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

Abbey Excellence

The Belmont Abbey College Journal of Exceptional Achievements

Sol Eichner, Concert Pianist

Sol Eichner, concert pianist, to perform on Arts at the Abbey January 25th Arts at the Abbey enters 2021 with a program featuring romantic piano music and jazz-influenced compositions. Entitled a “Rachmaninoff Sandwich”, the program has four of Rachmaninoff’s magnificent preludes interspersed with music by Gershwin, Tchaikovsky, Debussy, and the Russian contemporary composer

Dr. Hren Published in First Things

Dr. Joshua Hren wears many hats at the Abbey. He's the Assistant Dean of the Honors College, an Associate Professor of English, and faculty Advisor for Agora. Dr. Hren has many ongoing writing pursuits (you can peruse many of them by clicking here) and was recently featured in First Things magazine with a piece

Campus Air Gets an Upgrade

At Belmont Abbey College, the health of our students, faculty, staff, and community are of the highest priority. That is why our maintenance department set out to upgrade the air quality in our campus buildings. Their team has been tirelessly working in conjunction with Global Plasma Solutions to install bipolar plasma ionization units throughout

A Big Year at the Abbey!

At Belmont Abbey College, our mission is that in all things God may be glorified. Our excellent faculty and staff have dedicated their lives to living out that mission of the Abbey and overcoming the unique challenges we face today. That’s why this past fall we were happy to welcome our largest ever new

BAC in CLT’s Top Ten

Belmont Abbey College was listed in the top ten schools for the Classic Learning Test! The CLT (Classical Learning Test) is an alternative college entry exam accepted by the Abbey. It can by taken alongside or as an alternative to similar standardized testing, such as the SAT or ACT. Belmont Abbey College ranked

More Than Just a Place to Get Your Degree

If you’re struggling to choose a college, remember you’re not alone. Every year over 10 million people going through the admissions process ask themselves the same question: “Which college is right for me?” During these uncertain times, answering that question can be even harder! Contrary to popular culture, higher education is more than a

Belmont Abbey Recognized for Fall Efforts

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

Belmont Abbey Debater Named Third Place Speaker at St. Anselm

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

Our Professors Are The Best. Hands Down.

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

Going Back To School As A Working Adult

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

Phi Beta Lambda Championships

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

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