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Daughter of Archbishop Desmond Tutu to Speak Oct. 21

Daughter of Archbishop Desmond Tutu to Speak Oct. 21

The challenges of growing up black and female in apartheid South Africa have been the foundation of Nontombi Naomi Tutu’s life as an activist for human rights.

Tutu – the daughter of Archbishop Desmond Tutu – will speak on “Truth and Reconciliation:

Three BC Students Awarded 2013 Durna Endowed Scholarship

Three Bridgewater College seniors who achieved superior academic standards and good campus citizenship have been selected as recipients of the John W. and Lurene M. Durna Endowed Scholarship, awarded to those who intend to pursue a career in law.

Receiving

James McBride and the Good Lord Bird Tour Stop at BC

James McBride and the Good Lord Bird Tour Stop at BC

by Andrew Peters ’15

Taking Cole Hall by storm, author and musician James McBride rocked students with music, while promoting his new book, The Good Lord Bird, on Oct. 2.

In his newest book, McBride delves into the nonfiction story of “Little Onion,”

Alumni and Friends to Celebrate 2013 Homecoming Oct. 18-20

Bridgewater College invites alumni and friends of the college to celebrate Homecoming activities on Oct. 18 – 20 with the 2013 theme “Spread Your Wings, it’s Time to Fly!”

Alumni and community members are invited to celebrate with former classmates, cheer

Family Member Featured in "The Blind Side" to Speak Oct. 17

Family Member Featured in

Millions of people flocked to theaters to see the motion picture, The Blind Side, the story of a family who made the simple, yet powerful decision to do the right thing for a young man by adopting him into their family.

Collins Tuohy, a member of the

Chilean Author and Activist Marjorie Agosin Emphasizes Change

Chilean Author and Activist Marjorie Agosin Emphasizes Change

by Andrew Peters ’15

Chilean author and activist Marjorie Agosin challenged students to be the change that is important and healthy for society on Monday, Sept. 23, in Cole Hall.

“Change is very important in our society,” stated Agosin. “It is a

Bernard Mergen, Author of "Weather Matters" to Speak on Oct. 8

Bernard Mergen, Author of

What difference does the weather make in our daily lives? All the difference in the world, says Dr. Bernard Mergen, author of Weather Matters: An American Cultural History Since 1900.

Mergen will speak on Tuesday, Oct. 8, at 7:30 p.m. in Cole Hall at

Scandal Inspiration Judy Smith Emphasizes Communication to BC Students

Scandal Inspiration Judy Smith Emphasizes Communication to BC Students

by Andrew Peters ’15

Judy Smith, leading crisis communication strategist and inspiration for ABC’s hit television show Scandal, motivated BC students to prepare themselves for the future on Monday, Sept. 16, in Cole Hall.

“There is power in being

Bridgewater College Sees Record Enrollment for 2013-2014

Enrollment at Bridgewater College is higher than at any other time in its history, with the college's office of institutional research reporting a full- and part-time student enrollment of 1,849.

Enrollment at Bridgewater in 2012 was 1,760 full- and part-time

Writer, Musician James McBride to Perform on Oct. 2

Writer, Musician James McBride to Perform on Oct. 2

Best-selling author, musician and screenwriter James McBride will present a lecture and perform in concert on Wednesday, Oct. 2, at 7 p.m. in Cole Hall at Bridgewater College.

The program is free and open to the public.

McBride is best known for his

Former CIA Officers and Authors Tony and Jonna Mendez Speak at BC

Former CIA Officers and Authors Tony and Jonna Mendez Speak at BC

by Andrew Peters ’15

Former CIA officers and authors, Tony and Jonna Mendez, spoke to students of Bridgewater College on Tuesday, Sept. 10, in Cole Hall. The couple provided insight into the dangerous exfiltration of six Americans during the Iran Hostage

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