Mr. Johnny Holden admonished the students and audience in attendance with the words of wisdom from Roy T. Bennett, which concluded his acceptance of the Distinguished Entrepreneurship Award, Thursday, at the Johnson Event Center at Tennessee Wesleyan University.
The Goodfriend School of Business has recently taken a number of trips outside East Tennessee, introducing TWU students to various businesses and entrepreneurs throughout the country.
Dr. Hai Nguyen, Assistant Professor of Physics at Tennessee Wesleyan University, was recently published in the American Journal of Physics (AJP) for his research into the dynamics of student's and instructor's epistemic framing while solving problems in advanced physics classes.
The Tennessee Wesleyan University students, faculty and staff participated in the annual Day of Service, Thursday, completing service projects throughout the community.
Following the acquisition of Hiwassee College's Dental Hygiene program this past spring, TWU is expediting the process of moving the program from Madisonville to Athens.
Tennessee Wesleyan University welcomed five new members of the Board of Trustees this fall. The Board is tasked with leading the institution to accomplish its mission.
Class of 2019 alumna Rachel Holbrook is one of the first TWU graduates to earn the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Creative Writing. During the summer she was selected to attend the Appalachian Writers' Workshop at Hindman Settlement School, one of the South's premier gatherings of writers. Dr. Kristin Robertson caught up with Rachel after she returned from the conference and chatted with her about writing, stoking the fires, and being brave.
Late this past summer, Tennessee Wesleyan University hosted 19 high school students from Athens' sister city, Isahaya, Japan. The newly launched partnership, the Chinzei Gakuin TWU Language and Culture Program, is directed by Dr. Betty Ruleman, TWU English Professor and Coordinator of the Study Abroad program.
This week, on the heels of Tennessee Wesleyan's record enrollment and retention numbers, U.S. News & World Report released their annual Best Colleges Rankings. Wesleyan performed highly in the 35th edition of the rankings, coming in at #16 for both Regional Colleges South and Best Value Schools.
As campus returned to normal after summer break, there was a noticeable difference for returning students, faculty and staff - it felt just a little fuller. The reason? Record enrollment.