Engineering students have near-perfect pass rate on national exam
Seniors in Lipscomb University’s Raymond B. Jones College of Engineering recently scored a 95 percent pass rate on the national Fundamentals of Engineering Exam (FE exam) while the national pass rate was only 77 percent.
Lipscomb Academy adds Governor's environmental award to its green trophy shelf
Governor Bill Haslam awarded Lipscomb Academy Elementary School the Governor’s Environmental Stewardship Award in the Excellence in Environmental Education and Outreach by Schools category. The governor recognized the school for its year-long “Keep Our Waters Clean” project.
Communication students pick up national Gracie Award in New York City
Five Lipscomb University students recently traveled to New York City to receive a Gracie Award for Outstanding Public Service Announcement.
Lipscomb Academy grads go across the pond to begin university experience
Thirty-two Lipscomb Academy graduates recently traveled to London to begin their tenure as Lipscomb University students. Students had the opportunity to earn college credit while exploring Britain June 7-15.
Middle Tennessee public school teachers learn how to use robotics to fulfill Common Core
Doodling robots, robotic fingers, gear games and mixing chemicals are all activities that 20 teachers from throughout Middle Tennessee will engage in June 26-28 at the STEER workshop. Teachers will learn hands-on activities that fulfill Common Core State Standards.
Education master's graduate becomes latest Fulbright winner from Lipscomb
This summer, the fourth Fulbright Scholar to come from Lipscomb University in the past seven years will head to Indonesia to teach in the local schools for a year. Jared Brett, who earned his M.Ed. from Lipscomb in December 2012, was selected to receive a Fulbright Fellowship to teach in Indonesia.
Kirby earns full-tuition scholarship through Degree of Change video competition
Serving others is something that Greg Kirby does on a daily basis as minister at Woodbine Family Church of Christ, which works closely with Youth Encouragement Services, located in South Nashville, an area with a high-concentration of low-income families. As the recipient of a full-tuition scholarship for a graduate business degree from Lipscomb University’s College of Business, Kirby will be able to expand that service as he acquires additional business knowledge to help launch Carpenter’s Square, a facility to serve youth in that community.
Andrews Institute announces inaugural Leadership Tennessee class
Lipscomb University’s Nelson and Sue Andrews Institute for Civic Leadership today announced the inaugural class for 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.
Teacher prep program named one of four best in nation
The Lipscomb University College of Education’s teacher preparation program was named one of the top four in the nation, along with Vanderbilt, Ohio State and Furman universities, in a National Council of Teacher Quality’s Teacher Prep Review released June 18.
Campus buzzes with career-focused academic summer camp for youngsters
Each year Lipscomb University hosts a variety of academic camps for middle and high schoolers interested in various career fields such as health care, journalism, forensic science, robotics and law. Students from across the nation attend these camps, designed to give youngsters a peek inside their potential future job.