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Bloomsburg University Receives $1 Million Gift for Honors College Enhancements

Posted on July 29, 2022

Bloomsburg University and the Bloomsburg University Foundation proudly announce a $1 million gift from Stephen J. Jones '83 and his wife Melanie Sanchez-Jones for the BU Honors College to support the construction and enhancement of Lycoming Hall, the Honors College designated residence hall.

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Giving Back Before They Go

Posted on May 19, 2022

More than 325 Bloomsburg University spring 2022 graduates participated in this year’s Senior Class Gift Campaign. That’s just over 20% of the graduating class!

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Bloomsburg University Foundation receives Grant from First Community Foundation Partnership to Support Future Nurses in Surrounding Communities

Posted on May 11, 2022

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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Radio and Media Legend Makes $5.3 Million Gift to Bloomsburg University

Posted on April 25, 2022

Bloomsburg University and the Bloomsburg University Foundation proudly announce a $5.3 million gift from Kerby Confer to create a state-of-the-art media center for students aspiring to achieve success in the fields of radio, video, podcasts, live streaming, and other forms of broadcasting. In recognition of the impact this gift will have on the University, BU will name the new facility the Kerby Confer Media Center.

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Scholarship Luncheon Celebrates Impact

Posted on April 24, 2022

This year marked the first time BU donors were able to return to campus to meet their recipients since 2019 due to safety precautions and regulations related to COVID 19 protocols. Donors who attend the luncheon each year were excited to return, as they take a personal interest in carrying on the tradition and increasing the impact of philanthropic support for BU students.

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Record Number of Donors Show Support to Make BU's ‘1867 Minutes of Giving Challenge’ a Success

Posted on April 21, 2022

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 raised during the fundraiser, held from 8 a.m. Thursday, April 7, to 3:07 p.m. Friday, April 8, will support scholarships and programs for students across BU's campus.

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

Posted on April 15, 2022

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 Law School Preparation.

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Fifth Recipient of the Paul and Jennefer Clifford Walk-On Scholarship Named

Posted on April 22, 2021

Congratulations to Kate Roberts 23, of the Bloomsburg University women's lacrosse team, who was named as the third recipient of the Paul and Jennefer Clifford Walk-On Scholarship.

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$2 Million in Scholarships Allocated for First-Generation Students at Bloomsburg University

Posted on March 16, 2021

Bloomsburg University and the Bloomsburg University Foundation (BUF) announced on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 that the BUF Board has voted to commit $2 million in scholarships as a need-based award to first-generation college students from Pennsylvania.

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Bloomsburg University Foundation Secures Grant to Help Low-income Students Complete Their Academic Degrees

Posted on October 20, 2020

The Bloomsburg University Foundation secured a First Federal Charitable Foundation grant it will use to provide students with the financial support they need to complete their degrees, including help with residual tuition support, computers, study aids, books, internet accessibility, temporary housing and basic food shortages.

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