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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 More

Elizabeth Spencer Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

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 More

2014 Belhaven University Honors Convocation

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 More

Advance Registration for May and Summer Classes

A 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 More

2014 Belhaven University Career Fair

The 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 More

2014 Belhaven Career Boot Camp

Career 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 More

Belhaven Welcomes Poet Catherine Pierce

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 More

Belhaven Awarded America’s 100 Best College Buys Title

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 More

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 More

Graduate School Fair and Majors Fair 2013

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 More

Belhaven University Named a College of Distinction

For 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 More

Belhaven Honors Convocation 2013

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 More

Faculty and Student Honored by Miss. Legislature

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

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 More

Belhaven Records Highest Enrollment in Its History

Belhaven 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 More

Honors Convocation Award Winners

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

Contact Information:
Dr. Don Hubele, department chair
601-968-5978
dhubele@belhaven.edu

In teaching writing, the English department functions to ensure competence in verbal expression and writing skills for students across the curriculum and into the post-collegiate career.