News Release Archive
Lipscomb mourns loss of track and field standout Deery
The Lipscomb University athletic department announced today that rising sophomore Matt Deery, a track and field standout, lost his life in an automobile accident in Upper Nazareth Township, Pa., on Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 1.
Youngblood brings lifelong love of nursing to Lipscomb program
Beth Youngblood has wanted to be a nurse for as long as she can remember. As a child, she played teacher and nurse with her collection of stuffed animals. Determined that she wanted to pursue a career in nursing, Youngblood, at age 13, got a job helping out in a large Nashville obstetrics and gynecology practice. It was there that she fell in love with women’s health and the excitement that comes with expectant families.
Mens hoops set to take on defending national champ Kentucky
For the first time since the 2005-06 season, the Lipscomb men’s basketball team is set to make a trip to Rupp Arena to face the defending national champion Kentucky Wildcats on Dec. 15.
Tractor Supply Company CEO to speak at Aug. 22 Nashville Business Breakfast
Jim Wright, chairman and chief executive officer for Tractor Supply Company (TSC), will be the featured speaker at Lipscomb University’s Nashville Business Breakfast at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 22, in Allen Arena. Wright joined TSC as president and chief operating officer in November 2000. In 2004 he was named CEO and was appointed chairman in 2007. TSC is a 1,100-plus retail farm and ranch chain based in Nashville.
Lipscomb choral director presents historical research at Library of Congress
Not many people get the chance to present their research at the nation’s preeminent archive, the Library of Congress. But that is the opportunity that Lipscomb’s director of choruses got this summer when he attended the American Choral Director’s Association (ACDA) National Symposium on American Choral Music.
Haney wins One Degree Away from Making a Difference video competition
Cory Haney wants to make a difference in the world. He will be able to put his plan into action a little more easily with a full-tuition scholarship to Lipscomb’s graduate studies in business program at Lipscomb. He was announced July 20 as the winner of the ONE DEGREE AWAY FROM MAKING A DIFFERENCE SCHOLARSHIP Video Contest.
Spivey appointed academic director for law, justice and society program
Attorney Randy Spivey has been appointed academic director for Lipscomb University’s Institute for Law, Justice and Society (LJS). Spivey will expand the LJS curriculum and academic offerings as well as develop new programs for the institute.
Veteran Services hosts Center for Deployment Psychology symposium on serving vets
Lipscomb University’s Office of Veteran Services is hosting a symposium for university counselors and staff personnel featuring experts from the Center for Deployment Psychology (CPD) on Tuesday, July 31. The symposium will include clinical as well as non-clinical approaches to working with veterans and developing a better understanding of this unique population on college and university campuses.
SEE Math workshop trains 72 Middle TN teachers in innovative math techniques and content
Almost 75 teachers from Tennessee’s Robertson, Maury and Sumner counties, Lebanon city schools and the Metropolitan Nashville School System attended this year’s SEE-Math Institutes U, V and Y, two-week professional development seminars focused on making math relatable and fun for students.
Yellow ribbon students reach the summit of Mount Rainier this past spring
Lipscomb students Casey Campana and Benjamin Spencer, both part of the Yellow Ribbon scholarship program, rose to new heights this past spring when they went on their first mountain-climbing expedition: to the top of Mount Rainier, the fifth-highest mountain in the contiguous United States.
College of Pharmacy receives full accreditation completing six years of hard work
The Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy, the first pharmacy college established in Middle Tennessee, has been granted full accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).
New food vendors, bookstore part of summer campus center renovation
Lipscomb University recently announced several additions and changes to the Bennett Campus Center, a retail, social and food hub for the campus. Sodexo, which has provided food service for the institution for more than 30 years, will now manage the university’s bookstore as well as all of its campus services and retail facilities beginning this summer.
2012 Kopio Awards recognize tireless service to ministry
A cappella musical pioneer Keith Lancaster and Nashville humanitarian J.D. Elliott as well as long-time ministers Clarence Dailey and Harold Redd were honored with Lipscomb University’s 2012 Kopio Awards, given annually at Summer Celebration.
Make a difference for one MBA student with your online vote
Admitted graduate students in the College of Business were given the opportunity this year to compete for a full-tuition scholarship for the MBA program, and you have the power to choose which one gets to make a dream come true.
Turn Back Tuition enhances access to college degree for working adults
In continuing efforts to expand access to a college degree for the 61 percent of Americans who don’t hold a post-secondary degree, Lipscomb University is offering adults who have attended college but not completed a bachelor’s degree the opportunity to turn back time by enrolling in the Adult Degree Program at a tuition equal to when they were previously enrolled in college.
Education dean tapped to explain changes in state academic standards to education leaders
The College of Education dean, professors in the sciences, students in biology and pharmacy, and alumni in music all made great strides in scholarship throughout the spring 2012 semester. Faculty and students alike won awards in service, research, scholarship and the arts.
Lipscomb wins honorable mention for Mayor’s Award for Outstanding School Partner
A committee appointed by Nashville mayor Karl Dean recently selected Lipscomb University, with specific accolades to the College of Education, as the honorable mention honoree for the 2012 Mayor’s Award for Outstanding School Partner.
Education college helps district and charter schools work together in fellows program
When it comes to district schools and charter schools, rarely do the two mix. But in the 2011-2012 school year, the College of Education got teachers from both systems together and talking through the Shared Practices Fellowship program.
IMPACT 2012 destined to impact the lives of thousands of teens June 15-23
IMPACT, June 15-23, is a summer faith camp at Lipscomb providing an atmosphere for teens that enables them to develop a personal faith and impact their world for Christ.
HCA/TriStar grant helps Lipscomb offer hands-on health care experience
Lipscomb University and HCA/TriStar have partnered to offer the Lipscomb-HCA/TriStar Healthcare Academy, June 11-15, introducing rising 10th- through 12th-grade high school students to a variety of health science professions. The academy is funded by a $10,000 grant from HCA/TriStar.
Celebrate Independence Day at Summer Celebration's July 3 family picnic, fireworks
Lipscomb University will host its annual Summer Celebration July 1-3 on the campus. Sessions will focus on the theme of “Beginning Now!,” a look into the early chapters of the book of Genesis. Summer Celebration is three days of Bible classes and lectured drawing more than 75 presenters and speakers from through the United States and overseas.
College of Education establishes new Master of Education with Reading Specialty
With more attention turning to children’s literacy and Tennessee implementing new common core academic standards, Lipscomb University’s College of Education announces the creation of the Master of Education with Reading Specialty, designed to help schools meet the growing demands.
ICM hosts Nashville public school teachers at conflict resolution training
Lipscomb University’s Institute for Conflict Management (ICM) hosted around 50 educators from Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools, Nashville nonprofits and organizations in surrounding regions for CRETE, a nationally recognized conflict resolution training for school teachers May 29 through June 1.
Garrett joins development team, will lead Associates program
Trevor Garrett has joined the Lipscomb University Office of Development and Alumni Relations. Garrett, associate athletic director for external affairs at Lipscomb, has been appointed director of the Lipscomb Associates Program, the university’s donor society specifically designed for mid-level donors. In this role, Garrett will collaborate with the annual and special giving team on strategies for growing the associates program and provide leadership for other development initiatives.
International relations expert appointed director of global learning program
Marketing and higher education veteran and global learning expert Michael Winegeart has been appointed director of global learning at Lipscomb University. Winegeart will expand further the university’s growing global learning program and offerings. He comes to Lipscomb from Abilene Christian University’s College of Business Administration (COBA) where he was assistant professor of international business for 15 years as well as director of global initiatives and experiential learning for the college.