Community & Culture

Brevard College Announces The Rita Hayes Endowed Scholarship

Brevard College announced the establishment of The Rita Hayes Endowed Scholarship that will work to assist students with their degree completion.   The inspiration for creating the fund came from Michele and Marvin Barg, community members and longtime friends of the college. The scholarship honors the work and legacy of Rita Hayes, a former adjunct faculty…

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Brevard College Honors Lifetime Philanthropy

Brevard College celebrated the contributions of friends and donors at its annual appreciation event on May 17 by inducting nine donors into the college’s lifetime giving circles. Those honored represented over $4,000,000 in lifetime giving, according to college president David Joyce. “It is because of such generosity that Brevard College stands out as a successful…

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Dr. Jennifer Frick-Ruppert Selected to Participate in Senior Leadership Academy

College is pleased to announce that Dr. Jennifer Frick-Ruppert is one of 41 administrators in higher education nationwide selected by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) to participate in the 2019–2020 Senior Leadership Academy. Individuals chosen for the year-long program are leaders in higher education who have been identified by their institutions as having the…

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2nd Annual Songsmith Gathering

As summer begins in the mountains surrounding Brevard College, the hills are alive with the sound of music, to quote the favorite old film. For prospective students and families visiting Brevard College, the 2nd Annual Songsmith Gathering is a perfect way to get a feel for the music and community surrounding the college. The Songsmith…

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Brevard College Holds 166th Commencement Ceremony

The rain held off and the sun was shining bright in time for graduates and their families to embrace the joy of Brevard College’s commencement ceremony. One-hundred and eleven eager and fresh-faced college students crossed the stage to claim their award for four years of hard work: A Brevard College diploma. “The most significant recognition…

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D’Anna Selected for College Presidential Vocational Leadership Program

Brevard College is pleased to announce that Debora D’Anna, Vice President for Student Success and Dean of Students is one of 20 senior college administrators selected by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) to participate in the year-long Presidential Vocation and Institutional Mission program for prospective college and university presidents. The seminar-based program is designed…

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Brevard College Holds Honors and Awards Ceremony

Brevard College held its annual Honors and Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, April 16, to honor students, faculty and staff achievement in academics and leadership.  Dr. Scott Sheffield, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty welcomed those in attendance and Rev. Sharad Creasman gave the opening prayer. Brevard College President, Dr. David C. Joyce…

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Grassical Brings Live Music, Llamas, and Revelry to Brevard College Campus

Grassical, Brevard College’s spring celebration will take place at Meyer’s Plaza on Thursday, April 11th from 4:30-9:30 p.m. Grassical is free and open to the public. The festival offers something for everyone including live music, food trucks, vendor booths, a dunking booth, and a pack of famous llamas. Grassical is a student-led festival presented by…

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Brevard College Announces The Kirkman Family Endowed Scholarship for Teacher Education

Brevard College President David Joyce recently announced the establishment of The Kirkman Family Endowed Scholarship for Teacher Education.  The endowment was created by Bruce and Sandra Kirkman at $100,000 to provide tuition assistance for first-generation college students that are seeking teacher certification at Brevard College. “Bruce and Sandy are such good friends of the college,”…

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