English Department News

U.S. News and World Report Name Belhaven Best Value 2019

U.S. News and World Report Name Belhaven Best Value 2019U.S. News and World Report awarded Belhaven the prestigious title of 2019 Best Value for Regional Universities. ... | Read Full Article

October Discover Day Planned for High Schoolers

Discover Day October 2018The University’s next Discover Day of the semester is October 19, 2018. ... | Read Full Article

Mississippi’s Most Selective College is Belhaven

Most Selective 2018 Belhaven University is Mississippi’s Most Selective College according to Business Insider. ... | Read Full Article

U.S. News Honors Belhaven with Best Regional University Award

U.S. News Best Regional 2018U.S. News & World Report released their 2019 Best Colleges list and awarded Belhaven University a top ranking for best regional university in the South. ... | Read Full Article

Eight New Professors Begin First Semester at Belhaven

New Faculty 2018Belhaven welcomed eight new professors to the University. These top professors come from a variety of backgrounds and have a wealth of knowledge ... | Read Full Article

Belhaven Releases New Issue of Tartan Magazine

Belhaven Tartan 2018The newest issue of the Belhaven University Tartan Magazine is now available in a digital format. ... | Read Full Article

Belhaven Honored Among National Colleges of Distinction

2018-2019 College of DistinctionBelhaven was awarded the title 2018-2019 College of Distinction for its continued dedication to quality higher education. ... | Read Full Article

2018 Welcome Week to Launch New Semester at Belhaven

Welcome Week 2018Belhaven’s Welcome Week is August 24, 2018, and will kick-off the semester for new freshmen and transfer students with a week packed full of exciting events. ... | Read Full Article

Belhaven Transfer Orientation Day to Welcome Students

transfer orientation 2018New transfer students will prepare for their first semester during Belhaven’s Transfer Orientation Day on June 4, 2018. ... | Read Full Article

Belhaven To Host High School Juniors

Junior Day 2018High school juniors and their parents are invited to Belhaven University’s Junior Day on Friday, April 13, 2018. ... | Read Full Article

High School Students Discover Belhaven College Life

Discover Day 2018The University’s next Discover Day of the semester is March 2, 2018. This special day is set aside for interested high school students who will get an inside look into college life at Belhaven. ... | Read Full Article

Poet Catherine Pierce To Give Insight on Writing

Catherine Pierce The Belhaven Creative Writing Department will host poet Catherine Pierce for a reading of her published works, February 26 at 5:00 p.m. in the Student Center Theatre. ... | Read Full Article

Belhaven Earns Two Awards for Christian Higher Education

Two Christian Higher Education Awards Earned by BelhavenBelhaven University was honored with two notable awards for its dedication to Christian higher education. ... | Read Full Article

Belhaven Named National, State College of Distinction

college of distinction 2017-18By demonstrating continued dedication to quality educational practices, Belhaven University has been named a national and state 2017-2018 College of Distinction. ... | Read Full Article

Belhaven Named One of America’s 100 Best College Buys

Belhaven Named One of 100 Best College Buys in AmericaBelhaven University is one of only a 100 universities in the country to receive the distinction of America’s 100 Best College Buys. ... | Read Full Article

Distinguished Novelist Visits Belhaven for Writer Series

Michael Farris SmithThe Belhaven English Department will host novelist Michael Farris Smith for a reading of his published works and works in progress on September 25, 5:00 p.m. ... | Read Full Article

Students Recognized for Special Achievements

Students Recognized for Special AchievementsOn May 12, the annual Belhaven Baccalaureate Service celebrated the special achievements of graduating seniors. ... | Read Full Article

The Brogue Spotlights Fine Arts at Belhaven

The Brogue 2016The 2016 issue of The Brogue is now available online. ... | Read Full Article

Acclaimed Author Shares Writing Tips with Students

Acclaimed Author Shares Writing Tips with StudentsThe Belhaven English Department has invited novelist Michael Farris Smith to the University for a reading of his latest book, Rivers and Desperation Road, on March 2, 4:15 p.m. ... | Read Full Article

Guest Scholar to Lecture on Tolstoy Family

Describe Image HereThe Belhaven University English Department, along with Belhaven’s chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, will host a special lecture by Dr. Michael R. Katz, distinguished scholar and acclaimed translator ... | Read Full Article

