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
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
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.
One of the main concerns with a free market in some Catholic circles concerns cyclical shocks. The unexpected downturns, like a global pandemic, or simply a new recession can wreak havoc on the middle class. Things like creative destruction, which destroy what’s old with new creativity can create a constant state of change. We
Why do some students consider switching colleges? The reasons are usually very personal. Some might feel detached being on a large campus. Resources for personal growth might be lacking. Large class sizes might keep professors from forming important relationships with students. Spiritual opportunities might be slim or nonexistent. Deciding that a college is not
It’s no secret: getting accepted into medical school is not an easy task. The nationwide average acceptance rate is just a meager 7%, and last year of the 53,000 plus students that applied, only around 20,000 were actually admitted - less than 40% got in. It’s your dream to become a doctor, why not give
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
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
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