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Women’s Lacrosse Win Big at Greensboro

The Brevard College women’s lacrosse team (5-9, 3-5 USAS) recorded a decisive 20-2 win over host Greensboro College (0-9, 0-7 USAS) in USA South Conference competition on Sunday afternoon in Greensboro, North Carolina. Junior Autumn Kraemer led the Tornados offensively with a season-high six goals and two assists. Senior KC Collins, junior Parker Moore and freshman Emily Denaga each produced four goals…

Women’s Tennis Continue Winning with Sweep of Agnes Scott

The Brevard College women’s tennis team  (9-10, 3-2 USAS) continued its winning ways with an 8-0 sweep of host Agnes Scott College (2-9, 2-3 USAS) in USA South Conference action on Saturday at the Byers Tennis Courts in Decatur, Georgia.  With the win, the Tornados have now won seven of their last nine matches dating…

Students Awarded Prestigious Ledford Scholar Undergraduate Research Scholarships

The Ledford Scholars Program and the Appalachian College Association (ACA), a non-profit consortium of 33 private four-year liberal arts colleges, has awarded scholarships to two Brevard College juniors; Christian Humphries and RJ Everett.  Humphries and Everett worked with faculty mentors to submit applications for undergraduate research projects along with many other students across Kentucky, North…

Vasquez Awarded Rookie of the Week for Third Time in 2022

Freshman infielder Frankie Vasquez was selected as the USA South Conference Baseball Rookie of the Week for the third time this season after a big weekend as the Brevard College baseball team took two out of three from Covenant College. Vasquez, a first-year third baseman, went a combined 6-for-13 (.462) with a .533 on-base percentage…

Brevard College Vice President of Academic Affairs to Step Down

After 29 years of service to Brevard College, Dr. Scott Sheffield is stepping down from the position of Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty, and returning to the classroom as Professor of History after a well-deserved sabbatical. Dr. Sheffield has served as Vice President for the last 10 years with passion,…

Track & Field: Barker Earns Track Rookie of the Week Award after Big Weekend at SWU’s Gotta Run Invite

Sophomore sprinter Channing Barker has been selected as the USA South Conference Women’s Track & Field Track Rookie of the Week after a big individual showing this past weekend at the SWU Gotta Run Invite in Central, South Carolina. Barker, a first-year track athlete performed exceptionally in two events for the Tornados. In the 400-meter…

Singers Advance to National Round of Competition

Three Brevard College student singers participated in the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Mid-Atlantic Region Student Auditions held virtually March 9-19, 2022. These singers were selected to perform in this round of auditions by scoring in the top of their categories at the state level. The results for two of the three students…

Oehler Secures Third Consecutive Rookie of the Week Award from USA South

For the third consecutive week, freshman infielder Cale Oehler has been selected as the USA South Conference Baseball Rookie of the Week. Oehler, went a combined 6-for-13 (.462) with a .533 on-base percentage and a 1.000 slugging percentage to go along with five runs scored, six RBIs, one double, two home runs, and two walks as the…

Brevard College’s Cycling National Champs Presented with Commemorative Championship Jerseys

Brevard College Cycling student-athletes Tyler Clark, Erica Leonard and Tyler Orschel were honored with a special presentation of custom national championship jerseys to commemorate the combined six individual USA Cycling national titles won by the Tornados this past season.  The three Brevard College student-athletes, all hailing from Canada, were presented with jerseys that combined the…

Alumnus is Nationally Recognized Musician

Stefen “Christian” Hinkle ‘89, is a retired United States Army Musician who has performed nationally and internationally. He studied music at Brevard College and went on to the University of North Carolina Greensboro before enlisting in the Army to join the Premiere Band. A native of Mount Airy, NC, Christian has toured throughout the United…

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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