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Abbey Excellence

The Belmont Abbey College Journal of Exceptional Achievements

Belmont Abbey Ranks First in Hawn Cup Standing after Fall Seasons

HIGH POINT, N.C. – Belmont Abbey ranks first overall in the annual Hawn Cup standings after the fall Conference Carolinas championships, the league office announced today. The Hawn Cup, named in honor of former Commissioner H.C. “Joby” Hawn is awarded to the league member that shows the highest rating of excellence in conference-sponsored sports throughout the entire athletic

Belmont Abbey Claims Three Fall Messick Awards

HIGH POINT, N.C. — Belmont Abbey has claimed three Messick Awards for the fall sports season, the Conference Carolinas office announced today. The men’s and women’s soccer programs and the men’s cross country team were honored for having demonstrated the

The Abbey’s Logan Torve Wins Tournament! 

Eastern Wyoming College Debate Tournament Results

The Belmont Abbey Debate Team traveled to Torrington, Wyoming this weekend to compete atIMG_20170930_194800 the Lancer Debates, hosted at Eastern Wyoming College. All four students in attendancIMG_1824e boasted winning records, meaning that they won

Cycling Captures National Championships!

National Catholic Register Lists The Abbey on their Catholic Identity Guide

U.S. News Ranks Belmont Abbey College Top Ten Again!

Belmont Abbey College Ranks Top 10 in U.S. News & World Report, and Welcomes Largest Class Ever

BELMONT, N.C. (September 12, 2017) – Once again, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Belmont Abbey College in the Top 10. Belmont Abbey College ranked 8th

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Wiseblood Books publishes “literature that possesses a sacramental vision of reality”

Women’s Tennis Places Four on ITA Academic List

Belmont Abbey Recognized With Top Honors at PBL



BELMONT, N.C. (July 5, 2017) – More than 1,800 of America’s best and brightest college students traveled to  Southern California to compete and

Spring 2017 Academic Awards

Eduvation Ranks Belmont Abbey College in the Top 10 World’s Best Rebrands


An independent higher education consultancy has rated the recent Belmont Abbey College brand redesign in the top 10 of the World’s Best Rebrands in higher education. Based on a recent global survey of more than 100 higher ed brand identity redesigns over the past

Fr. Kirby Receives Two ACP Awards

The Association of Catholic Publishers (ACP) recently announced the winners of the 2017 Excellence in Publishing Awards, which recognize the best in Catholic publishing.

Among the winners were three Saint Benedict Press/TAN Books titles: The Lion of Münster: The Bishop Who Roared Against the Nazis by Fr.

Messick Goes to Abbey


Four Crusaders Receive All-American Honors


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

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