Press Releases

U.S. Senator Corker Speaks to FHU Students

October 23, 2014

United States Senator Bob Corker spoke to Freed-Hardeman University students Wednesday, Oct. 22, during chapel.
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FHU Associates to Host Pancake/Sausage Breakfast

October 23, 2014

In conjunction with Freed-Hardeman University’s Homecoming, the FHU Associates will host a pancake and sausage breakfast Saturday, Nov. 8.
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FHU Homecoming Races to Benefit Mid-South Youth Camp

October 23, 2014

Freed-Hardeman University will host its 3rd Annual Homecoming Mid-South Youth Camp Race Saturday, Nov. 8. Participants can choose between 10K, 5K and one-mile courses. Registration will begin at 7 a.m. in Brewer Sports Center, and the race will begin at 8 a.m.
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FHU Announces 2014 Homecoming Royalty

October 23, 2014

The Freed-Hardeman University students have chosen their representatives for the 2014 Homecoming Court. The court will be presented in a special chapel program Thursday, Nov. 6. The king and queen will be crowned Saturday, Nov. 8, during halftime of the Lady Lion basketball game.
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FHU Students Host Bible Lectureship

October 20, 2014

The annual Freed-Hardeman University Student Bible Lectureship, held Oct. 20-23, is not an ordinary lectureship: the event is coordinated entirely by undergraduates at FHU. Six student speakers have been selected to present lessons on the topic, “Light to My Path: A Study of Psalm 119:105.”
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FHU Connections Series to Ask, "What's Love Got To Do With It?"

October 20, 2014

Freed-Hardeman University’s Connections Series for the fall semester has been scheduled for Oct. 27-Nov. 6. The theme for the week, “What’s Love Got to Do With It?” will be discussed across campus in collision courses, panel discussions and lectures.
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FHU Faculty and Students Present Papers at Education Conference

October 16, 2014

Six faculty members and two graduate students within the Freed-Hardeman University College of Education and Behavioral Sciences attended the Association of Christian Educator Preparation Programs Conference at Lipscomb University Oct. 9-11. Of the eight attending, four made presentations relating to the conference’s theme, “Innovative 21st Century Learning.”
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Nineteen Students Inducted into Alpha Chi at FHU

October 16, 2014

Nineteen Freed-Hardeman University students were inducted into Alpha Chi National College Honor Society in a ceremony Tuesday, Oct. 14.
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FHU Faculty Speak at Southeastern Lectureship

October 16, 2014

Drs. Sharen and Karen Cypress, members of the Freed-Hardeman University faculty, were invited to speak at the 41st Annual Southeastern Lectureship Wednesday, Oct. 8, in Memphis. The event, hosted by the East Jackson Church of Christ, included presentations, workshops and gospel singings.
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Freed-Hardeman University Chorale to Sing at Renaissance Center

October 14, 2014

Freed-Hardeman University’s Chorale will present a free concert Oct. 25 at 3 p.m. at The Renaissance Center. The Chorale, directed by Dr. Gary McKnight, specializes in sacred, unaccompanied selections but is not limited to that repertoire.
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FHU to Host Microbiology Conference

October 13, 2014

The joint meeting of the Kentucky-Tennessee branch of the American Society of Microbiology and the Tennessee Emerging Infections Program will be Oct. 17-18 on the campus of Freed-Hardeman University. Attendees will have the opportunity to receive up to five contact hours of continuing education credit.
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U.S. Senator Corker to Visit FHU

October 13, 2014

United States Senator Bob Corker will address Freed-Hardeman University students Oct. 22 at 10:30 a.m. in Loyd Auditorium.
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FHU Christian Store to Host Book Signing

October 13, 2014

The Freed-Hardeman University Christian Store has organized a book signing in honor of the release of FHU assistant professor Dr. Justin Rogers’ new book, “In The Beginning: Life Lessons from Genesis.” The event will be Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 6:30 p.m.
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Attorney/Preacher/Pool Player to Speak at FHU Lecture Series

October 13, 2014

The Freed-Hardeman University College of Business and the Ayers Center for Student Leadership will host their second event of the Student Leadership Lecture Series Oct. 21. Attorney/Preacher/Artistic Pool Player Eric Yow of Clarksville, Tenn., is scheduled to speak at 4 p.m. in Ayers Auditorium.
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Freed-Hardeman Students Showcase Research

