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The Enduring Value of a Bloomsburg D...

The Enduring Value of  a Bloomsburg Degree

The Enduring Value of a Bloomsburg Degree At Homecoming, Alumni Weekend and other events, my conversations with graduates often turn to their careers and the long-lasting benefits of their Bloomsburg University degree. For young alumni, the connection can be a straight line: from college courses and extracurricular activities … to job shadowing and internship opportunities […]

Strong Women

Strong Women

I have always surrounded myself with strong women. My mother was a Rosie the Riveter during World War II. My wife, Robbie, earned a doctorate in biology, had a 20-year career in flood control and water resource management and taught related courses at Central Washington University before we moved to Bloomsburg. Our daughter, Laura, determinedly […]

175 Years of Outstanding Educational ...

175 Years of Outstanding Educational Opportunities

One hundred seventy-five years of outstanding educational opportunities. Certainly, a milestone to celebrate at a time when Twinkies have a shelf life of 45 days, a total knee replacement takes a surgeon 40 minutes to complete and the latest technology seems to become obsolete the moment it leaves the store. Times were different when our […]

Scholarship: So Much More

Scholarship: So Much More

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary lists two definitions for the word scholarship. Recent economic uncertainty has placed a much needed emphasis on the second meaning: money awarded to a student to help pay for further education. Bloomsburg University’s core purpose, however, is built on the word’s primary definition: the qualities or learning of a scholar. A public […]

What is your relationship with Blooms...

What is your relationship with Bloomsburg University?

What is your relationship with Bloomsburg University? If you are an alumnus, you may see Bloomsburg as the place where you earned your degree, discovered your passion and made lifelong friendships. The place to which you remain connected, regardless of time or distance. My hope is your answer would be all of these and, perhaps, […]

President’s Blog

Dr. David Soltz shares his thoughts.

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