|Motto||Making a Difference...|
|Type||Private, 4 year|
|Religious affiliation||Catholic Church (Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph)|
|President||Rev. Larry Hostetter|
|Location||Owensboro, Kentucky, USA|
|Affiliations||National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference|
Brescia University is a coeducational Catholic university located in Owensboro, Kentucky, in the United States. It was founded in 1950 by the Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph as Brescia College. It attained university status in 1998 with the addition of Master's degree programs in Management, and Curriculum and Instruction. Currently, the university also offers a Master's Degree in Business Administration (MBA).
Brescia University boasts a number of on campus clubs and organizations, most notably the Student Activities Program Board (SAPB). SAPB sends members annually to the NACA Mid America Regional conference that brings in Activities Programming Board members from colleges across Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky, and Illinois. Notable acts brought out of NACA include Five Times August and Cary Judd.
Brescia University teams are known as the Bearcats. The university is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), primarily competing in the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (KIAC). Men's sports include baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, tennis and track & field; while women's sports include basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, track & field and volleyball.
- Campbell, Joy (2007-05-29). "A New Leader - Brescia's next president wants to build on university's tradition". Kentucky Community and Technical College System. Retrieved 2007-05-29.
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