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Faculty-Student Researchers Study Environmental Impacts on Local Fish Species

Aug 10, 2022
Faculty-Student Researchers Study Environmental Impacts on Local Fish Species

Faculty-student research pairs at Bridgewater College have spent their summer—quite literally—fishing around as they examined environmental pollutants’ impact on habitat selection of longnose dace, a freshwater minnow native to North America.  Ethan Moses, a junior environmental science major, and Associate…

Bridgewater College and Shorelight Launch New Program for International Students

Aug 3, 2022
Bridgewater College and Shorelight Launch New Program for International Students

Bridgewater College and Shorelight have announced a new partnership that will broaden global access to BC’s undergraduate programs for international students, as well as provide interested international students the ability to enhance and fast-track their educational preparation. The program will…

Bridgewater College Earns National Recognition Among Colleges of Distinction

Aug 2, 2022
Bridgewater College Earns National Recognition Among Colleges of Distinction

Bridgewater College has been recognized for its commitment to helping students learn, grow and succeed by Colleges of Distinction, which serves as a resource for college-bound students and highlights higher education institutions that value student-centered education and foster dynamic learning communities.…

Bridgewater College Establishes Memorial Fund in Honor and Remembrance of Fallen Heroes

Jul 31, 2022
Bridgewater College Establishes Memorial Fund in Honor and Remembrance of Fallen Heroes

The Bridgewater College community suffered a tragic loss on Feb. 1, 2022, when two of our family members—Campus Police Officer John Painter and Campus Safety Officer Vashon “J.J.” Jefferson—were shot and killed on campus while protecting the lives of others.…

Studying abroad immerses Bridgewater College students in studies and culture

Jul 2, 2022
Studying abroad immerses Bridgewater College students in studies and culture

May Term travel courses at Bridgewater College offer a study abroad experience in a few short weeks during which students gain first-hand knowledge of another culture while traveling with a BC professor and fellow students. The intensive three-week classes held…

Bridgewater College Announces Spring 2022 Dean’s List

Jul 1, 2022
Bridgewater College Announces Spring 2022 Dean’s List

The Dean’s List for the spring 2022 semester at Bridgewater College has been announced by Dr. Leona A. Sevick, provost and executive vice president. More than 550 students were named to the list.  Students on the Dean’s List have attained…

Two Bridgewater College Alumni Among First Peace Corps Volunteers to Return to Service Overseas

Jul 1, 2022
Two Bridgewater College Alumni Among First Peace Corps Volunteers to Return to Service Overseas

Bridgewater College alumni Hunter Potts ’20 and Sydney Ryan ’20 are among the first Peace Corps volunteers to return to overseas service since the agency’s unprecedented global evacuation in March 2020. The Peace Corps, an international service network of volunteers,…

Bridgewater College to Host Virginia Private College Week July 25-30, 2022

Jul 1, 2022
Bridgewater College to Host Virginia Private College Week July 25-30, 2022

Bridgewater College will welcome prospective students and their families to campus for Virginia Private College Week, which will be observed July 25-30, 2022. Rising juniors, seniors, transfer students and their families are invited to sign up for a session to…

When you give a porch a show: The birth of Silk Moth Stage

Jun 28, 2022
When you give a porch a show: The birth of Silk Moth Stage

Aili Huber has been regularly directing plays since she was 14, a passion that has taken her across the country. So when she was building a new porch on her house in west Rockingham County a little over a year…

For hire: We applied to 25 jobs in western Virginia. Here’s what we saw, including pay.

Jun 28, 2022
For hire: We applied to 25 jobs in western Virginia. Here’s what we saw, including pay.

Hiring signs are still in nearly every business window. Hours at restaurants and fast food places are limited or infrequent. The question is why? The jobs are there, but people aren’t applying.