October 6, 2014

Freed-Hardeman University students majoring in the College of Arts and Sciences showcased the results of their research Friday, Oct. 3, at University Scholars’ Conference. Formerly known as Research Day, the event expanded this year to include literature, art, music and theatre majors as well as biology, chemistry and computer science majors.
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FHU Marketing Students Raise Money for Local Families

October 6, 2014

It started with a challenge. Dr. Lee Hibbett, assistant professor of marketing at Freed-Hardeman University, challenged his marketing classes to raise $1,000 for the cause of their choice. As a result, students raised approximately $2,500 to support two local families who are in the process of adopting children from overseas.
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FHU Theatre to Present "Romeo and Juliet" at The Renaissance Center

September 30, 2014

Freed-Hardeman University Theatre will present “Romeo and Juliet” Nov. 13-15 at The Renaissance Center. Cliff Thompson, FHU director of theatre, will direct more than 20 actors in this, the best known of Shakespeare’s plays.
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"Heroes and Anti-Heroes" Exhibit Coming to FHU

September 29, 2014

Memphis-based artist Jed Jackson’s newest show, “Heroes and Anti-Heroes,” will be exhibited in Freed-Hardeman University’s Bulliner Clayton Visual Arts Center Oct. 16- Nov. 15. Jackson will visit campus Thursday, Oct. 16, for the opening reception and artist’s talk, which begins at 5 p.m.
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FHU Commemorates U.S. Constitution

September 22, 2014

Approximately 60 Freed-Hardeman University students gathered to honor the nation’s most influential document Sept. 17, nationally-recognized U.S. Constitution Day. The annual Constitution Day Forum, led by faculty members Drs. Jenny Johnson, Greg Massey and Stephen Morris, engaged students through the discussion of constitutional issues.
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ESPN Designer to Speak at FHU

September 18, 2014

ESPN designer Tommie Washington will visit Freed-Hardeman University Sept. 29 to speak to those interested in interactive digital design and graphic design. In addition to a chapel presentation and class lecture, Washington will conduct a session open to the public at 6 p.m. in Ayers Auditorium.
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McCutchen Tapped for NAIA ADA Board of Directors

September 18, 2014

Freed-Hardeman University Athletic Director Mike McCutchen will represent the American Midwest Conference on the newly formed Board of Directors of the NAIA Athletic Directors Association (ADA).
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FHU Theatre to Present "The Fastest Woman Alive"

September 15, 2014

Freed-Hardeman University Theatre will kick off its 2014-15 season with Karen Sunde’s “The Fastest Woman Alive.” The play, directed by Alaina Smith, a senior theatre and graphic design major from Lebanon, Tenn., is set for Oct. 9-11 in the Black Box Theatre.
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FHU to Host Mission Emphasis Days

September 8, 2014

Freed-Hardeman University is hosting Mission Emphasis Days Sept. 9-10 to better acquaint the entire student body with the concept of missions and to increase interest and involvement in missionary work. Four missionaries will speak to students during their Bible class periods, at chapel and Wednesday night at the Henderson and Estes churches of Christ.
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FHU College of Business, Leadership Center to Host Leadership Series

September 4, 2014

The Freed-Hardeman University College of Business and the Ayers Center for Student Leadership have partnered to host a series of events this academic year at FHU. The first event, set for Sept. 16 at 4 p.m. in Ayers Auditorium, will feature James Dusenberry, president of Regions Bank for the West Tennessee Community Markets. Also a former Army Ranger, he will discuss Leadership: A Call to Serve.
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FHU's RUSH to Challenge Students to "Stand Up"

September 4, 2014

The Freed-Hardeman University admissions office is preparing for another year of Reaching Unlimited Spiritual Heights, more commonly known as RUSH. The annual youth rally, set for Sept. 12-14, is expected to attract approximately 2,000 middle and high school students from across the nation.
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FHU to Host Golf Scramble

September 3, 2014

The Freed-Hardeman University athletic department will host the fifth annual Hall of Fame Classic Golf Scramble Friday, Sept. 19.
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FHU Baseball to Host Alumni, Family Day Sept. 20

