Lipscomb offers faith night performance of “Les Miz”
Lipscomb University’s Department of Theatre and Office of Church Services are co-sponsoring Lipscomb’s Nov. 6 performance of the international smash hit “Les Misérables” as a special faith night performance for church groups and a fundraising night for Youth Encouragement Services.
PharmFest offers flu shots, bone marrow sign-up
The Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy invites the Lipscomb community and the community at-large to take advantage of two health care opportunities on Thursday, Oct. 10, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.: annual flu shots and a chance to join the national bone marrow registry.
Scot McKnight headlines Biblical Preaching Seminar this month
Lipscomb University’s Hazelip School of Theology presents the annual Biblical Preaching Seminar, Oct. 28-30, featuring guest speaker Scot McKnight, professor of New Testament at Northern Seminary in Lombard, Ill., discussing “Preaching the Sermon on the Mount.”
Former hostage Terry Waite shares trials at Institute for Conflict Management retreat
Terry Waite, scholar-in-residence for Lipscomb’s Institute for Conflict Management, recounted his situation as an example of “when things go terribly wrong” as he was the featured speaker at a special retreat offered by the institute for a group of 35 graduate students, board members, supporters and friends Sept. 12-13 in Woodstock, Vt., a city recognized for best practices in sustainability and mediation.
Translating the Dream seeks to open doors to education for non-English speakers
As the Nashville population continues to become more diverse, the challenges facing non-English speaking students in the community are on the rise. But, one group of leaders convened at Lipscomb University Oct. 1 to focus on the educational challenges facing refugee and immigrant populations and strategies for making an education more accessible to these populations.
Lipscomb community raises more than $11,000 for The Contributor street paper
Recently, Lipscomb University administration, faculty, staff and students all came together to help save a local nonprofit providing a much-needed service for the homeless of Nashville.
Andrews Institute appoints new academic, managing directors
Lipscomb University’s Nelson and Sue Andrews Institute for Civic Leadership recently announced the appointment of a new academic program director along with several other administrative promotions. Former director of Nashville Mayor’s Office of Neighborhoods and local government veteran Michelle D. Steele has been named Andrews Institute academic director. Andrews Institute Executive-in-Residence Lydia Lenker has been appointed managing director of the institute.
Lipscomb community mourns the loss of freshman Isaac Phillips
The Lipscomb University and Lipscomb Academy communities are mourning the loss of university freshman Isaac Phillips who died early Saturday morning, Sept. 28. A resident of High Rise Residence Hall, Phillips was a 2013 graduate of Lipscomb Academy, where he played football and baseball.
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