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Commencement 2014

Saturday, May 3rd at 9:00 AM

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Something to Think About – from Don Hastings

When I was a student at Trevecca, there was a program on the radio sponsored by a local company—a funeral home, I believe—called “Something to Think About.” I always listened because of the catchy title, so today, I thought I’d borrow it myself. Something to Think About: Among the “50 Most Affordable… more

The sea of smiles – from Mike Blankenship

I will never forget that “sea of smiles” when thousands gathered in Trevecca’s Quad for the 2014 Trevecca Commencement on May 3. As I stood in line with administrators, faculty, trustees, and graduates, waiting for the signal to start the processional for this special day’s events, I noticed that everyone around was… more

President Boone reports news following Board of Trustees

A positive spirit characterized the spring meeting of the Trevecca Board of Trustees, and the Board’s actions are very exciting to me because they are indications of incredible opportunities for Trevecca’s future. 1. Trustees unanimously approved the nomination of alumna Holly Whitby as the new dean of enrollment management. Holly has a… more

Former Nashville Mayor Bill Purcell reflects on Trevecca

“I feel while walking on this campus, when you invited me here so recently, that you get it. You understand it. You feel it, unapologetically. No bragging to it. It is just what you do. It is just part of why God put you here. “As you moved around the city, I… more

Great night of fun at the Grand Ol’ Trevecca Opry

 You’re not going to want to miss the Grand Ol’ Trevecca Opry on Friday night, Nov. 8 during Homecoming. Over 23 alumni and current students will be singing country music classics for a great night of fun. Songs like Andy Rutherford ’88, singing “Long Black Train” or Christy Grant ’04 and Lindsay Huggins ’05 singing… more

The Funeral of Ruth Boone

We gather in moments like these to remember and rehearse what we most deeply believe. In the face of death, we become soberly serious about life. On casual days we make decisions based on our most deeply held beliefs, and over time, we take the form of those beliefs and actions. Death… more

Remembering Jim Foglesong

Trevecca lost a beloved former professor when Jim Foglesong, the founding director of Trevecca’s Music Business Program, died Tuesday, July 9. Foglesong is known around the world as a Country Music Hall of Famer and groundbreaking music executive who signed Garth Brooks, George Strait, The Oak Ridge Boys and others. Below are… more

Dr. Boone Affirms Commitment to Trevecca

After receiving votes that could lead him to become a General Superintendent for the Church of the Nazarene at the 2013 General Assembly in Indianapolis, Trevecca’s President Dr. Dan Boone withdrew his name citing peace and purpose at TNU. Below is the email he sent to all Trevecca employees this morning. Good morning. I… more

Heather Daugherty on Mission Nashville

Hello everyone!  I hope that you are doing well.  I know that as schools let out for the summer, your life changes a lot.  Know that you are in our prayers as you head into summer.  As you can probably imagine, we are working hard to make Mission Nashville a great experience… more