KNOXVILLE—School safety remains a topic of concern and debate across public and private institutions. Thousands of people across the country have advocated for gun control and school safety, as part of a national campaign sparked by recent shootings like the one at Majory Stoneman Douglas High School. The reoccurence of school shootings across the country has … Read moreSchool safety, gun control debates continue across country
KNOXVILLE — Johnson University’s campus has been shaped and molded by hundreds of individuals through the years. Approaching the 125th anniversary, the Royal Scribe has prepared a video series that will introduce current Johnson faculty and staff, and give them a chance to reflect not only on how Johnson has shaped them personally, but how they … Read moreYour Role in the Story of Johnson: Brandon Perry
KISSIMMEE— JUFL graduate Cassie Pack was killed in a car accident in Kissimmee, FL Sunday. The university mourns her loss and grieves for her family, friends and husband Richard. Pack was a 2016 JUFL graduate and worked at Kissimmee Christian Church as the office assistant and elementary coordinator. Pack touched many lives in the Kissimmee community … Read moreJUFL mourns loss of graduate
KNOXVILLE—First-Generation students is a group dedicated to providing assistance and resources to those who are the first in their families to attend college. They work extensively on Johnson University Tennessee campus to see that their fellow students succeed. Adam Ruvo’s official title may be president, but he sees his role differently than what he says … Read moreJUTN’s First Generation Students gathering scholarship fund donations
KNOXVILLE — Johnson University’s campus has been shaped and molded by hundreds of individuals through the years. Approaching the 125th anniversary, the Royal Scribe has prepared a video series that will introduce current Johnson faculty and staff, and give them a chance to reflect not only on how Johnson has shaped them personally, but how they … Read moreYour Role in the Story of Johnson: Carl Bridges
KNOXVILLE—On February 21, Johnson hosted for the first time, the Allen Morris Moustache Memorial 5k run/walk. This event was created to benefit the Allen Morris Memorial Scholarship Fund. In 2016, Morris unexpectedly died during a softball tournament for his church—First Christian Church in Cookeville, TN where he preached, according to the scholarship’s gofundme page. David … Read moreJohnson hosts Allen Morris Moustache Memorial 5k run/walk
Many in Johnson University’s community believe that evangelicalism has stifled the voice of women and their participation in church leadership roles. Some students and faculty feel there is a lack of women in Johnson’s Preaching and Church Leadership major. Students suggest changes that they believe need to be made regarding women in church leadership.
KNOXVILLE — Black History Month, the annual observance marking the importance of African Americans to history, began February first, and Johnson students, among others, have differing views on what the observation means today. Peniel Joseph, the Barbara Jordan Chair in Political Values and Ethics and the founding director of the Center for the Study of Race … Read moreDoes Black History Month serve its original purpose? Reflections on last month’s celebration
Two Johnson students spoke out on the SALT requirements, saying it can be difficult to find the time to put in the hours, however, volunteering in the community and helping other people is rewarding.