Bloomsburg gets NRC grant

For immediate release: Dec. 1, 2008

BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania has been awarded a $17,280 grant from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

BU's grant is among the $6.4 million designated for education scholarships and graduate fellowships. BU is one of 60 institutions sharing more than $20 million in grants designed to boost nuclear education and expand the workforce for nuclear energy.

Shown, from left, are Erin Schloyer, a health physics major from Bloomsburg; recipient Edward Stutzcage, a health physics major from Aristes; Peter Stine, chair of physics and engineering technology; Robert Marande, dean of the College of Science and Technology; BU President David L. Soltz; and David Simpson, health physics program coordinator.

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 8,000 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Professional Studies, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.