Media veteran Alan Griggs appointed chair of communication and journalism
Veteran journalist Alan Griggs, former local news director and reporter, has been appointed chair of Lipscomb University’s Department of Communication and Journalism.
Convocation 2013 launches fall semester with a dose of reflection and inspiration
Lipscomb University’s 2013 Convocation ceremony launched the fall semester with a dose of reflection and inspiration, as university and Lipscomb Academy faculty, staff and students gathered in Allen Arena to celebrate on Tuesday, Aug. 27.
Long appointed chair of Governor's Task Force on Aging
Lipscomb University is being recognized statewide for its leadership in aging services and transforming the way communities and organizations serve the aging population. Charla Long, dean of the College of Professional Studies and founder of Lipscomb’s School of TransformAging®, has been appointed by Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam to chair a new Task Force on Aging. Haslam formed the group to create a plan to improve the lives and care of older Tennesseans and their families through a collaboration of public, private and nonprofit leaders.
Lipscomb named 2013-14 Christian College of Distinction
Lipscomb University has been honored as a Christian College of Distinction for the 2013-2014 school year. The Christian College of Distinction designation is given to select schools to honor their excellence in student-focused higher education. Lipscomb University is one of only 54 universities across the nation named to the list.
LJS project brings honor to Tennessee's WWI service men and women
As a sergeant in the Marine Corps for more than six years, Tim Mathisen completed two tours of Iraq. In 2006, he was part of a convoy security team. Two years later, Mathisen was part of a stability and security operation in villages located in the western part of that country. This past spring as a senior law, justice and society major in Lipscomb’s Institute for Law, Justice and Society, Mathisen was tasked with finding a problem and developing a solution as part of his capstone project that he had to complete prior to graduation in May. He decided to find a way to honor the World War I servicemen and women from Tennessee.
Off-campus dining program offers new option to students
Just as the city is our campus and the world our classroom, the city is becoming our dinner table. Students now have more dining options as part of a new off-campus dining program launched by Sodexo, Lipscomb’s dining service partner.
Bisons to face Murray State, Georgia, Vandy on hardwood this season
Featuring marquee road matchups at Georgetown, Georgia, Murray State and Vanderbilt along with a home-and-home series with rival Belmont, the 2013-14 Lipscomb men’s basketball schedule is set to usher in the Casey Alexander era.
University hits enrollment milestone topping 4,500 students for first time
Lipscomb University has reached another enrollment milestone as official enrollment numbers have topped 4,500 for the first time in university history. This is an 82 percent enrollment growth since 2005.
Summer construction keeps campus bustling
Summer was anything but quiet on the Lipscomb campus. It was full steam ahead this summer on several Lipscomb:Next initiatives, including a number of construction and renovation projects.
Tennessean praises Lipscomb Theatre, Circle Players' Rabbit Hole
The Lipscomb Department of Theatre and Circle Player’s present their first joint production of the 2013-14 theater season: The Pulitzer Prize-winning Rabbit Hole, by David Lindsay-Abaire.