Burdettes ensure TWU students have opportunities to see the world With his loving wife, Jill, by his side, Dick Burdette spent his nearly 40-year career at United Airlines helping people to see the world. This commitment has continued into retirement for the 1966 Tennessee Wesleyan University graduate. He and Jill, who also attended TWU, have … Continue reading "Transformation is air apparent"
Three outstanding alumni will be recognized at the University’s annual Alumni Awards Banquet on Saturday, November 10 during Homecoming celebrations. Current TWU communications students have helped to share their stories to announce the winners. Tennessee Wesleyan University Recognizes Dr. J. Price Foster Dr. J. Price Foster honored with TWU Distinguished Alumni Award at Homecoming 2018 … Continue reading "University recognizes outstanding alumni during annual celebration"
On Monday, October 29, 14 students and faculty from Tennessee Wesleyan University’s Goodfriend School of Business visited the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) for the second consecutive year. The students who took part in the trip are in the financial investments course, taught by Sandy Maddox. Students in this course are … Continue reading "Visit to New York Stock Exchange helps classroom concepts come to life"
November 5, 2018 – East Tennessee artist Julie Belcher brings her artwork to Athens, Tennessee through an exhibit in the Muriel S. Mayfield Gallery. Belcher’s collection, “The Waltz,” features multiple pieces that dance together, creating a beautiful story of rural roots. Belcher’s story places her as an artist from Appalachia and a “dedicated handmade advocate.” … Continue reading "Julie Belcher artwork featured in latest exhibit at Tennessee Wesleyan University"
Tennessee Wesleyan Board of Trustees approve undergraduate tuition increase, University remains committed to helping make college affordable
Friday, November 2, 2018 – Tennessee Wesleyan University Board of Trustees voted to increase undergraduate tuition for the 2019-2020 academic year by just $600. The vote saw no opposition from the group of trustees who gathered on campus for the fall meeting. The slight increase shows the University’s commitment to providing a quality education without … Continue reading "Tennessee Wesleyan Board of Trustees approve undergraduate tuition increase, University remains committed to helping make college affordable"
‘Tis the season for our neighborhoods to light up with the warm glow of Christmas decorations and our homes to be filled with loved ones celebrating the many traditions of the season. Well maybe not quite yet, but the Tennessee Wesleyan University campus was filled with the spirit of Christmas as we welcomed Ms. Carol … Continue reading "Aebersold awarded 2018 Distinguished Entrepreneur of the Year"
246 Tennessee Wesleyan students gathered outside of Townsend Hall on Thursday morning, for the annual Day of Service group picture. This yearly event has become a beloved and honored tradition for students at TWU. For freshmen, it’s a rite of passage and an introduction to the heart of Wesleyan. This is a day that … Continue reading "University celebrates eighth annual Day of Service"
Coming off the news of being ranked one of the region’s best and a top value school, Tennessee Wesleyan received more great news that demonstrates the University’s dedication to student support and success. Wednesday, October 3, 2018, TWU administrators were provided official notification that the school is the most recent recipient of the Title III … Continue reading "Tennessee Wesleyan University receives grant focused on improving student support services"
U.S. News ranks Tennessee Wesleyan University among the region’s best, as well as a top value in annual list
It’s rankings season in higher education, and Tennessee Wesleyan University remains on two key lists: Best Regional Colleges South and Best Value Schools (Regional Colleges South). On September 10, U.S. News and World Report released their annual rankings of higher education institutions across the country. Each year, nearly 50 types of rankings and lists are … Continue reading "U.S. News ranks Tennessee Wesleyan University among the region’s best, as well as a top value in annual list"
For Will Nation, his new position as Coordinator of Veteran Services and Student Success Coach at Tennessee Wesleyan University is a homecoming in more ways than one. Will was a sophomore at TWU when the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks occurred. He had always had a desire to join the armed forces, but the attacks … Continue reading "A Homecoming for Tennessee Wesleyan University Coordinator of Veteran Services"