Johnson University Intramural basketball season kicks off strong with guidance from coach Underwood

With a terrific first night of games, under the guidance of athletic director Ken Underwood and the referees made for a great environment. The competition of the games and attitudes from the players can be related to the guidance and authority that was set in place by Underwood. The season looks to have a bright future with a plethora of games ahead.

Johnson University Intramurals has announced schedule for upcoming basketball season

The season is expected to last till early April. There will be games every Tuesday and Thursday at 8 and 9 pm in the old gymnasium. The teams will be split up of 6 teams consisting of 6 players each.

Rollins speaks on expansion of Non-Profit program

Gary M. Rollins, lead professor of the Non-Profit Program, explains the necessity of business education for students who are pursuing a career in a ministry. He shares his perspectives on functions of ideal non-profit organization.

School of Social and Behavioral Sciences adding associate’s of science degree

School of Social and Behavioral Sciences is adding a new associate degree to their program. With the help of Tennessee Promise scholarship, students in SSBS will obtain necessary vocational skills in two years of education for free.

International Justice Mission to take on club status for spring semester

The International Justice Mission chapel group has been changed to a club for the spring semester. After losing their faculty sponsor, IJM plans on making themselves present on campus through bi-weekly meetings hosted in a private dining room during dinner hours at the Gally Commons. President Alexis Lewis and Vice President Maggie Knors hope that the group will continue to grow, and see this as an opportunity to in cooperate students who may not have had the chance to attend the Wednesday morning chapel. Both Lewis and Knors plan on hosting smaller events during the semester, and strive to put IJM back on the list of chapel groups to attend in the fall.

Taking a lead; Future of IJM

The International Justice Mission on Johnson’s Tennessee campus recently has made the switch from a chapel group to a club. With the change, they hope that it opens the doors to students who may not have had the chance to attend the group before as well as gear up next year’s leader. Joshua Carpenter, a junior and English major attending the university plans on reestablishing IJM next year along with bringing new and fresh ideas to raise awareness to their cause.

Engaging creative side of college life

The Student Government Association created a group called the Creative Arts Council this past semester. The Council is composed of Student Government Association members and regular students who have a passion to bring a focus to the arts to Johnson’s Tennessee campus. Their goal is to encourage students who are artists, writers, theatrically inclined, and singers to begin exercising their passion for the arts as well as host events to showcase their talents in the future

Tennessee Promise meets unique need for incoming college freshmen

The Tennessee Promise offers a way for students to gain an associate’s degree for free. The implementation of this scholarship and what it will offer to two-year and four-year schools alike is vital in understanding it. Johnson University to accept Tennessee Promise.

Coach Fair sees baseball as ministry

Johnson University Baseball coach Ben Fair approaches baseball as more than just a competition.He sees an opportunity to build character in those who play for him and witness to those with whom they compete. Fair seeks for his team to be successful on the field this season while showcasing Christ-like behavior.

Royals baseball salvages rainy day practice

Wet field conditions following rain earlier in the day forced the Johnson University Baseball team to seek alternative options for practice Thursday.
The team split into two groups, with pitchers throwing bullpens, and the rest of the team getting tee work in the batting cage.