Student Life

Trevecca creates state-of-the-art music building from former trucking site

​Last fall, Trevecca Nazarene University announced an innovative plan: repurposing existing buildings on the former Volunteer Express Trucking site to create a state-of-the-art music building.Construction on the new building, The Center for Music and Worship Arts, officially began in January 2016. Barring delays, construction should be completed by the close []

Alumni

Trevecca alumnus named president of Asia-Pacific Nazarene Theological Seminary

When he was an undergraduate at Trevecca, Bruce Oldham never would have dreamed he’d one day be selected to serve as a seminary president.“I was called to be a youth pastor,” Oldham said. “I went overseas after my sophomore and junior years and put in an application to missions to []

Trevecca alumnus lands role in nationwide commercial

You may have noticed a familiar face in DirecTV’s latest commercial featuring Peyton Manning adjusting to life after retirement. That’s because Austin Johnson, a 2011 Trevecca graduate, was recently featured in the national commercial.Johnson plays the role of a grocery store clerk totally unimpressed by the robe-clad five-time NFL MVP []

Update on Trevecca PA partnership in Haiti

Last March, Kinsley Coley, a second-year student in Trevecca’s Physician Assistant program, along with other PA students, began an effort to raise money to support an orphanage in Haiti. After seeing the needs the children living at the orphanage faced, the PA students started a campaign to not only sponsor []

Trevecca master’s student puts leadership lessons into practice

Tyler Chandler can’t put into words exactly what it was that drew him toward law enforcement as a career, but he can tell you about the moment he thinks the seed was planted.“The earliest memory I have was when I was probably 4 or 5,” said Chandler, a lieutenant in []

Trevecca graduate student using what she’s learned to serve others

Melanie Riddick graduated from MTSU in 2005 with a degree in journalism. Riddick hoped for a job in the print industry, but everything was shifting to digital media. She found a job as office manager and executive assistant at a custom cabinet business, but was laid off when the 2008-2009 []

Trevecca alumnus to headline art exhibition

Over the years, Adam Hall had filled countless sketchbooks with drawings. During his last two years of college, he’d even created a makeshift painting studio in a corner of his on-campus apartment.“As far as being a painter, I didn’t really start that until my junior or senior year at Trevecca, []

Trevecca professor receives grant to continue unique dissertation

Dr. Sarah Bollinger, director of Trevecca’s social work program, was selected to receive the American Association of University Women’s (AAUW) American Fellowship Publication Grant for the 2016-2017 award year.According to the AAUW’s website, the American Fellowships program “provides fellowships for women pursuing full-time study to complete dissertations, conducting postdoctoral research []

Trevecca Urban Farm offers first bee camp

Summer is synonymous with camp.These days, parents and kids have countless camp opportunities from which to choose—from church camps to sports camps and even art camps. But for the last week, kids have gathered on Trevecca’s campus for a slightly different kind of camp.Hosted and coordinated by officials from the []

Trevecca’s School of Arts and Sciences announces new faculty members

Trevecca Nazarene University’s School of the Arts and Sciences welcomes three new faculty members who will join the University in the Fall 2016 semester. They are Jeffrey Wells, Leigh Ann Danzey-Bussell, and Ewa Kowal.Dr. Jeffrey WellsDr. Jeffrey Wells, a Trevecca alumnus, will join the Department of Communication Studies. Wells has []

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