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BAC Professor Dr. Hutchinson Featured in Article About Florida History

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 New Men’s Basketball Coach

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

Abbey Players Take On “Much Ado About Nothing”

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

Abbey Students Present Research at “Meeting in the Middle”

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

Belmont Abbey College Wins International Public Debate Association National Tournament

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

Megan Nanney Wins Conference Carolina’s Outstanding Senior Award!

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’

Belmont Abbey College Team Wins State Championships in Business & Economics

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

Announcing the Capitol & Carolina Internship with Cong. Patrick McHenry

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

The Joys and Woes: Reflections on the Lark

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

Debaters Go Undefeated Through Five Rounds

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

Haiti Mission Trip

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 Our Alumni Say

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

Hannah Schellenberg Becomes Women’s Volleyball All-American

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

A “Best” Once Again

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

Belmont Abbey Debate Squad Wins the University of Kentucky Tournament

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

Belmont Forensics Arts Society Finishes Second at the University of North Georgia Tournament

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

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