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Abbey Excellence

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Abbey Excellence

The Belmont Abbey College Journal of Exceptional Achievements

2017-2018 Adrian Award Winner: Dr. Beeman

 We congratulate Dr. Julia Beeman, the winner of the 2017-2018 Adrian Award for Teaching Excellence. Dr. Beeman is an Associate Professor and Chair in the Criminal Justice Department, and also directs the William Gaston Faith and Public Service scholarship program. Earning both undergraduate and graduate degrees at UNC-Charlotte, and

2018 James Buie Scholarships Awarded

Last year Belmont Abbey College, the Gaston County Police Department and Gaston County Schools announced the James Buie Scholarship Program which provides a full scholarship for selected students in pursuit of a Criminal Justice degree at Belmont Abbey College. The program supports two students each year over the next eight years.  Upon completion of their degree

Employee Awards Luncheon 2018

Thank you for 2017-2018 Employees gathered today, April 30, to reflect back on another great academic year and for recognition on their great accomplishments. Dr. Bill Thierfelder and Abbot Placid graciously thanked all employees for their contributions and recognized employees attaining milestones or retiring. Recognition ranged from five year anniversaries all the way up to

BVC Returns!

Our Benedictine Volunteers Erin Kunkel, Brianna Mosby, Andrew Vickers, and David Radoszewski have returned! We're so excited to welcome them back to America and their Abbey Home! Thanks for sharing your wonderful experience with us! #AbbeyExcellence

Christianity and Culture in Ireland: Two Guest Lectures on Irish History and Culture at the Abbey

 This spring, the Abbey hosted two guest lectures on Irish Studies. On March 20th, Professor Jaroslav Folda of UNC, a world-renowned authority on medieval art, spoke about “The Book of Kells: a Masterpiece of Irish Art”. Prof. Folda provided the large audience in attendance with an insightful and engaging introduction to one of the great

Phi Alpha Theta Installation

Phi Alpha Theta is the international honor society for historians and students of history. Founded in 1921, Phi Alpha Theta has more than 400,000 members from 970 chapters at colleges and universities across the United States and abroad. Belmont Abbey College's Phi Alpha Theta chapter, Alpha Pi Mu, was formally installed by Phi Alpha Theta

’93 Alumna Gives A Talk

On April 12, Belmont Abbey welcomed 1993 alum Jennifer Walsh to campus to speak about her experiences as an entrepreneur.  The talk was in a question and answer format to keep the mood more informal.  Walsh majored in Business while she was at the Abbey and after graduation, she held

CCCP 2018

Over a hundred psychology students from five local colleges discussed research, asked questions of a panel of successful alumni, and listened to a keynote lecture on The Science of Success (and Failure) at the 27th annual Central Carolinas Conference in Psychology in the Abbot Walter Coggin Student Center on April 13, 2018.

FOCUS Mission to Peru

Over Spring Break, four Belmont Abbey students (Jessica Camano, Elizabeth Kenney, Talley Britt, and Ana De Los Santos), along with FOCUS Missionaries Cristina and Michelle were blessed to travel to Lima, Peru for a medical mission trip. Along with our student missionary team, we organized a free medical clinic for approximately 800 people in a

Belmont Abbey College’s Dr. Wadden elected President of Celtic Studies Association of North America

At its 40th annual meeting, hosted by UCLA in early March, Belmont Abbey College’s Dr. Patrick Wadden was appointed president of the Celtic Studies Association of North America (CSANA). CSANA is a scholarly organization that promotes the study of all aspects of Celtic culture and history, including the languages, literatures, art and music of

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