"MEET TWC" to showcase local businesses

August 18, 2014
TWC's "MEET TWC" will be among the many festivities welcoming students back to campus.

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Faculty, staff, students participate in campus clean-up project

August 4, 2014
On Friday, August 1, Tennessee Wesleyan College held its second annual Campus Pride Day.

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TWC graduates Master's students

August 1, 2014
TWC celebrates the completion of its second cohort of MSCL graduates.

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TWC offers fall business workshop series to community

July 25, 2014
Beginning in September, TWC's Business Administration Department will be offering a series of business workshops that will be open to the public.

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TWC recognized at Phi Beta Lambda National Leadership Conference

July 14, 2014
TWC business students competed and placed at PBL conference.

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TWC hosts TBI Director's honoring of Burkett Witt

July 10, 2014
TWC was host to Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Director Mark Gwyn's honoring of TWC friend Dr. Burkett Witt.

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Theatre professor presents paper in Ireland

July 2, 2014
TWC's Dr. C. Austin Hill recently traveled to Ireland to present his paper at a conference.

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TWC receives grant for exercise science equipment

June 23, 2014
The TWC Exercise and Sports Sciences Department has received funding through a Fullgraf Foundation grant to purchase a Bod Pod.

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Kilbride donates riverfront preserve to TWC

June 19, 2014
He knows which trees the Bluebirds nest in and at what times a trail of deer can be seen making their way across the open meadow of the property.

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Mayfield named AAC Athletic Director of the Year

June 12, 2014
Athletic Director Donny Mayfield has been named the 2013-14 Appalachian Athletic Conference Athletic Director of the Year.

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TWC remembers distinguished war veteran, alumnus

June 6, 2014
On this day, the 70th anniversary of the Allied Invasion in Normandy, Tennessee Wesleyan College looks back at the connection between D-Day and the college.

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Huskey honored with 2014 Exemplary Teacher Award

May 13, 2014
The United Methodist Church has awarded the 2014 Exemplary Teacher Award to Tennessee Wesleyan College's Stephanie Huskey.

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TWC grants Honorary Doctorate to Burkett Witt

May 6, 2014
TWC celebrated the college's granting of an Honorary Doctorate of Public Service to longtime friend of the college Burkett Witt.

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Tennessee Wesleyan College graduates 197 students at 157th Spring Commencement

May 5, 2014
Everyone has the power to positively change someone else's life said Tennessee Wesleyan College Commencement Keynote Speaker Bill Kilbride at the college's 157th Commencement.

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TWC psychology students present family tree projects

April 29, 2014
On Thursday, April 24, TWC developmental psychology students presented family tree posters to their classmates and TWC faculty and staff.

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Tennessee Wesleyan staff celebrated at appreciation luncheon

April 24, 2014
TWC staff recently gathered together for the college's 12th Annual Staff Recognition Luncheon.

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TWC hosts regional high school math competition

April 15, 2014
Tennessee Wesleyan College recently hosted six local high schools for this year's East Tennessee Regional Math Contest.

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TWC to celebrate Burkett Witt's Honorary Doctorate

April 14, 2014
At a special dinner celebration on Tuesday, April 29, TWC will celebrate the college's granting of an Honorary Doctorate of Public Service to longtime friend of the college Burkett Witt.

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English students perform service-learning projects in local schools

April 11, 2014
A group of TWC English students taking the college's "Books and Related Materials for Children" course are currently performing various service-learning projects that will help local children foster the child-book connection.

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TWC and J103 award Management Excellence scholarship

April 11, 2014
For the third year in a row, TWC has teamed up with J103 to award one lucky winner a full scholarship to the college's Management Excellence evening program.

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Student athletes' academic, athletic achievements honored

April 2, 2014
Tennessee Wesleyan College held its Annual Athletic Banquet Monday evening to honor the college's exceptional Bulldog athletes.

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Chorale to perform special European Tour Concert locally

March 27, 2014
The Tennessee Wesleyan College Fine Arts Department invites the public to a special performance of the TWC Chorale's European Tour Concert.

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TWC celebrates inaugural International Day

March 27, 2014
To celebrate the cultural diversity of its faculty, staff, and students, Tennessee Wesleyan College hosted its first International Day.

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TWC celebrates donors at annual luncheon

March 26, 2014
Tennessee Wesleyan College held its annual Scholarship Donor Appreciation Luncheon on Thursday, March 20.

