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BU to host the Great American Smoke Out 5K

The Great American Smoke Out is an annual event to encourage Americans to quit tobacco use, especially smoking. Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania will host the Great American Smoke Out 5K Sunday, Nov. 15, at 12:30 p.m. The starting location is the Bloomsburg Area YMCA, East Seventh Street.

Art and art history department accredited

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania's art and art history department was recently accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).

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.

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!

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.

Scholarships in Preston Herring’s Honor

The memory of Preston Herring will live on at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania in two scholarships that bear his name...

Gordner and court officials to take part in forum

Columbia-Montour Common Pleas Judge Thomas James will moderate a panel discussion exploring the cost of operating the courts and the financial effects of court actions. "The Cost of Justice Forum" will be held Wednesday, Oct. 28, at 2 p.m. in Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania's Carver Hall, Kenneth S. Gross Auditorium.

BU professor to discuss yellow fever

BU Professor Jeanette Keith will speak on "Mosquitoes, Environments and the Social Construction of Yellow Fever" Tuesday, Oct. 27, at 7 p.m. in the BU's Andruss Library, Schweiker Room. The lecture is free and open to the public.

“No Place for Hate” seminar to be held

An overview of Pennsylvania's civil rights law, the state's changing demographics, hate crimes, supremacist group trends and positive practices will be presented as a "No Place for Hate" event Tuesday, Oct. 27, at 7 p.m. in the Bloomsburg Area YMCA, 30 E. Seventh St.

Celebrity Artist Series’ features Cirque Le Masque

Jugglers, acrobats, comics and aerialists who perform amazing feats of balance will be featured in Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania's next Celebrity Artist Series' program, Cirque Le Masque, during Parents Weekend Saturday, Oct. 24, at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., in the newly renovated Haas Center for the Arts.

BU hits all-time enrollment record

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania set an enrollment record this fall with the largest number of students in the school's history. A total of 9,512 students - 8,605 undergraduates and 907 graduate students - were tallied in the university's official enrollment report on the 15th day of classes.

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