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

Apr 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

Mar 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

Jan 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

Dec 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…

The Return to Campus

Nov 25, 2020
The Return to Campus

By Jessica Luck A few days before the start of the fall semester, David Bushman, President of Bridgewater College, was walking to his office when he noticed something different. The previous five months, from mid-March to mid-August, was the longest…

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

Nov 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 S. 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

Nov 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…