Community & Culture

IWIL Begins Annual Mentoring for Local Middle School Students

By Mary Lewe ’20* First-year members of the Institute for Women in Leadership have been spending their Tuesday afternoons this semester with a group of sixth-grade girls at Brevard Middle School. By leading games and activities, IWIL aims to teach the girls a lesson each week.The IWIL women have signed up in groups of two…

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3rd Annual Looking Glass Rock Writers’ Conference Deadline: 4 March

BREVARD – The deadline is fast approaching to participate in the 2018 Looking Glass Rock Writers’ Conference sponsored by Brevard College and the Transylvania County Library Foundation. The 4- day conference will be held on the Brevard College campus and at the Library from May 17-20 and will include workshops, discussions, and readings. The conference is intended to…

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Brevard College to Host 2018 Great Decisions Program

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By Leigh Evans BREVARD –This spring, Brevard College, in partnership with the World Affairs Council of Western North Carolina, will once again host the Great Decisions Program.  The lectures in the 2018 series will explore U.S. foreign relations via topics such as the changing relationship between the Americas, the progress and challenges faced in the arena of global health,…

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Brevard College Extreme Sports: Soaring to New Heights

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Junior Eli Hyatt talks skydiving, mountain biking, and climbing at Brevard. BY ALEX PERRI ’17 “Adrenaline junkie” is how most would describe Brevard College junior Eli Hyatt, although his mother, he says, would probably opt for the adjective, “crazy.” Hyatt remembers the first time he felt a calling toward extreme sports when he was 10…

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Alumna Profile: Murphy Capps ’95

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BY JEFF JOYCE Current students at Brevard College are constantly looking for ways to combine their passions with their future careers. Murphy Funkhouser Capps ’95 did just that as she leveraged her passion for the arts with her career as the CEO of Kudzu Brands in Asheville. Murphy came to Brevard College as a music and theatre…

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Students and Community Come Together to Celebrate Fall

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You Won’t Be-Leaf the Fun That Was Had at the 5th Annual Harvest Festival  BY SHANNON SUMMITT ’19 Llamas, food trucks, and a petting zoo, oh my! These are just a few things that Brevard students have come to expect at the Harvest Festival. This year’s event certainly delivered these, and much more! Around 650…

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Parents’ Weekend Schedule

Brevard College Senior Pinning ceremony

  Friday (Sept 29th): 2:00-4:30 PM  –  Senior Swag @ The Porter Center 5:00 PM  –  Senior Pinning @ The Porter Center 7:00 PM  –  Theater Production: Our Town @ The Porter Center (Black Box Theater) 7:30 PM  –  Dessert Social @ the President’s House 9:00 PM  –  Family Feud Game Show @ The Tornado Alley Student…

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Solar Eclipse Viewing at Brevard College

Solar Viewing

Brevard College welcomes the public to enjoy the campus on August 21, 2017, for the total solar eclipse. However, there will be limited parking on campus for the general public. If visiting the college to view the eclipse, please do not arrive before 10:30 a.m.because the entrances will be blocked for students, staff, faculty, and alumni before…

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