Tennessee Wesleyan experiences empower senior in his pursuit to help others Volunteers often say they benefit more from their efforts than the people they’re helping. Todd Cox is no different. As he prepares to graduate from Tennessee Wesleyan University in May, Cox specifically recalled one of several times he managed an AmeriCorps VISTA mobile food … Continue reading "Making a care-full career choice"
Athletic director Donny Mayfield did not have to search far for his new head men’s basketball coach. Mayfield announced Monday morning he is handing the keys to the men’s basketball program at Tennessee Wesleyan University over to associate head coach Ray Stone. “When I sat there and thought about which direction to go with the men’s … Continue reading "RAY STONE CHOSEN AS NEXT HEAD MEN’S BASKETBALL COACH"
Tennessee Wesleyan senior positioned to better people’s mental health Antonia Martin knows the nation will recognize May 2018 as Mental Health Month. But the graduating Tennessee Wesleyan University senior also realizes it’s going to take more than 31 days of awareness activities to address the needs of people’s overall health and well-being. This is why … Continue reading "‘I found my passion in social work at TWU’"
Solid TWU education lines up senior math education major for success It’s no secret that elementary, middle and high schools seek highly qualified teachers in the priority areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. This STEM reality wasn’t enough for Dakota Stone. The Tennessee Wesleyan University senior from Tellico Plains, Tennessee, knew TWU would provide … Continue reading "Mastering the full count figuratively and literally"
Thanks to a dedicated committee of students, led by biology faculty member Dr. Alex Pilote and Director of Facilities Management Mike Ingram, Tennessee Wesleyan has earned the 2017 Tree Campus USA recognition. On Thursday, April 5 the TWU campus and Athens communities will come together to celebrate this honor. Please join us on the Quad … Continue reading "TWU receives annual Arbor Day recognition"
February 15-19, four dignitaries from Nagasaki Wesleyan University visited TWU as a delegation intended to reestablish close connections between Nagasaki Wesleyan University and Tennessee Wesleyan University as well as between Isahaya, Japan, and Athens, Tennessee. Nagasaki was founded by a graduate of Tennessee Wesleyan, the Reverend C.S. Long, in 1880. The universities established a “sister … Continue reading "Sister schools reunite, pledge to grow relationship"
Students in the Goodfriend School of Business are looking for real-world experiences and an opportunity to network with industry professionals. Dr. Robert Goodfriend agrees, and in fact, he said the very same thing to his college professors. Goodfriend is dedicated to helping TWU students receive that type of experiential learning. On Tuesday, March 20, 2018, … Continue reading "Leading with perspective"
New ticket accelerates admission into TWU’s respected nursing program Time was on the side of nearly 35 candidates interviewing for admission to the Tennessee Wesleyan University-Fort Sanders Nursing program. That, and the hard work they already had put into their pre-nursing courses. After completing their interviews, these select students received the program’s first-ever “golden tickets” … Continue reading "Motivated nursing students strike gold"
Tennessee Wesleyan University is expanding its focus on serving students who have served in the military. TWU has received a grant through the Veteran Reconnect program administered by the State of Tennessee, established a Veterans Services Office, and earned a 2018 Military Friendly School Designation from G.I. Jobs. TWU President Dr. Harley Knowles said this … Continue reading "TWU expands services for military veteran students"
For 17 days, elite athletes from around the world come together and compete in some of the most challenging winter sports. The Olympics are always a unique opportunity to bring the world together in the name of friendly competition. As we enter the final days of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Peyongchang, we talked to … Continue reading "TWU students share Olympic predictions"