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New Alumni Referral Scholarship

ReferralScholarshipCarousel.indd The College of Lifelong Learning (CLL) is pleased to announce its new Alumni Referral Scholarship, which provides the opportunity for any Trevecca alumnus to award a $200 scholarship to any degree completion student. Trevecca Nazarene University alumnus can award as many scholarships as they choose, empowering others to further their careers and… more

Teachers with weapons? A conflict of mindsets

In the aftermath of recent school shootings, some have questioned whether or not teachers in schools should be armed. The argument for teachers carrying handguns relies on the belief that educators are the first line of protection for students in their care. Those who advocate for gun-toting teachers argue that—with the right… more

Tampa Bay Rays All-Star Finds Spot with TNU

Rudy Kalis of WSMV TV recently spent part of a day visiting with Tampa Bay Rays All Star Ben Zobrist and the Trevecca baseball team. Zobrist, who is friends with Trevecca baseball coach Ryan Schmalz, has taken to the Trojans and practiced with them all winter. Check out the story Kalis did on… more

Aftermath of violence: Helping children cope

The nation and the world were impacted last month by the events in Newtown, Connecticut, in which 20 children and six adults lost their lives in a terrible mass shooting.  While events of this kind are occurring too frequently in our world, this particular incident especially touched our lives by virtue of… more

Tribute to Dr. Reed

Sharing Memories of Dr. Millard Reed Dr. Millard Reed was a long-time Trevecca Nazarene University president, and before that he was a pastor for more than 15 years. His legacy as a humble pastor, friend, mentor and teacher will last long after his earthly life, and below a place for you to share some memories.… more

A loving farewell to Millard C. Reed

The Legacy of Millard Reed, Former Trevecca President On Sunday evening, Dec. 30, family and friends of Millard C. Reed paid their respects to him in a memorial service in the sanctuary of First Church of the Nazarene, in Nashville, Tennessee, a church in which Dr. Reed had served as the pastor for 17 years. Dr. Reed died Thursday, Dec. 27, following an illness.… more

Inaugural Issue of The Cumberland River Review

The Cumberland River Review Inaugural Issue These are exciting times in the Trevecca English department, a fact that became newly clear to me early this week, when the inaugural issue of The Cumberland River Review, Trevecca’s national literary quarterly, went live.  Launching CRR has been a thrilling experience.  Issue 1.1 features poetry by Lisa Dominguez Abraham, Bruce Bond,… more

Anticipation

One of my favorite parts of working in the education world is the cyclical nature of my job.  Fall is a time of new beginnings, the Christmas season is full of landmark events in the music world and serves as a time of evaluation of the fall’s work, winter is a time… more

What am I doing again?

Over the past 3 months, I have had the opportunity to sit down across a desk or table with a lot of students to talk about upcoming classes, possible employment and the direction that they see their life taking.  This isn’t unusual, it’s my job.  What has been unusual is the number… more

Amie’s Miracle for Medical Missions

“Last week, I thought I wasn’t going to be able to come to Trevecca, but God has provided in an awesome way,” Amie* relayed to me when I called her the week before classes started. As coordinator for the first year of the Physician Assistant Program, I phone students the week before… more