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Tennessee Wesleyan University will be launching the school’s third graduate program this coming May, a Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) degree. The education graduate degree is a unique program designed largely for “career changers.” The program welcomes applicants with undergraduate degrees in several education and non-education fields who would like to earn teaching credentials … Continue reading "TWU Launching Brand New Master of Arts in Teaching"
Elevated heart rate. Respiratory rate is elevated. Capillary refill is decreased and there is gastrointestinal illness. What happens next? While the average person may not know the next step, TWU Nursing students are well prepared, thanks in part to the brand new Simulation Center at the TWU-Fort Sanders School of Nursing at the University’s west … Continue reading "Nursing Simulation Center Provides Unique Training Opportunities, Open House February 13"
The Business departments of Tennessee Wesleyan University (TWU) and Cleveland State Community College (CSCC) signed a new agreement this week, creating an accelerated process for students to achieve their bachelor’s degree in management. The agreement allows students who complete Cleveland State’s Advance Business program to seamlessly transition into TWU’s Management Excellence (ME) program. Both programs … Continue reading "Cleveland State and Tennessee Wesleyan Sign New Business School Agreement"
Tennessee Wesleyan announced the expansion of the Engineering Science dual degree program, following the addition of University of Tennessee-Knoxville as a partner institution. UTK and Tennessee Tech now stand as the two options for TWU students looking to complete the dual degree program. The 2+2 program allows students to complete their first two years of … Continue reading "TWU Adding Options in Engineering Science Dual Degree Program"
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"
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"
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"
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"