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June 2016

Let’s talk about last weekend. More than 2,200 Bucknellians came back to campus to celebrate, reconnect and reminisce during Reunion Weekend. Enjoy our favorite photos from the weekend and see the special Reunion Edition of The Bucknellian with alumni-written articles.

This spring, Bucknell CARES swept the nation, bringing together nearly 500 alumni, parents and students to give back through community service projects in 25 cities. Check out the slideshow.

A quick reminder that Bucknell's fiscal year closes June 30. Please consider making a gift today to help our students.

’ray Bucknell!
Josh Grill
Executive Director, Alumni Relations


Leslie Moonves ’71 at Commencement: Pursue Happiness
The chairman, president and CEO of CBS Corp. encouraged the Class of 2016 to pursue their passions in the Commencement keynote address (video).
Bucknell Alumni Association Honors Four
Each year the BUAA honors exceptional Bucknellians for their achievements and loyalty to the University. Meet this year’s recipients.
Starting Salaries for Bucknell Graduates Hit All-Time High
Starting salaries for the Class of 2015 averaged $52,164, the most of any graduating class in Bucknell history.
Newly Named MacDonald Commons Honors Family’s Ties to Bucknell
The gift from Randy and Kathy MacDonald P’02 reflects their support for beyond-the-classroom learning.
A New Name For a Beloved Space
The Malesardi Quadrangle was officially dedicated April 30 in recognition of the family’s $20 million pledge — the single-largest commitment in University history.
Alumni Stories: Frank Davis ’82
This veteran corporate leader and current business owner leads by example and makes the world a better place. He is also currently featured in the Speaking of Success video series.

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Bucknell in the News

What’s Killing White, Middle-Aged American Women?
Professor Jen Silva, sociology & anthropology, refers to her research to understand the problem.

Why Russians Have This Whole Mommy-And-Me Style Thing on Lock
Professor Ludmila Shleyfer Lavine, Russian studies, comments about the latest trends in Russian children’s fashion.

Professor Erin Jablonski Takes Lead Role in New Lewisburg Children’s Museum
Daily Item
Part of the current Lewisburg Area High School will be turned into a museum next year after the new high school opens. Jablonski, chemical engineering, is playing a pivotal role in this fast-moving process.

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’ray Bucknell

College Choice Ranks Bucknell’s Engineering Degree Program 19th-Best in Country
The industry website noted that “small classes and excellent laboratory facilities set Bucknell apart,” and the University’s program ranked ahead of several other notable schools.

Bucknell Wins Section of 2016 RecycleMania Competition

This annual friendly competition among colleges aims to promote waste-reduction activities on campus and provide benchmarking tools for schools.

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Regional & Campus Events

June 10, 6 p.m.: Hummelstown, Pa.
Join the Bucknell Club of Harrisburg for an evening at Cassel Vineyards.

June 14, 6:30 p.m.: New York, N.Y.
Join the Bucknell Club of New York as it hosts Bucknell ILTM students at PricewaterhouseCoopers.

June 15, 6 p.m.: Washington, D.C.
The Bucknell Club of Washington, D.C., and the Career Development Center sponsor this discussion of national security and cybersecurity featuring alumni panelists.

June 18, 7:30 p.m., Houston, Texas
Cheer on the Houston Dynamos with the Bucknell Club of Houston.

June 21, 6:30 p.m., Los Angeles, Calif.
Join Bucknell Provost Barbara Altmann and the Bucknell Professional Network for The Art of Business, a roundtable discussion with alumni CEOs.

June 22, 6:30 p.m., Berkeley Heights, N.J.
Celebrate the arts and uncork your inner artist as the Bucknell Club of Northern New Jersey hosts this Bottle & Bottega event.

June 23, 6:30 p.m., San Francisco, Calif.
Join Bucknell Provost Barbara Altmann and the Bucknell Professional Network for The Art of Business, a roundtable discussion with alumni CEOs.

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