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Bucknell University

July 2017

Dear %%$first%%,

It has been a historic week for Bucknell! Just days ago, President John Bravman shared the thrilling news that WE DO, The Campaign for Bucknell University, surpassed its $500 million goal! We are so grateful for your generosity and support in helping to ensure a strong Bucknell for current and future students — thank you! Watch the Facebook Live announcement from President Bravman.


This week also marked the launch of the College of Management, which will strengthen academic connections across disciplines as it builds upon more than a century of management education at Bucknell. Please enjoy this introduction from our new Dean of Management, Raquel Alexander.

’ray Bucknell!

Josh Grill
Executive Director, Alumni Relations

We Do: The Campaign for Bucknell University


WE DO Campaign Surges Past $500 Million Goal

A record-breaking commitment from Ken ‘57, P’83 and Elaine Langone P’83 brought the campaign to a triumphant close.

WeDo $450 Million
Bucknell Launches College of Management

Bucknell's third college strengthens academic connections across disciplines.

Diversity Summit
Starting Salary for Bucknell Graduates Sets New Record

Members of the Class of 2016 reported 97 percent placement and an average starting salary of more than $54,000.

Diversity Summit
It Belongs in a Museum

Engineering students design exhibits for the new Lewisburg Children’s Museum in the University’s annual B-Fab event.

Women in Finance
Udall Scholarship Rewards Community-minded Student

Dominic Scicchitano ’19 wants to tackle global environmental issues on the local level.

Student Engineering
Alumni Story: Lisa Babin ’78

After an accident ended her teaching career, the elementary education major found fulfillment as a mentor for teen parents.

Read More Bucknell News Features

Bucknell in the News

Journalist Fareed Zakaria Discusses Free Speech, a Theme He Explored During His Recent Commencement Address at Bucknell
The host of CNN’s Fareed Zakaria GPS discussed free speech and the silencing of conservative views, two themes of his keynote address at Bucknell’s 167th Commencement ceremony. || Watch the full Commencement address here.

Remembering American Sacrifices in WWI
Philadelphia Inquirer
Bucknell Magazine Editor Sherri Kimmel chronicled the research trip of faculty and students who traveled to France and Belgium, where they traced the history of Bucknell alumni who fought in World War I. || Learn more about the Bucknellians in World War I project here.

Bucknell and Rutgers Collaborate in Press Operations
The Chronicle of Higher Education
The academic presses of Bucknell and Rutgers University joined forces in a move that will bring down the cost of Bucknell’s books, making them affordable for individuals to purchase.

A Voice for Women in Engineering
NBC News
Bucknell undergraduate Shyla Lintz ’18 was quoted in an NBC News report about the first global celebration of International Women in Engineering Day.

Read More Bucknell in the News

Regional & Campus Events

July 12, 6 p.m., Washington, D.C.
Join the Bucknell Club of Washington, D.C., to celebrate the anniversary of the storming of the Bastille.

July 15, noon, San Francisco
The Bucknell Club of Northern California invites you to a potluck picnic in Golden Gate Park.

July 15, 5:45 p.m., Baltimore

Join the Bucknell Club of Baltimore for a picnic followed by an Orioles vs. Chicago Cubs baseball game.

July 20, 7 p.m., New York City
Join alumni from Bucknell, Boston College, Louisville, UVA and Wake Forest for a happy hour on the Hudson with live music.

July 26, noon, online
Since 1978, Bucknell students have participated in Management 101. The Bucknell Professional Network invites alumni across generations and careers to share their experiences with the program and learn how it has evolved.

Aug. 2, 7:05 p.m., Durham, N.C.
Join the Bucknell Club of Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill for a Durham Bulls vs. Charlotte Knights baseball game.

Aug. 3, 6:30 p.m., Chicago
Connect with fellow Bucknellians over wine and a four-course meal at Old Town Social with the Bucknell Club of Chicago.

Aug. 5, 5 p.m., Boston
Join the Bucknell Club of Boston for a happy hour followed by a Boston Red Sox vs. Chicago White Sox baseball game.

See More Regional & Campus Events

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