Community Relations

Students in the Community Garden

Bucknell's faculty, staff and students work with organizations, businesses and individuals across the Susquehanna Valley region on a range of projects that have mutually beneficial results. Some projects enhance learning at the University or in the community, while others support education, service or other civic organizations, businesses, science or technology in the region.

Key contacts for exploring partnerships with Bucknell:

 

Theresa Cusimano, director of Bucknell University Civic Engagement
570-577-3973 
civic-engagement@bucknell.edu
The Office of Civic Engagement coordinates academically based service-learning and co-curricular community service and volunteering activities. Contact Civic Engagement about volunteer opportunities for Bucknell students.

Stephen Apanel, director of housing services
570-577-1195 
stephen.apanel@bucknell.edu
Stephen works with Lewisburg organizations on issues related to downtown student housing.

Scott Rosevear, vice president for university advancement
570-577-3200 
scott.rosevear@bucknell.edu
Scott helps local organizations seeking guidance on fundraising in the community.

Amy Badal, dean of students
570-577-1601 
amy.badal@bucknell.edu
Amy is the main campus contact for student-community interactions.

Karin Rilley, general counsel
570-577-1149
generalcounsel@bucknell.edu
The general counsel helps the university manage legal issues associated with town-gown partnerships.

Steven Stumbris, director, Small Business Development Center
570-577-1249 
sbdc@bucknell.edu
The Small Business Development Center provides entrepreneurs with the education, information and consulting services they need to build successful businesses.