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Professor Creates Sculptures for Chattanooga Trails

Eight sculptures created by Brevard College Associate Professor of Art Kyle Lusk were recently unveiled as part of the Stringer’s Ridge Trailhead Markers Public Art Project in Chattanooga, Tenn. Lusk was commissioned to create the sculptures to mark four new mountain biking trails in the newly-opened Stringer’s Ridge Park, a forested area in the midst of…

W Soccer & Volleyball Open Seasons with Big Wins

Brevard College’s women’s soccer and volleyball teams opened their seasons with big wins at home on Thursday. The Tornados women’s soccer team defeated King College, 3-1, while the BC volleyball team downed the Virginia-Wise Cavaliers 3-1 in Boshamer Gymnasium. The win for the BC volleyball team marked the first career collegiate victory for first-year head coach Kelly Burdeau.…

Library Observes Banned Book Week

During the last week of September each year, hundreds of libraries and bookstores around the country draw attention to the problem of censorship by mounting displays of challenged books and hosting a variety of events. A display of restricted, removed or banned books is now on exhibit at Brevard College’s J.A. Jones Library to commemorate Banned…

Brevard Among Nation’s Best Liberal Arts Colleges

Brevard College is one of the nation’s best liberal arts colleges, according to the 2014 issue of U.S. News & World Report’s ”Best Colleges” guide. The online rankings include Brevard College among the guide’s “Best National Liberal Arts College” ’. “Accolades and rankings like these are always gratifying,” said Brevard College President David Joyce. “We still feel that the best way…

Sept. 28: Faculty Showcase

Members of the music faculty at Brevard College will present a recital at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 28 in the College’s Porter Center for Performing Arts. The Faculty Showcase is free and open to the public. The program will include music by Benjamin Britten, George Gershwin, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Eric Ewazen, and BC faculty composers Robert Palmer and…

Faculty Member Composes Symphony Work

Brevard College graduate and adjunct faculty member Jason DeCristofaro has been invited by the Symphony of the Mountains (SOM) to compose a work for its Chamber Ensemble.   DeCristofaro will be the featured guest composer at the ensemble’s inaugural concert on September 15 at Rocky Mount Museum in Piney Flats, Tenn. “It is truly an honor to be invited to compose…

701 Reasons to Celebrate

As Brevard College completes its first full week of classes, we couldn’t be more delighted to share that we have officially welcomed 701 new and returning students to campus this fall. Our record-breaking, incoming class includes more than 300 new students from 23 different states and 12 foreign countries. We have also nearly doubled the number…

Chemistry Professor to Present VOR River Findings

Brevard College Assistant Professor of Chemistry Dr. Melanie Heying will be the guest speaker at a meeting of the local chapter of the scientific research society Sigma Xi on Thursday, September 12 in Room 125 of the College’s McLarty-Goodson Building. The 7 p.m. presentation, titled “To Know a River: Chemical Analysis of the Suwannee River from Source to Sea”, is…

Senior Receives Local Scholarship

The Brevard College Teacher Education Program is pleased to announce that Kortney Conner was selected as the recipient of Alpha Delta Kappa’s Louise Dockery Memorial Scholarship.  Conner, a senior History major from Franklin, N.C., is pursuing a secondary teacher licensure in Social Studies at Brevard College. She is a four-year member of the Women’s Varsity Volleyball…

First Year Students Gear up for Adventure

Five first year students started their adventures at BC by gearing up for school with a Wilderness Orientation experience. The week-long trip offered new students the opportunity to be immersed in the mountains by swimming on Flat Laurel Creek, enjoying breath taking views from the Art Loeb trail, learning outdoor living skills, and backcountry cooking skills—including…

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