Bloomsburg University Names Top Honor Graduates for Fall 2020

For Immediate Release
Date: Dec. 2, 2020
Contact: Tom McGuire, Director of Communications/Media Relations


Bloomsburg University Names Top Honor Graduates for Fall 2020 

BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania named its top honors graduates for each college for Fall 2020. The graduates will be recognized during the school's virtual commencement ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 12.

Named the top honor graduate from the Zeigler College of Business is Brittany Zipovskya professional sales and marketing major from Hazleton. She plans to begin a career in digital marketing or sales. 

From the College of Education, the top graduate is Cori Jo Ruble, an early childhood (Pk-4) education major from Mifflintown. Ruble plans to seek full-time employment. While looking for a position, she will be a substitute teacher.

In the College of Liberal Arts, Joseph Zimmerman, a history major from Bloomsburg, earned the honor. Zimmerman will pursue a Christian ministry pastoral internship.

From the College of Science and Technology, Emily Bruce and Katelyn Kelchner shared the honor. Bruce is an environmental, geographical, and geological science major from Barnesville, while Kelchner, a health sciences major, is from Berwick. Bruce plans a career related to the field of environmental science, while Kelchner will pursue a master's degree in biology at Bloomsburg University starting in the Spring semester.


Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education. We believe opportunity belongs to those who are ready to work for it and unafraid to do something great with it. But it's not just for us. As a Husky, every step you take pulls the whole pack forward. Serving approximately 8,200 students, BU offers comprehensive programs of study in five distinct colleges: College of Education, Zeigler College of Business, College of Liberal Arts, College of Science and Technology, and Honors College.