University continues to prepare community for emergencies through strategic planning
As the nation experienced yet another tragedy with the mass shooting at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C., this week, Lipscomb University officials reflect on the institution’s emergency management procedures and preparation during National Emergency Preparedness month. Kathy Hargis, Lipscomb University risk manager, said that over the last few years the institution has developed policies, procedures and plans to make students, faculty, staff and guests better prepared for unexpected emergency situations.
Stan Lowery named director of human resources
Nashville business veteran Stan Lowery has been appointed director of human resources for Lipscomb University, which has 1,387 employees, which includes full-time and adjunct faculty as well as academy and university staff.
Andrews Institute launches girls leadership academy as NCAA® Women’s Final Four® legacy program
Nashville area high school girls will have a unique opportunity this fall to develop as leaders through a new leadership academy launched by Lipscomb University’s Nelson and Sue Andrews Institute for Civic Leadership in cooperation with the Champions4Women Committee of the Nashville Local Organizing Committee (NLOC), host of the 2014 NCAA Women’s Final Four in Nashville.
First three Global Hope MBA recipients plan to use skills to benefit home nations
As part of its increasing global reach, Lipscomb University’s College of Business created the Global Hope MBA degree program, providing full-tuition scholarships each year to selected international students who pledge to return home and use their MBA to make a difference in their home country. The first three recipients hail from Honduras, Madagascar and Kenya.
Music, sports, reunions and many other activities await visitors to Herdcoming Oct. 1-7
This October brings the first annual Lipscomb University Herdcoming, Oct. 1-7, a Homecoming celebration with an entire week’s worth of activities for alumni and their families to enjoy on campus. From music to reunions, from sports to a special chapel service, Herdcoming is the perfect opportunity to reunite with your former classmates and plug in to the current Lipscomb students and faculty.
Education dean called to testify on Common Core Standards before Senate committee
Lipscomb University’s College of Education Dean Candice McQueen is one of 14 people selected to testify before the Tennessee Senate Education Committee on Friday on the Common Core State Standards.
Lipscomb golf takes major step toward the future
The unveiling of the new George Robert Frost Short Game Practice Area on Monday, Sept. 16, highlighted a special day for Lipscomb golf on Monday as Lipscomb took a huge leap forward towards the future success of the golf programs.
ICM student to be honored at White House today
Today is a special day for Lipscomb student Kasar Abdulla. While the rest of the university campus continues about its daily activity today, Abdulla, a graduate student in Lipscomb University’s Institute for Conflict Management, is being honored by President Barack Obama.
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