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Summer Conference Facilities

Located in the Tri-Cities Region of Northeast Tennessee near I-81 and I-26, Milligan College is a thriving Christian liberal arts college with over 40 years experience hosting summer camps, conferences, retreats, and training events. Our beautiful facilities offer an ideal setting and location for summer programs and conferences looking for a faith-based setting that has convenient access to much of the eastern United States.

The fresh mountain air, the beautifully landscaped campus, the access to both nature and metropolitan conveniences, and an attentive staff ready to support your facility and programming needs make Milligan College an attractive summer event location for teens, families, and adults.

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Highlights

  • 30 minutes from Tri-Cities Airport
  • 60 minutes from Asheville Airport
  • 90 minutes from Knoxville Airport
  • 3 miles from I-26
  • 15 miles from I-81
  • Nearby cities include:
    • Johnson City (5 min.)
    • Elizabethton (5 min.)
    • Bristol (30 min.)
    • Kingsport (30 min.)
  • Large, intermediate, and small meeting spaces to accommodate groups of any size
  • Full dining space
  • Overnight housing for over 650
  • Wireless Internet access in all meeting areas and most housing
  • Complimentary parking
  • Staff dedicated to your needs
  • Availability: May-August

Staffing

Milligan’s on-site support staff provides 24-hour service for your program. The college has over 40 years of experience hosting summer camps, conferences, retreats, and training events. Our staff are dynamic and enthusiastic about making sure your event is a success.

Conference Facilities

All facilities equipped with A/V and multimedia support as needed.

Wireless internet is available in all meeting rooms.

LARGE MEETING SPACES

Occupancy

Mary B. Martin Auditorium, Seeger Chapel 1145
Walker Auditorium, Seeger Chapel 125
McGlothlin-Street Theatre, Gregory Liberal Arts Center 298
Hyder Auditorium, Science Building 270
SUB7, McMahan Student Center 90
Wilson Auditorium, Hardin Hall 59
Lecture Hall, Derthick Hall 52

CLASSROOMS

OCCUPANCY

30 classrooms 25 each

Housing Facilities

Several housing options are available, including single and double rooms. All rooms at Milligan are suite-style with private bathrooms shared by no more than four people. Each room is furnished with a desk, chair, chest of drawers, wardrobe/closet, and standard twin bed(s). Bedding and towels are not provided.

All residence halls have large lobbies, providing additional meeting space. Laundry facilities are available on the lower levels of most residence halls.

 

Large residence halls (doubles)

Rooms

Total Occupancy

Hart 92 184
Sutton 60 120
Webb 86 172

Cottage style residence halls (singles)

Rooms

Total Occupancy

Kegley 24 24
Quillen 24 24
Williams 24 24
McAnally 20 20
Wigginton 20 20
Pardee 15 15
Jeanes 15 15
Apartment suites (quads) 24 96

TOTAL POSSIBLE HOUSING

424

*734

* Additional bedding can be provided to expand sleeping capacity.

National hotel chains are also available within minutes from campus.

Dining & Food Service

Milligan’s dining room was completely renovated in 2008 and provides a comfortable and relaxed dining experience. Warm colors and a mix of seating styles provide a casual and intimate atmosphere. Seating for 300 is available and meal times can be bracketed in order to accommodate groups twice that size. Televisions and wireless Internet access are provided.

The Grill is a separate fast-food eatery located in the Student Center. Meals and snacks may be purchased at the Grill a la carte. Vending machines are located throughout campus.

Our on-site catering services can provide full-service meal plans, convenient coffee breaks, afternoon cookies, or elegant banquets for your guests. Pioneer College Caterers is the largest contract food service management company catering exclusively to Christian colleges and universities coast to coast. Their services extend from the main dining hall to all other food service needs. Pioneer can work with you to provide innovative meals in the dining room, as well as special event catering anywhere on campus.

CAFETERIA & FOOD SERVICE

OCCUPANCY

McCormick Dining Center, Sutton Hall 300
President’s Dining Room, Sutton Hall 32
Fireside Grill, McMahan Student Center 80

Recreation

Milligan’s campus offers a full menu of recreational facilities, including tennis courts, baseball and softball fields, soccer field, indoor and outdoor basketball courts, indoor swimming pool (trained lifeguards provided), beach volleyball court, and a frisbee lawn.

Anglin Soccer Complex & ETSF Indoor soccer facility

Milligan has two lighted Bermuda fields, a regulation soccer field and an adjacent training field. The game field is 120 x 72, and the training field is 110 x 62. An ETSF indoor soccer facility is located just 10 minutes from campus.

Mathes Tennis Center

Six lighted courts were dedicated in Fall 2005, all conforming to collegiate tournament standards.

Steve Lacy Fieldhouse

This 62,000 square foot air-conditioned facility houses regulation basketball and volleyball courts, with a seating capacity of 1,600; a 25-meter swimming pool; classrooms; weight-room; and indoor batting cages.

Anglin Baseball Field

Fenced-in field with bullpens, lighting for night games, foul poles, top-rails, distance markers, covered/lighted batting cages, and new infield dirt. It is located in a picturesque setting adjacent to Buffalo Creek.

Anglin Softball Field

The Anglin Softball Field dimensions include 200 feet down left/right lines and 225 feet in center field. There is a hitting area along with pitching bullpens. The field is completely enclosed with fenced in dugouts and is adjacent to the David Quillen Sports Complex building.