Eleven students, dually enrolled at their high schools and at Freed-Hardeman University, will receive their high school diplomas and their Associate of Arts degrees this spring. The group began taking college courses in Fall 2019 when they were high school sophomores to jumpstart their academic careers.
Approximately 350 Freed-Hardeman University students received degrees Saturday morning, May 14, at the school’s spring commencement. In addition to baccalaureate and graduate degrees, 11 high school students enrolled in the university’s early admission program were awarded Associate in Arts degrees.
Freed-Hardeman University honored a former member of the FHU Lions baseball team by naming a deck at Five Wells Field in his memory, April 9, 2022. Daniel Wallace, better known as D-Wall, pitched for the Lions 2012-2014. A member of the Brownsville Police Department, he died Aug. 21, 2021, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital after an on-duty medical emergency.
Freed-Hardeman University President David R. Shannon has announced the addition of Dr. Bruce McLarty as minister-in-residence for the 2022-23 academic year. McLarty will teach graduate Bible courses; mentor faculty and students; speak to various classes and clubs; serve on the chapel and lectureship committees; and consult with elderships, ministers and churches. Additionally, he will serve as an ambassador for the FHU College of Biblical Studies and the university.
Quarterback Kurt Warner, winner of Super Bowl XXXIV, will speak at the 58th Annual Freed-Hardeman University Benefit Dinner Friday night, Dec. 2, 2022, to raise funds for student scholarships, according to FHU President David R. Shannon.
The Tennessee Department of Education last year awarded Freed-Hardeman University and the Fayette County School District a $100,000 Grow Your Own grant to increase the number of teachers with licensure in English as a Second Language. In late April Tennessee Commissioner of Education Dr. Penny Schwinn visited Oakland Elementary School in Fayette County to meet with students in the GYO program.
A newly formed data analytics team from the Freed-Hardeman University College of Business won one of the three top prizes in its first intercollegiate competition.
Ted H. Williams, vice-chairman and chief executive officer of TriStar Bank in Dickson, Tennessee, will address Freed-Hardeman University graduates May 14, 2022, at commencement exercises in Loyd Auditorium. He is also chairman of the FHU Board of Trustees.
As Freed-Hardeman University is announcing a teach-out plan for students currently seeking a bachelor’s degree at FHU/Dickson, the university has contracted leading luxury real estate auction marketing firm J.P. King to auction the iconic Renaissance Center in Dickson, Tennessee.
Mr. and Miss Freed-Hardeman University for the 2021-22 school year were announced, Thursday, April 14, during a special chapel program. CeCe Spencer, Martin, Tennessee, and John Allen Thomas of Columbia, Tennessee, according to popular vote, represent the ideal FHU students.
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