News Release Archive
Lipscomb University named one of the South’s most innovative universities by U.S. News
Lipscomb University has been named one of the South’s most innovative schools by U.S. News and World Report’s “2016 America’s Best Colleges” guidebook published on Wednesday, Sept. 9.
Frasier’s impact in classroom recognized with establishment of new academic chair
On Aug. 26 at a special gathering in Lipscomb’s Swang Business Center, longtime accounting professor Charles Frasier was honored with the announcement of a newly established chair in his name.
Lipscomb community mourns the loss of student Jared Eubanks
The Lipscomb community is mourning the loss today of senior Jared Eubanks, a nursing major from Hendersonville, Tennessee. He died Sept. 7 following a lengthy illness.
Lipscomb University hits all-time enrollment record this fall, 86 percent growth over last decade
Lipscomb University has reached another enrollment milestone as numbers after the first week of classes for fall 2015 have topped 4,600 for the first time in university history. This marks an 86 percent enrollment growth over the last decade.
Lipscomb Theatre announces an exciting line up of productions for this year
The Lipscomb University Department of Theatre announces its 2015-16 theater season as it prepares for the first production to kick off at the end of this month. With partnerships through Lipscomb’s Foundation Dance Theatre and Blackbird Theater Company, there is another exciting year ahead for Lipscomb Theatre and community members alike.
Nashville schools enrolls 32 counselors in Ayers online professional development
Lipscomb's College Access Project enhances school counselors' college mentoring skills.
Lipscomb engineering missions team installs 104-foot-long bridge in San Esteban, Honduras
Throughout the course of this past year, students, faculty and staff from Lipscomb’s Raymond B. Jones College of Engineering in conjunction with Lipscomb's Peugeot Center for Engineering Service to Developing Communities, Honduras Outreach Inc. and HDR/ICA, have been working to design, build and install a pedestrian bridge in San Esteban, Honduras.
Armstrong’s vision leads him to the top ranks of amateur golfers
Sophomore golfer Dawson Armstrong made national headlines this summer as he won one of the top amateur golf tournaments in the country.
Lipscomb University hosts the Justice Film Festival Sept. 11-12
The Lipscomb University College of Entertainment & the Arts, along with Nashville-based marketing agency Different Drummer and Lipscomb’s HumanDocs series, present the Justice Film Festival, a two-day film festival that will bring short and feature films devoted to the inspiring stories of vulnerable and oppressed people worldwide to campus, Sept. 11-12.
Internationally renowned artist Michael Shane Neal named artist-in-residence
Michael Shane Neal, internationally renowned portrait artist, has been appointed artist-in-residence in the Lipscomb University College of Entertainment & the Arts’ Department of Visual Arts.
Adult Degree Program receives THEC grant to increase access, support for adult students
Lipscomb University’s College of Professional Studies has been awarded a $50,000 Ready to Reconnect grant from the Tennessee Higher Education Commission for its new POWER-UP for Adult Learners program.
Lipscomb University swings back into action for the 2015-16 school year with move-in day
Nearly 600 freshman/transfers arrived to Lipscomb’s campus with packed cars, big smiles, nervous stomachs and teary-eyed parents, ready to move and settle into their new homes at Lipscomb, this past Sunday, Aug. 16.
Lipscomb's residence life team introduces RAs to university policy with Behind Closed Doors training session
As an introduction to university policy, Lipscomb’s residence life team decided to move away from traditional case-study scenarios and toward role-playing ones, intending to help RAs practice how to handle conflict, rather than simply discussing it “in theory."
Lipscomb unlocks forgotten chapter in history
Beaman Library's unique Stribling Brock Letters Collection featured on NBC Nightly News.
Armstrong eagle leads to 113th Western Amateur Championship
Sophomore Bison golfer made Lipscomb history Saturday, Aug. 8, as he made an eagle to take the 113th Western Amateur Championship, one of the top tournaments in the country for amateur golfers.
Sarah Keith Gamble continues her journey at Lipscomb
Just over 40 years working for Lipscomb University, Sarah Keith Gamble has not only dedicated her heart to its community, but has made a tremendous impact and lasting relationships with faculty, staff and students.
Nashville voters have new resource to help make last-minute decisions
With the Aug. 6 election looming just hours away, voters have a new resource to help them evaluate candidates running for mayor of Metro Nashville Davidson County thanks to a student project for the College of Professional Studies.
Leadership Tennessee initiative receives $750,000 grant to expand scope, impact on state
Leadership Tennessee, a leadership education initiative of Lipscomb University’s Nelson & Sue Andrews Institute for Civic Leadership, has received a $750,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to expand the program’s offerings, scope and impact on Tennessee.
Mayor Dean honored for impact on city at Nashville Business Breakfast
On July 28, more than 800 business leaders celebrated Nashville Mayor Karl Dean’s leadership and contribution to the community at Lipscomb University’s Nashville Business Breakfast.
Visiting scholar from Chinese university learns English through EAP program
Zhao Li, a visiting scholar and administrator from Hunan International Economics University in Changsha, Hunan Province, China, is learning English through Lipscomb's EAP program.
2015 Lipscomb/Nissan BisonBot Robotics Camps
Hundreds of young students from across the region had fun learning about robotics, engineering and more through a series of BisonBot robotics camps, sponsored by Nissan North America Inc.
Social justice trip offers transforming experience for doctoral students
The Hazelip School of Theology has chosen Deep South locales to serve as their biennial travel experience for doctoral students, and it is changing lives.
Lipscomb community mourns the loss of J.D. Elliott
Former Lipscomb trustee J.D. Elliott is being remembered today as a quiet, humble giant who did mighty things for Lipscomb University, the church and numerous community organizations.
Medal of Honor Recipients come to Lipscomb Aug. 7
Lipscomb will host a Nashville Salutes Town Hall Forum with three Vietnam War heroes.
Summer Scholars program gives high school seniors glimpse of Lipscomb, Nashville
Lipscomb University’s Summer Scholars program is back for its seventh year, challenging rising high school seniors from around the country to get a head start on college credits and offering a glimpse into college life.