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October 19, 2020

Judge Carl E. Colloms Honored with 2020 Distinguished Entrepreneur Award

The Goodfriend School of Business presented the 7th annual Distinguished Entrepreneur Award last week, honoring the Honorable Carl E. Colloms during a ceremony on a sunny Wednesday afternoon in Wallace Square.

October 16, 2020

Merit Increases, New Scholarships Announced for 2021

This past week, Tennessee Wesleyan University announced increases to merit scholarships for incoming students, as well as several new scholarships for students entering in the fall 2021 semester.

September 16, 2020

Athens Area College Fair Going Virtual

The annual Athens Area College Fair put on at Tennessee Wesleyan University has been shifted to a virtual format for this fall.

September 4, 2020

TWU Celebrates Record Enrollment Again in 2020

Tennessee Wesleyan University welcomed a record number of students this fall, with a total enrollment of 1,168. Fall 2020 marks the second consecutive year of record enrollment for TWU, following a total group of 1,142 back in 2019.

Aerial photo of TWU within Athens community

August 17, 2020

Dental Hygiene department hosts board exams for the first time

What do you do when the dental hygiene board exams are limited at other sites? As they have so many times in recent years, the TWU dental hygiene department rolled up their sleeves and found a solution.

July 21, 2020

University Square Dedication

Tennessee Wesleyan University will live stream the dedication of the brand-new University Square, this coming Friday, July 24 at 11:30am.

July 10, 2020

August Commencement Update

The August 7 event is still on as planned, with some minor adjustments based on the latest Executive Order from Governor regarding COVID-19 safety.

July 6, 2020

Goldman "Goldie" Barefield Scholarship Continue Making Impact

Now entering its eighth year, the Goldman "Goldie" Barefield Scholarship recipients were recently announced, with Sweetwater High School seniors Hudson Harvey, Carson Hicks, Jake Littleton, Jalyn Bishop Weston, and Mikalee Martin receiving the honor.

June 26, 2020

TWU Employing New Safety Technologies

As Universities and other educational organizations continue to explore measures in order to create a safe environment for incoming students this fall, Tennessee Wesleyan is employing a pair of new technologies to help the fight against COVID-19, iWave air purifiers and BIOPROTECT(TM) surface protectant.

May 29, 2020

Upward Bound Holds Summer Program

Upward Bound is a federally funded, grant program that serves first-generation and low-income high school students in their pursuit of higher education.