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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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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Honors Program to be restructured within next two years

Honors Program to be restructured within next two years

Belmont’s Honors Program will get a facelift in the next two years, and Dr. Mimi Barnard, Belmont’s associate provost for interdisciplinary studies and global education, held a meeting Tuesday with students to discuss the potential changes. The meeting was a brainstorming and feedback session between students and Barnard, who expressed […]

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Belmont student relaunches online thrift store

Belmont student relaunches online thrift store

Belmont sophomore Zoë Kidwell launched the latest version of her independently-run business — an online thrift shop specializing in vintage-style sweaters and shirts called Crewies — on Nov. 1. Originally launched in May, the homegrown business is entirely self-operated, with Kidwell doing all of the graphic design and photography for […]

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UPDATE: ATO files appeal to reverse university decision

UPDATE: ATO files appeal to reverse university decision

Alpha Tau Omega’s Iota Phi chapter has filed an appeal, challenging Belmont’s decision to remove the university’s recognition of the fraternity. On Monday, the fraternity received a letter from Belmont “notifying them that we would be permanently removing their recognition from the university,” said Provost Dr. Thomas Burns. This decision […]

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SGA Vice President Macy Thompson to leave position spring semester

SGA Vice President Macy Thompson to leave position spring semester

SGA Vice President Macy Thompson announced she will be stepping down from her position next semester at the beginning of Monday’s biweekly meeting. Thompson — who was recently accepted into the Belmont West program in Los Angeles — will be pursuing her studies in California for the spring semester. The […]

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ATO national office confirms Belmont chapter under investigation

ATO national office confirms Belmont chapter under investigation

At least one Belmont fraternity is currently under investigation by the university. Micah Roeder, Director of Chapter services at Alpha Tau Omega’s national office, confirmed to the Vision on Oct. 24 that the Belmont chapter of ATO was being investigated by Belmont’s administration. Roeder said he could not further comment […]

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Second Lily 5K raises $8,600 for sister of ATO Vice President

Second Lily 5K raises $8,600 for sister of ATO Vice President

Belmont students and community members lined up in the cold October weather Saturday morning for the second Lily 5K Fun Run — raising more than $8,600. The money raised will go to Alpha Tau Omega Vice President Joe LaMartina’s four-year-old sister Lily, who is currently in treatment for acute lymphoblastic […]

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Shoot for the moon: Belmont junior receives NASA certification

Shoot for the moon: Belmont junior receives NASA certification

KC Katalbas — a 20-year-old audio and video production major at Belmont — took her passion for science to the next level by becoming NASA certified. Katlabas is an avid science lover and employee of the Sudekum Planetarium at the Adventure Science Center, so when she heard about an opportunity […]

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New registration structure worries honors students

New registration structure worries honors students

Belmont announced new plans for course registration Wednesday morning, including groupings based on earned credit hours and the elimination of priority registration for honors and nursing students. Previously, student registration times depended on the student’s grade level, with seniors registering on the first day and freshmen on the last. However, […]

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Vision News Network: September Edition

Vision News Network: September Edition

Introducing Vision News Network, the Vision’s monthly broadcast news program, featuring Belmont campus happenings and stories! Join us for a look at FGL House’s hurricane relief benefit show, CMT’s Women of Country production, 5 Minute Expert with Harrison Baldwin, a look inside the Bell Tower and more!

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Belmont identifies registration site issues

Belmont identifies registration site issues

Ellucian, after extensive site testing, identified problems that caused Belmont registration sites to fail two days in a row during registration in April, and suggested changes to help registration run more smoothly this fall. “I appreciate the patience of our student body as we work to provide the best possible […]

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