Belmont Abbey College received a visit from our friends at PBS Charlotte WTVI to discuss our plans and preparations for opening this Fall, and how our semester has progressed. Provost, Dr. Travis Feezell, and junior, Grace Hetzel, were interviewed and both recalled their Fall 2020 experience at the Abbey. Watch this inspiring story recapping our
The Belmont Abbey College Debate Team took two of our second-year students to compete at the virtual St. Anselm College tournament last weekend. Overall, the tournament welcomed 20 schools from across the country. This included several fellow Northern Tier Debate Conference institutions, from Penn State University to Hillsdale College. Isabella Barrett competed in IPDA, while
The faculty at Belmont Abbey College continues the tradition of personal attention and academic excellence begun in 1876 by the first scholar-monks of Belmont Abbey. Our faculty understand that our mission is “to educate students in the liberal arts and sciences so that God may be glorified” under the guidance of “the Catholic intellectual
The Belmont Abbey Debate Team competed this weekend in the Bowling Green State University Cyber Falcon Tournament. The competition welcomed students from 41 schools across 18 states to compete synchronously online. While team sweepstakes specific to debate are not available for the tournament, our students did well individually as we continue to adjust to the
Marvellous Okkonne, a student at Belmont Abbey College, has spear headed the Abbey's involvement with Operation Christmas Child, a ministry that impacted him greatly in his own childhood. Marvellous was recently featured in the Gaston Gazette regarding his own experience with Operation Christmas Child and the work he is now doing on our Abbey
Rooted in the Benedictine charism of hospitality, Belmont Abbey College is honored to welcome college-aged pregnant women through a special organization called MiraVia. The Benedictine monks donated the land for a 10,000-square-foot facility that provides housing, babysitting, life-skill classes and more for young mothers. These women have the opportunity to stay at MiraVia until
At our college, we have many kinds of students, and our overarching environment of wonder is present for everyone. Young adults living on campus, a student who is commuting, or a non-traditional student taking classes at night, all have the same opportunity to seek the truth, to learn inside and outside of the classroom,
You’ve decided to return to college to advance your education and your career. That’s great news! Congratulations on taking this exciting step to invest in your future. That being said, if you’re like the thousands of other “non-traditional” students, you could use some strategies to figure out how to pursue your education and your
Belmont Abbey College was recently featured in the Gaston Gazette for our academic success. The article outlines are accreditation with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges as well as other positive endeavors taking place. Click here to read the entire article.
Since 2017, Belmont Abbey students have been competing in the State and National Phi Beta Lambda Championships. Due to concerns with the ongoing pandemic, this year’s championships looked a little bit different and was the first time that all of the PBL Competitions were virtual instead of in person. Despite these new challenges, the
Abbey Trustee and Alum, James Crawford '79, was recently named Interim President of Felician University, located in Rutherford, New Jersey. Join us as we pray for great success for James as he presides over Felician University! To read more about James and his recent appointment, click here.
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
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 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.
Belmont Abbey College Recognized Again by U.S. News & World Report & Welcomes Record New Student Enrollment BELMONT, N.C. (September 14, 2020) Today U.S. News & World Report recognizes Belmont Abbey College as one of the Best Regional Colleges in the South, one of the Best Values, and one of the Best in
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
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
Here at Belmont Abbey College, we want you to get all the scholarships you can. That’s why we make it as easy as possible for potential students to find and apply for the right scholarships. We’ve developed a simple quiz for you to take that narrows down what scholarships are the right fit for
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