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13 to 30

Posted by Don Hastings on Mar 30, 2016 1:31:16 PM

Have you ever had a conversation with a 13-year-old? Interesting, isn’t it? So the question comes to mind, How do you guide a child from age 13 to 30 and keep him or her in a Christ-centered lifestyle? Right in the middle of that span of time comes the tipping point: age 18! 

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Topics: Alumni

It does matter

Posted by Don Hastings on Feb 24, 2016 9:44:46 AM

I was talking to an investment client of mine the other day and the subject of our children came up. I spoke about my children and how proud I am of them. His words about his children caused me to stop and think about influence. He said, “You know, we raised our children to do the right thing and to live a good life, but after they came out of college, they became cynical, questioning everything we taught them, walking away from the teachings of their upbringing.” Now, I’m not going to say that doesn’t happen at Trevecca – because you and I know cynicism has no boundaries. But what I will say at Trevecca those questions are answered by professors who care about the student and desire to seek Divine guidance for answers.

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Moving

Posted by Don Hastings on Jan 20, 2016 8:29:50 AM

I have a friend named Kaleb. He’s nine. He attends the church where I attend, and we’ve become buddies. His family situation is dysfunctional, to say the least. Recently, his MeMaw was taken to the hospital where she later died. Just a few months earlier, his Poppaw went to the hospital where he later died.

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How to have the best cup of coffee on campus

Posted by Rebekah Warren on Jan 15, 2016 4:19:00 PM

Do the baristas know your order before you even get to the counter? Want to try something new at Nineteen|01, but don’t know where to start? We can help. Here are a few tips from one of our favorite on-campus baristas. It’s a new semester, and both locations of Nineteen|01 are open and ready for business, so why not try something new?

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Top 5: Value of a college experience

Posted by Trevecca News on Jan 6, 2016 5:41:39 PM

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.

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The Divine Detour

Posted by Don Hastings on Dec 17, 2015 9:52:47 AM

Imagine a young man blessed with many God-given talents, one of which was the gift of music. He felt the allure of the music, but this music scene pulled him from what he was taught as a young child into a world far away from the Divine Musician. Imagine that young man continuing in that scene until adulthood. Imagine a life filled with sad consequences and wandering.

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Parents: Tips for finals week

Posted by Trevecca News on Dec 11, 2015 11:53:41 AM

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.

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5 tips: Don't just survive finals week

Posted by Trevecca News on Dec 8, 2015 6:12:11 PM

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!

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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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