Belmont student tests positive for COVID-19, another awaits testing

Belmont student tests positive for COVID-19, another awaits testing

A Belmont student has tested positive for COVID-19, the Belmont Vision has learned. Another student is experiencing symptoms and looking to get tested. As the novel coronavirus spreads at an exponential rate, the Belmont community is now being affected directly. One student has confirmed that he tested positive for the […]

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Spring Graduation 2019 at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, May 4, 2019.

Seniors respond to uncertainties in wake of COVID-19 crisis

COVID-19 has left many seniors with uncertainties in their last semester at Belmont from graduation being postponed to classes moving online.   “I think that the hardest part about it was having absolutely no idea that all of this was coming when I left for Spring Break,” said senior Olivia Steiner. […]

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Performing arts professors find creative ways to teach online

Performing arts professors find creative ways to teach online

From online performances to live web production, professors in theater and performance classes are finding new ways to have class now that the university has moved online for the remainder of the semester. “For theatre students, liveness is a critical part of their process,” said Dr. Jane Duncan, associate dean […]

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WELL-Core moves online for the remainder of the semester

WELL-Core moves online for the remainder of the semester

WELL-Core events are moving online for the rest of the spring semester. All Belmont undergraduate students can get convo credit through live events and self-paced learning as it is posted on Blackboard. For Vice Provost of Academic Affairs Phil Johnston, Blackboard seemed like the obvious choice as the medium to […]

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Belmont cancels maymesters leaving professors to search for solutions

Belmont cancels maymesters leaving professors to search for solutions

More than 500 students will not be able to study abroad after Belmont University canceled all maymester study abroad programs due to growing COVID-19 concerns.  “This decision was made out of concern for your safety and health in light of the current global coronavirus pandemic,” said an email from Associate […]

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Belmont moves all classes online for the remainder of the semester and postpones spring commencement due to spread of COVID-19

Belmont moves all classes online for the remainder of the semester and postpones spring commencement due to spread of COVID-19

Belmont University announced that all classes are being moved online for the remainder of the semester and spring commencement will be moved to August 7, according to an email on Friday from university president Dr. Bob Fisher.  “Unfortunately, it has become clear that those efforts are not working quickly enough, […]

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Belmont Vision places top three for College Media Website from Associated Press of Tennessee

Belmont Vision places top three for College Media Website from Associated Press of Tennessee

The Belmont Vision placed in the top three in nine categories at the Tennessee Associated Press awards that were set to take place on April 25 but have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Steven Boero and Abigail Bowen won the TV sports coverage/program category with “Belmont Basketball Host […]

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Belmont to offer students refunds for housing and meal plans

Belmont to offer students refunds for housing and meal plans

Belmont students living on campus this semester and those with food plans can expect a refund — a reversal of position — after campus shut down for a month. Refunds will be provided to students whose housing and meal plans were affected by the COVID-19 crisis, according to an email […]

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Belmont to extend Spring Break and alter academic schedule due to coronavirus crisis

Belmont to extend Spring Break and alter academic schedule due to coronavirus crisis

Belmont has extended Spring Break by a week and will be making several other significant scheduling changes — all in response to the global coronavirus crisis.  In response to CDC recommendations and the general risks associated with the virus, Belmont has canceled all academic activity through March 22, according to […]

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Belmont Study Abroad programs stay alive by rerouting international trips

Belmont Study Abroad programs stay alive by rerouting international trips

Belmont’s study abroad has canceled or rerouted some of their summer trips due to the spread of coronavirus — however, foresee a continuation of the majority of the summer abroad programs.  This semester, the Belmont Abroad program has 75 students abroad with provider programs and plans to have 850 undergraduate […]

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Belmont cautions community about coronavirus as first case hits Tennessee

Belmont cautions community about coronavirus as first case hits Tennessee

After the first case of coronavirus was discovered in Middle Tennessee, Belmont University emailed students faculty and staff additional information to stay safe and healthy as Spring Break approaches.   Though no cases have been identified on Belmont’s campus, the Office of Communications said: “We are strongly discouraging personal travel to […]

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Nashville tornado affects Belmont community and beyond

Nashville tornado affects Belmont community and beyond

Members of the Belmont community have been responding to the devastation and uncertainty caused by Tuesday morning’s tornadoes and storms, which cut a wide swath throughout the greater Nashville area, including North Nashville, Germantown, East Nashville and Donelson, as well as Wilson and Putnam County. Twenty-five deaths have been reported […]

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