Milligan prepares for students’ return with annual Work Day

President Bill Greer and First Lady Edwina Greer paint a campus sign.

L-R: Jessica Smith, admission counselor; Heather Jackson, director of student success and disability services; and Dr. David Campbell, associate professor of economics, cleared leaves from sidewalks.

MILLIGAN COLLEGE, Tenn. (August 10, 2018) —This morning, Milligan College faculty and staff stepped away from their normal work day to assist the physical plant staff with some final campus beautification efforts before students arrive on campus.

The college’s annual “Campus Work Day” began with a continental breakfast at 8 a.m. in Milligan’s McCormick Dining Center located in Sutton Hall. After breakfast, employees divided into groups and completed a checklist of indoor and outdoor projects, including landscaping and cleaning. The day culminated with an employee lunch at noon.

“Whether we’re trimming hedges or mulching flower beds, this annual tradition allows us to come together as a community to prepare for students’ return to campus,” said Milligan President Dr. Bill Greer. “It also is our chance to say thank you to Milligan’s physical plant staff who work to make campus as beautiful as possible every day.”

Milligan students start arriving on Aug. 25, with classes beginning Aug. 28.

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MILLIGAN COLLEGE is a Christian liberal arts college in Northeast Tennessee whose vision is to change lives and shape culture through a commitment to servant leadership. The college offers more than 100 majors, minors, pre-professional degrees and concentrations in a variety of fields, along with graduate and adult degree completion programs.  To learn more about Milligan College, visit or call 800-262-8337.

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