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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