Corinth, Olympia, Delphi--these were just place names to 12 students, staff, faculty, and friends of TWU who traveled to Greece with Tennessee Wesleyan University in May of 2022. Now these places, and many others, are etched in their memories, an experience they will never forget.
Linda Garza, Professor of Social Work and founder of the TWU Social Work Program, has retired from Tennessee Wesleyan University following 30 years of outstanding service to students, faculty, and staff of the University, as well as the Athens and McMinn County communities.
Tennessee Wesleyan University faculty, staff, and the institution have garnered a number of awards, honors, and recognitions during the spring and summer of 2022.
Tennessee Wesleyan University and Chattanooga State Community College recently signed an articulation agreement which will provide the opportunity for criminal justice students to seamlessly transition from associate to bachelor's degree in criminal justice.
Dr. Christine Saladino will be joining the TWU family beginning in August as the new Social Work Program Director, following the retirement of Prof. Linda Garza. Dr. Saladino comes to TWU with an impressive record of experience, both as a social worker and higher education leader.
The Dental Hygiene program was able to provide services to local veterans using their Mobile Dental Unit. This event was the first time the Mobile Dental Unit has been utilized since its completion.
After high school, Ali decided to pursue the medical field. She feels that this is her way of using the hands God provided her with to do good in the world. She graduated from the TWU Fort Sanders Nursing program and accepted a job working in a school system as their nurse.
Now entering its 10th year, the Goldman "Goldie" Barefield Scholarship recipient was recently announced, with Sweetwater High School senior Kylee Hicks receiving the honor. The recipient has chosen to attend Tennessee Wesleyan University, with the scholarship totaling $5,500.
The Merner Pfeiffer Library recently held the Lawrence Concert Series, concerts supported by Dr. Dale Lawrence in memory of his aunt, Edythe Vyvian Smalley.