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April 27, 2021

Spring Commencement This Coming Friday and Saturday (Live Stream Available Here)

Tennessee Wesleyan University Commencement exercises for spring graduates are this coming Friday and Saturday, on the lawn in front of the Colloms Campus Center.

April 23, 2021

Linda Garza Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Earlier in the spring Linda Garza, Professor of Social Work and Social Work Program Director at TWU, was notified of her selection as a Lifetime Achievement Award recipient by the Tennessee Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW).

April 9, 2021

TWU to Continue In-Seat Instruction in Fall 2021

Tennessee Wesleyan University plans to continue in-person instruction this coming fall semester, a decision that was officially announced this week. The University has remained in-person throughout the 2020-21 school year, with a variety of COVID-19 restrictions in place.

March 30, 2021

Neighbor to Neighbor Disaster Relief Fund of East Tennessee Foundation Supports LTNP

As Christians, we are called to love our neighbors. Working together to support hunger relief, the Neighbor to Neighbor Disaster Relief Fund of East Tennessee Foundation and the Love Thy Neighbor Project (LTNP) at Tennessee Wesleyan University (TWU) have been able to support existing and new clients amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

March 26, 2021

Love for Wesleyan: Matt Harper

Wesleyan has had an exceptional impact on our entire family. It has led to lifelong and even multi-generational friendships, a unique connection between the members of our family, and just a deep appreciation and love for the institution.

March 25, 2021

Love for Wesleyan: Cary and Judi Hankins Davis

In the fall of 1967, I came to TWC because it was the farthest point away from Pearisburg, Virginia's Methodist parsonage. My father was the minister there, and it was well known that I had my choice between TWC and Emory & Henry College near Abingdon, Virginia, as the two 4-year Methodist colleges in the conference. Wouldn't you know it? By the summer of 1968, our family moved to Cleveland, Tennessee, where my father served as the district superintendent of the Cleveland District for the next six years.

March 25, 2021

Love for Wesleyan: Sonny and Joyce Tarpley

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.

March 24, 2021

Love for Wesleyan: Becky Wilhite Foor

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.

March 23, 2021

Love for Wesleyan: Denise Rogers Callais

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.