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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SGA’s largest expenditures grant petitions and ASGA conference trip

SGA’s largest expenditures grant petitions and ASGA conference trip

Grant petitions and a student government conference trip to Washington, D.C. are two of Belmont SGA’s largest expenses in its $75,000 budget passed during its first open meeting of the semester. Belmont’s Student Government Association has $46,000 to spend in grant petitions — $1,000 less than last year’s budget, according […]

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How to access Hillside area during Sunday’s 12th Avenue South closure

How to access Hillside area during Sunday’s 12th Avenue South closure

12th Avenue South will be closed to motorized vehicles from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, however, Belmont students trying to enter or exit Hillside or the TK/Russell garage still have access. Students can enter the garage by taking Caldwell Avenue to 12th Avenue South and telling the Metro Nashville Police […]

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Provost Dr. Thomas Burns announces new vice provost position

Provost Dr. Thomas Burns announces new vice provost position

Belmont University Provost Dr. Thomas Burns announced the new position of vice provost for academic affairs in the provost office on Friday morning. The current dean of the College of Pharmacy, Dr. Philip Johnston, said he is excited to fill this new role at the university. In the position, Johnston […]

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Students voice opinions on Campus Security alerts

Students voice opinions on Campus Security alerts

After Campus Security alerts were sent nearly an hour after students reported to hearing gunshots on 15th Avenue, students took to class Facebook pages to offer their opinions. Several students expressed disappointment and concern that they were not notified sooner, while others said it was the right move for Campus […]

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SGA meeting focuses on hurricane relief, DACA plans

SGA meeting focuses on hurricane relief, DACA plans

In the midst of hurricane season and President Donald Trump’s DACA decision, Belmont SGA is planning to do what it can to help. SGA President Shania Jones announced at Monday night’s SGA meeting that she’s creating a temporary “pressing issues committee” to raise funds for hurricane victims and offer support […]

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Belmont Dreamers face uncertain future after DACA decision

Belmont Dreamers face uncertain future after DACA decision

Editor’s note: The students’ names in the following story have been changed to protect their identities. For Megan, an undocumented sophomore at Belmont, President Donald Trump’s ruling on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Tuesday morning threw her life into disarray. “I’m trying to get a degree. That’s all I […]

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How to help Hurricane Harvey victims

How to help Hurricane Harvey victims

Hurricane Harvey has killed 21 people, caused billions in property damages and displaced thousands of Texans since hitting Corpus Christi and Houston on Friday. Understandably, the need for support is currently very high. The following is a comprehensive list of several different ways you can help the people of Texas […]

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Texan Belmont students respond to Hurricane Harvey

Texan Belmont students respond to Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey made landfall near Corpus Christi, Texas, on Friday, and has since caused at least 21 deaths and billions of dollars in estimated damages in its wake. As the Category 4 hurricane moved inland, Houston was hit particularly hard — in part because Houston is one of the largest […]

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Meet your new SGA President and Vice President

Meet your new SGA President and Vice President

Shania Jones joined Belmont’s Student Government Association within the first week of being on campus her freshman year, because she wanted to make a difference. Three years later, she is gearing up to do just that as SGA’s newest president. “This year is going to be awesome,” Jones says from […]

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