Moot court semifinalists

Several Milligan students recently experienced the political and judicial system firsthand as they argued legal cases in the Old Supreme Court Chamber and deliberated legislation in the Senate and House of Representative Chambers at the Tennessee State Capitol. This year marked the third consecutive year that Milligan students have participated in the Appellate Moot Court […]

 

Ministry Leadership Program traveled to Nashville for ministry experience

Milligan’s Ministry Leadership Program, launched this semester, connects practical ministry experience to the college’s strong academic and theological curriculum. Each semester, ministry students will travel to a different church across the United States to learn from prominent leaders and experience diverse contexts for ministry. This month, students traveled to Nashville, Tennessee, to learn from ministry […]

 

Interning Close to Home

Engineering may be a challenging major, but senior Sarah Robinson, a member of Milligan’s inaugural mechanical engineering program, finds creative ways to extend the subject matter beyond the classroom. This summer, Robinson traveled a short distance from her hometown of Elizabethton, Tennessee, to intern at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Knoxville, Tennessee. For her […]

 

A Summer in Madrid, Spain

When one thinks about medical internships, Spain might not be the first destination that comes to mind. However, for Katie-Starr Harrell, a senior biology major from Oviedo, Florida, traveling across the Atlantic was the perfect way to pursue her interests. This summer, Harrell spent four weeks in Madrid, Spain, as part of the Atlantis Fellowship […]

 

The Impact of Interning Abroad

Milligan’s Honors Program encourages students to apply academics to the real world. Many honors students choose to intern or study abroad over the summer to deepen their knowledge, engage in creative and professional work, and embrace their roles as servant-leaders. For two months this summer, senior honors student, Elinor Mullins, interned with City of Refuge […]

 

The Decision-Making Process

By Abbie Russell (’21) When looking for a college, the word overwhelmed quickly becomes a part of one’s vocabulary. There is an endless amount of information to cypher through and it is easy to get overwhelmed and feel stuck. When this happens, it helps to break things down. Look at concrete factors to help narrow down […]

 

How to Maximize Your College Campus Visit

Your campus visit is perhaps the most important part of your college search process. It is your chance to form an opinion or idea based on firsthand experience. No matter how much information can be found online, physically stepping onto a campus can give you an answer within only a few hours. Sometimes these visits […]

 

Milligan recognizes 2018 Jeanes Scholarship recipients

MILLIGAN COLLEGE (Sept. 18, 2018) – Milligan College awarded its most prestigious academic award scholarship, the Jeanes Honors Scholarships, to freshmen, Danielle Bryant of Powell, Tennessee, and Lydia Helton of Kingsport, Tennessee. As the 2018 Jeanes Honors Scholars, Bryant and Helton are recognized for their outstanding academic ability, commitment to scholarly pursuits, sincere Christian faith […]

 
 

Parents Reflect on Move-In Day Traditions

Greetings! Sending your child to college can be an overwhelming experience for parents (it was for us!).  We were largely unprepared for the emotions that we felt when we moved our son into his dorm for his first semester at Milligan. Despite the emotions and busyness of move-in day, the transition was eased through the encouragement the […]

 

#TracksToSuccess: Luis de la Torre

This year’s FIFA World Cup™ was defined by upsets and surprises, but for Milligan College junior Luis de la Torre, France’s victory on July 15, 2018, was predicted in advance. In April, de la Torre presented research on how to predict the World Cup champion through statistics at the college’s annual Rise Above Research Conference, tabbing France as the eventual winner. […]

 

Bao and Holbrook to join engineering faculty this fall

Milligan College has hired two new faculty members for its growing engineering program: Dr. Ke Bao and Dr. Landon Holbrook. Both will start this fall. Bao, who will teach electrical engineering, holds a master’s and doctorate in electrical and computer engineering from The University of Alabama. He earned his bachelor’s in electrical engineering and automation […]

 

Write a Thank You Note

To the students at the middle or the end of their college search, Breathe it in. This is the time of your life. “But wait!” you say. “This is not the time of my life. This is the time of stressful tests, not enough freedom, and looming change.” That may be so, but, before you […]

 

Roommates: Can’t Live With Them, Can’t Live Without Them

The best part about living on a college campus is your roommates. The hardest part about living on a college campus is your roommates. I was extraordinarily fortunate in my college living arrangements. I got to live with my very best friends in the entire world, and there were times it was as wonderful as […]

 

Applying for College in 5 Easy Steps

It’s started. You’re in your senior year and it’s time to make those “big” life decisions. People start asking: “What are you going to do after you graduate?” “Where are you going to go to school?” “What are you going to major in?” The pressure is on. I get it. Senior year can be TOUGH. […]

 

Kastens to lead new ministry leadership program

“I have a passion for mentoring young men and women for leadership in the church. Within the context of a nationally-recognized Christian liberal arts education, the Ministry Leadership Program will be a powerful way to develop the next generations of leaders. Education plus experience equals immediate and long-lasting impact for men and women in church leadership.” –Ron Kastens

 

#TracksToSuccess: Tommy Parker

How Tommy Parker Is Living Out the Gospel, One Year at a Time Tommy Parker (’12) is a twenty-something who gets the notion of vocation. With a degree in Bible and minors in computer information systems and humanities, he has found ways to marry his passion for ministry over the last five years with the […]

 
 
 
 
 

#TracksToSuccess: Bo Pless

“Bo doesn’t allow pride to get in the way of what is most important, winning with his teammates. In addition, he has a sincere faith that he lives every day. Bo is an amazing example of what Milligan looks for in their student athletes.” –Head Basketball Coach Bill Robinson

 

Students help rebuild in Houston

“We worked very well together and learned a lot about teamwork and the importance of community.” –Campus Activities Director Jason Onks