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Julie Belcher artwork featured in latest exhibit at Tennessee Wesleyan University

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"

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"

A Homecoming for Tennessee Wesleyan University Coordinator of Veteran Services

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"

Tennessee Wesleyan University names new trustees

Members will help lead accredited institution to accomplish its mission Seven area community and business leaders recently were elected to serve as members of the Tennessee Wesleyan University Board of Trustees. New members are: Patricia Ging, associate dean, TWU education and behavioral science (faculty trustee) Robert Goodfriend, entrepreneur and former president, Goody’s Family Clothing Trent … Continue reading "Tennessee Wesleyan University names new trustees"

Sister schools reunite, pledge to grow relationship

February 15-19, four dignitaries from Nagasaki Wesleyan University visited TWU as a delegation intended to reestablish close connections between Nagasaki Wesleyan University and Tennessee Wesleyan University as well as between Isahaya, Japan, and Athens, Tennessee. Nagasaki was founded by a graduate of Tennessee Wesleyan, the Reverend C.S. Long, in 1880. The universities established a “sister … Continue reading "Sister schools reunite, pledge to grow relationship"

Campus Security Officer Stacy Shirk honored for dedication, ‘going above and beyond’

For Stacy Shirk, working as a campus safety officer at Tennessee Wesleyan University is a rewarding experience, both literally and professionally. Shirk was named Employee of the Year by the Knoxville District of Dynamic Security, the firm that contracts with TWU. He said this is the first time this district has given the award and … Continue reading "Campus Security Officer Stacy Shirk honored for dedication, ‘going above and beyond’"