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Belmont University Announces 2020 Humanities Symposium Lineup for Sept. 28 – Oct. 2

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Belmont’s 2020 Humanities Symposium is scheduled for Monday, September, 28 – Friday, October 2. Now in its 19th year, the symposium will investigate the essential relationship between democracy and dialogue in bringing to fruition the “more perfect union” envisioned even if imperfectly by the...

Bonnaroo U Takes Innovative Education to the Farm

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The last time Hailey Pierce attended the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival she popped in for a day with her mom to see The Lemon Twigs before a campus visit to Belmont. Now at age 21 and a student in Belmont’s Bonnaroo U course,...

Career and Professional Development Receives National Career Innovation Award

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Embedding career readiness into curriculum is a priority at Belmont. Through steady attention and fruitful faculty partnerships, Belmont’s Office of Career and Professional Development (OCPD) is making great impact and has created numerous scalable career readiness touchpoints for students in the Curb College of...

Guaranteed Admittance, Scholarship for Middle Tennessee Community College Students through Phi Theta Kappa

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Current Middle Tennessee community college students interested in transferring to Belmont will receive guaranteed admittance to the University through their membership in the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. Transfer students who are members in good standing of Phi Theta Kappa will receive $7,500 in scholarship,...

Belmont Alumna Ashley Crawford Co-Founds Nashville’s First Wind Symphony for Black Musicians

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The Nashville African American Wind Symphony will hold their debut performance, “Juneteenth – A Celebration of Freedom,” on Sunday, June 19 at 4 p.m. at Belmont’s McAfee Theater. Purchase tickets here. Belmont alumna Ashley Crawford has seen a lot of “full-circle moments” in her life. When...

Putting ‘Let Hope Abound’ to Music

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President Greg Jones’ inaugural year theme—Let Hope Abound—lends itself perfectly to one of Belmont’s greatest artistic expressions–songwriting, and alumnus Chad Cates was up for the challenge. “Dr. Jones teed us up with such a great title,” he said. “And alongside songwriter Tony Wood and...

Belmont University Tops Out New Jack C. Massey Center

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Belmont University hosted a Topping Out ceremony on June 14 that involved putting the last beam in place on a significant campus construction project—the Jack C. Massey Center— estimated to be complete by fall 2023. The building has been named in honor of one...

Belmont College of Pharmacy Celebrates 15 Years

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This summer marks 10 years since the first graduating class of Belmont’s College of Pharmacy walked across the stage in 2012. The college celebrated its 15th anniversary by holding an alumni reunion on June 11. “We were thrilled to gather with Pharmacy alumni from across...

Dr. Anderson Spickard Named Interim Dean of Belmont University’s Frist College of Medicine

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Dr. Anderson Spickard—special assistant to the president for health, associate dean for spiritual growth and development and professor of internal medicine and clinical educator—has been named Interim Dean of the Thomas F. Frist, Jr. College of Medicine at Belmont University, effective today. Spickard assumes this...

Q&A: Professor of English Annette Sisson Publishes New Book of Poetry

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Belmont Professor of English Annette Sisson recently published her first full-length book of poetry, "Small Fish in High Branches." The book follows the 2019 publication of her chapbook, "A Casting Off," and several awards including 2021 Mark Strand Poetry Scholar for the Sewanee Writers’...

Doctor of Nursing Practice Graduate Selected for Prestigious Fellowship at MD Anderson Cancer Center

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Kelsey Wolfe, a 2022 graduate of the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program, will begin a prestigious fellowship for nurse practitioners and oncology this fall at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. She is one of just four applicants across the country chosen for...

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Hawley Selected as Oxford Scholar

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Dr. Scott Hawley, associate professor of Physics, has been accepted to participate in a program in Oxford, United Kingdom known as "Bridging the Two Cultures...

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Belmont University Celebrates Grand Opening of McAfee Concert Hall

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Inaugural season offers series of six concerts Welcoming guests and the campus community with a brass ensemble, Belmont University celebrated today the official grand opening...

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Belmont Ranked Top 12 Christian University in America

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Belmont is one of the best Christian universities in America, according to a list by The Edvocate that ranked the University no. 12 on its recent...

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Dishman’s Band, Sister Sadie, Nominated for Grammy Award

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The nominations for the 61st Grammy Awards have been announced, and critically-acclaimed female group Sister Sadie are finalists in the category for “Best Bluegrass...

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