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Visit to New York Stock Exchange helps classroom concepts come to life

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"

Tennessee Wesleyan University receives grant focused on improving student support services

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"

Tennessee Wesleyan University to host Spring Commencement activities

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"

With lesson learned, TWU senior’s career is taking shape

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"

Mastering the full count figuratively and literally

Solid TWU education lines up senior math education major for success It’s no secret that elementary, middle and high schools seek highly qualified teachers in the priority areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. This STEM reality wasn’t enough for Dakota Stone. The Tennessee Wesleyan University senior from Tellico Plains, Tennessee, knew TWU would provide … Continue reading "Mastering the full count figuratively and literally"

Leading with perspective

Students in the Goodfriend School of Business are looking for real-world experiences and an opportunity to network with industry professionals. Dr. Robert Goodfriend agrees, and in fact, he said the very same thing to his college professors. Goodfriend is dedicated to helping TWU students receive that type of experiential learning. On Tuesday, March 20, 2018, … Continue reading "Leading with perspective"