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Hiwassee dental program acquired by Tennessee Wesleyan

   Holston Foundation gives $100,000 to support transfer ALCOA, Tenn. (May 17, 2019) -- The Holston Foundation has given $100,000 to Tennessee Wesleyan University to support its acquisition of Hiwassee College’s dental hygiene program. Tennessee ...

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Hiwassee College closing in May

  March 29, 2019 (UMNS) -- Hiwassee College, a United Methodist-related college founded in 1849 to educate first-generation college students in rural Appalachia, is closing May 10 for financial reasons.  The college’s board of trustees voted this ...

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Wesley Foundation offers safe place during protest

  KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 30, 2017) – Madeline Wimmer was curled up with her textbook on a sofa at the Wesley Foundation. She was safe with her friends on a Saturday afternoon, yet a half-mile away, thousands of protesters were gathering around a ...