Greenville College - News News Volleyball rolls in three sets over Principia The women's volleyball team continued their perfect conference season with a three-set win over Principia on Tuesday. Allyson Mitchell led Greenville's offensive attack with 12 kills and three service aces for 15 points. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 21:00:00 CDT f9fbc683-f41f-4a0a-a0d2-682d7ce4dcb4 Greenville College Launches College in Prison Program Greenville College recently announced a credit-granting partnership with the Greenville Federal Correctional Institution (FCI). Prison officials and college representatives launched the “Greenville College @ Greenville FCI” higher education program on August 8, 2014. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:30:00 CDT baf109de-0f87-4677-9500-b4ad3d21f9f8 Men's Volleyball joins MCVL The Midwest Collegiate Volleyball League (MCVL) formally announced the addition of two institutions to its ranks, bringing its membership to 10 beginning in the winter of 2016. North Central College and Greenville College have accepted membership into the MCVL with the two institutions beginning competition during the 2015-16 academic year. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:30:00 CDT 7d794d3d-1d6a-4ee4-b1f0-d7949ccf0bfa Football earns win at Martin Luther The football team got rushing touchdowns from Nathan Callaway, Samuel Northey, and Eric Northey and a field goal from Josh Morgan as they took a 23-14 win at Martin Luther on Saturday. Sat, 27 Sep 2014 19:00:00 CDT 0ce5e5c7-de0a-41d3-8692-fd0ed3d989b2 Men’s Soccer opens SLIAC action with a win at Spalding The men’s soccer team rebounded from Tuesday’s loss with a 2-0 win over Spalding on the road Saturday in its first conference contest. Dillon Czech and Jordan York posted goals for Greenville and Thomas Crown tallied five saves in a shutout. Sat, 27 Sep 2014 19:00:00 CDT 5a84a8a7-269e-4bd2-9afa-77f2566eea58 Women’s Soccer dropped by Spalding The women’s soccer team got a goal from freshman Barbara Nigro to tie the game in the first half, but Spalding scored two unanswered goals as they took a 3-1 win over Greenville on Saturday. Sat, 27 Sep 2014 19:00:00 CDT 627c9f35-9188-4514-a762-e2e21a4caaef Volleyball tops Spalding and Westminster The volleyball team kept its perfect conference record alive with two four-set wins on Saturday. Greenville defeated Spalding in the opener and capped the day with a win over Westminster. Sat, 27 Sep 2014 19:00:00 CDT 78156097-8899-448d-909a-992563e7078e Men’s Cross Country finishes 22nd at Augustana The men’s cross country team ran to a 22nd place finish among 39 squads at the Augustana Brissman-Lundeen Invitational on Friday. The Panthers were led by freshman Andrew Sharp who ran 27:00 in his 100th place finish in a field of over 530 runners. Fri, 26 Sep 2014 20:00:00 CDT b7866934-26fd-4e0a-8fca-ce4281ca669d Women’s Cross Country places 22nd at Augustana The women’s cross country ranked 22nd among 35 teams at the Augustana Brissman-Lundeen Invitational on Friday. Junior Molly Works led Greenville with 100th place with her time of 24:24 to acquire 93 points. Fri, 26 Sep 2014 20:00:00 CDT 09be0336-9603-4460-895d-0bc0a371b024 Greenville College Welcomes Bob Goff to Campus September 29 Greenville College is pleased to welcome Bob Goff to campus on Monday, September 29. Goff is a New York Times Best-Selling Author, founder of Restore International, attorney, acclaimed speaker, adjunct professor and Honorary Consul for the Republic of Uganda to the United States. Wed, 24 Sep 2014 08:45:00 CDT 0f1daa27-0ce7-4cee-ae26-51252dcdb413 Men's Soccer topped in Springfield The men's soccer team traveled to Benedictine - Springfield on Tuesday where they lost 1-0. Goalkeeper Thomas Crown stopped four shots. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 21:30:00 CDT d988bacc-0087-4f47-90f1-b7adf306c69a Volleyball routs MacMurray The volleyball team topped MacMurray in three sets on Tuesday at home as Sierah Ruffner contributed 12 points with 10 kills and four block assists. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 21:00:00 CDT 1167e860-db30-4b53-b9e2-6d0fe226ef4a Women's Soccer picks up tie The women's soccer team earned a 2-2 tie at Benedictine - Springfield on Tuesday. Lady Panther goals were posted by Mackenzie Burris and Kency Lopez. