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Bridgewater on Cape Cod

Bridgewater State University coming to Cape Cod

Bridgewater State University is coming to Cape Cod in 2015. Our new Mid-Cape location will open in January at the former MacArthur School in Yarmouth where Bridgewater will provide courses leading to the completion of bachelor's degree, master's degree programs and certificate programs. The facility is undergoing renovation and will feature state-of-the-art classrooms and other amenities when the multi-phase renovation is complete.

Institutional Review Board

Institutional Review Board

The Institutional Review Board (IRB) at Bridgewater State University should be consulted when an investigator obtains data through intervention or interaction with a living individual or accesses identifiable private personal information. The university’s policy on the use of human subjects encompasses research development, testing and evaluation designed to develop or contribute to generalizable knowledge.

Down to Business

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Dr. Elmore Alexander is the new dean of the Ricciardi College of Business at Bridgewater, bringing to the position more than three decades of experience in higher education.
“I am so delighted to have the opportunity to come to Bridgewater and be part of such a dynamic organization with such an enthusiastic faculty,” Dr. Alexander said. “It’s especially exciting to be at a university with a strong international focus because I believe that’s where the future of business education is.”

‘Clean Slate’

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An auditorium full of new students got a crash course in life at BSU during the annual convocation ceremony. Several speakers at the event celebrated the virtues of studying hard, getting involved, doing community service and becoming a part of the university community.

“Savor this moment, the slate is clean. How will you make your mark?” President Dana Mohler-Faria told the students.

Week in Review at BSU 8/26-9/1

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Welcome to the BSU Week in Review for Aug. 26-Sept. 1. It’s a video compilation of some of the events and happenings on campus.

Featured in this edition: transfer student orientation, moving-in day, the new art exhibit at the Maxwell Library, a sneak peak at the football team, and five tips to make transitioning back to campus as easy as one, two, three.

All in less than 90 seconds.

Alumni Welcome to Attend

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A Career Workshop for Educators will be held Wednesday, March 12 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Moakley Auditorium. The event is open to Bridgewater State University alumni and all student teacher candidates. The workshop will teach those in attendance how to write effective resumes and cover letters, interviewing techniques, navigate education job fairs and provide admission materials for the MERC job fair. Registration for the event is available in January. For more information, call 508.531.1328.

New Developments

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Concluding the Fall 2013 Guest Lecture Series organized by the Children's Physical Developmental Clinic at Bridgewater State University is Michael J. Joyce Esq. of Sullivan, Nuttall and MacAvoy PC in Marshfield. His lecture, "Extracurricular Athletics for Students with Disabilities: New Developments, Trends and Issues," will be held Saturday, Nov. 9 at 8 .m. in Room 120 of the Science and Mathematics Center. All lectures in the series are free and open to the public.

Welcoming Remarks

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“Our overriding objective is to create a community where excellence in teaching and learning is our hallmark, and it’s impossible for me to list in the few minutes I have today all of the many ways that our faculty, our deans, our staff, and our students have in the past year have contributed to this effort,” said President Dana Mohler-Faria,  as he kicked off the 2013-2014 academic year at the annual opening day breakfast.

More than 500 faculty members and staff filled the East Campus Commons for the event.


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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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