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.
Convocation 2013 launches fall semester with a dose of reflection and inspiration
Lipscomb University’s 2013 Convocation ceremony launched the fall semester with a dose of reflection and inspiration, as university and Lipscomb Academy faculty, staff and students gathered in Allen Arena to celebrate on Tuesday, Aug. 27.
Long appointed chair of Governor's Task Force on Aging
Lipscomb University is being recognized statewide for its leadership in aging services and transforming the way communities and organizations serve the aging population. Charla Long, dean of the College of Professional Studies and founder of Lipscomb’s School of TransformAging®, has been appointed by Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam to chair a new Task Force on Aging. Haslam formed the group to create a plan to improve the lives and care of older Tennesseans and their families through a collaboration of public, private and nonprofit leaders.
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