Blueprint of the Greenly Center

Blueprint of the Greenly Center


Greenly Center, 50 E. Main St., Bloomsburg, Pa. 17815

Bloomsburg University Foundation Inc.

  • Made possible by a gift of $1 million from Duane R. ’72 and Susan Basar Greenly ’72, Mechanicsburg
  • New construction: four-story office building with underground parking for 18 vehicles; no student housing; existing building will be razed
  • Will house offices of Bloomsburg University Foundation, approximately 16 employees, on the fourth floor; other tenants to be determined
  • Expected to bring additional 4,000 to 5,000 visitors downtown annually

About the Greenly Center

Greenly Center

  • 44,700 square feet
  • Timeline: August 2013 to June/July 2014
  • Total cost: $6.5 million
  • Property purchase price: $500,000; purchased from Joseph and Sharon Gushen
  • Architect: Maule and Associates Architects, Camp Hill
  • General Contractor: Pyramid Construction Services, Wormleysburg
  • Site Engineering and Plan Development: Larson Design Group, Williamsport
  • Consulting Architect: ArchCentral Architects, Bloomsburg

About Duane R. Greenly

  • Bloomsburg native
  • Graduate of Bloomsburg High School, 1968
  • Inducted into Bloomsburg High School’s academic hall of fame, Graduates of Distinction
  • Bachelor’s degree from Bloomsburg State College
  • Master’s degree from Morehead University in Kentucky
  • Member of Bloomsburg University Foundation Board of Directors
  • Career: Deering-Milliken & Co., BF Goodrich, Newell Rubbermaid, Morgan Door, Barry Controls and Ames True Temper
  • Married to Susan Basar Greenly ’72, native of Swoyersville; profession: special education teacher
  • Children: Jason Greenly and Robin Barrios; grandson: Jack Barrios
  • About the Bloomsburg University Foundation

    • The Bloomsburg University Foundation Inc. solicits, manages and grows the financial base of support available to Bloomsburg University and distributes resources in accordance with stakeholder intent.
    • Board of Directors: Patricia Mica ’67, chair; Drew Hostetter ’76, vice chair; Victoria L. Mihalik, corresponding secretary; Michael Gillespie ’95, treasurer; Joseph Hilgar ’75, alumni representative; Chris Beadling ’94; Michael Boguski ’85; Craig Diehl ’82; Sharon Gettel ’78; Nick Giuffre ’78; Duane Greenly ’72; Susan McDowell; Noble “Bud” Quandel ’69; Phillip N. Stan III ’94; Harry B. Strickland; Nelson A. Swarts ’63; John Thompson ’71; Ashley Wallace ’14; Allison Watts ’80; and Terry Zeigler ’76
    • Building Committee Members: Chester C. Snavely Jr. ’70, chair; Carl F. Stuehrk, assistant treasurer; John Dorin; Charles Featherstone ’71; and Harold J. Bailey ’00H
    • Directors Emeritus: Norman Belmonte; J. Jan Girton; Allan M. Kluger; David W. Poch; and Elbern H. Alkire Jr. ‘95H