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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

BC Seniors Honored for Excellence in World Languages

Bridgewater College seniors Malinda Britt and Megan Fulkerson were presented the Raymond N. Andes Awards at the annual awards convocation.

The awards, which honor a former chair of the college’s world languages and cultures department, are presented

Fighting Mountain-Top Removal with Mountain-Top Reforestation

Fighting Mountain-Top Removal with Mountain-Top Reforestation

Imagine standing on top of a Kentucky mountain and being able to see absolutely everything – valleys, hollows, other mountains, great sweeping stretches of forested land. But something's wrong. You shouldn't be able to see all that. Then you realize, with a

BC's History Department Honors Students for Excellence

Blair Bullock, Colleen Dickson and Kelly Deibler received Daniel W. Bly–Lamar B. Neal History and Political Science awards from the department of history and political science at the annual awards convocation.  

Named for former Bridgewater College

2014 Awards for Excellence in Philosophy and Religion Presented

Bridgewater College seniors Stephanie R. Breen and Jesse Winter were recognized by the department of philosophy and religion for academic excellence at the annual awards convocation.

Breen received the Outstanding Senior Award in Philosophy for the most

BC Seniors Receive 2014 Sociology Awards

Bridgewater College seniors Malinda Britt, Katie Furrow and James Rose were recognized for excellence by the department of sociology during the annual awards convocation.

Each student received a certificate and a cash award.

Britt received the C. Wright

Landing in Latin America

Landing in Latin America

School wasn’t quite over for Sam Dietze when he graduated from Bridgewater in May 2013.

With his bachelor’s degree in hand, the business administration major from Chantilly, Va., headed to Panama and his first job — one he landed after a little

2014 Chemistry Awards Presented at BC

Bridgewater College’s chemistry department has recognized students for their accomplishments in chemistry and research.

The following awards were presented at the annual awards convocation: the American Chemical Society Outstanding Senior Award to Scott R.

BC Students Recognized by the Department of Health and Human Sciences

Seven Bridgewater College seniors were presented awards from the department of health and human sciences during the annual awards convocation.

Major of the Year awards were presented in five fields of study – Sarah Bothof received the award in athletic

Emily Birr Awarded Petcher Scholarship for 2014-15 Academic Year

Bridgewater College student Emily Birr received the Esther Mae Wilson Petcher Memorial Scholarship for the 2014-2015 academic year. The $1,900 scholarship was presented at the annual awards convocation.

The award is named in memory of Esther Mae Wilson

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