Dr. Hutchinson Discusses How World War II Military Bases Transformed Florida (Photo: Florida Memory) (FLORIDA TODAY - May 16, 2016) "During World War II, Camp Blanding became the fourth largest city in Florida. After the war, many of the soldiers who trained there would return with their families as permanent residents of the state.
BILLY TAYLOR NAMED BELMONT ABBEY MEN’S BASKETBALL COACH BELMONT, N.C. (May 2, 2016) – Belmont Abbey College announced today that Billy Taylor has been named head men’s basketball coach. Taylor, who brings 11 years of NCAA Division I head coaching experience to the College, is the 16th leader of the men’s basketball program and its
BAC Participates in Shakespeare Marathon Burning Coal Theatre Company and the NC Museum of History presented a marathon reading of each of William Shakespeare’s 38 plays to mark the 400th anniversary of the playwright’s death. Each play was read by a different theatre company from North Carolina. The nonstop readings took five days and ran from
Belmont Abbey Well Represented at Medieval Studies Conference Last weekend, three Belmont Abbey College students presented research papers at the tenth annual “Meeting in the Middle” undergraduate conference in Medieval and Renaissance Studies at Longwood University, VA. The theme for this year’s conference was “The View from the North”, and their presentations focused on aspects of
Abbey Sophomore Logan Torve Debates His Way to the Top of the Junior Varsity Division BELMONT, N.C. (April 6, 2016) – Logan Torve, a Belmont Abbey College sophomore, won the junior varsity division of the one-on-one debate format at the International Public Debate Association (IPDA) National Tournament held at Lee College in Baytown, Texas, March 30-April
HIGH POINT, N.C. –Megan Nanney of Belmont Abbey College has been recognized as the 2015-2016 recipient of the Murphy Osborne Award, Conference Carolinas announced today. A member of the women’s soccer team at Belmont Abbey, Nanney was selected from a field of elite nominees based on her academic, athletic, and service accomplishments for Conference Carolinas’
Congratulations to the Belmont Abbey College Phi Beta Lambda team winning several state championships in Business-Economic analysis on Sa turday night. Abbey chapter president, Marilyn Malphrus, directed eleven Abbey teammates into various written and oral competitions over three days in Charlotte from April 7- 9 (2016). The event occurred at the 62nd Annual State Leadership
Belmont Abbey College & Congressman Patrick McHenry Announce Capitol & Carolina Internship Program for Abbey students includes internships in both Washington D.C. & Gastonia, N.C. BELMONT, N.C. (March 28, 2015) – Today, Belmont Abbey College and alum Congressman Patrick McHenry announced the creation of the Capitol & Carolina Internship with Belmont Abbey College. This new
By Rebecca Sigler'17 I continuously underestimate the experience drawn from holding a raw script in hand and being gifted the opportunity to perfect one portion of it – your character, your part – in order to contribute to the composite. Officially, it has only happened twice – and once, the majority of the script was
Lenoir-Rhyne Inaugural Tournament Results Belmont Abbey debaters attended Lenoir-Rhyne’s inaugural tournament February 19-20, and the team of Alexandrya Pouliot and Nicholas Otranto went undefeated through five preliminary rounds of debate, finally losing in the semifinal round on a 2-1 decision to a team from Cedarville University, representing a squad ranked fifteenth in the nation by
The Abbey Makes a Difference in Haiti Dr. Tara Gallaway along with Soccer Coach, Jaime Mailong, led a mission trip to Haiti this January. Dr. Tara Gallaway is in the Education Department and teaches the Service Learning course. After tremendous success with the mission trip to the Dominican Republic last spring, which had a Service Learning prerequisite, Dr.
What do our alumni say? Check out the videos below to hear what our alumni have to say about Belmont Abbey. For current students click here. Annemarie Maimone Year: Class of '12 Major: English Caramel Ferdinand Year: Class of '13 Major: Elementary Education Minor: International Studies Hometown: Cane Garden, St Vincent and the
Schellenberg Is the First All-American With Third Team Honor By D2 Conference Commissioner's Association Belmont Abbey senior outside hitter Hannah Schellenberg capped off her legendary career as she was named third-team All-American by the Division II Conference Commissioners Association, which sponsored the vote conducted by the NCAA Division II Sports Information Directors. Schellenberg is the first player
Belmont Abbey College Recognized by U.S. News & World Report & The Princeton Review BELMONT, N.C. (September 16, 2015) – It’s that time of year and once again, both the U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review have named Belmont Abbey College one of the Best Regional Colleges of the South. These rankings
Debate Team Outperforms More than a Dozen Colleges and Universities Photo: (From left to right) Kevin Barrett, Nicholas Otranto, Clare Woollen, Gage Hillmann, Mary Rose Stepnowski, Africa Schaumann, Hannah Glynn, Brooke Keling. BELMONT, N.C. (October 13, 2015) -- Members of Belmont Abbey College’s recently revitalized debate team outperformed more than a dozen colleges
Re-instated Forensic Arts Society Leaps Back into Competition BELMONT, N.C. (September 28, 2015) -- After a forty-six year dormancy, the Belmont Abbey College Forensics Arts Society resumed competition and senior John Young took second place in the novice division of the International Public Debate Association (IPDA) format of debate. After defeating strong competition from Middle Tennessee