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Bucknell's Class of 2020 Paints a Picture of Success and Resilience

Despite graduating into a world of uncertainty, the members of Bucknell's Class of 2020 have found success by forging their own path.

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Admissions Podcast

Episode 18: College Housing: What You Need to Know Before Applying

In this episode of College Admissions Insider, we discuss the benefits of off-campus and on-campus housing, specialty housing options like Affinity Houses, roommate selection, and more

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Student Story

Joe Roffer ’22, Electrical Engineering

While Joe Roffer '22 transferred to Bucknell for its top-tier academics, he also quickly found a network of fellow students who are interested in supporting each other's mental health.

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Bucknell Beats Pandemic Odds, Completes On-campus Academic Year

In spite of the challenges posed by COVID-19, the University successfully kept students on campus throughout an unprecedented year.

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Episode 17: How to Select a College That Will Support Your Dietary Needs

In this episode of College Admissions Insider, we dive into what should students be looking for when deciding which school will meet their dietary needs and preferences.

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As Fulbright and Boren Scholars, These Bucknellians Will Take Their Curiosity Overseas

Three students and three professors will bring their Bucknell experiences overseas through educational travel funded by the Fulbright Program and Boren Awards.

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Introducing Holmes Hall: A Commitment to the Power of Intersectional Learning at Bucknell

Nearing completion this summer, the new home for the Freeman College of Management and the Department of Art & Art History will be named for Bucknell Trustee Steve Holmes '79 and his wife, Bonnie Bencsko Holmes '79.

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Bucknell to Conduct All Fall 2021 Courses in Person

Barring any unforeseen pandemic developments, hybrid and remote instruction will not be offered as options.

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Bucknell’s 171st Commencement Sends Class of 2021 Off With Empathy, Courage and Lessons Learned

Nearly 900 graduates were recognized throughout three ceremonies held in Christy Mathewson-Memorial Stadium in accordance with COVID-19 safety guidelines.

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Episode 16: My Application Story

In this episode of College Admissions Insider, we invite listeners to our first college admissions roundtable. You'll hear from three current college students about each step of their application process.

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Bucknell's Class of 2021 Supports First-year Connections With Senior Tribute

Located just outside James S. Swartz Hall, the new patio space presents a fresh, beautiful space for first-year and sophomore students to study, relax and connect.

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Bucknell Selects Student Speaker and Soloist for Its 171st Commencement

Ruby Lee ’21 will deliver a parting message as this year’s Commencement student speaker following a performance of the national anthem by Artemisia Ashton ’21.

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Episode 15: The Role of Social Media When Looking at Colleges

In this episode of College Admissions Insider, the hosts discuss the role of social media when looking at colleges, including whether colleges review applicants' posts and how students can use social media when exploring schools on their list.

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Gift to Honor Bucknell Mentor Benefits Many

$6 million gift will enhance transformational learning experiences and advance Bucknell’s mission of engaging with the region.

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Episode 14: Beyond Academics — How to Show Who You Really Are on an Application

In this episode of College Admissions Insider, the hosts share how to show who you really are on an application — offering a complete picture that goes way beyond grades.

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Bucknell Partners with Encore Renewable Energy to Install Solar Project

The project, to be built near the West Athletic Fields and Bucknell Golf Club, will supply campus with clean, renewable energy.

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Bucknell Teams with Togetherall to Enhance Student Mental Health Services

Bucknell Student Government and the Counseling & Student Development Center fund the 24/7 online peer-to-peer platform to support student mental health.

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Episode 13: Is a Gap Year Right For You?

In this episode of College Admissions Insider, the hosts offer a complete guide to gap years.

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Bucknell Will Continue In-person Instruction in Fall 2021

The University will also return to its regular, unmodified academic calendar.

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Bucknell’s Custom Viewbook Gives Students the Power of Personalization

With Bucknell's new Custom Viewbook, prospective students and their families select the academic departments and areas of student life that interest them most to generate a made-to-order overview of Bucknell.