Survey shows an increase in non-religious students at Belmont

Survey shows an increase in non-religious students at Belmont

Even though Belmont is a Christian school, it has seen an increase in students who do not identify with a religion, according to a survey of students over the past 17 years. From 2000 to 2017, the survey from the Cooperative Institutional Research Program documented the religious preferences of incoming […]

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Metro Police search for suspect after accident near Belmont Boulevard

Metro Police search for suspect after accident near Belmont Boulevard

A male suspect fled the scene following a car accident near Ashwood Avenue and Belmont Boulevard on Tuesday morning. The suspect was reported to be armed, and as of 11:24 a.m., Metro police were still searching for the suspect, according to an email from campus security. As of 11:50 a.m. […]

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Problems with Counseling Services to be addressed

Problems with Counseling Services to be addressed

Many students who had a consultation with Belmont’s Counseling Services this fall have been waitlisted and told it will be weeks before they can receive individualized therapy. Two of Belmont’s top administrators say that needs to change. “It’s just not OK. That’s not acceptable,” said university Provost Dr. Thomas Burns […]

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Belmont student veteran Aaron Buonanno dies Sunday

Belmont student veteran Aaron Buonanno dies Sunday

Belmont student Aaron Buonanno died Sunday. Buonanno, 29, was a U.S. Army veteran in his first semester at Belmont. He was studying biochemistry and molecular biology. “He was a great person with a huge personality. He will be missed on campus,” said Kim Powell, Belmont’s adult degree and transfer admissions […]

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Belmont employees donate more to Democratic candidates than Republicans in 2018

Belmont employees donate more to Democratic candidates than Republicans in 2018

When it comes to political donations, more of Belmont’s employees have supported Democratic candidates more than Republicans in federal and state elections in 2017 and 2018. Democratic gubernatorial candidate Karl Dean and senate candidate Phil Bredesen are the most popular picks for Belmont faculty, with Democratic campaign contributions surpassing Republican […]

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GoFundMe launched for Belmont student in hospital

GoFundMe launched for Belmont student in hospital

A GoFundMe was launched on Sunday to help pay for Belmont student Marqus McDermott’s medical expenses. McDermott has undergone many surgeries because of a serious heart condition. He had his first open heart surgery to repair an aortic dissection on Sept. 11 and a second one on Sept. 23. Four […]

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Meet the New Bruins: Women’s Basketball

Meet the New Bruins: Women’s Basketball

Coming off one of its strongest seasons yet, the Belmont women’s basketball team has welcomed freshmen Macie Culbertson and Jamilyn Kinney to help continue its momentum. “It’s a lot of pressure, but we’re excited about it,” said Kinney. Originally from Alma, Arkansas, Kinney knew as soon as she stepped on […]

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Belmont and Nashville State announce business degree partnership

Belmont and Nashville State announce business degree partnership

Nashville State students can now earn a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Belmont’s Jack C. Massey College of Business following an agreement signed on Wednesday. A new partnership was announced between the two schools that allows business degree seeking students at Nashville State to earn their degree at Belmont. […]

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GoFundMe started for Belmont student after car accident

GoFundMe started for Belmont student after car accident

Belmont students, friends and family are banding together to support Belmont seniors Calli Luikart and Zach Jamison after a car crash Saturday night. Luikart and Jamison were critically injured after their car rolled off of a cliff in Williamson County. Luikart was placed in the ICU at Vanderbilt with a […]

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Women’s tennis coach resigns from position

Women’s tennis coach resigns from position

After 20 seasons at Belmont, women’s tennis coach Mark Srouji announced his resignation last Friday. Scott Corley, Belmont’s director of athletics, confirmed Srouji’s resignation in a press release from the athletic department Friday. “It was the best decision for myself, my family and the program that I resigned as head […]

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Volleyball falls to Morehead State 0-3

Volleyball falls to Morehead State 0-3

Belmont volleyball fell 3-0 to Ohio Valley Conference rival Morehead State in their clash on Friday, leaving the Bruins with an overall record of 0-17. While some late set surges helped give the team some momentum, the Bruins were unable earn a set victory against the Eagles. Early in the […]

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