Brenna Mader thought she was done with the pageant circuit. After the Belmont alumna and former Miss Teen Wyoming USA placed in the top 15 and as third runner up in the Miss Tennessee USA in 2009 and 2010, Mader was “pretty sure she was never going to do that [...]
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As Belmont’s alumni base continues to grow, the Office of Alumni Relations is set to move to the stucco building that now houses Plant Operations. While Plant Ops is expected to move to the old physical therapy building on the corner of 15th and Delmar avenues by the end of [...]
As a generation with unlimited access to the Internet, today’s young adults are not as connected as they could be. For two local siblings who are part of that generation, realization of the disconnect inspired a journey of more than a 15,000 miles through 14 countries in six months. Belmont [...]
In 2000, Belmont’s campus was decorated with posters, and the caf was home to stacks of fliers promoting then freshman Tyler James. He didn’t have a MySpace, Facebook or a blog. He didn’t yet have a fan base. He didn’t even get accepted to the School of Music. Ten years [...]
Sports veterans have traditionally dominated the world of sports radio. In Nashville, men with decades in the business of sports broadcasting like George Plaster and Joe Biddle make up a significant part of local sports radio. The old guard of sports radio speak to a similar demographic of older devotees [...]
Actor, producer and Belmont alumnus DJ Qualls, best-known for his roles in “The New Guy,” “Road Trip” and “Hustle and Flow,” recently sat in front of students and faculty gathered in Troutt Theater and discussed the challenges he has faced as a working actor in Hollywood.
Today, more than 143 million children around the world have lost one or both parents. The African nation of Uganda has 2.3 million orphans, many of which have been forced into sex slavery and rebel armies. For many people, these overwhelming statistics are discouraging. How can one person begin to make a difference in face of such a massive problem? Belmont graduate Rebecca Sorensen never doubted her ability to be a part of the solution; she saw a need and knew she was called to help.
Nearly one year ago, Belmont alumnae Christy Frink and Morgan Levy had an idea and some time on their hands.
As a new president takes the seat in the Oval office, one Belmont student will be there along for the ride. After she graduates in May, Ameshia Cross will work as an assistant to White House press secretary, Robert Gibbs. In her new position she will be expected to prepare drafts of speeches, conduct research, and help with press releases.
The men’s and women’s basketball teams at Belmont University have many fans who cheer them on during games in the Curb Event Center. Student fans are so important to the team that they have their own designated courtside cheering section. But, what about those Bruin fans who’ve recently graduated? Those [...]
Current and former Belmont students will have many opportunities to celebrate the university during Homecoming 2009. Though the basketball teams will command attention on Thursday night as they take on the North Florida Ospreys and Saturday night as they play the Jacksonville Dolphins, alumni and students can easily fill their [...]