News Release Archive
College of Business establishes Global Hope MBA, scholarship program for internationals
As part of its increasing global reach and emphasis on building Businesses with a Purpose, Lipscomb University’s College of Business announced today the creation of the new Global Hope MBA degree program, providing five full-tuition scholarships each year to international students who pledge to return home and use their MBA to make a difference in their home country.
Service Day 2013 sends 800 students throughout Nashville to provide needed services
Established in 2002, Lipscomb University’s annual Service Day has grown from a small event that around 50 students participated in, to a huge event that more than 800 students now enjoy.
TriStar Summit Medical Center CEO named Lipscomb University Alumnus of the Year
Jeff Whitehorn, chief executive officer of Nashville’s TriStar Summit Medical Center, has been named Lipscomb University’s 2013 Alumnus of the Year. A 1984 graduate of Lipscomb University, Whitehorn is a veteran health care industry leader. He will be honored at Lipscomb University’s spring commencement on May 4, where he will address graduates and their families.
Sanderson steps down as head coach of the men’s basketball team
Scott Sanderson, head coach of the Lipscomb University men’s basketball team, resigned today, Philip Hutcheson, director of Lipscomb athletics announced. Sanderson just completed his 14th season with the Bisons, coming to Lipscomb in the fall of 1999. He is leaving the university to pursue other career opportunities.
Celebrating Cultures Week offers special events this week
The Intercultural Office is hosting Celebrating Cultures Week April 8-12 to bring awareness to the many cultures represented in the Lipscomb University student body and in Nashville. A series of special events is planned for the campus community.
SCI students win top prize in Deloitte Challenge mobile app development contest
A team of three Lipscomb University students recently took top honors and $9,000 in prize money in the first-ever Deloitte Challenge, a competition among Nashville’s colleges and universities that challenges students to demonstrate their technical know-how by developing a working mobile application to solve a practical business problem.
Graduate business online-video competition offers business students chance for an MBA
With volunteerism and social enterprise on the rise throughout Middle Tennessee, Nashville is the ideal city for social-minded entrepreneurs to enhance their business education with an MBA. The Lipscomb University graduate business program is offering an opportunity for one of those motivated business leaders to receive a full-tuition scholarship, worth up to $41,400, through its Degrees of Difference Full Scholarship Video Competition. This is the second year for the competition, and it is the only business school scholarship in the country awarded based on popular vote.
Top-ranking pharmacist in nation to visit College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
As discussions of rising health care costs and reform are heating up, the nation’s top-ranking pharmacist and assistant surgeon general will visit Lipscomb University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences April 25. Rear Admiral Scott F. Giberson, assistant surgeon general, director of the Commissioned Corps Personnel and Readiness and chief professional officer, pharmacy, will address how to transform health care in 2013 before an audience comprised of pharmacists, government leaders and members of the Nashville Health Care Council among others.
Lipscomb student civic leader highlighted in article about social activism in Nashville
Ryan Havice, a graduate student in Lipscomb University’s civic leadership graduate program, was recently featured in The Nashville Ledger. The March 15 story by Hollie Deese explored Nashville’s nonprofit community and the high level of volunteerism in the city.
Chris Brubeck, son of jazz legend, brings his Triple Play to the Collins stage on April 11
The man that DownBeat magazine calls “one of the finest performing jazz trombonists around today” will bring his Triple Play jazz trio to the Collins Alumni Auditorium stage at Lipscomb University on Thursday, April 11, at 8 p.m.
Lipscomb observes Resurrection Week with 'Who Will Set Me Free'
The Lipscomb community will observe the week leading up to Easter with “Who Will Set Me Free?,” a series of comptemplative activities and worship based on Rom. 7:24.
Singarama celebrated 50 years with Timeless show on April 4-6
April 4-6 marked the 50th anniversary of one of Lipscomb’s most cherished traditions: Singarama. This student-produced musical variety show has been bringing students and families together for half a century, and the campus celebrated with a special theme for this year’s show: “Timeless… Yesterday, Today and Forever.”
Lipscomb mourns the loss of long-time football coach Glenn McCadams
Lipscomb Academy lost its football coach of 31 years today following a short illness. Glenn McCadams was 66 years old.
