April 2013 Alumni Newsletter
April 2013 Issue
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.
Book Signing (during Alumni Weekend)
Professor Stan Galloway will be signing his book The Teenage Tarzan in the bookstore on Saturday, April 20 from 11-1.
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.
Save the Date!
Upcoming Welcome Events for Dr. Bushman
Thursday, June 13: Glen Allen, Va., The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen
Thursday, June 20: Fishersville, Va., Barren Ridge Vineyards
Thursday, June 27: Daleville, Va., Glebe Hill Gardens
Coming soon – more information and registration on bridgewateralumni.com for events welcoming BC’s new president in your regional area.
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.
All BC alumni are invited to join the challenge to give back and help reach the 25% participation goal for 2012-13. Every gift matters, regardless of size. And this year, your gift will be doubled! Visit bridgewater.edu/challenge to learn more and give today.
For complete athletic schedules, visit bridgewatereagles.com.