Tennessee Wesleyan University held commencement activities the weekend of May 4-6, with 199 graduates joining the ranks of Bulldog alumni. The celebration began Thursday, May 4 with the Nurse Pinning Ceremony at Cokesbury United Methodist Church in Knoxville. The nursing students received their pins during the ceremony that featured student speaker Virginia Dionne. On the … Continue reading "Tennessee Wesleyan University graduates 199 at 160th Spring Commencement"
Tennessee Wesleyan alumnus Jim Mosher ’67 has issued a $100,000 matching gift challenge to raise money for the Mosher Center for Student Success on campus. During the Bulldog Challenge, now through June 30, Mosher will match gifts up to a total of $100,000 to help double the impact of the funds. “It’s a way to … Continue reading "TWU alumnus Jim Mosher ‘67 issues $100,000 matching challenge"
A new exhibit by Elizabeth Grater, entitled “Elizabeth Grater: A Retrospective” will open May 12 at the Muriel S. Mayfield Gallery at Reece Hall on the Tennessee Wesleyan University campus. An opening reception will be held from 5:30-7:00 p.m. on May 12. Grater has been involved with art for her entire life, beginning when she … Continue reading "“Elizabeth Grater: A Retrospective” to open at Muriel S. Mayfield Gallery at Reece Hall"
By Holly Vetter For my last blog here at Tennessee Wesleyan, I thought it was only fitting to write about graduation. It’s your senior year. You’ve turned in the last assignment, have taken the last test, and have walked out of the classroom for the last time of your undergraduate career. It’s a very bittersweet … Continue reading "The end of one chapter…"
By Amber Lingerfelt Summertime: the sun is brighter, the birds sing louder, and the grass is greener. Summertime brings lazy days and golden rays for all, and a feeling of accomplishment for those college students who have just turned in their last assignments and are ready for a refreshing and relaxing break. For incoming students, … Continue reading "Get excited for Orientation!"
By Melody Hoffman Hello, everyone! In this blog, I would like to share some of my experiences while volunteering with the Love Thy Neighbor Project at Tennessee Wesleyan. I began volunteering with the Love Thy Neighbor Project during my first year of college at TWU, when my Freshman Experience class required us to earn five … Continue reading "Volunteering with the TWU Love Thy Neighbor Project"
By Holly Vetter Tennessee Wesleyan’s clubs and organizations are great for a number of reasons. They produce a commonality that can be shared with groups of fellow students and help students develop friendships through common interests. In addition, most of the organizations offer various community service projects to get students involved in the surrounding area, … Continue reading "On the road with Sigma Tau Delta"
By Amber Lingerfelt All students know the struggle of studying. I have observed (and been) some of the following types of studiers: The Crammer, The “What test?” Thinker, The Organizer, and The Over-Achiever Who Actually Aces Every Test We all have different approaches to studying. Ultimately, you have to find what works for you! I’d … Continue reading "Prep like a pro for test day"
By Melody Hoffman Hi, everyone! This blog is going to be a bit of a follow-up to my previous blog about classes and credit hours. If you are new to TWU and trying to figure out which subjects you want to study, then this blog is for you! In this blog, I’m going to explain … Continue reading "Majors, minors and emphases, oh my!"
By Caitlin Dowell I am currently a communication studies major at Tennessee Wesleyan University. TV production is a required class that all communication studies majors must take at TWU. My major always requires me to be hands-on and learn things very quickly by experience. One of the most challenging, but fun, opportunities that this TV … Continue reading "Making my first film with TV production"