In 1960, young married couples were not readily admitted to colleges. We were accepted at our local college but quickly "unaccepted" once they found out we were married. My, how things have changed! Tennessee Wesleyan was quite different. We were accepted as we were without making any issue with our marriage.
As I look back, I can see that I was meant to go to Tennessee Wesleyan for my college education. Born and raised in Knoxville, Tennessee, many of my classmates were headed to the University of Tennessee, but I was a bit anxious about attending classes of several hundred students.
The most valuable things I took away from TN Wesleyan were my friendships made. It's been almost 40 years now and hardly a week has ever gone by that I haven't talked to one or more of my college friends.
Mattie Cardin doesn't want any woman to miss out on their dream prom. That's why for each of the last three years, she has organized The Prom Closet at her home church, Englewood Church of God.
Deb Wallace joined the Tennessee Wesleyan University staff this past week, assuming the role of Director of the Professional Leadership in Criminal Justice (PLCJ) program. A 30-year veteran of criminal investigative service, Wallace brings a wealth of experience and leadership to the budding online program.
TWU Fort Sanders Nursing, in their ongoing partnership with Covenant Health, has provided more than 30 student and faculty volunteers, who have given more than 250 hours at five different Covenant Health locations. And the numbers continue to climb, as Covenant continues to utilize TWU volunteers.
February is National Children's Dental Health Month, and the TWU Dental Hygiene clinic will once again provide free services for children for the entire month. Children under 18 can receive hygiene services, including cleaning, x-rays, fluoride, and sealants, all at no cost.
Tennessee Wesleyan University recently acquired the property located at 202 Green Street, on the southeast corner of the campus, adjacent to the downtown CVS Pharmacy.
Watch the livestream of the December 2020 Commencement exercises.