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TWC business professor retires

March 20, 2014
Tennessee Wesleyan College announces the retirement of Dr. Dan Fisher, a TWC Adjunct Professor of Business who has been with the college for the last twelve years.

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TWC's lecture series honors distinguished community leader

March 20, 2014
TWC hosted its Inaugural Dr. Morris D. Goodfriend Distinguished Lecture on Tuesday, March 18, honoring Dr. Goodfriend as a beloved friend of the college.

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TWC to host first International Day

March 18, 2014
To celebrate the cultural diversity of its faculty, staff, and students, Tennessee Wesleyan College will be hosting its first TWC International Day on Wednesday, March 26.

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TWC students study abroad in Colombia to learn Spanish, teach English

March 17, 2014
Two Tennessee Wesleyan College students recently traveled to Colombia during their 2014 spring break to study abroad.

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TWC students provide health care, community service on spring break mission trip in Costa Rica

March 14, 2014
A group of 26 Tennessee Wesleyan College students, faculty, and guests traveled to the mountains of Costa Rica for a cross-cultural service experience during TWC's spring break.

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TWC Theatre Department presents The Crucible by Arthur Miller

March 14, 2014
The Tennessee Wesleyan College Theatre Department will present their spring production, the classic American drama "The Crucible" by Arthur Miller.

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Contemporary Christian and country artists to play at TWC's Spring Fling concert

March 13, 2014
TWC will be hosting its Second Annual Spring Fling event on Saturday, April 12.

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TWC offers summer classes, free housing

March 13, 2014
TWC is offering more then 60 classes this summer.

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TWC hosts nine local schools for Science Olympiad regional

March 4, 2014
For the seventh year in a row, TWC has hosted a Science Olympiad regional for local middle and high school students.

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Education Angels' Chili Cook-Off a success

February 20, 2014
TWC's Education Angels extends a huge thank you to everyone who participated in Tuesday's Chili Cook-Off which helped raise over $400.

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Remembering Dr. Durwood Dunn

February 20, 2014
Faculty, staff, students, and alumni share their memories of Dr. Durwood Dunn, a beloved TWC professor, friend, and accomplished historian who is greatly missed by his TWC family.

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Humbane to speak about African missionary work

February 19, 2014
TWC invites community members to hear missionary Maria Humbane speak.

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TWC Choirs to perform at Cokesbury United Methodist Church

February 14, 2014
TWC's Concert Choir and Chorale will be performing on Sunday, Feb. 16 at 4 p.m. in Knoxville, Tenn., at Cokesbury United Methodist Church.

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Local band MendingWall to perform at TWC

February 11, 2014
Tennessee Wesleyan College invites the community to campus to see local band MendingWall perform.

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Thinking Ahead: College-minded Roger's Creek student visits TWC

February 11, 2014
For one Roger's Creek Elementary student, it's never too early to start preparing for college.

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TWC honored for environmental stewardship

February 7, 2014
TWC was honored with a 2013 Tree Campus USA recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective urban forest management.

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TWC offers summer special education endorsement

February 7, 2014
This summer TWC will be offering licensed teachers the opportunity to earn an endorsement in special education.

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Education Angels invites community to Chili Cook-Off

February 5, 2014
Tennessee Wesleyan College's Education Angels will be hosting a Chili Cook-Off on Tuesday, Feb. 18 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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Management Excellence students awarded scholarships

February 5, 2014
TWC has awarded scholarships to several students in the college's Business Administration Department's Management Excellence program.

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TWC honors Davis for NAIA Hall of Fame induction

February 5, 2014
Tennessee Wesleyan College recently held a "Bobby Davis Day," honoring the TWC alumnus for his upcoming induction into the NAIA Hall of Fame.

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TWC hosts blood drive for all blood types

February 5, 2014
Tennessee Wesleyan College will host a blood drive on Thursday, Feb. 27 from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

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TWC inducts Henderson into Hall of Fame

January 21, 2014
Tennessee Wesleyan College has inducted Jim Henderson into the TWC Hall of Fame.

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Tennessee Wesleyan graduates 98 at second winter commencement

December 17, 2013
Tennessee Wesleyan College celebrated its second winter commencement, graduating 98 students at Friday's ceremony in Townsend Auditorium.

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Tennessee Wesleyan to host second winter commencement

December 3, 2013
Tennessee Wesleyan College will host its second Winter Commencement on Friday, December 13 in the college's Townsend Auditorium.

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TWC and Star 102.1 award ME Degree scholarship

December 3, 2013
Tennessee Wesleyan College teamed up with Star 102.1 and awarded one lucky winner a full $12,000 scholarship for the college's Management Excellence Evening Program.

