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Bucknell Poetry Path Update Brings Fresh Literature to Lewisburg

The one-mile path now features a new set of markers at 10 culturally significant Lewisburg locations, each featuring a contemporary or traditional poem that resonates with the site.

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Bucknell Joins TikTok, Giving Audiences a Fresh Glimpse at Life on Campus

Bucknell's TikTok account will feature regular takeovers by students who can share their Bucknell experience in interesting ways.

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Episode 24: Advice and Support for First-gen College Students and Their Families

In this episode, we offer advice and support to first-generation college students — and the members of their families who might be helping them along this journey.

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Episode 23: Location: Urban or rural, in-state or out-of-state?

In this episode of College Admissions Insider, we’ll search far and wide to bring you the best advice on how to consider a school's geographic location when planning your college search.

Orientation Assistants welcome the Class of 2025 to Bucknell on Move-In Day.

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Bucknell’s Class of 2025 Brings to Campus Diverse Backgrounds, Unique Experiences

The 1,031 students in the Class of 2025 — members of the largest incoming class in Bucknell University history — embark on their next chapter.

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Organization and Creativity: Bucknell Opens Holmes Hall

The new building, named to honor commitments from Steve '79 and Bonnie Bencsko Holmes '79, offers modern, technology-rich spaces for the Freeman College of Management and Department of Art & Art History.

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A Commitment to Opportunity: Bucknell Receives Largest Single Pledge in University History

A pledge of more than $40 million from Michael Pascucci '58 will support generations of students by way of more than $30 million in unrestricted financial aid endowment, and with a new athletics team center and other enhancements in and around Christy Mathewson–Memorial Stadium.

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Episode 22: Public or Private: What’s the Difference?

In this episode of College Admissions Insider, we examine the differences between public and private colleges and universities.

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Summer of Service: Bucknell Shepherd Interns Dedicate Their Breaks to Civic Engagement

For eight weeks, 12 student interns partnered with nonprofit and government-funded organizations to support disadvantaged communities across the nation.

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Episode 21: A Deep Dive Into GPA Calculation

In this episode of College Admissions Insider, we take a deep dive into GPA calculation, including whether, how and when schools recalculate an applicant's number.

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Episode 20: Academic Rigor: Which High School Classes Should I Choose?

In this episode of College Admissions Insider, we discuss how higher-ed institutions look closely at your transcript to see just how difficult your classes were — something called academic rigor.

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Episode 19: Planning a College Visit Road Trip

In this episode of College Admissions Insider, we provide a road map for planning the ultimate college visit road trip.

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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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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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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.