News Releases of 2012


December 2012

Dec. 5 - BU to award more than 500 degrees

November 2012

Nov. 29 - BU Nominated for 2013 Collegiate Retailer of the Year
Nov. 28 - Council of Trustees honor emeriti
Nov. 26 - Relive the early ’60s with The Midtown Men
Nov. 14 - U.S.-Iranian Expert to discuss diplomacy
Nov. 13 - Nursing enhances program with HRSA grant
Nov. 12 - Local experts discuss presidential election and its consequences
Nov. 7 - Balance your weekend fun with “Cirque Chinois”
Nov. 2 - BU Players present ‘12 Angry Jurors’
Nov. 2 - ‘One Spirit, One Breath’ on display

October 2012

Oct. 19 - Local rabbi talks about her faith
Oct. 9 - Geisinger partners with BU nursing program
Oct. 8 - BU lecture focuses on healthy aging
Oct. 5 - Koresh Dance Company appears
Oct. 2 - BU celebrates superheroic Homecoming

September 2012

Sept. 27 - BU receives $15,000 grant from Alcoa Foundation
Sept. 26 - A conversation on Islam
Sept. 19 - BU’s Big Dog Reading Series presents Vernon Lott’s ‘Bad Writing’
Sept. 12 - New CGA president serves students at BU
Sept. 12 - BU to sponsor poetry reading
Sept. 12 - U.S. News’ ranking lists BU among the best
Sept. 12 - BU Trustees receive reports, look to coming year
Sept. 12 - BU offers GRE preparation program
Sept. 10 - BU Parents and Family Weekend 2012 planned
Sept. 10 - Former Penn State defensive captain to give lecture at BU
Sept. 7 - Have a devilishly good time with Squirm Burpee at BU
Sept. 6 - BU’s Gender Studies Minor Film Series kicks off with ‘Sarah’s Key’

August 2012

August 24 - BU offers new session of cardiac rehabilitation program
August 22 - BU Players explore the ‘hard work of love’

July 2012

July 6 - BU nursing granted full CCNE accreditation
July 5 - TRiO Upward Bound funded for five more years

June 2012

June 12 - BU hosts Technology and Mass Media Camp
June 6 - Trustees give ‘thumbs up’ to facilities

May 2012

May 7 - Professors recognized for outstanding teaching
May 5 - Long-time BU leader chosen as honorary alumnus
May 4 - Remember ‘Then and Now’ at Alumni Weekend
May 3 - Alumnus and wife establish accounting scholarship
May 2 - Spring's top honor graduates named
May 2 - McDowell Institute to center on identifying students facing hardships

April 2012

April 30 - Three faculty members honored with ICS awards
April 25 - Student artists honored at Senior Exit Show
April 17 - BU dedicates ‘new’ Sutliff Hall
April 17 - Professor gives lecture on Marcellus Shale drilling
April 17 - BU again named to Community Service Honor Roll
April 16 - Philosopher and jazz artist lectures at BU
April 13 - Student wearable art takes center stage at BU
April 13 - BU Players present ‘The Shape of Things’
April 11 - Foreign policy expert speaks on students’ role in social advocacy
April 11 - Brain enhancement focus of BU symposium
April 6 - BU celebrates end of semester with Springfest
April 6 - Speaker discusses how athletes, artists conquer their fears
April 5 - Speaker addresses ‘The Old/New Macho Economy’
April 5 - BU’s Douglass Conference, Earth Day focus on ‘consumption’
April 4 - BU ensembles offer free performances
April 3 - Alumni return to BU to share their experiences

March 2012

March 29 - BU presents Math and Science Summer Experience
March 28 - Jazz up your evening with Grace Kelly and Phil Woods at BU
March 26 - BU receives 10 AmeriCorps positions
March 26 - Speaker discusses ‘Leadership in the Mountains’
March 20 - Fingerprinting service available at BU’s University Store
March 20 - BU poets jump start National Poetry Month at Sunbury reading
March 19 - Complexions’ fancy footwork gets BU moving
March 19 - Empty Bowls Banquet benefits local food cupboard
March 19 - Student volunteers give back to Town of Bloomsburg
March 15 - BU series examines Marcellus Shale drilling
March 14 - Big Dog Reading Series presents Stephen Elliott
March 13 - Federal undercover agent shares experiences

February 2012

Feb. 22 - New Trustees join BU council
Feb. 22 - Alumni share experiences at COST Career Day
Feb. 22 - Political activist and scholar, lectures at BU
Feb. 22 - Survey seeks opinions of freshmen and seniors
Feb. 21 - Chamber Orchestra presents spring concert
Feb. 15 - Faculty member shares Poland experience
Feb. 13 - Women’s domestic violence adversary speaks on campus
Feb. 10 - Foundation gift establishes McDowell Institute
Feb. 8 - BU Players present “Dead Man’s Cell Phone”
Feb. 7 - BU brings literary talents downtown
Feb. 3 - Haas Gallery exhibit features Erik Waterkotte
Feb. 3 - Celebrate life with “The Color Purple”
Feb. 1 - Grandson of Mohandas Gandhi to visit campus

January 2012

Jan. 29 - BU offers new cardiac rehabilitation program
Jan. 28 - Get reacquainted with classical music
Jan. 27 - Student group offers tax-filing help
Jan. 24 - Faculty land energy grant for solar project
Jan. 24 - BU offers academic credits for BTE’s Noh Training Project
Jan. 23 - College of Liberal Arts holds visual and performing arts showcase
Jan. 19 - New applied science program begins fall 2012
Jan. 12 - BU Players perform in Kennedy Center festival