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Endowment honors more than years of service, it honors family.

Family. It seemed to be the theme of the night as Rev. Dr. Sam Roberts and his wife, Rev. Stella Roberts, were presented with a well-deserved early Christmas present. Dr. Roberts returned to Tennessee Wesleyan on Friday, December 8, 2017, as the speaker for the winter commencement ceremony. Prior to the event, former students, colleagues … Continue reading "Endowment honors more than years of service, it honors family."

TWU receives CPR teaching grant from American Heart Association

Tennessee Wesleyan University has received a grant from the American Heart Association to offer classes in hands-only CPR, with the goal of having 300 people trained by April. The grant includes a training kit with practice dummies and DVD instructions. “The CPR Training Kit has everything one needs to host a training session,” TWU nurse … Continue reading "TWU receives CPR teaching grant from American Heart Association"

Love Thy Neighbor Project food bank provides food, hope to local citizens

On Tuesday and Thursday afternoons, Tennessee Wesleyan’s Center for Service and Leadership is a busy place. Cars fill the parking lot, and people wait in line outside. An AmeriCorps VISTA and several student volunteers greet each person with a smile and an offer to help. These are the afternoons of the Love Thy Neighbor Project … Continue reading "Love Thy Neighbor Project food bank provides food, hope to local citizens"

Tennessee Wesleyan students, faculty and staff participate in inaugural spring day of service

On April 2, 2016, more than 75 Tennessee Wesleyan students, faculty and staff members participated in the inaugural spring day of service. Working at eight project sites around the city, volunteers completed 368 hours of community service. “Service is an important part of the Tennessee Wesleyan culture,” Associate Dean of Students Mandie Thacker Beeler said. … Continue reading "Tennessee Wesleyan students, faculty and staff participate in inaugural spring day of service"

Tennessee Wesleyan students give back and learn through alternative spring break trips

While many college students look forward to spring break for a trip to the beach or some time at home, several Tennessee Wesleyan students spent their week away from school giving back through alternative spring break trips to Florida and the Bahamas. Alternative spring break trips allow students to spend their break from school providing … Continue reading "Tennessee Wesleyan students give back and learn through alternative spring break trips"

Tennessee Wesleyan announces name change to Tennessee Wesleyan University

Tennessee Wesleyan College is proud to announce it will become Tennessee Wesleyan University in July 2016. The name change was approved by the institution’s Board of Trustees in November 2015 as a way to reflect Tennessee Wesleyan’s transformation into a more complex institution that includes graduate programs, online offerings and off-site instructional locations. “The change … Continue reading "Tennessee Wesleyan announces name change to Tennessee Wesleyan University"

Kanunsita Garden Club contributes to Knight Park renovations

The Kanunsita Garden Club has sponsored a park bench in the ongoing Knight Park renovation project.   The Kanunsita Garden Club has sponsored a park bench in the ongoing Knight Park renovation project as part of the Proud Heritage, Strong Future Campaign. Kanunsita Garden Club President Nancy Cate says the Knight Park renovations are an … Continue reading "Kanunsita Garden Club contributes to Knight Park renovations"

Tennessee Wesleyan participates in GivingTuesday

Tennessee Wesleyan College is joining the nationwide #GivingTuesday efforts.   Tennessee Wesleyan College is joining the nationwide #GivingTuesday efforts. To further the impact of any gifts received, Tennessee Wesleyan students have issued a challenge to alumni and friends to double the impact of gifts received on Giving Tuesday, December 1. “As president of SGA, along … Continue reading "Tennessee Wesleyan participates in GivingTuesday"