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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’"

“Elizabeth Grater: A Retrospective” to open at Muriel S. Mayfield Gallery at Reece Hall

A new exhibit by Elizabeth Grater, entitled “Elizabeth Grater: A Retrospective” will open May 12 at the Muriel S. Mayfield Gallery at Reece Hall on the Tennessee Wesleyan University campus. An opening reception will be held from 5:30-7:00 p.m. on May 12. Grater has been involved with art for her entire life, beginning when she … Continue reading "“Elizabeth Grater: A Retrospective” to open at Muriel S. Mayfield Gallery at Reece Hall"

Tennessee Wesleyan University breaks ground on new Colloms Campus Center

Tennessee Wesleyan University students, faculty, staff and honored guests gathered on the Wesley Commons lawn on Friday, August 26 to celebrate the groundbreaking of the new Colloms Campus Center. Construction will begin on the new facility later this fall, with the building expected to be completed by December 2017. “A new campus center is no … Continue reading "Tennessee Wesleyan University breaks ground on new Colloms Campus Center"

Tennessee Wesleyan University updates campus facilities

Throughout the summer of 2016 and beyond, Tennessee Wesleyan University is upgrading facilities across campus to provide the best possible resources for its students, faculty, staff and guests. Projects include the total refurbishment of Reece Hall (the Old Post Office/Federal Building) into the home of the visual art and communication studies programs, installation of new … Continue reading "Tennessee Wesleyan University updates campus facilities"