Photos: Belmont Snow Day 2018

Photos: Belmont Snow Day 2018

Belmont students enjoyed the first Friday of the spring semester with a snow day, after classes were cancelled just before noon. The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency declared a state of emergency late Friday afternoon, after snowfall and inclement weather across western and middle Tennessee made driving conditions dangerous. While Belmont […]

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Funeral arrangements, scholarship creation announced for Thom Storey

Funeral arrangements, scholarship creation announced for Thom Storey

Visitation for Thom Storey will be held at Cooks United Methodist Church in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee on Monday, Jan. 15 from 1 to 4 p.m.. A memorial service will follow at 4:30 p.m.. The Media Studies Department Chair and former Vision adviser died Wednesday morning after a long battle with […]

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Thom Storey: As remembered by students, friends and colleagues

Thom Storey: As remembered by students, friends and colleagues

Soon after we began writing Thom’s obituary this morning, we realized that our task at hand — doing justice to a man with an undeniably vast impact on the lives of an incredible number of people — was simply impossible. As we took a step back and a long, deep […]

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Media Studies Department Chair Thom Storey dies at 62

Media Studies Department Chair Thom Storey dies at 62

The Vision is sad to announce that Belmont Media Studies Department Chair and former Vision faculty adviser, Thom Storey died Wednesday morning after a long battle with cancer. Storey — a beloved member of the Belmont community since 1985 — pioneered Belmont’s original journalism program a year after joining the […]

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Student backlash follows enrollment of former Yale basketball captain expelled for sexual misconduct

Student backlash follows enrollment of former Yale basketball captain expelled for sexual misconduct

Belmont students voiced opposition Tuesday over the university’s decision to enroll a former Yale University basketball captain who was expelled from the Ivy League school for sexual misconduct. “Jack Montague is enrolled in Belmont University’s Adult Degree program which allows adult students to complete their degrees on a flexible time […]

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Vision News Network: December Edition

Vision News Network: December Edition

You’re watching the December Edition of Vision News Network. Watch the full episode for a look behind the scenes of the Wishes Foundation, Rig Review, Office Concerts and more!

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Dr. David Gregory announced as new College of Pharmacy dean

Dr. David Gregory announced as new College of Pharmacy dean

Belmont announced the hiring of Dr. David Gregory as the new dean of the College of Pharmacy on Thursday, replacing Dr. Phil Johnston, who was promoted to the new vice provost for academic affairs position in September. Gregory, who currently serves as the dean of academic affairs at the University […]

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University recognition officially removed from ATO following appeal process

University recognition officially removed from ATO following appeal process

Belmont has upheld its decision to remove university recognition from Alpha Tau Omega’s Iota Phi chapter, following an appeal filed by the chapter on Nov. 9. “We reviewed the appeal, and the appellate officer determined that there was nothing in the review of the appeal that would change the outcome,” […]

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DACA conversation continues at Wednesday convo

DACA conversation continues at Wednesday convo

Belmont students and faculty gathered Wednesday morning to learn about what the end of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program means for the future of Dreamers on campus and in the Nashville community. DACA, a program instated during the Obama administration, shielded children of undocumented immigrants from deportation while they […]

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Belmont halfway to $300 million ‘We Believe’ fundraiser goal

Belmont halfway to $300 million ‘We Believe’ fundraiser goal

Belmont is over halfway to the $300 million “We Believe” fundraising campaign goal, President Dr. Robert Fisher announced during Monday night’s Battle of the Boulevard game. “I am so grateful for the thousands of men and women, as well as corporate and foundation partners, who are showing such tremendous belief […]

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Belmont students ‘Let It Snow’ at third annual Blizzard on the Boulevard

Belmont students ‘Let It Snow’ at third annual Blizzard on the Boulevard

Students and faculty gathered outside the Beaman Student Life Center for the third annual Blizzard on the Boulevard, celebrating the start of the Christmas season. “It’s a great way to give back to staff and faculty,” said chair of Belmont’s University Staff Advisory Council John Malone. Students visited with Santa, […]

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Freshmen Greek recruitment to be held spring semester starting next school year

Freshmen Greek recruitment to be held spring semester starting next school year

Belmont University will no longer hold fall recruitment for first year students looking to join a Greek organization. Going forward, freshmen recruitment will only be held in the spring. The change to the current recruitment schedule was made for “many reasons,” said Provost Dr. Thomas Burns. “Chief among those reasons […]

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