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Famous anthropologist speaks at TWC Criminal Justice event

December 2, 2013
TWC's Criminal Justice Society recently held their Ninth Annual Chili Supper Fundraiser where Dr. William Bass was the featured speaker.

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Reese Family Christmas Tree Farm donates tree to TWC

December 2, 2013
Chad Reese of Calhoun's Reese Family Christmas Tree Farm has graciously donated a 17-foot tree to TWC.

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Business Department awarded $20,000 grant

November 19, 2013
Tennessee Wesleyan College's Business Administration Department was recently awarded a $20,000 grant through the Merck Neighbor of Choice program.

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Hundreds volunteer for Third Annual Day of Service

November 15, 2013
This year's Tennessee Wesleyan College Day of Service saw 235 students and 37 faculty and staff members volunteer 1,360 hours of service at 24 projects sites.

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Forgerty shares expertise on Tennessee education

November 8, 2013
TWC graduate students recently had the opportunity to discuss changes in Tennessee education with State Representative John Forgety.

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Students travel to Mississippi to volunteer for alternative fall break

November 8, 2013
Fall break at Tennessee Wesleyan College is a welcome bit of time off for most students. For a few, it's an opportunity to volunteer that time by providing community service.

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TWC hosts Suicide Awareness Walk

November 6, 2013
This Saturday, Nov. 9, TWC will host a Suicide Awareness Walk.

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TWC presents fall production The Playboy of the Western World

October 30, 2013
This November the Tennessee Wesleyan College Theatre Program will present their fall production.

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Trailing Ahead: Environmental science students partner with City of Athens to develop new hiking trail

October 29, 2013
Tennessee Wesleyan College Environmental Science students have embarked on a partnership with the City of Athens that has allowed them to participate in a service-learning project that benefits both the students and the community.

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Elliotts and Ken Elliott legacy honored at Homecoming

October 24, 2013
The Elliott family was honored for their continuous generosity and dedication to Tennessee Wesleyan College at the college's 2013 Homecoming.

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TWC alumni rediscover heritage at Homecoming

October 18, 2013
More than 300 alumni and friends of the college came together on Tennessee Wesleyan College's beautiful 40-acre campus to rediscover their Wesleyan heritage and pride.

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Business Advisory Council holds fall meeting

October 17, 2013
On Tuesday, October 1, TWC's Department of Business held its fall Business Advisory Council meeting.

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Parton shares internship information with business students

October 17, 2013
A group of business students were inspired and encouraged by a guest speaker.

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

October 16, 2013
This year's "Trick-or-Treat with TWC" will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 29.

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English Honor students present academic papers at symposium

October 16, 2013
Three TWC students recently presented scholarly papers at Lee University's Eleventh Annual Literary Symposium.

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TWC education students get classroom experience

October 2, 2013
TWC education students have taken their learning out of a college classroom and into a kindergarten classroom.

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TWC alumni raise money for European choir tour

October 1, 2013
Two TWC alumni have taken a special interest in helping raise money for the TWC choir to travel to Europe next summer.

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Meet the Bulldogs: TWC invites community to meet college athletes

September 10, 2013
TWC will be hosting its Second Annual Meet the Bulldogs athletic event on Thursday, September 19.

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

September 10, 2013
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 2014 edition of "Best Colleges" which was released Tuesday.

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Colleges launch bachelor program

August 27, 2013
Tennessee Wesleyan College has partnered with Cleveland State Community College to offer students an opportunity to complete a Bachelor of Science in Management Excellence.

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SouthEast Bank awards scholarships to TWC students

August 27, 2013
SouthEast Bank has generously awarded scholarships to two TWC students.

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TWC's Davis inducted into NAIA Hall of Fame

August 27, 2013
A former TWC basketball star has been inducted into the NAIA Hall of Fame.

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Wesleyan Chemistry student conducts cancer research at UT

August 20, 2013
Wesleyan Chemistry Major Alexa Marlow spent her summer conducting cancer research at UTK.

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Tennessee Wesleyan hires new faculty members

August 5, 2013
In preparation for the upcoming fall semester, Tennessee Wesleyan College has welcomed eight new faculty members to the TWC family.

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Bevins donates pitching machine to TWC Bulldogs

July 26, 2013
TWC has accepted a generous donation from Mike Bevins that provided a new pitching machine for TWC Baseball.

