The chair of the Holston Conference Board of Higher Education and Ministry is Rev. Magan Stubblefield.

News Higher Ed / Campus Ministry

Leaders of Holston Conference express gratitude to Ed Harmon outside the conference room named for him in the Alcoa Conference Center. From left to right: Rev. Charles Maynard, Bishop Mary Virginia Taylor, Ed Harmon, Rev. Jason Gattis, Rick Cherry.
Holston college scholarship endowment named for Ed Harmon

Press release ALCOA, Tenn. – For years to come, students at two United Methodist colleges affiliated with the Holston Conference will know the name of William “Ed” Harmon.   An endowment providing scholarships to students at Tennessee Wesleyan ...

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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 ...