Abbey Excellence


Abbey Excellence

The Belmont Abbey College Journal of Exceptional Achievements

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

Dr. Amanda Kloo selected as Keynote Speaker

Amanda Kloo

The National Inclusion Project recently selected Belmont Abbey College’s Dr. Amanda Kloo, Assistant Professor of Education, as the keynote speaker for the 2017 Power of Play conference.  The conference will present disability health and fitness presentations based on Dr. Kloo’s research.

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“…all of a sudden, you read the text and you remember how significant it is.”


Larkin Stowe has been dead for more than 150 years, but his will may provide answers for some who are still searching to discover their family lineage.

Stowe’s reference to slaves by name may help link them to present-day descendants—an endeavor which otherwise may have been difficult or

Gladly Blogged: Week in Review, September 12th Edition

Abbey Spotlight 



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


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

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

Abbey Players Take On “Much Ado About Nothing”

BAC Participates in Shakespeare Marathon

much adoBurning Coal Theatre Company and the NC Museum of History presented a marathon reading of each of William Shakespeare’s 38 plays to mark the 400th anniversary of the playwright’s death. Each play was read by a different theatre company from North Carolina.

Abbey Students Present Research at “Meeting in the Middle”

Belmont Abbey Well Represented at Medieval Studies Conference

Last weekend, three Belmont Abbey College students presented research papers at the tenth annual “Meeting in the Middle” undergraduate conference in Medieval and Renaissance Studies at LongwPicture1ood University, VA. The theme for this year’s conference was “The View from the North”,

Belmont Abbey College Wins International Public Debate Association National Tournament

Abbey Sophomore Logan Torve Debates His Way to the Top of the Junior Varsity Division
Logan TorveBELMONT, N.C. (April 6, 2016) – Logan Torve, a Belmont Abbey College sophomore, won the junior varsity division of the one-on-one debate format at the International Public Debate Association (IPDA) National Tournament held at

Megan Nanney Wins Conference Carolina’s Outstanding Senior Award!

MNWins4HIGH POINT, N.C. –Megan Nanney of Belmont Abbey College has been recognized as the 2015-2016 recipient of the Murphy Osborne Award, Conference Carolinas announced today. A member of the women’s soccer team at Belmont Abbey, Nanney was selected from a field of elite nominees

Belmont Abbey College Team Wins State Championships in Business & Economics

Congratulations to the Belmont Abbey College Phi Beta Lambda team winning several state championships in Business-Economic analysis on Sa

20160409_215954 (2)turday night.  Abbey chapter president, Marilyn Malphrus, directed eleven Abbey teammates into various written and oral competitions over three days in Charlotte from April 7- 9 (2016).  The

Announcing the Capitol & Carolina Internship with Cong. Patrick McHenry

Belmont Abbey College & Congressman Patrick McHenry Announce Capitol & Carolina Internship

Program for Abbey students includes internships in both Washington D.C. & Gastonia, N.C.

pMchenryBELMONT, N.C. (March 28, 2015) – Today, Belmont Abbey College and alum Congressman Patrick McHenry announced the creation of the Capitol & Carolina Internship

The Joys and Woes: Reflections on the Lark


By Rebecca Sigler’17

I continuously underestimate the experience drawn from holding a raw script in hand and being gifted the opportunity to perfect one portion of it – your character, your part – in order to contribute to the composite.

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