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 […]

News
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 […]

News
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 […]

News
Lee Beaman takes leave of absence from Belmont Board of Trust

Lee Beaman takes leave of absence from Belmont Board of Trust

Following the publication of allegations that Belmont Board of Trust member Lee Beaman abused his wife, Beaman has taken a leave of absence from the board. “Lee Beaman has requested and been granted by the Chairman of Belmont’s Board of Trustees a leave of absence from the Board until his […]

News
Board of Trust member Lee Beaman influential in Nashville politics, philanthropy

Board of Trust member Lee Beaman influential in Nashville politics, philanthropy

Belmont Board of Trust member Lee Beaman made headlines on Friday after his wife accused him of sexual and emotional abuse in a divorce brief. The 20-page brief alleged Lee Beaman abused his fourth wife Kelly Beaman throughout the couple’s 17-year marriage. Lee Beaman also admitted to having sexual relations […]

News
Dr. Cheryl Carr receives grant to research women on Music Row

Dr. Cheryl Carr receives grant to research women on Music Row

Dr. Cheryl Carr, associate dean and associate professor in Belmont’s Mike Curb College of Entertainment and Music Business, recently received a grant to study the role of women on Music Row.  The study will not focus on gender equity or working conditions, but rather the history and stories of women […]

News
New residence hall brings the end of forced triple dorms

New residence hall brings the end of forced triple dorms

Erin Bailey was excited for her freshman move in at Belmont in the fall of 2017, but the experience was tainted by the fact that she had to move into a forced triple dorm room. “Moving in had an air of excitement, but it gradually got worse throughout the year,” […]

News
Belmont installs BruinPrint stations around campus

Belmont installs BruinPrint stations around campus

Belmont officially launched its new BruinPrint program Tuesday, which allows students to print from their computers and cell phones at locations around campus. Printing stations are located in many of the academic buildings, the Beaman Student Life Center, the library and 10 of the 15 residential communities, according to the […]

News
Back at Belmont: Your guide to everything new on campus this fall

Back at Belmont: Your guide to everything new on campus this fall

This year, Belmont welcomed its biggest class yet. And the 2,800 new freshmen, transfer and graduate students aren’t the only new additions to Belmont’s campus. Here are some other things that are changing this semester. Belmont welcomed students from the O’More College of Design after acquiring the college last spring. […]

News
Assistant Director of Admissions Jim Poole dies Wednesday morning

Assistant Director of Admissions Jim Poole dies Wednesday morning

Belmont’s Assistant Director of Admissions Jim Poole died Wednesday morning after a battle with cancer. Poole — a Belmont graduate and member of the admissions office staff since 2001 — was passionate about Belmont and devoted his time to serving the Nashville community. In addition to his work with prospective […]

News
DeEbony Groves: As remembered by students, friends and faculty

DeEbony Groves: As remembered by students, friends and faculty

When the Vision staff heard the tragic news that senior DeEbony Groves had been one of the victims killed in Sunday morning’s Waffle House shooting, we obviously knew we had to report on it. But it felt wrong to leave the story there. It felt like a tremendous disservice to […]

News
Going greener: Belmont’s commitment to leading conservation efforts

Going greener: Belmont’s commitment to leading conservation efforts

During sustainability week at Belmont, the university sought to show its dedication to being a sustainable institution and impacting the environment in positive ways. Sustainability is part of Belmont’s conservation covenant — a promise the university has made to take care of God’s creation — through various projects like maintaining […]

News