Category: Homecoming

Stories from homecoming: JU alumnus focuses on worship as he returns for homecoming

This year’s homecoming saw the return of many Johnson alumni, including Ben Abbott, a 2009 Johnson graduate.Abbott said he returned for homecoming to see people, put aside responsibilities and to […]

Stories from homecoming: Chairman positive about university’s future

KNOXVILLE — Homecoming week is a time for past and present students to interact and build on the foundation of what it means to be a part of the Johnson […]

Stories from homecoming: A lot has changed at JU in half a century

Lemuel Hardison and his wife Maryland arrived on Johnson University’s campus Tuesday afternoon for Homecoming. Hardison graduated from JU in 1966 and now works as pastor at Northspray Christian Church […]

Stories from homecoming: 1995 JU Alumnus reflects on past, challenges current students

KNOXVILLE—1995 Johnson Alumnus, Brian Walton, reminisces on his time at JU and how things have changed.Walton is currently the Executive director at Central European Christian Education Foundation. He challenges current students to […]

President Weedman presents annual report  

KNOXVILLE —Johnson University President, Gary Weedman presented his annual financial report last Wednesday, including updated information on JU’s achievements and future plans. Weedman began the session by mentioning the recent […]

JU alumnus returns to celebrate Homecoming hospitality

KNOXVILLE — Pastor Tom Cash, a 2000 Johnson University graduate in the preaching and church leadership program, has served in ministry for forty years. He spoke on his ministry experience […]

Johnson to host homecoming 2017

KNOXVILLE — Johnson University’s annual homecoming celebration is just a few weeks away. Each year the campus takes on a different energy as alumni return to campus. Homecoming is slated […]

JU alumni Graffs return for homecoming

KNOXVILLE – Throughout homecoming week, many alumni returned to their alma matter: Johnson University. Among these alumni were Bruce and Mary Ann Graff, class of ’77 and ’76, respectively.  The […]

Alumni, students fellowship yearly over competition

It’s a normal weekday evening at the Old Gym where a group of about 15 area high school kids have gathered for an impromptu basketball game. A handful of their peers lounge in the […]