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Tennessee Wesleyan University Presents Annual Alumni Awards

Story by Ashley Copeland During this fall’s Homecoming festivities, Tennessee Wesleyan University hosted an Alumni Awards Dinner, honoring a trio of professionals for the achievements and civic contributions. Dr. Tommy Lee “Tom” Phillipsa graduate from the class of 1951, Dr. Phillips was named recipient of the J. Neal Ensminger Distinguished Alumnus Award. This award is … Continue reading "Tennessee Wesleyan University Presents Annual Alumni Awards"

Endowment honors more than years of service, it honors family.

Family. It seemed to be the theme of the night as Rev. Dr. Sam Roberts and his wife, Rev. Stella Roberts, were presented with a well-deserved early Christmas present. Dr. Roberts returned to Tennessee Wesleyan on Friday, December 8, 2017, as the speaker for the winter commencement ceremony. Prior to the event, former students, colleagues … Continue reading "Endowment honors more than years of service, it honors family."

TWU Professor Bill Watts establishes endowed scholarship fund

Tennessee Wesleyan University Professor Bill Watts remembers his father, Willard W. Watts, Sr. always taking time to spend time with his children. Regardless of what was happening in the world, Watts’ father put his children and family first. Watts’ father worked as a police officer, and took Watts camping one weekend, despite a major news … Continue reading "TWU Professor Bill Watts establishes endowed scholarship fund"

John “Thunder” Thornton named TWU 2016 Distinguished Entrepreneur

John “Thunder” Thornton was named the recipient of Tennessee Wesleyan University’s 2016 Distinguished Entrepreneur Award on Tuesday, Nov. 8. Thornton is the third recipient of this award, presented annually by the TWU business administration department. TWU Board of Trustees Chairman Allen Carter introduced Thornton and presented this year’s award. “To have my name alongside Claire … Continue reading "John “Thunder” Thornton named TWU 2016 Distinguished Entrepreneur"

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