TMU’s School of Music to Present Christmas Concert

By Jenny Gregory | 10/22/2020

Truett McConnell University’s (TMU) Felix Manz School of Music will present the 2020 Christmas concert on Tuesday, November 17th at 9:30 a.m., during chapel service, and 7:00 p.m. in the George Blaurock Student Wellness Center, located on the university’s campus. The program will include several Christmas selections featuring the Chorale, Wind Ensemble, TMU Jazz, and…

Local Pastor Improves Counseling Abilities through TMU’s Biblical Counseling Certificate

By Jenny Gregory | 10/21/2020
Doug Porter

Pastor Doug Porter of Habersham Baptist Church in Demorest said his pursuit of a Biblical Counseling Certificate, and currently a Master of Arts in Professional Counseling, has equipped him to better pastor and counsel his church. “The desire for me was to know more and realize there are other issues besides spiritual,” said Porter. “You…

Truett McConnell University Cancels Annual Treats at Truett Event

By Jenny Gregory | 10/12/2020

Truett McConnell University (TMU) recently made the difficult decision to cancel the annual Treats at Truett event initially scheduled for October 31, 2020. While the university regrets to inform the community of the cancellation, the decision was made in an effort to maintain the health and safety standards in place in order to combat the…

Dorough Brings New Perspective to TMU Board of Trustees

By Jenny Gregory | 10/07/2020
Julie Dorough at recent trustee meeting.

Throughout Truett McConnell University’s (TMU) 74-year history, many have served faithfully on the board of trustees. Mrs. Julie Dorough is one of the newest Trustee members elected by the Georgia Baptist Convention. Dorough brings a perspective to the group she feels is very important. “I am a mom, and I want to know that as…

TMU Receives Top 10 Ranking in Best Christian Colleges & Universities in Georgia

By Jenny Gregory | 10/07/2020

According to the latest 2020 U.S. Department of Education ratings, Truett McConnell University (TMU) was recently ranked as the ninth best Christian college in the state of Georgia by EDsmart, a company that provides college rankings, reviews, and ratings. To be considered for this ranking, EDsmart assesses Christian colleges in Georgia based on data that…

TMU Alumnus, NAIA Champions of Character Recipient, Begins Career in Law Enforcement

By Jenny Gregory | 10/05/2020

Since graduating from Truett McConnell University (TMU) in 2020, Donald Bonner is one step closer to meeting a long-time goal: to be sworn in as a trooper with the Georgia State Patrol. His desire to make a difference in the lives of others led to his desire to be a trooper. “When I was younger,…