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 19:30:00 CDT dc5c855b-76e5-4af5-9985-97d8c1c18b7e Greenville College Awarded 2015 Military Friendly Schools® Designation Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has named Greenville College to the 2015 Military Friendly Schools® list. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 07:15:00 CDT dbf50fa2-95d7-4e74-aa88-e4d2a21e969d Land of Saints, Scholars and the GC Choir Next spring, Greenville College Alumni and the GC Choir will travel to Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. The GC Choir will perform in cathedrals and churches including St. Patrick's Cathedral in Dublin. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:45:00 CDT a0b7eef0-9047-48a7-9a0a-9d73169ef02d Football uses final minute touchdown to top Eureka The football team improved their first place conference mark with a 30-27 win over Eureka on Saturday. Nathan Callaway ran for over 150 yards, and John Dudley caught a five yard pass from Eric Northey with 13 seconds remaining for the winning score. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 17:00:00 CDT e45aa6ab-f8b6-4d96-980c-65aa11a2952a Women's Soccer topped in overtime by Elmhurst The women’s soccer team pushed Elmhurst to overtime Saturday but relinquished the game winning goal with four minutes remaining in the first overtime as they dropped the contest 2-1. Kieley Leach had Greenville’s goal. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 16:30:00 CDT 53fee4ed-d519-4e80-93a1-53f87a4c5a1b Volleyball wins two at MacMurray The volleyball team kept their perfect conference record alive with two wins on Saturday at MacMurray. Greenville defeated conference rival Webster in five sets in the day’s first match before sweeping Blackburn in three sets. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 15:00:00 CDT 7f2ff1eb-b99d-4ee8-8fb3-9066421aa8f3 Men's Soccer defeats Millsaps The men's soccer team returned to the win column with a 2-1 win over Millsaps on Friday night. Jordan York posted both Greenville goals. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 22:00:00 CDT 8f8fe920-89bf-41d1-946d-3cb558f617cf Greenville Choral Union to Begin Rehearsing for 84th Anniversary of Community Messiah Performances The Greenville Choral Union will begin vocal rehearsals for its Eighty-fourth Anniversary Season on Tuesday, September 23 at 7:00 p.m. Singers (high school age and older) are invited to join this fine ensemble. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:30:00 CDT 30255444-0dca-4145-a764-efd0f57bea74 Men's Soccer topped by No. 17 Wheaton The men's soccer program saw their non-conference record fall to 3-3-1 as they were topped by Wheaton 2-0 on Wednesday night in Greenville. Senior goalkeeper Thomas Crown posted 10 saves. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 23:15:00 CDT 0c058b68-d29a-4ef9-8c73-e115a2e9f042 The RECORD Fall 2014 Takes Stock of GC from A to Z The latest edition of The RECORD begins the new school year with a bird's eye view of GC through 26 stories, one for each letter of the alphabet. From cover-to-cover, the quick read includes articles about students, alumni, faces on campus and programs new to GC. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:15:00 CDT b5fe3234-daae-4c76-a37a-450823b2ac52 Volleyball falls to No. 7 Washington The volleyball team hosted No. 7 Washington - St. Louis on Tuesday night and fell short in three sets. Junior libero Jamie Schollenbruch led Greenville with 18 digs. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 21:45:00 CDT 68ba2f46-ccdc-4ac8-8314-39d58602b0fc GC Included in Top Midwest College Ranking Greenville College was ranked among the top Midwest regional colleges in the 2015 edition of the U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges. GC maintained the same spot as last year, ranked 33 on the list of top-tier Midwest regional colleges. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 10:00:00 CDT 99952c5c-505c-4e42-bbf5-32bfc68d3d8e Football posts convincing win at Minnesota – Morris After starting the season with a loss, the football team did not let the sour taste linger for long as they came up with a 44-9 win at Minnesota – Morris on Saturday. Quarterback Eric Northey accounted for four touchdowns, two rushing and two passing, in the win. Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:00:00 CDT 06fe9099-17c3-4f10-83ce-281b99a2452e Volleyball atop SLIAC after Saturday wins The volleyball team ran their winning streak to three with two wins on Saturday in Greenville. Greenville needed five sets to top Principia in a rematch of the 2013 SLIAC semifinals, and Greenville swept MacMurray in three sets. Sat, 13 Sep 2014 17:00:00 CDT 7dd2ec8c-9d4d-442c-b111-482416fd6a31 Women’s Soccer topped at Aurora The women’s soccer team saw their season record fall to 0-5 as they were defeated 2-0 by Aurora on Friday. Goalkeeper Hope Brakenhoff posted four saves. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 19:00:00 CDT f49cba34-1c78-4b48-b80e-ea733777d7e0 Men’s Soccer takes draw at Aurora The men’s soccer team earned a 1-1 tie at Aurora on Friday. Jacob Jones scored for Greenville, and Thomas Crown had five saves. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 18:30:00 CDT 0f2b54cc-c0a4-4a9b-b7f3-bb325fbcc918 Women’s Cross Country records sixth place at Olivet Nazarene The women’s cross country team competed in its first meet of the 2014 season Friday and placed sixth of the 14 participating teams. Greenville was led by junior Molly Works 24th place finish (19:43) on the five kilometer course. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 18:00:00 CDT e863a20b-04fc-4bdf-8982-3bbd98b95647 Men’s Cross Country takes seventh at Olivet Nazarene The men’s cross country team opened its season Friday with a seventh place showing at Olivet Nazarene. Greenville accrued 208 points. Greenville’s top runner was freshman Andrew Sharp (26th, 26:38) on the eight kilometer course. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 18:00:00 CDT e9513e6e-3fa8-4fd2-b4dd-40b96218cfc7 Putting It All On The Line As the Creative Manager of a music publishing company in Nashville, Seth England ('08) is now living the dream he chased as a student at GC. In his role at Big Loud Shirt Industries, Seth manages a portfolio of artists and songwriters, including Florida Georgia Line. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 09:15:00 CDT 30169874-58f4-4f16-9449-ca76861964a1 Men's Soccer topped at Washington-St. Louis The men's soccer team allowed two second half penalty kick goals as they lost 2-0 at Washington-St. Louis on Wednesday night. Goalkeeper Thomas Crown recorded six saves. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 22:00:00 CDT fb9ce60e-d0bc-42db-ad66-1f7052076485 Volleyball tops Lincoln Christian The volleyball team recorded its second straight win on Tuesday as it defeated Lincoln Christian in four sets. Nicole Schaeffer and Savannah Sells produced 15 and 14 kills, respectively. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 21:00:00 CDT 222dd066-244e-44d3-8ef3-352975bbfeec GC Teacher Education Awarded National Accreditation The Greenville College School of Education recently received accreditation from the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) for their traditional undergraduate, Undergraduate Teacher Education Partnership (UTEP) and Master of Arts in Education- Reading (MAE-R) programs. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 10:45:00 CDT 1631cee8-41ef-4760-9e73-2a27edf4e274 Volleyball to compete in SLIAC Game of the Week The St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SLIAC) Game of the Week is a weekly feature that highlights a key match-up in the conference. This week's game of the week is the volleyball match between Greenville College and Principia College. