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Belmont Abbey College Bids Farewell to Ted Crunkleton, Jr.

Beloved alum (’59), baseball coach, Athletic Director and Abbey Athletic Hall of Fame member, Ted Crunkleton, Jr. passed away in comfort and peace on August 18, 2014. Having served

BELMONT ABBEY COLLEGE REACTS TO NEW HHS MANDATE RULES

BELMONT, N.C. (August 22, 2014) — Private, non-profit, Catholic College, Belmont Abbey the first to sue regarding the HHS mandate, today announced its reaction to the new HHS Mandate

From Dublin to Rome: Maggie’s Summer Abroad

Rome

An Abbey Honors Tradition

The Bishop Pilla Summer Institute is a program that many Honors

Class of 2018 – Crusader Preview Day

We loved having so many from the Class of 2018 on campus for Crusader Preview Day last weekend! We look forward to seeing y’all in the Fall.

The Golden LEAF Foundation Awards Scholarships Through North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities

Raleigh, NC, April 23, 2014 – The Golden LEAF Foundation awarded $210,000 to North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities that was distributed among NCICU’s member colleges for the 2013-2014

Play is Universal and Unifying

When you think about play, what comes to mind? Maybe you think about little kids running around playing a game, or your own memories of playing with friends or in team sports. Recently I was interviewed by Blake Hodge with the North Carolina News Network, and we talked a lot about play. Every human being plays, and sport is one form of play that w [...]

Do the intangibles in sport offer an advantage or disadvantage?

Are there intangibles that can give a player or team an edge? I recently spoke with Greg DePalma on Prime Sports Radio about what makes world-class athletes stand apart. Our conversation included a couple of interesting exchanges on intangible factors that can impact performance. I told Greg about an NFL wide receiver I worked with wh [...]

Relationships are Not a Numbers Game

Sometimes, people tend to think of relationships, especially marriage, as a 50/50 effort or a business partnership. Instead of being flexible and willing to lean in more so here or there when meeting in the middle just isn’t happening, we tend to think, “You do your part, and I’ll do my part.” This rarely works, or endures for that m [...]

Embrace Change Through Understanding its Process

Most of us don’t like change. We seem to like it even less if it means changing something about ourselves. We usually try to avoid change altogether because it will cost us something: time money, energy, comfort, or more. And even when we know deep down that it may be for the greater good, we still can’t help but cringe at the thought of change.  But what happens when the g [...]

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 [...]

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