2022 News

Articles from the year

Art Exhibition to Feature the Works of Addison Whitner

The works of visual art and design major Addison Whitner will be featured at the Senior Fine Art Exhibition, October 8-29.

Interactive Simulation Reveals Impacts of Poverty to Belhaven Students

Belhaven University students took part in an immersive experience to build empathy and expose the impacts of poverty.

Belhaven B52 Film Challenge Recognized Aspiring Filmmakers

Belhaven University Film Production Department hosted film makers from across the south to take part in the B52 Film Challenge 2022.

Dance Ministry Ensemble Concert to Feature New Choreography

Belhaven Dance Ministry Ensemble and members of DOXA, a student-run dance club, will present three nights of worship through dance, February 10-12...

A Night of Worship to Showcase Inspirational Music

Belhaven Chorale, Worship Choir, and Wind Ensemble will join for a special concert called "A Night of Worship" at Christ United Methodist...

U.S. News Awards Top Honors to Belhaven Online Program

U.S. News & World Report awarded national honors to Belhaven University Online.

The Music Department to Present Best of Belhaven Showcase

The Belhaven Music Department will showcase the top student performances of the semester on Monday, November 21, 7:30 p.m. in the Center for the...

Belhaven Student Named Winner of America Miss Sweetheart Scholarship Pageant

Belhaven University psychology major Olivia Bonds has been named America Miss Sweetheart 2022-23.

Two Discover Days Scheduled for Fall Semester

Belhaven University will host two Discover Days this fall, September 23 and October 21, 2022.

Nominations for 2022 Belhaven University Alumni Awards Now Open

Belhaven University is now accepting nominations for the 2022 Belhaven Alumni Awards.

Concert to Feature Music of Two Belhaven Student Composers

The Student Composers Concert XXVII is Tuesday, November 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the Center for the Arts Instrumental Rehearsal Hall.

LeFleur Piano Trio to Return to Belhaven for Encore Concert

The LeFleur Piano Trio, first heard at Belhaven last year, will return for an encore performance on Tuesday, February 22 at 7:30 p.m. in the Center...

Alumna Bailey Hughes to Showcase New Visual Art

Belhaven Guest Artist Exhibition will showcase the works of visual artist and alumna Bailey Hughes 18.

Belhaven University Releases 2022 Summer Events

Summer is here, and the Belhaven University Summer Events page is the source for all activities happening on campus May through August of 2022.

Belhaven 2022 Homecoming and Family Weekend Set for October

Alumni, students, parents, and families will share memories, build new traditions, enjoy special events, and reunite during Belhaven 2022...

New Student Orientation to Prepare Freshmen for First Year

Belhaven New Student Orientation is June 16-17, 2022. These two days are designed to prepare incoming freshmen for their first year at Belhaven...

Three Major Awards Highlight Belhaven Commitment to Higher Education

Colleges of Distinction, a national guide for college-bound students, has awarded Belhaven University three major awards for its commitment to...

Top Honors Awarded to Belhaven Business, Education, and Nursing Programs

Colleges of Distinction recognized Belhaven University School of Nursing, School of Business, and School of Education for their quality programs,...

Belhaven Alum Elected Vice President of Mississippi Young Bankers Council

Belhaven University alum Gage Walker 98 was elected to serve as vice president of the Mississippi Young Bankers (MYB)

The Arts to Take Center Stage at 2022 Collaborative Concert

Students from Belhaven University School of the Arts have produced a special concert that will feature collaborative works from the dance, music,...

Faculty Recital to Showcase Vocal Duets, Renaissance to Romantic Era

Two music professors will take the stage for a night of vocal duets on Thursday, September 22.

Belhaven Chorale and Vocal Chamber Choir to Perform Concert

Belhaven Chorale and Vocal Chamber Ensemble will host a special concert November 15, 7:30 p.m. in the Center for the Arts Concert Hall.

Collegiate Conference of the South Approved by NCAA, Following USA South Separation

Nine member institutions of the USA South Athletic Conference (USAS) have officially formed and have been approved by the NCAA as a new Division...

Four Visual Art Majors Will Showcase New Works

Beginning Saturday, March 12, Belhaven Senior Art Exhibition will showcase the works of visual art majors Danica Loya, Abigail Pierce, and Eun Jin...

Pianist, Composer Scott Carrell to Perform at Belhaven University

Acclaimed pianist and composer Scott Carrell will perform a special concert on January 29, 7:30 p.m.

Belhaven 2022 Summer and Fall Registration is Now Open

All Belhaven University students can now plan their 2022 Summer and Fall Semester.

