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BC Welcomes 13 New Faculty Members for 2012-13


Bridgewater College welcomes 13 new full-time faculty members for the 2012-13 academic year. The faculty members, who will arrive on campus in late-August for faculty meetings prior to the start of classes on Aug. 28, will join the departments of

BC Alumni Choir to Give 2012 Summer Concert


The Bridgewater College Alumni Choir will present a concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 19, 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

Bridgewater College Purchases Seniors' Art Work


Works by Sarah Black and Jessie Jones, senior art majors, have been purchased for Bridgewater College’s permanent collection with the Paul M. and Betty Kline Student Art Purchase Award.

Both Paul, who passed away in 2006, and Betty Kline are

Bridgewater College Receives SACS Reaccreditation


Bridgewater College announced today that it has been reaffirmed for accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) – a reaffirmation that is valid through 2022.

All colleges and universities must be accredited for their

Jessica McClean Receives First Annual Scholarship


Bridgewater College senior Jessica A. McClean received the first annual college scholarship of $1,000 from the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA).

McClean, a consumer and family sciences major, was a six-year member of

BC Announces New Partnership with Parkhurst Dining


Bridgewater College has announced a new partnership with Parkhurst Dining of Homestead, Pa., to provide its food service management beginning July 1.  This will be Parkhurst’s first location in Virginia.

Bridgewater selected Parkhurst to

2012 Computer Science and Mathematics Awards Presented at BC


Rebekah Broome, Kelly Rooker and Shawn P. Vernier were recognized for excellence during the annual awards convocation on May 1 at Bridgewater College.

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

BC Seniors Honored for Excellence in Foreign Languages


Bridgewater College seniors Carmen Moyer and Maisaa Elias Rantisi were presented the Raymond N. Andes Awards at the annual Academic Awards Convocation on May 1.

The awards, which honor a former chair of the college’s foreign languages department,

Carolyn Smith Named a Teacher of the Year


A Bridgewater College alumna has received a "Teacher of the Year" award from the National Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET).

Carolyn Smith of Roanoke, Va., is the only educator in Virginia on NASET's list and is one of only 26

BC to Participate in Private College Week July 30-Aug. 4


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 30-Aug. 4.

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

Taylor Dukehart Honored by Dept. of Communication Studies


Taylor Dukehart from Westminster, Md., was presented the Outstanding Senior Award from the Department of Communication Studies at Bridgewater College during the annual awards convocation on May 1.

The award is presented to the most outstanding

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