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President’s Convocation inspires continued growth and excellence

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At the beginning of every school year, we have our President’s Convocation; a time to reflect on the past year, as well as the year we are embarking on. At this year’s convocation we also reflected on the 125 years of Lipscomb as an institution and how that has grown and changed throughout the decades. We remembered the beginnings of our university, when it was only a small Bible school, and David Scobey, chair of...

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Doris Kearns Goodwin speaks with students on campus.

Why Lipscomb?

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Although there are many schools in which you can pursue a college education, Lipscomb University is one of few that will invest in who you are as a person as well. Lipscomb takes the extra step to surround its students with unique opportunities that will challenge the way we think, lead, serve and ultimately live our lives. Take this past week for example:  On Tuesday evening we had the privilege of listening to Kenneth R....

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Vienna Church

Lipscomb students, meet Vienna!

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We made it to Vienna, and wow, what a beautiful city! We’ve been walking around the city for the past few days and though we’ve seen a lot, there is definitely a lot more to explore. We have become familiar with the church near our house, and it’s a helpful landmark that has helped us navigate the neighborhood in the first few days. If we can find the church, we can find our way home....

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Great expectations: the college edition

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We all come to college with expectations. I came hoping for freedom to do whatever I want, whenever I want, and not a soul was going to stop me. Ok, maybe that’s a little bit of an exaggeration, but I knew I wanted freedom. I wanted to redefine myself. I needed a fresh start. Everyone says your college years are the best of your life. I have no doubt this is the truth, but I...

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Old school, new school and life

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There are three things that people say college kids have to learn how to balance- sleep, school, and friends. They forgot one. Netflix. We have basic needs- a computer, a socket, maybe some food and we are good to go. Internet failures are a serious crisis. On Netflix, I just finished an ‘old school’ show about a girl who goes off to college- Felicity. I love it because through half of the show I’m secretly...

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