Sunday, May 22

Campus News

Campus News

Cafeteria face-lift starts surprises for campus changes

By Rachel Swann While students were lying on the beach and traveling Europe for spring break, administrators made a few changes to campus to surprise them when they got back. The most apparent: the addition of 90 seats, 20 tables and six outdoors heaters to the cafeteria’s patio area. New university executive vice president for finance and administration, David Caldwell, came into his position this semester with plans to make Trevecca’s campus a place for students to have a nice living space. (more…)
Campus News, Music

Expansion of Benson Brew gains popularity among students

By Jacob Perry What started as a small coffee shop-like venue for musicians on campus nearly four years ago has now turned into an all-out concert performance. Benson Brew, a student music showcase at Trevecca, has more than doubled its audience since its expansion two years ago thanks to a new format. James Thurman, current freshman and Residence Hall Association Student Advisor at TNU, attributes some of the Brew’s growth to changes in its location. (more…)
Campus News, Features

New club reels in student interest

By Adam Wadding Grippie Lawson and Blake Walters packed their bags and their bait and drove south to fish for bass as Trevecca’s first participants in a college fishing tournament. Lawson and Walters are among 10 other interested students who are in the processes of forming the first fishing club at Trevecca. (more…)
Campus News, Features

‘Coffee with a cause’ now brewing on campus

By Morgan Daniels When Scott Hord and his wife went to visit his adopted daughter in Zambia, Africa, he had no idea the experience would lead to opening a coffee shop on a college campus. But after two weeks of living in the orphanage, and leaving his daughter Gracie in Africa during the adoption process, Hord’s heart became convicted. “These children deal with malnutrition, educational needs, and simple medical needs that without medicine, they can die from,” Hord said. “I saw enough of those situations that I finally realized that the process was going to go beyond adoption—it had to be more.” (more…)
Campus News

Trevecca to host leadership conference

By Shadaye Hunnicutt The top student leaders of all the Nazarene colleges will be on campus next month for an annual meeting. More than 100 visitors will spend the week of April 8th eating, hanging out and sharing rooms with Trevecca students as part of the Nazarene Student Leadership Conference. Since the first NSLC at Olivet Nazarene University in 1964, each group of executive student officers from the nine Nazarene universities come together for a leadership conference every spring. This year’s conference is April 8th - 11th, the theme will be ‘Amplify’. (more…)
Campus News, Events

First spelling bee causes buzz at Trevecca

By Katie Schimmelpfennig Heather Millington has $25 to spend on iTunes after being crowned Trevecca Nazarene University’s first spelling bee champion.  Millington, a junior commercial music major, won the spelling bee after out spelling 11 other contestants with the word “entrepreneur” at the hour-long competition held in Tarter Student Activity Center on Tuesday, February 9, 2010.  (more…)
Campus News

Marketing made emergency move

By Rachel Swann Jan Greathouse, Director of University Communication and her staff were told at noon Feb. 11 to start packing and in four days they were surrounded by boxes, empty filing cabinets, and cleared bookshelves ready for the movers. The Office of External Relations and Marketing is camping out on the main floor of the Adams Administration Building until Apr. 1 when university administrators make decisions about where the department will be located until their move to a permanent location. The offices made an emergency move on Feb. 16 after engineering inspectors deemed the third floor, where they were, structurally unstable. (more…)
Campus News, Faculty

Blog blasts Trevecca, Boone

By Morgan Daniels A group of Nazarenes who say they are worried the Nazarene universities are part of the reason the Nazarene church has been led astray, have launched a website to publicly question the universities’ teachings and leadership. The group, called the Concerned Nazarenes, has written around 85 posts during the past year opposing and criticizing many teachings in the Nazarene Church, and more specifically, teachings at Trevecca Nazarene University. For more than a year, this group has attacked Trevecca Nazarene University, criticizing practices such as the use of the word “labyrinth” when describing a prayer room, and Trevecca’s Spiritual Formation Retreat at the Abbey of Gethsemani, a Catholic monastery. (more…)
Campus News

President’s cabinet accounts for student requests in budget plans

By Rachel Swann New windows and bathrooms in dorms, recycling on campus, bike racks and ice machines are among the improvements Trevecca students want on campus. According to a survey conducted by student development, students on campus have lots of ideas for how administrators could spend the estimated $500,000 they have to spend in the annual special requests budget. (more…)
Campus News, Events, Mental Health

Counseling and resident hall directors fire up womens chats

By Shadaye Hunnicutt Sex, non-committal make outs and how to be happy as a single person are among the topics Trevecca women have a chance to ask questions about on a regular basis this year. Fireside Chats, a new program this year, was designed to give female students  a safe place to get advice and ask questions about relationship issues they face as college students. Designed by Amanda Daly, director of  Counseling Services, and women’s RD’s, the series focuses on issues that Daly and the RD’s hear the most about from young women on campus. The four sessions have covered the topics: healthy relationships, non-committal make-outs, being single and the most popular: a question and answer session about sex. (more…)