News Release Archive
Lipscomb University partners with Nashville Symphony, Opera on Mozart in Music City
With productions from Lipscomb University’s Department of Music, Blackbird Theater, the Nashville Opera, the Nashville Symphony, and FiftyForward Music for Seniors, Middle Tennessee music and theater audiences have much to look forward to in March and April in the "Mozart in Music City" series.
Charlie Daniels, Chris Young headlined the iostudio Charlie Daniels’ Scholarship for Heroes concert
Legendary musician Charlie Daniels hosted a special free concert Tuesday to support Lipscomb University’s Yellow Ribbon Enhancement Program as part of the iostudio Charlie Daniels’ Scholarship for Heroes event. Performances by Daniels along with Chris Young, The Grascals, Keni Thomas, Bleach and surprise guest Jason Aldean were part on the program.
Andrews Institute student selected as finalist in first Business for Good contest
Jane Andrews, Davidson County’s CASA director and 2012-13 master’s candidate at the Nelson and Sue Andrews Institute for Civic Leadership, submitted her capstone project to expand CASA training to other professionals working with child victims of abuse to the Social Enterprise Alliance's Business for Good Competition and has been selected as one of 10 finalists.
Youngblood, Cobb receive top March of Dimes honors
The Lipscomb University School of Nursing was well represented at the 2012 Middle Tennessee March of Dimes Nurse of the Year Celebration in December. Beth Youngblood, executive associate dean and professor of nursing, was named the March of Dimes Women’s Health Nurse of the Year. Senior nursing student Anna Cobb was named the March of Dimes Undergraduate Student Nurse of the Year.
Board of trustees adds four members at February meeting
Lipscomb University recently announced the addition of four members to its board of trustees.
Ellenburg named president of Middle Tennessee Christian School
Lipscomb University General Counsel Phil Ellenburg has been named president of Middle Tennessee Christian School (MTCS), a preK-12 school affiliated with the Churches of Christ located in Murfreesboro, Tenn. Ellenburg, who joined the university staff in January 1994, will begin his role with MTCS in April.
Lauded graphic designer Michael Bierut to speak Monday at Presidential Lectureship
Graphic designer Michael Bierut, of New York City-based design firm Pentagram, will offer a free lecture at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 11 in Ward Hall, as part of Lipscomb University’s 2013 Presidential Lectureship for Art and Art History. This event is free and open to the public. A free reception will follow the lecture.
Haslam helps Andrews Institute for Civic Leadership launch new Leadership Tennessee initiative
Lipscomb University’s Nelson and Sue Andrews Institute for Civic Leadership announced Wednesday, Feb. 6, the launch of 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.
SALT program celebrates five years of service and learning at Lipscomb
This semester marks the fifth anniversary of the highly successful SALT Program (Serving and Learning Together) at Lipscomb University. Coordinators celebrated with a luncheon for the hundreds of community and university partners who have made the service-learning program an integral part of Lipscomb’s learning experience.
Burgess named National Council on Family Relations fellow
Norma Bond Burgess, dean of Lipscomb University’s College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), has been named a National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) fellow. NCFR is the nation’s premier professional association for the multidisciplinary understanding of families. NCFR has a membership of more than 3600 family researchers, practitioners and educators.
Lipscomb in Britain latest global learning offering, will launch this fall
Lipscomb University students will soon have a new opportunity to be submerged in a culture thousands of miles away from campus through the Lipscomb in Britain program set to launch this fall. The newest offering of Lipscomb’s Global Learning Program is based in the historic city of Bath, England, which has been in integral part of British culture since pre-Roman times. Located 97 miles west of London, Bath has played a significant historical role, has a rich architectural heritage and is the home of author Jane Austen and the Roman baths among other features.
Lipscomb Theatre to perform Les Miserables in November
If you loved the Academy Award-nominated movie version of the beloved musical Les Miserables, then be sure to watch for Lipscomb University’s production of the Tony award-winning musical in November.
