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2021 Events

    Ongoing Through Homecoming Week

  • Homecoming Community Service Initiative: PENCIL Foundation
    02-15-2021 | Foutch Alumni House & Office of Service Learning

    Belmont is taking part in a pencil drive in support of the PENCIL Foundation, an organization supporting Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools by providing free school supplies for teachers. Please donate pencils at the Foutch Alumni House or the Office of Service Learning (JAAC 1014) during February. On Mission Monday, February 15, bring pencils to Harrington Place Dining Hall and only pay $5 dollars for your lunch, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

  • Belmont Store Promotions
    02-15-2021 | The Belmont Store

    Throughout the week, The Belmont Store will have an exclusive discount for alumni along with the annual $5 Homecoming shirt for sale. Get 25% off all full-priced merchandise with code HOCO2021 online, Feb. 13-20 and in-store, Feb. 15-19. 

  • Belmont Athletics Pop-Up Scavenger Hunt
    02-15-2021 | Bruin Rewards App + Throughout Campus

    Check the "Bruin Rewards" app throughout the week for a chance to win prizes around campus. 

  • Virtual Polar Bear 5K Challenge
    02-15-2021 | Virtual

    Run, walk, jog, or any combination of those for a total distance of 3.1 miles either all at once or over the course of the week and you could win a PB5K Swag Pack. To qualify for a prize, members of the Belmont community must post a picture to Instagram or Twitter and tag @BUFitRec, @BelmontAlum, and include the hashtag #BelmontHoco; or on Facebook and tag Fitness and Recreation – Belmont University, Belmont University Alumni Association, and include the hashtag #BelmontHoco. These pictures can be mid-run or post-run, but make sure you show off your Belmont pride! Members of the Belmont community without access to social media can email their completion pictures to beaman.center@belmont.edu. Questions? Email joe.mankowski@belmont.edu

    Mission Monday: February 15

  • Virtual Alumni Non-Profit Fair
    02-15-2021 | 12:00PM - 1:00PM | ZoomRegister

    Alumni, students, faculty and staff are invited to meet Belmont Alumni who own a non-profit or work with area non-profits. The fair is an effort to raise awareness about the great work our alumni are doing in their communities. Register to attend. To reserve space at the fair, email alumni@belmont.edu for an application form.

  • The PEP Talk Series | Wellness While We Wait & Living On Mission (Parent Edition)
    02-15-2021 | 12:00PM | ZoomRegister

    The Parent Engagement Program (PEP) is back and kicking off its spring semester monthly virtual engagement sessions for parents, starting with a special “Mission Monday” virtual PEP Talk. Come meet our University Minister, Heather Daugherty, along with our Director of Missions and Outreach, Larkin Briley, and hear how your Bruins can maintain wellness, grow their faith, and live on mission with new opportunities on the horizon – even in a pandemic.

  • Mission Monday Chapel: Alumni Panel, From Here to Anywhere
    02-15-2021 | 2:30PM | ZoomRegister

    As we celebrate Homecoming at Belmont, Belmont alumni will share their stories about how their Belmont Education has prepared them to be used by God from here to anywhere.

  • Build-A-Bruin
    02-15-2021 | Ongoing through Homecoming Week | Beaman Student Life Center

    Students, faculty, staff and alumni are invited to “Build-A-Bruin” throughout Homecoming Week. The Office of Student Engagement will have bears available for curbside pickup in the Beaman Student Life Center. Photos of submitted bears will be available online and voted on via social media. Alumni interested in participating can contact alumni@belmont.edu for more information. 

  • Philanthropy in the Entertainment Industry
    02-15-2021 | 4:00PM | ZoomRegister

    Join industry veterans Pete Fisher and John Zarling along with Belmont's own Sarah Cates for a discussion about the importance of philanthropy and connecting your entertainment career to a greater purpose.

  • Radical Generosity: Helping Others in the Midst of a Pandemic
    02-15-2021 | 6:00PM | ZoomRegister

    The Spirituality and Occupational Wellness Committee invites you to join a discussion featuring a panel of local non-profits (Alive Hospice, The Next Door, People Loving Nashville, and Project Connect) who will discuss the impact of COVID-19 on their work and communities, how we can still reach out to others even in the midst of a pandemic, and explore the intersection of service and spirituality. A special service opportunity and call to action will be highlighted.

