Dr. C.J. Vires, FHU vice president for academics and provost, presented the Faculty Scholarship-Leadership Medal to Isabel Harris at commencement exercises May 18. She graduated summa cum laude, earning a Bachelor of Science in mathematics. Multiple faculty members described her as “one of the finest students they have had the opportunity to teach,” Vires said
Isabel Harris, a senior mathematics major at Freed-Hardeman University, has been awarded an H.Y. Benedict Fellowship by the national college honor society Alpha Chi. Harris will use the fellowship this fall to pursue a doctorate in mathematics at Auburn University.
Approximately 50 Freed-Hardeman University nursing students will participate in pinning ceremonies May 16 and 17 in Dickson and Henderson, respectively. They will receive their Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees May 18 during commencement exercises.
Freed-Hardeman will be one of nine sites hosting the opening round of the 2019 NAIA Baseball National Tournament May 13-15, the league announced Wednesday. The university joins Cumberlands (Kentucky), Faulkner (Alabama), Georgia Gwinnett, LSU Shreveport (Louisiana), Middle Georgia State, St. Thomas (Florida), Kingsport (Tennessee) and Westmont (California) as the host sites.
More than 500 persons gathered in Freed-Hardeman University’s Brewer Sports Center Saturday evening, April 27, to hear Paul Finebaum, a leading voice for sports coverage in the Southeast. Proceeds from the dinner benefit intercollegiate athletics at FHU.
The National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) has reviewed the undergraduate family science program at Freed-Hardeman University. Recognition as an NCFR CFLE-approved program has been reaffirmed, indicating FHU offers coursework which covers content required for the Certified Family Life Education (CFLE) designation.
Dr. Phil Oldham, president of Tennessee Tech University, will deliver the graduation address at Freed-Hardeman University Saturday, May 18, at 10:00am in Loyd Auditorium. Oldham, the son of the late Reeder and June Oldham, grew up in Henderson as a part of the FHU family. He is an alumnus of Freed-Hardeman and a former member of the university’s Board of Trustees.
Ladies of all ages are invited to the 17th annual Victorian Tea Party hosted by the Freed-Hardeman University Associates to raise funds for scholarships. Tea will be served May 4, noon to 4:00pm, at the Henderson Church of Christ, 240 White Avenue in Henderson.
Freed-Hardeman President David Shannon has announced that Chester County High School boys’ basketball coach and former Freed-Hardeman assistant Drew Stutts will take over the FHU men’s basketball program as its new head coach.
Henderson, Tennessee (April 16, 2019)—Fifteen Freed-Hardeman University students have been inducted into Alpha Chi National Honor Scholarship Society this semester. Membership is by invitation only to juniors and seniors who have a minimum grade point average of 3.75 on at least 80 credit hours.
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