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Business students attend conference for second year

July 11, 2013
Eight Business students recently flew to Anaheim, Calif., to represent Tennessee at the Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda National Leadership Conference.

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Dover honored with 2013 Exemplary Teacher Award

July 3, 2013
Tennessee Wesleyan College's Dr. Chris Dover has been awarded the 2013 Exemplary Teacher Award by the United Methodist Church General Board of Higher Education and Ministry.

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Dunn recognized with award named in his honor

July 2, 2013
The Society of Appalachian Historians have honored TWC Professor Dr. Durwood Dunn by naming an award after him.

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Faculty, staff volunteer for United Way's Day of Caring

June 20, 2013
TWC faculty and staff recently volunteered for United Way's Day of Caring.

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Four TWC baseball players sign professional contracts

June 18, 2013
Tennessee Wesleyan College recently had four baseball players sign professional contracts to continue their career.

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McDonald wins prestigious Holston Conference Award

June 18, 2013
Tennessee Wesleyan College's Dr. William McDonald was honored with the Francis Asbury Award for Fostering Ministries in Higher Education.

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TWC athletics, student win AAC awards

May 29, 2013
For the second year in a row, Tennessee Wesleyan College has been awarded the Duard Walker All-Sports Trophy, being honored for having the most successful Appalachian Athletic Conference athletics program of the year.

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TWC baseball champions inducted into TN Sports Hall of Fame

May 23, 2013
The 2012 Tennessee Wesleyan College NAIA Baseball World Series Champions were recently inducted into the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame.

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TWC cheerleading camp open to community children

May 22, 2013
This June Tennessee Wesleyan College will be offering a cheerleading camp that will be open to community children from the pre-kindergarten age to the eighth grade level.

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First nurses graduate from new Online RN to BSN program

May 13, 2013
TWC's Fort Sanders Nursing Department has graduated its inaugural class from its Online RN to BSN program.

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Business students qualify for national conference

May 10, 2013
For the second year in a row, TWC Business students will travel across the country to participate in the FBLA-PBL National Leadership Conference.

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Tennessee Wesleyan College graduates 201 students at 156th Spring Commencement

May 5, 2013
TWC's celebration of its 156th Commencement spanned three days and three major events.

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TWC Education students provide wetlands clean-up

May 5, 2013
A group of TWC students partnered to help with spring maintenance at the Athens City Park wetlands area.

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Tennessee Wesleyan hosts regional high school math competition

April 23, 2013
Tennessee Wesleyan College recently hosted seven local high schools for this year's East Tennessee Regional Math Contest.

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Students, faculty and staff honored at Honors Convocation

April 18, 2013
During TWC's 2013 Honors Convocation more than 100 faculty, staff and students were awarded for their excellent work.

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Local teachers receive Common Core training at TWC Open House

April 16, 2013
TWC's Department of Education hosted its monthly Open House on Thursday, April 11, featuring "Transitioning to Common Core Standards."

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TWC's Annual Bulldog Classic raises funds for student conference trip

April 12, 2013
Saturday, April 6, Tennessee Wesleyan College held its 15th Annual 5k Race, the "Bulldog Classic."

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Tennessee Wesleyan staff celebrated at appreciation luncheon

April 11, 2013
Tennessee Wesleyan College staff gathered together Thursday for the college's 11th Annual Staff Recognition Luncheon.

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TWC baseball reception celebrates facility renovations

April 9, 2013
Tennessee Wesleyan College held a baseball reception on Saturday, April 6 for donors who have contributed to the college's baseball team with donations and field renovations throughout the past year.

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Tennessee Wesleyan Junior organizes Arbor Day tree planting

April 5, 2013
Tennessee Wesleyan College Junior Kimberly Key has organized an Arbor Day tree planting on TWC's campus.

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TWC announces new VP for Enrollment and Communications

April 5, 2013
Dr. Jerry Jackson will be joining the Tennessee Wesleyan College staff on June 1 when he fulfills the role of Vice President for Enrollment and Communications.

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TWC students travel to Costa Rica for spring break mission trip

April 4, 2013
For a group of Tennessee Wesleyan College students, faculty and staff members, this year's spring break meant leaving studying and work behind to travel to Costa Rica to perform mission work.

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Tennessee Wesleyan College and J103 give away ME Degree

April 2, 2013
Tennessee Wesleyan College teamed up with J103 and awarded one lucky winner a free TWC ME degree.

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TWC Open House features Common Core training

March 28, 2013
On April 11, Tennessee Wesleyan College's Department of Education will host its monthly Open House.

