SALT Center Recognition

Lipscomb named part of 2012 National Service Honor Roll
3/12/12

Lipscomb University has been named to the 2012 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service. The Honor Roll recognizes higher education institutions that reflect the values of exemplary community service and achieve meaningful outcomes in their communities. Your selection to the Honor Roll is recognition from the highest levels of the federal government of your commitment to service and civic engagement on your campus and in our nation.

Learn more about what Honor Roll is here.

   
 
9/13/11
 
Lipscomb University has been ranked 78th in the nation, by Washington Monthly in its master’s universities category, Tennessee’s only master’s category university to make the top 100. Washington Monthly is a magazine that established its own ranking system seven years ago as an alternative to the well-known U.S. News and World Reports rankings. The Washington Monthly rankings were designed specifically to measure how a university gives back to its community through providing social mobility to low-income students, providing volunteer service and research advancements.  Keep Reading
   
2/10/11
 
The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has selected Lipscomb University as one of only 115 colleges and universities nationwide to receive its 2010 Community Engagement Classification. Lipscomb joins 196 institutions identified in the 2006 and 2008 selection process.  Keep Reading
   
9/22/10
 
Lipscomb University has been ranked 65th in the nation, by Washington Monthly in its master’s universities category, the only Nashville master’s category university to make the top 100.
   
4/15/09
 
For the second year in a row, the Corporation for National and Community Service has honored Lipscomb University with a place on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for exemplary service efforts and service to America’s communities.
   

Lipscomb was recently cited in the U.S. News and World Report “2009 America’s Best Colleges” guidebook as one of 25 universities in the nation with an outstanding service-learning program. The 25 listed universities, including national powerhouses such as Duke, Stanford, Tulane and Brown universities, were nominated by university presidents, academic officers and deans across the nation as stellar examples of service-learning initiatives.  Keep Reading
   

Lipscomb University’s new service-learning program, The SALT Program, has barely begun and already it’s adding some spice to Lipscomb’s academic record.
 
To date, Lipscomb is one of only five schools in Tennessee, and one of almost 250 nationwide, to be profiled in this national guidebook. Student Horizons expects the book to include up to 400 colleges by the time it is published around the new year, said Julianne Salisbury, director of Beyond the Books, the umbrella organization for the guidebook.  Keep Reading.
   
2/15/08
 
The Corporation for National and Community Service named Lipscomb University to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for exemplary service efforts and service to disadvantaged youth. Only eight schools in the state were named to this prestigious list.
 
Launched in 2006, the Community Service Honor Roll is the highest federal recognition a school can achieve for its commitment to service-learning and civic engagement.  Keep Reading
   
 

 

SALT Center Awards
 
 
The SALT Center would like to recognize a few of our community partners for their outstanding commitment and dedication to service-learning at Lipscomb. The SALT Center receives multiple nominations describing community partners who have done an exceptional job working with service-learning faculty and students through the SALT Program. These were organizations that were exceptionally easy to work with and got students excited about serving the community.
Because of our community partners' great dedication to service-learning and the SALT program, we have selected three of them to receive a monetary award to help support their organization.
 
 
The SALT Center would like to recognize an individual who has shown great dedication and investment in service-learning at Lipscomb through the SALT program. The Outstanding SALT Faculty Award is a special recognition which honors a faculty or staff member who has demonstrated a commitment to their students and to the community through service-learning. The recipient will receive a special recognition as well as a monetary award.
 
 
The SALT Scholar is a student who has become an expert in service-learning in the context of our campus and whose investment in service-learning experiences reflects an obvious academic interest in serving others and learning from that service.
Students who become SALT Scholars will have the opportunity to participate as leaders in Lipscomb’s service-learning program. At graduation, SALT Scholars will be designated in special ways, both in graduation regalia and on the graduation program.