The Top Social Media Stories of 2015

Happy New Year from Belhaven University!


2015 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 15 for 15: The top social media stories of the year – the most liked, shared and commented stories – on our official Facebook page.


The Top Stories of 2015 included:

  1. Belhaven signed a dual degree partnership, enabling students to receive an engineering degree from Ole Miss.
  2. The $9 million Robbie and Dudley Hughes University Village Residence Hall opened in the heart of campus.
  3. The Dance Department was recognized as one of the top 10 university choreography programs in the nation.
  4. Former women’s basketball coach Gwen Davis was inducted into the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame.

  5. Belhaven released a smartphone app that is available for free download in Apple and Google Play stores.

  6. The university rebooted its Computer Science program, selecting Dr. David O’Gwynn to lead the department.

  7. Students from the sports administration program traveled to London to learn about international sports business.

  8. U.S. News and World Report named Belhaven among its “Best Regional Colleges” for the third consecutive year.

  9. Belhaven held the 83rd edition of its famous Singing Christmas Tree.

  10. Homecoming 2015 featured food, fun and a Blazer football victory.

  11. Belhaven sophomore Miranda Kunk was accepted to the prestigious Summer Scholars program at Oxford University in England.

  12. Blazer skipper Hill Denson won his 1000th collegiate baseball game as a head coach.

  13. The Theatre Department performed “Shrek, the Musical” to sell out crowds.

  14. The Blazer basketball team went viral with a last-second three pointer to defeat Auburn-Montgomery on the road.

  15. Belhaven was recognized as a Military Friendly School.

To keep up with what is happening on campus in 2016, make sure to follow Belhaven on our other social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Linkedin , YouTube and Pinterest.


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