Articles from the year

Sheryl Vittitoe Named CFO, VP of Business Affairs

Belhaven University President Dr. Roger Parrott has named Sheryl S. Vittitoe as chief financial officer and vice president of business affairs.

New Faculty Add to University Academic Excellence

Belhaven welcomed nine new professors to the University. These top professors come from a variety of backgrounds and have a wealth of knowledge and...

CNN Names Belhaven University Commencement Speech Greatest of All Time

CNN recently selected a Belhaven University commencement address by artist Makoto Fujimura as one of the 17 greatest commencement speeches of all...

Belhaven Best Creative Writers To Read Their Works

Students from Belhaven Creative Writing Department and others in the University art community will showcase their works of fiction, poetry,...

DOXA Performance to Highlight Dance Students Choreography

DOXA Emerging Choreographers Concert 2021 is November 19-20 and will feature two nights of creative choreography and performances from emerging...

Belhaven 2021 Homecoming Weekend Scheduled for November

Reunions, recreation, and reminiscing are at the forefront of Belhaven Homecoming Weekend 2021.

Belhaven to Host Virtual Orientation for Transfer, Freshmen Students

On July 16, 2021, Belhaven University will host a virtual orientation for transfer and freshmen students who missed the previous event.

Symphony Orchestra to Highlight Music of Mendelssohn, Mozart

The University finest classical musicians will take the stage for the 2021 Belhaven Symphony Orchestra Concert on November 19, 7:30 p.m. in the...

Belhaven to Welcome Visitors to Fall Discover Days

Belhaven University will host two in-person and on-campus Discover Days this fall, September 24 and October 29, 2021.

Welcome Week to Launch New Academic Year

Belhaven Welcome Week is August 20-28 and will mark the beginning of the semester for new and returning students.

Two Gentlemen of Verona to Premiere at Belhaven University

Belhaven Theatre Department will present William Shakespeare Two Gentlemen of Verona, November 11-13, 18-20.

Phi Theta Kappa Names Belhaven to 2021 Transfer Honor Roll

For a third consecutive year, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (PTK) has nationally recognized Belhaven University for its commitment to transfer...

Spring Chapel To Host Speakers from Around the World

Belhaven University 2021 Spring Chapel will host speakers from around the world.

Silent Sky to Launch Spring Theatre Lineup

The Belhaven Theatre Department will present Silent Sky, the true story of 20th-century astronomer Henrietta Leavitt. Silent Sky will premiere...

Belhaven to Award Angie Thomas Scholarships to Hopeful Writers

Belhaven University is honoring well-known author Angie Thomas 11 by helping young aspiring writers in a major way.

Chemistry Majors Selected for Competitive Research Program

Four Belhaven University chemistry majors were selected for Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU), a highly competitive research program.

Belhaven University to Livestream 2021 Spring Commencement

Belhaven University will livestream its graduation ceremonies for families and friends who are unable to attend on Saturday, May 1, 2021.

U.S. News Awards Belhaven National Accolades in Several Categories

U.S. News & World Report honored Belhaven University with several national awards for its excellence in higher education.

Belhaven Releases Arts Ablaze Events for Semester

Belhaven University has announced its Arts Ablaze Spring 2021 events. This semester productions, concerts, and exhibitions will celebrate the arts

University Announces Fundraising Efforts for Stadium Operations and Media Center

Belhaven University has announced plans to construct the Belhaven Bowl Stadium Operations and Media Center.

Major Collaboration Leads to Maker Movement at Belhaven

Belhaven University is joining the maker movement through a major collaboration between its Art and Design Department and Mathematics and Computer...

PRSA Appoints William Moak to Renowned College of Fellows 2021

The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) has elected William D. Moak, Belhaven University Chair of Communications Department, into its...

Belhaven to Host MLK Event for Students

The Belhaven University Provost Office and Black Student Association are partnering to offer a simulcast event for students called, "Chasing...

Belhaven University Tartan Magazine 2021 Out Now

The newest issue of the Belhaven University Tartan Magazine is now available in print and online.

Belhaven University Names Assistant to the President for Special Projects

In addition to his current responsibilities at Belhaven University, Dr. Antwon Woods will take the role of Assistant to the President for Special...

Belhaven University Names New Vice President for Student Development

Belhaven University has appointed Dr. Shelley Smith to Vice President for Student Development

Senior Research Projects to Highlight Dance

Seniors from Belhaven Dance Department will present an evening of scholarship, lecture demonstrations, and creative-process discussions from the...

Alumna Donates High-Tech Robot to School of Nursing

Alumna and nurse Mary (Walt) Minor 78 gifted Belhaven School of Nursing a high-tech manikin that will give students a unique learning experience...

