Experiential Academics

Brevard Professor Uses His Passion For Numbers To Connect With Students

By Brevard College Senior Shannon Summitt, ‘19 One Brevard professor uses his passion for numbers to connect with students. Brad Bilsky, Assistant Professor of Business and Organizational Leadership at Brevard College, spent his Pennsylvanian childhood trading baseball cards with friends; comparing the shifting prices of each card and tracking the batting averages for their favorite…

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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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How Criminal Justice Became One of Brevard College’s Fastest Growing Majors

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By Alex Perri Since 2014, Brevard College’s Criminal Justice program has grown significantly, and it is largely due to one professor’s mission to make Criminal Justice students as prepared as possible to enter the workforce after graduation. Just over two years ago, Tim Powers took over the Criminal Justice major at Brevard, and since then…

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Senior Riley Sullivan speaks on her time at BC

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Brevard College Means Growth BY SHANNON SUMMITT ’19 Chances are if you’ve seen Riley Sullivan on campus, she’s got a beaming smile on her face. A Music Education major, she will be showcasing her talents at her senior recital on November 19th in Brevard College’s Porter Center. “Growing up, my mom and dad always let me…

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Senior project washed away and started anew, again

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By Jessica Wiegandt Environmental Studies senior Kaylee Smith was steadily working on her senior project for BC when Hurricane Irma hit Florida and caused her research to be quite literally washed away. Her project, focused on mangroves, was scrapped for a second time during the semester. Smith’s project now is studying the impacts of sea…

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