May 26, 2006

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Belmont SIFE Team Wins at National Competition
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The Belmont University Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) team won the Rookie of the Year award at the 2006 SIFE USA National Exposition in Kansas City, Mo., Monday. The team also was named first runner up in the Entrepreneurship competition, behind Drury University, the national champion two years in a row. To read more about Belmont’s SIFE team, click here.

Belmont News

International Country Music Conference Honors Cardwell, Flippo
The International Country Music Conference (ICMC) will honor longtime country music journalist Chet Flippo and also the International Bluegrass Music Association’s Nancy Cardwell, Friday, May 26, with the Charlie Lamb Award for Excellence in Country Music Journalism, as part of the annual conference at Belmont University.

May 23, 2006


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May 26
Bo Thomas, University Relations
May 27
Angela Breedon, Professional Development
Linda Boyte, Health Sciences
Mark Grones, Plant Ops
Kelly Kane, Accounting
May 28
James Cook, Math/Com.Sci.
May 29
Patricia Jacobs, Career Services
Keith Moore, Music
May 30
Melanie Seaver, Stu. Financial Serv.
May 31
Elaine Blake, Nursing
Anthony Donovan, Student Affairs
June 3
Ann Edgin, Library
Mary R. Goodloe, Math/Com.Sci.
June 4
Jason Rogers, VP, Counsel
Michael Strickland , Athletics
Jasmine Taylor, Education

May 19, 2006

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Belmont Graduates Over 500 At Spring Commencement
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Belmont University graduated over 500 students Saturday during Spring Commencement ceremonies held in the Curb Event Center. Belmont president Dr. Robert Fisher gave the commencement address.
Dr. Merrie King, associate professor of education, was awarded the Chaney Distinguished Professor Award, which goes to a faculty member who best represents the vision of the university to be a “premier teaching institution.” Dr. Robbie Pinter, professor of English, was recognized with the Presidential Faculty Achievement Award.
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Belmont News

Cornwall Blog Named to Top Ten List
The Web site named Jeff Cornwall’s blog, The Entrepreneurial Mind, one of the top 10 best small business blogs on the Web today. Cornwall is the chair of Belmont’s Center for Entrepreneurship in the College of Business Administration. [To read more, click here.]


Belmont Student Receives Koch Fellowship for Summer
Belmont student Will Cromer has been selected as a Charles Koch Summer Fellow this summer in Washington, D.C. Sponsored through the Institute for Humane Studies, the Koch Fellows program is a highly competitive internship and academic program. Cromer is among approximately 50 participants selected from over 900 applicants. [To read more, click here.]
Elliott Slated to Speak at Music Conference
James Elliott, assistant professor of music business in the Mike Curb College of Entertainment & Music Business, is scheduled to speak at the Musicians’ Conference at Hume Lake Christian Camps in Hume, Calif. The Musicians’ Conference is designed to provide “Spiritual Career Development” for musicians, artists, bands and songwriters 18 or older who are interested in music ministry.
Harrington to Speak at Brevard Conference on Music Entrepreneurship
Dr. E. Michael Harrington, professor in the Mike Curb College of Entertainment & Music Business, will speak at the Brevard Conference on Music Entrepreneurship (BCOME) at the Brevard Music Center in North Carolina July 14-16. The BCOME conference will help musicians begin a career that lies beyond the traditional pathways – teaching or performing in an ensemble.


The 2006 Sports Evangelism Team in currently in Venezuela. The team will chronicle their experiences through an online journal. To follow their travels, sign up to receive updates here.
The Nashville Kats are offering Belmont University students, faculty and staff 50 percent discounted tickets for their playoff game on Sunday, May 21. Click here, then enter the password katsplayoff and then select tickets in the $29 or $26 price level.

In Our Thoughts and Prayers

Please keep the family of Bill Twibell in your thoughts and prayers. Bill, a sophomore music business major, was killed near his home in Savannah, GA.
Please keep Teresa vanHatten-Granath and her family in your thoughts and prayers on the loss of her mother on May 19.
Please remember Margie (Landgrave) Yankeelov and her family on the loss of her husband’s niece, who was killed on May 14.
Please keep Rich Tiner and his family in your thoughts and prayers on the loss of his mother on May 12.