August 14, 2014

The Freed-Hardeman Lion baseball team will host its annual Alumni and Family Day Saturday, Sept. 20, beginning at 10 a.m.
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FHU Athletics Hall of Fame Weekend Set For Sept. 19-20

August 9, 2014

The Freed-Hardeman University Athletic Department will hosts its annual Hall of Fame Weekend Sept. 19-20.
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FHU Students Named McWherter Scholars

August 27, 2014

Six students from Freed-Hardeman University have been accepted into the 2014-15 McWherter Scholars Program. Members of the Ned McWherter Center for Rural Development, created in 2008, selected these students from West Tennessee college and university applicants.
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FHU Hosts Special Needs Pageant

August 27, 2014

A crowd of new and returning Freed-Hardeman University students, faculty and members of the community filled Loyd Auditorium Friday, Aug. 22, to watch the third annual Daughters of Job Special Needs Beauty Pageant.
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FHU/Dickson to Host Dedication Ceremony

August 27, 2014

Freed-Hardeman University / Dickson will host a dedication ceremony Thursday, Sept. 4, at 5:30 p.m. in the Renaissance Center Performing Arts Theatre.
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Retired Professors Ring in New Academic Year at FHU

August 20, 2014

Retired Freed-Hardeman University professors Drs. Milton and Patricia Tucker were Masters of the Bell Wednesday, Aug. 20, at the 15th annual Tolling of the Bell, signaling the beginning of the academic school year. The Tuckers rang the bell fourteen times, once for each decade of the university’s existence.
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FHU Announces Additions to Faculty

August 20, 2014

Freed-Hardeman University introduced new members of its faculty Aug. 19 at the annual faculty-staff conference.
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FHU Honors Faculty, Staff for Years of Service

August 20, 2014

Freed-Hardeman University honored 26 members of its faculty and staff Aug. 19 at its conference launching the 2014-15 school year. FHU President Joe Wiley presented awards to those who have completed five, ten, 15, 20, 35 and 40 years of work at the university. Together, the group represented more than 340 years of service to FHU.
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FHU Names Local Couple Masters of the Bell

August 4, 2014

Drs. Milton and Patricia Tucker, of Jacks Creek, Tenn., will serve as Masters of the Bell at Freed-Hardeman University’s 15th annual Tolling of the Bell ceremony.
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Fish Fry Fundraiser to Benefit MSYC

July 9, 2014

Mark your calendars. The annual Mid-South Youth Camp Fish Fry is set for Saturday, July 26. The event, sponsored by the MSYC Advisory Board, will be held from 4-6 p.m. at the camp site, located on Highway 45 north of Henderson.
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FHU to Host Christian Training Series

July 7, 2014

Freed-Hardeman University’s Christian Training Series, set for July 13-17, will feature lessons focused on “And the Greatest of these is Love.” The series will include morning meditations, chapel, four classes and an evening worship each day. Fellowship activities are also planned for each evening.
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FHU Campus Renovations Now in Progress

June 26, 2014

Although “Pardon our Progress” signs have not been posted at Freed-Hardeman University this summer, they would be appropriate for the current state of campus. Buildings have been demolished, parking lots are being renovated and built, and a clock tower is under construction, all at a cost of almost $3.5 million. If work goes as planned, projects will be finished by Aug. 8, in time to welcome students back to Henderson Aug. 16.
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FHU Plans Golden Year Reunion

June 26, 2014

Freed-Hardeman University alumni from more than fifty years ago gathered on campus June 19-21 for the Golden Year Reunion. The annual event is hosted by the Office of Alumni Relations.
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Record Number Expected for FHU's Horizons

June 23, 2014

A record number of campers is expected on the Freed-Hardeman University campus July 6-11 for the 34th annual edition of Horizons. More than 1,000 young people and staffers will explore the topic, “Before His Throne” in lessons and periods of devotion. The theme is taken from Psalm 103:19, "The Lord has established his throne in the heavens, and his kingdom rules over all."
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QUEST Campers to Complete "Mission: Impossible"

May 20, 2014

Freed-Hardeman University’s QUEST camp is calling on high school students with a passion for science and art to participate in “Mission: Impossible.” The academic summer camp will begin June 15 on FHU’s campus. For its fifth year, QUEST will combine its two disciplines, science and fine arts, to create activities that all campers can enjoy.
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FHU Marketing Director Photographs "Dads and Daughters"

