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Bridgewater College Celebrates the Class of 2022 During Commencement Ceremony on May 7

May 15, 2022
Bridgewater College Celebrates the Class of 2022 During Commencement Ceremony on May 7

Bridgewater College recognized 335 undergraduates and 30 master’s students receiving degrees on Saturday, May 7, during the College’s 142nd Commencement ceremony. The degrees were conferred by Dr. David W. Bushman, president of Bridgewater College. After Grand Marshal Dr. Benjamin Albers,…

Bridgewater College Presents 2022 Donald R. Witters Psychology Awards

May 10, 2022
Bridgewater College Presents 2022 Donald R. Witters Psychology Awards

Three Bridgewater College seniors—Kelsi Listman, Jordan Matthews and Kylie Chisnell—were the recipients of the Donald R. Witters Psychology Awards for 2022. The psychology awards are named in honor of Dr. Donald R. Witters, who retired at the end of the…

Bridgewater College Presents Spanish and French Awards

May 6, 2022
Bridgewater College Presents Spanish and French Awards

Bridgewater College recognized two seniors for academic excellence in Spanish and French with the 2022 Raymond N. Andes Awards. The award, which honors a former chair of the College’s World Languages and Cultures department, is presented annually to the top…

Bridgewater College Establishes Memorial Fund in Honor and Remembrance of Fallen Heroes

May 5, 2022
Bridgewater College Establishes Memorial Fund in Honor and Remembrance of Fallen Heroes

The Bridgewater College community suffered a tragic loss on Feb. 1, 2022, when two of our family members—Campus Police Officer John Painter and Campus Safety Officer Vashon “J.J.” Jefferson—were shot and killed on campus while protecting the lives of others.…

Bridgewater College Presents 2022 Physics Award

May 3, 2022
Bridgewater College Presents 2022 Physics Award

Bridgewater College junior Hannah McPherson was awarded the Dale V. Ulrich Physics Scholarship Award, which honors a late professor of physics and dean and provost of the College. The $3,200 scholarship, based on academic merit, is awarded annually to an…

Bridgewater College Presents English Award to Outstanding Senior

May 1, 2022
Bridgewater College Presents English Award to Outstanding Senior

A Bridgewater College senior has been honored for excellence in the Department of English.  The Outstanding Senior Award in English was presented to Katherine Baker, an English major from Evington, Va.  Baker is editor-in-chief of BCVoice, a student-run news organization…

Bridgewater College Announces 2022 Summer Research Award Winners

Apr 26, 2022
Bridgewater College Announces 2022 Summer Research Award Winners

More than $46,500 in funding for summer research projects has been awarded to Bridgewater College students who will conduct research under the mentorship of a faculty member throughout the summer. Funding was provided by the Dr. John Martin Summer Science…

Bridgewater College Awards Diversity Champion Medallions

Apr 10, 2022
Bridgewater College Awards Diversity Champion Medallions

At a ceremony on April 25, Bridgewater College recognized nine seniors with the inaugural diversity champion medallion for their outstanding leadership in advancing diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) on campus. The medallion was created with the express purpose of supporting…

Bridgewater College Senior Art Majors to Display Works in “17°” Group Exhibition on Display April 25 – May 6

Apr 9, 2022
Bridgewater College Senior Art Majors to Display Works in “17°” Group Exhibition on Display April 25 – May 6

Seventeen Bridgewater College art majors will exhibit their works in a senior art thesis show, “17°,” on display in Bridgewater College’s Beverly Perdue Art Gallery and various locations on campus from Monday, April 25, through Friday, May 6. The exhibition…

Bridgewater College Announces 2022 Baccalaureate and Commencement Speakers

Apr 8, 2022
Bridgewater College Announces 2022 Baccalaureate and Commencement Speakers

Dr. David W. Bushman, President of Bridgewater College, and the Rev. Dr. Robbie Miller, Bridgewater College Chaplain, will serve as the College’s Commencement and Baccalaureate speakers for 2022, respectively. Bushman’s Commencement address, “All of Us,” will remind graduates of the…

Newlen-Bradford Special Collections at Bridgewater College Presents “The ’20s are Back at Bridgewater” on Display Beginning April 19

Apr 5, 2022
Newlen-Bradford Special Collections at Bridgewater College Presents “The ’20s are Back at Bridgewater” on Display Beginning April 19

A group portrait of the Bridgewater College class of 1925, circa 1922. Bridgewater College Special Collections will exhibit “The ’20s are Back at Bridgewater,” a showcase of 1920s BC artifacts compared to their modern-day counterparts, from April 19 through Oct.…

Bridgewater College Presents Alumni Association Award and Scholarships

Apr 4, 2022
Bridgewater College Presents Alumni Association Award and Scholarships

The Bridgewater College Alumni Association recognized more than a dozen BC students with Alumni Legacy Scholarships and one student with the Citizenship Award. Alumni Legacy Scholarships are presented to rising juniors or seniors whose parent(s) graduated from Bridgewater College. Receiving…