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Competitive Nature

Sibling Rivalry Drives Bahamian Brothers Growing up in Freeport, Bahamas, brothers Aaron and Andre Levarity were as competitive as they come. The two played several sports throughout their childhood and competed against one another in almost everything they did, with neither brother wanting to lose to the other. This rivalry has helped them grow into […]

 

Freshman Receives Governor’s Award

This month, Milligan freshman Chase McGlamery was honored with the Governor’s Volunteer Stars Award in Franklin, Tennessee. The Governor’s Volunteer Stars Award recognizes outstanding volunteers, including students and adults, in each of Tennessee’s 95 counties. This year marked the ceremony’s 11th year and McGlamery was one of 108 honorees. McGlamery, of Mountain City, Tennessee, began […]

 

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 […]

 

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 […]

 

#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 […]

 

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

 

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

 
 

Standing Under Pressure: Engineering students put model bridges to the test

Sophomore Milligan College engineering students have studied forces in structures all semester in “Statics” class, but today, they put their book knowledge to the test with a friendly bridge-building competition. Teams constructed bridge models out of balsa wood and loaded them with weight on a home-made compression tester. A bridge made by Bo Pless, Sarah […]

 

Meet the 2017 Jeanes Scholars

“Boone and Amanda have agreed to take their place as leaders within a highly selective program–the Milligan Honors Program. We are very proud of them both and delighted to welcome them to this close-knit community of outstanding academics.” –Dr. Michael Blouin, co-director, Honors Program