March 2013 Alumni Newsletter
March 2013 Issue
Career Exploration Day
Thursday, April 11, 9:30 a.m.-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 College 2013 Choir Tour
Friday, April 12, 1:45 p.m., Fort Defiance High School, Fort Defiance, Va.
Friday, April 12, 7:30 p.m., Grace Lutheran Church, Waynesboro, Va.
Saturday, April 13, 8 p.m., Richmond CenterStage, Richmond, Va. (Emancipation Proclamation Commemoration Concert with the Richmond Symphony Orchestra)
Sunday, April 14, 3 p.m., Central Church of the Brethren, Roanoke, Va.
For more information, contact John McCarty, assistant professor of music, at email@example.com or 540-828-5305.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 540-828-5401 to sign up or for more information.
Pre-game Picnic and Orioles vs. Nationals Baseball Game!
Monday, May 27, noon
Join alumni and friends for a pre-game picnic at Nationals Park, in Washington, D.C., followed by a Baltimore Orioles vs. Washington Nationals game at 1:05 p.m.
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 email@example.com 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.
New: Bridgewater College E-cards!
Send a Bridgewater College e-card to your friends and family. Choose one of our beautiful campus views and add a personal message with your best wishes, congratulations, or anything else you would like!
Ernie the Eagle Quilted Wall Hanging Raffle
Register to win online. Raffle will take place during Alumni Weekend.
Men’s Lacrosse: New Eagles Multi-Tasking (from Daily News-Record)
For complete athletic schedules, visit bridgewatereagles.com.