May 19, 2014

Jud Davis, director of marketing at Freed-Hardeman University, is displaying twenty images from his “Dads and Daughters” collection in the Troy Plunk Art Gallery. The opening reception and presentation for the exhibit was Monday, May 19.
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Portland Student Honored at FHU Commencement

May 19, 2014

Derrick Perdue, Portland, received the Faculty Scholarship-Leadership Medal at Freed-Hardeman University’s spring commencement exercises Saturday, May 17. Perdue, the son of Duane and Amy Perdue, graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in arts and humanities.
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Alumnus Addresses FHU Graduates

May 17, 2014

Approximately 250 Freed-Hardeman University students participated in graduation ceremonies Saturday, May 17. Trent Watrous, CPA and alumnus of Freed-Hardeman University, delivered the address. Watrous earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting from FHU in 1993.
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FHU Breaks Ground for Library Resource Center

May 13, 2014

In keeping with Hope Barber Shull’s dream of a library that is “a place where students would gather,” Freed-Hardeman University broke ground for the Hope Barber Shull Academic Resource Center May 12 in the upper commons area of campus. Site work is slated to begin next week.
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FHU Professor Receives Excellence Award

May 13, 2014

Dr. Lee Hibbett, associate professor of marketing at Freed-Hardeman University, has been named the recipient of the Accreditation Counsel for Business Schools and Programs Region 3 Teaching Excellence award. As a regional recipient, Hibbett is now a candidate for the 2014 ACBSP International Teaching Excellence award, to be announced in June.
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FHU Selects New Members for the Ambassadors

May 13, 2014

Six students have been named to the Ambassadors, a Freed-Hardeman University a cappella singing group. An FHU tradition, the Ambassadors perform spiritual songs at churches, youth rallies and Christian schools throughout the year.
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FHU Benefit Dinner to Feature Bill Cosby

May 8, 2014

The 50th annual Benefit Dinner at Freed-Hardeman University Dec. 5 will feature famed comedian Bill Cosby, according to Dave Clouse, vice president for university advancement.
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FHU Program Earns Environmental Stewardship Award

May 5, 2014

Energy conservation company Cenergistic presented Freed-Hardeman University with the Award for Energy Stewardship Monday, May 5, at FHU. The award recognizes FHU’s efforts to implement an innovative organizational behavior-based energy conservation and management program.
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FHU Announces Commencement Speaker

May 5, 2014

Trent Watrous, CPA and alumnus of Freed-Hardeman University, will deliver the address at FHU’s commencement exercises Saturday, May 17. Watrous is a 1993 graduate of FHU, having earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting.
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FHU's Delta Mu Delta Chapter To Induct Six New Members

May 1, 2014

Six Freed-Hardeman University students will be inducted into Delta Mu Delta International Honor Society of Business in a ceremony Wednesday, May 7, at 11:15 a.m. in Brown Kopel Business Center. Following the ceremony, a reception will honor the new inductees as well as this year’s College of Business student award recipients.
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Tickets, Sponsorships Still Available For FHU Sports Benefit

May 1, 2014

Tickets and sponsorships are still available for the Freed-Hardeman University 2014 Sports Advisory Council Benefit May 10 featuring A&E "Duck Dynasty" stars Si Robertson and Jep Robertson. The event raises funds for intercollegiate athletics at the university.
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Mid-South Youth Camp to Host Youth Fishing Rodeo

May 1, 2014

Mid-South Youth Camp will host its 18th Annual Youth Fishing Rodeo Saturday, May 10, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. More than $1,500 in cash and prizes will be awarded.
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FHU Christian Store Plans "Grand Reopening" for May 6

April 28, 2014

FHU Christian Store, formerly known as the Bible Bookstore on the Freed-Hardeman University campus, will host a “grand re-opening” Tuesday, May 6, 3-6 p.m. The event is a part of Chester County Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours series.
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FHU to Break Ground for Library Resource Center

April 28, 2014

Freed-Hardeman University will conduct a ceremonial groundbreaking for the Hope Barber Shull Academic Resource Center May 12 at 11 a. m. in the upper commons area in front of Loden-Daniel Library. Plans call for the demolition of Lawhorn Library and the beginning of site work May 19.
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FHU Associates to Host 12th Annual Tea Party

