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August 9 Proclaimed International Coworking Day at The LITE House

The Tennessee Wesleyan Goodfriend School of Business celebrated the proclamation of International Coworking Day, Friday, with a ceremony at The LITE House. Friday’s event featured the proclamation by Athens City Manager, C. Seth Sumner, who was joined in attendance by McMinn County Mayor John Gentry and TWU President Dr. Harley Knowles. The LITE House, located … Continue reading "August 9 Proclaimed International Coworking Day at The LITE House"

Current students react to support from Holston Foundation and other donors

Friday, May 3, 2019, Tennessee Wesleyan University announced its acquisition of Hiwassee College’s dental hygiene program. While the program is still officially awaiting approval from the University’s regional accrediting agency, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), current students are happy and relieved. Isabella Wagner, a rising senior, shared emotions similar … Continue reading "Current students react to support from Holston Foundation and other donors"

University acquires Hiwassee College dental hygiene program

As Tennessee Wesleyan prepares to celebrate the graduating class of 2019, the University now welcomes a new group of students with the acquisition of Hiwassee College’s (HC) dental hygiene program. Following the College’s closure announcement, TWU quickly began discussions with HC administration and faculty on how the school could support this program and the 15 … Continue reading "University acquires Hiwassee College dental hygiene program"

Master of Occupational Therapy granted Candidacy Status

A journey two years in the making crossed another major bridge on April 16, 2019. Late in the afternoon, the University received notification from the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) that the Master of Occupational Therapy program had been granted Candidacy Status. To be granted Candidacy Status, the University had to prove that … Continue reading "Master of Occupational Therapy granted Candidacy Status"

Tennessee Wesleyan University to host Spring Commencement activities

Tennessee Wesleyan University will host a variety of commencement activities this week, concluding with the 162 Spring Commencement on Saturday, May 4 at 9 a.m. Events begin Thursday with the nursing pinning ceremony and blessing of hands in Knoxville. Here, faculty present graduating students with their nursing pin – officially welcoming them into the nursing … Continue reading "Tennessee Wesleyan University to host Spring Commencement activities"

University creates Hiwassee College-specific transfer policy

Following Hiwassee College’s (HC) closure announcement on March 28, 2019, Tennessee Wesleyan president, Dr. Harley Knowles, released a statement of support to the entire HC family. In his statement, President Knowles indicated that University administrators were already working on a policy that would help ease the transfer transition for current Hiwassee students. The agreement, created … Continue reading "University creates Hiwassee College-specific transfer policy"