Bridgewater State University - logo

Home Page Blocks

BSU FACTS

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

Day of Dialogue (Multimedia)

News & Events

The Office of Institutional Diversity hosted its annual Day of Dialogue, where campus community members joined in group discussions and workshops centered on issues of race, gender and social justice.

Organizer Sabrina Gentlewarror said the day-long event, subtitled, "Race and Gender: Making Connections," aimed to raise awareness about racism and gender bias and explore avenues for creating equality on campus and beyond.

Africa Awareness Week Held (Multimedia)

News & Events

The world's second most populous continent was the topic at BSU last week, as the institution sponsored its fifth annual Africa Awareness Week. The schedule featured nearly five full days and nights of activities, including music and dance performances, extensive film viewings, student panel discussions, African food, and lessons on speaking Swahili.

The theme of this year's programming was African women.

The Middle East, from all sides

News & Events

Beginning Wednesday, the Center for Middle East Studies will sponsor the third annual Middle East Educational Week, featuring a comprehensive and eclectic program of lectures and events investigating a variety of topics currently making news in the region.

Lectures and discussions will take up issues such as the current situation in Kurdistan, the Middle East in the media, the effects of social media in the region, relations between Turkey and Iraq, and the Iranian nuclear threat.

Inside Africa (Multimedia)

News & Events

When Invisible Children's documentary, Kony 2012, about the eponymous Ugandan warlord, went viral on YouTube earlier this month, critics lashed out at the charitable organization for using the video to manipulate facts and depict Africans as powerless, among other things.

Using that controversial video as a jumping off point, BSU guest speaker Dr.

Touching Base

News & Events

The members of a contingent of visitors from the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, including Valentina Merdanian, the most recent of the president's distinguished speakers, joined BSU officials for a tour of Plymouth during their stay in the area.

Ms. Merdanian is the director of institutional relations at Red Cloud Indian School in South Dakota. During her address on campus, she spoke about her school and issues surrounding Native American reservations, particularly poverty.

Visual World

News & Events

Graphic design went global for students of Assistant Professor Donald Tarallo, when they collaborated with seniors from Hanyang University in South Korea in restyling graphic content and improving system organization for Worcester's waste collection program.

Honored Gift

News & Events

Bristol County Savings Bank presented the university a $12,500 gift to be put toward the Adrian Tinsley Program for Undergraduate Research in honor of the program's namesake and former BSU president.

The donation was presented to BSU in honor of President Emeritus Adrian Tinsley, who served for many years on the bank's board of trustees. President Dana Mohler-Faria accepted the donation at a campus reception attended by Dr.

Away Game

News & Events

Eight students traveled to Guatemala over spring break, bringing with them a large cache of useful items for local residents.

Lynn McMahon and Cindy Calderon of Health Services led the trip as part of BSU's Alternative Spring Break program.

Mother Africa

News & Events

African Women will be the focus of the fifth annual Africa Awareness Week, to be held on campus beginning Monday.

This year's schedule features nearly five full days and nights of activities, including lectures, music and dance performances, an extensive film series, student panel discussions, African food, demonstrations and a lesson on speaking Swahili.

Pages

Subscribe to Bridgewater State University RSS

Expect More. Achieve More.

Photo:Transfer Night

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.

Campus Tour +    Majors & Minors +    Student Life +

Psychology professor shows link between objectification and coercion
Aug 26
Former Bear Rob Ruggiero signs with Colts
Aug 25

Best of BSU Social

Join the conversation:
#bsulife, #off2bsu