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Since it’s founding in 1890 Belmont University has held true, through good times and bad, to a “Belief in Something Greater.” In August, non-profit organization StoryCorps visited Belmont and recorded 17 stories from 34 people from the Belmont community. These oral histories serve to capture authentic moments, document important times, and tell amazing stories of Belmont’s 125 year history for all to hear. The recordings will be archived in the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress, preserving them for generations to come. Please subscribe as we share these stories with you throughout the year.

Stories of Belmont Belmont University

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Since it’s founding in 1890 Belmont University has held true, through good times and bad, to a “Belief in Something Greater.” In August, non-profit organization StoryCorps visited Belmont and recorded 17 stories from 34 people from the Belmont community. These oral histories serve to capture authentic moments, document important times, and tell amazing stories of Belmont’s 125 year history for all to hear. The recordings will be archived in the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress, preserving them for generations to come. Please subscribe as we share these stories with you throughout the year.

    Story #14: Steve and Randy

    Story #14: Steve and Randy

    Steve Horrell and Randy Smith discuss the day Blanton Hall burned down and the impact it had on Belmont University.

    Produced by StoryCorps and Belmont University with interviews recorded by StoryCorps, a national nonprofit whose mission is to provide Americans of all backgrounds and beliefs with the opportunity to record, share, and preserve the stories of our lives. www.storycorps.org.

    • 8 min
    Story #13: Mike and Don

    Story #13: Mike and Don

    Mike Curb and Don Cusic discuss the history of the Mike Curb College of Entertainment and Music Business.

    Produced by StoryCorps and Belmont University with interviews recorded by StoryCorps, a national nonprofit whose mission is to provide Americans of all backgrounds and beliefs with the opportunity to record, share, and preserve the stories of our lives. www.storycorps.org.

    • 9 min
    Story #12: Brennan and John

    Story #12: Brennan and John

    Brennan Mobley and Dr. John Gonas discuss Belmont's Enactus Team (formerly SIFE) and their world championship win in 2012.

    Produced by StoryCorps and Belmont University with interviews recorded by StoryCorps, a national nonprofit whose mission is to provide Americans of all backgrounds and beliefs with the opportunity to record, share, and preserve the stories of our lives. www.storycorps.org.

    • 9 min
    Story #11: Marcia and Mike

    Story #11: Marcia and Mike

    Dr. Marcia McDonald and Dr. Mike Pinter talk about their teaching philosophies and experiences during their careers at Belmont University.

    Produced by StoryCorps and Belmont University with interviews recorded by StoryCorps, a national nonprofit whose mission is to provide Americans of all backgrounds and beliefs with the opportunity to record, share, and preserve the stories of our lives. www.storycorps.org.

    • 8 min
    Story #10: Kevin and Ron

    Story #10: Kevin and Ron

    Kevin Ingram and Ron Bargatze discuss the history of Belmont University's men's basketball program.

    Produced by StoryCorps and Belmont University with interviews recorded by StoryCorps, a national nonprofit whose mission is to provide Americans of all backgrounds and beliefs with the opportunity to record, share, and preserve the stories of our lives. www.storycorps.org.

    • 8 min
    Story #9: Richard and Drew

    Story #9: Richard and Drew

    Dr. Richard Shadinger and Drew Maddux talk about the restoration of Belmont's Bell Tower Carillon.

    Produced by StoryCorps and Belmont University with interviews recorded by StoryCorps, a national nonprofit whose mission is to provide Americans of all backgrounds and beliefs with the opportunity to record, share, and preserve the stories of our lives. www.storycorps.org.

    • 6 min

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