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    • 53% first-generation college students
    • 1,019 transfer students (fall 2013)
    • 15% graduate students

BSU Unites for Cause

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Members of the BSU community participated in the campus’ sixth annual Relay for Life, a 12 hour walk-a-thon to help promote and raise money for cancer awareness. The 700 faculty, staff and students who signed up for the event helped raise $73,600, surpassing the goal of $55,000. “It is a party with a purpose, we raise money and awareness about cancer but it is also to have fun,” said Ashlee Downing, program coordinator. This year, 54 teams took part in the walk, along with 25 cancer survivors. Sodexo, BSU’s food supplier had the largest team.

National mathematics honor society inducts 15

Thu, 2013-04-11 10:29 -- sfinn
BSU hosted the 2013 Abramson Colloquium & Pi Mu Epsilon Induction Ceremony, honoring 15 new members of the honor society. Inducted were Mark Baker, Katie Gruner, Amanda Hudson, Shellie Johnson, Dr. Annela Kelly, Corey R. Ladderbush, Jacqueline G. Lawson, Ashley Minahan, Judith S. Morin, Terry Mullen, Alberto Ocampo, Kerrie Pratt, Kara Marie Plourde, Camille Schulman and Alexandra Vitiello. Pi Mu Epsilon is the National Honorary Mathematics Society, founded in 1914. Advisers to the group are Drs. Laura Gross and Annela Kelly.

'Dancing through the Pages'

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More than 30 children in grades K-3 from the Bridgewater community participated in a dance program at Bridgewater State University this year which recently concluded with a performance at Burnell Hall.

The program, titled "Dancing Through the Pages," teaches the children how to read a book and then interpret the movements that a given character within the story might make.

Criminal Justice Symposium Held

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The Criminal Justice Department hosted the Symposium on Deafness, Mental Health and the Criminal Justice System, featuring several speakers addressing a wide range of topics. Legal issues, prison policies and diversity awareness were covered in the first part of the symposium. Videos of the afternoon speakers can be viewed here:
Deafness, Mental Health and Communication

Dr. Hoffman completes archaeological report

Fri, 2013-04-05 11:52 -- sfinn

Dr. Curtiss Hoffman (anthropology) has completed a management summary report on the archaeological excavations at the Middleborough Little League site conducted by his field school students during the summer of 2012.  The overview included a summary results, detailing pit features, artifacts, flakes, organic materials, fire-cracked rock, historic materials, and some preliminary conclusions as to what it all means. A copy of the report has been submitted to the Bridgewater State University library

High Times

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It's been a busy month for BSU's Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Senior Squadron. First, members participated in a state-wide search and rescue exercise, serving as mission pilots, observers, and scanner trainees.  During such exercises, CAP volunteers from across the state conduct simulated disaster relief and damage assessment missions and ensured that CAP personnel are prepared to respond to events such as Hurricane Sandy and the recent snowstorm, Nemo.
 

Welcome: Dr. Pamela Witcher

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BSU recently welcomed Dr. Pamela Witcher as associate provost of faculty affairs. She comes to Bridgewater from the University of Maryland University College, where she served as director of faculty development programs in the Center for Teaching and Learning. Dr. Witcher brings to BSU a wealth of experience and a deep commitment to teaching and research excellence, as an educator, facilitator, and administrator.
 
Q: Describe your role/job/duties. Do you have a favorite part of the job?

Passover, Seder Held

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Rabbi J. Hannah Orden of Temple B'nai Israel in Laconia, N.H., visited campus for the third year in a row to conduct a Seder, the Jewish ritual feast that marks the beginning of the Jewish holiday of Passover. The ceremony was part of the fourth annual Passover Celebration and Seder held in the Rondileau Campus Center.

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