School code: 3962
School code: 1230
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Henderson, TN is a small town that is full of charm and has an atmosphere of Southern hospitality. While most events are held on campus, if you're looking to get off campus, it's a short drive to both Memphis or Nashville, Tennessee.
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"Freed has allowed me to pursue both of my interests in life all in one place. Not many college students get the opportunity to oversee a mission trip to South America with their professors and be published for undergraduate research all in the same year."
Class of 2014 • Majoring In Biochemistry and Bible
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FHU has a history of talented student athletes and coaches who have helped make FHU Athletics what they are today. Check out who these students are and what accomplishments they've made. Know someone who deserves to be in the Hall of Fame? Use the nomination form below to tell us about it.
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FHU offers two major opportunities to support Lion athletics that also benefit you! The FHU Lion Backers and the Sports Advisory Council Benefit Dinner are great ways to give back.
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The mission of Freed-Hardeman University is to help students develop their God-given talents for His glory by empowering them with an education that integrates Christian faith, scholarship and service.
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Henderson, TN 38340
Gardner Center, Ground Floor
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5565 Shelby Oaks Drive
Memphis, TN 38134
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Sharen Cypress, Ed.D., Associate Professor
Dean of the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences
Gene Reeves, Ed.D., Associate Professor
Aarek Farmer, Ed.D., Assistant Professor
Academic Director - Bucy Center; Director of Ed.D. Program
Jeffry Cozzens, Ed.D., Assistant Professor
Director of Educational Leadership
Dr. Jeff Cozzens is the Director of Educational Leadership at Freed-Hardeman University. Dr. Cozzens has had a wide variety of experiences in public education that spanned over 30 years. Recently retired from Shelby County Schools, Dr. Cozzens was a Band Director, Assistant Principal, Principal and Central Office Administrator.
Dr. Cozzens states his most rewarding yet challenging opportunity was opening and serving as Principal of Arlington High School for 8 years. I consider it an honor and privilege to teach at Freed-Hardeman University. Though I have spent over half of my career as a K-12 school administrator, my heart has always been in the classroom working with students. There is nothing I enjoy more than helping to build the leadership capacity of my students. I consider it a unique privilege to help prepare future school leaders from a Christian perspective.
Karen L. Cypress, Ed.D., Associate Professor
Director of Special Education
5565 Shelby Oaks Drive, Memphis, TN
Stephen Marvin, Ed.D.
Associate Professor of Education
5565 Shelby Oaks Drive, Memphis, TN
Alesha Northcutt, Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
FHU @ Dickson, Dickson, TN
Elizabeth Saunders, Ed.D., Professor
Professor of Education
M. Monte Tatom, Ed.D., Associate Professor
Director of M.Ed. in Instructional Technology - www.fhu.edu/edtech
Carol Waymire, Ed.D., Associate Professor
Director of School Counseling
After working as an elementary school counselor in Texas, Dr. Carol Waymire started teaching at FHU in 1978. She counseled, worked with freshmen and taught classes for 21 years and then took off eight years while doing mission work in Aruba with her family. Dr. Waymire served as the school counselor at the International School of Aruba and also taught and was the counselor for the University of Aruba, Hospitality Faculty. In 2007, Dr. Waymire returned to FHU as a freshmen advisor, director of retention, and an associate professor in education, teaching in the graduate school counseling program.
Linda Wright, Ed. D., Associate Professor
Graduate Education Secretary
Jill Jackson serves as the Secretary for the Graduate Education Department. Jill began working for Freed-Hardeman in 1998 as Assistant Director for the on-campus preschool. Jill has come back to FHU to be a part of the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences. She attended FHU and received a degree in education. Jill is married to David, and they have one daughter, Ashley.
Memphis Graduate Office
Sandra Hudley serves as Secretary for the School of Education/Memphis Campus. Sandra joined the staff in January 2011. She attended Freed-Hardeman College, majoring in Social Administration, and attended Miller Hawkins Business College, completing the program by achieving certification as a Medical Office Specialist II. Sandra is married to James Hudley and they have one daughter, Sheerah, a son-in-law, Coby Davis, and one granddaughter, Shelby.
Best College Reviews has named Freed-Hardeman University one of the top 10 best small colleges in its most recent rankings. FHU was ninth on the list.
This photo and post former First Lady Laurel Sewell shared is the best! "We've loved working along with FHU President and First Lady, Joe and Glenda Wiley...
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