Community & Culture

Student athletes are Living the Brevard College Mission

Brevard College student athletes are engaged in experiential activities and are living the mission of Brevard College. Brevard College student athletes “Trick or Treat” for those in need. Student athletes collected 1,174 non-perishable items for the Bread of Life food bank and community kitchen, by “trick-or-treating” through the streets of Brevard, North Carolina. The “Trick…

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4th Annual Looking Glass Writers Conference

Applications are now being accepted for the 2019 Looking Glass Rock Writers’ Conference, sponsored by Brevard College and the Transylvania County Library Foundation. Intended to encourage all genres of creative writing around a common theme of “place”, the four-day conference will run May 9-12, 2019. The conference will held on the Brevard College campus and…

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Brevard College Names
Atrium for Grace
and Ed Roy

The atrium at Brevard College’s McLarty-Goodson Academic Building was packed with alumni and community friends as the college named the space after retired professors and major donors, Grace Jackson Munro Roy and the late Rev. C. Edward Roy. Grace Roy, now 102 years old, spoke at the dedication ceremony of her love for Brevard College.…

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IWIL Begins Annual Mentoring for Local Middle School Students

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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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