News Release Archive
HumanDocs presents film and panel exploring death penalty in Texas arson case
Lipscomb University’s spring 2012 HumanDocs Film Series lineup begins Wednesday, Jan. 25, with “Incendiary: The Willingham Case,” a film documenting the flood of questions about forensics reform and the death penalty raised by the 1991 arson case of Todd Willingham.
Battle of the Boulevard on Feb. 3 features Beale Street Flippers from Memphis
Lipscomb and Belmont. Two schools located less than three miles apart on Belmont Boulevard. Two schools that share a special basketball bond. Since Dec. 11, 1953, these two schools have faced off 129 times.
College of Business one of four in nation to achieve ACBSP accounting accreditation
The College of Business has become the first college of business in the state, and the fourth in the nation, to achieve specialized accreditation for its accounting program from the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
CNM, Institute for Conflict Management announce 2012 scholarship winners
The Center for Nonprofit Management and Lipscomb’s Institute for Conflict Management have announced the awarding of two scholarships to Brian Bailey, who works with the homeless through the Park Center, and Shanda Hampton, director of human resources at the Oasis Center.
Lifelong Learning Program part of new senior alumni focus
As Lipscomb’s successful Lifelong Learning Program (LLP) enters its tenth year, it will be a key component of a new Senior Alumni Program launched this fall. The Senior Alumni Program is designed to target alumni who are age 55 and older and includes programs such as LLP, Summer Hostel and the Golden Circle in addition to new initiatives. Amy Hamar (’82) is leading the new program.
Innovative off-site facility launched in Williamson County
Lipscomb University will launch its first university-operated off-site facility in early 2012 as it opens a new facility in the Cool Springs area in Williamson County. University officials recently finalized a lease on a nearly 5,000-square-foot facility located at Cool Springs Boulevard and Aspen Grove Drive in the Thoroughbred Village III Professional Plaza.
Student tour guides learn from Nashville's best storytellers at Ryman Auditorium
Lipscomb's fourteen student tour guides visited the Ryman Auditorium this semester to learn story-telling skills from some of Nashville's best yarn spinners.
Sustainability institute director heads to China to build relationships
The Lipscomb University Institute for Sustainable Practice is reaching across the globe to China as institute director Dodd Galbreath attends the Shandong Economic, Trade and Yellow River Delta Development Conference in Dongying in November.
Community service will be the focus of MLK Day 2012, with Belmont, TSU joint service project
Community service will be the focus of Lipscomb University’s celebration of Martin Luther King’s birthday in 2012. The university is recruiting students for an MLK Service Day and to participate in a freedom march. The university will also hold additional remembrance activities during the week.
Gaither Homecoming tickets available now to Lipscomb community in pre-sale
Lipscomb University is offering all alumni and friends a special opportunity to purchase Gaither Homecoming Tour tickets now before public sale begins in January.
LIFE program spurs TPFW officer to start sweet company and further education
It was an unconventional path that led Jekei Edwards to establish her own cupcake business, and it was a path filled with support from unlikely sources, including professors and staff at Lipscomb, a university she knew little of until 2008.
Roller appointed assistant headmaster for marketing and admissions at campus school
Nashville businessman Ryan Roller was recently appointed assistant headmaster for marketing and admissions at David Lipscomb Campus School (DLCS) in Nashville.
New $10,000 Scout Award to recognize top scouts
Lipscomb University officials recently announced the launch of a new Scout Award beginning in 2012 to honor scouts attending the university who have achieved the top rank in their scouting organizations.
December commencement marks university milestone
Lipscomb University’s December commencement was a day filled with firsts as well as recognition of special honorees and graduates. More than 341 students crossed the Allen Arena stage Saturday, Dec. 17, to receive their diplomas, marking the largest fall graduation in university history.
Education's innovative program helps Cameron Middle achieve academic success
The Tennessee Value Added Assessment System (TVAAS) scores released Friday provide strong evidence that Cameron Middle School students have made significant improvements in math and reading after just one year of personalized, on-site professional development for Cameron teachers provided by Lipscomb University.
Gaylord Entertainment executive Chaffin named 2011 Young Alumnus of the Year
Nashville business executive Patrick Chaffin, vice president of strategic planning and investor relations for Gaylord Entertainment, has been named Lipscomb University's 2011 Young Alumnus of the Year. A 1996 graduate of Lipscomb, Chaffin is the primary contact for Gaylord Entertainment and its shareholders across the country and is responsible for operations analysis and strategic planning.
Lipscomb, Chamber and Conexión Américas urge local leaders to build on diversity
Naki Osutei, vice president of strategy at the Toronto City Summit Alliance, was the featured speaker at Lipscomb University’s third annual Hispanic Forum, to be held Dec. 8.
National leader in charter schools speaks on campus at Education 2020
Engaging parents, intense professional development and individualized learning are the factors that set apart charter school network Rocketship Education from public school systems, said Rocketship CEO John Danner at a forum sponsored by the Nashville Area Chamber and the Lipscomb's College of Education.
The weather was frightful, but everything was delightful at the 2011 Lighting of the Green
A cold rain on Nov. 29 didn’t keep away the crowds from the seventh annual Lighting of the Green festival. Around 5,000 people attended the annual concert featuring host Amy Grant and special guest Melinda Doolittle, a former finalist on "American Idol."
Stroller Strides, fitness for new moms, to offer on-site classes at SAC in January
The Lipscomb University Student Activities Center (SAC) will serve as the headquarters for the new Davidson County chapter of Stroller Strides®, a nationwide mommy-and-me fitness program that has been profiled on CNN, the Today Show and in Women’s Day magazine.
David Lipscomb Campus School receives largest gift in its more than 120-year history
Middle Tennessee’s largest private K-12 school, David Lipscomb Campus School, is the recipient of a $10 million gift awarded by the Stephens Christian Trust, founded by Nashvillian Bill Stephens, to be used to support the facilities and programs of the campus school. This is the largest gift in the campus school's history and the third-largest gift in university history.
Allen Arena court to be named in honor of Don Meyer
The basketball court at Lipscomb’s Allen Arena will be named in honor of former head men’s basketball coach Don Meyer. The dedication will take place in a ceremony on Dec. 3, 2011. Meyer is the all-time winningest men’s collegiate basketball coach with a record of 923-324 in 38 years as a head coach. He coached Lipscomb from 1975 to 1999 and directed the Bisons to the NAIA National Championship in 1986.
Entrepreneurship Fair introduces students to owners of Las Paletas and others
From printing to popsicles, the Entrepreneurship Fair on Nov. 16, part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, had a little something for every type of budding business owner.
Volleyball rolls to sweep of Belmont to earn A-Sun championship
o say that the Lipscomb volleyball team entered the 2011 Atlantic Sun Tournament with a huge chip on their shoulder might be an understatement. Having had their record 44-game A-Sun conference match winning streak snapped on Belmontâ€™s home floor on Oct. 25, the Lady Bisons manhandled Florida Gulf Coast on Friday before rolling past Belmont 3-0 (25-16, 25-16, 25-14) at Allen Arena on Saturday afternoon to claim their third-straight A-Sun Tournament crown.
Career Development Center initiative taps emerging leaders on campus
This fall marks the beginning of the third year of the Emerging Leaders Program, an initiative launched by the Career Development Center (CDC) to identify and foster leaders among the Lipscomb student body. Not only have these students strengthened their leadership skills through the program, but they have also made significant contributions to the university through their work on campus.