Advance Registration: October 27 - 31

Before you know it Belhaven’s 2015 Spring Semester will be here. Advance Registration will be held October 27 - 31 and will help you plan your spring, summer or fall 2015 semester at Belhaven University. ... | Read Full Article

Belhaven Named College of Distinction

Desribe Image HereBelhaven University was honored for the fifth consecutive year as a College of Distinction. The 2014-2015 College of Distinction designation is given to select schools to honor  ... | Read Full Article

Elizabeth Spencer Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

English Image Thumbnail Elizabeth Spencer (’42), a revered Southern author and Belhaven alumna, won the Rea Award for lifetime achievement in short fiction along with $30,000. The 92-year-old Spencer is still writing and was honored ... | Read Full Article

2014 Belhaven University Honors Convocation

English Image Thumbnail The Belhaven University Honors Convocation awarded some of the highest academic honors to the year's top performing students on April 15, 2014 at the Center for the Arts Concert Hall. ... | Read Full Article

Advance Registration for May and Summer Classes

English Image ThumbnailA new academic term is quickly approaching and that means advance registration for May and summer classes will open on the week of March 24-28. Get an early start on planning your next term ... | Read Full Article

2014 Belhaven University Career Fair

English Image ThumbnailThe 2014 Belhaven Career Fair is this Thursday, February 27 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Student Center. This career fair draws top employers in the Jackson area and statewide ... | Read Full Article

2014 Belhaven Career Boot Camp

English Image ThumbnailCareer Services is hosting its annual Belhaven Career Boot Camp for our traditional students on February 13 in the Student Center. This year’s boot camp will host ... | Read Full Article

Belhaven Welcomes Poet Catherine Pierce

English Image Thumbnail The Belhaven Creative Writing Department will welcome poet Catherine Pierce on campus January 27, 5:30 p.m. in the Student Center Theater. Pierce is the author of three books of poetry ... | Read Full Article

Belhaven Awarded America’s 100 Best College Buys Title

English Image Thumbnail Belhaven University is one of only a 100 universities in the country that received the distinction of America’s 100 Best College Buys. This is the eleventh consecutive year Belhaven was recognized for its ... | Read Full Article

Belhaven Ranked A Top Regional University in the South

U.S. News & World Report ranked Belhaven University a top regional university in the South on the 2014 Best Colleges list. Dr. Roger Parrott, President of Belhaven University, said, “We are ... | Read Full Article

Graduate School Fair and Majors Fair 2013

English Image Thumbnail Belhaven’s annual Graduate School Fair on Thursday, October 24 is an opportunity for students to learn more and connect with graduate programs. The Majors Fair is the newest addition ... | Read Full Article

Belhaven University Named a College of Distinction

English Image ThumbnailFor a fourth year, Belhaven University was honored as a College of Distinction for the 2013-2014 school year. The College of Distinction designation is given to select schools to honor ... | Read Full Article

Belhaven Honors Convocation 2013

English Image Thumbnail Belhaven University's Honors Convocation awarded some of the highest academic honors to the year's top performing students on April 9, 2013 at the Center for the Arts Concert Hall. ... | Read Full Article

Faculty and Student Honored by Miss. Legislature

English Image ThumbnailThe Higher Education Appreciation Day, Working for Academic Excellence (HEADWAE) honored Belhaven’s Rose Mary Foncree, Associate Professor of English and Allison Kalehoff, senior ... | Read Full Article

Foncree Receives Mississippi Humanities Teacher Award

Mrs. Rose Mary Foncree, Associate Professor of English, is the 2012 winner of the Mississippi Humanities Council Teacher Award. This award recognizes the contribution of humanities faculty at each ... | Read Full Article

Belhaven Records Highest Enrollment in Its History

English Image ThumbnailBelhaven University’s fall enrollment shattered all previous records with a total of 3,725 students across all seven campuses. This is an increase of 433 students over last year, and a one-year jump over 13%. ... | Read Full Article

Honors Convocation Award Winners

English Image Thumbnail Belhaven University's Annual Honors Convocation awarded some of the highest academic honors to the year's top performing students on April 10. ... | Read Full Article