BU alumni dinner offers chance to say ‘goodbye’ to Hippenstiel

For Immediate Release

Date:  March 2, 2006


BLOOMSBURG—Reservations are being accepted for Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania’s alumni annual awards and recognition dinner. The dinner will be held Saturday, April 22, at 6 p.m. in Monty’s as part of Alumni Weekend.

During the dinner, alumni will have the opportunity to say farewell to Douglas Hippenstiel, who is retiring this spring after nearly 26 years as BU’s director of alumni affairs, and recognize about 60 recipients of this year’s Grimes Loyalty Awards.

Reservations are $35 per person and seating is available for 300 guests. For reservations or information, call BU’s Alumni Affairs Office at (570) 389-4058 or 1-800-526-0254. Donations for an endowed scholarship honoring Hippenstiel may be sent to the Alumni Affairs Office, Fenstemaker Alumni House, 400 E. Second St., Bloomsburg, Pa. 17815.  Checks should be made payable to The Bloomsburg University Foundation/Doug Hippenstiel Fund.

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.