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July 11, 2022

Linda Garza retiring after 30 years at TWU

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.

July 7, 2022

University Awards and Recognitions Continue Pouring In

Tennessee Wesleyan University faculty, staff, and the institution have garnered a number of awards, honors, and recognitions during the spring and summer of 2022.

Classroom Photo from First Day of Class 2021

June 28, 2022

TWU and Chattanooga State Sign PLCJ Articulation Agreement

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.

June 22, 2022

Dr. Christine Saladino joining TWU faculty to lead Social Work program

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.

June 9, 2022

Mobile Dental Unit Hits the Road

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.

Dental Hygiene Students and Director pose with the Mobile Dental Unit

June 8, 2022

From Bulldog to School Nurse: Keeping the Next Generation Safe

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.

Ali on campus taking her senior photos.

June 6, 2022

Hicks Receiving 2022 Barefield Scholarship

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.

May 12, 2022

Inspired Gifts: The Lawrence Concert Series

The Merner Pfeiffer Library recently held the Lawrence Concert Series, concerts supported by Dr. Dale Lawrence in memory of his aunt, Edythe Vyvian Smalley.

May 10, 2022

Spring Commencement In Review

Tennessee Wesleyan University held spring commencement exercises, this past Saturday, celebrating the graduation of the class of 2022. The event was held on the lawn in front of Colloms Campus Center.