April 24, 2014

The Victorian Tea Party, an annual event hosted by the Freed-Hardeman University Associates, is scheduled for Saturday, May 3. Ladies of the Henderson area are invited to participate in the tea party experience from 12 to 4 p.m. at the historic N.B. Hardeman House on White Avenue.
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FHU to Present "Stories from Oz"

April 24, 2014

Freed-Hardeman University’s theatre program will present “Stories from Oz” by Frank Baum and adapted by Cliff Thompson Friday, April 25 at 7 p.m., and Saturday, April 26 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. The showings will be held in FHU’s Black Box Theatre. Admission is free for this children’s production.
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FHU Leadership Series Features Trucking Company Executive

April 17, 2014

Freed-Hardeman University’s College of Business hosted a leadership series featuring Rob Hatchett titled “Life is a Group Project” April 14 in Ayers Auditorium. Hatchett, an FHU alumnus, is vice president of recruiting for Covenant Transport, Chattanooga, Tenn.
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FHU College Republican Chapter Wins State Award

April 17, 2014

The Freed-Hardeman University College Republican chapter was named “Chapter of the Year” at the Tennessee College Republicans State Convention Saturday, April 5. Hunter Yoches, chairman of the FHU College Republicans, accepted the recognition.
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FHU Campus Security to Host 5K Run

April 17, 2014

Students, faculty and friends of Freed-Hardeman University are invited to participate in the “Beat the Director 5K Run.” The race, sponsored by the FHU Office of Campus Safety and Security, will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 3.
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FHU/Dickson to Host Prospective Student Reception

April 15, 2014

Freed-Hardeman University will host a prospective student reception to showcase FHU/Dickson programs at the Renaissance Center April 24, 4-7 p.m. The come-and-go reception will feature information about FHU’s undergraduate, graduate and online course offerings.
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Chi Beta Chi Takes Makin' Music Sweepstakes

April 14, 2014

Chi Beta Chi’s “Caught in Candy” took the sweepstakes trophy Saturday night, April 12, in Freed-Hardeman University’s annual Makin’ Music competition. They took first place in lyrics and blocking/staging and tied for first in costume/set design.
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FHU Art Students' Work Chosen For Exhibition

April 14, 2014

The works of Freed-Hardeman University students Katie Benson and Caleb Cook were selected for the 2014 Artists of the 21st Century exhibition. The annual exhibit, coordinated by the University of Tennessee at Martin, is a nine state, juried competition.
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FHU To Offer Mental Health First Aid Course

April 8, 2014

The nursing department at Freed-Hardeman University will host a Mental Health First Aid training course Thursday, April 10. The course, which lasts from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., will be offered to FHU’s junior and senior nursing students.
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Journal Publishes Work Of FHU Graduate

April 8, 2014

The Journal of Pastoral Care & Counseling has published an article written by a graduate of Freed-Hardeman University’s Master of Science in mental health counseling. Larry Redmond, who received his M.S. in 2012, did the research for the article while an FHU graduate student.
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FHU Plans Dual Enrollment Registration

April 8, 2014

Freed-Hardeman University has scheduled two days for Chester County High School students to register for dual enrollment courses at the university. FHU staff will be available April 24 and May 8, 5-7 p.m., in the Gardner Center to assist students with the registration process.
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FHU Names Library Director

April 1, 2014

Freed-Hardeman University has named Wade Osburn library director, effective immediately. He has been the interim director since the death last year of former director Hope Shull.
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Freed-Hardeman Names Executive Director for FHU/Dickson

April 1, 2014

Freed-Hardeman University has tapped Richard “Red” McCaskill, formerly of Milan, Tenn., to direct its programs at FHU/Dickson in the Renaissance Center.
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FHU's 37th Makin' Music Set for April 11-12

March 18, 2014

Makin’ Music 2014 is sure to impress as social clubs, hosts and emcees encourage the audience to “Sing It Out.” More than 500 students will be participating in Freed-Hardeman University’s largest student production, set for April 11-12 in Loyd Auditorium.
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FHU Student Publishes Debut Novel