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Women's Health Awareness event to be held

March 28, 2013
TWC will host its first Women's Health Awareness event on Saturday, April 13 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Childcare is available and free for registrants.

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TWC earns place on National Honor Roll for Community Service

March 25, 2013
Tennessee Wesleyan College was named to the 2013 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.

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Business Advisory Council inaugural meeting held

March 21, 2013
Tuesday, March 12, Tennessee Wesleyan's Department of Business held its inaugural Business Advisory Council meeting.

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Junior Casey Cooper named 2013 Newman Civic Fellow

March 21, 2013
Tennessee Wesleyan College Junior Casey Cooper is one of 181 students from 36 states who have been recognized as 2013 Newman Civic Fellows.

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Tennessee Wesleyan hosts first Spring Fling concert series

March 5, 2013
This March Tennessee Wesleyan College is hosting its first Spring Fling, an annual spring semester concert series that will be open and free to the community.

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TWC education department to premiere monthly open house

March 4, 2013
New programs, technology and facilities will be featured at the premiere of Tennessee Wesleyan College's Department of Education Monthly Open House.

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TWC offers summer term

March 1, 2013
While most colleges and universities provide summer classes for their students, Tennessee Wesleyan College is offering more than just a science lab and a composition class.

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Tennessee Wesleyan choirs to perform spring tour

February 27, 2013
TWC choirs perform 2013 Spring Break Choir Tour this March.

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TWC hosts 12 local schools for Science Olympiad regional

February 21, 2013
Saturday, February 16 Tennessee Wesleyan College hosted Science Olympiad

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TWC hosts blood drive for all blood types

February 20, 2013
Thursday, February 28 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Tennessee Wesleyan College will host a blood drive.

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TWC senior chosen for prestigious summer medical program

February 8, 2013
On May 26 Tennessee Wesleyan College senior Christine Lumbasio will be headed for Nashville, Tenn. to participate in Vanderbilt University's prestigious Summer Science Academy.

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Tennessee Wesleyan students attend student mission conference

January 28, 2013
Four Tennessee Wesleyan College students didn't take a break from their educations during their December winter break.

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TWC to offer information session for prospective transfer, evening, graduate students

January 2, 2013
Tennessee Wesleyan College will offer an evening information session on Friday, February 8 at 6:30 p.m. in Glenn Lowe Dining Room in the college's Sherman Fine Arts Building.

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TWC Angel Tree project successful in second year

December 13, 2012
This year Tennessee Wesleyan College's Center for Servant Leadership has coordinated the college's second annual TWC Angel Tree project which provides gifts to individuals at local agencies including nursing and assisted living homes.

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TWC ME student receives $1,000 scholarship

December 13, 2012
A Tennessee Wesleyan College Management Excellence student, Karen Raby, has received a $1,000 scholarship from the Loudon Monroe Human Resource Association.

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Tennessee Wesleyan graduates 83 at college's first winter commencement

December 8, 2012
Tennessee Wesleyan College celebrated its first winter commencement, graduating 83 students at Friday's ceremony in Townsend Memorial Hall.

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Tennessee Wesleyan's December Commencement

December 5, 2012
TWC's first ever December graduation will be Friday, Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m. in Townsend Memorial Hall.

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TWC's Fort Sanders Nursing Department celebrates milestones

December 4, 2012
Friday, November 30, the college held a 10-year reunion that brought together students from Fort Sander's first graduating class as well as former and current nursing faculty.

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Tennessee Wesleyan hosts Christmas Open House

November 29, 2012
Tennessee Wesleyan is spreading the Christmas cheer this holiday season. The college will be hosting its second annual Christmas Open House Thursday, December 6.

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TWC's Fellowship of Christian Athletes hold fundraiser

November 28, 2012
This Saturday show your support for TWC's Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

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TWC piano donation honors Harry C. Johnson Jr.

November 20, 2012
Catherine "Cacky" Wentworth-Johnson has recently donated a piano in honor of her late husband, Harry C. Johnson Jr., to Tennessee Wesleyan College.

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Tenth Annual Lessons and Carols to be held

November 19, 2012
The Tennessee Wesleyan College Department of Fine Arts will host their Tenth Annual Lessons and Carols service on Thursday, November 29, at 7 p.m. at Allen Memorial United Methodist Church in Athens, Tenn.

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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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Tennessee Wesleyan and J103 partner to give away scholarship

March 29, 2012
For the second year in a row, Tennessee Wesleyan College and local radio station J103 have teamed up to award a scholarship to one deserving student.

