August 26, 2004

Photo of the Week

potw2-2.jpegShown lining up for buses are some of the more than 500 of Belmont University’s approximately 800 freshmen and transfer students who participated in voluntary community service for about two hours at Edwin and Percy Warner parks in west Nashville and at four Metro parks closer to Belmont’s campus on Monday. The parks clean-up project was part of a week of activities designed to help the students make the transition to college life at Belmont. Click the photo for a larger view. To see a second photo from the same event, click here.

Important Announcements

With the start of a new school year, it is important everyone is aware of Belmont parking options for all faculty/staff, on-campus students and commuter students. Information was sent via campus e-mail on Thursday, August 19, and is also available via the dedicated parking Web site.

Coming Up

The Curtain Call Award Presentation and Concert will be September 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the Massey Concert Hall. Josh Turner, one of Nashville’s brightest new country stars and a 2001 School of Music alumnus, will receive the school’s annual Curtain Call Award, recognizing his achievements in the field of commercial/popular music. After the award presentation, Josh will perform an informal concert especially for Belmont students, faculty and staff and will participate in a Q&A. The event is free but tickets are necessary. Contact the School of Music at 460-6408 or visit the front desk in the Wilson Music Building.
The semester’s first Staff Affairs combined meeting and social will be Thursday, September 16, location TBA.
The Center for Professional Development is now enrolling for the next Certificate in Financial Planning class, which will begin September 21. This program has been designed both for seasoned industry professionals or for those new to financial services. An information session is scheduled for August 31 from 5-6 in MBC 400. For more information, click here, or call Angela Carlson at x6458.

Belmont News

Be sure to frequently visit the Belmont University News site for the latest headlines, news articles, and features on Belmont.


Social Work Club Featured in Magazine
Songs of Love Foundation Picks Belmont Student Songwriter
Christianity Today Interviews Alums in Denver & The Mile High Orchestra
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Dr. Steve Murphree’s son, Steven, has local clover honey for sale from his bee hive in Bedford County. Honey bears are $3.50, pints are $5.00 and quarts are $9.00. Honey will be available until late summer/early fall. Contact Steve at x6221 or


Congratulations to Desiree Delahoussaye and Jamie Pillsbury, who will be married on Saturday, August 28. Desiree works in the office of University Marketing and Communications.
Congratulations to Laura Hill on her recent engagement and upcoming marriage to Justin Amaral. They will be married November 20, 2004, in Fall River, Massachusetts. Laura works in the Office of Development.
If you or someone you know is celebrating a milestone, the Belmont community wants to know! Send weddings, births, anniversaries, or other announcements to

Please Welcome the Following New Employees to the Belmont Community

Robyne Atkins, Development
Jennifer Caporali, Registrar Office
Carrie Greenway, Athletics
Toney Howell, Athletics (Women’s Volleyball)
Lara Martines, Custodial Services
Greg Raber, Athletics
Christy Ridings, University Ministries
Bill Scheddin, Curb Event Center