News Release Archive
Revenge of the Nerds gives students chance to 'geek-out' and compete
On Friday, April 8, Lipscomb students of all majors were given an opportunity to participate in the College of Computing & Technology's Revenge of the Nerds, a fun and laid-back gaming competition.
Lipscomb mourns the loss of longtime board member Bryan Crisman
Bryan Crisman, longtime member of the Lipscomb University Board of Trustees and friend of the institution, died Sunday evening, April 10 at the age of 97 in Memphis.
HealthyU Expo features variety of vendors to promote health, wellness
A healthy campus is a happy campus, and the Lipscomb community will have an opportunity to learn more about healthy lifestyles and resources that are available at the annual HealthyU Expo Wednesday, April 13.
5 Minute Film Festival student features short films and chance to submit one film in the prestigious Nashville Film Festival
For its third year, Lipscomb University’s College of Entertainment & the Arts, Department of Cinematic Arts, Department of Communication and Journalism in association with HumanDocs held its 5 Minute Film Festival, the university’s premier film event, on Friday, April 8, in Shamblin Theatre.
Sustainability Summit features Joel Makower, GreenBiz.com creator Wednesday
Lipscomb University’s Institute for Sustainable Practice hosts its 2016 Sustainability Summit, presented by Nissan, on campus Wednesday, April 13, featuring GreenBiz.com's Joel Makower.
New McFarland addition dedication and inaugural J.S. Ward Society dinner to be held on Friday, April 15
A dedication and ribbon cutting event will be held on Friday, April 15, to celebrate the grand opening of Lipscomb's newest academic facility: the addition to the almost 50-year-old McFarland Science Center. Following the ceremony will be the inaugural J.S. Ward Society Leadership dinner to celebrate the past, present and future of the Lipscomb Science Program.
You're A Good Man Charlie Brown opens today in Lipscomb's Collins Alumni Auditorium
Lipscomb Theatre presents You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, April 8-16, in Collins Alumni Auditorium, based on the comic strip “Peanuts” by Charles M. Schulz.
Borchers appointed associate dean in the College of Business
Andy Borchers joins Allison Duke on the College of Business' academic leadership team after his recent appointment as associate dean of the college.
Leading Edge hosts Sexual Assault Awareness Day
The Leading Edge hosted, a student-led group that seeks out areas on campus that need improvement, hosted a “Sexual Assault Awareness Day” on April 5 to equip Lipscomb’s students with knowledge about sexual assault and what to do to prevent it should a situation arise.
Student-driven SGA event brings renowned marriage and dating experts to campus
On March 22, nearly 300 students came to listen to marriage and dating experts, Andy and Amanda Savage, discuss dating, marriage and sex, in the context of a God-centered relationship.
Psychology and counseling department partners with Cumberland Heights on new program
Lipscomb University’s Department of Psychology and Counseling is teaming up with Cumberland Heights’ alcohol and drug abuse recovery center to create a specialized program for students in the CACREP-accredited Master of Science degree in clinical mental health counseling track this spring.
Graduate film students find way to Sesame Street
A group of Lipscomb graduate film students recently had the opportunity to work on the set of a special Sesame Street production in Nashville with faculty member Steve Feldman.
Lipscomb alumni Kelsea Ballerini and Thomas Rhett shine at Academy of Country Music Awards
Lipscomb University was well represented by alumni Kelsea Ballerini and Thomas Rhett at the 51st annual Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards that aired on CBS on Sunday, April 3.
Lipscomb’s Hutcheson Gallery presents an exhibit by alumnus Robert Scobey, April 4-May 4
Lipscomb University’s John C. Hutcheson Gallery presents “Daylight Salad Days,” an exhibit by visual artist Robert Scobey, April 4 through May 4.
More than 800 students to participate in Lipscomb’s annual Service Day
On Wednesday, April 6, Lipscomb University classes will be cancelled for the afternoon as students, faculty and staff disperse between nearly 50 different agencies across Middle Tennessee for the university's annual Service Day.
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.