December 15, 2005

Photo of the Week

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An image from Christmas at Belmont.
Watch the show locally on Npt and nationwide on PBS:
NPT Premiere – Monday, December 19 at 8:00 (CST)
National Premiere on PBS – Thursday, December 22 at 8:00 (CST)
Christmas Day on PBS – Check local listings

The office of University Marketing and Communications wishes you a joyous Christmas and happy new year. The next edition of Belmont FYI will be on Friday, January 6.

Belmont News

Winter commencement ceremony at Belmont University is set for 7:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 16, at the Curb Event Center. [MORE]
The Nashville Scene profiles Mark Volman, a former member of Frank Zappa’s Mothers of Invention and of 60’s pop band The Turtles, who now teaches music business courses at Belmont’s Curb College of Entertainment & Music Business. [MORE]
Students and faculty from Belmont University School of Nursing are currently participating in a nation-wide study aimed at reducing back injuries in the nursing profession. [MORE]
Belmont Alum’s Business Start-Up Blog Gets U.S. News Mention [MORE]


Jodi Glover, Director of Belmont @ Cool Springs, recently received the “Board Member of the Year” award for 2005 from the Cool Springs Chamber Board of Directors. [MORE]
Assistant Professor of Music Business, James Elliott, wrote the song “Hay Baby” on the Oak Ridge Boys’ new Christmas album, Christmas Cookies. [MORE]

Coming Up

Winter Commencement is Friday, December 16 at 7:30 in the Curb Event Center.
University offices will be closed December 22-28 for the Christmas holiday.
Watch Christmas at Belmont locally on Npt and nationwide on PBS:
NPT Premiere – Monday, December 19 at 8:00 (CST)
National Premiere on PBS – Thursday, December 22 at 8:00 p.m. (CST)
Christmas Day on PBS – Check local listings

In Our Thoughts and Prayers

It is with great sadness that we inform the campus of the following –
Lee Griggs, one of our students, experienced an untimely death on Wednesday, December 7. Lee was a senior biology major who was known for his undergraduate research project on the “armadillo invasion” in middle Tennessee. Please keep Lee’s family in your prayers.
Also, a former student and a current student both tragically lost their lives to separate car accidents this week. Please keep these families in your prayers.
A campus memorial service for these students will be planned at the start of the spring semester. Please remember to keep these families in your prayers during this difficult time.


*Editor’s note – I rely on all of you to keep the birthday list current. If you notice a mistake or missing birthday, please e-mail the update to Thanks!
Happy Belated Birthday to:
December 13
Casie Wilkins, Business
Patricia Rickman, Custodial Services
December 15
Johnathan Collins, Custodial Services
Joseph Leggs, Custodial Services
December 18
Dane Anthony, Student Affairs
Lucy Baltimore, Physical Therapy
Seth Sheridan, Athletics
Mark Bryant, Student affairs
Barbara Ward, Math/Computer Science
December 24
Christy Warren, University College
December 27
Angie Bryant, Beaman Student Life Center
Jonathan Thorndike, Honors
December 28
Susan Taylor, Business
Ernest Heard , Library
Michael Krouskop, University Marketing and Communications
December 31
Knut Le, Custodial Services
January 1
Sharon Dowdy, Nursing
Angie Shedd, Admissions
January 2
Kelly Harrison, Admissions
January 3
Melinda Grimac, Education
January 4
Robert Forrester, Math/Computer Sciences
Heather Copeland, Athletics
January 6
Conception Benitez, Custodial Services
Howard Cochran, Business
Shannon Mathis, Math
January 8
Bill Prince, Business
Jennifer Thomas, Biology
January 9
Patricia Mosley, Music
Sharon Dowdy, Plant Ops

December 2, 2005

Photo of the Week

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An image from the 2005 Staff Affairs Council Christmas Tree Lighting.