Belmont alumni ministry grows into nationwide movement

Belmont alumni ministry grows into nationwide movement

When MacKenzie Wilson and MacKenzie Baker started planning a Bible study during their sophomore year at Belmont, they were mostly just looking to make new friends. But the group of 20 women who met inside the Bell Tower in 2012 has grown into Delight — a nationwide movement present on […]

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From service to student: Belmont veterans transition into college life

From service to student: Belmont veterans transition into college life

Like many Belmont students, Amanda Rogers and Brad Beardsley were nervous about their transition into college. They’re preoccupied with getting enough convocation credits, finding jobs and internships and connecting with their peers. But unlike most students, Beardsley and Rogers came to Belmont after years of serving in the military. They […]

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Belmont men’s basketball program ranks No. 7 in Basketball Times study

Belmont men’s basketball program ranks No. 7 in Basketball Times study

The Belmont’s men’s basketball program was ranked No. 7 in the country in the most recent “Top Programs” edition of Basketball Times magazine — beating out programs like Michigan State, North Carolina and Kansas. The study — conducted by a panel of 10 college basketball journalists — scores Division I […]

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Second Lily 5K raises $8,600 for sister of ATO Vice President

Second Lily 5K raises $8,600 for sister of ATO Vice President

Belmont students and community members lined up in the cold October weather Saturday morning for the second Lily 5K Fun Run — raising more than $8,600. The money raised will go to Alpha Tau Omega Vice President Joe LaMartina’s four-year-old sister Lily, who is currently in treatment for acute lymphoblastic […]

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Belmont rallies around 5K for sister of ATO Vice President

Belmont rallies around 5K for sister of ATO Vice President

Lily — the sister of Belmont ATO Vice President Joe LaMartina — loves playing in the park, socializing with other kids and talking to anyone who will listen. But while most kids were enjoying summertime last year, Lily was in the hospital. “In July of 2016, she was diagnosed with […]

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New ‘Tall Hall’ residence topped out at Friday ceremony

New ‘Tall Hall’ residence topped out at Friday ceremony

Members of the Belmont community gathered Friday morning to celebrate the topping out of “Tall Hall” — Belmont’s newest residence hall in the Hillside area of campus. The $80 million complex — which doesn’t have an official name yet — will be Belmont’s largest residential hall, housing 611 upperclassmen in […]

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New registration structure worries honors students

New registration structure worries honors students

Belmont announced new plans for course registration Wednesday morning, including groupings based on earned credit hours and the elimination of priority registration for honors and nursing students. Previously, student registration times depended on the student’s grade level, with seniors registering on the first day and freshmen on the last. However, […]

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North Korean conflict nothing new, says Korean Belmont professor

North Korean conflict nothing new, says Korean Belmont professor

The escalating crisis with North Korea has been a frequent topic of discussion in American media coverage since January, but for South Korea native and Belmont professor Dr. Doyeun Ko, the tension is old news. “Since they divided North and South in 1953 after the Korean War, tensions have happened […]

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LGBT mental health convo calls on student support

LGBT mental health convo calls on student support

LGBT individuals suffer from significantly higher rates of mental health issues compared to the general population, but Belmont students can help change that. This was the message gender specialist and mental health counselor Dr. Leah Newman gave in a convocation event hosted by Bridge Builders and the Psychology Club Wednesday […]

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Belmont identifies registration site issues

Belmont identifies registration site issues

Ellucian, after extensive site testing, identified problems that caused Belmont registration sites to fail two days in a row during registration in April, and suggested changes to help registration run more smoothly this fall. “I appreciate the patience of our student body as we work to provide the best possible […]

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Belmont Up ’til Dawn to celebrate national recruitment days

Belmont Up ’til Dawn to celebrate national recruitment days

Belmont’s chapter of St. Jude Up ‘til Dawn will celebrate the national organization’s recruitment days on Tuesday and Wednesday by offering free food, giveaways, human foosball and more during the week. Up ‘til Dawn has tables set up around campus Monday through Wednesday to tell people about the event and […]

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Meet the New Bruins: River Smith

Meet the New Bruins: River Smith

Freshman River Smith has been playing soccer for as long as he can remember and is looking forward to continuing his athletic career at Belmont. “My older brother taught me to play, he was about five. There’s a picture of us — we’re really small — I have a ball […]

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