Special Opportunities: Session I

Lunch & Learn: “The Best Things I’ve Seen in Coaching”
Friday, Sept. 5
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Ezell Center, Room 363
Cost: $20 per person, includes box lunch and lecture
Instructor: Greg Brown
Lipscomb University Women’s Basketball Coach

I have been very fortunate to work for some of the most successful college coaches in both men’s and women’s basketball. We are all on many different teams in our respective lives, so we will look at the principles, lessons and observations from Coach Don Meyer and Coach Pat Summitt to make applications to our lives and those around us. In doing so we will explore what a year in coaching looks like.

Lunch & Learn: “Lest We Forget; Nashville’s Lost Businesses and Their Stories”
Tuesday, Sept. 23
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Ezell Center, Room 363
Cost: $20 per person, includes box lunch and lecture
Instructor: Ridley Wills
Author and Historian

Enjoy a box lunch as Ridley Wills leads a discussion based on his book: Lest We Forget; Nashville’s Lost Businesses and Their Stories. From Cornelia Fort Airpark to Tennessee Central Railroad to Marathon Motor Works, this book leads readers through Nashville’s history, sharing stories and photographs of more than 220 businesses and their owners and managers.

Special Opportunities: Session II

Battle of Nashville Bus Tour: A Look at the Role of African Americans in the Civil War

This Tour is Now Full

Saturday, Oct. 25
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Leaving Lipscomb Academy Football Field at 9 a.m.
Cost: $10 for box lunch
Tour Hosts: Tim Johnson
Lipscomb University, Professor of History
And David Currey
Historian and Documentary Filmmaker

Enjoy a day in Nashville with tour leader David Currey, a box lunch at the historic Avalon Home and a wrapup session with Tim Johnson to discuss the Battle of Nashville. The 1989 movie Glory is about the most famous African-American regiment in the Civil War, the 54th Massachusetts, but did you know that more African-American soldiers fought in the Battle of Nashville than in any other engagement? Join us on Saturday, October 25 for a Battle of Nashville tour that focuses on the role of African-Americans. Fort Negley, Granbury’s Lunette and Travellers Rest will be among the stops. This tour is part of a series of events hosted by Lipscomb University to commemorate the sesquicentennial of the Battle of Nashville.