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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…

Aug.30-31: Brevard SECCC Mountain Bike Race

Saturday, August 30 Location: Adventure Village, 129 Israel Road, Brevard, NC 28712 9:00 AM –  Men’s B, C, and Women’s B cross country (1 minute start gaps) 11:30 AM –  Men’s and Women’s A cross country (1 minute start gaps) 1:30 PM –  Dual Slalom-All categories*  *10:00-1:00 PM –  Dual Slalom practice 3:00-6:00 PM –  Downhill practice** Sunday, August 31   Location for morning…

Faculty Member Hosts Asheville Composer’s Concert July 21

Brevard College faculty member Jason DeCristofaro will host the Asheville Composer’s Concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday July 21 at St Matthias Episcopal Church in Asheville. The concert is free to the public, with a suggested $10 donation. DeCristofaro created the concert in 2010. Since then, it has become an annual tradition, featuring local composers in Asheville and Western North Carolina. Two of…

Space Still Available for Brevard College Campus Adventures

This is the last week to register for Brevard College’s upcoming Campus Adventures Summer Enrichment Experience for young children. The Campus Adventures program, which runs from 8:30 a.m. to noon from July 22-26 on the Brevard College campus, provides an educational opportunity for motivated students who are entering grades one through six, who want to participate in the…
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Brevard College Announces New Faculty

Brevard College is pleased to announce the hiring of two new faculty members for the upcoming fall semester. Dr. Caroline Mann has been named the College’s new Assistant Professor of Psychology, while Andrea Boccanfuso will serve a visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre. Dr. Caroline Mann Dr. Mann comes to Brevard College from the University of North Carolina…
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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…

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