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 10:30:00 CDT 6fdd5b5e-036c-4880-93e1-b807e9ec8014 Women's Soccer Handled by Illinois College The women's soccer team suffered a 2-0 loss at the hands of Illinois College on Saturday. Goalkeeper Hope Brakenhoff had two saves. Sat, 06 Sep 2014 23:30:00 CDT 8e51c33a-05bf-49e2-9b35-e5e370096900 Football drops opener to Millikin The football team opened the 2014 season with a 66-24 loss to Millikin on Saturday. Nathan Callaway rushed for 110 yards and a touchdown. Sat, 06 Sep 2014 23:00:00 CDT 8b6b57f4-85bf-4660-b2f3-5042a3c7b6f2 Volleyball even in Bloomington The volleyball team returned to Greenville Saturday after taking one of its two matches on Saturday. Greenville lost in three games to Coe before storming back to take a three game win over Lake Forest. Sat, 06 Sep 2014 22:00:00 CDT ac3d028e-19cb-4b3e-870d-3eacbc0fec31 Men's Soccer tops Illinois College The men's soccer team rebounded from their first loss of the season with a come-from-behind 2-1 victory over Illinois College on Saturday night. Senior Spencer Pulliam posted a goal and assist. Sat, 06 Sep 2014 21:00:00 CDT fe30b95b-fc12-464f-8aac-2966fd1fc600 Volleyball splits Friday The volleyball team traveled to Illinois Wesleyan for two matches Friday. They lost 3-1 in the first match to the host and defeated Benedictine in three sets later. Fri, 05 Sep 2014 22:00:00 CDT 120c6ce3-432a-4bb1-8fff-a267b69cb36d Adventure Learning and The Call of The Wild “On some level, I think we’re meant to encounter God in wild spaces,” reflects Fenton, “whether those spaces are metaphorical, like when a family member is sick and we don’t know how to navigate that, or if it’s literally the wilderness.” Fri, 05 Sep 2014 08:15:00 CDT a4e21a89-7b2b-44ff-8af0-658c5657d4de Men's Soccer Stopped by Rose-Hulman The men's soccer team lost a tightly contested match to Rose-Hulman 1-0 on Wednesday night. Greenville was led by senior goalkeeper Thomas Crown who produced four saves. Wed, 03 Sep 2014 21:00:00 CDT 1b6db5d0-33c1-4726-897c-d49cbe21ef6e Women's Soccer Falls to Rose-Hulman The women's soccer team was defeated 3-0 by Rose Hulman on Wednesday. Goalkeeper Hope Brakenhoff produced five saves. Wed, 03 Sep 2014 19:15:00 CDT 889ea1db-c33c-44ad-b312-e7303fa1a608 Keeping the Wild In Wilderness - The Nation Celebrates Zahniser's Work September 3, 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of The Wilderness Act, a landmark legislation authored and championed by legendary GC alum Howard Zahniser ('28). Wed, 03 Sep 2014 07:45:00 CDT 5112ad46-4055-45fd-8ee0-b9ac7434edd1 Volleyball Sweeps Rose-Hulman The volleyball team evened their record at 2-2 with a productive three set win over Rose-Hulman on Tuesday night. Allyson Mitchell posted a match-high 13 kills, and Jamie Schollenbruch had 36 digs. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 19:00:00 CDT de60af5f-5785-465b-8205-ba21ee23493f Men's Soccer Appoints Jane Bell as Faculty Coach of the Week The Men’s Soccer Team is starting a new program we are calling Faculty Coach of the Week. We have invited six faculty members from around campus to join our program as an honorary coach for a week, where they will get an inside look at what it is like to be a member of the Men’s Soccer Team. This week we have Jane Foley Bell joining us. Professor Bell teaches Marketing, Management, and Sport Management and has been at Greenville since 2008. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 08:00:00 CDT be27e1d9-8512-497b-8d77-850fbc1bd763 Men's Soccer Routs Anderson The men's soccer team came up with a convincing 4-0 shutout win over Anderson on Saturday. Richie Hershkowitz and Elliot Thompson produced two goals apiece. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 20:00:00 CDT ef446d13-0005-408c-bdfc-0e736f7433f2 Women's Soccer Allows Late Goal in Defeat The women's soccer team lost its second match of the season as they were defeated 2-1 by Anderson on Saturday. Greenville's goal was scored by newcomer Mackenzie Burris. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 20:00:00 CDT 5f81507e-dd68-4c44-bce0-4f7c6f34a445 Volleyball Stopped by Nebraska Wesleyan The volleyball team returned to action at St. Louis on Saturday as they were defeated in three sets by Nebraska Wesleyan. Jamie Schollenbruch produced 21 digs for the Lady Panthers. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 18:00:00 CDT 8a30f9ff-feca-4b6c-a155-861dd5322c7e Women's Soccer Tripped Up by Earlham The women's soccer team opened their season Friday with a 2-1 loss at Earlham. Newcomer Barbara Nigro had Greenville's goal. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 15:00:00 CDT c6c4e50d-9477-4a64-afe1-768fa405ea3c Volleyball Splits Opening Matches The volleyball team competed Friday at Washington University and picked up a victory and defeat. