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    • 68% tenured faculty
    • 19:1 student/faculty ratio
    • 94% faculty with terminal degrees

Research Driven

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No one could blame Joe Matta, ’13, if a few years ago he would have had a tough time imagining himself attending an Ivy League university. The Bridgewater native and 1999 graduate of Coyle and Cassidy High School in Taunton, was working construction and delivering auto parts in the years before coming to BSU.

However, things changed after Mr. Matta stepped into an organic chemistry class that granted him entry to the world of research. “Suddenly, it all fell into place,” he said.

Onward and Upward

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"I’m glad it’s over,” said graduating senior John DeMille. “It was fun while it lasted.” The Pembroke resident and earth science major was one of nearly 1,200 undergraduate students to cross the stage and receive their bachelor’s degrees during the 172nd spring commencement convocation.

Thousands of family and friends of the graduates attended the ceremony, held on the Boyden Quadrangle under sunny skies.

Path to the Top

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Stonehill College’s new president, Fr. John Denning, has ties to Bridgewater State. The Rhode Island native served as a campus minister at the Catholic Center from 1997 to 2000.

 

Above and Beyond

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In the moments after the first bomb went off near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, many heroic deeds were performed. Among them was when one BSU student looked to the nearby carnage, turned to his cohort and said, “Let’s go," before joining the other first responders and racing to help the wounded and dying.

Good Sports

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The Athletics and Recreation Department held its 27th nnnual All Sports Banquet honoring various teams and players, and bringing news that the university has again captured the Howard C. Smith Cup.

Clothed in Honor

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The 14th annual Kente Cloth Brunch took place in the ballroom of the Adrian Rondileau Campus Center with an audience of hundreds on hand to salute
approximately 70 undergraduate and graduate students of color for their academic achievements.

Veterans Salute

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The campus marked Veterans Awareness Day this year with speeches by President Mohler-Faria and others, as well as a flag display, and a general salute to those who currently serve and have served their country.
 

Sporting Chance

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Students in Professor Margaret Brooks’ course on sports economics participated for the fourth consecutive year in an educational and memorable trip to The Hall at Gillette Stadium. Their mission: to study the ways in which the presence of a professional football team affects the local economy.

Wearing their best New England Patriots gear and good walking shoes, students spent the day speaking with Patriots experts and observing economics principles in action.

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