News Release Archive
Lipscomb University featured in The Princeton Review’s 2013 green colleges guidebook
Lipscomb University is one of the 322 most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S. and Canada, according to The Princeton Review.
Timken Company CEO honored with Heroes of Business Award
James W. Griffith, CEO of The Timken Company, a global $5 billion steel and bearing company, was honored April 18 with the Lipscomb University College of Business 2013 Heroes of Business Award.
‘Practicing the Way of Jesus’ theme of 2013 Summer Celebration set for June 30-July 2
Some of the most dynamic speakers from across the nation will share faith-shaping messages about “Practicing the Way of Jesus: The Message of the Sermon on the Mount” at Lipscomb University’s Summer Celebration 2013 set for June 30-July 2. The festival concludes on July 2 with a concert by the Annie Moses Band and fireworks.
Management students assist ethical companies vying for the 2013 BBB Torch Award
When the Middle Tennessee Torch Awards are handed out on May 16 by the Better Business Bureau (BBB), hopefully it will be more than the winning companies who will be celebrating. Thirty-one Lipscomb University students in the Principles of Management class assisted various companies in preparing their entries for the Torch Awards, which celebrate ethical commerce.
College of Business named among best in the nation for veterans
Lipscomb University’s College of Business has been ranked in the top 25 in the nation in the Military Times’ 2013 Best for Vets: Business Schools rankings.
Family and consumer sciences students bring relationship advice to Martha O'Bryan
Usually it’s college students who find themselves in need of advice on their love lives, but this spring students in the department of Family and Consumer Sciences provided their own advice on “How to Avoid Falling for a Jerk” to women much older than they.
Lipscomb runners safe after Boston Marathon tragedy
Several members of the Lipscomb community were in Boston Monday, April 15, to compete in the Boston Marathon or to cheer for their friends and loved ones. Assistant track and field coach Jenny Randolph and former Lipscomb runner Caitlin Anderson were nearby when the explosions occurred.
History chair, LIFE program founder Richard Goode wins Mary Morris Award
Richard Goode, chair of the history, politics and philosophy department and founder of the LIFE Program, was selected as the 2013 recipient of the Mary Morris Award, an annual award given to a member of the Lipscomb community who exhibits an exemplary spirit of service to the community.
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.