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:00:00 CDT 52807caa-1330-4e47-b38d-e5b022897c4b Men's Soccer Shuts Out Earlham The men's soccer team opened their season with a 1-0 win over Earlham. Brent Lehr tallied the lone Greenville goal with 18:41 remaining in the game. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:00:00 CDT 00a420a4-9197-43bd-beee-b3206a19cad6 Greenville College Volleyball Promo Watch the 2014 Greenville College Volleyball Promo Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:00:00 CDT ebe34c8e-78a9-40df-98ec-3f81d96cde53 GC Acquires Former McCracken Office Building Greenville College is pleased to announce its acquisition of the property at 100 North Locust Street in Greenville, site of the McCracken Office Building. The existing space is currently under renovation to accommodate the college’s Department of Philosophy and Religion. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:30:00 CDT 3b5f1557-617b-4115-a103-3fcdaf4ec53f GC Launches Advising Center This fall, Greenville College is launching an advising center to enrich the undergraduate academic experience for students and faculty. Located in the Ruby E. Dare Library, the Advising Center is dedicated to empowering students to develop Christ-centered educational plans and achieve degree completion. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 07:30:00 CDT 8a4bed0d-0b6d-4b5f-8912-ac99f480bf6b Men's Soccer opens season with 2-0 preseason win The men's soccer team started their preseason schedule Wednesday with a 2-0 win over Lincoln College. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:00:00 CDT 8643b276-1a5f-4a35-933b-7c567f10abad Reverend Kevin Austin Scheduled to Speak at 2014 Convocation Greenville College begins its 123rd academic year with a Convocation ceremony on Wednesday, August 27 at 9:30 a.m. in H.J. Long Gymnasium. Director of the Set Free Movement, Kevin Austin, will deliver an address titled “Agents of Hope and Healing.” Austin will also present a colloquium at 3 p.m. in LaDue Auditorium. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:30:00 CDT f84d5c51-ef77-4203-a319-2781b0d1ff2e Men's Soccer Appoints John Massena as Faculty Coach of the Week The Men’s Soccer Team is starting a new program we are calling Faculty Coach of the Week. We have invited six faculty members from around campus to join our program. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 05:00:00 CDT 09f29688-2f74-4d46-9956-b7744cdda889 The Shape of Grace - Professor Heilmer's Sculpture Featured in National Sculpture Society Journal Several sculptures by Greenville College Art Department Chair and Associate Professor of Art Steve Heilmer are featured in the winter 2013 issue of Sculpture Review, a quarterly publication of the National Sculpture Society. Mon, 04 Aug 2014 12:15:00 CDT 6d25e989-e753-47a2-bf68-e0c8ec13cc6e Greenville Volleyball Among AVCA Team Academic Honorees The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced that 684 teams have earned the AVCA Team Academic Award for the 2013-2014 season. The Greenville College volleyball squad was one of five SLIAC institutions to receive this designation. Mon, 04 Aug 2014 00:00:00 CDT e1c9f01c-4fc2-48b7-9457-04207b99b982 Naomi Brown '14 Awarded President's Citation During Greenville College’s 2014 Commencement Ceremony on May 25, President Ivan Filby and Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs Dr. Bradley Shaw awarded the 2014 President’s Citation to Naomi Brown of Ashville, Ohio. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 06:30:00 CDT bbcb976c-f3c8-43ce-9833-1f9becdba61a Dr. Sieger-Walls Recognized with W. Richard Stephens Outstanding Faculty Award Dr. Lesley Sieger-Walls, Associate Professor of English, received the W. Richard Stephens Outstanding Faculty Award at GC’s 2014 Commencement ceremony. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 10:30:00 CDT d2a455b2-48c2-4715-9f66-43b4073a5f1c Men's Soccer Announces 2014 Recruiting Class The men's soccer program has announced its newest group of incoming student-athletes that will play for the Orange and Black this fall. