News and Events

Campus to celebrate International Education Week

International Education Week
Nov 13, 2017

Bloomsburg University is celebrating International Education Week with a week filled with educational opportunities for students including open houses, workshops and lectures.

CGA expands disaster relief efforts to #HuskiesHelpingOthers

Hurricane Harvey Relief Effort
Nov 13, 2017

Building off the success of its #Huskies4Houston campaign, Bloomsburg University’s Community Government Association is launching an expanded campaign to help support those affected by the unprecedented level of natural disasters and tragedies across the world this fall.

Digital forensics major lands NSA job months before graduation

DoD Information Assurance Scholarship Program Scholar
Nov 08, 2017

Derek Berger knew as early as ninth grade a future in digital forensics was possible. Today, that future isn’t just probable — it’s happening.

Syed R. Ali-Zaidi Award for Academic Excellence

Syed R. Ali-Zaidi Award
Oct 26, 2017

Bloomsburg University students are invited to self-nominate for the annual Syed R. Ali-Zaidi Award for Academic Excellence, sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education Foundation. Ali-Zaidi, a charter member of the State System’s Board of Governors, established the award to inspire and honor System students who excel in the pursuit of knowledge.

NSSE seeks opinions of students

National Survey of Student Engagement
Nov 16, 2017

Members of Bloomsburg University’s first‐year and senior classes are invited to share opinions about their experiences at BU by completing the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE).

Audiology student puts studies to use aiding Third World countries

Entheos Audiology Cooperative
Nov 16, 2017

Bethany Noll, a third-year Bloomsburg University doctorate student, has put her knowledge and training to good use in helping Third World countries through the assistance of Entheos Audiology Cooperative — an audiological cooperative that promotes best practices and giving as part of modern hearing healthcare delivery.


Honors project introduces anthropology to Camp Victory campers

Native American Culture Program
Nov 16, 2017

A new anthropology program with an archaeology twist was brought to Camp Victory this summer as part of its Nature Center activities, courtesy of a Bloomsburg University senior’s honors research.

Bloomsburg University Trustee Dr. Joseph Mowad passes away

Dr. Joseph Mowad
Nov 09, 2017

Bloomsburg University Council of Trustee member Dr. Joseph Mowad of Danville passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 7. Dr. Mowad was appointed to the Council of Trustees in November 1994 serving for more than 23 years. He is survived by his wife, Josephine, and daughters, Dr. Christen Mowad and Nicole Mowad-Nasser and their families.

BU ranks third in PA for communication disorders sciences majors

Centennial Hall
Oct 25, 2017, a career planning website, named Bloomsburg University one of the top five schools in Pennsylvania for communication disorders sciences majors.

A seminar visit to medieval life and culture

Arthurian Literature Class
Oct 23, 2017

Students from Christina Francis’s English 480 – Arthurian Literature senior seminar recently traveled to the PA Renaissance Faire in Manheim in order to experience as much of an approximation of medieval life and culture as one might find in Central Pennsylvania.

Professional U connection leads to potential internship

Accounting Internship
Oct 20, 2017

Alexandra Hilbert knows the value of Bloomsburg University’s Professional U events — like its recent Accounting Career Connections Expo — firsthand. Her potential summer internship came as a result of one she attended her freshman year.

Criminal justice program ranked Top 10 in state

McCormick Center
Oct 17, 2017, a career planning website, named Bloomsburg University one of the top ten schools in the state for criminal justice majors.

BU partners with Chesapeake Conservancy on river health

Precision Conservation
Oct 17, 2017

Bloomsburg University is partnering with Chesapeake Conservancy to restore the health of the Susquehanna River and the Chesapeake Bay. Steven Rier, professor of biological and allied health sciences, is representing BU in the three-year project named “Precision Conservation.”

Review of Greek Life to begin

Greek Life
Oct 13, 2017

This semester, a comprehensive review of our Greek Life system is being conducted. Consultants will review the impact of Greek chapters on the Bloomsburg University campus community.

Internship and the City

Dana Spagnola
Oct 10, 2017

In the city that never sleeps Dana Spagnola had the internship that seemingly never stopped. And it couldn’t have been more perfect.

Celebrating the success of largest ever capital campaign

It's Personal
Oct 06, 2017

Bloomsburg University and the BU Foundation celebrated the conclusion of the It’s Personal capital campaign by announcing the seven-year fundraising effort had achieved a university-record total of $62,075,064.

Sociological look at gas drilling opens students' eyes

Sociology Research
Sep 26, 2017

A sociological look at the impact of Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling boom has led to a new perspective for a Bloomsburg University research team, particularly within the research process itself.

Upcoming Performances

Piscataway Nation Singers and Dancers
Nov 10, 2017

Mark Tayac leads the Piscataway Nation Singers and Dancers tonight as they carry on the long-standing traditions, culture and heritage of their indigenous ancestors. They will perform an educational and entertaining pow-wow style event. The performance will feature American Indian dance, drums and song.

Campus Speakers

Institute for Culture and Society
Nov 01, 2017

Bloomsburg University's Institute for Culture and Society (ICS) is hosting a series of panel discussions and lectures dealing with revolutions in art and history.

How about THIS internship?

The Harrisburg Internship Semester
Oct 10, 2017

Emily Haney is living in a world of opportunities this fall through The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS) program.

“You never know who you will run into,” says Haney, a senior anthropology major who is interning with the Historical and Museum Commission in Harrisburg. “And consequently, what kind of doors they could open for you.”

Professors awarded $25k grant from National Geographic Society

National Geographic Society Grant
Sep 21, 2017

Two Bloomsburg University professors were recently awarded a National Geographic Society grant to continue their investigation of water management practices at the Classic Maya (250-900 CE) city of El Perú-Waka’ in Petén, Guatemala.

BU holding third annual No Hate Week

No Hate Week
Nov 13, 2017

Bloomsburg University is hosting its third annual No Hate Week, focusing on “Love for the Culture” to bring light to different cultures around campus.

Black Hawk landing on Quad for Veteran’s Week

Veterans Week
Nov 06, 2017

Bloomsburg University will feature a Black Hawk helicopter landing in honor of Veteran’s Week. The landing will take place on Thursday, Nov. 9 at 7:45 a.m. on the Academic Quad and will highlight BU’s Veteran’s Week from Monday, Nov. 6, through Friday, Nov. 10.

Adventure playground to "pop up" on campus

Pop-Up Adventure Playground
Nov 05, 2017

Children will take over Saturday at BU’s Pop-Up Adventure Playground, operated by students and faculty, at the Student Recreation Center. There will be no charge for families and children.

Special education degree ranked among the best in country

Special Education Program
Sep 21, 2017

Best Education Degrees, the leading guide to educational careers and colleges, rates Bloomsburg University 23rd in the country in its latest ranking of the 25 Best bachelor's degrees in Special Education for 2017.