8 Ways to Conquer the Mid-Semester Slump

By Zach Walker | 10/13/2020

Lately, I’ve been feeling the workload picking up for me as we go through finals and completing more involved assignments. On top of that, it can be hard to manage that and a job workload while still finding time to rest. I had the thought that if I am feeling the weight of the semester,…

Mountain Perks: Outdoor Opportunities During a Pandemic

By Dr. Robert Bowen | 08/27/2020

There is no question that the campus is a little different this fall. There is also no question that 2020 should never be repeated…ever. For the current college generation, 2020 will forever be in your memories as 2001 is forever in the minds of the generation I went to college with – both of these…

The Top 10 Things You DO NOT Want to Forget When Packing for College

By Jenny Gregory (with some helpful advice from TMU upperclassmen) | 08/03/2020

Packing for college can be pretty overwhelming, especially if this is your first time. It requires a lot of foresight to get everything you need for a year away from home! Aside from the usual suspects (sheets, shower shoes, fridge, etc.), our college veterans weighed in on items they wish they remembered. Here are the top…

Advice from Parents: Preparing for the College Goodbye

By Jenny Gregory (with the help of some veteran moms and dads) | 08/02/2020
Family on Campus

It seems like yesterday your son or daughter was saying their first words and taking those first steps. Fast forward what feels like a few hours, and he is embarking on one of the biggest journeys – college. As a mom, the thought of my kids leaving the nest only calls for one thing –…

My College Experience: Five things I learned my first year

By Zach Walker | 07/27/2020

I had a great first year at Truett McConnell University, and I also learned a lot. There are several lessons that I would like to share with students entering college this fall. My hope is that you will heed my advice and have an even greater year than I!  Attend student events. I loved going…

We Can Be United in the Midst of Our Diversity

By Javier Chavez | 07/06/2020

Diversity is always a positive experience only if it is accompanied with respect, understanding, gratitude, and hope. It is not a surprise to any of us that the United States has become a highly multicultural and ethnically diverse country. As a nation, America has embraced, through the years, peoples of different languages, ethnicities, colors, and…