With productions from Lipscomb University’s Department of Music, Blackbird Theater, the Nashville Opera, the Nashville Symphony, and FiftyForward Music for Seniors, Middle Tennessee music and theater audiences have much to look forward to in March and April in the "Mozart in Music City" series.
Legendary musician Charlie Daniels hosted a special free concert Tuesday to support Lipscomb University’s Yellow Ribbon Enhancement Program as part of the iostudio Charlie Daniels’ Scholarship for Heroes event. Performances by Daniels along with Chris Young, The Grascals, Keni Thomas, Bleach and surprise guest Jason Aldean were part on the program.
Jane Andrews, Davidson County’s CASA director and 2012-13 master’s candidate at the Nelson and Sue Andrews Institute for Civic Leadership, submitted her capstone project to expand CASA training to other professionals working with child victims of abuse to the Social Enterprise Alliance's Business for Good Competition and has been selected as one of 10 finalists.
The Lipscomb University School of Nursing was well represented at the 2012 Middle Tennessee March of Dimes Nurse of the Year Celebration in December. Beth Youngblood, executive associate dean and professor of nursing, was named the March of Dimes Women’s Health Nurse of the Year. Senior nursing student Anna Cobb was named the March of Dimes Undergraduate Student Nurse of the Year.
Lipscomb University recently announced the addition of four members to its board of trustees.
Lipscomb University General Counsel Phil Ellenburg has been named president of Middle Tennessee Christian School (MTCS), a preK-12 school affiliated with the Churches of Christ located in Murfreesboro, Tenn. Ellenburg, who joined the university staff in January 1994, will begin his role with MTCS in April.
Graphic designer Michael Bierut, of New York City-based design firm Pentagram, will offer a free lecture at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 11 in Ward Hall, as part of Lipscomb University’s 2013 Presidential Lectureship for Art and Art History. This event is free and open to the public. A free reception will follow the lecture.
Lipscomb University’s Nelson and Sue Andrews Institute for Civic Leadership announced Wednesday, Feb. 6, the launch of 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.