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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…

Community Encouraged to Show BC Spirit During Homecoming Weekend

Brevard College’s Board of Visitors is encouraging local businesses and community members to show their BC spirit by wearing and displaying the College’s blue and white colors during Homecoming weekend, Oct. 25-27. Several hundred Brevard College alumni and friends will return to campus and town to celebrate the three-day event, which beginsFriday, Oct. 25 with the formal dedication…

Oct. 18: Jesselson/Fugo Duo in Concert

Brevard College will host a cello and piano performance by the Jesselson/Fugo Duo on Friday, Oct. 18 in the College’s Porter Center for Performing Arts. The 7:30 p.m. concert, which is free and open to the public, is part of the College’s new Guest Artist series this year. The duo consists of Dr. Robert Jesselson, a Carolina Distinguished Professor…

Oct. 21: Rural Academy Theatre Comes to Campus

The Rural Academy Theatre will come to Brevard College’s campus in horse pulled wagons on >Monday, Oct. 21 for a performance in the College’s Amphitheater, outside of the Porter Center for Performing Arts. The 7:30 p.m. performance is free and open to the public thanks to the generous support of the Brevard College Friends of Fine Arts (FOFA). In horse…

Tornados Cycling to Host Southeast Conference Championships

The Brevard College cycling team will host the Southeast Conference Championship October 19-20, with races at Adventure Village and on the College’s campus. Nearly 40 schools including Auburn, Clemson, Florida, Georgia Tech and BC-rival Mars Hill are expected to participate in the two-day event. Saturday’s events will be held at Adventure Village outside of Brevard, beginning at 9 a.m. with…

Oct. 10: Fall Choral Concert

The Brevard College Choirs will present their annual Fall Choral Concert on Thursday, October 10 in the College’s Porter Center for the Performing Arts. The 7:30 p.m. performance is free and open to the community. The concert will feature a wide variety of music, from Monteverdi to modern arrangements of Celtic songs. The program is set up as a ‘collage of…

BC Athlete Featured on ESPN

Brevard College women’s soccer redshirt senior Bree McMahon was featured in an article titled “McMahon Reaching for Dreams” on ESPNW written by Graham Hays Wednesday. In 2009, McMahon suffered a broken femur and lost her left leg in a tragic car accident. The article covers her story of recovery and triumph. CLICK HERE FOR STORY: Bree McMahon Reaching for Dreams
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Business Club Hosts Presentation by Art Fisher of Fisher Realty Oct. 3

The Brevard College Business Club (BC2) will host a presentation by Art Fisher of Fisher Realty on Thursday, Oct. 3 in room 125 of the College’s McLarty-Goodson Building. The 7 p.m. presentation titled, “A Close Look at America’s Volatile Real Estate Industry”, is free and open to the public. Fisher is the top producing realtor in Transylvania County, and one of the…

Oct. 3: Presentation on “Moonshining and NASCAR”

Brevard College’s Pastimes history club will host a presentation on “Moonshining and NASCAR” by UNC-Asheville Professor of History Dr. Dan Pierce on Thursday, Oct. 3. The 7 p.m. presentation, held in the College’s J.A. Jones Library, is free and open to the public. “Dr. Pierce is not only an engaging speaker,” says Dr. Margaret Brown, Pastimes advisor and a historian…

Sept. 26: Wind Ensemble Presents “Where Did You Go This Summer?”

The Brevard College Wind Ensemble will present a concert centered around the theme “Where Did You Go This Summer?” on Thursday, September 26 in the College’s Porter Center for Performing Arts. The program, which begins at 7:30 p.m., is free and the public is invited to attend. To put the audience in the travel mood, the concert will open with Nitro a…

Oct. 3-6: Theatre Studies Presents Elephant Graveyard

The Brevard College Theatre Studies Department will present the winner of the 2008 Keene Prize for Literature, Elephant’s Graveyard by George Brant, October 3 – 6 in the Morrison Playhouse of the College’s Porter Center for Performing Arts. Elephant’s Graveyard is based on the true story of the 1916 Elephant hanging in Erwin, Tennessee. When a traveling circus comes to…

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