Hiwassee In The News

08/17/2017 - Hiwassee College Career Fair Set for October 18

Madisonville, TN | Hiwassee College would like to invite your company to attend our career fair at Hiwassee College on October 18, 2017 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. inside the Rymer Student Center. 

 

If you are interested in sharing information about the opportunities that your company has to offer our students and graduates, please reply back to this email with the name of your company, company representative, and contact information (email address and phone number). Please RSVP by October 4, 2017

 

For those of you who RSVP, we ask that you arrive at the Rymer Student Center at 11:15 a.m. on October 18, 2017 to set up your information at the table that has your company's name on it. This can include brochures, goodies, job applications, etc. There will be a staff member available to assist you at this time. Also, if you need directions to this location on campus, please feel free to let me know.

 

We appreciate your consideration in sharing more information about the opportunities that your company has to offer our students here at HC. 

 

 

08/16/2017 - Hiwassee College Hosts Church Fair

Madisonville, TN | Hiwassee College invites local churches to participate in the upcoming HC Church Fair. Participation in the 2017 HC Church Fair is an opportunity for local churches to cultivate relationships among the faculty, staff, and students of Hiwassee College. The fair will be held during Welcome Week on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Rymer Student Center. The purpose of this fair is to introduce our students to spiritual growth opportunities in the local community. There is no charge for participating in the fair, but spaces are limited. Each registered church will receive a table to set up information on. Please feel free to bring brochures, flyers, candy, prizes, etc. For churchesinterested in participating, please complete the following form and email it to Blaina Tallent Best at bestbl@hiwassee.edu.

 

 

06/19/2017 - Tigers Break School Record at World Series

 

Madisonville, TN | The Tigers made their return to Mason, Ohio to participate in the NCCAA World Series. This marked the second year in a row making it to the national tournament.

In game one of pool play, the Tigers faced Southwestern Christian College (OK) (NAIA). Southwestern came out swinging early and left the Tigers in a deficit.

The second game was against Emmanuel College (GA) (NCAA Division 2) on Thursday. The Tigers kept it close for 6 innings with a of score 2-1. After a weather delay, the Lions extended the lead. Emmanuel College went on to win 11-4 and left the Tigers 0-2 in pool play.

In the third game, the Tigers faced a familiar foe in Oakland City University (IN) (NCAA Division 2). The Tigers got on the board early and never looked back in route to the programs first ever win at the World Series. Jake Williamson threw a complete game and scattered 6 hits over 9 innings. His performance earned a spot on the All World Series Team. The Tigers won 8-1 and remained alive for a semi-final berth.

In the final game of pool play, The Tigers faced off against Bethesda University (CA) (NAIA) with the winner remaining alive for a National Semi-Final berth. Both starting pitchers were outstanding as Cameron Alday matched the Flames starter pitch for pitch.  Bethesda plated 2 runs in the 5th and another 2 in the 7th to push their lead to 4-0. The Tigers left 8 runners on base and could not push across a run. The Flames took the game 4-0. The loss, eliminated the Tigers from advancing to the semi-finals.

Head Coach Shane Gardner went on to say, "We are extremely excited about breaking the record and winning against a huge rival. Going into the last game and having a chance to play in the semi-finals was a testament to this team and how they never quit. We only had 3 seniors so we feel like we can get back next year and have a shot to win it."

The Tigers ended the season with their third straight 30 win season by posting a 31-21 overall record and finished ranked 8th in the nation.

8/9/2016 - Hiwassee achieves top 50 ranking

Hiwassee College was recently ranked #12 on Christian Universities Online's 50 Most Affordable Bible Colleges for 2016.

To see the entire list and read more about the ranking methodology of the list, please click here.