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Jeff McCauley ‘09 Works to Connect Six States and the Nation’s Capital for Sept. 11 Memorial Trail

August 20, 2021
Jeff McCauley ‘09 Works to Connect Six States and the Nation’s Capital for Sept. 11 Memorial Trail

Jeff McCauley ’09 was in high school when the Sept. 11 attacks occurred and now, 20 years later, McCauley is playing a role in the country’s remembrance and healing as the Director of Trail Development for the 9/11 National Memorial Trail Alliance. …

Calista Ariel ’20 joins elite track club after losing her senior season to COVID-19

August 10, 2021
Calista Ariel ’20 joins elite track club after losing her senior season to COVID-19

All-American distance runner Calista Ariel ’20 was only 20 hours away from stepping onto the track to compete at the NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field National Championship when the news broke. It was mid-March of 2020, and runners…

Professor and coach Shane Stevens retires after 39 years

June 1, 2021
Professor and coach Shane Stevens retires after 39 years

For 39 years, Prof. Shane Stevens ’79, instructor in Mathematics and Computer Science and Head Track & Field Coach, held numerous titles and positions at Bridgewater College—in many cases several at the same time—but that wasn’t the original plan. Stevens…

Bridgewater College Chaplain Honored By Shenandoah District Pastors for Peace

May 20, 2021
Bridgewater College Chaplain Honored By Shenandoah District Pastors for Peace

Summed up simply, the most rewarding aspects of Bridgewater College Chaplain Rev. Dr. Robbie Miller’s work are providing a message or prayer that others find meaningful and offering counsel or support that others find helpful.  Miller has overseen the College’s spiritual life…

Student Spotlight: Kaitlyn Painter ’21 Navigates the Challenges of Virtual Student Teaching

April 20, 2021
Student Spotlight: Kaitlyn Painter ’21 Navigates the Challenges of Virtual Student Teaching

Inspired by teachers who made a difference in her life, Kaitlyn Painter’s ambition was to become a teacher. She loves working with children of all ages—especially the younger ones—and chose to focus on Pre-K through sixth grade in Bridgewater College’s…

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…