Head of CBS Corp. Leslie Moonves Makes Campaign Commitment to Humanities
Moonves, a member of the Class of 1971, will support the Humanities Center and need-based financial aid in related disciplines.
Moonves, a member of the Class of 1971, will support the Humanities Center and need-based financial aid in related disciplines.
Hildreth-Mirza Hall and a new Islamic studies professorship will honor the experience of a Bucknell president's daughter and granddaughter.
Bucknell's next academic building will greatly expand engineering classrooms and laboratories, while also providing a new home for the education department.
The Ciffolillo Health Care Technology Fund will benefit faculty-student research teams, provide hands-on experiences and potentially secure new sources of University funding.
Endowed professorship and deanship strengthen the School of Management as its transition to a college approaches.
More than 50 donors have stepped up to support endowed scholarships through the matching-gift program established by Robert '45 and Doris Malesardi.
Make your gift before Dec. 31 to enjoy beautiful images of campus all year long.
The 36,000-square-foot addition to the Bucknell University campus provides a new home for student health, wellness and counseling services, and a world-class wrestling training facility.
The program will increase the impact of Bob '45 and Doris Malesardi's $20 million commitment to support financial aid.
The success of WE DO has strengthened the University, and more opportunities lie ahead.
The gift from Randy and Kathy MacDonald P'02 reflects their support for beyond-the-classroom learning.
The Malesardi Family Quadrangle honors Bob '45 and Doris Malesardi's $20 million pledge to financial aid — the single-biggest commitment in Bucknell's history.
The one-day giving event broke participation records as it raised money to benefit students in every part of the University.
The $100,000 award will help students become creative problem-solvers in their careers.
The $20 million commitment by Bob and Doris Malesardi will be used solely for financial aid.
At the advent of a new scholarship in his name, liberal-arts legend Jack Wheatcroft '49 is honored.
Bucknell University Professor Karen Castle, chemistry, has been selected as the first recipient of the Russell-Childers Professorship in the Laboratory Sciences.
Foundation grant allows aspiring engineers from the Motor City to sample the campus scene at Bucknell.
The award enhances the University's ability to recruit and enroll students who have demonstrated excellence in music.
More than 200 alumni, parents and friends gathered to celebrate the University's recent accomplishments and plans for the future.
WE DO, The Campaign for Bucknell University, is going strong — and the University hopes to keep that momentum moving for future students.
The ExxonMobil Foundation has given more than $1.8 million to Bucknell since 2002.
A record number of Bucknellians came together to raise more than $1.7 million for students on April 23 in the University’s most successful one-day giving challenge yet.
Bucknell's WE DO event showcased the College of Engineering.
The Human Health Initiative allows Bucknell students and faculty to team up with medical professionals for research opportunities - and for the greater good.
Each year, the University holds a Scholarship Day Celebration with events to thank donors of endowed and named annual scholarships.
Bucknellians in Southern California get the star treatment.
Faculty fellowships do more than pay for research and equipment. They bring the brightest scholars to Bucknell — and help keep them here.
The University dedicated its newest building on Nov. 15 and honored the generosity of the Bucknellian who made it possible.
It was a capital night for a Bucknell celebration in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 8. More than 500 Bucknell alumni, parents and friends gathered at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery for the final WE DO Tour stop of 2014.
The Windy City was the latest stop on the national tour for WE DO, The Campaign for Bucknell University, drawing more than 130 alumni, parents and friends to the Ravenswood Event Center on Sept. 19.
Bucknell University French professor Philippe Dubois has been selected as the David Morton and Leanne Freas Trout Professor of French.
Inspired by his undergraduate experience, Bill Graham '62 continues to give back to Bucknell.
Campaign gifts boost the College of Engineering.
Bucknell supporters met the annual one-day Annual Fund giving challenge — more than five times over.
Who loves Bucknell's School of Management? We do.
March 29 marked Bucknell's 25th annual Scholarship Day Celebration, highlighted by a festive luncheon for 400 guests in Sojka Pavilion.
The WE DO Tour event in New York City on November 16, 2013 drew nearly 700 Bucknellians from across the region.
Donors guarantee students year-round pursuit of research passions.
The WE DO Tour traveled to Boston on September 7, 2013, offering Bucknellians a view of what the University is striving to become.
