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The Tennessee Wesleyan Goodfriend School of Business celebrated the proclamation of International Coworking Day, Friday, with a ceremony at The LITE House. Friday’s event featured the proclamation by Athens City Manager, C. Seth Sumner, who was joined in attendance by McMinn County Mayor John Gentry and TWU President Dr. Harley Knowles. The LITE House, located … Continue reading "August 9 Proclaimed International Coworking Day at The LITE House"
Friday, July 26 – While on vacation in Charleston, South Carolina, two Tennessee Wesleyan University students were involved in a serious car accident. The students’ vehicle was struck by a driver who was fleeing from police in a stolen vehicle. Kyle Blassingame, a senior class leader and student-athlete, was critically injured and taken to an … Continue reading "University provides statement on injured TWU students"
On December 31, 2018, Tennessee Wesleyan University received the last check for the Proud Heritage, Strong Future campaign surpassing the original goal to raise $16 million. The public phase of the campaign began in April 2015 and set out to improve the campus experience for current and future students by honoring the rich history. Co-chairs … Continue reading "Proud Heritage, Strong Future campaign wraps up"
Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 200 students, representing eight area high schools and middle schools, participated in the annual Tennessee Math Teachers Association math contest hosted by Tennessee Wesleyan University. Six math contests were scheduled for the Tuesday event: Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Statistics, Pre-calculus and Calculus. Students from Athens City Middle, Cleveland Middle, McMinn … Continue reading "University hosts annual TMTA math contest"
November 5, 2018 – East Tennessee artist Julie Belcher brings her artwork to Athens, Tennessee through an exhibit in the Muriel S. Mayfield Gallery. Belcher’s collection, “The Waltz,” features multiple pieces that dance together, creating a beautiful story of rural roots. Belcher’s story places her as an artist from Appalachia and a “dedicated handmade advocate.” … Continue reading "Julie Belcher artwork featured in latest exhibit at Tennessee Wesleyan University"
Tennessee Wesleyan Board of Trustees approve undergraduate tuition increase, University remains committed to helping make college affordable
Friday, November 2, 2018 – Tennessee Wesleyan University Board of Trustees voted to increase undergraduate tuition for the 2019-2020 academic year by just $600. The vote saw no opposition from the group of trustees who gathered on campus for the fall meeting. The slight increase shows the University’s commitment to providing a quality education without … Continue reading "Tennessee Wesleyan Board of Trustees approve undergraduate tuition increase, University remains committed to helping make college affordable"
246 Tennessee Wesleyan students gathered outside of Townsend Hall on Thursday morning, for the annual Day of Service group picture. This yearly event has become a beloved and honored tradition for students at TWU. For freshmen, it’s a rite of passage and an introduction to the heart of Wesleyan. This is a day that … Continue reading "University celebrates eighth annual Day of Service"
U.S. News ranks Tennessee Wesleyan University among the region’s best, as well as a top value in annual list
It’s rankings season in higher education, and Tennessee Wesleyan University remains on two key lists: Best Regional Colleges South and Best Value Schools (Regional Colleges South). On September 10, U.S. News and World Report released their annual rankings of higher education institutions across the country. Each year, nearly 50 types of rankings and lists are … Continue reading "U.S. News ranks Tennessee Wesleyan University among the region’s best, as well as a top value in annual list"
For Will Nation, his new position as Coordinator of Veteran Services and Student Success Coach at Tennessee Wesleyan University is a homecoming in more ways than one. Will was a sophomore at TWU when the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks occurred. He had always had a desire to join the armed forces, but the attacks … Continue reading "A Homecoming for Tennessee Wesleyan University Coordinator of Veteran Services"
The stage has been walked, the diploma has been received, the cap has been thrown and you’re currently in the midst of one of the most exciting and life-changing chapters in your young life. This summer – as a recent high school graduate or a parent of a to-be college freshman – it’s all about … Continue reading "The Importance of Attending Orientation"