    T-Shirt Tuesday: February 16

  • Belmont Athletics: Coffee with the Coaches
    02-16-2021 | 9:00 AM | ZoomRegister

    Grab a cup of coffee and tune in to hear a conversation with Men's Basketball Head Coach Casey Alexander and Women's Head Basketball Coach Bart Brooks. The event will be moderated by George Plaster. This event is brought to you in partnership with Ascend Federal Credit Union. 

  • CLASS Simmons Lecture -- "To See Small Fish in High Branches”: Poetry and Visioning
    02-16-2021 | 3:00 PM | ZoomRegister

    The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences’ Dr. Robert E. Simmons Distinguished Faculty Lecture was created in 1983 by Dean Robert Simmons, who was a visionary academic leader and strong supporter of the liberal arts at Belmont University. After Dean Simmons’ death in 1988, the lectureship was named in his honor. This year's honoree and presenter is professor of English, Dr. Annette Sisson. 

  • Unveiled: Watkins College of Art Faculty Exhibition
    02-16-2021 | 5:00PM - 6:00PM | ZoomRegister

    Unveiled is a group art exhibition currently on display in the Leu Art Gallery located in the Lila D. Bunch Library. Celebrating the faculty that make up the newly established Watkins College of Art at Belmont University, the show is an inclusive glimpse into the diverse artistic practices of both current and newly joined faculty members. This Faculty Presentation Series is organized in conjunction with this exhibition and promotes the studio practice of participating faculty artists.

    Presenters - Robin Paris, Barbara Yontz, Dr. Meaghan Brady Nelson, and Armon Means

  • Belmont Women's Basketball
    02-16-2021 | 5:00 PM | Curb Event Center | Streaming on ESPN+

    Tickets are extremely limited due to COVID-19 restrictions. We encourage fans to tune in on ESPN+.

    WOW Wednesday: February 17

  • Homecoming Bruin Break: The Early Belmont Days
    02-17-2021 | 12:00 PM | ZoomRegister

    Tune in on Wednesday, February 17 at noon central to hear from Belmont College alumni as they share stories from their time at Belmont. 

  • Alumni Panel: Pursuing a Creative Career
    02-17-2021 | 12:00PM | ZoomRegister

    Learn from a panel of creative alumni as they "tell all" about the realities of pursuing their passions. Gain tips for developing your brand, marketing yourself (and your work), customer/fan acquisition, and resources for self-employed creatives.

  • Getting In and Making It Through: Alumni Healthcare Panel
    02-17-2021 | 2:00PM - 3:00PM | ZoomRegister

    The Office of Career and Professional Development will host a panel of alumni who graduated from healthcare-related graduate programs—medical school, veterinary school, physician’s assistant, nurse practitioner, occupational and physical therapy—to discuss strategies for applying, being admitted to, and making it through graduate and professional school.

  • Jack C. Massey College of Business Mixer
    02-17-2021 | 5:00PM - 6:30PM | Registration link forthcomingRegister

    The Jack C. Massey College of Business invites both current students and alumni for a virtual mixer. Participants will have the opportunity to visit virtual breakout rooms based on business majors and key industries. Alumni can register here; students can register here

  • Young Alumni Trivia Night
    02-17-2021 | 6:00 PM | ZoomRegister

    Join us for a virtual trivia night with questions about Nashville in the 2010s. This event is brought to you in partnership with Chago's Cantina. Questions? Contact julia.couch@belmont.edu

  • Virtual Murder Mystery Event, presented by Department of Theater and Dance
    02-17-2021 | 7:30 PM | ZoomRegister

    "Homicidally Ever After: A Virtual Murder Mystery for the Adult Child at Heart"

    Guests join actors LIVE in a Zoom room and are led through an evening featuring rehearsed performance, audience interaction (only to the degree you are comfortable), improvisation, and puzzle clues. Show length is approximately 70 minutes; ages 12 and up; free admission. Performances run Wednesday, Feb. 17 - Sunday, Feb. 21

    Thank You Thursday: February 18

  • Belmont Faithful Thank You Grab & Go Lunch
    02-18-2021 | 11:30AM - 1:00PM | Lunch Pick-Up at Foutch Alumni House

    Rescheduled to Thursday, Feb. 25 due to weather. Stop by the Foutch Alumni House to grab lunch to go as we celebrate Belmont Faithful members (donors who have made consecutive gifts for two or more years). These loyal patrons provide annual financial support which sustains quality academic programming and scholarship development.

