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Financial Education Can Empower Individuals

Dr. Margaret Brooks, Director of BSU's Center for Economic Education, was interviewed by Project Invested about her work in the area of financial literacy education. Read more at Project Invested.

Move-In Weekend

The Brockton Enterprise captured the excitement of move-in weekend at BSU.

See more in The Enterprise article

Mandela Fellows meet with Whitey Bulger judge at Bridgewater State University

Senior U.S. District Court Chief Judge Mark Wolf, known for his work in the Whitey Bulger case, spoke with Mandela Fellows at BSU.

Read more in The Enterprise article.

On Mandela Day, Young African Leaders studying at BSU to visit Beacon Hill

Fellows with President Obama's Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders will meet with Massachusetts state leaders on Mandela Day.

Read more in the Boston Globe article.

Blue Bonds: Bridgewater's connection to Dallas Police runs deep

Lt. Matthew Rushton was one of four BSU police officers who traveled to Texas to attend memorial services for Dallas police officers who lost their lives during a protest on July 7th.

Read the full article from The Enterprise.

Dean Paula Krebs participates in regional meeting on Measuring Student Success in the Humanities

Dr. Paula Krebs, dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Bridgewater State University, reports on a recent meeting held to share strategies and improve making the case for the value of humanities education.

Read the Inside Higher Ed article.

Economics professor's expertise tapped for Auto Financing Report

As a featured expert in WalletHub's 2016 Auto Financing Report, Madhavi Venkatesan, Assistant Professor of Economics at BSU, discusses important factors to consider when determining whether now is the right time to buy a car.

Read more at WalletHub.

Margaret Brooks featured expert in 2016 Best & Worst States for Women

Dr. Margaret Brooks, Director of Bridgewater State University's Office of Financial Literacy Initiatives, is a featured expert in WalletHub's recent piece about 2016's Best & Worst States for Women. Dr. Brooks answered questions about financial and other important issues for women when considering a place to live.

Read more at WalletHub.


Bridgewater State University Police Participate in Active Shooter Training

On Friday, January 8, Bridgewater State University Police participated in advanced law enforcement rapid response training (ALERT) on campus. The primary focus of the training is to train front-line police officers how to respond to an active shooter or a hostage takeover. WBZ News provided coverage and spoke to Captain Michael Froio of BSUPD.

View WBZ coverage.

Bridgewater State Offers Students New Safety App

As part of the ongoing commitment to enhance campus safety, Bridgewater State University is offering students, faculty and staff a personalized mobile safety app for their smartphones called "BSU Guardian". The app offers users the ability to initiate a panic call to the BSU Police while on campus. Users can create a personal safety network and set a "safety timer" session to let their assigned guardians monitor their status. The app also features a tip line linked directly to BSU PD and a direct 911 line to centers nationwide for safety off campus.

Read about it in The Enterprise and on BSU News & Events.