September 30, 2004

Coming Up

The Belmont Little Theatre presents The Anastasia Trials in the Court of Women by Carolyn Gage, Thursday, September 30 – Saturday, October 2, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, October 3, at 2:00 p.m., all in the Belmont Little Theatre. The performances will be repeated October 7 – 9 at 7:30 p.m. and October 10 at 2:00 p.m.
The Belmont Vocal Festival is Sunday, October 3, at 7:00 p.m. in the Massey Concert Hall, and Monday, October 4, at 4:30 p.m. in Belmont Heights Baptist Church.
The New Century Journalism Speakers’ Series presents Channel 4 anchor Demetria Kalodimos on October 6, at 10:00 a.m. in the Neely Dining Hall.
Belmont’s Center for Business Ethics will present Harvard Business School professor Dr. Lynn Sharp Paine, author of the business best-seller Value Shift, in a talk and discussion of business ethics, Oct. 7 at 4:00 p.m. For more information, click here.
The Classical Singers Recital is Sunday, October 10, at 2:00 p.m. in the Massey Concert Hall.
The University Symphony Orchestra will be Tuesday, October 12 at 7:30 p.m. in the Massey Concert Hall.
October 13 marks the mid-point of the semester, with fall break scheduled for October 14-15.
The Faculty Woodwind Quintet will be Monday, October 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the Belmont Mansion.
Season of Life – Jeffrey Marx and Joe Ehrman, will be at the Curb Event Center on October 19 at 6:30 p.m. Listen to the author of Season of Life and the man the book is about speak and inspire you about how young men are being raised. Purchase a copy of the book in the Belmont Bookstore. Tickets are $10 plus a box office service charge.
The New Century Journalism Speakers’ Series presents Rev. Edwin Sanders, Pastor, Metropolitan Interdenominational Church, on October 20, at 10:00 a.m. in Massey 103.
The New Century Journalism Speakers’ Series presents Freedom Forum John Seigenthaler on October 22, at 10:00 a.m. in the Massey Boardroom.
The New Century Journalism Speakers’ Series presents former Tennessean editor Frank Sutherland on October 27, at 10:00 a.m. in the Neely Dining Hall.
The Public Relations Society of Belmont and the Journalism Club present “Outfoxed,” an Academic Lecture Convocation, on October 27 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. in the Massey Business Center, room 204. Panelists Include: Dr. Sybril Bennett, Dr. Vaughn May & Professor Thom Storey.
The Staff Affairs Chili Cook-off is October 29 at 11:30 in the Neely Dining Hall. If you would like to enter a pot of chili, contact Bonnie Wagonfield at x6451.
Upcoming Sack Lunch Discussions include:
Oct 19 “Iraq and the Problem of Terrorism – Implications for the 2004 Election” with Dr. Larry German
Nov 3 “Masterful Flower Arranging” with Michelle Campanis
Drinks and cookies are provided; you bring a sack lunch. All sessions are Noon – 1 pm in MBC 400. Please register online at http://www.belmont.edu/hr/2004SackLunches_Fall.pdf.
Belmont’s Homecoming Festivities will now be held the week of January 17, 2005. On Friday, January 21–Belmont will host Lipscomb in Men’s Basketball and play UCF on Sunday. Belmont Women’s Basketball will play Stetson on Thursday and Jacksonville on Saturday. There are also several other activities that will occur that week. Specific details will follow in the next few months.
Make plans to participate in Bruin Den Day, the second-annual neighborhood service day, held in conjunction with Homecoming 2005. On Sunday, January 23, Belmont students, faculty and staff will join for worship and breakfast before assisting our neighbors with various clean-up projects. More information will be available in the coming months. For immediate questions, contact Casey Fincher, SGA President, at boontaf@aol.com.

