News Release Archive
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.
400 volunteers head out across the globe during spring break, March 18-22
If sending mission teams was like playing football, spring break would be Lipscomb’s Super Bowl. In just a few short weeks, 23 teams and nearly 400 volunteers will serve in nine different countries and seven U.S. cities.
Lipscomb endows a professorship in honor of accountant Charles Frasier
College of Business Dean Turney Stevens announced The Charles E. Frasier Professorship of Accounting at a dinner Tuesday, Feb. 26, in honor of Frasier, who is professor and chair of the department of accounting, finance and economics.
Lipscomb receives unique art collection of more than 100 pieces from Taylor family
Lipscomb University students will have the opportunity to learn from a unique collection of paintings that were recently given to the university’s College of Arts & Sciences (CAS). Dr. Dean Taylor, a former pathologist at Nashville’s Centennial Medical Center, recently donated more than 100 paintings to the CAS in memory of his late wife, Mary. The Mary Elbert Taylor Art Collection is valued at more than $275,000 and is comprised of pieces his wife assembled over a span of nearly a decade. She died in 2012.
Lipscomb communication students win Gracie Award® for Geena Davis Institute educational video
Five Lipscomb University student producers have been awarded a national Gracie Award for Outstanding Public Service Announcement for a Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media video on gender stereotypes.
Andrews Institute marks 50th anniversary of Metro Nashville with focus on neighborhoods
Lipscomb University’s Nelson and Sue Andrews Institute for Civic Leadership is marking the 50th anniversary of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County by hosting a discussion of Nashville’s neighborhood associations on March 6. The event is free and open to the public.
LifePoint’s William F. Carpenter III to speak at Nashville Business Breakfast March 12
William F. Carpenter III, chairman and chief executive officer of LifePoint Hospitals., will be the featured speaker at Lipscomb University’s Nashville Business Breakfast at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, March 12, in Allen Arena.
Bond featured in this week’s ‘NASHVILLE,’ producing movie on Don Meyer
Former Bison outfielder Casey Bond, who was featured in the critically-acclaimed film, Moneyball, will appear in the next new episode of ABC television’s “Nashville.” Bond portrays Gil Martin, chief of staff for Mayor Teddy Conrad, in Episode 14, “Dear Brother,” set to air Wed., Feb. 27 at 9 p.m. CST.
Synergy!, March 5 symposium on serving veterans promotes collaboration
State and federal government agencies, nonprofit veteran service organizations, businesses with veterans programs, community leaders and others will convene at Lipscomb University March 5 for Synergy!
Lipscomb student heads to Washington to meet with Obama
Sophomore Matt Brown will head to the nation’s capital this weekend for a series of meetings and events that is scheduled to include a meeting in the White House with President Barack Obama.
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.