Alumni Updates

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  • Throneberry Named Toastmasters Semi-Finalist

    Nov 9, 2015
    Submitted by: Jared Throneberry (2002)

    Semi-Finalist Toastmasters International Speech Contest, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

  • Sparks Preaching at Parrish Congregation

    Nov 9, 2015
    Submitted by: Joey Sparks (2005)

    Began work with the Parrish Church of Christ as its preacher (Sept 2014).

  • Gallegos Earns Master of Social Work

    Nov 9, 2015
    Submitted by: Julia (Steinshouer) Gallegos (2011)

    Graduating with a Master of Science in Social Work from the University of Louisville on May 10,2015.

  • Wallace Named Mother of the Year

    Nov 9, 2015
    Submitted by: Vernetaw Wallace (1967)

    2013 Alaska Mother of the Year

  • Colvett Preaching in Matthews, MO

    Nov 9, 2015
    Submitted by: Jimmy Colvett (1959)

    Hello to you. I now preach for the church of Christ in Matthews, MO

  • Kyo Jhin Receives Ellis Island Medal of Honor

    Nov 9, 2015
    Submitted by: Kyo Jhin (1957)

    On Saturday, May 9th, Dr. Kyo “Paul” Jhin received the "Ellis Island Medal of Honor." Dr. Kyo “Paul” Jhin is the CEO of 3Ksoftware USA and the Executive Director of Reborn Veterans Job Initiative. He has the distinction of receiving three Presidential appointments by three Presidents of the United States. The Ellis Island Medal of Honor embody the spirit of America in their celebration of patriotism, tolerance, brotherhood and diversity. They recognize individuals who have made it their mission to share with those less fortunate their wealth of knowledge, indomitable courage, boundless compassion, and unique talents.

  • Baker Named DOT Director

    Nov 9, 2015
    Submitted by: Jason Baker (1997)

    The Tennessee Department of Transportation has appointed Jason Baker as the new director/assistant chief engineer for TDOT's Region 4. Jason will provide management oversight of all regional operations and project development activities throughout the 21 counties that make up West Tennessee,

  • Sparks Welcome Hazel Grace

    Nov 9, 2015
    Submitted by: Joey and Amanda Sparks (2004)

    Daughter, Hazel Grace, born May 21, 2013.

  • Curry Authors Book

    Nov 9, 2015
    Submitted by: Robert Curry (1977)

    First, I developed a few years ago a church growth program called, One+Plus+One: Adding to the Church One Person At a Time. That program was launched with the Yucaipa Church of Christ in Yucaipa, CA and has begun to bear fruit with two baptisms in the past few weeks. Second, I am near completion of my book, Leaders Who Are Servants: Servants in Congregational and Ministry Leadership. I am hoping to complete the manuscript in the next few weeks and then present it for publication.

  • Simmons Family Gets a Boy

    Nov 9, 2015
    Submitted by: Matt Simmons (2007)

    Andrew Simmons, born on 11/26/14 to proud parents, Matt (2007) and Sarah Vick (2006) Simmons.

  • Austin Completes Graduate Degree

    Nov 9, 2015
    Submitted by: Cedric Austin (2011)

    On Friday, May 1, 2015 I graduated from Alabama A&M University with my Master of Education in Physical Education Degree.

  • Sherrill Accepts Senior Guidance Counselor Position

    Nov 9, 2015
    Submitted by: Mary Sherrill (2014)

    I was hired as Senior Guidance Counselor on January 5th 2015 at Munford High School in Munford Tennessee.

  • Smith Takes Job as ECMO Specialist

    Nov 9, 2015
    Submitted by: Mary Smith (2003)

    ECMO specialist at Monroe Carell Jr. children's hospital at Vanderbilt since Dec 2014.

  • Williams Named Middle School SPED Teacher

    Nov 9, 2015
    Submitted by: Kenneth Williams (1996)

    Just Got hired as a Middle School SPED Teacher for 2015-2016! Leaving full time preaching and changing careers

  • Joiner Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

    Nov 9, 2015
    Submitted by: Charles (Chuck) Joiner (1964)

    Dr. Charles Joiner was given a Lifetime Achievement Award by the State of Arkansas Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers. Dr Joiner has been a Social Worker for 45 years, 28 years of this at the University teaching level. Dr. Joiner is Chair Emeritus of the Arkansas State University Department of Social Work and was instrumental in Developing the Masters Degree in Social Work at ASU.

  • Lewelling Birthday

    Nov 9, 2015
    Submitted by: Bill Lewelling (1954)

    I am 81 years young today and I thank God for everyone of them and for my time FHU.

  • Jensen Marriage

    Nov 9, 2015
    Submitted by: Holly Jensen (2000)

    February 26 2011 married Jeremy Jensen

  • Brown Named Basketball Coach at Wilson Central High

    Nov 9, 2015
    Submitted by: Tyler Brown (2006)

    Tyler has accepted the boys basketball coaching position at Wilson Central High School. Tyler started his coaching career as a student assistant for the men's basketball team at Freed-Hardeman University.

  • Garrison Marriage

    Nov 9, 2015
    Submitted by: Chelsea Garrison (2013)

    I have recently married so my name is now Chelsea Garrison O'Dell

  • Pinckley Named Director of Admissions

    Nov 9, 2015
    Submitted by: Paul Pinckley (1978)

    July 1, 2015 - Assumed new position as Director, Admissions and Financial Aid at the Tippie College of Business Full-time MBA Program, University of Iowa.