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TWC offers information session for transfer and evening students

March 29, 2012
Transfer students interested in attending Tennessee Wesleyan College or finishing their degree in TWC's Management Excellence evening program are invited to attend the Transfer Evening Information Session on April 13 at 6:30 p.m. in the Glenn Lowe Dining Room on the TWC campus.

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Windt honored with 2012 Exemplary Teacher Award

March 23, 2012
The United Methodist Church has awarded the spring 2012 Exemplary Teacher Award to Tennessee Wesleyan College's Dr. Nathan Windt, director of choral activities and assistant professor of music. Sponsored by the Division of Higher Education of the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry, the award recognizes Windt for his contribution to his students and the academic community.

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TWC offers summer special education endorsement

March 22, 2012
This summer Tennessee Wesleyan College will be offering licensed teachers the opportunity to add an endorsement in special education during a summer academy from May 7 to July 27 that prepares teachers for working with special education students in an inclusive setting in the regular education classroom, a resource classroom, or a self-contained classroom.

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"Hit or Miss" production shares student perspectives

March 20, 2012
For 17 Tennessee Wesleyan College students, the past few weeks have been a whirlwind.

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Mission Guatemala: TWC students perform spring break mission work

March 19, 2012
Spring break for most college students means a break from classes and a trip to the beach. For six Tennessee Wesleyan College students, this year's spring break was an opportunity to commit to a week's worth of mission work in one of the top ten poorest countries in the world.

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TWC hosts ten schools in Science Olympiad competition

March 19, 2012
Saturday Tennessee Wesleyan College hosted Science Olympiad, a science-based competition that more than 6,200 teams from 50 U.S. states compete in each year. Student teams from four middle schools and six high schools competed in 23 open science events that tested their practical skill and understanding of science and engineering.

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Women's basketball players receive academic honor

March 19, 2012
The NAIA recently honored 162 Division II Women's Basketball student-athletes with the 2012 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes award. Tennessee Wesleyan College is home to five of the 162 young women who were recognized by the NAIA.

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Psychology students present Facebook research study at conference

March 12, 2012
Tennessee Wesleyan College students Jennifer White, Mallory Cullin, Kallie Tinnel, Spencer Creekmore and Tanner Stencil presented their study "Facebook and Self-Esteem: What your profile picture says about you," at the Southeastern Psychological Association Conference in New Orleans Feb. 17.

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Scholarship donated in honor of TWC professors

March 12, 2012
Bryan and Beth Jackson pledge $25,000 to TWC's scholarship fund to honor Dr. Durwood Dunn and Dr. David Duncan.

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Men and Women in National Tourney

March 2, 2012
The Men's and Women's Basketball Teams earned trips to the National Tournament. The Men's team won the regular season and conference tournament while the women, who won the regular season, earned an at-large bid.

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Tennessee Wesleyan names Cornette Assoc. Dean of Nursing

February 28, 2012
Dr. Robert E. Cornette joins TWC faculty beginning July 1

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Alums Choat & Green Honored

February 17, 2012
TWC Alums Gene Choat and Angie Green were honored by the Etowah Area Chamber of Commerce for their community involvement and spirit.

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TWC's Garza Wins UW Award

February 17, 2012
TWC Professor Linda Garza was awarded at annual United Way banquet.

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Former TWC team captain issues shootout challenge.

February 9, 2012
1952 Women's Basketball team captain Betty Barnett took on current team member Alli Moreland during the halftime show on Wednesday, February 8, 2012.

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Athens Federal Donates $5,000 to TWC

January 20, 2012
Athens Federal Community Bank presented TWC with a donation for $5,000 in honor of TWC Senior Vice President Larry Wallace

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Day of Service and Remembrance

January 19, 2012
Monday, Jan. 16, 2012 marked the first Day of Service and Remembrance at Tennessee Wesleyan College to honor Martin Luther King.

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Gov. Haslam visits TWC

January 19, 2012
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam spoke on campus about his first year in office and what he would like to see for the future of the state.

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Augustine in Concert

January 12, 2012
Duo Jordan Meredith and Louis Johnson, an electro-folk duo, will perform at Tennessee Wesleyan College on Jan. 19 at 7 p.m. in Townsend Auditorium. Johnson has been a regular on MTV’s “My Life as Liz” for two seasons.

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Edscholar Scholarship Applications now being accepted.

