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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"
Thursday, March 28, 2019, a fellow United Methodist-affiliated institution, Hiwassee College made the difficult decision to close at the end of their spring semester. Upon notification of this announcement, our faculty and staff immediately began identifying ways Tennessee Wesleyan University could support their prospective and current student populations, as well as their alumni, during this … Continue reading "President Knowles addresses Hiwassee closure, sends message of support to students and families"
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"
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"
Tennessee Wesleyan University accepts applications for inaugural Master of Occupational Therapy class
University strives to meet the needs of the growing population Students interested in pursuing a graduate degree in the field of occupational therapy could begin their application process on July 18, 2018, through a centralized system from the American Occupational Therapy Association, and for the first time, prospective students found Tennessee Wesleyan University on that … Continue reading "Tennessee Wesleyan University accepts applications for inaugural Master of Occupational Therapy class"
It was a busy week on Tennessee Wesleyan’s main campus in Athens and at the nursing department it Knoxville. As most students wrapped up the academic year with final exams and saying, “see you next year,” 158 students prepared to close the chapter on their years at TWU. The University scheduled traditional events for graduating … Continue reading "Commencement activities conclude with conferring of degrees"
Tennessee Wesleyan experience meets and exceeds senior’s expectations Kasey Combs was looking for an undergraduate program that would prepare her for the “real world” and also challenge her as she studied for a health care-related career. She knew for a fact that Tennessee Wesleyan University could deliver on both requirements. Combs’s proof? Her mother, Stacy … Continue reading "Just what the physician assistant ordered"
Tennessee Wesleyan University will host a variety of commencement activities this week, concluding with the 161st Spring Commencement on Saturday, May 5 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"
Esparza sees physical therapy internship turn to a job offer before graduation There are reasons for the decisions that university professors make as they thoughtfully craft their coursework curriculum. The purpose of each required reading, research paper, pop quiz, group presentation and final test collectively contribute to the ultimate goals of students’ learning and pursuing … Continue reading "With lesson learned, TWU senior’s career is taking shape"
Tennessee Wesleyan experiences empower senior in his pursuit to help others Volunteers often say they benefit more from their efforts than the people they’re helping. Todd Cox is no different. As he prepares to graduate from Tennessee Wesleyan University in May, Cox specifically recalled one of several times he managed an AmeriCorps VISTA mobile food … Continue reading "Making a care-full career choice"