This is the official blog for the Honors Program at Bridgewater State University. Follow the blog to stayed informed about Honors events and to read creative work from our contributors!
Meet our staff for the 2016-2017 academic year:
Marina Smoske – Editor-in-Chief
Marina is a junior political science major with a geography minor. Deeply involved with the Honors Program, she began contributing to The Paw as a freshman and currently serves as Programming Chair of the Honors Student Congress. She is also a member of the National Residence Hall Honorary and SPAC (Society, Politics, and Conversation). In her spare time, she enjoys travelling and working with young girls through outdoor programming with the Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts. She hopes to someday pursue a career in law or international affairs.
Kasey Andrade – Public Relations Assistant
Kasey is a junior communication studies major with a concentration in strategic communication and minors in management and sustainability innovation and outreach. An involved member of the Honors community since her freshmen year, Kasey serves as Secretary of the Honors Student Congress. In addition to her involvement with the Honors Program, Kasey is an active member of the Residence Hall Association and the American Marketing Association. After graduating from BSU, she plans to attend graduate school and pursue a career in public relations with a focus in corporate social responsibility.
Danielle Clark – Communications Assistant
Danielle is a sophomore health studies major with a concentration in community health. She started working for the Honors Program her freshman year, writing various creative pieces for The Paw. In addition to her work for the Honors Program, she is a member of Gamma Phi Beta and works as a Personal Care Assistant for The Arc of Greater Plymouth and Cerebral Palsy of Massachusetts. In her spare time, she enjoys writing novels, listening to music, and cooking. In the future, she hopes to become a health educator or counselor, working in the fertility field.
Eric DeBenedictis – Marketing Assistant
Eric is a junior management major with a concentration in marketing and minor in communication studies. He started working for the Honors Program his freshman year, managing honors social media accounts and creating flyers for events. In addition to his work for the Honors Program, he is a member of Phi Kappa Theta, Filmmakers Society, 91.5 WBIM-FM, American Marketing Association, and Residence Hall Association. In his spare time, he enjoys creating short films, listening to music, and spending time with friends. After graduating, he hopes to go into the field of marketing or public relations to hold a similar position.