February 2013 Alumni Newsletter
February 2013 Issue
First Men’s Lacrosse Game vs. Transylvania
Saturday, Feb. 23, 1 p.m., soccer/lacrosse field, Jopson Athletic Complex
Cheer on the men’s lacrosse team in their first ever game.
Women’s Lacrosse Home Opener vs. Frostburg State
Saturday, March 2, 3 p.m., soccer/lacrosse field, Jopson Athletic Complex
Cheer on the women’s lacrosse team as they begin their season.
Winchester Alumni & Friends Reception
Thursday, March 21 6 - 8 p.m. Piccadilly's 125 E. Piccadilly Street, Winchester
Reacquaint with friends and hear campus news from Bridgewater College's interim president, Roy Ferguson. Enjoy appetizers, cash bar and BC door prizes.
Career Exploration Day has been rescheduled!
BC invites you to participate in Career Exploration Day, on Thursday, April 11 from 9:30 a.m. until noon. This exciting event brings alumni and students together to talk about transitioning from college to career. We are looking for alumni who will share career experiences, advice and expertise with students! For more information or to participate, please contact Sherry Talbott at firstname.lastname@example.org or 540-828-5369.
Bridgewater Volleyball Alumni Match
Saturday, April 20 (during Alumni Weekend)
Alumni vs. Alumni – 11 a.m.
Alumni vs. Current Team – 1 p.m.
Contact head volleyball coach Erin Albert at email@example.com or 540-828-5401 to sign up or for more information.
Alumni Weekend 2013
Make plans now to come back to BC! A weekend of fun includes reunion celebrations, a theatre performance, campus tours, athletic events and exciting workshops.
Classes in reunion include 1938, 1943, 1948, 1953, 1958, 1963 and 1968. On Friday the Class of 1963 will mark its 50-year reunion and be inducted into the Ripples Society, and on Saturday, we will recognize our alumni award recipients.
Lands of the Bible Study Tour in January 2014
In January 2014, chaplain Robbie Miller will again lead a 15-day study tour of Israel/Palestine as part of his Lands of the Bible Interterm course. The tour, conducted by the University of the Holy Land in Jerusalem (http://www.uhl.ac/en/), will visit sites of biblical and religious importance including Jerusalem, Jericho, Bethlehem, Nazareth, Capernaum, Caesarea, Masada, Qumran, Shechem, Samaria and many more. The Susquehanna Valley Ministry Center will grant 4 continuing education credits for the study tour. BC alumni and others are welcome to participate in the tour as space permits. Inquiries should be directed to Robbie Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 540-828-5383.
Alumni Trip to Spain & Portugal in 2014
Join Prof. Steve Watson and fellow alumni and friends of Bridgewater College for an excursion to beautiful Spain and Portugal in 2014. While on tour during late May to early June, you will visit the famous cities and sites of southern Portugal, Madrid, Toledo, Seville, Granada, Valencia, Barcelona and sites in between.
Be sure to mark your calendars for this special trip following commencement in 2014. If you would like to participate, contact the office of alumni relations at 540-828-5451.
Call for Alumni Award Nominations
The Distinguished Alumnus/a Award, the Young Alumnus/a Award, the West-Whitelow Award for Humanitarian Service, the Ripples Medals and the Phillip C. Stone Exemplary Service Award are awarded annually to deserving alumni. Submit your nomination online.
For more information on alumni and friends events, please visit bridgewateralumni.com.
Ernie the Eagle Quilted Wall Hanging Raffle
Register to win online. Raffle will take place during Alumni Weekend.
For complete athletic schedules, visit bridgewatereagles.com.