Abbey Excellence


Abbey Excellence

The Belmont Abbey College Journal of Exceptional Achievements

Throwback: Graduation 2018 Ed.


New at the Abbey…

Here’s a look back at all the senior week events leading up to graduation and some graduation pictures. To see all the graduation photos click at the link at the bottom of the page!

Academic Awards Banquet

Congratulations to all those who were awarded! #AbbeyExcellence


  •    Kyle Fitzsimmons – Outstanding Student in the Department of Accounting
  •    Laurie Maultsby  – Outstanding Academic Achievement in the Department of Accounting


  •   Morgan Altieri –

2017-2018 Adrian Award Winner: Dr. Beeman

 We congratulate Dr. Julia Beeman, the winner of the 2017-2018 Adrian Award for Teaching Excellence. Dr. Beeman is an Associate Professor and Chair in the

2018 James Buie Scholarships Awarded

Last year Belmont Abbey College, the Gaston County Police Department and Gaston County Schools announced the James Buie Scholarship Program which provides a full scholarship for selected students in pursuit of a Criminal Justice degree at Belmont Abbey College. The program supports two students each year over the next eight years.  Upon completion of their degree

Employee Awards Luncheon 2018

Thank you for 2017-2018

Employees gathered today, April 30, to reflect back on another great academic year and for recognition on their great accomplishments. Dr. Bill Thierfelder and Abbot Placid graciously thanked all employees for their contributions and recognized employees attaining milestones or retiring. Recognition ranged from five year anniversaries all the way up to 35

BVC Returns!

Our Benedictine Volunteers Erin Kunkel, Brianna Mosby, Andrew Vickers, and David Radoszewski have returned! We’re so excited to welcome them back to America and their Abbey Home! Thanks for sharing your wonderful

Abbey Golf Team has local junior golfers swinging

Belmont Abbey Recommended by Newman Guide AGAIN!

2018 Newman Guide Seal_RGB 300 dpiBelmont Abbey College in North Carolina Recommended in 2018-19 Edition of The Newman Guide
Virginia – Belmont Abbey College in Belmont, N.C., is recommended in the 2018-2019 edition of The Newman Guide, the flagship project of The Cardinal Newman Society

Athletic Awards Banquet

Christianity and Culture in Ireland: Two Guest Lectures on Irish History and Culture at the Abbey

 RIMG_4521_previewThis spring, the Abbey hosted two guest lectures on Irish Studies. On March 20th, Professor Jaroslav Folda of UNC, a world-renowned authority on medieval art, spoke about “The Book of Kells: a Masterpiece of Irish Art”. Prof. Folda provided the

Debate wraps up a great year!

Phi Alpha Theta Installation

Phi Alpha Theta is the international honor society for historians and students of history. Founded in 1921, Phi Alpha Theta has more than 400,000 members from 970 chapters at colleges and universities across the United States and abroad. Belmont Abbey College’s Phi Alpha Theta chapter, Alpha Pi Mu, was formally installed by Phi Alpha Theta

’93 Alumna Gives A Talk

On April 12, students from the Business Leadership Institute welcomed 1993 alum Jennifer Walsh to campus to speak about her experiences as an entrepreneur.  The talk was in a question and

CCCP 2018

Over a hundred psychology students from five local colleges discussed research, asked questions of a panel of successful alumni, and listened to a keynote lecture on The Science of Success (and Failure) at the 27th annual Central Carolinas Conference in Psychology in the Abbot Walter Coggin Student Center on April 13, 2018.

Belmont Abbey in the Top 3!

North Carolina Phi Beta Lambda Business Competition

IMG_1488We just concluded this year’s North Carolina State Leadership Competitions, and are so proud of all of the Belmont Abbey students who came out to compete in this year’s events. Phi Beta Lambda provides a terrific opportunity for students

FOCUS Mission to Peru

Over Spring Break, four Belmont Abbey students (Jessica Camano, Elizabeth Kenney, Talley Britt, and Ana De Los Santos), along with FOCUS Missionaries Cristina and Michelle were blessed to travel to Lima, Peru for a medical mission trip. Along with our student missionary team, we organized a free medical clinic for approximately 800 people in a


Jiadira Fernandez

RALEIGH, NC –  Charlotte native Jiadira Alexandra Choque Fernandez, a senior at Belmont Abbey College majoring in Elementary Education, received a $2,500 Blumenthal Foundation STEM Scholarship from the Independent College Fund of North Carolina (ICFNC).


Since its inception in 1953, the Blumenthal Foundation has focused the

Book of Kells Lecture

2nd in Nationals and a Conference Win for Cheer!

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