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Mount Sidney artist John Charles Roach exhibits work at Bridgewater College

John Charles Roach, a retired Naval officer and local artist from Mount Sidney, Va., will exhibit “Selected Works: Drawings and Paintings” at Bridgewater College.

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Bridgewater College graduates largest class in 136-year history

Bridgewater College graduated 417 seniors on Saturday, May 14 – the largest class in the history of the 136-year-old college.

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Caroline Reid receives Community Service Award at Bridgewater College

Caroline Reid, a Bridgewater College senior, has received the Melissa D. Jett Community Service Award.

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Bridgewater College presents education awards

The Virginia Scholars Award was presented to Bridgewater College senior Kathleen Leigh during the annual awards ceremony on May 1.

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Bridgewater College celebrates ASPIRE Week

Bridgewater College is recognizing academic achievement during a week of activities dedicated to showcasing excellence.

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Two Bridgewater College juniors win summer research awards

The Dr. John W. Martin Jr. Summer Research Endowment for 2016 has been awarded to two juniors at Bridgewater College.

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Exhibition explores Bridgewater College during World War II

What life was like for the people of Bridgewater College in the 1940s will be explored in a new exhibition at Alexander Mack Memorial Library.

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Bridgewater College to host 12th annual Lincoln Symposium

The 12th Annual Lincoln Society of Virginia Symposium will be held Monday, April 4, in the Kline Campus Center at Bridgewater College.

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Bridgewater College to offer master’s program in athletic training

Bridgewater College announced today that it will establish a graduate degree program – a Master of Science in Athletic Training.

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Bridgewater Civil War Institute focuses on memory, memorialization

How the Civil War has been remembered and memorialized is the topic of the Ninth-Annual Bridgewater College Civil War Institute.

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Bridgewater College celebrates Founder’s Day on April 5

Bridgewater College will celebrate 136 years of its founding on April 5, presenting three awards during a convocation in Nininger Hall.

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Bridgewater professor wins Educator’s Award

Dr. Jenny M. Martin has been named the recipient of the 2016 Virginia Association of Teacher Educators’ School/University-Partnership Award.


Bridgewater College to present German film festival March 21-23

Bridgewater College will present a German film festival March 21-23. All films are subtitled in English and will be shown at 7 p.m. in Cole Hall.

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Scout in ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ to speak at Bridgewater College

Mary Badham, an actress best known for her portrayal of Jean Louise “Scout” Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird, will speak at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Bridgewater College.

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Bridgewater College names new Dean of Students

Bridgewater College has selected Dr. Leslie Frere to join the College as Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students.

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Cleveland Morris, Elizabeth Sauder exhibit work at Bridgewater College

Cleveland Morris from Staunton and Elizabeth Sauder from Rockbridge County will exhibit in the Cleo Driver Miller Art Gallery at Bridgewater College.

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Sevick to join Bridgewater College as provost, vice president for academic affairs

Bridgewater College has selected Dr. Leona Sevick to join the College as Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.

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Bridgewater College students volunteer with Habitat over spring break

A group of Bridgewater College students will spend spring break volunteering as construction workers with Habitat for Humanity’s Collegiate Challenge Spring Break 2016.

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Women’s basketball: Bridgewater gets ODAC win

Bridgewater College turned in a dominant second-half performance Tuesday to defeat Virginia Wesleyan College, 77-58, in a key ODAC contest.

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Richard Adams to present horn recital at Bridgewater College

Richard Adams, adjunct instructor of music at Bridgewater College, will present a recital at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 22.

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Renowned African American poet to read work at Bridgewater College

Neal Hall, renowned African American poet and medical doctor, will present a reading of his work, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18 at Bridgewater College.

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First half propels EMU to big ODAC win over Bridgewater, 80-63

EMU basketball scored the first seven points and ran away with an 80-63 win over their rivals on the road.

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Author of ‘Reading Lolita in Tehran’ to speak at Bridgewater College

Dr. Azar Nafisi, author of Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books, will speak on “The Humanities and the Future of Democracy” at Bridgewater College.

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Amy Tillerson-Brown to speak on Black Lives Matter at Bridgewater College

Amy Tillerson-Brown, an associate professor of history at Mary Baldwin College, will speak on “Black Lives Matter: Movement and Misconceptions” on Feb. 9.

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Bridgewater tops Shenandoah on buzzer-beater

Bridgewater’s Kevin Saylor knocked down a 3-pointer at the buzzer Wednesday night to lift the Eagles to a 58-55 ODAC victory over Shenandoah University.

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Bridgewater College announces arts, events for the 2016 spring semester

Bridgewater College offers a wide range of arts and events for the community to enjoy during the 2016 spring semester.

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Backcourt trio sparks Eagles past Marlins

Bridgewater College held off a late Virginia Wesleyan run Wednesday evening to take an 84-78 victory over the Marlins, the Eagles second straight win in conference play.

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Generals pull away down the stretch to stop Eagles

Washington and Lee pulled away down the stretch Wednesday evening to hand the Bridgewater College Eagles a 74-55 defeat in ODAC men’s basketball action played at Nininger Hall.

