The Spring/Summer 2022 issue honors the fallen heroes who sacrificed their lives while protecting the Bridgewater College community.
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Spring/Summer 2022 The Bridgewater College Magazine

Magazine Stories

November 1, 2022

Alumni Spotlight: Col. Jennifer Rothgeb Martin ’97 is Dedicated to Service

Col. Jennifer Rothgeb Martin’s dedication to service runs in her family, as both grandfathers served in World War II, her father was drafted in the Vietnam War and served in…

June 2, 2022

Fallen Heroes

Partners. Best friends. Heroes. Campus Police Officer John Painter and Campus Safety Officer Vashon “J.J.” Jefferson will forever be known as the men who sacrificed their lives to protect others…

June 2, 2022

Uniting Through Music

As sunlight streamed through the stained-glass windows of the Carter Center for Worship and Music the morning of Feb. 2, the atmosphere was one of reverence and hope. For centuries,…

June 2, 2022

BC Alumni and Community Members Embrace One Another

Hundreds of alumni, Bridgewater College community members and area residents gathered together for the Feb. 12 Remembrance and Connections event on the Memorial Hall lawn. For many, it was their…

June 2, 2022

Healing Together as a Community

The pathways to healing after a collective trauma are numerous, but the outpouring of support that has embraced Bridgewater’s campus since Feb. 1 provides a caring environment in which to…

June 2, 2022

The Bridgewater Way: ‘Hallmark’ Town Comes Together in Time of Tragedy

Those who live and work in Bridgewater see it as a connected, caring place with a unique sense of community that manifests itself in a sort of call to action.…