Students can earn salt hours with Yoke, transform lives

KNOXVILLE — Yoke is a local Knoxville nonprofit organization that connects college students with middle school students as part of an after school mentorship program. Yoke has programs meeting after school in 27 schools across the greater Knoxville area. The club meets for an hour and consists of games, help with homework or studying for students and … Read moreStudents can earn salt hours with Yoke, transform lives

JU students reach out to homeless community

KNOXVILLE — Every Friday night a small group of Johnson University students heads to downtown Knoxville. While most college students who travel downtown on the weekend are looking for fun at the local restaurants and bars, these students have a very different mission in mind. Members of Houseless Ministry, a group started by JUTN students, … Read moreJU students reach out to homeless community

Wilbur, Linda Reid Second Mile Award honors lifestyle of service

KNOXVILLE — In 1970 Wilbur Reid II and his wife Linda came to Johnson University. At that time, Universities sending out contemporary camp teams was a new idea, and the Reids came to Johnson, in part, to lead New Encounter, the university’s new camp team. Little did they know that coming to JUTN would be … Read moreWilbur, Linda Reid Second Mile Award honors lifestyle of service

Global Learning Center hosts interviews to increase understanding of religious diversity

KNOXVILLE — Editors Note: Some last names have been removed from this story to protect individuals returning to foreign countries. International students at Johnson University Tennessee are being offered the chance to share their personal experience with religion in a series of interviews hosted by director of international relations, Duan Hua and the Global Learning … Read moreGlobal Learning Center hosts interviews to increase understanding of religious diversity

Missions team to visit chapel offering recipients

A team form JUTN left Thursday to spend the week with this year’s chapel offering recipients. Each year Harvesters, a student missions organization on campus, chooses a mission to give all chapel offerings to. The 2016-2017 school year’s recipients is the Mirembe Cottage for Street Girls. Mirembe’s mission is to “provide a safe home and … Read moreMissions team to visit chapel offering recipients

JU Global Learning Center introduces language clubs

JU student Emma Riley, began working at the newly established Global Learning Center at the beginning of this semester. Riley feels that there was a real need for the Global Learning Center at Johnson University. “There was not really a place to showcase, or display, the partnerships we have with other schools in other countries,” … Read moreJU Global Learning Center introduces language clubs

See what these Royals are up to for Week of E

  “I’m going home. I’m gonna do some homework, hang out with my family and visit with them.” — Nicole Brunsnan, a senior         “Going to the beach for four days, but tomorrow we’re leaving for my mother-in-law’s 90th birthday, then we’re going home.” — Pat Fuller, Director of Undergraduate Studies of … Read moreSee what these Royals are up to for Week of E