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Professor Wins Independent Publishing Award

The Waterhouse, a collection of short stories written by Brevard College Associate Professor of English Jubal Tiner, was recognized as a top regional fiction book in the 2013 Independent Publisher Regional and E-Book Awards (IPPY). The book – Dr. Tiner’s first– received a bronze for best Fiction in the Midwest in the prestigious competition. Launched in…
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Professor Publishes New Book

Brevard College Associate Professor of Ecology and Environmental Studies Dr. Robert Cabin has authored a book exploring the relationship between humans and nature through the lens of ecological restoration in Hawaii. Restoring Paradise: Rethinking and Rebuilding Nature in Hawaii, published by the University of Hawaii Press, investigates the challenges and opportunities associated with preserving and restoring…

Half Tuition Scholarship to Area High School Graduates

Brevard College recently announced that it will offer half tuition scholarships to high school graduates of Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, and Yancey Counties. “As part of Brevard College’s continued commitment to our community, we’re excited to be able to provide this educational…

Professor Wins Independent Publishing Award

The Waterhouse, a collection of short stories written by Brevard College Associate Professor of English Jubal Tiner, was recognized as a top regional fiction book in the 2013 Independent Publisher Regional and E-Book Awards (IPPY). The book – Dr. Tiner’s first– received a bronze for best Fiction in the Midwest in the prestigious competition. Launched in…

Professor Receives Award for Exemplary Teaching

Assistant Professor of Mathematics Kathryn Rasmussen was recently named the 2013 Brevard College recipient of the United Methodist Church Award for Exemplary Teaching. The award is presented annually to an outstanding, non-tenured faculty member who shows excellence in teaching; civility and concern for students and colleagues; commitment to value-centered education; and outstanding service to students, the…
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Alumnus Establishes Breanna McMahon Endowed Soccer Scholarship

Brevard College alumnus Dick Gardner ’69 has established The Breanna “Bree” McMahon Endowed Soccer Scholarship at Brevard College. The scholarship is in honor of BC rising senior “Bree” McMahon, an exercise science major who plays the position of goal keeper on the College’s women’s soccer team. “As an alumnus of Brevard College, I have a huge interest…

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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