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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"
Tennessee Wesleyan University welcomed five new members of the Board of Trustees this fall. The Board is tasked with leading the institution to accomplish its mission. Joining the Board in 2019: Rev. Chris Black – Provisional Elder of the Holston Conference of the United Methodist Church Alan Guy – Former President/CEO of Covenant/Ft. Sanders Health … Continue reading "TWU Announces 2019 Additions to Board of Trustees"
Late this past summer, Tennessee Wesleyan University hosted 19 high school students from Athens’ sister city, Isahaya, Japan. The newly launched partnership, the Chinzei Gakuin TWU Language and Culture Program, is directed by Dr. Betty Ruleman, TWU English Professor and Coordinator of the Study Abroad program. The Japanese students were hosted on the TWU campus … Continue reading "Tennessee Wesleyan hosts 19 Japanese students for two-week culture program"
Tennessee Wesleyan University will host a lunch and listen event promoting the Japanese Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program, September 24 at 12 p.m. in Sullins Board Room. JET is a highly competitive program operated by the Japanese State Department, which allows college graduates of any age the opportunity to teach and work in Japan. This … Continue reading "TWU to Host JET Program Recruiting Event"
This week, on the heels of Tennessee Wesleyan’s record enrollment and retention numbers, U.S. News & World Report released their annual Best Colleges Rankings. Wesleyan performed highly in the 35th edition of the rankings, coming in at #16 for both Regional Colleges South and Best Value Schools. One of three Tennessee schools landing in the top … Continue reading "U.S. News & World Report recognize TWU as top in region"
Do you lead a non-profit organization? Want TWU students to come provide service for your organization? Let’s talk! The 9th annual TWU Day of Service is set for Thursday, October 24, from 9am-2pm. Over 300 students, faculty and staff will head into the community to serve local organizations, everything from cleaning, organizing, painting, maintenance, and … Continue reading "TWU Seeking Organizations for Service Day"
The Tennessee Trail of Tears Association and Tennessee Wesleyan University will be hosting a Trail of Tears Educational Symposium on Thursday, September 12 at 6 p.m. in the Colloms Campus Center on the Tennessee Wesleyan University campus. Guest speakers for the evening will be McMinn County Sheriff Joe Guy and Cherokee nation representative Troy Wayne … Continue reading "Trail of Tears Symposium Set for September 12 at TWU"