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More Than 2,000 Students Head into Nashville During Orientation to ‘Serve’

As students across the state are moving into residence halls, learning new procedures and having photos taken for campus IDs at orientation, more than 2,000 freshman and transfer students at Belmont University spent Monday afternoon participating in community service as part of the university’s annual SERVE. A tradition that’s marked Belmont’s orientation process for more …

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Academic Champions….Again!

Belmont University has been awarded the 2015-16 Ohio Valley Conference Institutional Academic Achievement Award, the league office announced Friday. The award is presented annually to the member institution with the greatest percentage of its eligible student-athletes that earn a 3.25 grade-point average or higher for that academic year. This past year, nearly 66 percent of …

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Belmont Ranked in Top 20 List of Students Studying Abroad

Belmont University ranked No. 18 on The Institute of International Education’s recently released “Open Doors Report,” a comprehensive ranking of U.S. schools by the number of students studying abroad, in conjunction with the start of International Education Week. This is a significant increase from Belmont’s No. 29 ranking last year. Of short-term programs, Belmont is …

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Dr. Ronnie Littlejohn Named 2015 Tennessee Professor of the Year

Belmont professors selected six times since 2000 for statewide honor Belmont’s Dr. Ronnie Littlejohn, professor of philosophy and director of the University’s Asian Studies program, was named as the 2015 Tennessee Professor of the Year, an award selection determined by The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support …

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Nashville Students Gather to Serve in Honor of MLK Day

More than 200 university students and community volunteers carried on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Saturday when they spent hours volunteering at the sixth annual MLK Day of Service. Students from Belmont, Lipscomb, Trevecca Nazarene, Vanderbilt, Tennessee State, Fisk and Middle Tennessee State Universities gathered at Second Harvest Food Bank to …

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Student Group Raises Nearly $84,000 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Belmont student organization Up ‘Til Dawn hosted its second annual 24-hour fundraising event January 29 to raise money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. In an event implemented on 60 campuses nationwide, Belmont students far exceeded their goal of $75,000 and managed to raise almost $84,000 for the hospital, which seeks “to advance cures, and …

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Belmont Hosts Annual Faith and Culture Symposium

Hosted and developed by the faculty of the College of Theology and Christian Ministry (CTCM), the 2016 “Living in a Global Community: Faith in Dialogue” symposium seeks to create campus-wide conversations about the intersections of faith and the world. Dr. Andy Watts served as chair of a faculty committee composed of Drs. Sally Holt, Mark …

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Belmont Unveils State-of-the-Art $87 Million Academic and Dining Complex

On August 22nd, Belmont University officially cut the ribbon today to celebrate the grand opening of a new multi-functional complex to serve its growing student body. Named in honor of longtime trustee and Bridges to Belmont Endowed Scholarship creators, the new R. Milton and Denice Johnson Center will house the Curb College of Entertainment and …

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Graduate Business Students Work with Tractor Supply Company, Travel to China

The Jack C. Massey Graduate School of Business, in partnership with Belmont’s Center for International Business, has added an International Business Concentration, allowing students to travel and work alongside a local organization that operates internationally.Created out of the need for MBA graduates to have experience working in international markets, the concentration will include aspects of …

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Belmont University Claims OVC Academic Award

Belmont University has been awarded the 2014-15 Ohio Valley Conference Institutional Academic Achievement Award. The award is presented annually to the member institution with the greatest percentage of its eligible student-athletes that earn a 3.25 grade point average or higher for that academic year. It marks the third-straight crown for Belmont who joined the OVC …

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Belmont Receives $95,000 Grant to Support Success of Student Veterans

In a recent announcement from Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Belmont University was awarded a $95,000 Tennessee Veteran Reconnect Grant from the Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC). “Ultimately, it is the goal of this program that Tennessee be the premier state in the nation for student veteran success.”“We’re thrilled to have been awarded the Veteran Reconnect …

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Princeton Review Recognizes Belmont on ‘Best in Southeast’ List

Belmont University is one of the best colleges in the Southeast according to The Princeton Review. The well-known education services company lists Belmont among its 140 “Best in the Southeast” recommended schools in the “2016 Best Colleges: Region by Region” website feature, posted on August 3.The Princeton Review editors made their selections based on data …

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Bridges to Belmont Students Volunteer for Local Organization

As part of their summer program at Belmont, 11 Bridges Scholars, students participating in the University’s Bridges to Belmont program, have spent their Friday afternoons volunteering in the community for Hounds Unbound program of the Neighborhood Safety and Animal Welfare Study. Added to the transitional summer orientation for the students last year, this year was …

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Dr. Sybril Brown Honored as Journalism Educator of the Year

The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) recently announced the selection of Dr. Sybril Brown, professor of journalism at Belmont University, as the association’s 2015 Journalism Educator of the Year. The award recognizes the service, commitment and academic guidance of an outstanding journalism teacher, professor or educator who has helped increase the number of black …

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