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Freshman Firsts: Thanksgiving Break tips for parents

Posted by Trevecca News on Nov 23, 2015 5:55:10 PM

Thanksgiving Break is just around the corner, and the freshman you dropped off at college a few months ago is coming home. It’s the first big holiday, and you couldn’t be more excited. It’s going to be amazing, and everything will be exactly like it was before your son or daughter went to college, right?

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Home Where We Belong

Posted by Don Hastings on Nov 19, 2015 12:11:52 PM

Homecoming was a great success. It was wonderful to see so many alumni of all ages enjoying the Trevecca community. Your alumni board represented you and worked diligently to make everyone feel welcome. 

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Five tips for better communication with your professors

Posted by Trevecca News on Nov 18, 2015 3:54:46 PM

As Trevecca’s student population grows, it is becoming more and more important for students to communicate with their professors well. The methods, timing and attitude students have when it comes to communication greatly affects how well professor and student interactions go.

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Homecoming 2015 Highlights

Posted by Trevecca News on Oct 30, 2015 6:53:47 PM

theologyofloveThe Author Talk
November 6 at 1:30 p.m.
Waggoner Library Rotunda
1:30 p.m.

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Home to the Hill: A Family Legacy

Posted by Trevecca News on Oct 23, 2015 6:11:00 PM

For the Stocks family, Homecoming at Trevecca isn’t just a tradition. It’s part of the family legacy.

Morris and Cindy Stocks both attended and graduated from Trevecca, Morris in 1977 and Cindy in 1981. For Morris, Trevecca was an obvious choice; his parents, Joyce and M.H., were Trevecca graduates, as were his three sisters. While Cindy was the first of her family to come to Trevecca, her sister followed a few years later.

The legacy didn’t end there.

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Have we met yet?

Posted by Don Hastings on Oct 22, 2015 10:07:00 AM

Greetings, Trevecca alumni:

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Trevecca, My Saving Grace: Why I’m coming back for Homecoming 2015

Posted by Andrew Hall, '10 on Oct 16, 2015 5:41:00 PM

Homecoming at Trevecca is one of the most anticipated events of my year. Each year, I look forward to reconnecting with old friends and professors during that nostalgic weekend on Trevecca’s campus.

I especially look forward to the basketball games. They take me back to my days as a Moore Maniac, which is how I’m sure most people would remember me. As a student, it was intoxicating when the excitement and adrenaline would fill the air of the gym and it became my responsibility to stand and be loud in my best efforts to sway the game in the way of our Trojans! I loved those days of cheering on the Trojans. It’s been my honor to introduce my wife to Trevecca—and my memories of my days as a student—over the last few years during the annual Homecoming celebration. I've been able to show her the place and people who had a heavy hand in shaping me into the man I am today.

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Boundless bonds

Posted by Trevecca News on Oct 9, 2015 6:21:00 PM

Over the last 17 years, Jennifer Neely and her friends, who affectionately call themselves the YoYos, for reasons no one can quite remember, have continued to develop their friendship across hundreds of miles. A 1998 Trevecca graduate, Neely, has beaten the odds to stay in touch with her former classmates.

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Posted by Don Hastings on Sep 17, 2015 12:26:00 PM

I celebrated a birthday this past week. It was marvelous to celebrate with family and friends and receive so many wonderful comments on that day. The interesting thing was the responses from a wide variety of friends from a wide variety of locations—high school friends and church friends. But the overwhelming responses were from friends from Trevecca Nazarene University.

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Words are all I have

Posted by Don Hastings on Aug 28, 2015 11:20:00 AM

My daughter and her family are visiting us from Swaziland where they serve with The Luke Commission, a Nazarene Compassionate Ministry partner. This year, TLC began expanding their eye department and started screening adults for cataracts, in addition to the giving of reading glasses, which has already been in place as part of their comprehensive care. In doing so, the organization will offer the hope of sight through cataract surgeries for the people of Swaziland. In training for the screenings, the staff chose to shift from using the word surgery. The words used for surgery in Swazi culture can relate more to how an animal is butchered. TLC has chosen to replace surgery with wash when explaining to the patient how the procedure will be performed. Changing the wording changes how the procedure is perceived.

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