The Cost of the Super Bowl Leads to a Conversation on Virtue

Super Bowl XLVIII will cost approximately $70 million. When viewing sports through the lens of history – originating in the form of competitive play – it’s amazing how over time we have structured play into an industry garnering billions of dollars each year.   Is this a good thing or a bad thing? Is spending an exorbitant amount of money on “elevate [...]

Focusing in Detail

Peak performances are possible, and they happen every day. You are capable of experiencing them more often than you think. Think in terms of detail – the more you try to see, the more absorbed you become. It is the secret of performing “in the zone.” Human beings can do incredible things – make headline-worthy plays, solve the most complex mathematic equations, come [...]

Striving for Excellence and Virtue On and Off Campus

The following is an excerpt of Dr. Thierfelder’s interview with the National Catholic Register. The article, “Raising the Bar in Every Area of Life,” shares insights on pursing virtue, the state of Catholic higher education and lessons learned from Dr. Thierfelder’s new book, “Less Than A Minute To Go: The Secret to World-Class Performance in Sport, Business and Everyday Life.” [...]

Abbey Players present "Freud's Last Session"

cs lewis_freudThe Abbey Players present Freud’s Last Session directed by Simon Donoghue. Freud’s Last Session centers on legendary psychoanalyst Dr. Sigmund Freud

2013 Fall Sports Preview

This fall, the Belmont Abbey College Crusaders are looking to add to the ever growing collection of Conference Carolinas championship banners hanging in the Wheeler Center. Last fall, both

Belmont Rail Trail Coming Soon

For those students who have yet to find that one perfect running route or those who avoid the spider web overhangs and debris lining the railroad tracks when walking


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Home of Happy Students

As you walk around campus the one thing that strikes you is the number of truly happy students we have here.



Motorsports Graduate Caitlin Wins an Internship

Caitlin ShawNASCAR  and Motorsports article copy will go below.

Statesville native and Indiana University doctoral candidate Patrick Pope, organist, performs baroque

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