Experiential Academics

Brevard College Students to Attend the Looking Glass Rock Writers’ Conference

Brevard College students Oscar Sifuentes (‘19) and Alexis Henley (‘20) will be participating in the 4th annual Looking Glass Rock Writers’ Conference. The four-day conference, held on the Brevard College campus and at the Transylvania County Library, will run May 9-12, 2019. Last year, Sifuentes became the first Brevard College student to be admitted into…

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Brevard College presents Dr. Vance Reese, Faculty Organ Recital

Brevard College will present one of its many talented music professors, Dr. Vance Reese, in a faculty organ recital on Sunday, January 27 at 3 p.m. Dr. Reese will be playing the Jaeckel organ in the Brevard College Scott Concert Hall of the Porter Center. The concert will be a musical representation of six decades…

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Living the Mission: Brevard College Students Changing the World through Research

Brevard College’s mission, rooted in experiential learning, is on full display at Jones Library in the center of the Brevard College campus. Students studying various academic disciplines, primarily in math and sciences, have spent their academic careers at Brevard College learning from their faculty members and mentors both inside and outside the classroom. These experiences…

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Brevard College Lucas Gomez Spends Summer Researching Marine Life

Lucas Gomez, Brevard College class of ‘21, Environmental Studies major and Wilderness Leadership Experiential Education major, spent the summer interning with Duke Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU). Gomez studied a variety of marine life at Duke REU’s marine lab, the Nicholas School of the Environment which is located in Beaufort North Carolina. Gomez, originally from…

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Brevard College Decreases Price of Dual Enrollment by 97%

Brevard College decreased the cost of dual enrollment from $285 per credit hour to $25 per class starting for the Fall 2019 semester. This significant decrease will provide a greater opportunity for local high school and home school students to receive college credit. Additionally, Brevard College offers a half tuition scholarship to over 120 counties…

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Brevard College Student Travels Abroad to Pune, India

By: Carmen Boone, ‘20 Brevard College senior Luz Hernandez, an Integrated Studies Major in English and Psychology,  minoring in Gender Studies and Leadership, spent a semester abroad in Pune, India studying gender studies. In January of 2017, the paperwork and process of planning for India began. Hernandez received a lot of help and support from…

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Senior Kaylee McRae interns at Florida teaching hospital

By: Mary Lewe, ’19 Many seniors in college struggle to imagine what they might like to do after graduation, but Brevard College senior Kaylee McRae, Health Science major, does not have that struggle. Holding a human heart in her hands and spending a summer working long hours alongside medical students and residents solidified her clear…

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Brevard College Rover Project Underway

By Brevard College Junior Carmen Boone, ’20 The rovers are robots, tools that can be controlled from the classroom by remote sensing. Originally, they were designed to give students an opportunity to explore Pisgah National Forest. However, the main goal now is to use them to get students excited about science and to keep them engaged.…

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