Lipscomb's Phyllis Hildreth appointed by mayor to Metro Human Relations Commission
Phyllis Hildreth, academic director of Lipscomb University’s Institute for Conflict Management (ICM), was recently appointed by Nashville Mayor Karl Dean to the Metropolitan Human Relations Commission as a board member.
Everything from chicken flocks to cancer was discussed at the College of Arts and Sciences' Student Scholars Symposium
In only its second year, the Lipscomb University annual Student Scholars Symposium, presented by the College of Arts and Sciences, grew from 39 presentations in 2012 to 55 this year.
Lipscomb hosts 39th annual Tennessee Prayer Breakfast April 11
The Citizens Committee will host the 39th annual Tennessee Prayer Breakfast April 11 on the campus of Lipscomb University. Governor Bill Haslam and his wife, Crissy, are the keynote speakers. Dove award winner Nicole C. Mullen and the Nashville Choir will also be featured at the breakfast.
McCadams visitation, funeral arrangements set for Monday and Tuesday
The Nashville community will have an opportunity to pay its final respect to legendary Lipscomb Academy high school football coach Glenn McCadams who died Thursday, March 21, following a brief illness. Visitation for McCadams, who coached high school football for 44 years, the last 31 years at Lipscomb, is set for Monday, March 25, from 3-8 p.m., and Tuesday, March 26, from 11 a.m.- noon, followed by the funeral at noon, all at Brentwood Hills Church of Christ, located at 5120 Franklin Road, Nashville. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that gifts be made to the Lipscomb Academy Mustang football program, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or the American Red Cross in memory of McCadams.
Academy alum Jeff Garner’s Prophetik label featured in special fashion show April 1
The Nashville community had a unique opportunity to view local fashion designer Jeff Garner’s “A Dress to Change the World” show, featuring a tribute collection for the late Princess Grace of Monaco on April 1. Garner brought the show to Lipscomb’s Longview Mansion, where his historically inspired fashions fit right in.
College of Education, Ayers Institute offers new Educational Leadership Program for fall
Lipscomb University’s College of Education and Ayers Institute for Teacher Learning and Innovation are partnering to offer an innovative new educational leadership program designed to prepare educators for leadership positions at the school, district and state level. The program will begin in August.
Leaders must stay focused in challenging times says Lifepoint CEO
Uncertain times can successfully be navigated when leaders stay focused William F. Carpenter III, chairman and chief executive officer of LifePoint Hospitals told a crowd of more than 500 business leaders at the Nashville Business Breakfast March 12.
College of Education launches new Education Specialist (Ed.S.) degree
Lipscomb University’s College of Education is launching a new offering for educators — the Education Specialist (Ed.S.) degree, featuring four major areas of study. The university is offering a 20 percent discount for full-time educators and alumni who enroll in the program. Classes begin this summer and are offered in the evening, weekends and online. The Ed.S. may be completed in less than two years.
'Pizza & Politics' program lets students make tough budget decisions with Concord Coalition exercise
Students will have a unique opportunity to think like a congressman and make tough budget decisions at a special edition of Lipscomb University’s Pizza & Politics Series Wednesday, March 13. Lipscomb University’s Nelson and Sue Andrews Institute for Civic Leadership and College of Business are partnering with the Concord Coalition and the Campaign to Fix the Debt to offer this unique look at the tough issues surrounding government spending and the growing federal debt.
Tennessee Titans Smith, Hasselbeck and Locker visit Lipscomb students at The Gathering
Lipscomb University’s student body was excited to hear the testimonies and personal reflections of the three Tennessee Titans quarterbacks at the Thursday, March 7, Gathering in Allen Arena.
Hurt honored as top freshman in the A-Sun
As the No. 2 rebounding and scoring freshman center in the nation, Lipscomb men’s basketball big man Stephen Hurt has been named the Atlantic Sun Conference “Freshman of the Year” as announced by the league on Tuesday.
Cameron Middle students cap off year focused on college goals with talk by ESPY-winning boxer Dewey Bozella
Capping off the third year of Lipscomb University's partnership with Cameron Middle School – a year highlighted by activities to encourage college goals among students – Cameron and Lipscomb University are hosting a talk by Dewey Bozella, a New York boxer who fought his first professional boxing match at age 52, after spending 26 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit.