Belmont to change logo after trademark dispute with Baylor

Belmont to change logo after trademark dispute with Baylor

Belmont University is in the process of changing the interlocking “BU” logo used on athletic equipment due to trademark disputes with Baylor University. Discussions between the two universities have been ongoing over the past six months, said Jason Rogers, Belmont’s vice president for administration and university counsel.   Logo on […]

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Problems with Counseling Services to be addressed

Problems with Counseling Services to be addressed

Many students who had a consultation with Belmont’s Counseling Services this fall have been waitlisted and told it will be weeks before they can receive individualized therapy. Two of Belmont’s top administrators say that needs to change. “It’s just not OK. That’s not acceptable,” said university Provost Dr. Thomas Burns […]

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Amazon to bring 5,000 jobs to Nashville

Amazon to bring 5,000 jobs to Nashville

Amazon will be bringing 5,000 jobs to downtown Nashville with its new Operations Center of Excellence, the company announced Tuesday. The city petitioned to be the site of Amazon’s HQ2 project in the fall of 2017. Amazon chose Northern Virginia and New York City to hold the new headquarters, but […]

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Wildfires threaten homes of California natives

Wildfires threaten homes of California natives

The wildfires burning through Southern California are threatening the homes of some Belmont students and their loved ones. Fire crews are battling both The Woolsey and Brush fires, which have burned a combined total of 90,031 acres, as of publication, according to a CNN report on Monday morning. For Belmont […]

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Photos: Kappa Alpha Theta supports CASA with fall carnival event

Photos: Kappa Alpha Theta supports CASA with fall carnival event

The crisp fall air and crunchy leaves made Friday the perfect night for a carnival, and Belmont’s Kappa Alpha Theta chapter took the opportunity to raise money for its philanthropy. The CASA Carnival raised more than $6,000 for Court Appointed Special Advocates, which provides court appointed advocates for abused and […]

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Belmont student veteran Aaron Buonanno dies Sunday

Belmont student veteran Aaron Buonanno dies Sunday

Belmont student Aaron Buonanno died Sunday. Buonanno, 29, was a U.S. Army veteran in his first semester at Belmont. He was studying biochemistry and molecular biology. “He was a great person with a huge personality. He will be missed on campus,” said Kim Powell, Belmont’s adult degree and transfer admissions […]

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Belmont Up ’til Dawn boosts fundraising at first ever No More Cancer Rally

Belmont Up ’til Dawn boosts fundraising at first ever No More Cancer Rally

Belmont’s chapter of St. Jude Up ‘til Dawn hosted its first ever No More Cancer Rally Thursday night. Belmont has already raised $44,196 and counting for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and with 433 participants signed up and more expected, that number is sure to rise. As part of Up […]

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Board of Trust member Bill Lee wins gubernatorial election

Board of Trust member Bill Lee wins gubernatorial election

Belmont Board of Trust member Bill Lee was elected governor of Tennessee on Tuesday. The Republican candidate beat former Belmont professor Karl Dean for the state’s top position. Lee has served on Belmont’s board since 2011 and is the chairman of Lee Company, which provides heating, air conditioning, security and […]

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Belmont employees donate more to Democratic candidates than Republicans in 2018

Belmont employees donate more to Democratic candidates than Republicans in 2018

When it comes to political donations, more of Belmont’s employees have supported Democratic candidates more than Republicans in federal and state elections in 2017 and 2018. Democratic gubernatorial candidate Karl Dean and senate candidate Phil Bredesen are the most popular picks for Belmont faculty, with Democratic campaign contributions surpassing Republican […]

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GoFundMe launched for Belmont student in hospital

GoFundMe launched for Belmont student in hospital

A GoFundMe was launched on Sunday to help pay for Belmont student Marqus McDermott’s medical expenses. McDermott has undergone many surgeries because of a serious heart condition. He had his first open heart surgery to repair an aortic dissection on Sept. 11 and a second one on Sept. 23. Four […]

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Belmont and Nashville State announce business degree partnership

Belmont and Nashville State announce business degree partnership

Nashville State students can now earn a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Belmont’s Jack C. Massey College of Business following an agreement signed on Wednesday. A new partnership was announced between the two schools that allows business degree seeking students at Nashville State to earn their degree at Belmont. […]

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O’More School of Design students adjust to life at Belmont

O’More School of Design students adjust to life at Belmont

Though many O’More College of Design students were initially skeptical about transferring to Belmont, they are now getting used to life at the much larger university. Belmont acquired the Franklin-based college in April, and its students transferred to Belmont for the fall semester. “We had come a long way with […]

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