News Release Archive
Lipscomb’s Center for Entrepreneurship receives LaunchTN grant in support of Kittrell Pitch Competition
One of Lipscomb University’s premier programs to develop the next generation of innovative entrepreneurial leaders, the Kittrell Pitch Competition, received a $5,000 grant from Launch Tennessee this spring.
Kurdistan Regional Government Representative to the United States to discuss ISIS, refugee crisis at Lipscomb University April 5
Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman, Kurdistan Regional Government Representative to the United States is the featured speaker at an international briefing on ISIS and the refugee crisis at Lipscomb University on Tuesday, April 5.
Lipscomb women’s tennis team serves local refugees
Of the nine players on the Lipscomb women’s tennis team, each comes from a different country around the world. As a part of a spring break mission trip, the team worked with World Relief Nashville to help refugee families adjust to life in American culture, just as eight of these student athletes did themselves.
Lipscomb presents second annual International Food Fest as part of WOW WEEK 2016
As a part of Lipscomb’s Welcome to our World (WOW) Week 2016, Lipscomb presents its second annual International Food Fest featuring 11 food trucks offering international cuisine, on Thursday, April 7, from 12-3 p.m.
National expert in family and health public policy joins college faculty
William Lofton Turner, a former fellow in Barack Obama's senate office, brings scholarly expertise.
Five to be added to Lipscomb athletics Hall of Fame
The annual Baseball Alumni Weekend will have even more significance this spring when five former baseball players are inducted into the Lipscomb Athletics Hall of Fame.
Lipscomb student coaches local high school team to Academic WorldQuest victory
Elizabeth Ashwood, a freshman international relations and French major, as well as member of the Lipscomb women’s soccer team, has recently spent time with students from Martin Luther King Jr. Magnet High School in Nashville helping them prepare and compete in the Tennessee World Affairs Council’s annual Academic WorldQuest competition, which was held on Feb. 22, and hosted by Belmont University.
Eight Lipscomb students place at this year’s Southeast Journalism Conference
For its seventh year, Lipscomb's Department of Communication and Journalism has sent gifted students who have published or broadcast standout work on the university’s Lumination Network to the Southeast Journalism Conference to compete against some of the top journalism schools in the region.
Women's hoops preps for future with Lipscomb Means Business Breakfast
For the members of the Lipscomb women’s basketball team, growing better on the court is not the only goal for each season. The student athletes and their coaching staff make it a priority to not only improve as players, but to grow as women also.
College of Education’s Carrie Thornthwaite wins 2016 Mary Morris Award
Carrie Thornthwaite, professor of education at Lipscomb, was named the 2016 recipient of the Mary Morris Award for Exemplary Service to Society.
Resurrection Week to celebrate freedom in Christ
The Lipscomb community will have the opportunity to commemorate the death and resurrection of Christ during a series of events on campus March 21-27.
U.S. State Department official works to keep public servants safe throughout the world
Ambassador Gentry O. Smith, Director of the Office of Foreign Missions; United States Department of States, recently stopped by campus to share his experiences with students.
Halston exhibit featured in Lipscomb University’s Hutcheson Gallery, March 11-26
Lipscomb University’s Department of Fashion & Design, in conjunction with the College of Business, Raymond B. Jones College of Engineering, Department of Theatre and the Beaman Library, presents an exhibit by American fashion designer, Halston, March 11-26, in the John C. Hutcheson Gallery located in the James D. Hughes Center.
Former lead Disney artist helps shape future animators
For more than 25 years artist Tom Bancroft has been creating animated shorts, films and features in the animation industry. He shares that expertise with students as artist-in-residence in Lipscomb's College of Entertainment & the Arts.
Phil Ellenburg named vice president for alumni relations
Lipscomb University has appointed Nashville attorney and higher education veteran Phil Ellenburg as its vice president of alumni relations.
Lipscomb takes on Music City
Lipscomb University has been well represented as alumni have found fame and success in the country and Christian music industries.
Lipscomb completes first-ever public bond offering
On Feb. 24, Lipscomb University’s first public bond offering ever was oversold by more than 4.69 times in roughly two hours, far surpassing the expected $63 million total.
College of Business honors Larry Kloess at recent Heroes of Business event
On Thursday, March 3, Lipscomb University's College of Business honored Larry Kloess as its latest Heroes of Business recipient.
Lipscomb’s EAP hosts Humphrey Fellow for spring semester
Lipscomb's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) is hosting Dr. Soe Than, a professor and head of the methodology department at the Yangon Institute of Education in Myanmar, as a part of the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program during the spring semester.
Thursday night Singarama start time changed to 8 p.m.
The start time for Lipscomb University's production of Singarama Thursday evening has been moved to 8 p.m. due to the men's basketball A-Sun Conference tournament semifinal game that will be played at home earlier that evening.
Career night by Hampton leads men's hoops to A-Sun semifinals at home
Behind a career-high 35 points from junior J.C. Hampton, the men’s basketball team claimed a 92-89 overtime win over Jacksonville Tuesday night in the Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament Quarterfinals at Swisher Gymnasium in Jacksonville, Florida.
Donor impact initiative launched with event featuring President George W. Bush
President George W. Bush was the featured speaker Feb. 29 as Lipscomb University launched a new program designed to recognize its “associate” level donors.
New scholarship encourages education trailblazers
First-generation or minority students attending a Metro Nashville Public Schools high school who have a passion for teaching underserved populations have a new scholarship opportunity to help fund their educational goals with the Pionero Scholars Program.
Thomas Rhett shares how faith keeps him grounded
On Tuesday, Feb. 23, Thomas Rhett, dressed in his Tau Phi jersey, and his wife, Lauren spent time on campus sharing insight into their lives in the limelight and how their faith keeps them grounded through the fame and fortune.
Nearly 150 Middle Tennessee high school students participate in Lipscomb’s STEM Day
On Friday, Feb. 26, nearly 150 high school students from Middle Tennessee participated in Lipscomb’s 18th annual STEM Day on campus.