  • Basketball Double Header | Streaming
    02-18-2021 | 4:00PM & 7:00PM | Curb Event Center | Streaming on ESPN+

    4:00 PM | Belmont Women’s Basketball vs Jacksonville State
    7:00 PM | Belmont Men’s Basketball vs Jacksonville State

    Tickets are extremely limited due to COVID-19 restrictions. We encourage fans to tune in on ESPN+.

  • Virtual Murder Mystery Event, presented by Department of Theater and Dance
    02-18-2021 | 7:30 PM | ZoomRegister

    FANtastic Friday: February 19

  • Deep Dive: Fan Engagement
    02-19-2021 | Time TBA | Zoom link forthcoming

    The Office of Career and Professional Development and Curb College of Entertainment and Music Business invite students to learn about how to engage fans in the music industry, led by a Belmont alum.

  • Alumni Real Talk: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace
    02-19-2021 | 12:00PM | ZoomRegister

    Real Talk is an open, frank and honest dialogue focusing on, but not limited to diversity and inclusion here at Belmont University as well as nationally and globally. A safe and brave space to voice all opinions. We will focus on diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace.

  • Homecoming Chapel: What Really Matters
    02-19-2021 | 3:00 PM | ZoomRegister

    Featured speaker: Dr. Bob Fisher, Belmont President

  • Virtual Murder Mystery Event, presented by Department of Theater and Dance
    02-19-2021 | 7:30 PM | ZoomRegister

    Homecoming Saturday: February 20

  • Virtual Guided Prayer Walk Through Campus
    02-20-2021 | 10 AM | ZoomRegister

    Join the Belmont family for a 15-minute prayer walk through campus. 

  • Class of 1971: 50 Year Reunion | Tower Society
    02-20-2021 | 11:00AM - 12:00PM | Zoom Register

    Celebrating this elite group of alumni from Belmont’s 50 year class. We welcome the Class of 1971 to the Tower Society.

  • The Impact of COVID on Healthcare Delivery
    02-20-2021 | 10:00AM | ZoomRegister

    Join us for the 3rd annual Belmont College of Health Sciences and Nursing Homecoming CE event.

    The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020 led to one of the most significant and unprecedented shifts in U.S. healthcare delivery over a period of six weeks. Professor Van Horn will use medical billing data to highlight the nature of changes in health care delivery that resulted from the shut-down, including the noteworthy shift to telemedicine.  

  • Presidential Scholars Virtual Homecoming Gathering: A BOLD Leadership Experience
    02-20-2021 | 12:00PM - 1:00PM | ZoomRegister

    Join us for an interactive leadership experience and learn about Belmont’s Office of Leadership Development (BOLD) and how current Presidential Scholars are involved. Hear campus update from senior leaders. Saturday, Feb. 20 from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Please register by Thursday, Feb. 18th.

  • Homecoming Double Header
    02-20-2021 | 1:00PM & 4:00PM | Curb Event Center | Streaming on ESPN+

    1:00 PM – Belmont Women’s Basketball vs Tennessee Tech 
    4:00 PM – Belmont Men’s Basketball vs Tennessee Tech

    Between games:  Homecoming Court

    Tickets are extremely limited due to COVID-19 restrictions. We encourage fans to tune in on ESPN+.

  • Homecoming Carillon Concert
    02-20-2021 | 3:30PM | Bell Tower

    An annual tradition featuring Dr. Richard Shadinger, Professor Emeritus of Music and Campus Carillonneur.

  • Virtual Murder Mystery Event, presented by Department of Theater and Dance
    02-20-2021 | 7:30 PM | ZoomRegister

If you have questions or need help with registering for Homecoming 2021 events, call 615.460.6723 or email alumni@belmont.edu.