Alumni
 

THE YEAR OF THE NURSE

Aug 11, 2021

The American Nurses Association and the World Health Organization have extended the International Year of the Nurse into 2021 because of the pandemic and the increased visibility of nurses’ contributions.

THE MUSIC PLAYED ON: MAKIN’ MUSIC 2021

Aug 11, 2021

Xi Chi Delta’s “Juke Box Hero” took home the sweepstakes trophy following Saturday evening’s performance of the 44th annual production of Freed-Hardeman University’s Makin’ Music.

STEPPING BACK IN TIME

Aug 11, 2021

Art students enrolled in Dr. Barbara England’s alternative processes class traded their digital cameras for a photographic method invented in 1851 by Frederick Scott Archer. This process was used by Mathew Brady to document the Civil War.

SHANNON OPENS CONNECT CONFERENCE

Aug 11, 2021

Freed-Hardeman University president David R. Shannon opened the Connect Conference Wednesday evening, June 2, 2021, at the Crieve Hall Church of Christ in Nashville.

PARIGGER WINS AWARDS

Aug 11, 2021

The Freed-Hardeman University faculty presented the Faculty-Scholarship-Leadership Medal to John Parigger, a 2021 summa cum laude graduate from Manchester, Tennessee, at commencement. He completed a Bachelor of Science in psychology in Spring 2021.

LUCAS RUSSO MEMORIAL FIELD

Aug 11, 2021

Freed-Hardeman University dedicated an intramural field to the life and memory of a recent alumnus, Lucas Russo, Thursday, April 8, 2021.

LIVE YOUR FAITH: 2021 SPRING COMMENCEMENT

Aug 11, 2021

John DeBerry, senior advisor to Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, delivered Freed-Hardeman University’s graduation address Saturday, May 15, 2021. Approximately 300 students received baccalaureate and graduate degrees.

Giving
 

IN HIS STEPS: Endowment Fund to Assist Students Traveling to Israel

Aug 11, 2021

Since 2017, Bill and Shelva Biggs and their children, Bill Biggs, Jr. and Desiree Biggs Barnes, have assisted Freed-Hardeman University students in traveling to the Bible Lands. To continue that tradition well into the future, they have established In His Steps, an endowment fund in memory of their daughter and sister, Melissa Renee Biggs. She died in a car accident when she was 16 years old.

Grants to Boost Pipeline of HOMEGROWN TEACHERS IN TENNESSEE

Aug 11, 2021

The Tennessee Department of Education (TDOE) has awarded two competitive grants to Freed-Hardeman University. The initiatives provide no-cost access in order to remove barriers and provide a pathway to the teaching profession for selected participants. These programs will address the need for qualified teachers in Tennessee.

FREED-HARDEMAN HONORS MR. AND MISS FHU

Aug 11, 2021

Mr. and Miss Freed-Hardeman University 2021 were celebrated Friday, April 23, during a special chapel presentation. Elected by the students, faculty and staff, the winners were Wisenie Jadis, a nursing major from Davenport, Florida, and Connor Creasy, a secondary education and history major from Milan, Tennessee.

FHU STUDENTS RECEIVE DURRINGTON AWARDS

Aug 11, 2021

Two Freed-Hardeman University students have received the Victor L. Durrington Award for Excellence in Biblical Research: Jon Paul Gulledge, a graduate student in theology from Corinth, Mississippi, and Drew Aldridge, an undergraduate student majoring in biblical studies from Jasper, Alabama.

ADAIR NAMED NFCA ALL-AMERICAN

Aug 11, 2021

National Fastpitch Coaches Association named Brittany Adair an All-American after her 2021 record-setting season. She was named a Second Team At-Large-Pitcher All-American for the NFCA after her first season with FHU.