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Arts Discover Day 2014

Desribe Image HereArts Discover Day on November 14 will give future students a sneak peek into Belhaven University's thriving School of the Arts. This day is an important step for students deciding on a career in the arts  ... | Read More

Creative Writing Department Hosts Tony Woodlief

Belhaven University’s Creative Writing Department will host writer Tony Woodlief for a reading tonight from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the Student Center Theater.  Students, faculty, staff and the public are invited to attend this free event.  ... | Read More

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 More

Graduate School and Majors Fair

Belhaven’s annual Graduate School Fair on Thursday, October 23, is an opportunity for students to learn more and connect with graduate programs. ... | Read More

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

Creative Writing Students Win First-Place Awards

Two students from the Belhaven Creative Writing Department won first-place in this year’s Southern Literary Festival at the University of Mississippi on March 27-31. Jill Cromwell took ... | 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

Belhaven Named One of 33 Schools in the Nation Accredited in Four Arts

Belhaven University is one of only 33 institutions in the nation accredited in all four areas of the arts - visual art, music, theater, and dance. ... | 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

Arts Discover Day 2013

Arts Discover Day on November 15 is for potential students who want an introduction into Belhaven University's thriving School of the Arts. Sign up to get a full access pass and to learn more about the arts at Belhaven: ... | 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

Poet Julie Kane To Visit Belhaven

Poet Julie Kane will be visiting our campus on Monday, October 7 and will read some of her works as well as share her insight with students from Belhaven’s Creative Writing Department ... | Read More

Arts Ablaze 2013-2014

The arts are thriving at Belhaven University and every year our students and faculty showcase their talents in plays, dances, music, poetry, gallery exhibits and more. ... | 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

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

Arts Discover Day 2012

Arts Discover Day is October 26 and will give future students a sneak peek into Belhaven University's thriving School of the Arts. Learn more about the arts and get a full access pass ... | Read More

Belhaven Welcomes Award-Winning Poet, Sandra Beasley

The Creative Writing Department will host its ninth season of literary readings and workshops by professional writers. Sandra Beasley, an award-winning poet, is this years’ distinguished guest. ... | Read More

Arts Ablaze 2012-2013

This year will be another exciting year in the arts at Belhaven University and the Arts Ablaze Calendar has a complete listing of the many art events and show you where and when they are happening. ... | 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. Randall Smith, Director of Creative Writing
601-968-8996
rsmith@belhaven.edu

Belhaven University is the only Christian university in the US offering a
Bachelor of Fine Arts in creative writing and one of only
26 undergraduate institutions offering such a degree.