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:00:00 CDT e8d502c7-bb96-4e89-92cf-f346125e979d GC Alumnus Honored with Word Guild Award The Word Guild recently recognized Greenville College alumnus Rev. Donald N. Bastian ’53 for his most recent book, The Pastor's First Love: And Other Essays on a High and Holy Calling. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:45:00 CDT 4b16c081-bd2f-44e6-917b-2f114569f1ac He Says, She Says, The Gospel Says Assistant Professor of Religion, Ben Wayman explores Biblical influences on historical efforts toward winning equality for woman in society and the church through the work of 19th century churchman B.T. Roberts and woman's right activist Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 08:45:00 CDT 3ab0f9f8-b3a1-4bb2-8b15-ffd05609872f Three Thousand Miles Overcoming some frightening memories, Deeanna (Roberts '79) hops back on the road checking one of her biking routes off of her "bucket list". Tue, 15 Jul 2014 08:00:00 CDT 9f906b5d-b573-4eba-8b86-81dd36b37434 Tracy Cromer Joins Greenville as Head Softball Coach The Greenville College Athletic Department has announced the hiring of Tracy Cromer as its newest head softball coach. Cromer comes from Manchester College in Indiana where she has served as head softball coach for six years. Prior to Manchester, she was head softball coach for five years at the University of Northwestern in St. Paul, Minn. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 12:00:00 CDT 855089dd-998e-4e33-9184-65e2058d9874 Ackerman Assumes Additional Role as Head Men's Volleyball Coach After conducting a search, Greenville College has announced that head women's volleyball coach Tom Ackerman will jointly serve as head women's volleyball coach and the first head men's volleyball coach in Greenville College history. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 16:00:00 CDT d5ae644c-8e2f-4e0d-b32e-8f3cad00d4ab Christianity Today Features Guest Post by GC Alumnus Aaron Cobb Aaron Cobb ’01, featured recently in The RECORD as author of the newly released book Loving Samuel, also appeared this week as a guest writer for Christianity Today’s “Thin Places” blog. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 09:15:00 CDT d3bfc38e-8b15-4915-9743-cabfafaa9172 NORTH! With the desire to serve in the Alaska Territory, schoolteacher Anna Bortel '47 moved to Valdez, Alaska to teach and assist with planting a church. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 10:30:00 CDT d548fcb8-c0de-4f38-8fa2-47b9f6dbd5d6 Football Game Day Visits Coach Schomaker and the Panther football staff are excited to announce two game day visits for this upcoming fall. The visit dates are on Saturday 9/20 and 10/25. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 08:00:00 CDT b15e6f72-55cc-4149-9fc7-30ac3b611920 Enduring Lessons From The Outback Greg Groves 1980 has led nearly 40 adventures that challenge youth through backpacking, biking, canoeing and more. While serving on the pastoral staff at the Greenville Free Methodist Church, he also holds a master’s of divinity degree from Asbury Theological Seminary and trains others, including GC students, in youth ministry. Thu, 03 Jul 2014 11:00:00 CDT 2b656948-b302-4dbe-81b6-1c6b8e73b523 A Novel Retirement, A Life of Adventure Since his retirement in 2003, Mel Starr ’64 has seen so much adventure, it’s a wonder he can catch his breath from one harrowing experience to the next. Starr shares lessons in persistence and patience that have helped him launch his second career as an author. Tue, 01 Jul 2014 08:45:00 CDT a3f4f8b9-afa6-421c-881b-170ca293d445 Jesse Dart, Cultural Explorer A world traveler, author, photographer and self-described gastronome, Jesse Dart '04 has followed his passions starting from Greenville College to all across the globe. Thu, 26 Jun 2014 08:30:00 CDT 75d873b8-97d2-4962-9009-373a20916fba Catching Air Receiving an invitation to ride freestyle motocross professionally, Greenville College alum Seth Fargher sets his sights on pursuing his gift from God. Tue, 24 Jun 2014 10:00:00 CDT 00749161-448d-4c54-aeb7-ba65ae742664 Speed Missions: GC Alumna to Visit 11 Countries in 11 Months This year will go down as the year of adventure for Mandi Gummels – the year elephants passed through her campsite in Zambia, and sunsets over the Baltic Sea raised her standard for beauty; the year of digging holes for