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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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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GoFundMe started for Belmont student after car accident

GoFundMe started for Belmont student after car accident

Belmont students, friends and family are banding together to support Belmont seniors Calli Luikart and Zach Jamison after a car crash Saturday night. Luikart and Jamison were critically injured after their car rolled off of a cliff in Williamson County. Luikart was placed in the ICU at Vanderbilt with a […]

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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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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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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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How to register to vote, apply for absentee ballot

How to register to vote, apply for absentee ballot

Midterm elections are coming up on Nov. 6, and that means it’s time to start thinking about voting. For college students living in a different state or county from their hometown, voting can be a little more complicated than normal, but it doesn’t have to be difficult. The Vision compiled […]

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Campus Security investigates report of intrusion in Hillside

Campus Security investigates report of intrusion in Hillside

Belmont Campus Security is currently investigating a report of an intrusion into a Hillside apartment Thursday night. “We don’t have any reports of burglaries,” said Chief of Campus Security Pat Cunningham. “We just have a student who reported that she thought there may have been someone in her apartment.” This […]

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We Believe campaign raises more than $200 million

We Believe campaign raises more than $200 million

Belmont’s We Believe campaign has raised more than $200 million toward its $300 million goal. The campaign, which is the university’s largest fundraising effort ever, launched almost three years ago, trying to raise $300 million in endowment by 2020. It’s focused on five areas that go along with the university’s […]

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Students react to Tropical Storm Florence

Students react to Tropical Storm Florence

As tropical storm Florence moves through the Carolinas, many Belmont students are anxiously watching to see how the storm will affect their homes and loved ones. The storm made landfall near Wilmington, South Carolina, on Friday morning and has since moved northeast into North Carolina and Virginia, with rampant flooding […]

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