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Changing Lives in Chiang Mai

Jenny Gregory | 09/21/2017

By: Jenny Gregory Cleveland, Ga. – Each year, Truett McConnell University (TMU) students, faculty and staff spend countless hours spreading the gospel, locally and abroad. This summer was no exception as one group embarked on a 20-hour flight to Chiang Mai, Thailand, for two weeks in mid-July. While in Thailand, the team of 21 TMU…


Truett McConnell University Ranks #2 in the South for Lowest Student Debt  

Jenny Gregory | 09/18/2017

By Jenny Gregory Cleveland, Ga. – According to the U.S. News & World Report’s (USN&WR) 2018 Best Colleges list, Truett McConnell University [TMU] ranks the second highest Regional College in the South for least student debt. According to the report, the average amount of debt upon graduation at TMU is $15,542. There are 324 Regional…


TMU Biology Major Interns at Zoo Atlanta

Jenny Gregory | 09/05/2017

By: Jenny Gregory Cleveland, Ga. – For most zoo patrons, the thought of working behind the scenes with the animals is simply a dream. For biology major Kayla Weeks, that dream became a reality during her summer break interning for Zoo Atlanta. “I wanted to do an internship over the summer that involved working with…


TMU Students Receive Over $100K in Scholarships from Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation

Jenny Gregory | 09/05/2017

By Jenny Gregory Cleveland, Ga. – Congratulations are in order to this year’s Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation scholarship recipients. The benevolent foundation was named after Lettie Pate Whitehead, a philanthropist and accomplished businesswoman who was married to Joseph B. Whitehead, one of the original bottlers of Coca-Cola. After her husband’s passing, Whitehead assumed management of…


TMU to Offer Free ADD Workshop to the Community

Jenny Gregory | 09/01/2017

By Jenny Gregory Cleveland, Ga. – Truett McConnell University’s Leonhard Schiemer School of Psychology and Biblical Counseling will be offering a free attention deficit disorder (ADD) workshop to the community on September 28. The workshop, titled “How to Minimize Distractions and Study More Effectively: Coping with ADD,” will be led by TMU Professor of Psychology,…


TMU Student Participates in Black Bear Conservation during Summer Internship

Jenny Gregory | 09/01/2017

By: Jenny Gregory Cleveland, Ga. – While most students spent their summer relaxing and resting their minds, biology major Elise Lombard spent three months encountering wild black bears at the North American Bear Center (NABC) in Ely, Minnesota. After being selected for the internship, Lombard packed her bags and headed to Northeast Minnesota where she…


TMU Celebrates Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting of Student Wellness Center

Jenny Gregory | 08/21/2017

By: Jenny Gregory Cleveland, GA – On Saturday, August 19, it was a great day to be a Truett McConnell University (TMU) Bear! TMU students, employees, alumni, trustees and friends gathered Saturday morning to celebrate the opening of the multi-million dollar George Blaurock Student Wellness Center (SWC), the largest capital project undertaken in the history…


TMU Student Wellness to Offer Community Memberships

Jenny Gregory | 08/10/2017

By: Jenny Gregory CLEVELAND, Ga. – Truett McConnell University is pleased to announce the grand opening of its newly constructed George Blaurock Student Wellness Center (SWC), a 69,000-sq. ft. state-of-the-art building, on Saturday, August 19. The Student Wellness Center will offer several opportunities for our students, faculty and staff to develop a stronger community within…


Truett McConnell University Opens New Campus Restaurant

Jenny Gregory | 08/08/2017

By: Jenny Gregory CLEVELAND, Ga. – Truett McConnell University (TMU) ushers in the new academic year with the opening of a new restaurant, The Georgia Public House. This addition compliments TMU’s existing campus dining spots, Carol Anne’s Café (formerly The Dining Hall) and The Daily, to broaden the options for the campus community and create…


New Parking Lots at TMU Provide More Than 175 New Parking Spaces

Jenny Gregory | 08/01/2017

By: Jenny Gregory Cleveland, Ga. – New construction at Truett McConnell University (TMU) means additional parking. Crews are working to develop over 175 new parking spaces on the university campus just in time for fall semester. The new parking spaces will be located adjacent to the George Blaurock Student Wellness Center (SWC), across from the…


TMU Offers New Scholarship to Habersham Learning Center Graduates

Jenny Gregory | 07/05/2017

By: Jenny Gregory Cleveland, Ga. – Truett McConnell University (TMU) is pleased to announce a new scholarship opportunity available to Habersham Central High School graduates who complete the Habersham Christian Learning Center [HCLC] program. According to Truitt Franklin, TMU Director of Financial Aid, the inaugural scholarship will be offered to TMU students who graduate from Habersham…


Bible Knowledge Pays Off for TMU Student

Jenny Gregory | 06/30/2017

by Jenny Gregory Cleveland, Ga. – Truett McConnell University (TMU) Christian Studies major, Andrew Nichols, from Sautee Nacoochee, Georgia, recently competed in the semi-finals on the National Bible Bee Gameshow hosted by Kirk Cameron. After participating in the National Bible Bee for seven years, Nichols, who hesitated at first, submitted his audition tape for the…


Jackson Named Head Wrestling Coach

Jenny Gregory | 06/12/2017

Cleveland, Ga – Truett McConnell University and its athletic department have named Jonathan Jackson the next head wrestling coach. Jackson most recently was an assistant coach at NCAA Division II Anderson University. Jackson worked as an assistant and interim coach at Anderson from 2010 to 2016. While wrestling at Anderson, he became a national champion…


Master of Arts in Professional Counseling to be offered at Truett McConnell University

Jenny Gregory | 05/31/2017

by Jenny Gregory CLEVELAND, Ga. – The Truett McConnell University (TMU) Leonhard Schiemer School of Psychology and Biblical Counseling announces the new Master of Arts in Professional Counseling (M.A. in Professional Counseling) degree program, recently approved by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), to be offered beginning August 2017. “One of…


Truett McConnell University Hires Additional Faculty to Support New Master’s Degrees

Jenny Gregory | 05/31/2017

by: Jenny Gregory CLEVELAND, Ga – With the addition of four new graduate programs, including the Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Biology, Master of Education and Master of Arts in Professional Counseling, Truett McConnell University (TMU) recently hired four new distinguished faculty members. The new faculty hires demonstrate TMU’s continued commitment to uphold a quality…

Aerial view of Miller Hall

Fields Named Head Women’s Basketball Coach

Jenny Gregory | 05/31/2017

Cleveland, Ga. – Truett McConnell President Dr. Emir Caner has announced that Tiek Fields will be the next head women’s basketball coach at TMU. “First, I would like to thank God for the opportunity to be the new head women’s basketball coach at TMU,” said Fields. “I am grateful for the opportunity and am looking forward to getting started. Fields…


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