Belmont College of Law first in the state for first-time bar passage

Belmont College of Law first in the state for first-time bar passage

94.5 percent of Belmont law students who took the Tennessee Bar Exam for the first time in July passed. This was the highest rate of passage for any school in the state and the highest percentage in Belmont history. College of Law Dean Alberto Gonzales expected a high percentage of […]

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Belmont plans to apply for 2020 presidential debate bid

Belmont plans to apply for 2020 presidential debate bid

President Donald Trump may be coming to Belmont’s campus in 2020. Belmont is applying to host a presidential debate in 2020, according to a press release from the Belmont Office of Communications. The university will officially submit its proposal to the Commission on Presidential Debates early in 2019, according to […]

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BOLD creates student leadership development opportunities

BOLD creates student leadership development opportunities

A new program on campus is helping students to be BOLD through leadership development opportunities like Bruin Lead. The Belmont Office of Leadership Development (BOLD) is offering Bruin Lead as the first of many new leadership opportunities for Belmont students. The program — which was so popular this year that […]

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International Market owner Patti Myint died Saturday

International Market owner Patti Myint died Saturday

Patti Myint, former owner of International Market and Restaurant, died Saturday, according to social media posts from her family. “With heavy hearts we would like to share that at 6:11 last night our amazing mother left us peacefully to be in a better place. She was not just our mother, […]

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Belmont lawn closes for two weeks on Monday

Belmont lawn closes for two weeks on Monday

Belmont students won’t be able to go on the main lawn for two weeks starting Monday. They’ve been reseeding the lawns for the past couple of weeks, and have to give the grass some more time to grow before it can withstand foot traffic, said Steve Lasley, Belmont’s vice president […]

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2018-2019 SGA budget promotes campus involvement

2018-2019 SGA budget promotes campus involvement

Student Government Association’s budget for the 2018-2019 school year has the same amount of money as last year, but they’re spending it completely differently. Most of the organization’s $75,000 budget will still fund grant petitions for student organizations, but it has a significantly larger events budget — mostly because there’s […]

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Parking garage dust sets off JAAC alarms

Parking garage dust sets off JAAC alarms

Many classes were just getting started in the Janet Ayers Academic Center when students and faculty started hearing the fire alarms go off at 11 a.m. on Thursday. Initial reports show the alarms started after some dust triggered one alarm on P1 of the parking garage, said Director of Communications […]

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Rave Mobile Safety makes Belmont alerts better

Rave Mobile Safety makes Belmont alerts better

Belmont Campus Security installed a new alert system called Rave Mobile Safety, an emergency mass notification provider, for the start of the 2018-2019 school year. “We felt like this was the best one for Belmont,” said Chief of Campus Security Pat Cunningham. “Rave is more robust than the system Belmont […]

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Paisleys’ new nonprofit offers student service opportunities

Paisleys’ new nonprofit offers student service opportunities

Brad Paisley and Belmont are working together to open “The Store,” a nonprofit grocery store where people in need can shop for free. The university is providing the property, which will be located on campus at 2005 12th Avenue South, next to the Belmont Ministry Center. “I anticipate numerous opportunities […]

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Belmont hosts pop-up flu clinics around campus

Belmont hosts pop-up flu clinics around campus

Belmont Health Services is hosting pop-up clinics around campus to make sure students are getting the flu shot this year.

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Photos: Phi Mu’s Lily 5K event

Photos: Phi Mu’s Lily 5K event

Phi Mu’s Lily 5K event Saturday raised money for Lily LaMartina, a 5-year-old in remission from leukemia and the sister of a Belmont alumni. See the full photo gallery from the event below: – - Photos by Colby Crosby

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Belmont celebrates inclusion with fourth annual Diversity Week

Belmont celebrates inclusion with fourth annual Diversity Week

Belmont’s fourth annual Diversity Week features a full schedule of events and conversations for students, faculty and staff. Diversity Week started Saturday with The Nashville Period Project Celebration, the culmination of a month-long drive to collect period protection products for girls in Metro Nashville Public Schools. Throughout the rest of […]

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