remarkable recovery of Jackie Lithgow from a traumatic brain injury. Other stories feature the Honorable David Gass, the efforts of military alumni in the COVID-19 pandemic response, and the Alumni Association annual award winners.
The cover story focuses on Stacy Garrity '86 and her journey from small-town Pennsylvania, to a 30-year military career, to a role as Pennsylvania's State Treasurer. Other stories include actor Jimmi Simpson's '98 enduring career highlighted by a part on HBOs "Westworld" and the BU Alumni Association's 150th anniversary.
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