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Degenstein Foundation, donors support nursing simulation center

For decades, the nursing department at Bloomsburg University has consistently ranked among the best in the state, having educated thousands for one of the most critical careers in the healthcare field...

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FBLA has photogenic fundraiser for March of Dimes

Bloomburg's chapter of the FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) has conducted a photogenic and successful fundraiser for the March of Dimes over the past spring and fall semesters. This semester...

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The Commission for Gender and Sexuality awards scholarships

The Commission for Gender and Sexuality at Bloomsburg, a Commonwealth University, awards two scholarships each year to provide financial support to students in the LGBTQIA+ community. The first...

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BU Foundation receives grant from First Community Foundation Partnership to support future nurses

The Bloomsburg University Foundation has secured a grant from the First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania (FCFP) for $40,000 to help build the future of nursing at Bloomsburg University...

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Bloomsburg University to award Kerby Confer and Ronn Cort honorary degrees at Spring Commencement

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania will award honorary Doctor of Commercial Science degrees to Kerby Confer and Ronn Cort in recognition of their creative leadership in commerce, trade, industry...

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Broadcast Opportunity: Confer gift will create a hub for broadcast education

As a teenager in his hometown of Williamsport, Kerby Confer would lie awake at night listening through the crackle and hiss of faraway stations on his transistor radio, hoping one day to be that voice...

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Record number of donors show support to make BU's first-ever ‘1867 Minutes of Giving Challenge’ a success

BLOOMSBURG – More than 600 Bloomsburg University alumni and supporters came together to help raise $87,408 in support for BU students during its inaugural 1867 Minutes of Giving Challenge. The money...

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Craig Diehl '82 honored for $1.5 million gift to create Center for Law School Preparation at Bloomsburg University

Bloomsburg University and the Bloomsburg University Foundation recently held a dedication ceremony to honor the generosity of Craig A. Diehl '82 and celebrate his gift to create the Diehl Center for...

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Bloomsburg University set to host inaugural '1867 Minutes of Giving Challenge'

Beginning Thursday, April 7, at 8 a.m. and going through Friday, April 8, at 3:07 p.m., Bloomsburg University will launch its first-ever 1867 Minutes of Giving Challenge. The number 1867 is the time...

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Pulling back the curtain on the uncommon man

Take a drive through Tampa at 5 a.m., and gaze upward to the Bank of America building’s 31st floor. You’ll see the lights from Clean Earth Systems Inc. already blazing. Company CEO Steph Pettit ’89 is...

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