It’s easy to question the value of a college education. But if you're thinking about discontinuing college or you're not sure where to go next, here are five reasons we think a college experience is valuable.
As finals week approaches, Trevecca students are studying hard and trying to cope with stress. This can be a frustrating time for parents, as well, who are often unsure of how to help their students handle this challenging time.
The semester is drawing to a close and Christmas is almost here. There’s only one big hurdle before you get a few weeks’ vacation from classes: finals.
Yes, there are still a few days of class left before finals (Dec. 15-17 this year), but now’s the time to make sure you're ready. Here are a few tips to help you plan and prioritize so that you don’t just survive finals week, but make it a success!
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?
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.
The Author Talk
November 6 at 1:30 p.m.
Waggoner Library Rotunda
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.
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.
Trevecca junior Zach Farnum kicked off a web-series on Trevecca’s campus showcasing good ole Nashville.“Music City Live!” the first talk show for Hart Street Entertainment Production debuted online last Thursday. A team of more than 20 young adults—mostly Trevecca students—developed the web-based talk show.
Creator Farnum compared it to a night show.
“I saw the need with Nashville expanding. When you go to New York or L.A. you can go see Jimmy Fallon or Jimmy Kimmel,” Farnum said. “There’s nothing in Nashville, and it’s Music City.”
So, this is Christmas! It’s an enchanting time of the year, full of reflection and time with family. I’m grateful for a wonderful life. I’m grateful for Trevecca Nazarene University which has played such an important part in my family’s life. It was at Trevecca that I began the journey of being rather than seeming… and the journey continues.
My family and I received a Christmas card years ago that still rings true today. It reads: