School safety, gun control debates continue across country

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

Your Role in the Story of Johnson: Brandon Perry

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

JUTN’s First Generation Students gathering scholarship fund donations

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

Your Role in the Story of Johnson: Carl Bridges

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

Johnson hosts Allen Morris Moustache Memorial 5k run/walk

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

Does Black History Month serve its original purpose? Reflections on last month’s celebration

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