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    • Nearly 11,500 students (fall 2013)
    • 85% undergraduate students
    • 1,474 first-time freshmen

Hard-Won Accolades

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Thirteen Bridgewater State University students, members of what’s commonly referred to as the ICE Program, were congratulated by Gov. Deval Patrick and other officials at a Friday morning ceremony. The event marked the completion of the academic year by the program’s participants.

“We are proud to have them as part of our BSU community,” said Mary Price, director for university’s Center for Pre-K-12 Educational Outreach, in her opening remarks.

One Book One Community

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Jennifer Pharr Davis, author of Becoming Odyssa, the One Book One  Community read for the spring in the Town of Bridgewater and on the campus of Bridgewater State University, will discuss her book on Thursday, May 22 at 7 p.m. in Boyden Hall's Horace Mann Auditorium on the university campus. An endurance athlete, speaker, author and owner of the Blue Ridge Hiking Co., she became the overall record holder on the Appalachian Trail by hiking its 2,181 miles in 46 days, traveling an average of 47 miles a day.

New Beginnings

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The skies brightened just in time for Bridgewater State University to hold its first-ever split convocation ceremony.

More than 750 undergraduates from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences were honored during the morning ceremony; the afternoon added nearly 650 graduates from the Ricciardi College of Business, the College of Education and Allied Studies, and the Bartlett College of Science & Mathematics.

Time Flies

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Brian Zayas, ’17, and Erick Dalmolin, ’14, created this time-lapse over the course of several days. The two students work in University News.

The video depicts the speed at which time seems to move, and features some beautiful images of the BSU campus in springtime.

The Future Awaits

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“Strange, it doesn’t feel real,” said Jenifer Polson of Avon, as she prepared to take part in BSU’s annual Graduate Commencement Convocation. “It feels like I should be registering for classes in the fall. It hasn’t set in yet.” 

The graduates, along with hundreds of family and friends, attended the ceremony, which was held in the Rondileau Campus Center auditorium.

Shinning Bright

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Christine Michelson, ’13, has made her mark at BSU, and her accomplishments, along with those of more than two dozen of her peers, were honored at the statehouse.

Ms. Michelson was named as one of this year’s 29 Who Shine at a ceremony held in front of the grand staircase of the Massachusetts State House.

Drawing on Experience

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Catherine Holmes, ’96, G ’03, has used her skills and knowledge of the art world to create “How to Draw Cool Stuff,” an instructional drawing book for teachers and students.  

Ms. Holmes earned her visual arts teaching certification and masters in education in instructional technology from BSU, and also holds a bachelor of fine arts from Boston University. 

Her book was designed to be a versatile teaching tool.

Bears of Distinction

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The 2014 Alumni Awards Dinner was held in the ballroom of the Adrian Rondileau Campus Center with Carol Sacchetti, ’98, president of the Bridgewater State University Alumni Association, presiding.

An audience of 300 was on hand for the program and the following awards were presented:

From the Headlines

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At least 1,500 children die in the United States every year, the result of abuse and neglect. In many cases, those deaths might have been prevented, if social workers had the proper training and the ability to recognize the risks, according to a new study.

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Bridgewater State University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate, graduate, and evening degree programs. Centrally located and widely respected, Bridgewater is committed to making a challenging, high quality education accessible and achievable for students in the region and beyond.

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