Truett McConnell Continues to Expand with Local Purchases

Jenny Gregory | 02/20/2018

By Dr. Gary Jarnagin Cleveland, Ga. –Truett McConnell University (TMU) continues to expand its campus to include additional student housing and classroom space, which will accommodate the Peter and Gredel Walpot School of Education. In April of 2016, TMU and the Cleveland Worship Center (CWC), entered into a three year lease/purchase agreement on two facilities…

Continuing to Sing Throughout the Years: Joy, Joy, Joy, Joy, Down in my Heart!

Jenny Gregory | 02/13/2018

by: Dr. Gary Jarnagin Cleveland, Ga. – Anyone who has walked through the Nix Student Center in the past nine years has probably heard singing. In August 1978, 39 years ago, Gloria Pruitt Sutton, known throughout the campus as Ms. Gloria, began a career at Truett-McConnell College, now Truett McConnell University. When asked to describe…

TMU to Name Campus Roads After Honorees

Jenny Gregory | 01/25/2018
TMU Names new roads

By Jenny Gregory Truett McConnell University [TMU] President Dr. Emir Caner announced the naming of four campus roadways in honor of significant university supporters during an unveiling ceremony on Tuesday, January 23. “The cabinet and I prayed about how can we honor those to whom honor is due,” Caner said. “Not only are you not…

TMU Receives Largest Private Donation in School History

Jenny Gregory | 01/23/2018

By Jenny Gregory Cleveland, Ga. – During Truett McConnell University’s [TMU] weekly chapel service on Tuesday, the Georgia Baptist Foundation presented the university with a check for over $3.7 million, the largest single private donation in the school’s history. The gift comes from the estate of the late Ms. Mildred Ruth Brown, who passed away…

Blessed are the Music Makers

Jenny Gregory | 01/18/2018
Phillip Simmons

by Jenny Gregory When watching a favorite movie, we find ourselves connected with the characters, fascinated by the visual effects or even repeating the scripted lines word for word after seeing the film a hundred times. For Phillip Simmons, a 2016 Truett McConnell University graduate, what fascinates him is the score – the instrumental masterpieces…

We Are TMU: Lillian Firth

Jenny Gregory | 12/05/2017

By Jordan Haney CLEVELAND, Ga., “The Lord has blessed me with compassion for people who are hurting because I can relate to them. I want to be there for someone who is hurting,” says Lillian Firth, a sophomore Nursing major at Truett McConnell University (TMU). Firth shares how she hopes to use her past experiences…