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Storm Cancels BSU Daytime Classes, Activities, Events

winter storm and dangerous driving conditions have resulted in the cancellation of all DAY classes, activities and events at all campuses of Bridgewater State University on Wednesday, January 28.  An update regarding evening classes and events will be available on the university’s weather line at 508.531.1777 by 2 p.m. on Wednesday, January 28. For more information on university events, please contact the event line at 508.531.1271. 


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Political science professor authors book

Thu, 2012-08-16 16:05 -- egaffney

Dr. Kevin Donnelly, assistant professor of political science, has a new book that examines the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Foreign Remedies: What the Experience of Other Nations Can Tell us about Reforming Health Care was co-authored with Dr. David Rochefort, arts and sciences distinguished professor at Northeastern University. The book is published by Routledge.

White a conference keynote

Thu, 2012-08-16 16:01 -- egaffney

Dr. Jonathan White, associate professor of sociology, was one of several keynote speakers at the New England Undergraduate Sociology Research Conference at Bryant University. His topic was "Connecting Classroom to Community: Sociologists in Action for Social Change and Social Justice." He shared the podium with Professor Kathleen Odell Korgen, chairperson of the Department of Sociology at William Patterson University, with whom Dr. White has co-authored several books.

Two on discussion panel at ASPA conference

Thu, 2012-08-16 15:56 -- egaffney

Dr. Wendy Haynes, associate professor of political science and coordinator of the MPA program, moderated a discussion at the annual conference of the American Society for Public Administration titled, "Infrastructure Megaproject Leadership, Accountability and Performance: A Long and Winding Road." The conference was held in Las Vegas and this year's theme was "Redefining Public Service through Civic Engagement." Jody Lehrer, a student in Bridgewater's MPA program, was part of the panel. Ms.

Professor participates in women's conference

Thu, 2012-08-16 15:47 -- egaffney

Dr. Deniz Zeynep Leuenberger, associate professor of political science and co-coordinator for sustainability, participated in the Women as Global Leaders Conference in Abu Khabi, United Arab Emirates. She joined speakers from South Africa, Sweden, Lebanon, Kuwait and other countries to present and discuss the impact of environmental degradation on women's well-being. Her presentation focused on the economic tools that inform women's sustainability leadership. 

CJ alumnae in advanced degree programs

Thu, 2012-08-16 15:33 -- egaffney

Two criminal justice alumnae have been accepted into advanced degree programs at top universities. Michelle Cubellis, '10, will persue her PhD in criminal justice at John Jay University in New York City. Meanwhile, Kallee Spooner, '12, has been accepted to the master's program at Sam Houston State University in Texas. Each will continue her studies in the field of criminal justice.

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The university held its fifth annual National Research Conference on Child and Family Programs and Policy, where researchers from universities and organizations across the nation shared their insights on related topics.

Fall Preview Day

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The Office of Undergraduate Admission, in conjunction with the Ricciardi College of Business and the Bartlett College of Science & Mathematics, will hold a Fall Preview Day for prospective students on Saturday, Nov. 17, from 9 a.m. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and signage across the campus will direct you to registration the morning of the program. Bridgewater's staff will provide information and answer questions about the admission process, financial aid and student life; while faculty and students will share their perspectives about the Bridgewater experience.

Fall Semester Begins

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Fall classes at Bridgewater State University will begin Wednesday, Sept. 5. Prior to the start of classes, residence halls will open for new students on Sunday, Sept. 2, while returning students will move in on Monday, Sept. 3. Opening Day events will be held throughout Tuesday, Sept. 4 and include the annual faculty/staff breakfast, New Student Convocation and a campuswide barbecue.

Internship and Job Fair

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Bridgewater State University's annual Internship and Job Fair, sponsored by the Office of Career Services, will be held Thursday, Oct. 4 in the Rondileau Campus Center Ballroom from 1 to 3 p.m. This free event is open to the general public in addition to BSU students faculty and staff. More than 60 employers representing a broad spectrum of career fields such as accounting, finance/banking, science, social service, communications, technology, sales, customer service, retail, insurance and management, will be in attendance.


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