Brescia University Welcomes Dr. Aaron Thompson to Speak at 2022 Commencement

Brescia University is pleased to welcome Dr. Aaron Thompson, the President of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education, as the 2022 Brescia University Commencement Speaker. The Class of 2022 has over 200 students that will become graduates on May 7th at 10 AM at the RiverPark Center. Dr. Thompson is a passionate advocate for higher…

Brescia University Celebrates Founders Day

This year, Mazvita Ngorosha, a senior Computer Science major, and Narine Dat Sookram, an online Master of Social Work, were nominated and chosen for the “Spirit of Angela Award”. Mazvita Ngorosha comes to Brescia University all the way from Zimbabwe. She has been involved in many aspects of campus including leadership roles as a RA…

Brescia University 2021 Fall Academic Dean’s List

The following students from Brescia University were named to the 2021 Fall Dean’s List for completing at least 12 credit hours with a 3.5-4.0 GPA. Kentucky Auburn: Devin Roche, Senior, Social Work; Bardstown: John Clements, Senior, Psychology; Beaver Dam: Michael Roe, Senior, Biology; Beech Creek: Elisabeth Joines, Junior, Communication Sciences and Disorders; Bonnieville: Autum Riggs,…

Jeff and Lydia Barber named 2021 Brescia University Parents of the Year

The Brescia University Student Government Association has selected Jeff and Lydia Barber as Parents of the Year. This is the inaugural year of the award to highlight those people that have gone the extra mile to support the students and the university. The first-year award went to the Barber Family of Daphne, Alabama. They have…

2021-2022 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 Makes History, Hires New Head Men’s Basketball Coach

Brescia University has announced their new Athletic Director and Head Men’s Basketball coach, Sarah Gayler. Gayler is the first female to be named as the Head Men’s Basketball Coach in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, or NAIA, history. The NAIA has been a part of college athletics since 1937. The program has 252 member…

Brescia University Holds Art Exhibit Honoring Late Professor

Brescia University will be hosting a commemorative art exhibit showcasing the art and teaching of the late Sr. Mary Diane Taylor from September 3rd until October 26th in the C.E. Field Center for Professional Studies. Taylor specialized in color theory, stained glass, tapestry, quilting, calligraphy, design, art history, and printmaking. An opening reception will be…

Brescia University Receives Athletic Recognition for a Second Year

Brescia University has been named one of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) 2020-2021 Champions of Character Five-Star Institutions Gold Level for the second year in a row. Fifty-eight NAIA institution earned the Gold Medallion, which is the highest honor, for scoring between 90 and 100 points on their scorecard. Brescia University President, Fr.…

Brescia University Class of 2021

Brescia University awarded degrees at the Owensboro Sports Center on May 8, 2021. The following students received degrees as indicated: Associate of Arts (A.A.) Associate of Science (A.S.) Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Bachelor of Social Work (B.S.W.) Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) Master of Science in Management (M.S.M) Master of Social…