Three Trevecca students were chosen by an immigration-reform lobbying group to tell their stories to lawmakers in Washington, D.C.
Arturo Prieto, Berenice Olivia and Yenin Echeveria on Oct. 5 joined more than 125 other college students from 20 states to urge lawmakers to pass legislation that will allow them to continue studying in the United States.
Trevecca students have an opportunity to take a day trip to Dollywood.
For $40 students can visit Tennessee’s most popular theme park as part of a new program on campus designed to get students off campus. TOC (Trevecca Off Campus) launched this fall as a way for students to experience landmarks and attractions around Tennessee.
Spiritual Deepening Week kicks off today and a 30-year veteran of compassionate ministry in the Nazarene Church will be speaking at several sessions over the next few days.
Phil Stout, a pastor for more than 30 years has focused his leadership in the church on ministries of compassion and justice. Stout did his graduate work in Peace studies at Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary and would move on to receive his Doctorate of Ministry degree at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary
Students have more options for chapel credits this year, including the possibility of receiving credit for attending a student-led service.
SOMA, a student-led worship service, will be offered three times on Thursday nights for chapel credit. Additionally, the chaplain’s office has planned more than 50 chapel services for the school. Students must attend 24.
Fourteen Freshmen have thrown their hats in the ring for a position on the Trevecca student government.
“We have a larger class of freshman and this generation is a generation that wants to get involved and make a change,” said Matthew Spraker, associate dean of students for community life. “They’ve shown that from orientation on; they have really been involved on the campus. They have shown their desire to take on leadership and to have a hand in what happens on campus.”
A survivor of one the longest lasting civil wars on record will be speaking at chapel on Tuesday.
James Baak, founder of Solidarity Ministries Africa for Reconciliation and Development, is in Nashville to tell his story of survival of redemption.
“By inviting Mr. Baak to share his story, I hope that students will learn of today’s refugee struggles and begin asking how they can be the hands and feet of Christ as we strive to answer the call of Mathew 25:35 which states ‘For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me, … I was sick and you visited me,’ ” said James Casler, director, J.V. Morsch Center for Social Justice.