Belhaven University Builds Testing Center to Track COVID-19

Belhaven University has constructed its own COVID-19 testing center to track asymptomatic students, faculty, and staff.

New Exhibit to Feature Creative Works from Visual Art Majors

The annual Student Invitational Art Exhibition is the centerpiece of the year for Belhaven Visual Art Department, and showcases a variety of...

Music Alumna Named Concertmistress for Mississippi Symphony Orchestra

Belhaven University music alumna Shellie (Brown) Kemp 12 won a national audition to become concertmistress for the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra

Composers Concert XXV to Highlight New Music from Students

The Belhaven University Composers Forum will present an interactive concert of newly minted compositions and unique improvisations.

University is Searching for Young Writer to Award Full-Ride Scholarship

Belhaven University is honoring alumna Angie Thomas 11 by helping young aspiring writers in a major way.

Dance Department to Welcome New Professor

Kellis McSparrin Oldenburg will join Belhaven University Dance Department as Assistant Professor of Dance in August 2021.

Belhaven Chorale and Worship Choir to Collaborate for Concert

Belhaven Chorale and Worship Choirs are collaborating for a choral music concert November 13, 7:30 p.m. in the Center for the Arts Concert Hall.

Belhaven Partners with Envisage Global to Launch Continuing Education Initiative

In conjunction with a strategic alliance with Envisage Global, Belhaven University launched a new continuing education certificate and...

Belhaven President Named 10 Most Visionary Education Leaders of 2021

Belhaven University President Dr. Roger Parrott has been named among the 10 Most Visionary Education Leaders of 2021 by The Education Magazine.

Junior Day to Help High Schoolers with College Decision

A student junior year in high school is an important time to prepare for college. Belhaven University Junior Day, happening on Friday, April 16, is...

Belhaven University 89th Singing Christmas Tree to Kickoff Holiday Season

The 89th performance of Belhaven University Singing Christmas Tree is scheduled for December 3-4, 7:30 p.m. in the Belhaven Bowl Stadium.

Two Belhaven Students Earn Nationally Recognized PR Credentials

Belhaven University students Hillary Malvaney and Calli Moore are now part of select few to earn the prestigious Certificate in Principles of...

American Chemical Society Honors Student Chapter with Top Award

Belhaven student chapter of the American Chemical Society is one of only three institutions in Mississippi to earn the highest honor for the 2021...

String Chamber Orchestra to Showcase Classical Masterpieces

The Belhaven University String Chamber Orchestra will offer a colorful evening of masterworks by Dag Wiren, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, and Bela Bartok.

Belhaven University Needs Singers for the 89th Singing Christmas Tree

Belhaven University is sending an open invitation to join students, staff, faculty, and alumni on the 89th Belhaven Singing Christmas Tree.

Film Department Produces Series About School of Arts

Belhaven Film Production Department has created a video series highlighting news, events, students, and more happening in the School of the Arts.

Belhaven Professor Elected President of IACBE Southern Region Assembly

The International Accreditation Council of Business Education (IACBE) appointed Belhaven University professor Dr. Antwon Woods president of...

Dance Department to Present 2021 Spring Dance Concert

Belhaven University 2021 Spring Dance Concert will feature new choreography by dance faculty and guest artists.

Belhaven University Announces Move to USA South Conference

Belhaven University has accepted an invitation to join the USA South Conference and will begin competition in the fall of 2022.

Belhaven University Invites Parents to Virtual Information Session

Belhaven University Office of Admission is hosting a virtual parent information session on April 20 at 6:30 p.m.

Concert to Feature Best Musical Performances of Semester

The Belhaven Music Department will showcase some of the top student performances of the semester in one concert.

University Marked Academic Year with 2021 Service of Dedication

University faculty and staff celebrated the beginning of a new academic year during the Belhaven University 2021 Service of Dedication on...

Belhaven Summer and Fall Registration is Now Open

All Belhaven University students can now plan their 2021 Summer Semester.Traditional students can register for both summer and fall semesters.

Faculty Exhibition Incorporates Art, Design, and Board Games

An exhibition that incorporates art, design, and board games is set to open on Saturday, September 25.

Summer Discover Days to Welcome High Schoolers

Belhaven University will host two in-person and on-campus Discover Days this summer, June 28 and July 23, 2021.

Biology, Chemistry Major Wins Second Place for Research

Laela Evans, a junior chemistry and biological sciences major, earned second place in the 85th Mississippi Academy of Sciences Undergraduate...

Belhaven University Announces Winner of Angie Thomas Writers Scholarship 2021

New York Times best-selling author Angie Thomas surprised an unsuspecting creative writing student with news that she won a full-ride scholarship...

Exhibition to Feature Artwork from Three Seniors

Belhaven Senior Art Exhibition will showcase the works of visual art majors Sun-Jae Park, Anna Leonard, and Yumi Choy.

