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 []


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 []


2014 Alumni Award Winners: Lives of Accomplishment

Each fall at homecoming the Trevecca Alumni Association presents awards to alumni who have distinguished themselves in their careers and who are held in highest esteem by Association members. The 2014 winners of those awards have served and led in wonderful ways and highly deserve the honor given them. Below []


Shane Gibbs has science exhibit at Nashville’s Adventure Science Center

One of the exhibits soon to be displayed at Nashville’s Adventure Science Center (ASC) is the creation of Shane Gibbs, a senior biology education major from Williamsport, Penn. Now as part of the ASC’s Riverworks Discovery exhibit, Gibbs’s display came about when Trevecca professor Chris Farrell asked Gibbs to give []

Michael T. Johnson named Trevecca’s director of alumni and church engagement

Michael T. Johnson ‘82 has been named Trevecca Nazarene University director of alumni and church engagement. “After a lengthy and extensive search for the right person for this important role, we have concluded that our very best match for the university and our team was right here among us,” said []

Professor’s art wins in national competition

Randy Carden, professor of psychology, won second place in the Still Life/Floral Category of the 16th Annual Pastel 100 Competition (sponsored by Pastel Journal) for his still life “Jingle Bells.” Carden’s painting was one of 2,200 entries in the competition.  In addition to winning some prizes, Carden was informed that []

New issue of literary review released

Issue 3.4 of The Cumberland River Review, Trevecca's national literary quarterly, has been released. This issue marks the conclusion of this journal’s third year of publication. Graham Hillard, associate professor of English and the faculty editor of this journal, identified some of the contributors to this issue: Erin Rodoni, a []

Trevecca’s New Center for Innovative Instruction targets student engagement

Trevecca has announced the establishment of the Center for Innovative Instruction (CII). This new service to faculty and students is responsible for leading Trevecca’s expanding effort to employ the latest technology to enhance instruction. For faculty, the Center will provide technology and training for the delivery of course content in []

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Lab Band 1 to perform at national music conference

Trevecca’s Lab Band 1 has been selected to perform during the national in-service conference of the National Association of Music Educators (NAfME), held at the Opryland Hotel next week, October 26-29. Lab Band 1 was one of only 10 groups from all over the United States selected for this honor. []


Alumna co-authors book to help youth leaders

Susan Ragsdale ’91 has co-authored a new book with Ann Saylor. Groups, Troops, Clubs, and Classrooms: The Essential Handbook for Working with Youth provides basic information to help anyone who works with young people. This book explains the minds of young people work, ways to make classrooms and meeting spaces []

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