This was my first experience at B & U day. This particular day was set aside for incoming freshmen. Like a freshman, I haven’t been at Belhaven very long, so I didn’t know what to expect. When the day started you could just see the campus come to life. Students with their parents, smiling as they walked around the campus. Almost everyone I said “hello” to had a contagious attitude that spread throughout the campus.
The Belhaven staff and faculty were kind, helpful and engaging with every student they talked with. One thing I noticed was the love and unity within the admission staff as they invested their energy and time into each freshman.
I am very blessed to be a part of a staff and faculty who want to serve others with a passion and purpose. Overall, B & U Day was an amazing start to a wonderful year. I am looking forward to seeing how the freshmen class will grow during their time at Belhaven.
– David Sprayberry
Web Writer/PR Associate
Five freshmen met Belhaven University for the first time and gave me their first impressions and observations during the annual B & U Day festivities.
Name – Heather Holcomb
From – Memphis, TN
About – Heather was awarded a soccer scholarship and will be playing hard for the Blazers this year.
First Impressions – “I really love the smaller size of Belhaven. I’ve also enjoyed getting to meet the new freshmen class during B & U day.”
Name – Datodrick Pinkston
From – Forest, MS
About – Datodrick plans to major in sports medicine and is on the Blazers’ basketball team.
First Impressions – “I am really impressed with the amount of school-spirit at Belhaven. I was drawn to Belhaven because of the many academic achievements here.”
Name – Joyce Smith
From – Hattiesburg, MS
About – Joyce is at Belhaven on a softball scholarship.
First Impressions – “I chose to attend Belhaven because it is a great Christian university and everyone knows one another and seem to be a very close-knit group.”
Name – Toni Robinson
From – Jackson, MS
About – Toni plans to finish at Belhaven with a degree in communications
First Impressions – “My first impression of Belhaven is that the teachers here really care about us. I also chose to attend BU because of the emphasis on teaching from a Christian worldview.”
Name – Anna Lopes
From – Brazil
About – Anna is a creative writing major and enjoys hanging out in the library reading books on her kindle.
First Impressions – “I’ve noticed that the staff and faculty here are all very helpful, open and welcoming.”