My time at Carson-Newman shaped my life. It gave me a community in which I was able to question, shape, and strengthen my faith. Without my time at Carson-Newman, the professors who molded me, and the community that grew me, I would never be as confident in my walk with Christ and my knowledge of the Christian faith as I am today.Muriel Kimbrough / 2017 / Religion
President-Student Swap Day raises over $7,000 for scholarship, BOOST program
Carson-Newman President Randall O’Brien and senior Analyn Borthick share a laugh before starting their new roles for “Trading Places: President-Student Swap Day."
Carson-Newman’s recent “Trading Places: President-Student Swap Day,” saw students raise over $7,000 in just a few days. Sponsored by the University’s Mortar Board honor society chapter, the event’s funds with go toward both an endowed scholarship as well as helping support BOOST, an afterschool program for children of Jefferson County and coordinated through Carson-Newman’s Bonner Center.
The “swap day” allowed senior Analyn Borthick to be Carson-Newman’s president for the day, while President Randall O’Brien agreed to take on the schedule of a student.
The unique event grabbed the attention of several area media. Click on the news outlet below to view.