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The stage has been walked, the diploma has been received, the cap has been thrown and you’re currently in the midst of one of the most exciting and life-changing chapters in your young life. This summer – as a recent high school graduate or a parent of a to-be college freshman – it’s all about … Continue reading "The Importance of Attending Orientation"
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"
Tennessee Wesleyan College held commencement activities last week, with 162 students joining the ranks of Tennessee Wesleyan College alumni. The celebrations began Thursday, May 5 with the Nurse Pinning Ceremony at Cokesbury United Methodist Church in Knoxville. The nursing graduates received their pins during the ceremony featuring student speaker Sandra Bond and guest speaker Alice … Continue reading "Tennessee Wesleyan College graduates 162 at 159th Spring Commencement"
In July Tennessee Wesleyan sophomore Hannah Pike will leave Athens and fly to New Zealand, where she will be until November. Pike is participating in a study abroad with Massey University in Auckland, New Zealand through the International Student Exchange Program (ISEP). As an international management major, Pike is required to study abroad before graduation. … Continue reading "Tennessee Wesleyan student Hannah Pike to study abroad in New Zealand"
Tennessee Wesleyan has been recognized by the Arbor Day Foundation as a 2015 Tree Campus USA. This is the third year in a row Tennessee Wesleyan has received this honor. Tree Campus USA honors campuses around the nation for promoting conservation efforts and tree maintenance on campus. “We are excited to receive the honor of … Continue reading "Tennessee Wesleyan recognized as 2015 Tree Campus USA"
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 is excited to announce a tuition freeze for the 2016-2017 school year. Tuition cost will remain the same as the 2015-2016 year. Undergraduate full-time tuition for 2016-2017 will remain at $22,000 for the year. “Thanks to our generous scholarship program, virtually every student receives a significant scholarship to offset the costs of attendance,” … Continue reading "Tennessee Wesleyan announces tuition freeze for 2016-2017 year"
The Tennessee Wesleyan theatre program will present its spring production of “The Importance of Being Earnest” in April. Opening April 1, with performances April 2, 3, 8 and 9, “The Importance of Being Earnest” is a satire of high society in Victorian England. “I have wanted to do a full production of ‘The Importance of … Continue reading "Tennessee Wesleyan theatre program presents Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest”"
Tennessee Wesleyan will hold its third annual International Day celebration March 29 and 30 on the Tennessee Wesleyan campus in Athens. This event is held each year to promote diversity and showcase the cultures and nations represented at Tennessee Wesleyan. “The international student population at Tennessee Wesleyan College is growing so rapidly, with more than … Continue reading "Tennessee Wesleyan to host 3rd annual International Day"
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"