December 15, 2011
Edsouth is offering a $7,000 annual scholarship. The applications is available online and the application deadline is April 1, 2012.

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Hunger & Homelessness Week

December 5, 2011
Tennessee Wesleyan College recently concluded Hunger and Homelessness Week. The week, from Monday, Nov. 14, through Friday, Nov. 18, had several events focusing on service to the community.

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Nelson Joins TWC

December 5, 2011
TWC Alum Randy Nelson has been appointed Chief Advancement Officer

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Behind the Swoosh

November 11, 2011
In BEHIND THE SWOOSH: Sweatshops and Social Justice, Keady shares his stories of living with Nike factory workers and his decade long effort to end sweatshop abuses. He also shows audience members what they can do to get involved and join this fight for justice.

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CSL offers Alternative Fall Break

September 22, 2011
TWC's Center For Servant Leadership is offering an alternative Fall Break trip to help rebuild Tuscaloosa, AL.

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Dr. Ellen Ott Marshall to speak at TWC

September 22, 2011
Tennessee Wesleyan College will host Christian Ethics Professor Ellen Ott Marshall of Emory University's Candler School of Theology, Atlanta, Georgia.

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Reception set for published TWC faculty

September 22, 2011
McDonald, Ruleman and Fisher to be honored by Merner Pfeiffer Library

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TWC's Merner Pfeiffer Library Digitizes Material

September 22, 2011
Yearbooks, catalogs and other materials available online.

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Matt Kennon in concert at TWC

September 12, 2011
Country Rocker to perform acoustic set for community with local duo John Higdon and Savannah Roberts to open show.

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BP Helps Fuel TWC

September 7, 2011
BP's Fueling Communities Grant awarded to TWC for Support of Scholarship Program

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Meet TWC Scheduled for Sept. 14

August 25, 2011
The annual event offers businesses, organizations and churches the opportunity to connect with Tennessee Wesleyan College students in a casual setting.

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TWC Alums Honored in DPA's 20 Under 40

August 18, 2011
Nine of the 20 honorees had TWC ties in the recent announcement by the Daily Post Athenian.

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Britt Nicole in Concert

July 13, 2011
Legacy Productions is proud to present Christian singer Britt Nicole in concert August 25 at 7 p.m. The concert, hosted as part of TWC's welcome week activities will be held on the lawn of Wesley Commons.

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McEwen work on display at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

June 15, 2011
The Judgement of Paris (ca. 1886) and Woman of the Empire (ca. 1900) will be on long-term loan to VMFA.

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Ten For Tenn Deadline Extended

May 11, 2011
The Theatre Department has extended the deadline for submissions through the Labor Day weekend. Ten plays will be selected for performance by the TWC Theatre Department.

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TWC grads told find 'true happiness' by making a difference in the world

May 10, 2011
TWC graduated more than 200 students on Saturday, May 7 and honored students, faculty and community members with annual awards.

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Knowles selected as TWC's 21st President

April 22, 2011
Dr. Harley Knowles has been selected as the 21st president of TWC. The announcement came following the Board of Trustees Spring meeting.

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Students, Staff and Faculty Awarded at Honors Day 2011

April 19, 2011
Tennessee Wesleyan College's Annual Honors Day Celebration recognizes the best and brightest in this year's class.

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TWC hosts 154th Commencement

April 18, 2011
TWC will host its 154th Commencement ceremony Saturday, May 7 at 9 a.m. in the Nocatula Gardens. The Baccalaureate service will take place Friday, May 6 at 8 p.m.

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TWC's Shaw accepted to Forensic program

April 18, 2011
When Taylor Shaw arrived at Tennessee Wesleyan College, she thought her path would be fairly straightforward.

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Vocal Ensembles Host Spring Concert

April 11, 2011
Enjoy the music of Beethoven, Brahms, Verdi, Mathias, Eric Whitacre, Eric William Barnum, Moses Hogan, and many more on Tuesday, April 12 at 7 p.m. at Keith Memorial United Methodist Church.

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Fine Arts Hosts Spring Production

April 6, 2011
The TWC Department of Fine Arts presents Family Portraits: A Tennessee Wesleyan Collage

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Top Three Finalists Selected in Presidential Search

March 23, 2011
Three finalists have been selected in the search for Tennessee Wesleyan College's 21st president.

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TWC hosts Career & Graduate School Fair

March 23, 2011
The Career Development Center is hosting its first Career & Graduate School Fair on Thursday, March 31, 2011, as a part of its Career Immersion 2011 - a week-long event focusing on career and professional development for TWC students.

