This past Friday, together with the Athens Chamber of Commerce, the Tennessee Wesleyan Goodfriend School of Business celebrated the opening of The LITE House near the campus of TWU. The LITE House, short for Leading Innovators to Excel, brings together community members, including various government agencies in Athens and McMinn County, private donors, state and … Continue reading "Community Gathers for The LITE House Grand Opening"
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"
Friday, July 26 – While on vacation in Charleston, South Carolina, two Tennessee Wesleyan University students were involved in a serious car accident. The students’ vehicle was struck by a driver who was fleeing from police in a stolen vehicle. Kyle Blassingame, a senior class leader and student-athlete, was critically injured and taken to an … Continue reading "University provides statement on injured TWU students"
Blake McCaslin is headed back to his alma mater, having been named the new Assistant Vice President for Advancement at Tennessee Wesleyan University. McCaslin most recently served as Director of Business Development for Starr Regional Medical Center in Athens and Etowah. A 2000 graduate of Tennessee Wesleyan, McCaslin worked at TWU as Alumni Technology Coordinator, … Continue reading "Blake McCaslin to Head TWU Advancement"
The Bachelor of Social Work program at Tennessee Wesleyan University joined an elite group of Tennessee programs earlier this summer, receiving accreditation during the June meeting of the Commission on Accreditation (COA) of the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). The accreditation is an important leap forward for the TWU undergraduate program. “Having an accredited … Continue reading "TWU Social Work Program Earns Accreditation"
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"
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"
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 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"
On December 31, 2018, Tennessee Wesleyan University received the last check for the Proud Heritage, Strong Future campaign surpassing the original goal to raise $16 million. The public phase of the campaign began in April 2015 and set out to improve the campus experience for current and future students by honoring the rich history. Co-chairs … Continue reading "Proud Heritage, Strong Future campaign wraps up"