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Alumna Perspective

What I wish people understood about studying science at a small college Sometimes people ask me why I chose to attend a small liberal arts college to pursue a basic science degree. I won’t tell you that attending a small school is the best choice for everyone, but it was the right decision for me. […]

 

Things to Do Before You Graduate

Go to the Tree Streets yard sale Go to the Farmers Market Run, walk, or bike the entire Tweetsie trail Go to Blackbird Bakery in Bristol Spend the night under the stars in a tent or hammock Visit all the coffee shops in Johnson City, Elizabethton, and Jonesborough Go to the Apple Festival in Unicoi […]

 

How to Pack for College

Guy’s Edition Welcome to Buff Nation! My name is Josiah Loveall and I am going into my sophomore year at Milligan studying church leadership. The few months, weeks, and days leading up to my first days at Milligan were filled with anticipation, and I’m sure yours are too. If you’re like me, you’re pretty concerned […]

 
 

Senior Perspective: Jon Guy

Recent graduate Jonathan Guy is one step closer to fulfilling his call to ministry. While at Milligan, Jon was a Bible major with an emphasis in pastoral ministry. He was also a key member of the orchestra and various campus ministries. Jon plans on becoming a pastor and/or being involved in Bible translation; his next […]

 

Spiritual Formation at Milligan

Spiritual Formation at Milligan “Chapel and Convocation are the Milligan community’s time to come together in worship, prayer and reflection on Scripture. It is an intentional pause in the middle of the busyness of other important pursuits, to remember and retell what our God has done and promised to do in Christ, and to consider […]

 

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 […]

 

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 […]