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TWC & J103 partner for scholarship

March 2, 2011
Tennessee Wesleyan College has partnered with J103 to give away a scholarship to one of J103's listeners. The scholarship will cover one year's tuition to Tennessee Wesleyan College and is valued at up to $19,000.

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TWC Choral Ensembles Host Spring Tour

February 28, 2011
The Ensembles are touring the region March 6 - 8, 2011. Alumni and friends of the College are invited to attend the free performances and meet the ensemble members and fine arts faculty.

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Theologian Wells to address students, congregations

February 15, 2011
Wells, an ordained Anglican priest, dean of the Duke University Chapel and a research professor of Christian Ethics at Duke Divinity School, will deliver the keynote address during TWC's annual Heritage Day on Tuesday, Feb. 22 at 11 a.m.

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Erick Baker concert planned for TWC

February 8, 2011
Since releasing his debut EP, "It's Getting Too Late To Say It's Early," in 2008, Baker has been building a strong following with his passionate and heartfelt live performances. He has been widely accepted by a diverse group of fans while sharing the stage with artists ranging from James Blunt and Gavin Degraw, to John Legend and Natasha Bedingfield, along with receiving the honor of playing on the main stages of several major music festivals like Bonnaroo and Voodoo Fest.

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Education Department Hosts Pre-K Seminar

February 1, 2011
The Tennessee Wesleyan College Education Department will host an Endorsement Seminar for teachers interested in adding on a pre-K endorsement to their existing K-6, K-8, 1-8 or 1-9 certification on July 11-15, 2011.

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Peter Boie to perform Feb. 3

January 31, 2011
Peter Boie, the self proclaimed "Magician for Non-Believers," is bringing his show to Tennessee Wesleyan College on Thursday, February 3 at 7 p.m. in Townsend Auditorium on the College's campus.

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TWC Hosts Winter Open House

January 25, 2011
TWC invites prospective students and their families to attend the annual Winter Open House on Saturday, February 19, 2011.

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Alpha wins in TWC/Jaysec Partnership

January 24, 2011
Students in TWC's entrepreneurship class received hands-on experience Apprentice style through a partnership between the College and Jaysec Technologies, Inc., a software solution company headquartered in Athens.

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Habitat Club helps build community

January 17, 2011
The McMinn County Chapter of Habitat for Humanity has a few more helping hands and funds thanks to a new club on the campus of Tennessee Wesleyan College.

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College Announces Plan for Check-in and Start of Classes

January 7, 2011
Tennessee Wesleyan College will host check-in for returning students Thursday, Jan. 13 and Friday, Jan. 14. Registration for new students will take place Friday, Jan. 14. Classes will begin Monday, Jan. 17. Click title for more details.

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Dean's and Honors Lists Announced

January 4, 2011
To be eligible for the Honors List, a student must be registered for 12+ hours and attain a grade point average of at least 3.70 with no grade below B, for the Dean's List, a student must be registered for 12+ hours and attain a grade point average of at least 3.40 with no grade below C.

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Knoxville Campus Celebrates Open House

December 14, 2010
The Knoxville campus of Tennessee Wesleyan College celebrated its relocation with an Open House on Thursday, December 9. The campus is located at 9845 Cogdill Road, just off of Pellissippi Parkway.

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8th Annual Lessons and Carols

November 23, 2010
The Tennessee Wesleyan College Concert Choir, Chorale and Vox Humana present a Festival of Lessons and Carols

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TWC Knoxville Campus Open House

November 23, 2010
The TWC Fort Sanders Nursing Department and Knoxville Evening Business Program invite you to attend an Open House in celebration of the relocation of classrooms, labs and faculty and staff offices to 9845 Cogdill Road in Knoxville.

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Bragg Selected as Dr. Pepper Scholarship Winner

November 15, 2010
TWC's Joshua Bragg won $2,500 from Dr. Pepper as part of their "Million Dollar Tuition Giveaway and Contest."

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Moses wins Homecoming T-Shirt Contest

November 15, 2010
Rachel Moses won the Mathematics Club Homecoming T-Shirt Design Contest

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Presidential Search Moves Forward

November 15, 2010
Tennessee Wesleyan College plans to have its 21st president in place in time for the start of the 2011-2012 academic year.

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TWC & JAYSEC Technologies Partner

September 1, 2010
Students in Dan Fisher's Entrepreneurship class will get a hands-on education Apprentice style by partnering with Jaysec Technologies of Athens.

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