Watts appointed director of graduate business student services
Nashville business leader Deborah L. Watts has been appointed director of graduate student services in Lipscomb University’s College of Business. The director of graduate student services in a new position in the College of Business to provide leadership in the creation, implementation and coordination of programs designed to retain graduate students and to engage them in the college’s mission, said Turney Stevens, dean of the College of Business.
HumanDocs premieres immigration-themed documentary as part of Tennessee Welcome Week
Lipscomb University’s HumanDocs Film Series and the Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition are partnering to present the Tennessee premiere of “I Learn America,” a documentary about five teenage immigrants as they adapt to life in America, on Wednesday, Sept. 18, at 7 p.m. in Lipscomb’s Shamblin Theatre.
School of TransformAging® receives grant to improve TennCare services for aging
Transforming the way society responds to aging issues—from public policy to service-delivery is the primary focus of Lipscomb University’s School of TransformAging®. Now, experts at the school have a new opportunity to impact the quality of care in Tennessee through a partnership with Princeton University.
Student's OPEN Gallery in the Arcade features Jason Judd, editor for BITE Magazine
Jason Judd, a Chicago-based visual artist, co-director of the Chicago art and contemporary practices organization Make-Space.net and art editor for BITE Magazine, will be featured in the OPEN Gallery throughout September, with an opening reception held during the Fifth Avenue Art Crawl Saturday.
Counselor workshop offers talk by pioneer of reality therapy theory Robert Wubbolding
Local counselors and counseling students are invited to Reality Therapy in Action, a day-long workshop on Sept. 10 featuring Dr. Robert E. Wubbolding, a pioneer in one of the most frequently-used cognitive behavior theories: reality therapy, intended to help clients examine their harmful behaviors and make smarter choices.
Ignite unconference for teachers features Kecia Ray, national technology leader
Local teachers are invited to attend the College of Education’s first technology “unconference,” a free fast-paced, informal conference where participants will learn practical, classroom-ready technology integration skills, on Sept. 7.
Cross country teams start fall semester with baptisms
Four Lipscomb University cross country student athletes begin the new school year with baptisms during team retreat in August.
Media veteran Alan Griggs appointed chair of communication and journalism
Veteran journalist Alan Griggs, former local news director and reporter, has been appointed chair of Lipscomb University’s Department of Communication and Journalism.
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