Kirby earns full-tuition scholarship through Degree of Change video competition
Serving others is something that Greg Kirby does on a daily basis as minister at Woodbine Family Church of Christ, which works closely with Youth Encouragement Services, located in South Nashville, an area with a high-concentration of low-income families. As the recipient of a full-tuition scholarship for a graduate business degree from Lipscomb University’s College of Business, Kirby will be able to expand that service as he acquires additional business knowledge to help launch Carpenter’s Square, a facility to serve youth in that community.
Andrews Institute announces inaugural Leadership Tennessee class
Lipscomb University’s Nelson and Sue Andrews Institute for Civic Leadership today announced the inaugural class for Leadership Tennessee, its latest leadership education program designed to cultivate a network of business, nonprofit, education and government leaders who are committed to addressing the state’s challenges and opportunities.
Teacher prep program named one of four best in nation
The Lipscomb University College of Education’s teacher preparation program was named one of the top four in the nation, along with Vanderbilt, Ohio State and Furman universities, in a National Council of Teacher Quality’s Teacher Prep Review released June 18.
Campus buzzes with career-focused academic summer camp for youngsters
Each year Lipscomb University hosts a variety of academic camps for middle and high schoolers interested in various career fields such as health care, journalism, forensic science, robotics and law. Students from across the nation attend these camps, designed to give youngsters a peek inside their potential future job.
Free Independence Day celebration, fireworks set for July 2
Independence Day comes a little early as Lipscomb University celebrates the holiday with its annual free festival Tuesday, July 2 from 4:30-9:30 p.m. in the Allen Arena Mall area.
Long-term healthcare costs for aging topic of School of TransformAging® conference
Attorneys along with insurance, financial services and long-term care professionals will come together to discuss “Navigating Healthcare Costs for Elders” at Lipscomb University June 20.
Andrews Institute brings leaders together for Transit Citizen Leadership Academy
Middle Tennessee community leaders will be meeting over the next two months to learn about regional transit needs and options as the Transit Alliance of Middle Tennessee and Lipscomb University’s Nelson and Sue Andrews Institute for Civic Leadership launch the fourth Transit Citizen Leadership Academy (TCLA).
ADVANCE helps incoming freshmen prepare for college life
For incoming freshman at Lipscomb University, college normally doesn’t feel “real” until they attend ADVANCE. ADVANCE is a summer orientation program for incoming freshman. This year, the two-day program is offered June 13-14, July 8-9 and Aug. 12-13 for incoming freshmen and their parents during the month of June, July and August. It’s an important program for the students, as well as the parents.
Voting underway for graduate business online video competition
Voting begins today in a competition that will lead to one social-minded entrepreneur receiving a full-tuition scholarship, worth up to $42,300, through the Lipscomb University College of Business Degrees of Difference Full Scholarship Video Competition.
Whistleblowers John Dean, Weston Smith and lawyer Ken Starr highlight Christian Scholars' Conference 2013
John Dean, former White House counsel to President Richard Nixon and one of the major players in the historic Watergate scandal, was one of three preeminent speakers at the 33rd annual Thomas H. Olbricht Christian Scholars’ Conference hosted by Lipscomb University on June 6-8.