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Visit the dedicated COVID-19 webpage, which provides information on campus services, offices, and more. Update: March 23, 2020 In compliance with Executive Order 17 from Gov. Lee and in our best effort to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus, Tennessee Wesleyan will be practicing several new safety precautions. In addition to our classes moving … Continue reading "University provides statement on Coronavirus (COVID-19)"
The Athens community and friends of Tennessee Wesleyan are invited to join the University for an open house at Miller Hall, the newly renovated home of the Dental Hygiene program and clinic. The event, which will be held March 10 from 4-6 p.m., will provide multiple ways to learn about the new facility, including tours … Continue reading "Dental Hygiene Open House Scheduled for March 10"
The TWU Athens campus welcomed Rod Cate for a special visit and talk, last week, centered around his book, Get Back Up. Cate suffered a devastating football injury as a sophomore in high school, leaving him paralyzed from the neck down. Now, in the midst of a successful law career, and with a wife and … Continue reading "Rod Cate Delivers Inspirational Message: Get Back Up"
In recognition of National Children’s Dental Health month, the TWU Dental Hygiene Clinic will offer free dental hygiene services to children 18 and under during the month of February. Services include cleanings, x-rays, fluoride and sealants. “TWU Dental Hygiene is committed to serving the community’s oral health needs, especially those most prone to dental disease,” … Continue reading "Dental Hygiene Clinic Offering Free Services to Children in February"
Nominations are being accepted for the Athens “Young Man of the Year.” This award will be presented to a deserving recipient at the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting. Candidates must be 39 years of age or younger and the deadline for nominations is Tuesday, January 21. Nomination forms are available upon request by … Continue reading "Young Man of the Year Nominations Being Accepted"
In honor of McMinn and Monroe Counties’ Bicentennial, Tennessee Wesleyan University will be presenting 200 students with the Bicentennial Scholarship in the Fall 2020 semester. Students who received the scholarship must: • Be starting at Tennessee Wesleyan for the first time in Fall 2020 • Have a permanent address in McMinn or Monroe Counties • … Continue reading "TWU Celebrating Bicentennial with 200 Scholarships"
Story by Ashley Copeland A generous $30,000 donation by SouthEast Bank is helping four students on their pursuit of higher education this year. The SouthEast Bank Scholars program recognizes and rewards academic excellence by funding education expenses to qualified students within the communities it serves. “SouthEast Bank, through its current scholarship program, has a long-standing … Continue reading "SouthEast Bank Supports 4 TWU Students with Scholarships"
Tennessee Wesleyan will hold their annual Christmas Tree Lighting on Monday, December 2, at the Quad on campus. This year’s event begins at 5 p.m. with cookie decorating, roasting s’mores, pictures with Wesley Santa Paws and a hot chocolate bar. The lighting of the tree will take place at 6 p.m. The community is invited … Continue reading "Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Set for Dec. 2"
The Tennessee Wesleyan University Music department will present the Annual Lessons and Carols Service, Tuesday, December 3 at 7 p.m. at Allen Memorial United Methodist Church. The service will kick off the Advent celebration in a meaningful way for the Athens community. The event, now in its 17th year, features the TWU Concert Choir and … Continue reading "TWU Music Department Presenting 17th Annual Lessons and Carols"
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"