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Fall 2015 Chapel Speakers

  • August 20 -
    President’s Chapel:
    Dr. Emir Caner

    Watch Video
  • August 27 -
    Dr. Steve Gaines
    Senior Pastor
    Bellevue Baptist Church
    Watch Video
  • Sept. 1-3 -
    Spiritual Emphasis Week
    Rev. Anthony George, Associate Pastor, FBC Atlanta - Atlanta, GA

  • September 10 -
    Dr. Robert Jeffress
    Pastor, First Baptist Church Dallas, TX
    Watch Video
  • September 17 - Evangelist
    Algernon Tennyson
    Awaken International Ministries
    Watch Video
  • September 24 -
    Dr. Hayes Wicker
    Senior Pastor
    First Baptist Church Naples
    Watch Video
  • October 1 -
    Rev. Larry Wynn
    VP of Church
    Revitalization & Evangelism
    Georgia Baptist Convention
  • October 15 -
    Dr. Ike Reighard
    Sr. Pastor, Piedmont Church
    President, MUST Ministries
    Atlanta, GA
  • October 22 -
    Rev. Ronnie Rogers
    Sr. Pastor,
    Trinity Baptist Church
    Norman, OK
  • October 29 -
    Rev. Kevin Hamm
    Sr. Pastor,
    Gardendale FBC
    Gardendale, AL
  • November 5 -
    Dr. Mel Blackaby
    Senior Pastor,
    FBC Jonesboro
    Jonesboro, GA
  • November 12 -
    Dr. Mael Disseau
    Associate Professor
    of Christian Studies
  • November 19 -
    Dr. John Yarbrough
    Director of Alumni
    and Public Policy
  • December 3 - Christmas Chapel
    Music Department
    Location TBA

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The Truett-McConnell College Department of Athletics is pleased to announce it's 2014 summer sports camp schedule. 

"We are excited to offer these camps to our community," said TMC's Director of Athletics, Dr. Stacy Hall. "We believe we have assembled the best collegiate coaching staff in the country and this is a great opportunity for kids in our community to receive top quality instruction."
Since TMC offers nine different sports with nearly twelve athletic teams, families are certain to find a perfect summer camp for the aspiring athlete as the school will offer ten separate camps for children of all ages and athletic experience. Sports included are: men's soccer, men's basketball, women's basketball, women's soccer, cross country, baseball, fun camp, volleyball (M.S. and H.S.), and Softball.
All summer camps are held in a safe, Christian environment by qualified, experienced instructors. Camps will take place from June 3 – July 30 and range from $70-$125, with the exception of the overnight cross country camp which costs $450, and include an Under Armour T-shirt.
For more information or to register, visit www.truettsportscamps.com or visit the summer camps page on tmcbears.com.


Truett-McConnell College Recruiting

How to become a Truett-McConnell College Student-Athlete

TMC recruits the highest quality individuals to participate on our athletic teams.  To be considered for athletic scholarship, prospective student-athletes must adhere to the following:

1) meet the required academic standards set by the NAIA and Truett-McConnell College;

2) demonstrate athletic ability at a high level to make a positive impact on an intercollegiate team;

3) give testimony to the fact that they have been born again and have followed their decision by submitting to believer’s baptism by immersion and membership within a Bible-believing Evangelical church; 

4) demonstrate a godly lifestyle, and be actively involved in his/her church;

5) want to obtain a four-year degree from TMC.

Academic Eligibility

In order to compete in intercollegiate athletics at TMC, you must be declared eligible to compete in accordance to the rules of the NAIA.  All potential student-athletes must gain acceptance to attend Truett-McConnell College through its standard admissions process and meet additional academic requirements. Additionally, every student interested in playing sports at Truett-McConnell beginnng with the 2011-12 needs to register with the NAIA Eligibility Center to have a determination if they are eligible to play.

1. Incoming freshmen must meet two of the following three academic requirements:

  • Cumulative high school GPA of 2.00 or better calculated on a 4.00 scale
  • A minimum score of 18 on the ACT or 860 on the SAT (Math and Verbal sections only)
  • Graduate in the top 50 percent of your high school graduating class.

2. Do you want to transfer to TMC?  Transfer students, at minimum, must:

  • Have an cumulative GPA of 2.00 or higher in all college courses taken
  • Passed a total of 24 credit hours in the previous two semesters of attendance.

Additional requirements are necessary to determine a transfer student's academic eligibility.  Please contact the Director of Athletics or Faculty Athletic Representative at (706) 865-2134 with questions regarding eligibility requirements.

About TMC Athletics

Truett-McConnell College sponsors 10 intercollegiate sports: Women’s basketball, cross-country soccer, softball, and golf; and Men’s baseball, basketball, cross-country, golf, and soccer.  The athletic department of TMC provides opportunities to compete in intercollegiate athletics to over 150 athletes.  The TMC Bears are members of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), the newly restructured Southern States Athletic Conference (SSAC) and the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA).

Basketball Camp

New TMC basketball coach Wade Mawdesley has announced his summer camp schedule open to ages 6-16, on the campus of Truett-McConnell College.  Each camp will cover the fundamentals of basketball and shooting while giving the campers an exciting atmosphere and several great camp features as well.  The date for the camps are as follows:  

Camp 1 = Monday, June 8th-Thursday June 11th

Camp 2 = Monday, June 15th-Thursday June 18th

Camp3 = Monday, June 22nd-Thursday June25th

***All camps will run from 9:00 A.M. until 4:00 P.M.***
For more information about the summer camps along with a printable brochure please (CLICK HERE)


Welcome to Truett-McConnell College athletics! Truett-McConnell College (TMC) is a private, Christian, coeducational four-year college of liberal arts and sciences. TMC participates in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), Division I as welll as the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) Division 1. The TMC athletic teams compete against teams in the NAIA, NCCAA, and NCAA respectively.  One of the goals of the athletic department is for TMC student athletes to be the best they can be and grow in their time at TMC athletically, academically, and spiritually.



   A long-time supporter of Truett-McConnell College athletics, Rodney Fitzgerald, presented a generous gift to the college for use in the men’s basketball, women’s basketball and baseball programs. The gift was made on September 26, 2007, at a luncheon meeting in which Fitzgerald expressed again his great interest in TMC intercollegiate athletics.  

Rodney Fitzgerald presents check to TMC Athletic Director David Elder


   An employee of Truett-McConnell for 20 years, Fitzgerald served at various times as Director of Admissions, Director of Development, Director of Financial Aid, Dean of Students and full-time history faculty member. He rarely missed any sports event, many times traveling long distances to see his TMC teams play and cheer them on.  

   He was a valued recruiter for the TMC athletic teams because as he traveled around the state in his position with the admissions office, he reported to the TMC coaches the names of good athletic prospects he had met or heard about.  

   In making the gift to TMC athletics, Rodney Fitzgerald issued a challenge to any former Truett-McConnell student or employee who was involved with the intercollegiate athletic program as a coach, player or spectator to “step up to the plate” and make his/her own gift to the TMC athletic program. Checks may be made to Truett-McConnell College; contributions are tax-deductible.  

   Gifts may be designated for the entire athletic program or for a particular sport or sports.

Truett McConnell College at a Glance




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