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

Throwback… Way Back

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One hundred fifty eight years ago, 10 men and 9 women entered what was then Bridgewater State Normal School. The class, the 50th to enter Bridgewater since the school’s founding in 1840, was small, even by the standards of the time.

BSU in the News

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Dr. Laura Ramsey, assistant professor of psychology, has an article in Psychology of Women Quarterly. It contains the results of a study showing that men who objectify their female partners are more likely to coerce them into having sex.

In the article’s abstract, Dr. Ramsey (with co-author Tiffany Holt) summed up the research findings:

BSU comes to the Cape beginning in January

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Students who live on or near Cape Cod will have the opportunity to stay local and graduate from Bridgewater State University, thanks to the opening in January of a new facility in Yarmouth.

As part of the university’s mission, and spurred by President Dana Mohler-Faria who hails from the Cape, the new location off Route 28 will offer master’s degrees, bachelor’s degree completion in partnership with Cape Cod Community College, certificate and non-credit programs.

Summer Improvements

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It's been a busy summer here at BSU, with new construction, renovations to major buildings and general improvements around campus.

We asked Tom Telford, a project manager with the office of facilities management and planning, to take us for a tour to see what’s going on. Quite a bit, it turns out. 

On the Move

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It’s hard to imagine anything good could have come out of 2013’s Boston Marathon bombings. The terror of that day showed how vulnerable we are as a society. Yet for the students and faculty of Bridgewater State, it became a moment to shine and learn.

On the Front Lines

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A delegation of three students in the Masters of Public Administration program have just returned from visiting Syrian and Palestinian refugee camps in Jordan. The group was led by Professor Deniz Zeynep Leuenberger, coordinator of the Center for Legislative Studies (CLS) Global Civic Leadership and Education Program and faculty director of the university’s Institute for Policy Analysis and Regional Engagement. 

Cape Verdean President Visits

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Jorge Carlos Fonseca, president of the Republic Cabo Verde (Cape Verde), and First Lady Lígia Fonseca, were the guests of honor at a luncheon and reception hosted by BSU President Dr. Dana Mohler-Faria.

At the reception, held in the Heritage Room of the Maxwell Library, Dr. Joao Rosa, the founding executive director of the new Pedro Pires Institute for Cape Verdean Studies at Bridgewater, delivered introductory remarks:

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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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