It took her 10 hours, but Britney Kent is happy she spent all that time decorating a pumpkin after getting to meet Ed Sheeran.
“I was excited about the idea of winning, but also super nervous because I didn’t think I would win. And I was kind of embarrassed that I spent 10 hours painting a pumpkin that would end up rotting. But it made it worth it once I won,” said Kent.
Kent, a junior at Trevecca last month won a 107.5 radio contest that required contestants to decorate a pumpkin to look like Ed Sheeran, a singer/songwriter. As the winner, she got free tickets and a meet and greet pass.
From abandoned churches to caves, Trevecca’s campus has historically been a community of healing.
Since it’s finding in 1898, Trevecca has moved locations, but kept the same mission.
“Our faith calls us to be engaged in the transformation of those around us and to get in the trenches to find what the need is,” said Dan Boone, university president. “It’s an extension of God to be able to help our neighbors.”
Men’s basketball coach, Sam Harris will sit out Saturday’s Homecoming exhibition game against Mount Vernon Nazarene after the university self-reported an NCAA violation on Wednesday.
“It was an administrative mistake, but we have to take all violations seriously,” Athletic Director, Mark Elliott said. “We self-reported and self-sanctioned. We took care of the issue in the right way.”
Elliott said the violation was classified by the NCAA as “secondary in nature.”
“It still is against the rules, but the violation was primarily administrative in nature,” he said.
Harris is the longest tenured coach in the athletics department, entering his 25th season with the Trojans.
After learning of the possible violation, Trevecca administrators investigated the matter. Once the violation was confirmed, administrators self-reported to the Great Midwest Athletic Conference and the NCAA.
Trevecca then submitted its suggested sanctions to both the conference and national compliance offices.
NCAA and Great Midwest officials confirmed the sanctions were appropriate and stipulated “no further action was needed,” according to a press release on tnutrojans.com
“He will serve his one game suspension,” Elliott explained. “He’s our coach going forward.”
The annual fall theater production will explore love, loss, grief, and growth.
“The Secret Garden” opened last weekend and runs through homecoming weekend.
“This fall, we wanted to do something a little different than Disney, something more thoughtful, sobering and nourishing, and the time has seemed perfect to place this beautiful story on its feet at Trevecca.” says Jeff Frame, professor of communication studies.
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.