Trump signs executive order regarding immigration policy; students react

KNOXVILLE — President Donald Trump signed an executive order Friday regarding immigration policy. The order came just one week after the president’s inauguration. The stated purpose of the executive order is the “protection of the nation from foreign terrorist entry into the United States.” The order restricts visa-issuance from seven countries whose populations are feared to include … Read moreTrump signs executive order regarding immigration policy; students react

Creative Arts Council looks to the future

KNOXVILLE — The Johnson University Creative Arts Council is pushing for a wider representation of different arts and more events in the future. The Creative Arts Council is the force behind several events that happen on campus, including the Coffee House and dramas, as well as last semester an art show and a lip sync … Read moreCreative Arts Council looks to the future

JUTN sees small uptick in enrollment for spring 2017

KNOXVILLE — The Johnson University Tennessee campus undergraduate population has increased by 23 students for the spring semester of 2017. Admission officials are delighted with the new students, but would have like to have seen a higher enrollment. This is the second semester that has seen a lower new student enrollment. Twenty-four new students enrolled … Read moreJUTN sees small uptick in enrollment for spring 2017

JU student athlete excels on and off the court

KNOXVILLE — Not every college basketball player scores 1,000 points in their career, but that is exactly what Kenny White, one of the leaders of the Johnson University Royal’s Men’s Basketball team did earlier this season. White accomplished this feat early in his Junior year against Berea College in November. White’s teammates Seniors Jordon McClendon … Read moreJU student athlete excels on and off the court

Brazilian indoor soccer coaching offered to campus kids

KNOXVILLE — Johnson Student Luciano Nascimento is teaching Brazilian soccer on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 4:30-5:45 p.m.in the old gym this semester. The lessons are open to second through fifth grade kids. Nascimento, a native of Brazil, started a soccer academy in India, where he worked as a missionary teaching kids for five years. Of the … Read moreBrazilian indoor soccer coaching offered to campus kids

Johnson student passionate for unreached deaf community

KNOXVILLE — Johnson University Junior, Emily Farmer, stands happily smiling into the camera in front of the Chapman Highway Chick-fil-A she has worked at since she was 14. The video is silent as she motions in American Sign Language that the employees wanted to honor the local deaf community for Deaf Awareness Month. This community … Read moreJohnson student passionate for unreached deaf community

Missions event offers students chance to explore field

There are many ways students can get involved in God’s mission to redeem the Earth, but sometimes it is difficult to know how to fit into that plan. Organizers of the Next Steps Missions event are working to meet Christians where they are. Kevin Payton, one of the organizers of Next Steps, said that it … Read moreMissions event offers students chance to explore field

Royals Wellness offers fitness classes

KNOXVILLE — Johnson University students, faculty and staff have access to a variety of health classes and educational programs throughout the semester. Royals Wellness is a 13-week program that provides four different fitness classes designed to encourage the Johnson community to pursue a healthy lifestyle. The four classes are RoyalFit, Zumba, Yoga and Power Yoga. All … Read moreRoyals Wellness offers fitness classes