TWC students volunteer 1,315 hours of community service for "Day of Service" project

November 13, 2012
More than 250 Tennessee Wesleyan College faculty, staff and students performed an overall 1,315 hours of service participating in the college's annual "Day of Service" on Tuesday. Volunteering at 20 different projects throughout the local community, TWC students participating in this year's "Day of Service" painted, cleaned, planted and organized at community sites from Athens to Etowah.

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From Us to You: A Tennessee Wesleyan Collage

November 7, 2012
Tickets are free for students, faculty and staff. $5 for the general public.

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TWC students educated on hunger, poverty during alternative fall break trip

November 1, 2012
For most Tennessee Wesleyan College students, October's fall break means a break from classes and studying and a chance to spend time at home with family. For ten students, one faculty and two staff members, fall break was an opportunity to learn about global hunger and poverty and what type of sustainable solutions can help.

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TWC to host fall open house

October 25, 2012
Tennessee Wesleyan College will host its annual fall open house on Saturday, November 10.

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"Trick-or-Treat with TWC" at annual Halloween event

October 23, 2012
For more than a decade Tennessee Wesleyan College has hosted "Trick-or-Treat at TWC," the college's annual Halloween event.

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Tennessee Wesleyan's 2012 Homecoming celebrates pride and tradition

October 9, 2012
Spanning three days and over twenty events, Tennessee Wesleyan College's 2012 Homecoming was host to more than 300 college alumni and friends who gathered together on the college's campus to celebrate 155 years of pride and tradition.

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Tennessee Wesleyan hosts Tennessee Supreme Court's SCALES

October 8, 2012
Tennessee Wesleyan College was host to 12 local public and private high schools who gathered at the college campus to participate in the Tennessee Supreme Court's SCALES program. Initiated in 1995, SCALES (Supreme Court Advancing Legal Education for Students) provides Tennessee high school students with the opportunity to hear oral arguments in actual Supreme Court cases.

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Tennessee Supreme Court at TWC today

October 5, 2012
SCALES (Supreme Court Advancing Legal Education for Students) program will be hosted at TWC today. All media is welcome.

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TWC announces fall religion lecturer

October 1, 2012
The Rev. Dr. James Harnish will be Tennessee Wesleyan College's fall religion lecturer.

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Matching gift doubles donations to TWC general scholarship fund

September 24, 2012
Now through March 31, 2013, any donation to the Tennessee Wesleyan general scholarship fund will be doubled up to an overall amount of $100,000 thanks to an anonymous alumni donor.

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TWC holds Knoxville open house

September 19, 2012
Sunday, October 21, the Tennessee Wesleyan College Knoxville Campus will hold an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. TWC's Knoxville campus offers courses in two programs.

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TWC hosts bone marrow drive for McMinn Central senior

September 17, 2012
Tennessee Wesleyan College's Student Activities Board will host a bone marrow drive September 18 and 19 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Glenn Lowe Dining Room in Sherman Dining Hall.

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TWC holds 9/11 day of service and remembrance

September 13, 2012
Tuesday, September 11, Tennessee Wesleyan College held a day of service and remembrance to honor, through acts of kindness, those that were lost on September 11, 2001.

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U.S. News ranks Tennessee Wesleyan a top tier regional college

September 12, 2012
Tennessee Wesleyan College placed in the top tier in the South for Best Regional Colleges according to U.S. News and World Report's new 2013 edition of "Best Colleges" which was released Wednesday.

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Meet the Bulldogs: TWC invites community to meet college athletes

September 4, 2012
Food, fun activities, a meet and greet with the Tennessee Wesleyan College Bulldogs and special entertainment provided by the TWC cheerleading and dance teams will be free to the public September 13 when TWC hosts its first Meet the Bulldogs athletic event.

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Tennessee Wesleyan achieves record enrollment

August 31, 2012
On campus, online and on time, 1,116 Tennessee Wesleyan students have shown up this fall semester to help the 155 year-old private liberal arts college reach a record enrollment number.

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Tennessee Wesleyan scholarship to honor donor's father

August 27, 2012
May 2013 one Sweetwater High School student will receive scholarship funding for Tennessee Wesleyan College thanks to the generous donation of Pamela Clark of State Farm Insurance Agency in Sweetwater, Tenn.

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"MEET TWC" to showcase local businesses

August 13, 2012
TWC's 12th annual "MEET TWC" will be among the many festivities welcoming students to campus throughout the next couple of weeks.

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TWC receives $500,000 scholarship commitment

July 31, 2012
The Honorable Carl E. Colloms has made a $500,000 scholarship commitment to Tennessee Wesleyan College.

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Bridgett Raper named director of major gifts and grants

July 20, 2012
Tennessee Wesleyan College has named Bridgett Raper as the college's director of major gifts and grants. Raper brings almost 40 years of professional experience to the position, having spent 37 years at Mayfield Dairy, 21 of those years serving as the public relations manager, growing and marketing the brand throughout her time at the company.

