The Goodfriend School of Business has recently taken a number of trips outside East Tennessee, introducing TWU students to various businesses and entrepreneurs throughout the country. One such trip was dubbed The Inspire Tour, led by TWU professor Anne Montgomery. The two-day trip included female entrepreneurship students, connecting them with female entrepreneurs in the city … Continue reading "Female Entrepreneurship Students Take The Inspire Tour"
Dr. Hai Nguyen, Assistant Professor of Physics at Tennessee Wesleyan University, was recently published in the American Journal of Physics (AJP) for his research into the dynamics of student’s and instructor’s epistemic framing while solving problems in advanced physics classes. “The AJP is one of the most prestigious physics journals in the United States and … Continue reading "Dr. Nguyen published in American Journal of Physics"
The Tennessee Wesleyan University students, faculty and staff participated in the annual Day of Service, Thursday, completing service projects throughout the community. The 9th annual Day of Service is a product of TWU’s ongoing commitment to service learning for the entire TWU family. 306 members of the TWU community joined for the service day, working … Continue reading "TWU Holds 9th Annual Day of Service"
Following the acquisition of Hiwassee College’s Dental Hygiene program this past spring, TWU is expediting the process of moving the program from Madisonville to Athens. TWU has completed an agreement to lease the former McSpadden Furniture building on White Street, and renovations are already underway to turn the space into a state-of-the-art location for Wesleyan’s … Continue reading "Dental Hygiene Ready to Make Move to Athens"
Tennessee Wesleyan University welcomed five new members of the Board of Trustees this fall. The Board is tasked with leading the institution to accomplish its mission. Joining the Board in 2019: Rev. Chris Black – Provisional Elder of the Holston Conference of the United Methodist Church Alan Guy – Former President/CEO of Covenant/Ft. Sanders Health … Continue reading "TWU Announces 2019 Additions to Board of Trustees"
Class of 2019 alumna Rachel Holbrook is one of the first TWU graduates to earn the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Creative Writing. During the summer she was selected to attend the Appalachian Writers’ Workshop at Hindman Settlement School, one of the South’s premier gatherings of writers. Dr. Kristin Robertson caught up with Rachel … Continue reading "Recent TWU Grad Attends Appalachian Writers’ Workshop"
Late this past summer, Tennessee Wesleyan University hosted 19 high school students from Athens’ sister city, Isahaya, Japan. The newly launched partnership, the Chinzei Gakuin TWU Language and Culture Program, is directed by Dr. Betty Ruleman, TWU English Professor and Coordinator of the Study Abroad program. The Japanese students were hosted on the TWU campus … Continue reading "Tennessee Wesleyan hosts 19 Japanese students for two-week culture program"
Tennessee Wesleyan University will host a lunch and listen event promoting the Japanese Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program, September 24 at 12 p.m. in Sullins Board Room. JET is a highly competitive program operated by the Japanese State Department, which allows college graduates of any age the opportunity to teach and work in Japan. This … Continue reading "TWU to Host JET Program Recruiting Event"
This week, on the heels of Tennessee Wesleyan’s record enrollment and retention numbers, U.S. News & World Report released their annual Best Colleges Rankings. Wesleyan performed highly in the 35th edition of the rankings, coming in at #16 for both Regional Colleges South and Best Value Schools. One of three Tennessee schools landing in the top … Continue reading "U.S. News & World Report recognize TWU as top in region"
As campus returned to normal after summer break, there was a noticeable difference for returning students, faculty and staff – it felt just a little fuller. The reason? Record enrollment. 1,142 students (to be exact) fill the dining hall, sidewalks and classrooms for a 12.5 percent increase over fall 2018 enrollment. TWU welcomed more than … Continue reading "Tennessee Wesleyan University Experiences Enrollment Increases Across the Board"