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Fall Enrollment Climbs for Ninth Consecutive Year

Published on November 2nd, 2015

Brescia University celebrates another year of fall enrollment growth, reporting a total headcount of 1,063 students for the 2015 fall semester. Last year, Brescia University reported its highest headcount in 46 years, enrolling over 1,000 students for the first time since 1968. This year, enrollment surpasses that number by .37 percent. “Last year was a […]

2015-2016 Spirit of Angela Award Nominations

Published on October 22nd, 2015

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 to Host Largest Law School Fair in Owensboro

Published on October 1st, 2015

Brescia is pleased to host their annual Law School Fair that will span two days, welcoming visitors Wednesday, October 21 and Thursday, October 22. Representatives from Indiana University, Bloomington and SIU Carbondale, as well as the University of Kentucky, University of Louisville and Northern Kentucky University will all be participating. Each college will have representative(s) […]

Brescia University Receives Largest Grant in School History

Published on September 29th, 2015

Brescia University has been awarded a $2,237,390 grant from the United States Department of Education as part of the Strengthening Institutions Program (SIP). This grant is the largest Brescia University has received in the institution’s history. The SIP helps eligible institutions of higher education become self-sufficient and expand their capacity by providing funds to improve […]

WNIN Kids Fest Owensboro to Take Place at Brescia University

Published on September 24th, 2015

The Bunny Bread Kids’ Fest is a free, family-friendly event featuring live entertainment, activities, special appearances by PBS characters and more! The event promotes reading and educational play. The event will take place at Brescia University, 717 Frederica Street, on September 26 from 10 am-2 pm. For more information, visit or contact WNIN at 812.423.2973 x […]

Brescia Faculty Member Honored

Published on September 3rd, 2015

Dr. Conrad Toepfer, Associate Professor of Biology, has been named a National Academies Education Mentor in the Life Sciences for the 2015/2016 academic year. This honor is bestowed in recognition of Dr. Toepfer’s service as facilitator for participants at the 2015 National Academics Gulf Coast Summer Institute on Undergraduate Education that was held July 20-24, […]

Brescia Reveals Renderings for Capital Campaign Additions

Published on September 3rd, 2015

Brescia University will give the community a glimpse into the future by revealing the architectural renderings for building projects to be funded by “The Campaign for Brescia University: Gateway to Our Second Century” when the University sponsors the monthly Rooster Booster breakfast with the Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, September 3rd at the […]

UofL School of Nursing in Owensboro Partners with Brescia University

Published on August 21st, 2015

Students who excel in pre-nursing courses at two Owensboro colleges will have an opportunity for guaranteed admission to the University of Louisville’s traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program taught in Owensboro. Each academic year, UofL will guarantee two spaces for Brescia University students and two spaces for Kentucky Wesleyan College students. Faculty at […]

Brescia SGA President to represent AIKCU students on Kentucky Board of Student Body Presidents

Published on August 21st, 2015

Brescia University Student Government Association president Carleigh “C.J.” Bright has been appointed by the Association of Independent Kentucky Colleges and Universities (AIKCU) to represent students from Kentucky’s nonprofit private colleges and universities on the Kentucky Board of Student Body Presidents. Bright is a senior political science major who hails from Gilbertsville in Marshall County, which she describes […]

Brescia Selected as a 2015-2016 College of Distinction

Published on July 14th, 2015

Brescia University has been named a 2015-2016 College of Distinction, an honor that recognizes the best place for students to learn, grow and succeed. In addition, Brescia University is also the only school in Kentucky to be recognized as a Catholic College of Distinction. Colleges of Distinction is a college guide with a unique approach […]