March 18, 2014

“Mark of the Corripian,” the debut novel of Freed-Hardeman University freshman Bethany Parker, was released Feb. 25. Tate Publishing and Enterprises, a Christian-based, family-owned organization, is the publisher of the young adult science fiction/fantasy novel.
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Chester County Campaign to Restore Old Main Reaches Half-Way Point

March 18, 2014

The Chester County campaign to help restore Freed-Hardeman University’s Old Main has reached the half-way point. As of March 11, the total stood at $572,407. The local effort seeks to raise $1 million to help restore the county’s oldest public building.
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ATS Grants FHU Bible Grad Program Candidacy Status

March 12, 2014

The Association of Theological Schools (ATS) has accepted Freed-Hardeman University Graduate School of Theology’s petition for candidacy for accredited status. The ATS Board of Commissioners voted to grant candidacy during the February meeting in Pittsburgh, Pa.
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FHU Art Professor to Exhibit Work Locally

March 6, 2014

The artwork of Freed-Hardeman University’s Brian Bundren will be displayed in the Bulliner Clayton Visual Arts Center March 13-April 12. The opening reception and artist’s talk are scheduled for March 13, beginning at 5 p.m.
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FHU Faculty Member Named to Top 20 EdTech List

March 6, 2014

Freed-Hardeman University faculty member Dr. Monte Tatom is among the 20 EdTech Experts on Twitter according to a list released by Convert Your Idea. Steve Atwal, a technology and higher education professional from Vancouver, compiled the list and accompanying article.
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Secretary of State Hargett to Visit FHU

March 5, 2014

The Freed-Hardeman University College Republicans will host Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett in a meeting Thursday, March 13. The event, open to FHU students and the community, will begin at 6 p.m. in Ayers Auditorium.
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FHU Professor to Perform at Cheekwood

February 27, 2014

Freed-Hardeman University’s Dr. Richard England will perform at Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art in Nashville Saturday, March 22. His performance is part of the six-week “Cheekwood in Bloom” festival, which will feature activities each Saturday and Sunday.
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Eight Honors Students Present at Conference

February 25, 2014

Eight Freed-Hardeman University students presented papers at the Tennessee Collegiate Honors Council Conference Feb. 22 in Memphis. Christian Brothers University hosted the conference.
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FHU Professor to Present Paper at Education Conference

February 25, 2014

A proposal by Freed-Hardeman University’s Dr. Sharen Cypress has been accepted for presentation at the 66th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Colleges of Teacher Education. The meeting will be conducted in Indianapolis, Ind., March 1-3.
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FHU Theatre to Present "Wait Until Dark"

February 25, 2014

Freed-Hardeman University theatre will present Frederick Knott’s “Wait Until Dark” Feb. 27-March 1 in the university’s Black Box Theatre. Well-known as both a Broadway play and a movie starring Audrey Hepburn, the story line focuses on a recently blinded woman. She is terrorized by a trio of thugs searching for a doll stuffed with heroin.
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FHU Sports Advisory Council Announces Speaker for 2014 Benefit Dinner

February 24, 2014

A&E's "Duck Dynasty" stars Si Robertson and Jep Robertson will be the featured speakers for the 2014 Sports Advisory Council Benefit Dinner May 10 at Freed-Hardeman University. The event raises funds for intercollegiate athletics at the university. Last year's dinner and speech with Phil Robertson as the special guest set numerous fundraising and attendance records for the event.
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FHU Music Professor Participates in Regional Conference

February 24, 2014

Freed-Hardeman University music instructor Sarah Burns participated on the program of the 2014 Joint Regional Conference Of The College Music Society Southern Chapter and Mid­Atlantic Chapter and The Association of Technology in Music Instruction. It was held in Knoxville by The University of Tennessee School of Music on Feb. 14.
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FHU to Celebrate Black History Month

February 20, 2014

Freed-Hardeman University will host its annual celebration of Black History Thursday, Feb. 27, at 6:30 p.m. in Chapel Hall. The program will include poetry readings by FHU students and musical performances by FHU’s Ambassadors and Main Street Fuzion.
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East Meets West: Korean Students Visit Freed-Hardeman

February 20, 2014

Ten students from Korea Christian University in Seoul, Korea, visited Freed-Hardeman University over a span of three weeks. The students attended classes related to their majors, spent time in the dorms and took a day trip to Memphis.
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Two Appointed to FHU's Board of Trustees

