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Month: October 2009

Amanda Riley Earns PSAC Field Hockey Weekly Honor

Bloomsburg University field hockey player Amanda Riley (Tannersville/Pocono Mountain East) was named the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Eastern Division Player of the Week for the period ending October 25.

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A call to postpone Halloween

With Game 3 of the World Series falling on the same night as Halloween, Joe Arleth hopes that his influence as Commissioner of High Education will help force the necessary change. Halloween must be rescheduled till November 6th. This is no trick.

Chamber Orchestra concert features Schubert symphony, Haydn concerto

The Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Chamber Orchestra will perform a fall concert Sunday, Nov. 1, at 2:30 p.m. at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 123 N. Market St. The program is free and open to the public.

Quest offers wilderness first aid course

Registration is open for an introductory-level wilderness first aid program sponsored by Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania’s Quest program and presented by the National Outdoor Leadership School’s (NOLS) Wilderness Medicine Institute. The program will be held Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 5 and 6, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Monty’s on BU’s upper campus.

Bloomsburg Downtown Fire

Area firefighters remained in Bloomsburg downtown throughout the afternoon after three buildings were destroyed in an early morning fire.

BU Football Suffers First Defeat of Season in Final Minute

With 46 seconds left in the game, Shippensburg scored a touchdown to beat Bloomsburg, formerly undefeated, by a score of 28-27 on Saturday afternoon in Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Eastern Division game.

Slideshow of key plays in the game also included*

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Celebrity Artist Series presents Yamato, the Drummers of Japan

The sounds of drums made of animal skin and ancient trees more than 400 years old, enhanced with Japanese wind and string instruments, will be featured in Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania’s next Celebrity Artist Series program, Yamato, the Drummers of Japan, Saturday, Nov. 7, at 8 p.m., in Haas Center for the Arts. Listen to their drums…now!

Rugby: #20 Bloomsburg hosts Millersville this Saturday

Ranked #20 in the nation in Division 2 college rugby, the Bloomsburg University Men’s Rugby Club hosts Millersville this Saturday October 24, at 2:00 on the upper campus fields, next to the flag football fields.

Collins Scholarship to benefit theatre arts majors

Established in memory of Collins, a theatre arts professor who died last July, the scholarship will be awarded to students who are committed to theatre as a multi-disciplinary pursuit, possess a collaborative spirit and leadership qualities and demonstrate a positive, willing attitude and work ethic.

BU men’s basketball names captains for upcoming season

Bloomsburg University men’s basketball coach John Sanow has announced that the captains for the 2009-10 season will be…

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