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A remote sensing geography class from Bloomsburg University played a key role in the conservation of a 14-acre southern Florida forest home to protected wildlife that’s been fending off urban and commercial development for the past 60 years.
Hakeem Thomas and Coleen Schlager found each other on a dating site in the spring of 2013. They soon realized they had enrolled at the same university. That university was Bloomsburg.
The notion that a student from a state university such as BU would never be noticed by as prominent a company has also changed. Through a shift in VMware’s recruitment strategy and utilization of his network, Digital Forensics/ITM major Charles Pearsall ‘20 became one of the first two BU Huskies to intern with the Palo Alto company.
Crystal Skotedis ‘03 began her career journey at BU as an undeclared student and full-time accountant for a local grocery store in 1997. Now, she helps other Huskies fit right in with the regional accounting firm, Boyer & Ritter, aggressively recruiting and transitioning new Husky grads to the firm
Mike Coffey '00M has enjoyed a satisfying career, currently working as a Senior Instructional Designer and Training Consultant with Accenture. He regularly returns to campus to help mentor current students.
Jeremy Zezza ‘19 speaks with gratitude and enthusiasm about his time at B.U., especially when it comes to Huskies baseball, coach Mike Collins, and the life preparation he received as a member of the pack. He recently channeled his appreciation for the program into a volunteer opportunity and an impressive donation for the B.U. Career Closet.
PELs will allow students to interview with employers for internships or employment both in person and virtually, practice or give a presentation, have their resume reviewed or polish their skills in a mock interview. The PELs also share the floor with the Department of Alumni and Professional Engagement, which will allow students to connect with career coaches, workshops, the university Career Closet, and many other resources.