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100 years Later: TMU History Graduate and Master’s Student Gives Perspective of World War I

By John Thomas Justus | 11/09/2018
World War 1

One hundred years ago this Sunday, November 11, marked the end of the deadliest conflict in human history up to that point. What started as a result of the assassination of the heir to the Austrian throne, quickly spiraled into a war that engulfed an entire continent, lasting four long years. The reason for this…

TMU English Professor to Publish Third Novel

By Jenny Gregory | 11/08/2018
Walton Young

Senior Professor of English, Dr. Walton Young has taught at Truett McConnell University for over ten years, and has written and published short stories and novels, both nationally and internationally. Young’s first published novel, A Gathering of Eagles, is set during and after World War I primarily in Bartow County, Georgia, where Young has family…

A Life-changing, 24-day Global Excursion

By Maggie Reeves | 11/05/2018
LKD Trip

On May 23, a group of students led by our professor, Dr. Van Sanders, began a 24-day outreach trip to London, Kenya, and a city in the Middle East.Each one of us had different expectations and hopes for this trip. Some were excited to return to Kenya to see familiar faces they had met the…

Carolyn King Ragan Charitable Foundation Awards TMU $20,000 Grant

By Dr. Gary Jarnagin | 11/05/2018
DNA sequencing

Dr. Andrew Fabich, Associate Professor of Microbiology in the Pilgram Marpeck School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), recently received a grant of $20,000 from the Carolyn King Ragan Charitable Foundation to purchase a DNA Sequencer. The DNA Sequencer will be used to find the exact information found in DNA, as it relates to…

TMU Psychology Professor Holds Survivors of Suicide Support Group in Cleveland

By Jenny Gregory | 11/02/2018
Dr. Natalie Ford

By Jenny Gregory Cleveland, Ga. – Truett McConnell University (TMU) Assistant Professor of Behavioral Science, Dr. Natalie Ford, will hold a Survivors of Suicide (SOS) Group on Thursday, November 15 at The Bridge Church in Cleveland. “Suicide grief is different,” Ford says. “Regret, shame, and guilt are just a few of the struggles that survivors…

Truett McConnell University Chorale and Community Choir Present “An Evening of Bluegrass and Song”

By Jenny Gregory | 11/01/2018
Chorale

Truett McConnell University’s Felix Manz School of Music will present “An Evening of Bluegrass and Song: Celebrating our American Folk Hymn Tradition” at the Ritz Theater in Toccoa, GA on Tuesday evening, November 13 beginning at 7:00 pm. The concert will include both the TMU Chorale and Community Choir along with the Chuck Nation Band…