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Belhaven College
Motto Non Ministari Sed Ministare (To Serve, Not to Be Served)
Established 1883
Type Private
President Roger Parrott
Faculty 49 full-time
Undergraduates 1428
Location Jackson, Mississippi, Mississippi, United States
Mascot Blazers
Affiliations Presbyterian
Website http://www.belhaven.edu/


Belhaven College is a college in Jackson, Mississippi that was founded by the Presbyterian Church (USA) but that is independently run by a Board of Trustees. It is a private college whose tuition currently runs about $7000 per semester plus about $3500 for room and board. The school sponsors intercollegiate athletic teams which compete in the NAIA's Mid-South Conference in football and the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference in other sports. A motto (from Italian) is a phrase or a short list of words meant formally to describe the general motivation or intention of an entity, social group, or organization. ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... 1883 (MDCCCLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... University President is the title of the highest ranking officer within a university, within university systems that prefer that appellation over other variations such as Chancellor or rector. ... A faculty is a division within a university. ... In some educational systems, undergraduate education is post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelors degree. ... Nickname: The Best of the New South; The Bold, New City Coordinates: Country United States State Mississippi County Hinds Founded 1822 Mayor Frank Melton Area    - City 276. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... A mascot, originally a fetish-like term for any person, animal, or thing supposed to bring luck, is now something—typically an animal or human character—used to represent a group with a common public identity, such as a school, professional sports team (the name often corresponds with the mascot... Presbyterianism is part of the Reformed churches family of denominations of Christian Protestantism based on the teachings of John Calvin which traces its institutional roots to the Scottish Reformation, especially as led by John Knox. ... This page as shown in the AOL 9. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Nickname: The Best of the New South; The Bold, New City Coordinates: Country United States State Mississippi County Hinds Founded 1822 Mayor Frank Melton Area    - City 276. ... Emblem of the PC(USA) The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) or PC(USA) is a mainline Protestant Christian denomination in the United States. ... The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (better known as the NAIA) traces its roots to the National Association of Intercollegiate Basketball. ... The Mid-South Conference (or MSC) is an athletic conference affiliated with the NAIA. Member institutions are located in Kentucky, Tennessee, and Virginia. ...


Belhaven College is nationally accredited by both the National Association of Schools of Art and Design[1] and the National Association of Schools of Music.[2] Generally, accreditation is the process by which a facility becomes officially certified as providing services of a reasonably good quality, so that the public can trust in the quality of its services. ... National Association of Schools of Art and Design, known as NASAD for short, is an organisation of colleges, schools and universities. ... The National Association of Schools of Music, NASM, was founded in 1924 and is an accreditor for schools for post-high school education. ...


Notable Alumni

The Light in the Piazza is a novella by Elizabeth Spencer, later made into a 1962 feature film starring Olivia de Havilland, George Hamilton, and Yvette Mimieux. ... John Brady (born September 17, 1954 in McComb, Mississippi) is the head mens basketball coach at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. ... Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, generally known as Louisiana State University or LSU, is a public, coeducational university located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and the main campus of the Louisiana State University System. ... Rev. ... Lypsinka (real name: John Epperson) is a New York based drag queen who lip-synchs to meticulously edited show-length soundtracks culled from snippets of outrageous 20th-century female performances in movies and song. ...

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