FYI – Miscellaneous Announcements

Nominations for the 2004-2005 Chaney Distinguished Professor Award are now being accepted. Nominate professors by sending an e-mail to votechaney@mail.belmont.edu. The deadline for nominations is March 4, 2005.
You are invited to join fellow Belmont faculty and staff in “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer,” a five mile walk in downtown Nashville. The walk is Saturday, October 9. Registration is at 8:00 a.m. with the walk beginning at 9:00 a.m. For a complete brochure, contact Martha Kelley, Amanda Dunivan, or Jennifer Wetzel.
The Tennessee Repertoire Theatre is offering Belmont University a special discount to performances of OLIVER! and Sylvia. The special Belmont performance of OLIVER! will be Wednesday, October 27 at 7:30 p.m. The special Belmont performance of Sylvia is Sunday, November 14, 2004 at 4:00 p.m. Tickets for both performances must be purchased between Tuesday, September 7 and Sunday, October 17. For more information, visit To learn more about these productions, visit www.tnrep.org. To purchase tickets, log on to www.broadwayacrossamerica.com/groupsales and use the password: belmont
Belmont students, faculty and staff are invited to participate in a special promotion with the Country Music Hall of Fame during their exhibit, Night Train to Nashville: Music City Rhythm & Blues 1945-1970. Purchase one adult admission and get the second free when you show your Belmont Identification Card. For more information on this exhibit, call 615.416.2001 or visit www.countrymusichalloffame.com.

Upcoming Birthdays

October 3
Julie Bunt, Provost’s Office
Jennifer Kiev, University College
October 4
Sue Heflin, President’s Office
October 5
Stephen Campbell, Math/Com.Sci.
Cynthia Cox, Lit & Lang
October 6
Hien Thi Huynh, Custodial Serv.
Andrea Welch, Custodial Services
October 7
Joyce Jones, Education
Lonnie Yandell, Psychology
October 8
Joan Eakin, Music
October 10
Dorian Meaders, Arts & Sciences
Helen Stratton, Education

September 22, 2004

Photo of the Week

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Alpha Tau Omega fraternity hosted their annual Disco is Dead? party on Friday, September 17.
Photo by Michael Krouskop, University Photographer, University Marketing and Communications.

Belmont News

Professor Elliott and Co-Author Schedule Book-Signing Event
Business Ethics Address to Feature Value Shift Author
Belmont Schedules Week of Events for Homecoming 2005 – Bruins to Play Lipscomb’s Bisons in Homecoming Basketball Game
Massey School Celebrates Benefactor’s 100th Birthday

An answer to outsourcing? – Nashville Business Journal
Josh Turner Talks About Belmont, and His Signature Song
Be sure to frequently visit the Belmont University News site for the latest headlines, news articles, and features on Belmont.

Belmont Achievers

BU Student Competes in Pageant
Social Work Club Featured in Magazine
Submit student, faculty, staff and alumni achievements to communication@mail.belmont.edu.

