“He took utmost care and heed for his study. Not one word spoke he more than was necessary; And that was said with due formality and dignity And short and lively, and full of high morality. Filled with moral virtue was his speech; And gladly would he learn and gladly teach.” Geoffrey Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales

Overall Messick Awards

Four Crusaders Receive All-American Honors

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

Belmont Abbey Recommended in 10th Anniversary Edition of The Newman Guide

Belmont Abbey College in Belmont, North Carolina, is recommended in the 2017-2018 edition of The Newman Guide to Choosing a Catholic College, a publication of The Cardinal Newman Society that recommends 29 Catholic colleges, universities and higher

Holy Saturday: The Missing Link


Between the dramatic events of Good Friday and the Easter Vigil, one important Christian verity often gets lost: the mystery of Holy Saturday.

Traditionally, Holy Saturday is associated with the “He descended into hell” of the Apostles’ Creed. Souls of the dead, awaiting the Incarnation and

BAC Seizes Championship in Multiple State Business & Econ Competitions


Last week, Belmont Abbey was among 25 North Carolina colleges and universities to compete in the 63rd annual State Leadership Conference of the Future Business Leaders of America (Phi Beta Lambda).  Winners were announced last Saturday at Hilton Charlotte University, and Belmont Abbey was among many of the

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 in

The Myth of Conflict

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Stephen Barr: “Recent discoveries point toward God”

Stephen Barr, University of Delaware physics professor and president of the Society of Catholic Scientists gave an intriguing lecture for the Belmont Abbey College Cuthbert Allen lecture series on Science & Christian Faith:

The John C. Loughridge Center for Continuing & Professional Studies Honors Generosity of Belmont Abbey College Alum


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Belmont Abbey College is happy to announce the renaming of the Center for Continuing & Professional Studies, located at its Sacred Heart campus, to the John C. Loughridge Center for Continuing &

Introducing Belmont Abbey College Catholic Radio


BELMONT, N.C. (March 21st, 2017) – Belmont Abbey College has hit the radio waves with its own Low Power FM radio station, 101.5 WBAC-LP. Courtesy of a gracious donor, the college has restarted its place in local radio after a nearly 20-year hiatus. The

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