Several members of the Bucknell University faculty have been appointed or reappointed this fall to endowed academic positions.
Students and faculty dream new possibilities for Bucknell’s newest academic facility.
Academic West’s completion results in moves for several Bucknell University departments.
Jean Russell had never set foot on campus until April, when a special mission drew her to Bucknell. She came bearing news of gifts: A recent $4.7 million gift from the Russell family estate is being used to finish Academic West and bolster the endowed library fund named for her late brother, James A. Russell '67.
A group of Bucknell alumni put forth the challenge: Raise $100,000 in 24 hours. Bucknellians answered the call, far exceeding expectations.
Hats off to first-generation faculty.
Bucknellians celebrated in Philadelphia at the latest stop on the University's national WE DO Tour.
See highlights of Bucknell's national WE DO Tour stop in Pittsburgh.
More than 200 Bucknellians celebrated the kickoff of the University's national WE DO Tour at AT&T Park in San Francisco.
The historic gift is the third-largest single pledge ever made to the University.
We're bringing the excitement of the campaign to a city near you. Join President Bravman, trustees, faculty and students as we celebrate with extraordinary events across the country.
Alumna's bequest will support generations of summer undergraduate researchers.
Michael Johnson-Cramer, director of the School of Management, says the O'Brien Scholarship is a testament to how creative donors can be when making gifts. "The scholarship has been good in pushing us to consider students in a different way," he says. "The result has been many discussions about how we can better mentor our students and help them grow. It's been a powerful experience."
Bucknell publicly launched its half-billion-dollar fundraising campaign during one of the most memorable Homecoming celebrations in University history.
How donors have built the Bucknell we know today.
The Walker Family Scholarship has enabled generations of students from western Pennsylvania's coal country to achieve a Bucknell education.
Why are tuition costs so high? What does tuition pay for, and how can the costs be stabilized? Find the answers here.
What are common myths about Bucknell's need for support, and what is the truth? A point-by-point analysis of what is and what isn't true about Bucknell's financial security.
As the campaign to raise half-a-billion dollars begins, the University focuses on six priority initiatives that will propel us forward.
The two words are more than a campaign theme — they define the Bucknell spirit.
With a half-a-billion dollar goal, the Campaign for Bucknell University will publicly launch this Homecoming weekend.
Jim Cramer and Walter Isaacson's conversation about innovation, discovery and leadership is part of Bucknell's 2012 Homecoming celebration.
The University celebrated the construction of Academic West with a ceremony marking the placement of the last piece of structural steel in the building.
Alumni and parent support of athletics facilities gives Bucknell a competitive edge.
The Professor Catherine "Kay" Payn Scholarship Fund has been established at Bucknell University by the Frank and Gretta Lattal family.
A Bucknell professor's dedication inspired a gift from a graduate that will benefit current and future students.
Bucknell University has received a grant for $77,200 from the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation to provide enhanced research opportunities for four Bucknell undergraduates majoring in the areas of biology, chemistry, and cell biology/biochemistry.
Now in its second year, the Engineering Success Alliance provides students who come from under-resourced high schools with the academic resources, peer support and opportunities they need to succeed.
Michael Prince, a professor of chemical engineering at Bucknell University, has been appointed to the Robert L. Rooke Professorship in Engineering.
Makoto Fujimura '83 and President John Bravman explored how technology and the arts intertwine in the Bucknell Forum event, "Creative Engagement: The Questions Science and Art Ask of Each Other," held April 3, 2012.
For nearly 30 years, the student-run Senior Gift Drive has educated seniors on the importance of financially supporting the University - both as students and alumni.
Chris Martine has been named the David Burpee Chair in Plant Genetics and Research at Bucknell University. He will join Bucknell as a professor in the Department of Biology.
Pianist Barry Hannigan, a professor of music at Bucknell University, has been appointed to the Ellen Williams Professorship in Music at Bucknell.
When Hilary P'14 and Ted Giuliano P'14 were touring college campuses with their daughter in 2010, the last thing they expected was to stumble across an investment opportunity.
Last summer, the farmland south of Fraternity Road was planted with something new - drainage pipes for storm water and sewer management, and supply lines for power, data networking, ﬁre protection, steam and chilled water.
Bucknell University has received a $75,000 grant from the Kern Family Foundation and become a member of the Kern Entrepreneurship Education Network, or KEEN program. The KEEN program's goal is to instill an entrepreneurial mindset in engineering students at selected private colleges around the country.
