Endowment fund growth allows more scholarships for students

Endowment fund growth allows more scholarships for students

Belmont’s endowment fund has grown 17.96 percent over 2017’s one year return, about 4 percent more than the National Association of Colleges and Universities Business Officers average. Belmont’s return for 2017 was in the top 5 percent of endowment funds across the country, said Steve Lasley, Belmont’s vice president of […]

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Belmont study abroad program sees massive growth

Belmont study abroad program sees massive growth

Belmont’s study abroad program has grown by 270 percent in the last six years, and that number will probably continue to increase in the coming years. Over the past few years, Belmont has simplified the process for applying for study abroad, and it has also focused on offering more trips […]

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Op-ed: Why participation matters

Op-ed: Why participation matters

You’re at a meeting about five years from now. You hate meetings. Nothing ever gets done because nobody — including you — ever participates. Does this sound familiar? Too often, my classes are filled with silence. Too often, a teacher asks a question to the class and suddenly everyone — […]

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Op-ed: New monetization rules bad for small YouTubers

Op-ed: New monetization rules bad for small YouTubers

Belmont student Hannah Uebele has been making YouTube videos for the past three years. Because she was successful, she was able to make money on YouTube. But now that YouTube has changed its monetization policies, that ability may be taken away. This new monetization policy, announced Jan. 16 on the […]

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