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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"
Enrollment has begun for the TWU Business Department’s 2020 Summer Travel Abroad to South America. Led by Dr. Martha Maddox, Associate Dean of the Goodfriend School of Business, the 13-day trip, May 18-30, 2020, covers numerous sites across Brazil, Chile and Argentina, including Rio de Janeiro, Santiago, Viña del Mar and more. The trip is … Continue reading "Travel Abroad with the TWU Goodfriend School of Business"
Toby Penney: Evolution of Memory will be on exhibit this fall in the Muriel S. Mayfield Gallery on the campus of Tennessee Wesleyan University. The exhibit is displayed on the first floor of Reece Hall, located at the southwest corner of Jackson St and College St. Penney is a southern artist working in paint, photography, … Continue reading "Evolution of Memory now on display at TWU"
This past Friday, together with the Athens Chamber of Commerce, the Tennessee Wesleyan Goodfriend School of Business celebrated the opening of The LITE House near the campus of TWU. The LITE House, short for Leading Innovators to Excel, brings together community members, including various government agencies in Athens and McMinn County, private donors, state and … Continue reading "Community Gathers for The LITE House Grand Opening"
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"