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The Belmont Abbey College Journal of Exceptional Achievements

CHEERLEADING CLAIMS NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

Adam Wiedemann Named National Player of the Week

Septima Clark Signature

In honor of Black History Month, Professor Emeritus Dr. Frank Murray donated this signature of Septima Clark, to Belmont Abbey College Library. Clark was called “The Mother of the Civil Rights Movement” by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and was a champion for education and social justice throughout her life. Clark was awarded an honorary

Academic Awards List

Listed are those who were awarded Dean’s List and President’s List for Fall 2016.

President’s List

Dean’s List

Hello from Haiti

Dr. Tara Galloway sent us a glimpse of the amazing things our students are having the opportunity to do in Haiti to share God’s love. They helped move blocks and mix concrete yesterday for a house being built. Mixing concrete on the GROUND

Semester in Review 2016: Mind, Body, and Spirit

As our Fall semester has come to a close and our students are now home with their families, we want to recall some of our highlights. The Abbey is like a little village brimming with life and activity. We’re looking forward to Spring with an optimism that stems from all our wonderful Fall experiences!

A Final Meditation for the Year of Mercy

By: Dr. Ronald Thomas, Jr.

Homecoming came to a close with the solemn Mass of Remembrance.

Do we take Mercy as seriously as God takes it? This is an important question to ask at the conclusion of a public event called “The Year of Mercy.” Seriousness will be

Abbey Debaters Take First Place

debateleaving The Abbey Debaters leave Friday evening for California.

Our Abbey Debaters, led by Emily Leber Director of Debate, continue to demonstrate their prowess in competitions across the country. Most recently the team ventured to Stockton, California for the University of Pacific Tournament, November 5 & 6.  This trip

Belmont Abbey College Ranked Top 10 by U.S. News & World Report

BELMONT, N.C. (September 14, 2016) – Belmont Abbey College is ranked in the top ten of Best Regional Colleges in the South in the 2017 edition of U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges. This is the highest ranking in Belmont Abbey College’s history and places it among the best colleges in the nation.

The U.S.

Senior Sam Ulrich Interviews NASCAR Rookie Chase Elliott

This past weekend the chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup raced through the sport’s hometown of Charlotte for the Bank of America 500. Being the last night race of the year, this race had a bit more of a party atmosphere than many races throughout the 36 race calendar. This year, the party was even bigger

Alum Johnson (Poiencot) Named to Worldwide ERC Board of Trustees

Abbey Alum Named to Worldwide ERC Board of Trustees

amberleyjohnsonWorldwide ERC®, the workforce mobility association, and the Worldwide ERC® Foundation for Workforce Mobility recently named Belmont Abbey College alum Amberley Johnson ’00 (formerly Poiencot) to its Board

Gladly Blogged: Week in Review, September 12th Edition

Abbey Spotlight 

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Name: Cory Martin
Class: Junior
Major: Motorsport Management with a minor in Business
Involved in: Hintemeyer, Ballroom Dancing Club, Lector at Mass
“Being a Catholic Motorsports fanatic, I felt the need to find a place where those two interests of mine can harmonize.

The Abbey Difference: Our Faculty

For-Web They Teach, They Counsel, They Guide Experience the Belmont Abbey College difference by watching these intimate interviews with some of our best faculty. The faculty are why Belmont Abbey College is one of the top Catholic Liberal Arts colleges in the country. They teach, they counsel,

Dr. Amanda Kloo & Project Momentum

Project Momentum

Dr. Amanda Kloo

Project Momentum is a non-profit organization created to provide extraordinary health and fitness support for individuals with exceptional needs. It was founded by our very own Dr. Amanda Kloo of Mooresville, NC. She is a mom, wife, and professor with cerebral palsy

President Thierfelder on ETWN

President of Belmont Abbey College and Sports Psychologist Dr. Bill Thierfelder reveals how to achieve mental, physical, and spiritual success when things seem their toughest in his new book, “Less Than a Minute to Go.” Hosted by Doug Keck.

Learning the Gaze of Christ: Three Reflections on Amoris Laetitia

IMG_5140By Dr. Alessandro Rovati

Many commentaries about Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation Amoris Laetitia focused on the hot-button issue of the pastoral care of the baptized who are divorced and remarried. A couple of months after the Exhortation’s release, I think it would do us

Belmont Abbey Announces New Director of Campus Safety and Chief of Police

MakiemMiller2Belmont Abbey College announced today that Makiem Miller has been named Director of Campus Safety and Chief of Police. Miller, brings 20 years of service in law enforcement having most recently served with the New Haven, CT police department. Miller also holds an MA

WADDEN RETURNS FROM PARTICIPATE IN SEMINAR ON ANCIENT GREECE

Dr. Patrick Wadden

Dr. Wadden recently returned from a week-long seminar on the Histories of Herodotus, sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges and hosted by the Center for Hellenic Studies in Washington, DC. “It was a wonderful experience to be a student again and

BAC Professor Dr. Hutchinson Featured in Article About Florida History

Dr. Hutchinson Discusses How World War II Military Bases Transformed Florida

(Photo: Florida Memory) (Photo: Florida Memory)

(FLORIDA TODAY – May 16, 2016)
“During World War II, Camp Blanding became the fourth largest city in Florida. After the war, many of the soldiers who trained there would return with their families

Billy Taylor Named New Men’s Basketball Coach

New Basketball CoachBILLY TAYLOR NAMED BELMONT ABBEY MEN’S BASKETBALL COACH
BELMONT, N.C. (May 2, 2016) – Belmont Abbey College announced today that Billy Taylor has been named head men’s basketball coach.  Taylor, who brings 11 years of NCAA Division I head coaching experience to the

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