To Kyle Funke, Trevecca was more than a university.
It was also his home—a place of belonging, brotherhood and an environment where his personality and faith truly shined, said friends and family.
“He was a man of integrity. He understood his spiritual foundation and he was very faithful to it—I think Trevecca really helped that,” Pete Funke, Kyle’s father said.
Kyle, 21, passed away on Sunday, January 24, 2010 after a 7-year battle with a brain tumor and cancer. He endured three surgeries and exhausted every form of treatment, but Kyle’s determination and optimism was always evident, said those who knew him best. Continue reading Remembering the life of Kyle Funke
Four students performed , “The Glass Menagerie,” as the first performance to kick of the spring semester, and has been added to the list of performances put on by Trevecca’s Theatre program.
The cast of four was small enough to be performed in the round, where seating was arranged where the audience sat around the stage, giving them a more personal experience.
The play revolves around a small family living in the 1930’s. Narrated by Tom, the son and also brother of two characters, he tells the tale while usually smoking a cigarette out on his porch. With hopes of getting a “gentleman caller,” for her daughter, Amanda Wingfield does everything in her power to give her daughter the life that she once had as a young woman.
One of Trevecca’s most popular social events will not be canceled this year—it will just be different.
Glow with the Flow, a night that included techno music, glow sticks and inflatable bounce games in the past, is still on the calendar. But this year students can expect the inflatables to be gone and new activities still in the works to take their place.