fruit trees in Malawi, lumberjacking in Estonia and skirting Latvia’s Soviet-style Karosta Prison. Fri, 20 Jun 2014 08:15:00 CDT 9637bbd6-ae8c-4496-b19b-e496abf63cdc 2014 Greenville College Commencement The campus was bustling with celebration and hope during the 2014 Commencement weekend. On May 24 and 25, the college recognized 349 graduates. Thu, 19 Jun 2014 07:15:00 CDT ffc0bb9b-64de-4cd8-afc0-58a97025b393 The RECORD Summer 2014 - Risky Business - Saying Yes to Adventure With the onset of summer comes the prospect for adventure, travel, sightseeing and new experiences down the road or across the globe. Just out, the summer 2014 issue of The RECORD, “Risky Business – Saying Yes to Adventure,” reveals adventure as a tool God uses to draw us closer to Him. Tue, 17 Jun 2014 13:15:00 CDT 1228806c-893d-4416-a415-180c32b35e60 Men's Soccer Ends Spring with Impressive Team GPA The Greenville College men's soccer team finished the 2014 spring season with a notable 3.34 team GPA. Mon, 16 Jun 2014 00:00:00 CDT e0920315-8a9d-4887-bffb-283215707b30 GC Football Team Names Susan Chism Teacher of the Year Expensive hotels and exclusive restaurants are not the only venues for five-star customer service. The GC Football team named Susan Chism, instructor of English at Greenville College, “Teacher of the Year,” and honored her with a plaque, posted her picture on the web with a glowing story and flooded her mailbox with notes of thanks. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 15:00:00 CDT d1a4d4e8-36c2-4d25-9e16-78d76a0012f4 Music Business Internships Open Doors of Opportunity for Students Experience gained from summer internships can translate into full-time employment for college students. Music business professor, Danara Moore, is determined to help connect students to internship positions in Los Angeles and Tennessee locations. Wed, 11 Jun 2014 09:15:00 CDT ae7177bc-17aa-4bba-9afb-fbb118852cf4 Students Engage in Service Learning on Urban Plunge Excursion On April 7, 22 Greenville College students traveled to St. Louis to take part in the rich tradition of service and learning known as Urban Plunge. This year, the experience brought Urban Plungers to two ministries: The Bridge in downtown St. Louis and Mercy Ministries in Fenton, MO. Both ministries provided learning opportunities through service projects, meaningful conversations and testimonies. Thu, 05 Jun 2014 14:30:00 CDT aac7dcdd-61a6-4372-bd13-4af26c82ff4d Men's Tennis Breaks Records For the second consecutive year, the Panther men’s tennis team broke head coach Brett Brannon’s win record. The Panthers followed up their 2013 12-10 campaign, with a 13-9 record this season. Thu, 05 Jun 2014 12:00:00 CDT b61e0b99-3310-4fb6-95f6-141e4dafdc74 Greenville College Recognizes Employee Service Greenville College honored employees for their service to the school at a special ceremony on May 27. Two employees celebrated 30 years of work at Greenville College and several others were recognized for reaching important milestones. Tue, 03 Jun 2014 15:00:00 CDT ff0d5f3e-be26-40b6-aa9e-5fd957b47ba9 GC Business Management Department Seniors Awarded for Achievement, Excellence, Leadership and Service May is award season for the Greenville College Business Management Department as professors recognize exemplary achievement, academic excellence, leadership and service in graduating seniors. This year’s awardees also underscore the valuable role sports recruitment plays in drawing academically talented students to campus. Tue, 03 Jun 2014 09:00:00 CDT 022ebe1c-4ad2-40c4-b1b3-98fdf6b30c34 Osborne Named ABCA All-American Greenville College's Tim Osborne, a sophomore outfielder, was named Second Team All-America. Sun, 01 Jun 2014 18:00:00 CDT 030623f7-5a43-45ed-b38f-df70915413fc Panther Pride Golf Scramble Set for June 13 The Greenville College Athletic Department is excited to host its 2014 Panther Pride Golf Scramble on Friday, June 13, as a highlight of our summer activities at Greenville College. We will again play at Indian Springs Golf Club - just west of Van Burensburg, Ill., on Illinois Route 185. Thu, 29 May 2014 15:45:00 CDT 7e7d23ba-b826-4124-8dc5-6c0641145ec0 Greenville College to Add Men's Volleyball as 15th Intercollegiate Sport Greenville College has announced