BRIDGEWATER STATE UNIVERSITY

United States, Massachusetts

One of the major nine state-run universities in Massachusetts is Bridgewater State University. This public university came into existence in 1840 with the motive of " Not to be ministered unto but to Minister". Bridgewater State University is situated in Bridgewater, Massachusetts, United States. Initially, the university began with one medium-sized classroom which is located in the old town hall with approximately 25 students. This university is also recognized as BSU. There are many schools at which the programs are offered like psychology, accounting, aviation, fine arts and so on. There is a research program for undergraduate students named Adrian Tinsley Program (ATP).

Campus Life

The university covers an area of about 270 acres with an enrollment of nearly 11,000 students. The west and the East are the two campuses of the university which comprises many buildings offering services and amenities to the students. Clement C. Maxwell Library is a red-bricked, four-story building that has a large collection and variety of books as an information source for the students. Moreover, the international students are taken care of by providing them with the residential facility in different options like housing, apartment and halls. The dormitory halls were built in the post-world war period namely Pope Hall, Durgin Hall and Shea Hall. Besides this, Bridgewater State University offers dining, career counselling, health and wellness care, vehicle parking facility and much more. To elevate the mood of the students, there are many clubs and organizations in the university to organize events and the recreational activities leadership program and events, social-exchange programs, community service and so on.

Noted Alumni

The alumni of the university have achieved great heights of success in the respective profession. Due to this, the goodwill of Bridgewater State University has increased. Some of the notable graduates of the university are Former members of the Massachusetts House of Representatives- Stephen Canessa, Professor and scholar- Walter Harding, Mayor of the city Richmond, California- Gayle McLaughlin and many more.