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  • Campus Life

    New initiatives focused on engaging commuters beyond classes

    'No Student Parking' sign

    Commuter students leave campus as soon as their classes are over. That’s the trend Lipscomb is trying to fight against. The Commuter Students Services is increasing efforts to integrate off-campus students as part of the full college experience, creating committees, positions, and events. Lipscomb established the first-ever Commuter Opportunities Resources and Experiences council last fall. The C.O.R.E wants to represent commuter students and give them a voice. Its objective is to be a channel to express concerns to the administration and increase involvement in campus life. Heleena Kabtimer, the first Coordinator of Commuter Student Services and 2022 alumna, came back to Lipscomb to serve as part of the Office of…

  • Campus Life

    Lipscomb students get their hands dirty for MLK service day

    Lipscomb students board the Gray Line shuttle bus parked outside Allen Arena on Saturday morning. The weekend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is celebrated typically conjures thoughts of rest and excitement among students. However, on Saturday, January 13, eight students boarded a shuttle and headed to different places in Nashville to help the community. Some planted trees. Others harvested okra and shelled black-eyed peas. Food and toiletries for those in need were packaged by another group. Although the day of service offered many different opportunities, the spirit among students remained the same: honoring the legacy of Dr. King. One of the participants representing Lipscomb was Natalie Blickensderfer, a junior and…