Fall Discover Day to Highlight the Arts at Belhaven

Belhaven University School of the Arts will host Arts Discover Day on Friday, November 4, 2022.

University Dance Department to Welcome Samantha Shelton

Belhaven University Dance Department will welcome Samantha Shelton as Associate Professor of Dance in August 2022.

Spring Discover Day 2022 to Host High School Students

Belhaven University Spring Discover Day is April 1, 2021, and high school students will get an inside look into college life at Belhaven.

University Invites High School Students To STEM Discover Day

Belhaven STEM Discover Day on February 18, 2022 and will showcase the University thriving science disciplines.

The 90th Belhaven Singing Christmas Tree is Coming in December

The 90th performance of Belhaven University Singing Christmas Tree is scheduled for December 2-3, 7:30 p.m. in the Belhaven Bowl Stadium.

Belhaven to Welcome Freshmen and Transfers to Orientation

Belhaven University will host a new student orientation for incoming transfer and freshmen students on Friday, July 22.

Belhaven University Introduces Three New High-Demand Degrees

Belhaven University is now offering three high-demand, skill-focused majors through a partnership with an innovative nationwide consortium of over...

School of the Arts to Welcome Visiting Students

Belhaven University School of the Arts will host Arts Discover Day on Friday, February 11, 2022.

Career Fair 2022 to Host Employers and Post-Graduate Institutions

Belhaven will welcome employers and post graduate educators for the 2022 Belhaven University Career Fair, happening Thursday, March 24 at 9:30 a.m....

Nursing Professor Selected for Leadership Fellowship Program

The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) selected Associate Professor Dr. Tina D. McDyess to participate in the 2022-2023 Elevating...

National Awards Highlight Belhaven Advances in Higher Education

Colleges of Distinction, a national guide for college-bound students, awarded Belhaven University three major awards for its commitment to higher...

Belhaven University to Welcome Transfer Students During Orientation Day

New transfer students will prepare for their first semester during Belhaven Transfer Orientation Day on May 20, 2022.

Nursing Major Serves on Surgery Team in Malawi, Africa

School of Nursing senior Emily Easterling traveled to Lumbadzi, Malawi with a team of physicians and nurses to provide locals with essential...

Spring Dance Concert 2022 to Showcase New Choreography

Belhaven University 2022 Spring Dance Concert will feature new choreography by dance faculty and guest artists.

New Faculty Add to Belhaven University Academic Excellence

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

Phi Theta Kappa Awards Belhaven University 2022 Transfer Honor Roll

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

Senior Exhibition to Feature Artwork from Brannon and Shin

Belhaven University Senior Art Exhibition will showcase the works of visual art and design majors Amelia Brannon and Nahyeon Shin.

Student Composers Concert To Spotlight Belhaven Music Makers

The interactive Student Composers Concert XXVI is April 5, 7:30 p.m. at the Center for the Arts Concert Hall and will feature new compositions

Belhaven University Release Spring 2022 Arts Ablaze Events

Belhaven University has announced its Arts Ablaze Spring 2022 events.

Welcome Week to Launch New Semester at Belhaven University

Belhaven Welcome Week is August 18-27 and will mark the beginning of the semester for new and returning students with a week of exciting events.

Mississippi Professional Educators Honored Belhaven University Student

Mary Koering, an education major at Belhaven University, is the recipient of a 2022 Linda Anglin Teacher Preparation Scholarship

Belhaven University Earns Prestigious Carnegie Classification

Belhaven University is now in an elite group of institutions that have earned a "Doctoral/Professional University" status by the Carnegie...

All-State Strings Festival Concert to Feature Mississippi Instrumentalist

Mississippi string students from around the state will perform for the All-State Strings Festival Concert March 26, 3 p.m. in the Center for the...

Belhaven University to Honor Graduates at December 2022 Commencement

Two commencement ceremonies will honor Belhaven University graduates on Saturday, December 10 at Thalia Mara Hall.

Computer Science Major Sam Williams Selected by NASA for Internship

NASA is utilizing the expertise of Belhaven University computer science major Sam Williams.

DOXA Dance Concerts to Highlight Emerging Choreographers

DOXA Emerging Choreographers Concert 2022 is November 18-19 and will feature two nights of creative choreography and performances from emerging...

Belhaven Symphony Orchestra to Showcase Finnish Composer Sibelius

Belhaven finest classical musicians will take the stage for a masterful orchestra concert on Friday, November 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the Center for the...

Nursing Major Awarded Highly Competitive Scholarship

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) chose nursing major Jordan Crosby for a highly competitive scholarship.

