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Student Spotlight: A Classroom Project Paved the Path to Internships for Samantha Hince ’22 and Ryanna Power ‘22

March 16, 2021
Student Spotlight: A Classroom Project Paved the Path to Internships for Samantha Hince ’22 and Ryanna Power ‘22

During Bridgewater College’s 2020 May Term, two students—Samantha Hince ’22 and Ryanna Power ’22—made a connection between Assistant Professor of English Dr. Sam Hamilton’s experiential-learning class and the Office of Career Services (OCS). Hamilton’s class, “Special Topics in Public Writing,”…

Student Spotlight: Jacob Smith ’21 finds his niche sharing the Bridgewater College experience

January 4, 2021
Student Spotlight: Jacob Smith ’21 finds his niche sharing the Bridgewater College experience

Jacob Smith ’21 was drawn to Bridgewater College because it was different from other colleges he visited. That difference—the connections he made while visiting the college and taking a tour of the Bridgewater campus—led him to the decision to make…

Student-faculty research pair says project could inform public policy on the regulation of caffeinated products

December 14, 2020
Student-faculty research pair says project could inform public policy on the regulation of caffeinated products

It likely comes as no surprise that caffeine is the most widely consumed psychoactive substance in the world. Almost 90 percent of people ingest caffeine each day, whether in the form of a morning cup of coffee or an afternoon…

Dr. Hayes Receives EP Founders Award for Campus-wide Dialogue Initiative

November 17, 2020
Dr. Hayes Receives EP Founders Award for Campus-wide Dialogue Initiative

Dr. Harriett E. “Betsy” Hayes, the Division Head of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Lawrance C. and Carmen C. Miller Chair in Ethics, received a 2020 Founders Award from Essential Partners via a virtual gala on Oct. 2, 2020.…

Student Spotlight: Cara LaVigne ’21 plays to her strengths with writing and music

November 10, 2020
Student Spotlight: Cara LaVigne ’21 plays to her strengths with writing and music

English and music both play a large role in Cara LaVigne’s life. A love of reading and English first pointed her in the direction of becoming an English major. However, she also enjoys playing the violin and percussion, among other…

Finding her path: Clara Metzler ’18 combines her passion and academic interest into a fulfilling career

October 6, 2020
Finding her path: Clara Metzler ’18 combines her passion and academic interest into a fulfilling career

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Es6F5UqpNFw Clara Metzler’s path to college looks a bit different than the average student’s. Metzler ’18 attended college in upstate New York for a few years, spent time working in Washington state and traveled abroad to India before she decided…

Student Spotlight: Max Riley ’21 Starts Music Production Club at Bridgewater

September 29, 2020
Student Spotlight: Max Riley ’21 Starts Music Production Club at Bridgewater

Senior business administration major Max Riley is passionate about music. But it looks a little different than you might be picturing. For the past seven years, Riley has been dedicating his time and energy to music production. All you might…