Abbey Excellence

Abbey Excellence

The Belmont Abbey College Journal of Exceptional Achievements

Athletic Awards Banquet

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

Debate wraps up a great year!

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

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.

Belmont Abbey in the Top 3!

North Carolina Phi Beta Lambda Business Competition

We just concluded this year's North Carolina State Leadership Competitions, and are so proud of all of the Belmont Abbey students who came out to compete in this year's events. Phi Beta Lambda provides a terrific opportunity for students to represent Belmont Abbey in an engaging and professional atmosphere. This year

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


RALEIGH, NC -  Charlotte native Jiadira Alexandra Choque Fernandez, a senior at Belmont Abbey College majoring in Elementary Education, received a $2,500 Blumenthal Foundation STEM Scholarship from the Independent College Fund of North Carolina (ICFNC).   Since its inception in 1953, the Blumenthal Foundation has focused the majority of its grants on programs and projects that have

Book of Kells Lecture

2nd in Nationals and a Conference Win for Cheer!

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

Expanding Curricular Excellence with “Great Books”

Expanding Curricular Excellence with “Great Books”: An Interview with Dr. Joseph Wysocki March 13, 2018 by Shaun Rieley   At a time when liberal arts education seems increasingly imperiled by the rise of career-focused and STEM programs, Belmont Abbey College in Belmont, North Carolina has recently founded the Honors College, a program dedicated to reading and discussing

Announcing A New Study Abroad Program

Bringing Theory and Instruction Alive with Science

How does a new prospective teacher learn to teach? How do teacher candidates learn to teach students of varying personalities, abilities, and challenges? Enter the Belmont Abbey College Department of Education, providing real-life experiences with real students to our future teachers. For the past several years Belmont Abbey College

Belmont Abbey to Celebrate National Women and Girls in Sports Day

Academic Awards List

Listed are those who were awarded Dean's List and President's List for Spring 2018. President's List Dean's List

Belmont Abbey Debate Claims Second Place Speaking Award at New York Competition

The Belmont Abbey College Debate Team returned Sunday from Garden City, New York after competing in the Off Broadway Swing competition. In addition to individual success, the team collectively earned fourth place in the debate competition sweepstakes, in a field of 11 teams ranging from Seton Hall University to Colorado Christian University. Mary Rose Stepnowski and Logan

Dr. O’Gorman Gives Lecture On His New Book

Dr. Farrell O’Gorman’s book Catholicism and American Borders in the Gothic Literary Imagination was published by the University of Notre Dame Press in November. The book, which has won advance praise from scholars at Trinity College Dublin and Wheaton College, traces images of Catholicism in the work of major American fiction writers from the Revolution up until the

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