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Alumni Stories

The best example of our impact at Lipscomb University can be seen through our alumni.

MarQo Patton at Lipscomb Honors

MarQo Patton speaks at Lipscomb Honors in the Country Music Hall of Fame.

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.

  • Paving the way for women

    Michaela Kirk traded high fashion for a hard hat to put her engineering degree to work in health care construction

  • The hands and feet of the Lord

    Commitment and friendship result in a Bible degree for one student and an honorary degree for another

  • Shaping future careers in entertainment industry

    MarQo Patton, a Lipscomb Honors awardee, is already shaping the lives of the youngest members of the entertainment industry.

  • Education alumnus is MasterChef 2018

    Viewers across the country watched as Lipscomb alumnus Gerron Hurt won the Season 9 MasterChef competition with new takes on Southern favorites.

  • Hannah Minor is Lipscomb's latest Fulbright Scholar

    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.