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    • 67% tenured faculty
    • 20:1 student/faculty ratio
    • 92% faculty with terminal degrees

National Recognition

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The Washington Center, the largest independent, nonprofit academic internship program in the country, has named Bridgewater State as its Public University of the Year for 2012.[br][br][b]Dr. George Serra[/b], professor of political science, said this was "significant recognition" from a highly respected institution.[br][br]Since spring 1998, more than 75 BSU students have experienced the singular opportunities available through the center. The program provides internships across D.C., as well as abroad, for students of all majors.

Roots of Change (Multimedia)

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In his keynote address for GLBTA Pride Center's annual Rainbow Luncheon, [b]Keith Boykin[/b], activist and editor of [i]The Daily Voice[/i], discussed his life, gay rights issues and ways to initiate change. [br][br]Mr. Boykin said all societal issues, such as homophobia, racism and sexism, are rooted in fear, which teaches people to hate and oppress certain populations and hide their own identities.

Commitment in the Classroom

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[b]Dr. Michelle Cox[/b], assistant professor of English, and [b]Dr. Teresa King[/b], associate professor of psychology, each earned a Presidential Award for Distinguished Teaching. [br][br]Now in its seventh year, the annual award recognizes two full-time faculty members who have displayed outstanding performance and innovation in teaching at the graduate or undergraduate level.

Cementing a Legacy

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Friends, family and former colleagues of Professor Emeritus [b]George Weygand[/b], '53, one of BSU's major supporters, joined campus community members in celebrating the official groundbreaking of the university's new residence hall that will carry Dr. Weygand's name. [br][br]"Few have contributed more to the university than George," [b]President Dana Mohler-Faria[/b] said at the ceremony for the five-story, 500-bed Weygand Hall. "He is truly a giant of BSU."[br][br]For years, Dr.

Rising Up (Multimedia)

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As part of the President's Distinguished Speaker Series, [b]Bill Strickland[/b] spoke on campus about helping disadvantaged youth rise out of poverty as president-CEO of the Manchester Bidwell Corporation, a celebrated jobs training center and community arts program. [br][br]"Just because you grew up poor doesn't mean you have to remain that way," Mr.

Model Learning

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Student clinicians and senior staff of the Children's Physical Developmental Clinic (CPDC) were invited to present a workshop on the ins and outs of their service-learning program at state and national conventions for physical education.

Snapshots of Excellence

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History professor [b]Andy Holman[/b] (history) is a coeditor of the forthcoming book, [i]More of a Man: Diaries of a Scottish Craftsman in Mid-Nineteenth-Century North America[/i]. Published by the University of Toronto Press, the book presents the only known diaries of a skilled craft-worker in Victorian Canada, Andrew McIlwraith. McIlwraith was a Scottish journeyman who migrated to North America during a tumultuous period marked by economic depression and early industrial change. His journals trace his transformation from an immigrant to an entrepreneur during a very challenging time.

Hard Work Rewarded (Multimedia)

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More than 75 BSU employees were honored for their long years of service and numerous achievements at the university's annual Employee Recognition Awards Luncheon held in the Campus Center's large ballroom.[br][br]Service Awards were presented to 66 employees who have provided 10 or 20 years of service with the university.

Taking a Stand

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This week, students in the School of Social Work are hosting a series of events related to domestic violence and sexual assault. "Break the Silence, Stop the Violence" features a Clothesline Project, a performance of "The Vagina Monologues," an organized march billed as "Take Back the Night/Walk a Mile in Her Shoes," and more.[br][br][b]Drs. Laura Boutwell[/b] and [b]Kathleen Bailey[/b], both assistant professors of social work, assisted the students in planning and organizing the week. Dr. Boutwell said she witnessed a sincere devotion to the cause.

Freedom's Champion

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President [b]Dana Mohler-Faria[/b] has been honored with a Champions of Freedom Award. The awards are given annually to outstanding individuals and nonprofit corporations in recognition of their commitments to diversity, educational achievement, community development and philanthropy that touch the lives of area residents.[br][br]The president was one of nine recipients of the Ellen S. Jackson Award for Excellence in Education.[br][br]"Dr.

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