Check out John Conger, chair of the department of family and consumer sciences, discussing the latest census statistics on marriage in Tennessee. Is marriage on the way out? Conger says no way.
Lipscomb senior women’s basketball player Jenna Bartsokas has been awarded the NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship. Bartsokas was one of six NCAA women’s basketball players to receive the $7,500 scholarship.
Three military veterans who took advantage of the Post 9-11 Yellow Ribbon Educational Enhancement program will be starting their civilian careers after receiving their degrees on Saturday.
Lipscomb University will hold its 2011 commencement ceremony Saturday, May 7, at 2 p.m. in Allen Arena. As of today, 573 degrees are expected to be conferred, the largest amount ever to be awarded in the university’s history.
Michael F. Adams, president of the University of Georgia (UGA), has been named Lipscomb University’s 2011 Alumnus of the Year. A 1970 graduate of Lipscomb, Adams is in his 14th year as president of UGA. Adams is a widely respected figure in higher education. He was honored at Lipscomb University’s spring commencement on May 7, where he addressed graduates and their families.
Lipscomb’s business students have had energy saving, thrift shopping and pen pals on the brain this past year. The College of Business SIFE team won its division at the Atlanta Regional SIFE competition in April for service projects and savvy business skills.
Lydia Lenker, press secretary to former Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen, has been appointed executive-in-residence at Lipscomb University’s Andrews Institute for Civic Leadership (ICL). As executive-in-residence, Lenker will develop and manage special initiatives for the institute. The position is a one-year appointment for Lenker.
Butler University Men's Basketball Coach Brad Stevens will be the featured speaker at Lipscomb University’s Fourth Annual Don Meyer Evening of Excellence on April 14, 2012. Stevens led the Butler Bulldogs to two consecutive NCAA Division I championship games in 2010 and 2011 and is the youngest coach in NCAA history to achieve such a feat. Tickets begin at $25 and are on sale now at LipscombSports.com