February 10, 2014

The Freed-Hardeman University Board of Trustees selected two new trustees at their meeting Jan. 31. The trustees are Steve Baggett of Dickson, Tenn., and Scott Latham of Montgomery, Ala.
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SACS Approves First FHU Doctoral Program

February 7, 2014

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges has approved the offering of Freed-Hardeman University’s first doctoral program. The Doctorate of Education in instructional leadership will be available in two concentrations, administration and supervision and teacher leadership.
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The American Shakespeare Center to Present "Othello" at FHU

February 7, 2014

The Henderson Arts Commission and Freed-Hardeman University are sponsoring The American Shakespeare Center’s production of “Othello” Feb. 18 at 7 p.m. in Loyd Auditorium. It is a part of the center’s 2013/14 25th Anniversary “World’s Mine Oyster” Tour.
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FHU's Chili Bowl Rescheduled for Feb. 17

February 5, 2014

Freed-Hardeman University’s Office of Alumni Relations will host the seventh annual Chili Bowl Monday, Feb. 17. The cook-off, open to faculty, staff, students and friends of FHU, will begin at 5:30 p.m. in Brewer Sports Center’s auxiliary gym. The original date of the event had to be changed because of heating issues at the venue.
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FHU College of Business to Host Career/Major Fair Event

February 5, 2014

Freed-Hardeman University’s College of Business will host a Career/Major Fair Event in the main lobby of the Brown-Kopel Business Center, Thursday, Feb. 13. The event is intended for all current business majors, undeclared majors and anyone else interested in pursuing a degree in business.
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FHU Plans Overhaul of Bible Bookstore, Hires New Managers

February 5, 2014

The Freed-Hardeman University Bible Bookstore will get a new look, a new name, new managers and a new focus over the next few months. University trustees approved changing the name to FHU Christian Store at their meeting Jan. 31. The store will focus on providing faith-building resources for individuals and churches.
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FHU to Host Nadasky Art Exhibit

February 5, 2014

Freed-Hardeman University is currently showing the artwork of Christopher Nadasky in the Bulliner Clayton Visual Arts Center. “Of Moths and Rust” will be on display through Feb. 20. It will be available for viewing from. The exhibit is open Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. and Friday, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. There will be a closing reception and artist’s talk Feb. 20, 5-7 p.m.
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FHU Holds Line on College Costs

February 4, 2014

For the third consecutive year, Freed-Hardeman University will hold the line on price increases for its students, according to FHU President Joe Wiley. The comprehensive charge students pay for the next academic year will remain at 2012-13 levels.
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FHU Biology Professor Receives Grant

January 30, 2014

Dr. Rachel Salmon, assistant professor of biology at Freed-Hardeman University, has received an SSI 2014 Post-Institute Implementation award. Her proposal, which was selected for funding, describes her plans to expose biology students to the Science Education for New Civic Engagements and Responsibilities (SENCER) ideals.
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FHU College of Business to Host Open House

January 30, 2014

The Freed-Hardeman University College of Business will host an open house Friday, Jan. 31, at Brown-Kopel Business Center. The event will run from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.
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FHU Art Professor to Lecture at Birmingham Library

January 27, 2014

Laquita Thomson, associate professor of fine arts at Freed-Hardeman University, will give a gallery talk and tour Sunday, Feb. 2, at the Central Branch of the Birmingham Public Library in Birmingham. The event will begin at 3 p.m.
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FHU Seeks Funds to Restore Old Main

January 24, 2014

Freed-Hardeman University has embarked on a campaign to raise a total of $5.5 million to restore campus landmark Old Main to its past glory so that it can be used for another century. Larry and Kay Tignor and Regina East are chairing the Chester County portion of the campaign.
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FHU Professor Shows Work at Union

January 23, 2014

“Fabric in Landscape,” an exhibition created by Freed-Hardeman University’s Laquita Thomson, is currently on display at the Union University Art Gallery. The exhibit, which features 20 of Thomson’s photographs, will show through Feb. 18.
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FHU's Annual Bible Lectureship Set for Feb. 2-6

January 23, 2014

Approximately 130 speakers have been invited to Freed-Hardeman University to address the theme, “The Patience of Hope: First and Last Things in Thessalonians,” Feb. 2-6 at the 78th annual Bible Lectureship.
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