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Investigative News: University Dining Services underfeeds, underpays

Investigative News: University Dining Services underfeeds, underpays
February 27, 2020

In 2005, former University President Brian C. Mitchell made a decision to completely revamp dining, passing the University's dining program from Sodexo to Parkhurst Dining. This decision was met by student,...

The disappearance of Ray Gricar, 13 years later

The disappearance of Ray Gricar, 13 years later
On April 15, 2005, Centre County District Attorney Ray Gricar parked his car in Lewisburg and went for a stroll down Market Street; he has been missing ever since.
April 19, 2018

On April 17, 2005 a small headline appeared in the corner of the front page of the Susquehanna Valley Daily Item: “Centre County DA missing.” The story continued inside the paper, briefly outlining...

Food insecurity persists nationally but lacks attention on campus

November 30, 2017

Food insecurity is affecting college-aged students at an alarming rate as tuition prices rise and more low income students and students of diverse backgrounds are enrolling in college. Food insecurity...

A ‘new era’ for Jewish life

A ‘new era’ for Jewish life
Updates to Berelson Center exemplify renewed commitment to religious affairs
November 9, 2017

This past Homecoming weekend, on Nov. 4, faculty, staff, students, and alumni gathered at the Berelson Center for Jewish Life for a two-part program that included the recognition of recent upgrades made...

New Hours of Work Policy generates questions and concern from faculty and staff

October 26, 2017

This past August, Human Resources (HR) notified all staff of updates to the Staff Handbook regarding hours of work policies. These changes were intended to be implemented Nov. 1, 2017, but will be delayed...

Disaster relief for Mexico and Puerto Rico

October 5, 2017

Latinx Alliance for Community and Opportunity for Students (LACOS), Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE), and Alpha Delta Pi (ADPi) partnered to fund raise for the communities in Mexico and Puerto Rico affected by...

Evaluating the benefits of funds in global education and service

Evaluating the benefits of funds in global education and service
September 28, 2017

This past summer, the University was notified that the Global Service Learning Fund, which benefits students in both credit-baring summer programs and the alternative break trip B.A.C.E.S. (Bucknell Advocating...

The lowdown on ‘town gown’ relationships

September 14, 2017

The University offers hundreds of programs and events for students to attend annually, but the extent to which these programs impact the local community often goes unacknowledged. Our private liberal arts...

College of Management to accept ‘few, if any’ internal transfer students

College of Management to accept 'few, if any' internal transfer students
September 7, 2017

The University’s recent decision to transform the school of Management into the College of Management has resulted in a number of changes, including a lack of internal transfer students. This is “a...

Investigative News: How reliable are college rankings?

August 31, 2017

This past August, The Princeton Review published “The Best 382 Colleges, 2018 Edition,” and ranked the University the #3 Party School, #1 Lots of Greek Life, and #2 Most Beautiful Campus in the nation....

Investigative News: Research on sexual assault, misconduct on campus reflect national trends

April 27, 2017

The prevalence of sexual assault on college campuses has received augmented national attention in the last decade, resulting in increased awareness as well as federal and state regulation. The matter of...

Composting initiatives fall by the wayside due to regulations, ‘disappointing circumstances’

Composting initiatives fall by the wayside due to regulations, 'disappointing circumstances'
April 21, 2017

A 2015-16 Sustainability Initiatives pamphlet published by Dining Services lists food composting as the first of many environmentally friendly efforts; however, the University has not partaken in any...

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