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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...

Belmont Alumna Sherrill Featured on Cover of Nashville Scene

Wren Sherrill, photo by Eric England
Belmont Alumna Wren Sherrill was recently featured on the cover of the Nashville Scene in a tribute to the Nashvillians of the Year: Health Care Workers. The article shares Vanderbilt’s healthcare workers and their fight to save lives in the midst of...

Belmont Celebrates Martin Luther King Week 2021, ‘A Legacy of Uplift’

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As Martin Luther King week at Belmont comes to a close on campus, students and faculty will not forget the ‘legacy of uplift’ that Dr. King created as the campus community continues to pursue and encourage his example. Belmont...

Pharmacy Student Soriano’s National Guard Team Featured on NBC for Helping Hospital Overrun with COVID Patients

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Trish Soriano, a current Belmont student in the College of Pharmacy and active member of the United States National Guard, was recently recognized by NBC of Palm Spring under the headline “National Guard Helps Riverside Hospital Overrun with Covid Patients.” The California...

Belmont Motion Picture Majors Place in WCTE-PBS Film Festival

First place winner Kaleb Knight
Two motion picture students recently placed in the WCTE-PBS Students Film Festival that took place January 13-15, 2021. The festival presented students with the opportunity to attend workshops, panels and submit films as a part of an award-winning film screening. 

R. Milton Johnson Named Chair-Elect of Belmont University Board of Trustees

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R. Milton Johnson, the retired HCA Healthcare chairman and CEO, was recently unanimously elected as the new chair of the Belmont University Board of Trustees. Johnson will step into a role currently held by retired BellSouth/AT&T-Tennessee executive Marty Dickens, who has led...

National Museum of African American Music Celebrates Official Opening

NMAAM Virtual Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
In celebration of the official opening later this month, the National Museum of African American Music held a virtual ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday, January 18, 2021, coinciding with MLK Day. Museum President and CEO H. Beecher Hicks III and special guests...

Belmont Unity Flag Project Becomes Travelling Exhibit Ahead of Inauguration

Virginia's Flag
Initiated in anticipation of hosting the final presidential debate on October 22, 2020, Belmont University hosted a visual display of Unity Flags that promote empathy for bipartisanship from artists across the United States, using the American flag and their home states as...

Belmont Dedicates Freedom Plaza Memorial

Freedom Plaza at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, January 5, 2021.
In a virtual video ceremony released earlier today, Belmont University dedicated the area surrounding the campus’ iconic fountain as Freedom Plaza to celebrate and memorialize the lives of the enslaved individuals who are known to have labored on the estate owned by Joseph and Adelicia...

Belmont Recognized in Top 20 Best Colleges for Music in 2020

Belmont student musician
Ranking at No. 2 amongst 20 other colleges, Belmont University was recognized as one of the top schools for music in 2020 by Best Value Schools. The review shares that Belmont has “all the benefits and resources that major colleges offer, but...

White Self- Publishes First Book on Historic Nashville Figure Judge Lea

Ashley White
Belmont’s University Archivist and Special Collections Manager Ashley White recently self-published her first book entitled The Leas and Lealand. The biography on Judge John McCormick Lea, a former resident of Nashville, is the first and only book on the historical figure. White’s...

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Dr. Gary Austin Presents at National Physical Therapy Conference

With collaborators for the University of Lynchburg in Lynchburg, Virginia, Dr. Gary Austin, professor and chair for the School of Physical Therapy,...

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Blalock Named as Finalist for American Prize in Composition

Alumna Shelby Blalock (’17) is a finalist for the American Prize in Composition in two categories including Orchestral Music (student division) for her piece...

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Belmont Ranked Top 12 Christian University in America

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

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Songwriting Alumnus Luke Olson Reaches 1 Million Views on New Music...

The Olson Bros Band, featuring Belmont songwriting alumnus Luke Olson, recently released a music video for their song "Kill Your Mom." The...

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