You Visited Me

Dec 30, 2021

When Lance Mosher was a child, he and his family moved to West Tennessee – where they had no friends or family – “on a whim,” he said. His mother and grandmother had taught him how to pray when he was a child; however, “going to church was not on our radar,” he said. As a teenager, he sought meaning in many things.

 

You Fed Me

Dec 30, 2021

HOPE is both the name and the purpose of an organization which provides supplemental food to at-need children in the seven Chester County public schools. Begun approximately 10 years ago by the late Hope Shull, former FHU librarian, the program provides food to fill backpacks for 150 children each Friday.

You Chose Me

Dec 30, 2021

Adoption is a beautiful reflection of Christ's compassion and God's love for all of His children.

 

EDUCATION FACULTY MEMBER COMPLETES Ph.D.

Mar 03, 2021

Jennifer Creecy, who teaches in the College of Education, has completed her Ph.D. through Capella University, specializing in K-12 studies. Her dissertation explored the experiences of middle school mathematics teachers with problem solving and problem posing.

SERVING STUDENTS, HONORING SAUNDERS

Mar 02, 2021

Freed-Hardeman University’s renovated and expanded Wallace-Gano Dining Hall will be re-named in honor of Professor Emeritus Dr. Elizabeth Saunders, FHU President David R. Shannon announced at the university’s annual benefit dinner. The Dr. Elizabeth Saunders Center will include the cafeteria, the Lion’s Pride Marketplace, student services, bookstore, mail room and the ATPI Center for Digital Innovation, which will initially house four programs: robotics, artificial intelligence, computer engineering and cybersecurity. Funding for the renovation and expansion will be funded by the generosity of John W. and Rosemary K. Brown.

BREAKING BARRIERS

Aug 07, 2020

Dr. Vicki M. Johnson didn’t set out to break any barriers or shatter any glass ceilings when she returned to her alma mater to teach in 1979. “I never really thought about it,” she said. She came to teach business education, which she did, including typewriting, shorthand, and office management. Returning to her alma mater as a member of the faculty was, she says, “fulfilling a dream.” She counts working with two of her mentors, Wynelle Hiten and Dr. J. Walker Whittle, as highlights of her teaching career.

ONE, TWO, THREE, ONCE UPON A TIME

Dec 07, 2019

One, two, three . . . once upon a time, a showman came to a hamlet in Tennessee with a dream in his head and a love of children in his heart. Henry A. McDaniel, Jr. came to Freed-Hardeman College in 1969 to establish a theatre program. He brought with him an idea he had picked up at Florida State University. He would form a troupe of actors who would entertain children of all ages with songs, poems and stories. They would create magic without the aid of sets or props. With only their imagination and the cooperation of their audience, they would cast a spell on young and old and everyone in between.

GOD BLESS YOU, GO WITH GOD

Dec 07, 2019

Bible professor Stan Mitchell transitioned from this earth in Jackson, Tennessee, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, following a heart attack suffered the previous Friday on the Freed-Hardeman campus. 

Band of Brothers

Dec 06, 2019

Think Bibles and bikers are an unlikely combination? Not to this gang. For almost 15 years, a group of FHU Bible teachers, along with a few of their friends, have taken extended motorcycle tours.