The Tennessee Department of Education is expanding its previously launched educator preparation initiative, Grow Your Own, to train more teachers in the state. It’s awarding $2 million in grants across seven universities to reduce vacancies and diversify teaching ranks.
Private universities were expecting to bear some of the brunt of the coronavirus fallout this year. They anticipated students would choose less expensive, public colleges instead. Enrollment data, however, show a few Middle Tennessee campuses are seeing higher than expected interest.
Fourteen students, with the help from alumni and faculty members, have begun making hand sanitizer for local public safety and health care providers.
Lipscomb University has submitted the paperwork to establish what would be just the second physician assistant school in Middle Tennessee. The Nashville campus is responding to nationwide demand for PAs in the health care industry.
Nashville universities are highlighting their rising status on the US News and World Report’s annual rankings made public Tuesday morning.
Belmont University has more than doubled its enrollment since the year 2000.
Two of Nashville’s largest private colleges made the unusual move to cancel classes because of the cold temperatures. But it appears the decision was based more on timing of the wintry weather than its severity.
There is one university legally known as LU–and Nashville Lipscomb isn’t it.
Nashville has lost a sports fan so dedicated to his teams, he had a book written about him. Super fan Chuck Ross died Friday morning.
In the world of college rankings, Nashville’s Lipscomb University often has to settle for regional placements. But its college of education has attracted some national exposure, and the university plans to make the most of it.