13th Annual Meet Tennessee Wesleyan To Showcase Local Businesses, Organizations

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Tennessee Wesleyan College students are back on campus and the 2013 fall semester has officially begun. TWC’s 13thAnnual Meet TWC Campus & Community Fair will be among the many festivities welcoming students to campus throughout the next few weeks. Local businesses and organizations are invited to participate in this year’s Meet TWC on Wednesday, Sept.

11, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in TWC’s James L. Robb Gymnasium.

This free event, presented by TWC Student Affairs and sponsored by the Office of Career Development, will welcome new and returning students to town and let them know about what products and services area businesses and community organizations have to offer them. Some exhibitors also use the event as an opportunity to recruit employees, interns, and volunteers.

“We host this event every year because it is a great opportunity for students to connect with local community partners and discover how these organizations impact their careers, professions, and future,” said Lynnette Smith, TWC director of career services.

For more information or to register for a free vendor booth, contact Ms. Smith by phone at 746-5224 or email her at lsmith@twcnet.edu


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