Monday, January 25

Author: trevechoesonline

Campus News

New academic honestly policy will track student offenses

By Miriam Kirk A new protocol on campus this year for dealing with students who cheat will mean better tracking of academic dishonesty on campus. Last year Lena Welch, dean of the school of arts and sciences, and Tom Middendorf, associate provost and dean of academic affairs, met with faculty who shared a common interest for student learning outcome to discuss additions and changes  to the university’s academic honesty policy. (more…)
Mr. Trevecca crowned after event makes a comeback
Campus News, Events, Features

Mr. Trevecca crowned after event makes a comeback

By Kayla Williamson Nick Camillo, Trevecca’s 2019 winner of Mr. Trevecca, was watching reruns from the TV show “Drake and Josh” on YouTube when he got his idea for the talent portion of the male pageant. Camillo sang and danced to the “Soul Man” episode, equipped with the iconic sunglasses, fedora and black and white suit. (more…)
Campus News, Events

Live from Trevecca it’s: Friday Night Live

By Miriam Kirk Shelby Morrison and her team of social life of social life coordinators Hannah Polston, Kennedy Bryan, Stephany Ordonez, Carlie Ray, and her creative assistant Kaylee Franklin and  have been working for several months putting together Friday  Night Live, one of Trevecca’s most anticipated social events. Shelby Morrison, social life director, says students should come out to enjoy a night of fun. (more…)
Trevecca community honors Ray Thrasher
Alumni, Campus News, Faculty

Trevecca community honors Ray Thrasher

By Bailee Ford SGA will dedicate their all-school gift this year in memory of Ray Thrasher, alumna and former employee who lived on campus since she arrived as a student nearly 60 years ago. Affectionately referred to as the “Squirrel Lady” by some students, Thrasher was a near-constant presence on Trevecca’s campus since she enrolled in 1969. (more…)
Record rainfall hits campus
Campus News

Record rainfall hits campus

By Matthew Parris Some buildings on campus are still drying out after Nashville received a record 4 inches of rain on Feb. 6. The Tartar Student Activity Center gym, the Bud Robinson building, and the Tidwell building were all flooded. According to Greg Dawson, captain of university security and director of emergency management. (more…)
Campus News

Open apartment rules change for first time in 10 years

By Brooklyn Dance Three aspects of Ivan Palomares’ four-pronged proposal to change open apartment policies have been approved by both the Student Life Council and the President’s Cabinet. The changes will be effective once RAs are trained accordingly. Palomares, student body president, created a four pronged proposal: to have more consistent open dorm hours, less RA check ins during open dorms, to eliminate the open blinds policy and to eliminate the rule requiring a third person to be in the apartment during open hours. (more…)
Trevecca observes MLK day for the first time
Campus News

Trevecca observes MLK day for the first time

By Kayla Williamson Some students served, some students marched and all students has the day off class for the first time on Martin Luther King, Jr. day. Trevecca observed Martin Luther King Day for a full weekend this year. This is the first time the university has given students Martin Luther King Day off. “When we didn’t have [Martin Luther King Day] off, that shocked me because I was so used to it, especially coming from high school,” said Tynaisia Rush, president of Walden, a leadership club for African American students. “So, just getting this day off really shows appreciation, not only to MLK, but also to the African American students on campus.” (more…)
Campus News, Events

Trevecca’s marketing club pre-paring students with new event

by Alexis Garcia The American Marketing Association (AMA) club at Trevecca is set to attend a marketing conference in New Orleans in the spring, and their professor wanted them to have to some practice first. Roy Philip, associate professor of marketing and coordinator of the club, organized for the first time on campus in October a competition like the one in New Orleans. The AMA International Collegiate Conference is for students from all over the country to come together to compete to find a resolution for a problem a real marketing company is facing. Trevecca’s AMA club only participated in one competition in 2009. The students placed third from around 50 universities. “So I thought. ‘How can I bring the competitive&n...
Campus News

$22 million donated to aid in scholarships

By Brooklyn Dance Future Trevecca students will have more opportunity for scholarships thanks to the largest donation in the university’s history. Trevecca President Dan Boone on Nov. 2 announced that a foundation created by longtime donors made a gift equal to $20 million, given once a year in roughly $1 million payments. The first payment begins in 2019. To Boone’s knowledge, it’s the biggest donation pledged to any of the Nazarene colleges. “This is a more significant moment in Trevecca’s history than I think a lot of people realize. We start every year at zero for fundraising for scholarships. Now, we start at a million and move up from there,” Boone said. Because the donation is coming from a foundation, there a...
Trojan Idol begins Wednesday
Events, Music

Trojan Idol begins Wednesday

By: Maria Monteros Ten of Trevecca’s best singers will compete in Boone Convocation Center on Nov. 28 and Nov. 30 at 8 p.m. for the title of this year’s Trojan Idol. Trojan Idol is a campus-wide singing competition held every year where audience members vote on who gets to advance to the next stages of the competition and ultimately the winner. A panel of judges selected 10 contestants out of 48 students from the auditions held last month. For students across different academic departments, Trojan Idol is a way to showcase their talents at a university located in the music city, said Shelby Morrison, ASB director of social life. “Our university is Nashville, so we have a lot of talent that comes into this school,” she said. “There’s no minimum requirement, basically. Anyone can auditi...