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TWC recognized at PBL National Leadership Conference

July 17, 2012
Five students made the trip to San Antonio after qualifying by earning top scores on their state-level exams.

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Tennessee Wesleyan awarded BP's Fueling Communities grant

July 2, 2012
Tennessee Wesleyan College is the recipient of BP's Fueling Communities grant, a program designed to give back to local organizations that support health, education, youth, food and housing in order to spread charity and goodwill wherever it's needed most.

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TWC cheerleading camp open to community children

June 15, 2012
This July Tennessee Wesleyan College will be offering a cheerleading camp that is open to community children from the pre-kindergarten age to the eighth grade level. The camp will run 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. from July 9 to 13 and will be instructed by the men and women of the TWC 2012-13 cheerleading squad. The cost is $50 per child or $80 for two children. The registration deadline is July 2.

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TWC offers online RN to BSN

June 12, 2012
July 20 Tennessee Wesleyan College will begin offering its first online degree, an RN to BSN nursing program that offers a flexible schedule designed specifically for registered nurses returning to school to obtain a Bachelor of Science in nursing.

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"Family Fun Day" event benefits couple's adoption

June 6, 2012
Tennessee Wesleyan College will be co-sponsoring "Family Fun Day" on June 16.

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Matching gift from George R. Johnson Foundation supports TWC

May 23, 2012
Through May and June, any gift contributed to Tennessee Wesleyan College's general scholarship fund will be doubled thanks to a matching challenge grant the George R. Johnson Family Foundation has generously contributed to the college. The foundation will match up to a total of $50,000, doubling the charitable impact of donations to the general scholarship fund until the end of the college's fiscal year, June 30.

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Womacks donate scholarship for veterans and their dependents

May 9, 2012
Maj. Gen. Fred Womack and his wife Teresa recently made a major gift to the college and have pledged to donate funds every year for five years to TWC students with military backgrounds.

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Nine TWC business students test and qualify for national convention

May 8, 2012
Look out San Antonio, Tennessee Wesleyan College is coming to you. Five TWC business students will be headed to Texas this June to compete at the Future Business Leaders of America - Phi Beta Lambda National Conference.

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TWC graduates more than 230 students at 155th Commencement

May 5, 2012
Tennessee Wesleyan College's 155th Commencement started with Friday evening's Baccalaureate service in Townsend Memorial Hall and concluded Saturday morning at the college's 155th Commencement service where more than 230 students celebrated their graduation and received their degrees. Held in McMinn County High School's gymnasium because of inclement weather, the graduates were cheered on by more than 5,000 family members, friends and college faculty and staff.

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62 TWC nursing students receive pins at graduation ceremony

May 4, 2012
Tennessee Wesleyan College's Fort Sanders Nursing Department pinned 62 graduates at Thursday evening's senior convocation and pinning ceremony.

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TWC's Education Angels donate supplies to local schools

April 25, 2012
Education Angels annually raises funds for and distributes "We Care Packages" to local schools. This year the organization donated packages full of markers, pens, paper, highlighters, crayons and other supplies to local schools including E.K. Baker, Englewood, Mountain View, Riceville, Rogers Creek, Niota, Westside, North City and Calhoun.

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TWC celebrates 155th Commencement

April 23, 2012
It's that time again. The highlight of the academic year, Tennessee Wesleyan College's 2012 Commencement ceremonies will be the college's 155th and will span three days and three events.

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Students, faculty and staff honored at Honors Convocation

April 20, 2012
Thursday was a morning of celebration at Tennessee Wesleyan College. Students, faculty and staff gathered in Townsend Memorial Hall to celebrate academic achievement, hard work and dedication.

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TWC summer term offers discounted classes, free housing options

April 20, 2012
TWC's summer term offers all students the opportunity to take discounted courses for $210 per credit hour with added bonuses such as accelerated course paces and free housing for students taking at least nine hours.

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Lynne Gylani Day to feature silent auction and events

April 18, 2012
On April 23, Tennessee Wesleyan College will host Lynne Gylani Day, a birthday celebration in honor of Lynne Gylani, a TWC Spanish and French professor who was diagnosed with cancer several months ago.

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Nursing department holds health awareness event

April 16, 2012
Saturday, April 14, the Tennessee Wesleyan College Fort Sanders Nursing Department focused its efforts on addressing childhood obesity, holding its first "Fit-N-Fun" event.

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Partnerships and Pajamas: TWC students offer "story time" to community children

April 16, 2012
Five Tennessee Wesleyan College education students have turned their passion for teaching into play and story time for community children. Partnering with E.G. Fisher Public Library, TWC Professor Nancy Gregg created "Pajama Storytime" a monthly event held at the library that serves community children and provides a service-learning opportunity to students in her Literacy and Language Acquisition class.

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You're Invited: Knoxville Open House

April 16, 2012
An open house for the TWC nursing program will be held at the Knoxville campus on Sunday, April 22, from 2 to 4 p.m.

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TWC inaugurates Dr. Harley Knowles as 21st president

April 12, 2012
Thursday, April 12 was Inauguration Day at Tennessee Wesleyan College.

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