Alumna Volunteer of the Year: Christy Nickisch-Hummel ’94

Chrisy Nickisch-HummelSince graduating in 1994, Christy has worked to spread the mission of Covenant College across the nation. She has spoken during Covenant College Sunday for many years and has brought students to visit from where her family has lived. Her enthusiasm for the College has been seen in Alaska, Maryland, Ohio, Texas, and Arkansas.


Christy’s life is aligned with the mission of Covenant. She is married to fellow alumnus Brad Hummel ’95, and they have three children. Their oldest daughter, McKinzie, is a member of the Class of 2019.


Six years ago, Marshall ’08 and Katherine Whitmire Teague ’06 thought they would spend the rest of their lives in Oregon. Today they live on Lookout Mountain, where they operate a sustainable farm called EdenThistle.

Covenant College

Covenant alumni Jake Groenendyk, Alex Weir, & Bryan Zumbach reflect on what they’ve learned during their first year away from Covenant in a recent Bagpipe article.

95% of alumni are active members or regular attenders of a local church

Visit the new distinctives site to explore a set of fast facts that help define the unique experience and value that a Covenant College education provides.
Dr. Hans Madueme, assistant professor of theological studies, delivered the 2016 Homecoming faculty lecture on Sept. 17.