Nashville

Trevecca tolls bell for historic Battle of Nashville

Bells across the city including Trevecca’s Reed Memorial Tower will toll to remind residents of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War’s Battle of Nashville. []

Student Life, Nashville

Trevecca students sing with Carrie Underwood during CMA Awards

Last night’s Country Music Awards (CMA) Show was a big night for some lucky Trevecca Students. When country superstar and one of the hosts for the CMA event Carrie Underwood took the stage to sing “Something in the Water” during last night’s show (Nov. 5), fifteen members of the Trevecca []

Student Life, Nashville

Trevecca students participate in CMA Country Christmas

Fifteen Trevecca students were the back-up group for country musician Sara Evans when she sang “Go Tell It on a Mountain” during the CMA Country Christmas Special, aired on ABC on December 1. The students were directed by Marvin Jones, adjunct music instructor and director of the Trevecca Gospel Choir. []

Athletics

Trevecca named finalist in NCAA contest

“One Shining Memory” is the story of Lynn, a quadriplegic, and the two Trevecca athletes who made it possible for Lynn to participate in a challenge 5K race. []

Trevecca offers new certificate in Leadership and Cultural Change

Trevecca now offers a new certificate program. The Leadership and Cultural Change Certificate Program was designed to provide professional development for businesses and organizations with the purpose of enhancing leadership skills, inspiring strategic thought, and creating a healthy and vibrant organizational culture.The Leadership and Cultural Change Certificate, a four-course sequence []

Athletics, Student Life

Two female athletes push their paralyzed friend in 3-mile race

For two Trevecca female athletes, the TNU Challenge Fun Run was not challenging enough. Allison Boe and Lindsey Stephens ran the race while pushing their friend, Lynn, in a wheelchair. Since 2008, Lynn, age 68, has been a C1/C2 quadriplegic. On Christmas Day of that year as she and her family []

Social Work Program earns accreditation

This week (Nov. 21) the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) informed Ron Maurer, director of Trevecca’s Social Work Program, that the program had earned accreditation, ending that program’s four-year application process. In 2010 the social work faculty submitted its application for accreditation to the CSWE, the only accrediting agency []

Dwight Gunter—New chair of Trevecca Board of Trustees

When the Trevecca Board of Trustees met for its annual fall meeting, one of the items of business on the agenda was the election of a new chairman. The term of current chair Charles Davis expired this fall and required the election of a new chair. Dwight Gunter, the Board’s []

David Sartor—One of five American composers honored

David Sartor, adjunct professor of music composition and Middle-Tennessee composer and conductor, has added another award to his ever-expanding list of honors. This week he was named an Honored Artist of the American Prize—one of only five American composers chosen nationwide for this honor.The American Prize competitions recognize and reward []

Alumni

Homecoming 2014: Alumni recap the weekend

The Trevecca Homecoming Weekend, November 7-8, brought alumni back to “the Hill” to enjoy the traditional events and new festivities. As interesting as those events are, seeing old friends is the most meaningful part of homecoming, and friends met during that weekend—gatherings of long-lost acquaintances and friends, class groups, music []

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