Posts in category ESSAYS

Lynn Olszewski Shannon ’14 and Mark S...


My husband, Mark, and I met at BU. I had a secret crush on “Starbucks guy,” an employee at the campus Starbucks whose name eluded me for a while since he didn’t wear his required name tag. After a few months of secretly crushing on him, blowing a ton of money on over-priced fancy drinks […]

Jessica Sing Scarinci ’06 and John Sc...


It was the fall semester of 2005. I was in my first semester of graduate school at Bloom and Jessica was in her senior year as an undergraduate student studying communications. On a Thursday night in November, after a tough week of grad classes and work in the sports information office, I decided to go […]

Tenika Campbell Jean-Paul ’04 and JR ...


A soul mate is a person with whom one has a feeling of deep or natural affinity, similarity, love, spirituality, and compatibility. I sincerely believe that JR and I are soul mates. Unbeknownst to us, we began crossing paths at a very young age. JR and I attended the same middle school, but he was […]

Shannon Killeen Ferguson ’05 and Ken ...


Our love story started my freshman year of college, 2001, when Ken and I crossed paths. He had just transferred to Bloom for his junior year and we both were in other relationships. We said “hi” and that was it — Ken said I didn’t notice him but he noticed me! Fast forward two years […]

Deirdre Miller Coup ’07 and Sco...


Scott and I have our good friend, Dianna, to thank for introducing us in the fall of 2005 — my sophomore year and his final semester at Bloomsburg. She invited him to a party at our friend’s apartment on Iron Street one evening, and I hit it off with Scott right away. We spent the […]