Free Concert to Showcase Sachs Piano Duo

Professor Emeritus of Music Dr. Stephen Sachs will share the stage with his wife and pianist Mrs. Carolyn R. Sachs for the Sachs Piano Duo concert.

Belhaven to Honor 2021 Alumni Award Winners at Homecoming

Belhaven University has announced the winners of its 2021 Alumni Awards.

New Students to Prepare for Year and Connect During Orientation

Belhaven University New Student Orientation is June 17-18, 2021, and these two days are designed to prepare incoming freshmen for their first year...

New Adaptation of Pride and Prejudice to Premiere at Belhaven University

Belhaven University Theatre Department will present a new adaptation of the classic Jane Austen novel "Pride and Prejudice."

New Art Exhibition to Showcase Senior Work

Belhaven Senior Art Exhibition will showcase the works of visual art majors Josie Taylor, Deja Harris, Bethany Morrison, and Shelby Laws.

Pianist Virtuoso to Perform Free Concert at Belhaven University

Expert pianist Fabio Menchetti will give a special performance at Belhaven Preston Chamber Music Series.

Blazer Selected to Represent All Mississippi Student Chapters on Healthcare Board

Mississippi American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) selected health administration major Cole Gaddy to serve on its board of directors

Homecoming Weekend and Family Weekend 2021 Scheduled for November

Reconnection and recreation are at the forefront of Belhaven Homecoming Weekend 2021 and Family Weekend 2021.

Belhaven to Host On-Campus Arts Discover Day

Belhaven University School of the Arts will host an on-campus Arts Discover Day on Friday, March 26, 2021.

2021 News

Belhaven Dance Department Host Discovery Day and Auditions

The Belhaven University Dance Department will host Dance Discover Day 2021 on Friday, February 19.

Fall Dance Concert 2021 to Premiere in November

Belhaven University Fall Dance Concert 2021 will showcase new choreography and include works from guest artists Kevin Jenkins, Frankie Lee Peterson...

New Exhibition to Showcase Three Senior Art Majors

Belhaven Senior Art Exhibition will showcase the works of visual art majors, Melissa Gentry, Hannah Gillis, and Sarah Guinn.

2021 Summer Events Happening at Belhaven University

Summer is here, and the Belhaven University Summer Events page is the source for the many activities happening on campus May through August of 2021.

Belhaven To Host Former Top Chick-Fil-A Executive for Career Webinar

Belhaven University will host a free career development webinar for students, alumni, and the community.

MFA Thesis and Senior Dance Concert to Showcase Choreography

Belhaven MFA Thesis and Senior Dance Concerts will showcase original choreography of several senior and graduate dance majors.

Discover Day to Highlight the Arts at Belhaven University

Belhaven University School of the Arts will host Arts Discover Day on Friday, November 12, 2021.

Welcome Week 2022 to Mark Beginning of Spring Semester

Belhaven Spring Welcome Week 2022 is January 7-15 and will mark the beginning of a new semester with a week of exciting events.

Belhaven to Host In-Person Graduation for Class of 2020 and 2021

Belhaven University will host an in-person graduation ceremony at the Mississippi Coliseum to celebrate its Class of 2020 and 2021.

The Art of Andy Young on Display at Belhaven

The Belhaven University Visual Art Department is hosting "pen·ti·men·to, The Art of Andy Young," January 11 - February 24...

Belhaven University to Honor Graduates at December 2021 Commencement

Two commencement ceremonies will honor Belhaven University graduates on Saturday, December 11 at Thalia Mara Hall.

Belhaven University Named a 2021 Great College to Work For

Belhaven University is one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to a new survey by the Great Colleges to Work For program.

Belhaven Orientation Day to Welcome Transfer Students

New transfer students will prepare for their first semester during Belhaven Transfer Orientation Day on May 28, 2021.

Belhaven Student Composers to Perform Free Concert

The Belhaven University Composers Forum will present two interactive concerts of newly-minted compositions and unique improvisations.

Belhaven University Celebrates the Completion of New Track and Field

Construction on the Belhaven University Track and Field is now complete, and student athletes can now train and compete on the state-of-the-art,...

Belhaven Alum Awarded for Skill and Work with Community

Belhaven University alum Brian Benn 18 is using his expertise in technology to serve others and was recently honored for his skill and selfless work.

Belhaven Hosts Spring Discover Days for Transfer Students

Belhaven University will host a Virtual Transfer Discover Day on February 12, 10 - 11:30 a.m.

Music Concert to Showcase Top Performances from Students

The Belhaven Music Department will showcase some of the top student performances in one concert.

Belhaven Dance Concert to Feature New Choreography

Belhaven Dance Ministry Ensemble and members of DOXA will present three nights of worship through dance, February 18-20.