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Bridgewater College supports town’s speed limit reduction

In an effort to improve safety, the Bridgewater Town Council voted on Tuesday to lower the speed limit on Dinkel Avenue, which bisects the campus of Bridgewater College.

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Harrisonburg mayor to speak at Bridgewater College MLK Observance

Harrisonburg Mayor Christopher B. Jones will speak as part of Bridgewater College’s observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday on Jan. 20.

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EMU men miss chances in OT loss to Bridgewater

Despite a rocky game, EMU was nearly rescued by last-second three pointers at the end of regulation and overtime.

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Women’s basketball: EMU knocks off Bridgewater in two OTs

EMU overcame a 17-point deficit from the first half to force OT. The Royals finally pulled away in the second overtime to win, 112-107.


VMI tops D3 Bridgewater, 72-37

VMI used the foul line to take a double-digit lead at the half and pulled away after intermission to defeat Bridgewater College, 72-37, Wednesday.

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Faculty member Eric Kniss to exhibit work at Bridgewater College

Eric Kniss, instructor of art at Bridgewater College, will exhibit “Recent Works: Sculpture and Drawing” Jan. 4 – Feb. 3 in the Cleo Driver Miller Art Gallery on the college campus.

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USDA Rural Development invests $18 million at Bridgewater College

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development office in Virginia announced today an $18 million low-interest loan for Bridgewater College that will be used to renovate three residence halls.

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Bridgewater College seniors seek entrepreneurial projects in Harrisonburg, Rockingham, Augusta

Small businesses with big entrepreneurial plans sometimes can’t reach their goals due to limited creative manpower.


Sexual assault, Title IX workshop to feature state, local experts

A statewide workshop focusing on the prevention of sexual assault on college and university campuses – and how to handle it if it does happen – will be held Friday, Nov. 20, at Wintergreen Resort, and will feature presenters from Bridgewater College, the Virginia attorney general’s office, the department of education’s office of civil rights in Washington, D.C., and many others from the educational community.


George Lucas, Star Wars and Hollywood film mythology to be explored at Bridgewater College

Jonathan Atkins, a 1996 graduate of Bridgewater College, will speak about the influence George Lucas and the Star Wars films have had on Hollywood film mythology at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 2, in Cole Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

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Bridgewater College announces James Walsh as new Board of Trustees chair

Bridgewater College has announced that James H. Walsh of Richmond, Va., has been elected chair of the college’s board of trustees, replacing outgoing chair Nathan H. Miller, of Bridgewater, whose term concluded with the 2015 annual meeting on November 6.

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Nelson Mandela’s prison guard to speak at Bridgewater College on Nov. 15

Afrikaner Christo Brand – one of the men who guarded Nelson Mandela for 12 years in a South African prison and who became the future South African president’s confidant and accomplice – will speak at Bridgewater College on Sunday, Nov. 15, at 7:30 p.m., in Cole Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

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Bridgewater College earns ranking in 50 Great Small Colleges for Psych Degree

Bridgewater College has been ranked one of the 50 Great Small Colleges for a Bachelor’s in Psychology 2015 by Online Psychology Degree Guide.

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Bridgewater football falls on road at Hampden-Sydney, 27-3

The host Tigers shut down Bridgewater in the second half, as the BC football team lost 27-3 on Saturday at Hampden-Sydney.

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Bridgewater College to hold annual CROP Meal, Walk

Bridgewater College will hold a CROP Meal from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, in the main dining hall in the Kline Campus Center.

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Bridgewater College announces Wade Institute for Teaching and Learning

Against the backdrop of the official opening of its Center for Engaged Learning yesterday, Bridgewater College announced that the Center’s new Institute for Teaching and Learning will bear the name of its benefactors, Ben F. and Janice W. Wade, in recognition of their support and their service to higher education.

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Bridgewater College professor Stanley A. Galloway wins Emyl Jenkins Award

Stanley A. Galloway, a professor of English at Bridgewater College, has won the 2015 Emyl Jenkins Award from the James River Writers. The annual award is given to a person in Virginia who exhibits “enthusiasm and care for all writers and readers.”

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Bridgewater College names new director of human resources

Kimberly P. Harper of Harrisonburg has been named director of human resources at Bridgewater College.

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Bridgewater football falls on the road at Emory & Henry, 31-7

A series of third quarter breaks went against the Bridgewater Eagles and Emory & Henry took advantage, scoring 31 unanswered points to run away with a 31-7 decision in Emory, Va.

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Bridgewater College Center for Engaged Learning to open Oct. 14

Bridgewater College will officially open its new Center for Engaged Learning with a reception on Oct. 14.

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Bridgewater College to host Share Fair Nation

Share Fair Nation – a free expo featuring hundreds of interactive educational activities for students, families and the community – will fill Bridgewater College’s Funkhouser Center for Health and Wellness Saturday, Oct. 10, from 9:30 a.m. until 4 p.m.

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Bridgewater football tops previously unbeaten Shenandoah, 39-21

The Bridgewater College football team kicked off ODAC play with an impressive road win, pulling away from Shenandoah in the second half for a 39-21 win in Winchester, Va.