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    • Nearly 11,500 students (fall 2012)
    • 85% undergraduate students
    • 1,454 first-time freshmen

Red Carpet Night

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The university hosted the sixth annual Campus MovieFest Finale which was attended by more than 550 members of the BSU community. Students, faculty, staff and families gathered to enjoy 16 short films created by students, each filmed and edited in a week.

Strong of Spirit

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Nicole Tarzia is a born fighter.

She entered this world prematurely, so much so that doctors at first feared she would not live to see the outside of the hospital. She did, but her prognosis remained bleak. The predictions were that she would never sit up, walk or talk, and might suffer developmental issues. At six months, the diagnosis of Nicole Tarzia’s condition officially became quadriplegic spastic cerebral palsy.

None of this has stood in her way.

Return on Investment

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Dr. Frank Cullen, ’72, is an internationally respected researcher, author and educator who knows that among the keys to success in his chosen field of criminal justice is the opportunity to do research and a good mentor. This knowledge helped feed his desire to establish the first-ever scholarship to benefit criminal justice students at his alma mater.

Doggone Stress

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The end of any semester can be stressful for students, faculty and administrators alike. Sometimes a helping hand – or paw – can make all the difference.

This is the idea behind a pet-populated stress-free zone set up in room 200 of the Rondileau Campus Center. The pets are therapy dogs, and students can stop by for some quality time with a therapist of the four legged variety.

The Middle Way

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Margaret Scobey, a retired thirty-year veteran of the U.S Foreign Service who served as U.S. ambassador to Syria and Egypt, and held top-level diplomatic posts in Iraq, Yemen and Saudi Arabia, was featured at the fourth installment of BSU’s John Quincy Adams Foreign Affairs Distinguished Speaker Series.

Kathleen Reddy-Smith, BSU’s diplomat-in-residence, herself a veteran foreign service officer, introduced Ambassador Scobey to the audience, pointing out that she “holds the highest rank, career minister, in the U.S. Foreign Service, a rare designation.

Masters at Work

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“Showcasing Excellence” was the theme of the fifth annual Graduate Research Symposium, which featured 67 presenters with poster displays and panel discussions.

“This is one of the highlights of the year for us,” said Dr. William Smith, dean of the College of Graduate Studies. “It provides an opportunity for our graduate students to demonstrate their research interests and the results of their academic investigations. We’re very proud of all of them.”

Vote Smart

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Frank Theodat, '13, is on a mission. With a primary just passed and a special election this summer, he wants to spread the word about voter suppression.

Spring Choral Concert

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The Department of Music will pesent a Spring Choral Concert featuring a performance of Ralph Vaughan Williams' haunting and moving "Dona Nobis Pacem" performed by the BSU Chorale and Chamber Singers. Student soloists Joradan Ennis and Kyle Cote will be featured at the concert, which will be held Sunday, April 28 at 8 p.m. in Boyden Hall's Horace Mann Auditorium. 

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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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