Dr. Fisher celebrates the "topping out" of the new Hall Hall dorm at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn. October 20, 2017.

The man who built Belmont: Two decades of campus growth under retiring President Bob Fisher

Fisher’s dedication throughout his years at Belmont will be remembered as a true and remarkable example of how not to be complacent and always strive for greatness,” said Carlos McDay,…

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Returning students reflect on the advantages of their COVID gap year

Returning students reflect on the advantages of their COVID gap year

re-evaluate how they wanted to move forward in their education. Some concluded the best option for them was to take a gap semester or a gap year…

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Why Carlos McDay is this year’s Heart of Belmont honoree

Why Carlos McDay is this year’s Heart of Belmont honoree

graduate from Belmont, McDay recalled fond memories of the university and credited his success to the professors he has had, those who came before him and the tight-knit community he…

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Student-led SAP Drive benefit concert is bringing sustainability to Nashville’s live music

Student-led SAP Drive benefit concert is bringing sustainability to Nashville’s live music

As live music begins to come back on the scene, some Belmont students are getting a head start reinvigorating the events industry in Nashville. Founded…

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Belmont celebrates virtual Cherry Blossom Festival

Belmont celebrates virtual Cherry Blossom Festival

Though Nashville’s 2021 Cherry Blossom Festival was canceled, members of the Belmont community still gathered together virtually on April 7 to celebrate this symbol of Japanese culture….

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Senior Spotlight: Drake Mitchell is ‘a beacon of strength’ for Belmont track and field

Senior Spotlight: Drake Mitchell is ‘a beacon of strength’ for Belmont track and field

it turns out, Mitchell has hardship to thank for the start of his track career. The sport wasn’t his first choice — he joined his middle school team after getting…

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Learning to teach in a pandemic: Belmont student teachers navigate virtual learning in Nashville-area schools

Learning to teach in a pandemic: Belmont student teachers navigate virtual learning in Nashville-area schools

physically, in a year. It’s really difficult for them adjusting to how school schedules work and having to deal with bell changes as opposed to having to just turn on…

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Senior Spotlight: Student-athlete Esteban Lestido makes play a family business

Senior Spotlight: Student-athlete Esteban Lestido makes play a family business

play for a professional club team, either in the States or Europe.  But getting there requires sacrifices. Staying committed to the sport means putting…

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Belmont receives 1,000 more COVID-19 vaccine doses

Belmont receives 1,000 more COVID-19 vaccine doses

be offered, hopefully to accommodate a strong response by our campus community to get vaccinated,” President Bob Fisher wrote.  This news comes after the school vaccinated 500…

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A return to normal: Belmont planning for breaks, busier campus this fall

A return to normal: Belmont planning for breaks, busier campus this fall

to our fall plans,” wrote Fisher. Students who suffered from burnout this year can also rest assured that the fall academic calendar allows for observance of traditional…

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Behind the face mask at Gabhart Clinic: freshman nursing student Rebecca Moler

Behind the face mask at Gabhart Clinic: freshman nursing student Rebecca Moler

Moler toward a future career. “I’ve learned a lot about COVID through the job, but I’ve also learned how to interact with people in a health care…

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Watkins College of Art students sweep student ADDY awards

Watkins College of Art students sweep student ADDY awards

her work. “It’s cool to see other people acknowledging your work and your progress outside of the school community,” said Briscoe. Photographer Abigail Bobo,…

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