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The best example of our impact at Lipscomb University can be seen through our alumni.
We work to instill in our graduates competency and character, knowledge and faith, service and selflessness, and an open spirit to the call of God on their lives. We prepare them with a perspective of critical thinking that continues to grow their understanding and faith as they engage in the world and communities around them. Below are some examples of alumni who are pushing boundaries, seeking innovative solutions to complex problems and experiencing and offering the grace, peace and truth of Christ in our society and the world.
Clydetta Fulmer (’70) created a life-size, bronze statue to commemorate Montgomery’s bicentennial celebration
Exercise science alumna known for her ultra running wins and positive life view
Alumnus Drew McDonald is at the helm of his own restaurant in Knoxville, Tennessee, that is considered one of the earliest purveyors of locally based cuisine in the city.
Alumnus James Murrell established pioneering U.S. escape room company just miles from his alma mater.
As Deion Sims enters medical school this fall at the University of Washington in Seattle, his undergraduate degree from Lipscomb University has prepared him to pursue his dream of becoming a doctor and to lead in the classroom and among his colleagues.
Michaela Kirk traded high fashion for a hard hat to put her engineering degree to work in health care construction
Commitment and friendship result in a Bible degree for one student and an honorary degree for another
MarQo Patton, a Lipscomb Honors awardee, is already shaping the lives of the youngest members of the entertainment industry.
Viewers across the country watched as Lipscomb alumnus Gerron Hurt won the Season 9 MasterChef competition with new takes on Southern favorites.
Like most of Lipscomb’s graduates who attain a Fulbright Scholarship, Minor was familiar with global travel and interested in cultures different from her own. Her maternal grandfather has a Danish heritage, and her immediate family lived in the Bahamas during Minor’s childhood years.