The College of Engineering has expanded its resources with the opening of the Richard J. Mooney Innovative Design Laboratory, a workspace in which engineering students and faculty can bring their designs and ideas to life.
Make it better. Make it faster. Make it smarter. Dick Mooney '60 rarely was satisfied with the status quo. He loved the challenge of re-imagining and redesigning nearly every mechanical device he encountered. Engineering was more than a college major, more than a profession for Dick. It was how this inveterate builder and tinkerer approached his life.
The new facility to be built south of Bertrand Library will house 70,000 square feet of classrooms, offices, laboratories and meeting areas.
Great universities have great stories, and Bucknell is no exception. Faculty and alumni brought University history to life during the William Bucknell Society Dinner, held June 8 in New York City.
The late Robert L. Rooke, a member of the Class of 1913 and former trustee, and his descendants have a long history of supporting Bucknell. Most recently, his son Robert C. Rooke, longtime donor and trustee emeritus, provided significant funding toward Academic West. Says Provost Mick Smyer, "Their generosity and leadership helped shape the outstanding academic program and campus that we enjoy today."
Aliyah Johnson '14 thrives on challenge. The president of her class at Baltimore's prestigious Western High School, she belonged to the dance team, the volleyball team and the National Honor Society. She applied to several colleges and was accepted by all of them, but she needed more financial aid than the scholarships they offered her.
Numbers and problem solving have always fascinated John Hoover '82, a math major who went on to become an actuary. As one who appreciates the beauty and power of numbers, he has created a new merit scholarship for first-year math students to help Bucknell recruit the country's top talent in the field.
In recognition of the family's support, the Biology Building and the Robert L. Rooke Chemistry Building were officially renamed the Robert L. Rooke Science Center at a dedication ceremony April 30.
Assistant Professor of English G.C. Waldrep has been selected as the first recipient of the Margaret Hollinshead Ley Professorship in Poetry and Creative Writing at Bucknell.
William Morrow, Class of '70, and his wife, Madeline, have committed $6 million in support of Bucknell University's strategic priorities, including Academic West, scholarships, academic facilities, the Annual Fund, study abroad and athletics.
The Teagle Foundation has awarded a $300,000 grant to Bucknell University, Dickinson College and Lafayette College for a cooperative project aimed at enhancing diversity and diversity education. The funds will be used to improve students' academic and co-curricular experiences on campus.
Bucknell University has received a $1 million grant from The Donald B. and Dorothy L. Stabler Foundation to endow a scholarship program. The grant from the Harrisburg-based foundation will provide annual, renewable rewards to enrolled students with financial need.
Bucknell University has been awarded a $520,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support development of the Environmental Center and related revisions to the curriculum in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Janet Weis, a champion of the arts at Bucknell University who played a major role in the construction of the campus' performing arts and music buildings and the establishment of a renowned literary fellowship, died Monday evening. She was 91.
Bucknell is launching a new program to help students from under-resourced high schools succeed in the College of Engineering, Bucknell University President John Bravman announced.
Several faculty members have been appointed or reappointed this fall to endowed academic positions, a recognition of high academic achievement in their respective fields, Bucknell University Provost Mick Smyer announced.
David ’56, P’79 and Patricia Ekedahl P’79 have expanded their support of Bucknell’s Environmental Center by funding an endowed professorship in Environmental Studies.
Sampson funding to help more students.
For Professor Angèle Kingué, the accent is on excellence. She is the inaugural recipient of the David Morton and Leanne Freas Trout Professorship of French and Francophone Studies.
Bucknell alumni, families, faculty, staff and friends have committed more than $150 million in gifts and pledges to the most ambitious comprehensive campaign in Bucknell history, President John Bravman announced.
Bucknell Landing, a canoe and kayak dock on the West Branch of the Susquehanna River, will launch this fall, creating both outdoor classroom and recreational opportunities for the campus community.
William R. Gruver has been named Bucknell's first Howard I. Scott Clinical Professor of Global Commerce, Strategy and Leadership.
Bucknell University has received funding for an endowed professorship in Environmental Studies, President Brian C. Mitchell has announced.
Angèle Kingué has been selected as the first David Morton and Leanne Freas Trout Professor of French and Francophone Studies.
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