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Bridgewater student makes an impact on the local community through statewide project

July 20, 2021
Bridgewater student makes an impact on the local community through statewide project

While most people retreated to their homes with air conditioning on the hottest days of the summer, Bridgewater College student Trevor Brooks ’23 fanned out across the towns of Bridgewater and Harrisonburg, Va., ready to take part in some citizen…

Bridgewater College to host Virginia Private College Week July 26-31

July 16, 2021
Bridgewater College to host Virginia Private College Week July 26-31

Bridgewater College will welcome prospective students and their families to campus for Virginia Private College Week, which will be observed July 26-31. Rising juniors, seniors, transfer students and their families are invited to sign up for a session to visit…

Bridgewater College’s Noah Flint Receives Christian Service Award

July 13, 2021
Bridgewater College’s Noah Flint Receives Christian Service Award

Bridgewater College senior Noah Flint received the Merlin and Dorothy Faw Garber Award for Christian Service. The award is named in memory of the late Dr. Merlin Garber and his wife, Dorothy, who were Bridgewater College alumni and deeply involved…

Professor Ashley Lauro named head of Writing Center

July 12, 2021
Professor Ashley Lauro named head of Writing Center

Professor Ashley Lauro, Instructor of English, assumed the role of Director of the Writing Center beginning in July. With nearly 15 years of experience in teaching writing and writing tutoring in higher education, Lauro brings a wealth of knowledge to…

Bridgewater College’s Jackelina Letaiugyang Awarded Petcher Scholarship

July 9, 2021
Bridgewater College’s Jackelina Letaiugyang Awarded Petcher Scholarship

Bridgewater College student Jackelina Letaiugyang received the Esther Mae Wilson Petcher Memorial Scholarship for the 2021-22 academic year. The award, for $3,120, is named in memory of Esther Mae Wilson Petcher, a member of the Bridgewater class of 1944 and…

Kaitlyn Painter Receives Community Service Award at Bridgewater College

July 1, 2021
Kaitlyn Painter Receives Community Service Award at Bridgewater College

Bridgewater College senior Kaitlyn Painter has received the Melissa D. Jett Community Service Award. The award recognizes outstanding leadership in community service. The award is named in memory of Melissa D. Jett, who would have graduated with the Bridgewater College…

Bridgewater College Named a 2021 GoAbroad Innovation in Diversity Award Recipient

June 25, 2021
Bridgewater College Named a 2021 GoAbroad Innovation in Diversity Award Recipient

Bridgewater College was among five Virginia colleges and universities awarded the 2021 GoAbroad Innovation Award for Innovation in Diversity for the virtual Black+Abroad program. Black+Abroad aims to curate a space for Black students to share their thoughts, questions and reservations…

Bridgewater College Recognizes Students for Excellence in History and Political Science

June 25, 2021
Bridgewater College Recognizes Students for Excellence in History and Political Science

Bridgewater College students Jared Browne, Benjamin Chatterton, Erin Fitzpatrick, McKenzie Melvin and Destiny Shoemaker were recognized for excellence by the department of history and political science. Chatterton and Browne each received a $1,030 Dr. David K. McQuilkin Endowed Scholarship for…

Bright to Join Bridgewater College as Vice President for Finance and Treasurer

June 23, 2021
Bright to Join Bridgewater College as Vice President for Finance and Treasurer

Following an extensive national search, Bridgewater College has selected Stephen Bright to join the College as Vice President for Finance and Treasurer. A member of the College’s executive leadership team, Bright will oversee finance and budget, physical plant, human resources and auxiliary…

Bridgewater College Honors Student for Excellence in World Languages

June 18, 2021
Bridgewater College Honors Student for Excellence in World Languages

Guadalupe Zarate was awarded the 2021 Raymond N. Andes Award for academic excellence in Spanish.  The award, which honors a former chair of the College’s world languages and cultures department, is presented annually to the top student majoring in Spanish. The…