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    The last amen clung to the treetops, and the still night air held its breath for just a moment before a murmur of voices swelled to fill the commons. I exhaled with the night sky. This was the antithesis...

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    Just six months ago, Freed-Hardeman University was forced to bring an early end to its 150th year celebration.  As the Covid-19 pandemic swept across the nation, faculty, staff, and students were unsure...

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    Is the libertarianism a political philosophy that can be reconciled with Christianity? Does the Libertarian Party's platform provide a good third-party option for Christians who consider themselves libertarians?

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    *Please note: This is Part Two of a two part series.  Part One can be found here.* Since the beginning of Adopt-A-Family the McKnights and the Vires families have been influential for a host of players.  The...

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    As the oldest major league sport in America and Canada, baseball has influenced American culture since it began in 1876. The spherical shape of the ball even influenced the design of the M67 hand grenade...

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  • FHU to Honor 2020 Graduates

    Nov 20, 2020

    ​ Freed-Hardeman University will honor 2020 spring and winter graduates at separate ceremonies Saturday, Nov. 21, in Loyd Auditorium.

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  • FHU Teacher Prep Program Lauded For Strong Training in Classroom Management

    Nov 02, 2020

    The National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ), a nonpartisan, not-for-profit research and policy organization, has named Freed-Hardeman University’s graduate elementary teacher preparation program among the top in the country for strong training in classroom management strategies.

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  • Faced with Pandemic, FHU Revamps Traditional Lectureship

    Oct 29, 2020

    For 85 years Freed-Hardeman University has hosted the Annual Bible Lectureship, bringing thousands of attendees to Henderson for a spiritual feast. Faced with the pandemic, lectureship leadership has been forced to re-vision the event scheduled for Feb. 7-11, 2021.

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  • FHU Theatre Brings “Little Shop of Horrors” to Stage

    Oct 23, 2020

    Presenting live theatre during a pandemic presents unique challenges, according to Dr. Cliff Thompson, Freed-Hardeman University director of theatre. At a time when live theatre is almost non-existent, FHU is currently rehearsing for the Nov. 5-7, 2020, production of “Little Shop of Horrors,” a musical spoof on 1950s sci-fi and monster movies.

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  • FHU Class Selling David Shannon Masks to Help Perkins Center

    Oct 22, 2020

    Anybody seen David Shannon lately? Perhaps you’ve seen a hundred or more folks on campus or in Henderson who bear an eerie resemblance to the president of Freed-Hardeman University.

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  • FHU Cancels Annual Homecoming

    Sep 18, 2020

    Freed-Hardeman University has announced the cancellation of Homecoming festivities for 2020. Due to COVID-19 concerns, the traditional event, scheduled for Nov. 6-8, has been called off for the first time in more than 65 years.

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  • FHU Momentum Continues through Strong U.S. News Rankings

    Sep 14, 2020

    Building on the momentum of two years of record enrollment, Freed-Hardeman University has again received strong rankings from U.S. News & World Report. FHU is included in the top one-third of Regional Universities in the South and eighth in Best Value Schools in the organization’s 2021 Best Colleges report.

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  • Committee Selects Two for FHU Sports Hall of Fame Induction

    Sep 03, 2020

    The selection committee for Freed-Hardeman University’s Sports Hall of Fame has chosen two athletes for the 2020 class. Jim Carter, Lion first baseman from 1995 to 1997, and Haley Newby McRady, All-American Lady Lion basketball player who graduated in 2015. The official induction is tentatively scheduled for Nov. 14 during Homecoming weekend.

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  • FHU Honors Mr. and Miss FHU 2020

    Aug 25, 2020

    Freed-Hardeman University celebrated the 2020 Mr. and Miss FHU, Katie Morris and Kenneth Moore, Saturday, Aug. 22, in a ceremony in Chapel Hall. The event was delayed because of COVID-19 and the subsequent early end of the spring semester.

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  • FHU Smashes Enrollment Records Again

    Aug 20, 2020

    In the midst of a pandemic, Freed-Hardeman University has again set enrollment records. Total headcount for Fall 2020 stands at 2,188 students, with 1,727 of those being undergraduates. Both are all-time highs.

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