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Tony Perkins Speaks to Largest Graduating Class in TMU History

By Jenny Gregory | 05/13/2019

Tony Perkins, President of the Family Research Council, ordained minister, USMC veteran, and nationally recognized speaker delivered Truett McConnell University’s (TMU) commencement address to 143 bachelor’s and master’s degree candidates, Saturday, May 11. The class of 2019 carried great significance, not only as the school’s largest graduating class but as the 70th anniversary of our…

Graduation 2019

Tony Perkins to Speak at 70th Commencement Ceremony, Largest Class in History

By Jenny Gregory | 04/29/2019

Truett McConnell University (TMU) announces Tony Perkins, President of the Family Research Council and nationally recognized speaker, as the 2019 commencement speaker on Saturday, May 11. Perkins, who is an ordained minister and veteran of the USMC, frequently appears as a guest on national news programs and talk shows. Recognized as the leading conservative and…


Truett McConnell Students Honored for Academic Excellence

By Jenny Gregory | 04/23/2019

Truett McConnell University (TMU) honored students, faculty, and staff for their achievements during the 2018-2019 Honor’s Day awards on April 22. TMU acknowledged 51 students who were members of the President’s List, the Dean’s List, or both for five consecutive semesters. Ten students, who maintained a 4.0 GPA, joined the President’s Club. The Dean’s List…

Honor's Chapel



‘There is no freedom without faith’: Gov. Huckabee Speaks at TMU’s Second Annual Faith & Freedom Celebration

By Jenny Gregory | 04/09/2019

On Saturday evening, Fox News Commentator Todd Starnes hosted the second annual Faith and Freedom Celebration with guest speaker and former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee at Truett McConnell University (TMU). Huckabee is the author of several best-selling books, an ordained Southern Baptist minister, public speaker, and a political commentator on “The Huckabee Report.” Huckabee ran for the Republican nomination in the…

Gov. Mike Huckabee


TMU Student Receives 10K from Emmanuel Baptist Church to Pay Student Debt

By Jenny Gregory | 04/04/2019

During a leadership training meeting held at Strong Rock Camp, TMU student Tristin Jewell was presented with a $10,000 check from Emmanuel Baptist Church of Blackshear, GA, to help pay student loans. Pastor Mike Stone, said, “We’re so proud of how God has been using Tristin as an intern through our student ministry. He is…


Truett McConnell Alum Advances to Physical Therapy School

By Jenny Gregory | 04/03/2019

Kirsten West, a 2018 Truett McConnell University (TMU) graduate, was recently accepted into the Doctor of Physical Therapy (PT) program at Augusta University. West, who graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology degree, will begin the doctoral program in early May where she will participate in a wide variety of physical therapy training opportunities.…



Winners Announced in TMU’s First Annual Writing Competition

By Jenny Gregory | 03/26/2019

Truett McConnell University’s (TMU) Conrad Grebel School of The Humanities recently held its first annual creative writing competition opened to students at the university. “Since this is our first competition ever, we didn’t know what to expect,” said Nan Allen, Assistant Professor of English. “We were excited to have so many entries and delighted by…


Education Major Enjoys Student Life at TMU

By Jenny Gregory | 03/18/2019

Education major Maritess Melber shares why the Student Wellness Center (SWC) and Student Life activities are some of her favorite things about TMU.


Radical Reformation Day: Our Anabaptist Heritage

By Jenny Gregory | 03/14/2019

During this week’s chapel service at Truett McConnell University (TMU), former Southern Baptist Convention President Dr. Paige Patterson presented the annual lecture series known as Radical Reformation Day. Before he began his sermon, TMU President Dr. Emir Caner introduced Radical Reformation Day, and its centering around Anabaptists like Balthasar Hubmaier who was responsible for initiating…


Dr. and Mrs. Paige Patterson Honored at Radical Reformation Day Lecture Series

By Jenny Gregory | 03/14/2019

During the annual Radical Reformation Day chapel service on March 12, Truett McConnell University Dean of the Balthasar Hubmaier School of Theology and Missions Dr. Maël Disseau, presented Dr. and Mrs. Paige Patterson with a proclamation plaque. Disseau read the following proclamation to the Pattersons. “Whereas Dr. and Mrs. Patterson have dedicated their lives to…

Paige and Dorothy Patterson

Dean of Theology and Missions Explains His Hope for Students at TMU

By Jenny Gregory | 03/12/2019

Dr. Maël Disseau, Dean of The Balthasar Hubmaier School of Theology and Missions and Associate Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies says, “We are not just here to help them [students] grow in their faith, but we are also here to help them worship God with their minds.” ###


TMU Alum Leads Seminar on Generation Z Students

By Jenny Gregory | 03/05/2019

Truett McConnell University’s (TMU) Leonhard Schiemer School of Psychology and Biblical Counseling will host a free  public seminar on those who are in the Generation Z gap, this Thursday, March 7. Ben Garrison, TMU alum and high school pastor at Christ Place Church of Flowery Branch will be speaking on XYZ Leadership: Helping Generation X…

Ben Garrison

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