National Fellowships 101: It’s Time to Consider Applying!

By Marina Smoske, Editor-in-Chief Looking for opportunities to further your academic career, gain experience in your discipline, or travel abroad? National fellowships offer a host of exciting opportunities to students with a strong record of undergraduate achievement, and the BSU Center for Transformative Learning provides extensive guidance and support for students interested in applying. Located … More National Fellowships 101: It’s Time to Consider Applying!

Q&A with Dr. Colby King: Winner of the Honors Outstanding Faculty Award

By: Kasey Andrade Dr. Colby King, an Assistant Professor in the Sociology Department, is this year’s recipient of the Honors Outstanding Faculty Award. Check out the interview below to learn more about Dr. King, including his research interests, teaching philosophy, and best advice for students! 1.) What do you want students to know about you? … More Q&A with Dr. Colby King: Winner of the Honors Outstanding Faculty Award

Student Spotlight: Madison Forbes

By: Kasey Andrade Madison Forbes ’18, an English and Philosophy double major with a minor in Classical Studies, is an honors student who has a passion for research. She studies the early modern period and its literature, looking at literary works from a philosophical and historical perspective. Specifically, her research has focused on analyzing texts … More Student Spotlight: Madison Forbes

Proposal Submission is Open: Apply to the 2018 NCHC Conference

By: Kasey Andrade The 53rd annual National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) Conference will be held in Boston from November 7-11, 2018. The theme of the conference will be “Learning to Transgress.” Inspired by the landmark essay collection, Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom by bell hooks, this theme seeks to apply hooks’ … More Proposal Submission is Open: Apply to the 2018 NCHC Conference

Students, Faculty, and Staff Represent BSU at Honors Conference in Atlanta

By: Kasey Andrade From November 8-12, eight honors students, along with Dr. Todd Harris, Assistant Director of the Honors Program, and Amy Couto, Student Scholar Coordinator, traveled to Atlanta, GA to represent BSU at the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) conference. This year’s theme was “Just Honors,” and a majority of the sessions focused on social justice, diversity, … More Students, Faculty, and Staff Represent BSU at Honors Conference in Atlanta

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

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