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March 9, 2022

Student Today, Community Member Tomorrow: April Preston

April Preston was hesitant. Despite her mother and grandmother each attending Tennessee Wesleyan, she had other plans, namely, to attend the University of Tennessee.

February 28, 2022

Tuition Reciprocity Agreement with Emory & Henry College

On Monday, February 21, Tennessee Wesleyan University President Dr. Harley Knowles was hosted by Dr. John W. Wells, President of Emory & Henry College, in a tuition reciprocity signing ceremony.

President of Tennessee Wesleyan University, Harley Knowles (left) and Emory & Henry President, John Wells (right) shake hands after signing the official agreement.

February 21, 2022

Ben Dockery Jazz Trio Concert Friday

The TWU Library welcomes the Ben Dockery Trio, Friday, the latest in the Lawrence Concert Series hosted at the Merner Pfeiffer Library. The free concert will begin at 6pm.

February 18, 2022

Student Today, Community Member Tomorrow: Reagan Kelly

Student Today, Community Member Tomorrow stories look at students and alumni who are impacting the Athens and McMinn County area. Reagan Kelly is a current TWU student who also serves as Director of Children's Ministry at Keith Memorial United Methodist Church.

Reagan working with a student at Camp Lookout

February 10, 2022

Bulldog To... Teacher of the Year

Daelyn Waldroup, a 2018 graduate, began teaching because of the impact her previous teachers made on her life. She now makes the same impact on her students; this year, she won North City and District Teacher of the Year for Pre-K through fourth grade.

Daelyn Waldroup, and students from the news team, went to present at a board meeting.

February 4, 2022

TWU Set to Launch New Honors Program

Beginning fall 2022, Tennessee Wesleyan University will offer an Honors Program for traditional, undergraduate students on the Athens campus.

January 11, 2022

From Bulldog to Physical Therapist: Finding a Career Through Adversity

In 2009, Joshua Bolton came to Tennessee Wesleyan on a baseball scholarship and planned to major in pre-med. But in 2011, plans changed when Bolton injured his shoulder by tearing his labrum.

Joshua Bolton is at work helping a patient with his stretches.

December 17, 2021

Spreading the Christmas Cheer: How Love Thy Neighbor Serves the Community

Love Thy Neighbor not only fights hunger in the community but strives to serve the community any way possible.

December 15, 2021

SACSCOC Finalizes 10-year Reaffirmation with Zero Recommendations

The Board of Trustees for the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), voted recently to affirm Tennessee Wesleyan University's 10-year Accreditation Certificate.

December 2, 2021

TWU-Fort Sanders Nursing Taking Community Health to the Next Level

Not only does TWU produce outstanding nurses who serve their patients with incredible care, they instill in their students the importance of service to the community. That value has been on display this semester, as a number of TWU nursing students and faculty have given of their time to meet community needs.