TFC recognized by US News Best Colleges
Toccoa Falls College is excited to once again be recognized by U.S. News in their latest list, Best Colleges of 2017. TFC has achieved the following rankings:
#15 Best Regional Colleges in the South
#4 Best Value Schools in the South
#7 Best Colleges for Veterans in the South
September 13, 2016
TFC radio network sale finalized
Toccoa Falls College has finalized the sale of its radio network to Radio Training Network , Inc. of Lakeland, Florida. The new owners plan to continue the contemporary Christian music and family-focused teaching format by repeating the programming of their Greenville network of stations (HISradio) over WRAF and the other stations in the TFC Radio Network.
WRAF, TFC’s flagship station was established in 1980 and carries its call letters in honor of college founder, Richard A. Forrest, which will remain under the new operators. Commenting on the sale, TFC President Dr. Robert Myers stated,
“We want to thank our loyal WRAF listeners and the community for their support over the last 36 years. We are pleased to know WRAF and our other stations will be in such incredible hands, continuing Christian broadcasting and the work Toccoa Falls College began long ago. This sale is a tremendous step for the college. It enables us to broaden our resources as we work to expand our educational channels.”
First announced in April of this year, the sale consisted of WRAF, the college’s noncommercial Contemporary Christian radio station, along with student-operated WTXR; a Belton, SC FM station; 2 FM repeater stations; and a Franklin, NC AM station.
The Radio Training Network, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization that owns and operates approximately 100 Christian radio stations throughout the Southeast, placing emphasis on local community involvement and training young men and women for careers in Christian broadcasting. More information can be found at www.HISradio.com.
July 29, 2016
TFC nursing program continues to move forward
On Thursday, July 21st, Toccoa Falls College Fetterman School of Nursing BSN program received initial approval from the Georgia Board of Nursing. Commenting on the approval, TFC President, Dr. Robert Myers stated,
“We are thrilled that the Georgia State Board of Nursing has recognized the excellence of our nursing curriculum. A nursing program was first considered at TFC fifty-two years ago. Today this dream continues to become a reality with the new Fetterman School of Nursing. We are thankful for God's wonderful provision.”
Groundbreaking for the new Fetterman School of Nursing was held May 5, 2016 on the grounds of Toccoa Falls College. Construction is currently underway and the first class of students are expected to enroll in Fall 2017. The new nursing facility will provide students with exceptional opportunities to engage in innovative learning, housing state-of-the-art skill laboratories, simulated patient suites, classrooms and administrative offices. Dean of Nursing, Deborah Alvater, also commented on the approval stating,
“The legacy of the Fetterman School of Nursing at Toccoa Falls College has begun. We continue to be delighted as God paves the way for this program to become a reality. We were confident in our program and we are pleased the Georgia Board of Nursing has shown its confidence in us through their initial approval. It has always been our desire to equip nurses who will shape the profession of nursing and have a profound impact in transforming healthcare and transforming lives. We are now one step closer.”
July 29, 2016