ADVANCE, Quest and Initium kick off new students' fall semester 2013
Lipscomb University springs to life on Monday, Aug. 19, as classes for more than 4,000 students will begin. But the campus gets buzzing long before Monday with freshman and transfer students attending Advance, Quest and Initium, and the College of Pharmacy holding its annual White Coat Ceremony.
Eldridge appointed to the 2013 TNCPE board of examiners
Ray Eldridge, senior associate dean and professor of management in Lipscomb University’s College of Business, has been appointed by the Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence board of directors to the 2013 Board of Examiners. The TNCPE’s award program annually recognizes organizations demonstrating excellence in business operations and results.
First engineering grad students complete degrees in August
The Raymond B. Jones College of Engineering has reached a milestone as its first graduates of the Master of Science in Engineering Management program will receive their diplomas in August.
Lipscomb University named top college for return on investment in recent survey
Lipscomb University has been named a top university for lifetime return on investment by Affordable Colleges Online, a leading national resource for college affordability and financial aid information. Lipscomb was ranked eighth out of 185 Tennessee colleges analyzed for the ranking.
Former Hezbollah hostage, negotiator Terry Waite named ICM scholar-in-residence
British humanitarian and former Hezbollah hostage Terry Waite has been named scholar-in-residence at Lipscomb University’s Institute for Conflict Management. Waite, who garnered international recognition when he successfully negotiated the release of hostages in Iran and Libya while serving as a special envoy to the Archbishop of Canterbury in the 1980s, has a one-year appointment with the institute beginning in September. He was guest lecturer for the institute in 2006.
Santiago provides elegant backdrop for new Latin America program
The Mapocho River lined by lush parks, the Andes Mountains, 19th century neoclassical architecture and winding side streets provided a unique classroom for 24 Lipscomb students this past spring who were studying in Santiago, Chile, as part of the university’s Lipscomb in Latin America program. This spring marked the first full cohort to complete the newest study abroad offering.
Lipscomb volunteers help make start of new year brighter for local elementary students
Students at three Nashville schools will have new backpacks filled with supplies to start the school year. A team of Lipscomb University volunteers joined organizations from across the city to stuff backpacks with school supplies donated as part of the United Way Day of Action Thursday, July 25. Hundreds of volunteers were on hand at Nashville’s Greer Stadium to fill enough backpacks so that every student at three Metro Nashville Public School elementary schools, including Tusculum and Napier, will receive a backpack when classes begin in August.
Wellness Program partners with Good Food for Good People to bring CSA to campus
The Wellness Program has added a new healthy opportunity for campus by partnering with the Good Food For Good People Buyer’s Club to deliver fresh, locally grown produce to campus every Tuesday at 2:30-3 p.m.
Lipscomb Theatre announces joint productions with Circle Players for new season
The Lipscomb University Theatre announced this week that the 2013-14 season will include two world-famous productions jointly produced with Nashville’s oldest community theater, Circle Players: the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama “Rabbit Hole” and the blockbuster musical “Shrek.”
Summer Scholars gives 44 teens a taste of college, with credit, before enrolling
While most high school students lounge around pools or sunbathe at the beach during the summer, others are getting a head start in higher education with the Summer Scholars program here at Lipscomb University.