Find Conferences, Journals, Research and Funding Opportunities – Student Opportunity Center

Bridgewater State University has recently adopted a resource that connects you to over 10,000 student conferences, journals, research, and funding opportunities– specifically for Undergraduate Researchers and Honors Students. Founded by students at Florida State University in 2013, The Student Opportunity Center (S.O.C.) is a One-Stop-Shop for students and faculty to find honors and research events, funding, and … More Find Conferences, Journals, Research and Funding Opportunities – Student Opportunity Center

Honors Outstanding Faculty Winner: Dr. Maura Rosenthal

By: Kasey Andrade The Honors Program is pleased to announce this year’s Honors Outstanding Faculty Winner: Dr. Maura Rosenthal, Professor of Movement Arts, Health Promotion and Leisure Studies. Last semester, Dr. Rosenthal taught in the honors thematic first year seminar cluster, and explains that she “enjoyed working with colleagues and Dr. Teresa King on planning … More Honors Outstanding Faculty Winner: Dr. Maura Rosenthal

Thesis-Phobia: 5 Reasons To Get Over Your Fear

Attend the Honors Thesis Workshop on Monday, April 24 at 4:45pm in the Academic Achievement Center Classroom. We’ll go over how to choose a thesis topic & mentor, write a strong thesis proposal, conduct research, and submit your thesis once completed. Come with questions! It’s easy to get intimidated by the prospect of writing an … More Thesis-Phobia: 5 Reasons To Get Over Your Fear

Pizza & Prof: Dr. Madhavi Venkatesan Talks Conscious Consumption

  On Wednesday, March 15, Dr. Madhavi Venkatesan hosted a Pizza & Prof on the importance of conscious consumption. Students who attended learned about their place in the economy, how their actions foster economic outcomes, and how to align their consumption with what what they value. An overarching theme of the discussion was that with … More Pizza & Prof: Dr. Madhavi Venkatesan Talks Conscious Consumption

Introducing Dr. Todd Harris: The Honors Program Assistant Director

By: Kasey Andrade The Honors Program is pleased to announce Dr. Todd Harris as the program’s new Assistant Director. Check out the interview below to learn more about Dr. Harris! 1.) What do you want students to know about you? I couldn’t be more pleased and feel more privileged to be taking on this role, as I … More Introducing Dr. Todd Harris: The Honors Program Assistant Director

Involvement and Academics: How to Balance Them Out

by Danielle Clark Being involved on campus and maintaining a good academic record can be a bit of a challenge. The following tips are ways you can try to balance out your busy life being involved in various activities and being an academically successful student. 1. Have a good support group of people you can … More Involvement and Academics: How to Balance Them Out

An Intelligent and Courageous Letter That Fights for Moral Law

By Lauren Munroe While incarcerated in a Birmingham, Alabama jail cell, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. wrote a powerful letter titled, Letter from A Birmingham Jail (1963) in response to a group of eight clergymen that submitted a letter to a local Alabama newspaper in regards to sending a message out to the public about … More An Intelligent and Courageous Letter That Fights for Moral Law

Honors Thesis Season

As the semester comes to a close, it is time for honors juniors and seniors to turn their attention to their honors theses. Many honors students are intimidated by the prospect of writing an honors thesis—a project that is the culmination of one’s studies at BSU and an achievement that reflects tremendous effort, creativity, and intellectual mastery—but let us explain why students should embrace this experience. … More Honors Thesis Season

BSU’s 2016 Fulbright Applicants

By: Kasey Andrade This year, six BSU seniors and one alumna applied for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, a prestigious award offering research, study, and teaching opportunities in more than 140 countries. The Honors Program is proud to announce this year’s Fulbright applicants: David Braga ‘17, a history major, applied for a research grant in … More BSU’s 2016 Fulbright Applicants

Student Spotlight: Bennie Lowe Wins Scholarship to Attend Prestigious International Affairs Conference

  by Marina Smoske, Editor-in-Chief While most Honors students are certainly no strangers to hard work, sacrifice, and robust civic involvement, few strike the balance between duty and fulfillment quite like Bennie Lowe- an industrious junior management major enjoying his most recent achievement in a long line of personal and professional accomplishments. This past November, … More Student Spotlight: Bennie Lowe Wins Scholarship to Attend Prestigious International Affairs Conference