Belmont students call for Damon Hininger’s removal from Board of Trustees

Belmont students call for Damon Hininger’s removal from Board of Trustees

An online petition with more than 1,100 signatures is calling for the removal of CoreCivic President and CEO Damon Hininger from Belmont University’s Board of Trustees because of CoreCivic’s work with detained immigrant families. CoreCivic is a Nashville-based company and the largest owner of “partnership correctional, detention and residential reentry […]

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Assistant Director of Admissions Jim Poole dies Wednesday morning

Assistant Director of Admissions Jim Poole dies Wednesday morning

Belmont’s Assistant Director of Admissions Jim Poole died Wednesday morning after a battle with cancer. Poole — a Belmont graduate and member of the admissions office staff since 2001 — was passionate about Belmont and devoted his time to serving the Nashville community. In addition to his work with prospective […]

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Belmont Vision places first for College Media Website, TV Newscast from Associated Press

Belmont Vision places first for College Media Website, TV Newscast from Associated Press

The Belmont Vision won first place for its television newscast and college media website at the Tennessee Associated Press College Awards on Saturday. The Vision took home five awards overall for its work in 2017, competing against other colleges and universities across the state of Tennessee. Those awards included first […]

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Streets closed Saturday for Rock ‘N’ Roll Marathon

Streets closed Saturday for Rock ‘N’ Roll Marathon

Streets around Belmont’s campus will be closed Saturday morning for the St. Jude Rock ‘N’ Roll Nashville Marathon and Half Marathon, and people will not be able to enter or leave campus by car. No parking will be allowed on the closed streets starting at 10 p.m. Friday, and the […]

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Candlelight vigil held at Centennial Park to honor DeEbony Groves

Candlelight vigil held at Centennial Park to honor DeEbony Groves

Members of the Nashville community gathered at the Parthenon Wednesday night for a candlelight vigil to honor the life of DeEbony Groves, who died Sunday morning in the Antioch Waffle House shooting. Groves was a senior social work major at Belmont and a member of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority […]

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Fight finals stress with healthy habits

Fight finals stress with healthy habits

With finals closing in, many students forget to take care of themselves in the midst of their overwhelming to-do lists. “When your body is under stress, your natural responses are thrown out of whack,” said Joe Mankowski, assistant director at FitRec. This time of year can take a toll on […]

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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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Love Your Melon campus crew commits to fighting pediatric cancer

Love Your Melon campus crew commits to fighting pediatric cancer

In the hallways of the pediatric unit at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital, one will often spot teams of three sporting red superhero capes, each branded with the initials “LYM” in bold letters. They are the Love Your Melon superheroes. More specifically, they are members from Belmont’s Love Your Melon campus crew, […]

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DeEbony Groves: As remembered by students, friends and faculty

DeEbony Groves: As remembered by students, friends and faculty

When the Vision staff heard the tragic news that senior DeEbony Groves had been one of the victims killed in Sunday morning’s Waffle House shooting, we obviously knew we had to report on it. But it felt wrong to leave the story there. It felt like a tremendous disservice to […]

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Belmont senior DeEbony Groves killed in Sunday morning Waffle House shooting

Belmont senior DeEbony Groves killed in Sunday morning Waffle House shooting

Metro Police have identified Belmont senior DeEbony Groves as one of the victims killed in Sunday morning’s Antioch Waffle House shooting. Groves was a senior social work major at Belmont and a member of the Delta Sigma Theta sorority. “Like you, I am shocked and devastated by how such senseless […]

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No threat to campus following false alarm report of man with gun on 15th Avenue

No threat to campus following false alarm report of man with gun on 15th Avenue

Belmont students around parts of campus went into lockdown around 4:30 p.m. Sunday, after a student reported seeing a man with what appeared to be a rifle on 15th Avenue to Campus Security. Campus Security has since confirmed from video surveillance that the individual was not carrying a rifle or […]

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Belmont Enactus to host soccer tournament benefitting refugees

Belmont Enactus to host soccer tournament benefitting refugees

Belmont Enactus will host a soccer tournament at E.S. Rose Park Saturday to raise money to send refugees through the certification necessary to become soccer referees. Enactus is a global non-profit made up of students and business leaders committed to using their passion for entrepreneurship to help shape the lives […]

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