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Mikayla Morgan’s Walk-Off Single Highlights Doubleheader for Tornados

With game two tied 3-3 heading into the bottom of the seventh inning, Brevard’s offense strung together three-consecutive base hits as Mikayla Morgan drove home Gabby Hooper to give the Brevard College softball team (7-18, 3-11 USA South) a conference doubleheader split with Maryville College (19-15, 10-4 USAS) on Wednesday afternoon at the BC Softball Field. Hooper led off…

Theatre Department Presents Mixtape, an evening of a classroom collective of new works, current projects, and performances

Brevard College Theatre will present an evening of work entitled Mixtape which is the collaborative effort of department faculty, staff, and students on April 27 at 7:00pm EST. The evening will be held at the Morrison Playhouse in the Paul Porter Center for the Performing Arts. Department Coordinator and Associate Professor of Theatre Andrea Boccanfuso,…

Professor and Olympic Weightlifter Works with U.S. Olympic Committee to Assess Standards

Dr. Stephen Knott recently received tenure, and was promoted from Assistant to Associate Professor of Health and Physical Education at Brevard College. He was also instrumental in the establishment of the Health and Human Performance Graduate program and serves as an advocate for student athletes in his role as  Faculty Athletics Representative. A native of…

Cycling and Cognative MTB Begin Partnership

The ten-time national champion Brevard College Cycling team and Cognative MTB, a premier Mountain Bike apparel manufacturer located in Hendersonville, North Carolina, have entered into a new sponsorship partnership beginning this Spring.  The partnership kicked off with a photoshoot and team ride at the college’s dual slalom and short track course at Savannah Hill on…

New Vice President of Alumni Affairs and Development

After a thorough nationwide search, Brevard College is pleased to announce the appointment of Pat Wagner as vice president for alumni affairs and development at Brevard College.  Pat completed his bachelor’s degree in economics at Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin, and will earn his master’s degree in leadership this spring. His work in the field…

Tornados Pick Up First USA South Victory of 2022 with 9-6 Win over Cougars

Sophomore attacker Andrew McDonald scored four goals with two assists, while senior midfielder Nate Ellen totaled a hat trick with three goals as the Brevard College men’s lacrosse team (2-10, 1-6 USA South) earned its first conference win of the season, defeating Averett University (3-10, 0-7 USAS) on a sunny Saturday afternoon at Ives-Lemel Family Field. McDonald brought his…

Music Department Presents Wind Ensemble Concert

The Brevard College Wind Ensemble will present a concert Thursday, April 21 at 7:30 p.m.  in Scott Concert Hall at the Paul Porter Center for the Performing Arts. Special guests will include the Blue Ridge Symphonic Brass under the direction of Jamie Hafner. The Blue Ridge Symphonic Brass is a 28-piece brass ensemble of outstanding…

Alumna Nina Tickaradze `96 Advocates for Home Country of Georgia

Nina Tickaradze `96 is a marketing professional, serial entrepreneur, human rights advocate, and passionate humanitarian — a powerful combination of skills that took root when she was a student at Brevard College 25 years ago. After completing an Associate’s degree at Brevard, Nina earned a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications and a Bachelor of…

Tornado Athletics Communications Team Transforms Media Coverage

Phil de Montmollin, Assistant Athletic Director for Communications and Joseph Marvin, Digital Media Director/Assistant Sports Information Director, make a dynamic team.  Both hired by Director of Athletics Myranda Nash in 2018, de Montmollin and Marvin are responsible for all sports media at Brevard College. The BC Tornados website and social media accounts are just part…

Women’s Lacrosse Overtime Goal Lifts Tornados Past Battling Bishops 11-10

Junior attacker Parker Moore scored a game-winning goal in overtime to lift the Brevard College women’s lacrosse team (4-9, 2-5 USA South) picked up a key USA South Conference victory over NC Wesleyan College (4-10, 3-4 USAS) on Saturday in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. Moore, a junior from Raleigh, North Carolina, led the Tornados on the afternoon…

Brittany Franks Named Assistant Volleyball Coach

Brittany Franks has been named Assistant Volleyball Coach at Brevard College, announced Interim Head Coach Abbie Parde.  Franks, an alumna of Brevard College, will assist in all aspects of the program while spearheading BC Volleyball’s strength and conditioning program. “I’m really excited to add Coach Franks to the coaching staff this fall,” said Coach Parde. …

Baseball Team Named 2021-22 ABCA Team Academic Excellence Award Winner

The Brevard College baseball team has been named a recipient of the 2021-22 ABCA (American Baseball Coaches Association) Team Academic Excellence Award, presented by Sports Attack.  The Tornados earned the award by posting a team GPA of over 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for the entire 2021-22 academic year. In addition to the ABCA Team…

Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2022 Announced

 Brevard College has announced the selection of Tristan Cowie (Cycling) and the 1982 National Championship Men’s Cross Country team as the 2022 inductees into the Brevard College Athletics Hall of Fame.  Cowie and the 1982 Men’s Cross Country team will become the 44th and 45th inductees into the college’s Athletics Hall of Fame. The 2022…

Andrew Westrick Named Assistant Athletic Trainer 

Andrew Westrick has been named Assistant Athletic Trainer at Brevard College, announced Head Athletic Trainer Noah Reisig.  Westrick arrives to Brevard after working in immersive clinical rotations at the University of Michigan and the University of Toledo. “We are excited for Andrew to join our Sports Medicine staff,” said Reisig.  “He will be a tremendous…

Briana Clark Named Director of Compliance & Academic Services 

Briana Clark has been named Director of Compliance & Academic Services at Brevard College, announced Director of Athletics Myranda Nash.  Clark, a 2007 alumna of Brevard College and former Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach for the Tornados, returns to BC where she will start in her new role immediately. “We are delighted to welcome back Briana…

Associate Dean Celebrates Completion of Doctorate

Dr. Joshua Wilkey is the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs for Student Success at Brevard College. From Dillsboro, North Carolina, he joined the Brevard College community in 2016 as an Adjunct History Instructor and has since served as Academic Compliance and Assessment Officer, Director of Institutional Effectiveness, and Assistant Professor of Business and Organizational Leadership.…

Rosato Named Assistant A.D./Senior Woman Administrator

Kristin Rosato has been named Assistant Athletic Director/Senior Woman Administrator (SWA) at Brevard College, announced Director of Athletics Myranda Nash.  In addition to her new duties, Rosato will continue in her role as a Head Coach as she enters her eighth season at the helm of the Tornados Women’s Lacrosse program. “Kristin has done incredible…

Registration Operations Specialist at Brevard College is Local Dance Teacher

Cindy Bryson has been on the staff at Brevard College for 12 years. Born in Florida, she moved to Brevard at age 10. She previously worked as the Executive Director of the Transylvania County American Red Cross for 20 years as well as at a local daycare and accounting firm. In her current role as…

Brevard College Places Record 167 Student-Athletes on USA South Academic All-Conference List

Brevard College placed a school-record 167 student-athletes on the USA South Academic All-Conference Team for the 2021-22 academic year. BC’s 167 academic all-conference selections shatters the previous record of 129 set in 2020-21. Brevard is among the top-five schools in the USA South in total number of honorees, joining Piedmont University (215 honorees), Huntingdon College…

Digital Media Professor Curates Interdisciplinary Exhibition

Jordan Whitten began at Brevard College as an Adjunct Instructor in 2019 and is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor. A native of Memphis, TN he holds a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts from Memphis College of Art and a Master’s of Fine Arts from East Tennessee State University – both in Photography. In addition to teaching…

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