Bloomsburg University to hold in-person fall commencement ceremonies


By Tom McGuire

BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania will celebrate its 2021 Fall commencement on Friday, Dec. 10, and Saturday, Dec. 11, with in-person ceremonies in Haas Center for the Arts, Mitrani Hall.

On Friday, Dec. 10, at 6 p.m., the School of Graduate Studies and the Zeigler College of Business will hold commencement ceremonies with Dr. Carolyn LaMacchia, chair of the Department of Information Technology, Analytics, and Business Education, the guest speaker.

On Saturday, Dec. 11, at 10 a.m., the College of Education and the College of Science and Technology will graduate with Dr. Todd Hoover, chair of the Department of Teaching and Learning, the guest speaker.

Bloomsburg's commencements will conclude Saturday, Dec. 11, at 2 p.m. with the College of Liberal Arts ceremony with Meredith Grimsley, chair of the Department of Art and Art History, the guest speaker.

Masks are required of all participants and supporters (age 2 and above) inside Haas Center for the Arts regardless of vaccination status. Clear bag guidelines will be enforced.

Students who will participate in the ceremonies may bring a maximum of four supporters (all ages are included in this count).

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Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 7,800 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Education, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.