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    • Nearly 11,500 students (fall 2013)
    • 85% undergraduate students
    • 1,474 first-time freshmen

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Check out the new issue of Excellence in Action. Inside you'll learn about BSU students earning National Science Foundation grants or interning in the office of U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren; faculty members earning Fulbrights, researching Ulysses in Ireland or making documentaries in the world's hotspots; and alumni doing newsworthy research and meeting President Obama – twice!

BSU 101

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Orientation is such an important part of one’s time at BSU. Luckily, the university has some great student leaders welcoming the newcomers and showing them the ropes. We spent some time with the “O.L.”s recently as they introduced incoming students and their families to university life. (Video by student Nicholas Allende, University News)

Funding the Future

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President Dana Mohler-Faria has announced a large gift from Bruce and Patricia Bartlett:

I am very excited to share some wonderful and historic news with the campus. Two of our most distinguished alumni, Mr. Bruce Bartlett, ’68, and Mrs. Patricia (Quinn) Bartlett, ’67, have made a $3-million donation to the University in support of student scholarships. This is the largest single gift in the history of the institution and follows a $2-million donation the couple made in 2012.  

BSU Observatory

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The observatory at Bridgewater State University's Center for Science & Mathematics will hold a public viewing night Wednesday, July 16 from 9 to 10:30 p.m. A rain date of July 30 from 8:30 to 10 has been scheduled. All viewings are subject to weather, so contact the observatory hotline, 508.531.DARK (3275), to confirm events. Check Facebook (Bridgewater State University Observatory) or Twitter@BSUObservatory a few hours ahead of time to confirm.

Summer Jobs

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Each year, immediately after commencement, crews wearing hard hats swarm campus. Their goal: To complete construction and renovations before students return to BSU in the fall.

This summer, about a half-dozen construction projects are either under way or very much in the works. 

All Welcome

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The annual Diversity in Higher Education Conference, “Leading for Change,” was held on campus, and the day-long event featured a number of panels and speakers.

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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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