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A Profile in Courage

A Profile in Courage

By Nancy T. Sorrells '81

America will never forget the civil rights struggle of the 1960s, especially in the South where the death throes of segregation sometimes played out in tragic violence. But a decade earlier, on the campus of Bridgewater College, a

BC Alumni Concert Set for Aug. 17 at Bridgewater Church of the Brethren

The Bridgewater College Alumni Choir will present a concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 17, at the Bridgewater Church of the Brethren located at 420 College View Drive.

The Alumni choir was founded by Jesse E. Hopkins, the Edwin L. Turner Distinguished Professor

Two Race Barrier-Breaking Athletes Meet at Bridgewater

Two Race Barrier-Breaking Athletes Meet at Bridgewater

Darryl Hill, who broke the race barrier in the Atlantic Coast Conference in the early 1960s, and Carlyle Whitelow, who did the same thing in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference in the mid 1950s, met Thursday at Bridgewater College to discuss their careers

BC Purchases Work by Art Major Holly Donahue

Work by Holly C. Donahue, an art major at Bridgewater College, has been purchased for the college’s permanent collection with the Paul M. and Betty Kline Student Art Purchase Award.

Paul, who passed away in 2006, and Betty Kline are Bridgewater College

Malinda Britt Receives BC Community Service Award

Malinda Britt, a Bridgewater College senior, has received the Melissa D. Jett Community Service Award. The award, presented at the annual awards convocation, recognizes outstanding leadership in community service at Bridgewater College.

The award is named in

BC Honors Jesse Winter for Excellence in English

The Outstanding Senior Award in English was presented to Jesse Winter during the annual awards convocation at Bridgewater College.

The award included a certificate and a cash gift. The recipient is selected based on excellence in work performed in the

Three Scholar-Athletes Receive 2014 BC Athletic Awards

Bridgewater College recognized three outstanding senior athletes during the annual awards convocation. The Geisert Scholar-Athlete Awards were presented to Colleen Dickson and Zach Hosler, and Rebecca Reifsnider received the Harold and Carol Lehman

Canter and Naff Receive Communication Studies Awards

Will Canter and Lacey Naff were presented Outstanding Senior Awards from the department of communication studies at Bridgewater College during the annual awards convocation.

The awards are presented to the most outstanding graduating seniors in communication

BC Seniors Receive 2014 Math and Computer Science Awards

Three seniors, Jackie Tremblay, Rebecca M. Fulk and Adrienne Carroll, were recognized for excellence during the annual awards convocation at Bridgewater College.

The department of mathematics and computer science presented the Outstanding Award in

BC to Host Virginia Private College Week July 28-Aug. 2

Shattering a number of long-lived myths is one of the goals of this year’s Virginia Private College Week, which will be observed at Bridgewater College July 28-Aug. 2.

The program, which was launched in 1997, is sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges

Bridgewater College Seniors Presented 2014 Psychology Awards

Christy Midgett, Chelsea Parent and Jazmine C. Wood received the Donald R. Witters Awards in Psychology presented during the annual awards convocation.

The psychology awards are named in honor of Dr. Donald R. Witters, who retired at the end of the 2005-2006

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