As a part of this year’s homecoming festivities,  Truett McConnell University (TMU) unveiled two paintings in the Miller building by artist and alumnus Jeff McGhee (class of 1986) on Saturday, November 10th.

The two paintings have been given to TMU by his family in memory of the late alum who passed away at the age of 57 in 2014.

“McGhee loved Truett McConnell and it was always a special place to him,” said Dr. John Yarbrough, Director of Alumni Relations & Public Policy. “He never really left Truett McConnell and would return as often as possible. His arts and prints have been displayed and sold in galleries as well as the many commercial art projects he produced.”

McGhee’s creativity and talent were called on for printed material, marketing resources and even murals. The mural art in the original Little People’s Hospital in Cleveland was done by Jeff.

“Truett McConnell is honored to receive the gift of his paintings and they will be displayed to encourage today’s students to follow the Truett tradition of service, creativity and achievement,” Yarbrough said.


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