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Abbey Excellence2020-01-08T10:47:34-05:00

Abbey Excellence

The Belmont Abbey College Journal of Exceptional Achievements

Lifting Voices Speaker Series

Focus: Black Leaders Join us this Sunday, September 20th, at 4 PM on the Basilica Lawn as we hear from Coach Jason Williams. Williams, the Head Women's Basketball Coach at Belmont Abbey College, will speak candidly about how each one of us can effect positive change for the future! This event is being

Nursing Program Launches This Fall!

We are thrilled to begin our first semester of classes for Belmont Abbey College’s new healthcare degree —  a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). This program will give students a liberal arts core and the knowledge and tools they need to serve their communities in the medical field. Belmont Abbey College will admit

Constitution Day

Constitution Day Dr. Joseph Wysocki, Director of the Honors College, was featured on the CLT Journal addressing the topic, Why Constitution Day Matters. Click here to read the full article, Why Constitution Day Matters. This article precedes the upcoming presentation, Hamilton: Beyond the Music. A presentation and Q&A by Dr. Bradford Wilson on Alexander Hamilton.

Hamilton: Beyond the Musical

Hamilton: Beyond the Musical A Constitution Day Event Thanks to a generous grant from the Jack Miller Center, the Honors College and the CLT (Classic Learning Test) will be co-sponsoring an online Constitution Day event open to all BAC faculty and students, as well as the general public. In this webinar, Dr. Bradford

Lease Agreement with CaroMont Health

Belmont Abbey Announces Lease Agreement with CaroMont Health Belmont, NC, Sep 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Southern Benedictine Society and Belmont Abbey College announce the official signing of the lease agreement between CaroMont Health, Inc., and the Southern Benedictine Society of North Carolina, Inc., for the construction of a hospital on the

Abbot Placid’s 40 Years of Ministry

On July 28th, our own Abbot Placid was featured in the Catholic News Herald as he reflects on 40 years of priestly ministry. Abbot Placid writes about his childhood, his family, the influences in his life, and some of his experiences over the last four decades. Join with us as we honor the last

Got Monks?

A few years ago, we ran an awareness campaign based on the familiar slogan for the dairy industry “Got Milk?,” using instead “Got Monks?” Yes, you might roll your eyes at our use of this silly phrase, but it certainly did catch people’s attention. After all, our students quickly get used to seeing monks

A Look Back at Commencement 2020

Over recent weeks, academic institutions nation-wide have conducted “virtual” commencement ceremonies. In that spirit, Belmont Abbey College welcomed its 142nd class of graduating seniors into the ranks of the Crusader Alumni. The Abbey received significant media coverage for our unique celebration.

Named College of Distinction

Belmont Abbey College has been recognized for its honorable commitment to engaged, experiential education by Colleges of Distinction, which is celebrating its 20-year anniversary as a one-of-a-kind guide for college-bound students. Colleges of Distinction boasts its longstanding support for student-centered schools that traditional rankings often overlook. As an institution whose primary goals are based on

Local Media Coverage for 2020 Commencement

The 2020 Belmont Abbey College Commencement Ceremony was unlike any other. The graduates were not assembled on campus in front of the basilica, as has been the tradition for many years. They were sitting in front of their computers, televisions, and smartphones, participating virtually. The staff and faculty of Belmont Abbey College went to

Making a Home in College

In the news and on social media, one hears about the utilitarian purpose of higher education: Go to college so you can find a good job after graduation. While that is certainly a crucial aspect of college, we’d like to make the case that it is so much more than a means to an

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