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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"
By Kinsley Vincent I was originally recruited at Tennessee Wesleyan University to play golf. I was fortunate to be able to travel as a freshman, which is a high honor in collegiate sports. I have spent four years traveling with the TWU golf team. I have had opportunities to travel all over the southeast and … Continue reading "Being a Bulldog student athlete"
By Amber Lingerfelt Four years. Four years is the average amount of time that a student will spend obtaining a degree in college. I would argue that these four years are some of the most transformative and beneficial for development of the individual. From 0-4 years of age, you learn to walk, talk, and laugh. … Continue reading "Be involved on campus!"
By Linda Ziegler Last week during my normal visit to the student center, I stopped at J.Wesley’s to enjoy some scrumptious mozzarella sticks prepared by Monica (by the way, she makes an awesome Philly cheese steak) when a young man sat down at a table across from me. There were only a few students in … Continue reading "Being part of a close-knit campus community"