BU to hold Commencement Ceremonies

BLOOMSBURG— More than 400 students will earn degrees from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania at the fall commencement ceremonies Friday and Saturday, Dec. 15 and 16, in Haas Center for the Arts, Mitrani Hall.

On Friday, 54 graduate students will receive their master’s or doctoral degrees during a 6 p.m. ceremony.

Saturday, 167 students will receive their diplomas from the College of Education and College of Liberal Arts during a ceremony at 10 a.m., and 181 students will graduate from the Zeigler College of Business and the College of Science and Technology in a 2:30 p.m. ceremony.

Top honor graduates

Students who earned the highest grade point average in their college are recognized during both ceremonies. The top students are:

  • College of Liberal Arts — Brandon Christopher Toter, Kulpmont, criminal justice
  • College of Education — Ariel Marie Harro, Shickshinny, early childhood education PK-4
  • Zeigler College of Business — Emily Marie Baker, New Columbia, accounting and finance
  • College of Science and Technology — Krystan Joy Mackert, Berwick, exercise science

Traditionally, BU faculty deliver the commencement address at the fall ceremonies. Janet Reynolds Bodenman, professor of communication studies, will speak at the morning ceremony, and Karl Kapp, professor of instructional technology, will deliver the afternoon address.

All ceremonies will be streamed live at bloomu.edu/graduation.