Yates remembered for impacting lives of hundreds of pre-med students
For more than half a century Oliver Yates was a fixture in Lipscomb University’s department of biology and its allied sciences programs and was legendary for his cell biology classes. Today, the Lipscomb community is mourning the loss of Yates, who died Thursday, Jan. 24 at age 79. For 54 years, Yates helped prepare generations of students for medical school and other careers in science.
Spark opening named one of Williamson County’s top 2012 business stories
The opening of Spark - Lipscomb’s Idea Center in Franklin, Tenn., has been named one of Williamson County’s top business stories of 2012 by Franklin Home Page.
Lipscomb mourns the loss of longtime philosophy professor Bill Collins
The Lipscomb community is mourning the loss of Bill Collins, retired professor of philosophy. Collins died Jan. 21 after a long battle with cancer. A native of Scotland, Collins joined the Lipscomb faculty in 1985 and retired in May 2012. He was known for his quick wit and his thick Scottish accent.
Brown elected 2013 National Chief of the Boy Scouts Order of the Arrow
Lipscomb University sophomore Matt Brown has been elected the 2013 National Chief of the National Order of the Arrow (OA), the honor society for the Boy Scouts of America (BSA). Brown was elected from 18 candidates from across the country who ran for the office. Brown’s term is a one-year appointment.
Lipscomb hosts 'We Back Pat' Jan. 26
The Lipscomb men's and women’s basketball teams will honor long-time University of Tennessee head coach Pat Summitt with a “We Back Pat” event on Saturday, Jan. 26 as the Lady Bisons host Mercer at 4 p.m followed by the Bisons contest against the Bears at 6:30 p.m.
Lipscomb University partners with TSU, Belmont in MLK Service Day on Jan. 19
Lipscomb University, Belmont University, Tennessee State University and the Mt. Zion Baptist Church College Ministry are partnering to host a Martin Luther King Jr. Service Day on Saturday, Jan. 19. Up to 300 students are expected to participate in service projects at Second Harvest Food Bank, Feed the Children and local fire halls.
Employee, student flu vaccination clinic set for Friday
The Lipscomb community will have the opportunity to get a flu vaccine Friday, Jan. 18, from 7 to 9 a.m. in the Health Assessment Lab on the 2nd floor of the Nursing building. The clinic is open to all university students, faculty, staff, spouses, and children age 4 and older of faculty and staff. This will be the final flu vaccination clinic to be held on campus this semester.
ICM, CNM scholarship winners hail from Vanderbilt and Hands On Nashville
Rhonda Phillippi, of Vanderbilt University/Tennessee Emergency Medical Services for Children, and Jaclyn Mothupi, of Hands On Nashville, were selected as the 2013 recipients of the Center for Nonprofit Management scholarship for the Institute for Conflict Management master's program.
The works of a jazz legend, Mozart in Music City, and a free-spirited jazz/classical trio headline spring semester performances
A grand choir of more than 300 voices kicked off Lipscomb's spring semester musical season, but more is to come, with popular songs from the '20s and '30s, quartets by Mozart and piano duets from famous operas on the program.
Jackson National Life supports future information technology management lab
Franklin-based Jackson National Life Insurance has established a grant to establish the Laboratory for Information Technology Management (ITM) at Lipscomb University’s School of Computing and Informatics (SCI).
Blackbird Theater, Fernandez win First Night honors at annual local theater gala
The Blackbird Theater, Lipscomb University’s artists-in-residence, drew three top honors Sunday at the Midwinter’s First Night Awards. Student performers and faculty were also honored.
300+ gathered at Christian College Choral Festival for free performance
The biennual Christian College Choral Festival was held in Nashville for the first time in some years on Jan. 11 and 12, drawing more than 300 college students from Church of Christ-affiliated colleges to study and perform a range of sacred, a cappella choral works.
Swang remembered as accounting giant, visitation held Jan. 10 on campus
Generations of accountants in the Nashville community and across the country were taught at the feet of a giant in business education — Axel W. Swang. Today, the Lipscomb community is mourning the loss of Swang, who died Tuesday, Jan. 8 at age 91. He was known for producing accountants who were not only prepared for their professions but were also young men and women of integrity.