It takes a special kind of person to be able to work with students, let alone new and recurring college students. For over 25 years David Legg, the Vice President for Student Services and the dean of Students for online and the Tennessee campus of Johnson University, has been working with students in and out … Read moreDean speaks on student life, how it effects more than one would think
Kevin O’Brien, Director of Alumni and Public Relations, confessed his love for singing. “I loved every minute of it, worked so hard it was unbelievable, never thought about the traveling or the work, just loved every minute of it!” O’Brien said. O’Brien traveled often with his quartet in 1968 when he first became a … Read moreDirector of alumni shares his roots and passion to maintain realtionships
A new form of social media has become a controversial topic at Johnson University. Yik Yak, an app for smartphones, which allows members to post anything they want anonymously, has begun a rift in opinions of the students and staff of the University. While some think it is a fun way to express their selves, others have deemed it a new way to bully, bash and speak unkindly about fellow classmates.
As many college students go through their senior year, many new things start to happen that do not typically happen in the years preceding it. As seniors in college approach graduation, they face a variety of new experiences and changes. Graduation becomes a more frequent topic that pervades thought and conversation, post-graduation housing plans are … Read moreRetreats and Ethics: A closer look at how the senior capstone class works, and what the students learn in it
Like every College, Johnson University has gone through many changes since it’s foundation. It has been through three different name changes, old buildings have been repurposed, and new buildings have been built to meet the ever growing needs of both student and administration. Some of the most recent changes at Johnson, have come from the … Read moreSGA: Past, present, and future
Members of the International Justice Mission Chapter at Johnson University plan to host an event again this year called Day of Chains. The event is meant to spread awareness of the growing issue of modern day slavery in all of its forms. Students both run the operation and participate by carrying real and rather large chains around a path to pray for the enslaved around the world.
Water Angels is a homeless ministry that takes in people, shows them the love of Christ and provides the resources for them to change their lives. Stephanie Mitchum gave the background of the organization, and Sam Burgin and Nellie Crothet shared their testimonies of how Water Angels helped them find Christ.
The fifth annual K day of service, put on by Johnson University, happened on Sept. 17. Students fanned out across the greater Knoxville area to participate in various service projects, such as painting houses, and helping out at food pantries. Both the students, the community were impacted in a good way by this event
For two months out of the summer break two Johnson Students worked internships with a mission organization located in Houston. Both women were able to work with refugees, from various countries, to help them learn English. They also learned a lot about their culture and people. They learned shocking truths about the plight of the refugee, and how the refugee housing system works in the United States. Both received a deeper look into the shoes of people fleeing or their lives, and how difficult it can be to live in a foreign land.
For the first tim in Johnson University’s history, the athletic department now has a golf team. 2012 graduate Spencer Proctor is the new head coach. Proctor said that more than 20 students have signed up and showed interest in joining the team. The team has arrangements mad with Creekside plantation golf course that allows students to practice with free rounds of golf and unlimited range balls.