plans to begin an intercollegiate program in men's volleyball that will begin competition during the 2015-16 school year. Thu, 29 May 2014 14:00:00 CDT f32a6232-878f-4b5d-af85-5c35acbd95a9 Striving to Succeed Jared Martin, Greenville College graduate of ’07, currently works in the hospitality industry. Though busy and challenging, Martin finds it rewarding and often recalls his time at Greenville and how it influenced his successful career today. Thu, 29 May 2014 08:00:00 CDT d166e5a3-0f1a-4acc-9171-3bda964c57c0 Greenville College Launches Health Psychology Degree Completion Program Greenville College is pleased to announce the launch of its Bachelor of Science in health psychology degree during the fall of 2014. The program offers online courses, allowing adult learners to complete their bachelor’s degree while also balancing other responsibilities. Wed, 28 May 2014 11:45:00 CDT bb4f1d9b-1c3f-4d24-bc48-a9b946c819d2 Men's Track and Field Rides Three All-American Marks to 8th Place The No. 16 nationally ranked Greenville College men's track and field team used two national runner-up finishes and a fifth place mark to take eighth place at the NCAA Division III outdoor national championships on Saturday. Sat, 24 May 2014 19:00:00 CDT 95a0deb4-84c3-4d5f-8f94-9005d84ff74b The Vista - Spring 2014 Check out the latest edition of The Vista, GC's award-winning student publication. Fri, 23 May 2014 08:00:00 CDT 18acfd36-873c-4044-ae7a-537ad67e5d3a Men's Track and Field Gains Points at NCAA Nationals The nation's No. 16 ranked men's track and field team put points on the scoreboard early at the NCAA Division III national meet as senior Josh Kuusisto's throw of 190 feet, two inches ranked seventh in the nation and gave him All-American status. After the first day of competition, Greenville was 22nd with two points. Thu, 22 May 2014 20:00:00 CDT d28ac026-8046-4ab5-80ed-c6411a1a464b Gregory 22nd in 200 as Women's Track and Field Ends Season Freshman Alex Gregory ran a 25.77 second 200-meter dash on Thursday at the NCAA Division III national championships as she placed 22nd overall and seventh in her heat of the event. Thu, 22 May 2014 20:00:00 CDT 8e392907-efee-46ae-9933-39e5dbd0d0f1 Josh Cranston '12 on Sustainable Habits, Christian Ritual, and Creation Care A prestigious Fulbright Scholarship offered Josh Cranston '12 the opportunity to spend the 2012-2013 academic year researching environmental sustainability at the University of Oslo in Norway. Tue, 20 May 2014 08:30:00 CDT 9f36f88d-e4f0-4737-befa-70a4c103d8d0 No. 16 Men's Track and Field Team Sends Five Entries to NCAA Championships The No. 16 men's track and field team will be represented by five entries in the NCAA outdoor championships from Thursday to Saturday at Ohio Wesleyan in Delaware, Ohio. Mon, 19 May 2014 18:00:00 CDT b7980e29-2942-4fb1-ada2-cd318a78c13c Sprinter Alex Gregory to Represent Greenville at NCAA Championships A 24.59 second sprint at the NCCAA national championships on May 1 has obtained freshman sprinter Alex Gregory an appearance in the 200 meter dash at the NCAA championships this week. Mon, 19 May 2014 09:00:00 CDT b45c833c-d583-4df5-b82e-1c8f2dd89941 Stepping Out of the Classroom and Into the Bible Studying abroad sounds exciting because it offers new sights and opportunities, a little change from the mundane. It provides a thrilling way to earn credits toward a desired degree, and it compliments a student’s resume. Study abroad is more than travel and fun adventure; it is a true learning experience. Mon, 19 May 2014 07:00:00 CDT 33a782a9-62e0-4ce0-a50f-c82c3d6ed917 Camp Ability Returns to Greenville College This Summer Greenville College is hosting Camp Ability starting June 16. Organized by students and staff from GC’s special education program, Camp Ability is a weeklong day camp for children ages 6-12 with mild to moderate disabilities. Fri, 16 May 2014 14:00:00 CDT 0215976a-a719-41fa-8af5-c453c471d54a Student Success Holds First-Ever Game Plan for Finals Event The Ruby E. Dare library was abuzz with activity Tuesday night as Greenville College students met with academic coaches from Student Success to make a study plan for the last two weeks of the semester. Thu, 15 May 2014 08:45:00 CDT 67ad5fab-277e-4a0b-825f-2067ae1547c3