January 27, 2006

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A limited number of tickets remain for next Tuesday’s ‘Battle of the Boulevard’ between the Belmont Bruins and Lipscomb at the Curb Event Center. With student and Bruin Club tickets having been distributed – and brisk ticket sales on the heels of a thrilling overtime contest at Lipscomb on January 20th – Belmont Athletic Director Mike Strickland foresees a capacity crowd.
“Belmont and Lipscomb have a special rivalry, and last Friday’s game was yet another classic,” Strickland said. “There was a great atmosphere at Allen Arena and we look forward to providing the same. Tuesday promises to be a memorable night, and we encourage everyone to get their tickets in advance.”
Tuesday will mark the 112th meeting in the history of this storied local rivalry. Belmont has won three of the five meetings since the contest was renewed in 2004.

Belmont News

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January 26, 2006

Coming Up

The Nashville Ballet and the Belmont University Percussion Ensemble collaborate to present a ballet for children, The Emperor and the Nightingale, with music composed by Belmont’s Todd London, Sunday, January 29 at 2 p.m. in the Massey Concert Hall. Free Admission.
New Faculty Dr. Jennifer Coleman, soprano, Dr. Matthew Manwarren, piano, and Dr. Joel Treybig present a classical performance Monday, January 30 at 7:30 pm in Belmont Mansion. Free Admission.
On Monday, January 30, the gravel overflow lot next to Wright/Maddox/Kennedy Hall will be reserved due to a bonfire. Parking will be available on all levels of the parking garage, surface lots, and the 12th Avenue overflow parking location.
The Belmont Bruins Men’s Basketball team will host the Lipscomb Bisons in the annual “Battle of the Boulevard” competition Tuesday, January 31 at 6 p.m. in the Curb Event Center. Belmont faculty/staff members are allowed two free tickets per the Faculty/Staff Handbook. These tickets can be picked up anytime from now through game time on Tuesday, January 31 at the Curb Event Center box office, subject to availability. Present your faculty/staff ID card to the box office during normal operating hours and you can get your tickets for this game. You must show up in person to receive your tickets. If you need to purchase additional tickets for the game, they are $13.00 each and everyone must have a ticket regardless of age. The Curb Event Center box office is open Monday-Friday from 10:00am -6:00pm, Saturdays from 10:00am-4:00pm. If you have any questions, please contact John Langdon at x5609 or langdonj@mail.belmont.edu.


Ron Jackson has joined Belmont University as the General Manager of the Curb Event Center. He is responsible for the day to day operation of the event center including booking, coordinating, and managing event finances for all internal and external clients and events.
Jackson comes to Belmont from the Gaylord Entertainment Center, where he served as Director of Event Services. He holds a BBA from the University of Georgia and a Master’s in Education in Sport Management and Administration, also from the University of Georgia.

Community News

Dr. Steve Murphree (Biology Dept.) is in his 10th year of conducting termite control enhancement studies using the Sentricon Termite Colony Elimination System® developed by Dow AgroSciences. If you have experienced an emergence of winged termites or found evidence of an active infestation at your home and have not yet contracted with a pest control business to control them, your home might qualify for the 2006 study. This service would be free during the 1-2 year study (termite colonies would be eliminated) and participants could then decide whether to transfer future monitoring to a local pest control business or have Steve remove the stations. If you are interested or need more information, contact Steve at murphrees@mail.belmont.edu or ext. 6221.

In Our Thoughts and Prayers

Please keep the family and friends of Michael Morgan in your thoughts and prayers. A 1998 graduate, Michael passed away January 16.


*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 communication@mail.belmont.edu. Thanks!
Our belated wishes to Mark Schenkel, Entrepreneurship, who celebrated a birthday on January 15.
January 27
Deanne Harper, Student Financial Services
Andrew Huff, Maintenance Services
Michael Pinter, Teaching Center
Susan Saunders, Human Resources
January 28
Paul Gatrell, Theatre
Nguyet Nguyen, Custodial Services
February 1
Greg Pillon, University Marketing and Communications
Kate Wells, International Education
February 2
Donna Brown, Athletics
Michael Harrington, Music Business
Michelle Ryan, Registrar’s Office
February 4
Sarah Koop, CEMB
Michael Loyd , Custodial Services
February 5
Andrew Johnston, Student Affairs
February 6
Robert Lambert, Business

Belmont Promotions

TPAC is offering a special promotion for Belmont faculty and staff to see “Recent Tragic Events” and “Oleanna.” For details on these events, CLICK HERE and CLICK HERE to download the flyers.