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TMU Athletics Announces Addition of Mountain Biking

By Joan Suggs | 09/17/2018
Mountain Biking

Truett McConnell University Athletics announced the addition of a new Life Sport, mountain biking, on Monday morning. The Bears’ first season is set to begin fall 2019 with a team of 20. Cross-country is the discipline of mountain biking that TMU will compete in. TMU Athletics has been in communication with USA Cycling and the…

Truett McConnell University Drops Nike Apparel in Protest over Kaepernick Ad

By Jenny Gregory | 09/07/2018
TMU Protests Nike

In light of the recent marketing ad by Nike, Inc., Truett McConnell University President, Dr. Emir Caner, officially announced Friday morning the school will no longer purchase or carry apparel by an athletic company that uses someone to market their products who “mocks our troops.” The announcement comes on the heels of Nike airing its…

Bailey Jarnagin: A Love for Literature, Teaching and Her Students

By Jenny Gregory | 09/06/2018
Bailey Jarnagin Spotlight

As Dr. Seuss once wrote, “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” Diving into a good book opens up a whole world of knowledge starting from a very young age. For Bailey Jarnagin, a 2016 graduate of Truett McConnell University (TMU),…

TMU to Host STEM Day

By Jenny Gregory | 08/31/2018
STEM Day

STEM education is vitally important in today’s market. To highlight its importance, Truett McConnell University (TMU) will host STEM Day on Thursday, October 11, beginning at 10:30 a.m. STEM Day, sponsored by the Pilgram Marpeck School of STEM and the office of Undergraduate Admissions, is a one-day event providing prospective students a preview of the…

TMU Awarded NAIA Five-Star Gold Institution

By Joan Suggs | 08/31/2018

Truett McConnell University was named a Champions of Character Five-Star Institution by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics for the 2017-2018 academic year on Thursday. TMU was one of 74 institutions awarded the gold star distinction while 97 other institutions were named to the silver and bronze levels. “Being named a Five-Star Gold Institution is…

Truett McConnell University Prevails in U.S. Supreme Court Ruling

By Dr. Gary Jarnagin | 08/23/2018
bell and chapel

The 2011 Obama healthcare abortion/contraception mandate, which resulted in legal challenges from more than 90 religious nonprofit organizations, was struck down in a final judgment on July 17, 2018, by an Oklahoma federal judge. This final judgment was announced on August 8, 2018, by GuideStone, the Southern Baptist Convention’s health and financial benefits entity. After…