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Homesick at college? 5 tips to help

Posted by Jessy Anne Walters on Sep 4, 2017 9:16:06 PM

Whether you’re a freshman new to Nashville or a senior returning for your final year, homesickness can hit anyone at any point in time. For some, it might hit at the beginning of the semester when summer is still in the air and time at home isn’t too far away. For others, homesickness might jump out when you least expect it, when the fall air sets in or the sweet tea tastes just like it did at home. Getting homesick can happen to anyone at any time, so here’s a few tips to help if it happens to you.

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5 tips for college parents

Posted by Trevecca on Aug 24, 2017 11:26:32 PM

So, move-in day is finally here. You’ve packed the car, moved everything into the dorm, and now it’s time to say goodbye. Whether it’s your first time or you’re a veteran college parent, leaving your child is never easy. Here are a few tips to help you make the transition a little easier.

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Trevecca on Leadership: Favorite books, apps and tips

Posted by Trevecca on Aug 18, 2017 5:36:36 PM

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How Trevecca is getting ready for YOU!

Posted by Trevecca on Aug 16, 2017 6:11:36 PM

With Move-In Day just a week away, campus preparations are in full swing as faculty and staff prepare for the return of our traditional undergraduate students. Want to know more about how we’re getting ready to welcome you back to campus? Here’s what a few members of the Trevecca community had to say!

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How to take eclipse photos

Posted by Trevecca on Aug 15, 2017 5:40:55 PM

In less than a week, on August 21, many Nashvillians will gather with family and friends to witness Nashville’s first visible solar eclipse since 1478! A lot has changed since 1478, and one of the biggest changes that will help us document this historic day is technology, more specifically cameras.

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Topics: great american eclipse

Extroverts vs. introverts: Tips for living in the dorm

Posted by Jessy Anne Walters on Aug 9, 2017 12:17:20 PM

Whether you’re a freshman, moving into your dorm room for the first time, or a senior, seasoned at living among your peers, living in a dorm can have its ups and downs no matter how many times you’ve done it. Being an extrovert or an introvert can also make living in a building full of classmates tricky. Here are a few tips to help introverts and extroverts navigate life in the dorm. 

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The Music City Eclipse: A historical overview

Posted by Trevecca on Aug 8, 2017 11:36:08 AM

In about two weeks, Nashville will plunge into darkness in the middle of the day when the much-awaited Great American Eclipse actually happens. It’s the first eclipse to across the entire country since 1918, and the first total solar eclipse visible in Nashville since 1478! 

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Find your place at Trevecca

Posted by Logan Newkirk, Assistant Resident Director on Aug 2, 2017 12:54:00 PM

One of the biggest mistakes a Trevecca student could make is fail to take advantage of the activities, events and time spent with fellow students. Whether you’re an incoming freshman, a transfer or just looking for this year to be different, the best thing you can do is try things out and find ways to participate where your interests lie. 

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The science of a solar eclipse

Posted by Dr. Matthew Huddleston on Aug 1, 2017 3:47:28 PM

A solar eclipse happens when the sun, moon, and earth all line up, with the moon in the middle blocking some or all of the sun’s light from reaching certain places on earth. Essentially, wherever the moon’s shadow falls on earth, that location will experience a total eclipse. Two special astronomical conditions must be met for a total eclipse to occur.

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Topics: great american eclipse

A president’s take on freshman year

Posted by Dan Boone on Jul 26, 2017 4:15:17 PM

Even though I’ve done it 33 times, the start of a new school year never gets old.

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