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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…

BC Announces Faculty Tenure and Promotions

Brevard College is pleased to announce that two faculty members were recently granted tenure or tenure with promotion by the College’s Board of Trustees. The Board awarded tenure to Dr. Barbara Boerner, Professor of Business and Organizational Leadership and Dr. Kathryn Rasmussen, who was promoted to Associate Professor of Mathematics. Dr. Barbara Boerner, who joined Brevard College’s faculty in 1998,…

Students Begin School Year by Helping Community

Members of Brevard College’s incoming class spent their first Monday on campus giving back to the community that they now call home. Groups of new BC students could be found painting, sprucing up landscaping, sorting through donated clothes and organizing student supplies at more than a dozen nonprofits around Transylvania County. The good works were part of Brevard College’s…

Brevard College Voted Top Adventure College

Brevard College was recently crowned Top Adventure College among small schools in the Blue Ridge. Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine hosted a bracket-style contest among 32 schools that “go above and beyond the call of adventure.”  Six weeks of intense voting revealed Brevard as the clear winner of the small schools division and second overall. In the…

Junior Receives Research Award

Brevard College junior Brandon Milet recently received an Undergraduate Research Program award to research the practical chemistry of home-brewing. Milet was one of the five students chosen to receive the award from the North Carolina Independent Colleges & Universities (NCICU). The environmental science major, who is also a member of the BC Cycling team, plans to…

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