Five Questions with Dr. Nyk Reed

Posted by Trevecca on Feb 9, 2021 3:58:27 PM

A member of Trevecca’s faculty since 2013, Dr. Nyk Reed holds a bachelor’s in biology from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, where he was first introduced to genetics and developmental biology. He earned his doctorate at Meharry Medical College in 2010, completing his dissertation under the guidance of Douglas Mortlock in Vanderbilt’s Center for Human Genetics. Later, while working as a  postdoctoral fellow in Thomas Aune’s lab at Vanderbilt University, Reed began teaching life science at Trevecca.


Trevecca Community Commitment: Care for Your Community

Posted by Trevecca on Jan 11, 2021 12:05:21 PM

At Trevecca, community really is at the core of who we are. Community is about more than our location; it’s a feeling of fellowship and connection with those around us. Community doesn’t just happen, though. It has to be nurtured.


Trevecca Community Commitment: Practical Ways to Love Your Neighbor

Posted by Trevecca on Jan 7, 2021 1:25:03 PM

It’s a new year and a new semester is just around the corner. While our minds are focused on fresh starts and new habits, one thing that won’t change in 2021 is our commitment to keeping our campus safe and healthy in the middle of a global pandemic. 


Trevecca Community Commitment: Protect Yourself and Protect the Hill

Posted by Trevecca on Dec 17, 2020 10:47:52 AM

With just a few days left in 2020, most of us are already making plans for the new year. From setting goals to creating must-read (or must-watch!) lists, we’re all looking forward to the fresh start a new year promises. 


Wellness Wednesday: The Importance of Rest

Posted by Trevecca on Dec 9, 2020 1:26:10 PM

This post is part of an ongoing blog series from Trevecca’s SWEET (Student Wellness Education and Engagement at Trevecca) team. We hope to encourage our traditional undergraduate students as you head home for the holidays and prepare to come Back Home to the Hill in 2021.


Drive-Up Graduation Celebration: Everything you need to know

Posted by Trevecca on Dec 3, 2020 10:39:35 AM

2020 has been a year for the record books! While the global pandemic has changed so much about our daily lives, at Trevecca, we want to end the year focused on something that will never change: our love for and pride in our graduates. 


5 Questions with Dr. Penney Carden

Posted by Trevecca on Nov 17, 2020 11:25:16 AM

Dr. Penney Carden says one of the highlights of her teaching career has been to teach overseas. “On two different occasions I was asked to teach for a month in Beijing, China,” she said. “It was life-changing for me and gave me a whole new outlook on teaching English language learners.” A long time faculty member in Trevecca’s School of Education, Carden currently serves as the school’s coordinator of curriculum, assessment, and instruction and the program director for Trevecca’s English as a second language programs and one of the University’s newest programs, the Master of Education in curriculum and online teaching. 


Ready to make a change? A master’s in teaching can help.

Posted by Trevecca on Nov 12, 2020 9:49:32 AM

While 2020 has been a tumultuous year, it’s possible that all the challenges, changes and social distancing have given you the time (and space!) you need to think about your career path. Maybe you’ve recognized a deep need to make a difference in the world, a desire your current career isn’t quite fulfilling. 


3 Reasons Trevecca is Right for You

Posted by Trevecca on Oct 28, 2020 1:22:51 PM

Finding the right graduate program can be a daunting task. With so many things to consider—everything from tuition to faculty to courses—the options can seem overwhelming. If you’re having trouble narrowing down your top choices, then it’s necessary to consider what exactly you’re looking for in a program. 


Dear Old TNU: 8 Ways YOU can participate in Trevecca’s virtual Homecoming celebration

Posted by Trevecca on Oct 20, 2020 12:15:32 PM

At Trevecca, Homecoming Weekend is a treasured tradition for alumni and current students alike. While the festivities may look a little different this year, the fun, connection and celebration will still be at the center of the celebration as Homecoming goes virtual. No matter where you are, here are a few tips to help you—our alumni—honor Dear Old TNU and make the most of Homecoming Weekend 2020!


