Browns Share Tips for Success

Nov 28, 2018

Seven Freed-Hardeman University students, all members of the Brown Legacy Research Team, and faculty advisor Brandon Lanciloti traveled to Atlanta this fall to interview major university donors, John and Rosemary Brown. Students were seeking to learn more about the Browns’ success and their contributions to the university.

Tarbet Bible Unveiling

Nov 15, 2018

Long-time minister David Tarbet and his wife Paula have placed on loan to FHU a 1522 Erasmus New Testament, third edition, and two Paraphrases (commentaries) by Erasmus. The Tarbets were recognized for their generosity during the Graduate Theology Research Symposium Nov. 2, 2018.

FHU Clayton Investment Team Celebrates 10 Years

Nov 02, 2018

Freed-Hardeman University business majors, both past and present, celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Clayton Investment Team last fall. More than half of the investment team’s alumni returned to FHU’s campus to attend the reunion, which included an evening reception and program, a panel discussion with alumni and current students and the opportunity for alumni to observe a financial strategy meeting with current members of the team.

Alumination Day

Oct 19, 2018

Freed-Hardeman University’s first Alumination Day in September offered alumni the opportunity to return to campus to inspire current students. FHU President David Shannon suggested the event early in his tenure.

The day was filled with a campus tour, luncheon and visits from alumni in many classes across various disciplines. During the luncheon, Shannon applauded alumni for returning to FHU to invest in students. “Today, you are Freed-Hardeman and are part of what makes us who we are. It is important for us to stay connected and together,” he said. “Thank you to our excellent faculty for inviting alumni back to the classrooms to illuminate the minds and imaginations of current students.”

Virtual Reality

Oct 18, 2018

Four Freed-Hardeman University computer science majors and their instructor designed a virtual reality game that takes fun to new heights.

Doctoral Dissertation Shelvings

Jun 29, 2017

Candidates for the Doctor of Education presented copies of their dissertations to Hope Barber Shull Academic Resource Center. Writing and defending the dissertations complete the requirements for the doctoral degree.



FHU's Doctoral Graduate Excels in Turning Schools Around

Jul 20, 2016
Educator Antonio Burt is one of four inaugural graduates of Freed-Hardeman University's Doctor of Education program. Burt has worked in Memphis City and Shelby County Schools, where he focused on improving academic performance in struggling schools. He now provides instructional and leadership coaching to the lowest-performing schools in the district as the director of school transformation in Pinellas County, Florida.

FHU Professor Ralph Gilmore Prepares for Debate

Jul 06, 2016
Professor of Bible and philosophy Dr. Ralph Gilmore will participate in a debate hosted by the Warren Christian Apologetics Center, in conjunction with Buckeyes for Christ at The Ohio State University Tuesday, Sept. 27. Gilmore will debate Dr. Alex Rosenberg, author and Duke professor. "Is God a Moral Monster?" will be the question debated.

Hope's ARC at FHU Builds on Dreams

Jun 24, 2016
The FHU family gathered April 8, 2016, to celebrate the realization of a beloved librarian's dream and thank John and Rosemary Brown and other donors, as the Hope Barber Shull Academic Resource Center was dedicated.

Pinning Ceremony

Jun 22, 2016
The nursing pinning ceremony is a tradition dating back to the 1800s. Recognizing the accomplishments of graduates and their transition to the nursing profession, the ceremony is a time when participants receive a pin unique to the FHU nursing program that they may wear on their nursing uniforms. Additionally, as a demonstration of their commitment to the nursing profession and the well-being of those they will care for, they light their lamp and recite the Nightingale Pledge. Each 2016 graduate of FHU’s accredited nursing program had secured employment either before or within a week of graduation.

Sacrifices for His Word

Jun 21, 2016
After spending more than a decade building a collection of rare Bibles and other manuscripts, David and Paula Tarbet have chosen to give their collection to Freed-Hardeman.

Hope’s ARC Builds on Dreams

Jun 21, 2016
The FHU family celebrates the realization of a beloved librarian’s dream and thanks John and Rosemary Brown and other donors at the dedication of the Hope Barber Shull Academic Resource Center.

Illuminating the Word

Jun 21, 2016
Years ago, in the Medieval Ages, ancient biblical manuscripts contained detailed illuminations –colorful drawings that filled the pages and supplemented the text. As time has passed, fewer and fewer illuminated manuscripts are being published with exception of children’s Bible storybooks. Fortunately, the lack of detailed illustrations has not slowed down spiritual growth of Christians everywhere. Freed-Hardeman students, in particular, are excited about journaling in their Bibles.