When she decided to pursue a master’s degree at Trevecca, Shannon Snyder was working in surgery at a hospital and knew it was time for a change.
In psychology, habituation begins with feelings of elation in anticipation of something. When we finally get what we anticipated, that elation dwindles, and eventually collapses. The initial feeling of elation can never be totally recaptured.
When needs arise for quality group vocals, the Christian music industry in Nashville is turning more and more to the talented performers at Trevecca - and to the school’s worship choir, Testify, in particular.
When Big Brothers Big Sisters Middle Tennessee wanted to take their learning management system to the next level, they turned to Trevecca.
When Marcus Lackey woke up on November 3, 2020, he had an odd feeling on the left side of his body. When his symptoms persisted, he went to the emergency room, where doctors discovered he’d had a stroke and immediately admitted him with dangerously high blood pressure.
The recipient of this year’s First Chapter Award, Kristin Bledsoe, serves as the associate director of Trevecca’s online Doctor of Education program in leadership (Ed.D.). As the 2021 Homecoming festivities approached, she shared about her journey as a student, alumna and instructor at Trevecca.
Spanning more than 650 miles and covering most of the Golden State’s Pacific coastline is CA-1, California’s longest state route and a paradise for cycling enthusiasts because of its scenic Pacific overlooks. Late this spring, with no cycling experience whatsoever, four Trevecca men’s soccer players found themselves cycling 700 miles down the Pacific Coast Highway over a grueling 13-day period for a special cause.
The vision of becoming a high school class president has no doubt inspired many careers. But it’s not likely that many aspiring student government leaders have taken a path to success like that of recent Trevecca graduate Darby Faccinto.
Keilani Afalava, a 2020 graduate of Trevecca’s Doctor of Education in leadership program (Ed.D.), knew that learning to be an effective leader would be crucial if she wanted to meet the career goals she’d set for herself.
Serving as a voice of extensive industry experience is something many of Trevecca’s faculty members have in common, and at times that depth of knowledge brings an opportunity for special exposure.
When Shakespeare penned “All the world’s a stage” in As You Like It more than 400 years ago, he couldn’t have envisioned that theatre majors would fashion stages with Zoom accounts, ring lights and laptops. But those are among the technical skills that proved vital for Trevecca graduate Pedro da Silva last year, as casts and crews had to figure out how to present audiences with distant, safe— and eventually virtual—performances.
Sometimes things get in the way of finishing your bachelor’s degree—plans change, life gets challenging, and you’re forced to put it on hold. If that describes your situation, you’re not alone! More than 36 million Americans have some college education without holding a degree. If you’re among them, you might be wondering if it’s even worth it to go back and finish your degree.
If you want to make a difference and strive for the common good, the world needs people like you in the public sector. With a Master of Public Administration (MPA), you can position yourself to make that impact and take your career to the next level.
Is a Doctor of Education in leadership (Ed.D.) right for you? Stop and consider these questions:
- Are you looking to enhance your leadership skills?
- Would you like to consult, teach or publish research in a peer-reviewed journal?
- Is higher earning potential and added flexibility attractive to you?
- Does the sound of “Dr.” before your name have an appealing ring to it?
Here at Trevecca, we’re all about taking the next step. If you’ve been thinking about taking that step—whether that’s making a career change, finishing that degree or going back to school for an advanced degree—we’re here to help. Our programs are made for people like you.
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.
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.
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.
Pursuing a master’s degree in religion is often a 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.
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.