Five Questions with Dr. Kathy Mowry

Posted by Trevecca on Oct 13, 2020 10:58:46 AM

Kathy Mowry (’85), who holds the J.B. Elizer Chair of Christian Ministry in Trevecca’s Millard Reed School of Theology and Christian Ministry, has been a member of the faculty at her alma mater since 2007. In addition to her bachelor’s degree from Trevecca, Mowry has earned master’s degrees—one from Wheaton Graduate School, the other from Fuller Theological Seminary—and a doctorate from Fuller Theological Seminary. An ordained elder in the Church of the Nazarene, Mowry teaches classes in Christian education and intercultural studies at Trevecca, and also serves as the director of Trevecca’s new master’s program in church and community. 


Three career paths you can pursue with an instructional design degree

Posted by Trevecca on Sep 30, 2020 2:32:30 PM

COVID-19 has taught us some valuable lessons—from time management to the importance of community—but the global pandemic has also brought greater awareness to the field of instructional design. 


Which Master of Religion Degree Is Right for Me?

Posted by Trevecca on Sep 28, 2020 2:22:46 PM

Deciding to earn a master’s degree in religion is often in response to a divine calling. You feel compelled to pursue an education that will equip you to love and serve others effectively as you live out your unique purpose, according to God’s plan. 


Five Questions with Sarah Johnson

Posted by Trevecca on Sep 15, 2020 9:36:24 AM

For Sarah Johnson, Trevecca is home. After beginning her Trevecca career in 1999 as a resident director, Johnson has served the University in a variety of roles ever since. She currently serves as the program director for Trevecca’s Bachelor of Arts in psychology program. As the program director, Johnson oversees the fully online program to make sure students receive excellent education through strong curriculum and rich classroom experiences.


There Is Time to Go Back to School—Here’s How to Find It

Posted by Trevecca on Aug 19, 2020 2:10:46 PM

Top Five Tips to Make School Work With Your Busy Schedule

For most working professionals, life feels like it’s filled to the brim. Job demands, family commitments and church, community or volunteer responsibilities have us struggling to do it all well and keep to a schedule with smiles on our faces. Add in dealing with the challenges of navigating a global pandemic, and you probably believe your plate is full enough.


Managing your time while learning online

Posted by Trevecca on Aug 14, 2020 11:14:39 AM

You’ve been considering taking the next step and earning your degree for a while. Whether that means completing your bachelor’s or earning a master’s or doctorate, you do know that whatever you decide, your personal and professional life demands the flexibility of an online degree. 


Achieve your highest income potential with a doctoral degree

Posted by Trevecca on Jul 27, 2020 10:55:33 AM

Here’s why an advanced degree is worth the effort.

Considering a return to school? Perhaps the idea of earning a doctorate seems intimidating. At the same time, maybe you’re curious about what it would be like to achieve something both challenging and rewarding. But will a doctoral degree truly make a difference in your income and enhance your career prospects?


Choosing a Degree in an Uncertain World

Posted by Trevecca on Jun 2, 2020 4:33:33 PM

Face the Future with Confidence

These five degrees will prepare you to succeed professionally regardless of the economy’s ups and downs. 

In today’s uncertain environment, navigating the future can feel complicated. Now more than ever, it’s crucial for the time, resources and hard work you invest in earning an advanced degree pay off and provide you with tools for success.


Three Reasons a College Degree Still Matters

Posted by Trevecca on May 19, 2020 2:18:51 PM

While it may feel like the world has changed a lot in the past few months, some things haven’t. Even as the world and the American economy grapples with the fallout of the COVID-19 crisis, it’s clear that a college degree still matters. 


Which MBA track is best for YOU?

Posted by Trevecca on May 13, 2020 10:48:17 AM

At Trevecca, we’re aware that every student’s situation is unique. That’s why we offer our MBA program in a variety of formats that allow our students the flexibility they need to complete their master’s degree in a format that fits their lives and allows them to achieve their professional goals. 


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