Title IX Office introduces survey for student perceptions on sexual assault

Title IX Office introduces survey for student perceptions on sexual assault

Belmont’s Title IX Coordinator is gathering data from students with a survey on the current sexual assault climate on campus. The survey is meant to determine how prevalent sexual assault and harassment are on Belmont’s campus, as well as student perceptions on how well the university responds to reports of […]

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Fisher announces ‘We Believe’ fundraising campaign

Fisher announces ‘We Believe’ fundraising campaign

University President Dr. Bob Fisher announced a new fundraising campaign for $300 million at a ceremony in front of the Bell Tower Monday morning. The We Believe campaign will raise the money for five major priorities at Belmont. These include creating scholarship endowments, endowed chairs and professorships for the faculty, […]

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Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity welcomes two initiates into Upsilon Tau chapter

Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity welcomes two initiates into Upsilon Tau chapter

The historically African-American Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity officially became active at Belmont with the initiation of sophomore Jordan Taylor Patrick and junior Justin Lang Monday night. Lang and Patrick were officially welcomed into the Upsilon Tau chapter of the fraternity in a neophyte presentation. Filled with dancing, singing and greetings […]

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Students stand up against sexual violence with “Take Back the Night”

Students stand up against sexual violence with “Take Back the Night”

Belmont students and volunteers rallied against sexual violence in the WAC chapel Thursday night. The Take Back The Night foundation hosted the event and used it as a kickoff for Sexual Assault Awareness Month in April.

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Donald Trump to be commencement speaker at May graduation

Donald Trump to be commencement speaker at May graduation

Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump dropped another bombshell today by announcing that he’ll be the commencement speaker at Belmont’s graduation in May. Trump has dominated the presidential race ever since he announced his candidacy in June, but his busy campaign schedule isn’t stopping him from activities on the side. Instead, […]

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Students to rally against sexual violence with Take Back the Night event

Students to rally against sexual violence with Take Back the Night event

A coalition of students, the Office of Campus Security and the Take Back the Night foundation will join on campus Thursday to take a stand against sexual violence. Take Back the Night is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to ending sexual and domestic violence. Thursday’s event serves as TBTN’s kick-off […]

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Meet the new Bruin: Corey Claiborne-Landy

Meet the new Bruin: Corey Claiborne-Landy

Freshman Corey Claiborne-Landy has played football, baseball and wrestled in his time, but track is his true calling. Passion is what keeps the Atlanta native motivated, especially since he joined the Belmont men’s track and field team. “If you don’t absolutely have a passion for the sport then you’re going […]

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Office of Security issues warning on possible off-campus sexual assault

Office of Security issues warning on possible off-campus sexual assault

A female Belmont student reported to the Metropolitan Nashville Police that she believes she was drugged and might have been sexually assaulted over the weekend, according to a campus security email sent out Tuesday. The student told Metro Police she was with people she knew at Limelight on Woodland Street […]

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Meet the new Bruin: Braden Carei

Meet the new Bruin: Braden Carei

Freshman Braden Carei has run track since 7th grade, but being on the Belmont men’s track and field team is giving him a new perspective about the sport. “Coming in from training in high school, it’s really a different experience,” Carei said. “It really altered my state of mind for […]

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A look back on CVPA Dean Cynthia Curtis’s 35 years at Belmont

A look back on CVPA Dean Cynthia Curtis’s 35 years at Belmont

Thirty-five years is a long time – long enough for Dean Cynthia Curtis to work under three university presidents, witness a spike in student enrollment and watch the expansion of a campus. But on May 31, her time as a dean and a faculty member at Belmont University will come […]

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Diversity: Refugees find new opportunities as Belmont employees

Diversity: Refugees find new opportunities as Belmont employees

Editor’s note: This article is part of a weekly series hosted by the Belmont Vision to investigate diversity at the university. This series will include perspectives from students, faculty and staff of various religious affiliations, genders, sexual orientations, ethnicities, races, abilities and areas of interest as we work to build […]

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Diversity, education focus for first HOPE Council general body meeting

Diversity, education focus for first HOPE Council general body meeting

Students from multiple backgrounds gathered to talk about campus diversity issues and how to educate students on sensitive subjects at the first HOPE Council General Body meeting Wednesday. HOPE Council was created last semester as means of for underrepresented student groups to communicate their concerns to administration. The council is […]

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