Bridgewater College

Alumna Uses Law to Serve her Community

When Abigail Cromer ’17 was growing up in Churchville, Va., the conversations around the dinner table often ranged from current events to topics relating to law enforcement. Her mother is a public-school teacher, her father a police investigator. Cromer knew that she wanted to pursue a career in a service field, but neither of those […]

BC Launches Public Phase of $35 Million Campaign

Female student at orientation

BRIDGEWATER, Va. – Bridgewater College has launched the public phase of a $35 million fundraising campaign. According to BC President Dr. David Bushman, the College has already reached more than 85 percent of that fundraising goal through the contributions of more than 800 donors. “We are thrilled to have this level of support from our donors, […]

Bridgewater College Chorale to Perform at Carnegie Hall on June 9

Bridgewater College’s Chorale will sing at Carnegie Hall in New York City at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 9. The Chorale will join choirs from around the world in performing music by Grammy-winning composer Christopher Tin. The concert is presented by Distinguished Concerts International New York and will feature Tin as a conductor. Works by […]

Bridgewater College Announces Spring 2024 Dean’s List

The Dean’s List for the spring 2024 semester at Bridgewater College has been announced by Associate Provost Dr. Jamie J. Frueh. Approximately 560 students were named to the list. Students on the Dean’s List have attained a 3.4 or better grade point average of a possible 4.0. The following students have been named to the […]

Bridgewater College Celebrates Class of 2024 During Commencement Ceremony on May 4

BRIDGEWATER, Va. — Bridgewater College recognized 282 undergraduate and 35 master’s students receiving degrees on Saturday, May 4, during the College’s 144th Commencement ceremony. The degrees were conferred by Dr. David W. Bushman, president of Bridgewater College. After Grand Marshal Dr. Amanda Campbell, professor of health and human sciences, called the ceremony to order, seniors […]

BC Commencement About Students, Memories

By Ashlyn Campbell, Daily News-Record “College often marks some of the greatest days of students’ lives, said Bridgewater College student and recipient of the 2024 Bridgewater College Founder’s Day Award Aidan Keller, referring to his favorite Zach Bryan song.” […]

Nolen Encourages Graduating Seniors to Find Unity Amid Differences

Speaking at Bridgewater College’s baccalaureate service on Friday, May 3, the Rev. Wil Nolen urged graduating seniors to seek connections through empathy and acts of kindness in his address, “Washing Feet: A Symbol,” which referenced Jesus’s act of washing feet as a symbol of such acts of kindness. Feet washing is a practice still observed […]

BC Announces 2024 Baccalaureate and Commencement Speakers

Dr. Oskar Scheikl, former Superintendent of Rockingham County Public Schools, and The Reverend Wilfred E. Nolen ’63, Bridgewater College trustee, will serve as the College’s Commencement and Baccalaureate speakers for 2024, respectively. Approximately 285 undergraduate students and 35 master’s students are expected to receive degrees at the Commencement exercises, which will take place on Saturday, […]

Bridgewater College Seniors to Display Works in Group Exhibition April 22-May 3

More than a dozen Bridgewater College art and digital media art majors will showcase their works in a senior art thesis exhibition on display in Bridgewater College’s Beverly Perdue Art Gallery and various locations on campus from Monday, April 22, through Friday, May 3. The exhibition of artwork is created by graduating senior art majors […]