Coming Up

The New Century Journalism Speakers’ Series presents Teddy Bart, host of Teddy Bart’s Roundtable, on September 24, at 10:00 a.m. in Massey 104.
The Belmont Community Giving Campaign Kick Off Event will be Wednesday, September 29, from 10-1 in front of BSLC (rain location — lobby of BSLC). Free food and door prizes, with jazz music provided by our students.
The Belmont Little Theatre presents The Anastasia Trials in the Court of Women by Carolyn Gage, Thursday, September 30 – Saturday, October 2, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, October 3, at 2:00 p.m., all in the Belmont Little Theatre.
The Belmont Vocal Festival is Sunday, October 3, at 7:00 p.m. in the Massey Concert Hall, and Monday, October 4, at 4:30 p.m. in Belmont Heights Baptist Church.
The New Century Journalism Speakers’ Series presents Channel 4 anchor Demetria Kalodimos on October 6, at 10:00 a.m. in the Neely Dining Hall.
Season of Life – Jeffrey Marx and Joe Ehrman, will be at the Curb Event Center on October 19 at 6:30 p.m. Listen to the author of Season of Life and the man the book is about speak and inspire you about how young men are being raised. Purchase a copy of the book in the Belmont Bookstore. Tickets are $10 plus a box office service charge.
Belmont’s Center for Business Ethics will present Harvard Business School professor Dr. Lynn Sharp Paine, author of the business best-seller Value Shift, in a talk and discussion of business ethics, Oct. 7 at 4:00 p.m. For more information, click here.
October 13 marks the mid-point of the semester, with fall break scheduled for October 14-15.
The New Century Journalism Speakers’ Series presents Rev. Edwin Sanders, Pastor, Metropolitan Interdenominational Church, on October 20, at 10:00 a.m. in Massey 103.
The New Century Journalism Speakers’ Series presents Freedom Forum John Seigenthaler on October 22, at 10:00 a.m. in the Massey Boardroom.
The New Century Journalism Speakers’ Series presents former Tennessean editor Frank Sutherland on October 27, at 10:00 a.m. in the Neely Dining Hall.
The Public Relations Society of Belmont and the Journalism Club present “Outfoxed,” an Academic Lecture Convocation, on October 27 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. in the Massey Business Center, room 204. Panelists Include: Dr. Sybril Bennett, Dr. Vaughn May & Professor Thom Storey.
The Staff Affairs Chili Cook-off is October 29 at 11:30 in the Neely Dining Hall. If you would like to enter a pot of chili, contact Bonnie Wagonfield at x6451.
Upcoming Sack Lunch Discussions include:
Sept 28 “The Art of Managing Student Workers” with Zakia Smith, Rebekah Rohrbach, Kim Powell
Sept 29 “Attack of the Killer Virus . . . Computer Self-Defense 101″ with Randall Reynolds
Oct 19 “Iraq and the Problem of Terrorism – Implications for the 2004 Election” with Dr. Larry German
Nov 3 “Masterful Flower Arranging” with Michelle Campanis
Drinks and cookies are provided; you bring a sack lunch. All sessions are Noon – 1 pm in MBC 400. Please register online at http://www.belmont.edu/hr/2004SackLunches_Fall.pdf.
Belmont’s Homecoming Festivities will now be held the week of January 17, 2005. On Friday, January 21–Belmont will host Lipscomb in Men’s Basketball and play UCF on Sunday. Belmont Women’s Basketball will play Stetson on Thursday and Jacksonville on Saturday. There are also several other activities that will occur that week. Specific details will follow in the next few months.
Make plans to participate in Bruin Den Day, the second-annual neighborhood service day, held in conjunction with Homecoming 2005. On Sunday, January 23, Belmont students, faculty and staff will join for worship and breakfast before assisting our neighbors with various clean-up projects. More information will be available in the coming months. For immediate questions, contact Casey Fincher, SGA President, at boontaf@aol.com.

FYI — Miscellaneous Announcements

Nominations for the 2004-2005 Chaney Distinguished Professor Award are now being accepted. Nominate professors by sending an e-mail to votechaney@mail.belmont.edu. The deadline for nominations is March 4, 2005.
You are invited to join fellow Belmont faculty and staff in “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer,” a five mile walk in downtown Nashville. The walk is Saturday, October 9. Registration is at 8:00 a.m. with the walk beginning at 9:00 a.m. For a complete brochure, contact Martha Kelley, Amanda Dunivan, or Jennifer Wetzel.
The Tennessee Repertoire Theatre is offering Belmont University a special discount to performances of OLIVER! and Sylvia. The special Belmont performance of OLIVER! will be Wednesday, October 27 at 7:30 p.m. The special Belmont performance of Sylvia is Sunday, November 14, 2004 at 4:00 p.m. Tickets for both performances must be purchased between Tuesday, September 7 and Sunday, October 17. For more information, visit To learn more about these productions, visit www.tnrep.org. To purchase tickets, log on to www.broadwayacrossamerica.com/groupsales and use the password: belmont
Belmont students, faculty and staff are invited to participate in a special promotion with the Country Music Hall of Fame during their exhibit, Night Train to Nashville: Music City Rhythm & Blues 1945-1970. Purchase one adult admission and get the second free when you show your Belmont Identification Card. For more information on this exhibit, call 615.416.2001 or visit www.countrymusichalloffame.com.