The Top Social Media Posts of 2016 at Belhaven


2016 was a great year at Belhaven University. We celebrated record enrollment, numerous awards, and our students received great recognition. Over the past two weeks, we have counted down our top social media stories of the year – the most liked, shared and commented stories – on our official Facebook page.

The Top Stories of 2016 included:

  1. For the fourth consecutive year, Belhaven was named to U.S. News and World Report’s list of Top Regional Universities. Additionally, the publication named Belhaven to its “Best Value” list.
  2. The $4 million Belhaven Bowl Stadium opened at the heart of campus.
  3. The Dr. Billy Kim International Center was opened, highlighting Belhaven’s commitment to international studies and its relationship with South Korea.
  4. Belhaven’s campus was named among the top 25 Most Beautiful Christian College campuses in the South.

  5. Belhaven was one of just 31 colleges represented at the National Collegiate Dance Festival in Washington, D.C.

  6. The Belhaven softball team made a postseason run to the national championship game at the NCCAA World Series.

  7. The Nursing program at Belhaven achieved national accreditation and was named one of the nation’s Top 25 values for online nursing degrees.

  8. Coach Hal Mumme’s Blazer football squad opened the season with an exciting 28-25 win over Millsaps in the Riverside Rumble.

  9. Belhaven announced and started a degree in Film Production, which quickly became one of the most popular majors on campus.

  10. The university was once again honored as being Military Friendly.

To keep up with what is happening on campus in 2017, make sure to follow Belhaven on our other social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Linkedin , YouTube and Pinterest.


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