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December 8, 2022

2022 Hall of Fame Recap

Six new members were inducted into the Tennessee Wesleyan University Hall of Fame and the 2022 Tennessee Wesleyan Team of Honor was recognized at a ceremony held on Saturday, November 12.

December 6, 2022

2022 Winter Commencement

TWU to host 2022 Winter Commencement

November 10, 2022

I Am Here because of You Pt. 3: Dr. Long's Living Legacy

In 2020, Tennessee Wesleyan and Nagasaki Wesleyan facilitated a transfer exchange program allowing TWU and NWU students to study at the other school while paying tuition to the home institution. Johny was able to return to Tennessee Wesleyan University this year as a student, and he intends to help in this exchange any way he can.

November 4, 2022

I Am Here because of You Pt. 2: Sister Schools and Sister Cities

The Reverend Dr. Long's legacy has continued over the years. Now, Tennessee Wesleyan and Nagasaki Wesleyan, as well as Athens and Isahaya, are sister schools and sister cities. Through summer programs, students from both institutions have been able to experience each other's culture.

October 21, 2022

I Am Here because of You: A Story that Needs to be Told Pt. 1

This fall, Shun Kawahara, who goes by his chosen English name of Johny Carroll Catley, is at Tennessee Wesleyan University thanks to a reciprocation agreement between TWU and our Sister School Nagasaki Wesleyan University. The connection between the two universities is linked to this one man's life, and Tennessee Wesleyan is central to his story.

October 21, 2022

TWU Ranked #5 in Tennessee by

Tennessee Wesleyan University recently landed at No.5 in the state of Tennessee in WalletHub's 2023 College Ranking: Best Colleges & Universities list.

October 6, 2022

Kathleen Clark Featured at Muriel S. Mayfield Gallery

TWU is excited to share the newest feature at the Muriel S. Mayfield Gallery. The paintings on display are from Kathleen Clark, who is a self-taught artist that enjoyed painting folk art and painting with oils on canvas.

October 5, 2022

Margaret Edds To Be Recognized at TWU Homecoming

Margaret Edds, a 1968 Tennessee Wesleyan College graduate, is being recognized with the Neal Ensminger Distinguished Alumnus award this Saturday, October 8, during TWU's Homecoming.

September 21, 2022

TWU Climbs in U.S. News & World Report Rankings

U.S. News & World Report announced their annual rankings, last week, with Tennessee Wesleyan University landing at No.16 in the Regional Colleges South category.

September 15, 2022

New Board Members Welcomed for Fall 2022

Tennessee Wesleyan University added four new members to its Board of Trustees for fall 2022, Vant Hardaway, Ailene Chambers, Matthew Pinson, and Lauren Garrison, the student representative. Whether a graduate, employee, or student, the new board members are no strangers to TWU.