Bay College Announces Quarterly TORCH Award Winner


Bridget Murphy, March – May 2024 TORCH Award Winner

Bridget Murphy, March – May 2024 TORCH Award Winner

By Shena Meffer
Published March 4, 2024

Congratulations to Bridget Murphy, Bay College’s Quarterly (March – May 2024) TORCH Award Recipient! Bridget, a full-time staff member, joined Bay College in August of 2021 as the Temporary IT Assistant. Two months later, Bridget was promoted to Technical Support Specialist for Iron Mountain Campus. Bridget has been nominated by her colleagues for being dedicated to the mission of Bay College.

“Bridget is always willing to help, often going above and beyond what is expected.”

 “She is adept at prioritizing issues and budgeting her time to ensure everyone has the chance to succeed. It doesn't matter if she's helping a student, a faculty member, or a community member on campus for a meeting, Bridget wants to resolve any issue that may happen efficiently.”

 “Bridget ensures a culture of success at Bay College. She wants everyone to have the proper tools to succeed. She focuses with the same desire to help whether she's helping a community member or helping a student find their classroom.”

 The purpose of the TORCH Award is to give personal recognition to those employees on Bay College’s campuses dedicated to the mission of the College because of their attitude, commitment, and dedication toward the higher education learning environment.  TORCH stands for: Team Player; Outstanding Performance; Responsive to Others; Conscientious to the Mission of Bay; Helpful to All

Nomination forms for the TORCH award can be found on Bay College's website by visiting the following link: Employee Recognition - Awards | Bay College


Bay College is the community’s college with a mission of: Student Success, Community Success. Culture of Success. Bay is devoted to each individual’s achievement in the classroom, on-campus, online, in the community and into the workforce by providing certificates and associate degrees,  transfer credits to universities, and workforce training programs which develop skillsets and advance careers. #BayIsTheWay