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Belmont University Honors Veterans during Veterans Week 2019

Fountain with Green lights
Belmont University offered a series of events that celebrated the experiences and sacrifice of those who have served our country the week of November 11. Formerly a one-day event on campus, Veterans Week has been expanded to a week-long celebration in order to give greater...

Honors Faculty Launches New ‘Nashville Sites’ Free, Curated City Tours

Picture (l-r) are: TSU Associate Professor Dr. Lea Williams, Davidson County Historian Dr. Carol Bucy, Executive Director of Metro Historical Commission and Nashville Sites Director of Operations Tim Walker, Nashville Sites Executive Director Dr. Mary Ellen Pethel, web developer Alexander Elliott, Nashville Sites Director of Marketing and Information Ali Humbrecht, web developer Nick Lorenson and Metro Historical Commission Preservationist and Nashville Sites Director of Tours Jessica Reeves.
Historically credible and carefully curated tours of one of America's most popular cities are now available for free on your phone, thanks to the vision and innovation of Belmont University Honors Professor of Practice Dr. Mary Ellen Pethel. Born...

Belmont Theater Students Stage Production with Help From World-Renowned Frantic Assembly Workshop

Cast Reheares for "And the Word"
Actors and actresses often use theater magic to portray illusions through a variety of props, precisely-timed lights or smoke bombs. However, this fall, Belmont students had the opportunity to study a different technique of storytelling through an international workshop from the Frantic...

Belmont Alumni Win at the 2019 NEXT Awards

Elizabeth Gortmaker with Alumni Megan and Jimmy Feeman
Eight Belmont alumni were recognized on November 6 at the Nashville Entrepreneur Center’s 2019 NEXT Awards, winning four different awards. The NEXT Awards recognize entrepreneurs, startups and entrepreneurial-minded businesses who make a significant impact on the economy in Middle...

Murray Introduces ‘Mansfield Park’ at Vanderbilt

Professor Douglas Murray and Joy Haslam Calico
English Professor Dr. Douglas Murray was invited by Vanderbilt University to introduce the Tennessee premiere of Jonathan Dove's “Mansfield Park.” The opera, performed by students and faculty from the Blair School of Music, was held in Ingram Hall on October 19 and...

Annual Business Pitch Competition Celebrates Innovation, SimpleStorage Takes First Place

Winners and judges of Belmont University's 2019 Business Pitch Competition
Belmont University’s annual "Shark Tank"-style business pitch competition took place on November 6, at which ten students presented business ideas to a panel of judges. Bailey Jackson, junior finance major, and Nathan Kim, junior music business major, took the first place prize...

Alumna Jenee Fleenor Becomes First Woman to Win CMA for Musician of the Year

Jenee Fleenor and Elisabeth Small
Belmont alumna Jenee Fleenor became the first woman to win the CMA for Musician of the Year at the 53rd Annual Country Music Association Awards on November 13. Hosted by county music legends Dolly Parton, Carrie Underwood and Reba McEntire, the...

Alumnus McLaughlin Returns to Campus, Shares Journey to Success in Songwriting

Hit songwriter and alumnus Brett McLaughlin speaks to Dan Keen's class at Belmont University.
Hit songwriter and alumnus Brett McLaughlin (professionally known as Leland) returned to Belmont this week to share insight on his journey from his alma mater to profound success as a hit songwriter in Los Angeles, California. He graduated from Belmont’s School of...

Belmont Student Recognized in International Creative Competition for Animation

Belmont junior design communications major Abraham Mast
Belmont student Abraham Mast was recently featured for his work in animation in this year’s International Davey Awards, a creative competition put on by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts. Through his internship with Centric Entertainment, Mast worked on animation for...

Professor of Entrepreneurship Featured as Expert for Wallethub

Dr. Mark Schenkel
Professor of entrepreneurship Mark T. Schenkel was featured as an expert in a Wallethub article discussing the best Capital One credit cards of 2019. Schenkel discussed strategies employed by Capital One and the value of double miles versus 2% return.

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Students Participate in Master Class, Create Custom Wallpaper for the Belmont...

Led by alumna-owned New Hat, student groups spent the week creating custom art for their client A group of Belmont art students spent five days...

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The GIG at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn. August 8, 2017.

The GIG Celebrates First Anniversary During International Guitar Month

It's quite a month for guitar aficionados as April marks the celebration of International Guitar Month as well as the one-year anniversary of the opening...

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Dr. Kim Se Speaks at Chapel

Dr. Se Kim Leads Faith and Science Chapel

Co-sponsored by the College of Sciences & Mathematics, Dr. Se Kim spoke in Belmont’s chapel on Wednesday, October 30 to discuss the relationship of...

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Belmont Graduates Create Joint Fashion Venture

Profile by Shelby Vandenbergh  Senni Bloom and Olivia Sweitzer, May 2017 graduates, recently launched Alina&Rose, a fashion blog. The brand encompasses authentic fashion inspiration, street style,...

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