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  • Former FHU President E. Claude Gardner Dies, Funeral Saturday

    Jan 04, 2018

    Dr. E. Claude Gardner, 13th president of Freed-Hardeman University, died Sunday afternoon, Dec. 31, 2017, in Jackson, Tennessee. He would have celebrated his 93rd birthday Jan. 16, 2018.

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  • FHU Commencement Exercises Set for Dec. 15

    Dec 12, 2017

    Freed-Hardeman University’s fall commencement ceremony will be in Loyd Auditorium, Friday, Dec. 15, at 6:00pm. More than 100 students are expected to receive diplomas.

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  • FHU Live Ignites Global Conversation in Inaugural Broadcast

    Dec 05, 2017

    FHU Live: A Global Conversation with President David Shannon broadcast its inaugural program at Freed-Hardeman University Monday, Nov. 6, from the Hope-Barber Shull Academic Resource Center.

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  • FHU Benefit Dinner Continues Tradition of Success

    Dec 05, 2017

    The 2017 benefit dinner at Freed-Hardeman University Friday night, Dec. 1, 2017, generated more than $1.3 million for scholarships at FHU. The event featured Tim Tebow, Heisman trophy winner, professional football player and football analyst for the SEC network. This marked the 18th consecutive year the FHU benefit has raised more than $1 million.

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  • Limited Seating Still Available at FHU’s Annual Benefit Dinner

    Nov 28, 2017

    Limited seating remains available for Freed-Hardeman University’s Annual Benefit Dinner set for Friday night, Dec. 1, 2017, according to Dave Clouse, FHU vice president for community engagement. He, however, still fully expects the event to reach its $1.5 million goal for scholarships at FHU.

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  • Professional Organization Honors Retired FHU Professor

    Nov 28, 2017

    The Tennessee Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (TAHPERD) honored Dr. Tony Kirk, Freed-Hardeman University professor emeritus in the Department of Biological, Physical and Human Sciences, at its 2017 convention in Murfreesboro. The association presented him with the Life Fellow Award.

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  • FHU Graduate Interns at White House

    Nov 20, 2017

    Brandon Gosselin, May 2017 baccalaureate honors graduate in business, spent his summer interning in the White House as an agency liaison. His duties included reading, sorting and coding incoming mail, reviewing responses from federal agencies and working the White House comment line.

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  • Sewells Establish Fund to Assist FHU Choral Program

    Nov 17, 2017

    Dr. Milton and Mrs. Laurel Sewell have established a fund to assist the choral program at Freed-Hardeman University. The Laurel Shannon Sewell Choral Fund has been established in memory of her parents, Paul and Dalphine Shannon.

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  • FHU Crowns 2017 Homecoming Queen and King

    Nov 13, 2017

    Freed-Hardeman University crowned its 2017 Homecoming Queen and King Saturday, Nov. 11, at half-time of the Lady Lion basketball game. Sutherland Shrader, a senior from Columbia, Tennessee, and Richard Turner, a senior from Oak Ridge, Tennessee, received the honors.

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  • Work of FHU Art Professor on Display at Atlanta Exhibit

    Nov 13, 2017

    The work of a Freed-Hardeman University art professor is currently being shown at an Atlanta printmaking exhibit. Laquita Thomson’s “Trumpet Vine,” a reduction linocut, is on display at the Abernathy Arts Center. The show, “Pressing Matters VIII,” opened Nov. 4 and will hang until Dec. 8.

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