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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

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 History Professor Authors New Book

Dr. Paul Waibel, Professor of History, will release his new book, Twentieth-Century Europe: A Brief History, on March 4, 2014. His book is a survey of the most significant themes and political events that shaped ... | 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

Dr. Phillips Receives Mississippi Humanities Teacher Award

Dr. Stephen Phillips, Associate Professor of History and Political Science, was honored with the 2013 Humanities Teacher Award. Dr. Phillips will be giving a public presentation ... | 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

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

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

Contact Information:
Dr. Wes Busbee, Department Chair
601-968-5982
wbusbee@belhaven.edu

The study of history is an effort to understand past human experiences and to interpret their meaning for the present and the future. Rather than merely a recollection of facts, it involves an examination of peoples' decisions and value systems.