Belhaven Student Honored with Prestigious Nursing Award

The Mississippi Nurses Foundation selected Belhaven University nursing student Meggan Mickle as the recipient of the 2022 Oneita Dongieux Award for...

Special Program to Award Scholarships for Visiting Belhaven

Belhaven University announced the Be Our Guest program for both high school seniors and transfer students.

Symphony Orchestra to Fill the Night with Music

Belhaven finest classical musicians will take the stage for a masterful orchestra and strings concert March 25 at 7:30 p.m.

Belhaven Releases New Arts Ablaze Fall 2022 Schedule

Belhaven University has announced its Arts Ablaze Fall 2022 events.

University President to Host Opportunity Leadership Webinar for Alumni

Belhaven University President Dr. Roger Parrott will host the Opportunity Leadership Webinar April 26, 3 p.m. for alumni.

Junior Day to Help High Schoolers with College Choice

Belhaven University Junior Day, happening on Friday, April 8, is a day of focus for juniors and their parents.

Poet Adam Vines to Lead Writing Event at Belhaven University

Belhaven Creative Writing Department will host poet Adam Vines for a reading of his published works on Monday, March 14 at 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. in...

Rev. Jasper Bacon Awarded Honorary Doctorate at Commencement

Belhaven University President Dr. Roger Parrott awarded an honorary Doctorate of Christian Ministries to Rev. Jasper Bacon at the University...

2022 News

New Theatre Season Begins with The Spitfire Grill

Belhaven Theatre Department will present The Spitfire Grill, September 29 - October 8, at the Center for the Arts Blackbox Theatre.

University Announces Winner of 2022 Angie Thomas Scholarship

Author and producer Angie Thomas surprised an unsuspecting high school senior with news that she won a full-ride scholarship to her alma mater,...

Majors Fair 2022 to Help Students Who Want to Change/Add Degree

Belhaven will host its annual Majors Fair on Thursday, October 6, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Performance to Showcase New Choreography from Guest Artists

Belhaven University Fall Dance Concert 2022 will showcase new choreography by dance faculty and guest artist.

Guest Artists West and Partridge to Host Exhibit and Masterclass

Belhaven Art and Design Department will feature the work of visiting artists David West and Jarrod Partridge for a special exhibition, November 11...

Senior Dance Majors to Present their Journey of Dance

Senior dance majors will present an evening of scholarship, lecture demonstrations, and creative process discussions from the field of dance on...

Belhaven University to Award Angie Thomas Scholarships to Hopeful Writers

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

2022 Senior Dance Concert to Showcase Breadth of Studies

Belhaven Senior Dance Concerts will showcase original choreography of several seniors.

2022 Student Art and Design Exhibition to Feature New Creative Works

The 2022 Annual Student Art and Design Exhibition is the centerpiece of the year for Belhaven Visual Art Department and showcases a variety of...

Mississippi Humanities Award Presented to Dr. Jonathan Koefoed

Associate Professor of History and Director of the Honors Program Dr. Jonathan Koefoed was awarded the prestigious 2022 Mississippi Humanities...

Belhaven President Authors Book Defining a Fresh Model of Leadership

A host of significant Christian leaders are praising a new book released by Belhaven University President Dr. Roger Parrott.

Belhaven University Names Hooey Alumni Relations Director

Martha Howell Hooey 10 will take the lead as Belhaven University new Director of Alumni Relations.

Belhaven University Announces Seven New Academic Offerings

Belhaven University is launching seven new academic offerings that will be available for new and continuing students.

Belhaven University to Celebrate Graduating Class of 2022

Belhaven University 2022 Spring Commencement is on Saturday, April 30 at 9:30 a.m. and will celebrate the Class of 2022.

Comedic Play The Twelve-Pound Look To Premiere at Belhaven

The Belhaven Theatre Department will present "The Twelve-Pound Look," a comedic play by the author of "Peter Pan" J.M. Barrie.

Belhaven Announces Annual Elizabeth Spencer Writing Awards

Belhaven University will honor renowned writer and alum Elizabeth Spencer 41 by awarding four annual scholarships to creative writing and English...

Colleges of Distinction Honored Belhaven Programs for Quality

Colleges of Distinction awarded top honors to Belhaven University School of Nursing, School of Business, and School of Education for their quality...

Belhaven University Announces 2022 Alumni Award Winners

Belhaven University has announced the winners of its 2022 Alumni Awards.

Best of Belhaven Concert to Feature Music Awards and Performances

The Belhaven Music Department will showcase some of the top student performances of the semester and present music awards to several talented music...