Ruth Thomas, who, with her husband Arnold, was an integral part of the Tusculum choral program for two decades, passed away July 19 after a period of declining health.
Construction has begun on the new Ronald H. and Verna June Meen Center for Science and Math. Watch the progress on our web cam feed.
New positions, recognition and a return home are all part of the Class Notes edition for this month.
The designation recognizes colleges and universities for exemplary service efforts and service to America’s communities.
Posted on 29 July 2015
Kathy May has been named director of the Tusculum College Community Chorus.
She will be replacing Dr. David Hendricksen, who is retiring this year after 19 years of directing.
The Chorus began with 35 singers in 1996, when Hendricksen founded the group. Over the years, more than 300 singers have performed with the chorus. Matthew Brickey will also being joining the group as their new accompanist.
Posted on 27 July 2015
Recent acceptance into a national organization for reciprocity agreements will make opportunities for distance learning across state lines more abundant at Tusculum College.
Tusculum College has been approved to join the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements. NC-SARA is a nationwide initiative of states that will make distance education courses more accessible to students across state lines, as well as making it easier for states to regulate and institutions to participate in interstate distance education.
Posted on 20 July 2015
Two new department chairs have been named in the School of Arts and Sciences for the 2015-16 academic year at Tusculum College. Dr. Deborah Bryan has been appointed chair of the department of fine arts, and Dr. Melissa Keller has been appointed chair of the department of natural sciences.
Posted on 10 July 2015
Wayne Thomas has been named dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at Tusculum College.
Thomas has served as interim dean since July 2014, and formerly as chair of the Department of Fine Arts and as associate professor of English. He also served as the chair of the English Department. He joined Tusculum College in 2005 and not only continuously worked to serve his students and grow his departments but also built several strong arts and humanities programs that have become part of the college’s culture.
Posted on 07 July 2015
Tusculum College welcomed Congressman Phil Roe to campus on Monday, July 6. Roe visited the campus to learn more about the college preparation programs offered by Tusculum College through the TRIO programs.
Posted on 30 June 2015
The Women’s Fund of East Tennessee has awarded a $10,000 grant to Tusculum College for a first generation college student mentoring program. Representatives of the Women’s Fund presented the funds to representatives of the college at a luncheon on the Greeneville campus in June.
Posted on 19 June 2015
The President Andrew Johnson Museum and Library at Tusculum College has received an $800 grant from the Tennessee Historical Records Advisory Board to purchase shelving to improve the storage for its historic collections.
The Tennessee Historical Records Advisory Board received $27,500 from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission to assist Tennessee’s historic record centers through a grant program called State and National Archival Partnership. SNAP Grants are available up to $2,500.
Posted on 18 June 2015
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam announced Wednesday 18 Tennessee teachers selected to serve on the first Governor's Teacher Cabinet.
Among those named was Nick Darnell, a native of Greeneville who graduated from Tusculum with his bachelor’s degree in elementary education in 2006. Darnell is a Niswonger Scholar and while at Tusculum was inducted into the Alpha Chi National Honor Society and helped found the college’s chapter of College Republicans.
Posted on 15 June 2015
Celebrating the successful completion of their high school careers, 40 Tusculum College Upward Bound seniors and their families attended a banquet and discussed paths to success at their respective colleges in conjunction with College Signing Day. Dr. Nancy B. Moody, president of Tusculum College, was the featured speaker. Funded by the U.S. Department of Education, [...]
Posted on 04 June 2015
A workshop designed to help high school students develop their leadership skills will be held June 25-27 in Chalmers Conference Center and led by Joel Denton, director of bands at Ooltewah High School.