The author of Orange is the New Black. A four-star Air Force General. The co-founder of Ben and Jerry’s ice cream. Best-selling authors. Renowned musicians. You’ll see them all at Bridgewater.
We’ve had amazing speakers and artists take the stage at Bridgewater College.
- Piper Kerman, author of Orange is the New Black and inspiration behind the Netflix original series of the same name
- General Philip Breedlove, NATO supreme allied commander for Europe and commander of U.S. European Command
- Jerry Greenfield, philanthropist and co-founder of Ben and Jerry’s ice cream
- Heather Abbott, Boston Marathon bombing survivor
- Scarlett Lewis, mother of Jesse Lewis, who was killed in his first grade classroom during the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School
- Elizabeth Smart, abduction survivor and child protection advocate
- Jonna and Tony Mendez, Tony is the author of Argo, the book that inspired the 2012 Academy Award-winning film
- Judy Smith, crisis communications specialist who inspired the television show Scandal and the character of Olivia Pope
- Sean Chen, the Crystal Award winner of the 14th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition
- James McBride, musician and author of The Color of Water and The Good Lord Bird
Check out the current semester lectures, lyceums and convocations for a list of all the great programs happening on campus.
You won’t believe who you get to see. Right here. At BC.