Greetings from Alumni Board President, Davis A. Whitfield-Cargile ‘05
The spring 2017 semester is off to a great start. Students are back on campus and ready to garner the knowledge and experiences that will make them great alumni, successful graduates, and valuable contributors to their communities. I am excited to see all that is in store for Brevard College this spring.
The campus is vibrant with many new improvements. There is a new residence hall named William C. and Nancy B. Stanback Hall for longtime Trustee Bill Stanback who has generously supported the mission of Brevard College throughout his life. It is beautiful and offers an inspiring place for students to live and learn.
The new lighted turf field for soccer, lacrosse, and softball is an outstanding facility for student-athletes to compete and for the community to take in the action. I have cheered on the Tornados at several games and am amazed by the atmosphere.
In addition, the college has added academic programs and hired new faculty and staff to prepare our students for careers and futures after Brevard. I’ve taken much pleasure in watching Brevard’s criminal justice program flourish and build strong ties with the community, and the new agricultural education program is the only one of its kind in Western North Carolina.
As we welcome these changes, we are comforted in knowing some things never change. Brevard College will always be an institution “committed to an experiential liberal arts education that encourages personal growth and inspires artistic, intellectual, and social action.” Brevard College will always produce graduates committed to our motto, “Learn in Order to Serve.” While the structures on campus may change, the Campus will always remain a beautiful place for students to get an education.
I encourage you to make it a goal this year to reconnect with some of your classmates, to tell Brevard College what’s new in your life, and to make a trip back to Brevard. I also encourage you to show your support for Brevard College by making a monetary gift to Brevard this year. I take great pride in supporting Brevard College. I give back with time, service and money. It is important that Brevard College knows her alumni support her. It is also important that you know Brevard College supports you. It is a privilege to serve as your Alumni Board president. Contact me anytime.
Yours in Service to Brevard College.
Davis Whitfield-Cargile ‘05
Whitfield-Cargile Law, PLLC
23 S. Broad Street, Suite 206A
Brevard, NC 28712