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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…

Alumnus is Doctor of Management, Law Enforcement Educator, and Organizational Leadership Professional

Raised in Newark, New Jersey, Dr. Shaun Ward moved south to pursue new opportunities and eventually attended Brevard College in 1997. During his time as a student, Ward became a mentee of Stan Jacobson, the current Director of Safety, Security, and Risk Management at the college. Through Stan’s guidance and mentorship, Shaun completed an internship…

Tahmassebi Elevated to Women’s Lacrosse Offensive Coordinator/Recruiting Coordinator

Roya Tahmassebi has been named Women’s Lacrosse Assistant Coach, Offensive Coordinator/Recruiting Coordinator at Brevard College, announced Head Coach Kristin Rosato. “Roya’s dedication to the program and to our student-athletes is superb and well deserving of this promotion,” said Rosato. “Roya has ignited new energy into our program, while maintaining her coaching philosophy of ‘keeping it simple.’  Roya’s growth in…

Senior and Double Major has Career Opportunities After Graduation

Senior KC Collins is highly engaged on campus as a double major in Wilderness Leadership and Experiential Education (WLEE) and Environmental Studies with minors in Geology and Ecology. From Marietta, GA KC is also a midfielder on the BC Tornados Women’s Lacrosse team. She received 1st Team West Division from USA South in the 2021…

Taylor Hannah Named Brevard College Assistant Softball Coach

Taylor Hannah has been named Assistant Coach for the Brevard College Softball program, announced BC Head Softball Coach Bre Shearin. “I am extremely excited for Taylor to join the BC softball staff,” said Shearin. “Her high softball IQ is going to help develop our players at a fast rate. Taylor’s presence will make practices smoother…

Women’s Volleyball 2022 Season Schedule

“As a team, we are looking forward to what we can accomplish in the 2022 season with many familiar opponents,” commented Head Coach Anna Grant. “With the new conference alignment we will face several teams we’ve seen before during our non-conference play in previous seasons, but now we will have the chance to see them…

Student Spotlight: Timiah McGhee

Brevard College Junior Timiah McGhee is a Business and Organizational Leadership (BORG) major and Criminal Justice minor. From Dover, Delaware, Timiah plans to attend law school to become a criminal defense attorney. When she found Brevard, she was looking for a college far away from home in order to establish her independence and one where…

Noah Reisig Named Head Athletic Trainer at Brevard College

Noah Reisig has been named Head Athletic Trainer at Brevard College, announced BC Director of Athletics Myranda Nash. “We are extremely excited to have Noah Reisig in his new role as Head Athletic Trainer for the Tornados,” said Nash.  “In this past year, Noah has proven to be an exceptional athletic trainer who leads by…

Vasquez Wins Rookie of the Year; Three Tornados Earn All-Division Honors from USA South

Freshman infielder Frankie Vasquez was voted as the USA South Conference Baseball Rookie of the Year, while three Brevard College baseball student-athletes were selected to the USA South West Division Second Team. Vasquez, becomes the second consecutive Tornado to secure Rookie of the Year honors from the USA South with BC outfielder Logan Clark earning…

White Earns First Team All-Conference as Three Tornados Honored by USA South

Graduate infielder Emily White was selected to the USA South Conference Softball All-Conference First Team, as three Brevard College softball student-athletes earned postseason honors from the USA South. White earned All-Conference First Team honors as well as a selection onto the West Division First Team. Junior infielder Mikayla Morgan was voted onto the West Division…

Trio of Tornados Secure All-Sportsmanship Honors in Men’s & Women’s Lacrosse and Women’s Tennis

Senior men’s lacrosse student-athlete Evan Francois, junior women’s lacrosse student-athlete Meredith Brown, and junior women’s tennis student-athlete Brooke Garland all represented Brevard College in their respective sports on the 2022 USA South Conference All-Sportsmanship Teams. Francois, a senior attacker, concluded his Tornado career by playing in all 14 contests for BC men’s lacrosse in 2022,…

McGee Voted West Division First Team as Men’s Tennis Earn Postseason Awards

Junior Brevard College men’s tennis student-athlete Ethan McGee was selected to the USA South Conference Men’s Tennis West Division First Team as two BC men’s tennis student-athletes earned USA South postseason awards following the conclusion of the 2021-22 campaign. McGee, was selected to the West Division First Team after a successful individual campaign that also included a…

Alumnus has Career as Hydrogeologist in New Zealand

Alumnus Nick Jowsey `15 grew up in Auckland, New Zealand and came to Brevard to join the BC Tornados cycling team. During his senior year, he landed a professional cycling contract and graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Natural Science and Interdisciplinary Studies, Geology/ Earth Science. Nick went on to earn…

Women’s Tennis Concludes Successful Season in Quarterfinals of USA South Tournament

The women’s tennis team (11-12) concluded its successful 2021-22 season on Thursday afternoon, falling 9-0 to Averett University (12-4) in the Quarterfinals of the 2022 USA South Conference Women’s Tennis Tournament, held at the Rome Tennis Center on the campus of Berry College in Rome, Georgia. The Cougars took an early 3-0 lead after doubles action before…

Assistant Director of Campus Visit Experiences Earning Degree in Religion and Philosophy 

Jamie Woody is the Assistant Director of Campus Visit Experiences at Brevard College, responsible for coordinating all aspects of prospective student visits from individual campus visits to Admissions events attended by hundreds of people such as Visitation Day, Scholarship Day, and Student Orientation, Advising, and Registration, known as “SOAR.” Jamie, who previously worked as a…

Student-Athletes Honored at 2021-22 BESPYs

The Department of Athletics hosted the 2021-22 “BESPYs”, the college’s annual Athletic Awards on Monday, April 25 at the Boshamer Gymnasium.  It marked the first in-person BESPYs awards banquet since the Spring of 2019. The BESPYs were presented by the Brevard College Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) with the SAAC Executive Board serving as MC’s…

 17 Tornados Named USA Cycling Academic All-Stars for School Record

A school-record 17 Brevard College Cycling student-athletes have been named USA Cycling Collegiate Academic All-Stars for the Fall 2021 season. To achieve Academic All-Star status, student-athletes had to compete in a USA Cycling collegiate event and maintain a 3.5 or higher GPA for that semester.  In the Fall 2021 semester, the Tornados competed in several…

College Hosts Looking Glass Writers’ Conference with New Program for Young Writers

The 2022 Looking Glass Rock Writers’ Conference features award-winning faculty members, Alison Hawthorne Deming, Aimee Nezhukumatahil, and Crystal Wilkinson, who will guide conference attendees through nonfiction, poetry, and fiction writing workshops that explore “A Sense of Place.” The conference is sponsored by Brevard College and the Transylvania County Library Foundation. Founded in 2016, the Looking…

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