Bloomsburg University hosts Parents and Family Weekend

For Immediate Release

September 26, 2005

BLOOMSBURG—Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania President Jessica Kozloff will welcome students’ families to campus for the university’s 35th annual Parents and Family Weekend Saturday, Oct. 8, at 9:30 a.m. in Kehr Union, Fireside Lounge. Kozloff will meet informally with students and their families following a short address.

Parents and Family Weekend will kick off Friday, Oct. 7, in Kehr Union, Ballroom, with bingo at 6:30 p.m. and a performance featuring entertainer Craig Karges’ blend of mystery, humor, psychology and intuition at 9 p.m. Other events planned for students and their families throughout the weekend include entertainment and sporting events.

The men’s soccer team will play California University of Pennsylvania Saturday, Oct. 8, at noon on the upper campus. At 1:30 p.m. the Bloomsburg Huskies will take on Kutztown University at Redman Stadium. General admission football tickets are $7 for adults, $2 for senior citizens and children, $1 for children ages 8 to 12 and free for children under 8 and BU students. There is a $2 parking donation.

The Rhythmics will perform Saturday at 8 p.m. in the Haas Center for the Arts, Mitrani Hall as part of the Celebrity Artist Series. The Rhythmics customize everyday objects to create a high-energy performance. Tickets are $10 for BU students with a valid ID and $20 for family members and the public. Tickets may be ordered via fax, phone or e-mail. For ordering information, call the box office at (570) 389-4409.

Families can also attend showings of the movie “Bewitched” starring Nicole Kidman and Will Ferrell. Show times are Friday, 7 and 9:30 p.m., in the Haas Center; Saturday, 3 and 7 p.m., in the Kehr Union and Sunday, 2, 7 and 9:30 p.m., in the Haas Center. The movie is free for students and family members.

For more information about Parents and Family Weekend and a complete schedule of events, visit the university’s Web site.

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 8,000 students and offers 65 bachelor’s, 18 master’s and one doctoral degree.

###