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The Belmont Abbey College Journal of Exceptional Achievements

Messick Goes to Abbey

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Four Crusaders Receive All-American Honors

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Dr. Wadden Wins Adams Prize

Elisa Torres’17 selected as Lilly Graduate Fellow!

Lilly Fellows Program announces the selection of Elisa Torres as one of ten Lilly Graduate Fellows.

The Lilly Graduate Fellows Program is a part of the Lilly Fellows Program in Humanities and the Arts that supports outstanding students who want to explore the connections among Christianity, higher education, and the vocation of the teacher-scholar as they

We Were Made to Play: How Faith Impacts Sports

Here’s a fantastic interview with our President by the Catholic Company!

We Were Made to Play: How Faith Impacts Sports

Recipients for Inaugural James Buie Scholarship Named

Recipients for Inaugural James Buie Scholarship Named

BELMONT, N.C. (April 28, 2017) – Belmont Abbey College, the Gaston County Police

North American Championship of the Lafayette Debates

The Belmont Abbey Debate Team competed at the North American Championship of the Lafayette Debates in Washington, D.C. this weekend.

 

The team competed in a field of 34 teams at the George Washington University; schools are generally permitted one team, and the field is capped to maximize the quality of debate. Mary Rose Stepnowski and Logan

RICHARD RECEIVES WELLS FARGO SCHOLARSHIP

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RALEIGH, NC – Katelyn Richard, a junior at Belmont Abbey College majoring in Elementary Education, is the recipient of a $2,704 scholarship from Wells Fargo for the 2016-17 academic year. Katelyn is the daughter of Mary Anne and Bob Richard of Carthage.

Since 1954, Wells Fargo has provided more

President Thierfelder discusses”Ex Corde Ecclesiae: Beyond the Classroom”

Society is at a crossroads in the educational formation of the next generation, and the Church offers the only true way forward. Under attack from the secularist agenda set forth fifty years ago by the Land O’ Lakes statement, a new generation of Catholic intellectuals have reacted by working to reestablish centers of opportunity

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

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.

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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.

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