Brescia University Practicing Healthy at Home Until April 17th

Brescia University is adhering to Governor Andy Beshear’s Healthy at Home initiative by requiring all nonessential staff members who are able to work from home to begin doing so by March 26, 2020 and continue through April 17, 2020.  All essential staff will remain present as needed to meet the needs of the remaining students…

Brescia University Response to Covid-19

Dear fellow Brescians,                 As you know from my previous communications regarding the new coronavirus, our response has been built on the foundation of ensuring the safety of our students, staff, and faculty while also minimizing the disruption to our students’ educational experience. Although there are currently no reported cases of covid19 in our immediate…

Brescia University 2019 Fall Academic Dean’s List

The following students from Brescia University were named to the Fall 2019 Dean’s List for completing at least 12 credit hours with a 3.5-4.0 GPA. Kentucky Auburn: Devin Roche, Junior, Social Work; Avaton: Dylan Beckham, Junior, Business: Emphasis in Finance and Economics; Bardstown: John Clements, Sophomore, Psychology; Savannah Jackson, Sophomore, Communication Sciences and Disorders; Daniel…

Brescia University Receives Reaffirmation of Accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Brescia University was reaffirmed in its accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and School, Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) at its annual meeting in Houston, (December 8-10).  SACSCOC is the regional body for the accreditation for degree-granting higher education institutions in the southern states.  Regional accreditation is considered the gold standard of all accreditations and…

Brescia University and Owensboro Community and Technical College Announce New Agreement

Brescia University and Owensboro Community and Technical College (OCTC) announced a new transfer agreement that will impact students in all OCTC technical program offerings. The announcement took place on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at OCTC’s Main Campus, located at 4800 New Hartford Road.  Presidents, Fr. Larry Hostetter, of Brescia University, and Dr. Scott Williams, of OCTC…

Brescia University Rededicates Science Building to Honor Roy and Victoria Roberts

On October 25th, 2019, Brescia University officially renamed the Science Building to The Roy and Victoria Duffy Roberts Center for the Sciences.  This naming is in honor of the 1.3 million dollar donation the late Roy Roberts, and his wife Victoria, made to the University in 2017. In addition to the Roberts Center for the…

Brescia University Welcomes Author Lauren Markham

Brescia University is proud to welcome author Lauren Markham to campus on Monday, October 21st at 7 PM.  This event will take place in Taylor Lecture Hall and is free and open to the public.  Markham is the author of The Far Away Brothers: Young Migrants and the Making of An American Life, this year’s…

Brescia University Social Work Department Continues Soup Day Tradition

The Brescia University Marilyn Younger Conley School of Social Work will be hosting their annual Soup Day fundraiser on Thursday, October 24th from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM. The event takes place at the Brescia University Ramold Center, located at 718 Allen Street. A variety of homemade soups, breads, and desserts will be served.  Proceeds…

2019-2020 Spirit of Angela Nomination

During Founder’s Week there is a tradition of recognizing one male and one female student who possesses in remarkable ways the spirit of Saint Angela Merici. Angela Merici was a leader in great and small ways and touched the lives of many. She is responsible for founding the Ursuline Sisters whom she named after Saint…

Brescia University Commemorates Constitution Day

Brescia University will commemorate Constitution Day on Tuesday, September 17, with a presentation by Morton Holbrook III.  Holbrook’s talk is titled “The Constitution and Foreign Policy” and will be held from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM in the Taylor Lecture Hall.  The event is free and open to the public. Morton Holbrook III, a native…