Bloomsburg celebrates Class of 2022 at spring commencement


Bloomsburg University held its Spring 2022 Commencement ceremonies on Friday, May 13, and Sunday, May 15, with nearly 1,500 graduates receiving diplomas during three ceremonies.

The School of Graduate Studies commencement was Friday, May 13, at 6 p.m. in the Haas Center for the Arts, with degrees conferred on 191 master's students and 13 doctoral candidates.


Graduate Commencement '22

On Sunday, May 15, the College of Education and College of Liberal Arts graduated at 10 a.m., followed at 3 p.m. by the Zeigler College of Business and College of Science and Technology. The morning ceremony featured 516 graduates, while the afternoon ceremony featured 753 graduates. The speaker for Sunday's morning event was Kerby Confer, while the afternoon speaker was Ronn Cort. Both men were awarded honorary Doctor of Commercial Science degrees.


Spring Graduation '22

Since 1969, Confer has owned an interest and operated over 200 station licenses and is still active in 70 properties, including Altoona, Johnstown, State College, Meadville, Franklin, and Pittsburgh. Confer was inducted into the Pennsylvania Broadcasters Hall of Fame in 2003.

Cort is President and COO of SEKISUI KYDEX, a Bloomsburg-based manufacturer of high-performance thermoplastic materials to create lightweight, safe, and sustainable components for aviation, space, mass transit, medical devices, and emerging industries.