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Bellarmine University
Logo of Bellarmine University
Motto In Veritatis Amore.
Established 1950
Type Private Roman Catholic Liberal Arts
Staff 240
President Dr. Joseph J. McGowan
Undergraduates 2,561
Postgraduates 573
Location LouisvilleKY USA
Campus Urban
Colors Scarlet and
Silver
Nickname Knights
Website www.bellarmine.edu

Bellarmine University is a Roman Catholic liberal arts university located in Louisville, Kentucky. It opened as Bellarmine College on October 31, 1950, sponsored by the Archdiocese of Louisville and named after the Catholic Saint Robert Bellarmine. The school was one of the first in the Commonwealth of Kentucky to be open to all races and was the first integrated college in the state with an African-American player on its basketball team. Image File history File links Logo-bellarmine. ... A motto is a phrase or a short list of words meant to formally describe the general motivation or intention of a 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. ... 1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Private schools, or independent schools, are schools not administered by local or national government, which retain the right to select their student body and are funded in whole or in part by charging their students tuition rather than with public (state) funds. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Catholicism. ... A liberal arts college is an institution of higher education found in the United States, offering programs in the liberal arts at the post-secondary level. ... 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. ... In some educational systems, an undergraduate is a post-secondary student pursuing a Bachelors degree. ... A graduate school or grad school is a school that awards advanced degrees, with the general requirement that students must have earned an undergraduate (bachelors) degree. ... Louisville redirects here; for other uses, see Louisville (disambiguation). ... Official language(s) English Capital Frankfort Largest city Louisville Area  Ranked 37th  - Total 40,444 sq. ... School colors are the colors chosen by a school to represent it on uniforms and other items of identification. ... The athletic nickname, or equivalently athletic moniker, of a university or college within the United States of America is the name officially adopted by that institution for at least the members of its athletic teams. ... This page as shown in the aol 9. ... The Roman Catholic Church, most often spoken of simply as the Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with over one billion members. ... In the history of education, the seven liberal arts comprise two groups of studies, the trivium and the quadrivium. ... Western Illinois University A university is an institution of higher education and of research, which grants academic degrees at all levels (bachelor, master, and doctor) in a variety of subjects. ... Louisville redirects here; for other uses, see Louisville (disambiguation). ... October 31 is the 304th day of the year (305th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 61 days remaining. ... 1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Archdiocese of Louisville The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Louisville consists of twenty-four counties in Central Kentucky covering 8,124 square miles. ... The neutrality of this article is disputed. ... Official language(s) English Capital Frankfort Largest city Louisville Area  Ranked 37th  - Total 40,444 sq. ... Racial integration, or simply integration includes desegregation (the process of ending systematic racial segregation). ... Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005 For other uses, see Basketball (disambiguation). ...


In 1963, Bellarmine opened the Thomas Merton Studies Center, which is devoted to the works of Thomas Merton, a monk at the Abbey of Gethsemani. Today this internationally-significant archive contains over 20,000 items; over 100 doctoral dissertations, plus masters, theses, and numerous books, have been written based, at least in part, on work at Bellarmine's Center. 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1963 calendar). ... Thomas Merton (January 31, 1915 – December 10, 1968) was an American Trappist monk and author, born in Prades in the Pyrénées-Orientales département of France. ... The Abbey of Gethsemani was founded in 1848 by monks from the Abbey of Melleray in Western France. ...


In 1968, Bellarmine merged with Ursuline College, a Catholic college for women established by the Ursuline Sisters of Louisville in 1938. It was at the time of merger that the traditional student body became coeducational (the evening division was coeducational already), and Bellarmine became independent with a self-perpetuating governing board. 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... Also known as Ursine University, it is a school made exclusively for bears, and is one of the few colleges in Ohio offering Christian Studies as a major. ... 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... Coeducation is the integrated education of men and women at the same school facilities; co-ed is a shortened adjectival form of co-educational. ...


In 2000 the Board of Trustees voted to change the name of the institution to Bellarmine University to reflect its status as a Masters I university. With a total enrollment hovering around 2,500 students, Bellarmine offers over 50 majors in a range of undergraduate programs as well as graduate degrees in business, education, information technology, nursing, physical therapy, and spirituality. This article is about the year 2000. ... In some educational systems, an undergraduate is a post-secondary student pursuing a Bachelors degree. ... Quaternary education or postgraduate education is the fourth-stage educational level which follows the completion of an undergraduate degree at a college or university. ... Wall Street, Manhattan In economics, business refers to the social science of managing people to organize and maintain collective productivity toward accomplishing particular creative and productive goals. ... [[[[[[Information technology]]]]]] (IT) or Information and communication(s) technology (ICT) (also Infocomm, esp. ... Nursing is a discipline focused on assisting individuals, families and communities in attaining, re-attaining and maintaining optimal health and functioning. ... Physical therapy (also known as physiotherapy) is an allied health profession concerned with the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of disease and disability through physical means. ... In Hinduism, spiritual goals and personal experience (self-realization) through yoga and meditation are seen as the ultimate way to attain God (Moksha) and are inseparable from the religion. ...


The university is perennially ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a top-tier Southern masters university. U.S. News & World Report is a weekly newsmagazine. ...


Some 29 buildings, including five residence halls and a new library, now stand on the rolling hills of the 135 acre (546,000 m²) campus in the Highlands neighborhood of Louisville. The third, and current, president is Dr. Joseph J. McGowan.


Most of the university's sports teams, the Knights, compete in the Great Lakes Valley Conference, arguably the toughest conference at the NCAA Division II level. The newly-formed men's lacrosse program, the only one in Kentucky, is an NCAA Division I program. The school's colors are scarlet and silver. The Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC) is a college athletic conference which competes in the NCAAs Division II. Member teams are located in the states of Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, and Wisconsin. ... The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often pronounced N-C-Double-A or N-C-Two-A) is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletics programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ... The Dive Shot. A womens lacrosse player carries the ball past a defender. ...


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Robert Bellarmine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1395 words)
Bellarmine wrote the preface to the new edition of the Vulgate, and was made rector of the Roman College in 1592, examiner of bishops in 1598 and cardinal in 1599.
Bellarmine had written a letter to the English archpriest Blackwell, reproaching him for having taken the oath of allegiance in apparent disregard of his duty to the pope.
In 1616 Cardinal Bellarmine notified Galileo Galilei of the decree of the Tribunal of the Inquisition against the Copernican hypothesis.
Bellarmine University - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (531 words)
Bellarmine University is a Roman Catholic liberal arts university located in Louisville, Kentucky.
In 1963, Bellarmine opened the Thomas Merton Studies Center, which is devoted to the works of Thomas Merton, a monk at the Abbey of Gethsemani.
In 1968, Bellarmine merged with Ursuline College, a Catholic college for women established by the Ursuline Sisters of Louisville in 1938.
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