Greenville College - Featured, Athletics Feature News News 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 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 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 Heptathlete Taylor Brunner Takes Third at North Central The women's track and field team sent Taylor Brunner to the North Central multi-event meet on Tuesday and Wednesday. Brunner ranked third among the six competitors with 4,302 points. Wed, 14 May 2014 18:00:00 CDT ed62078f-9f33-4487-b6b0-70f5b8f28e7a GC Philosophy & Religion Faculty Participate in Wesleyan Dialogue on Embodiment and Atonement In March, 4 professors from the Philosophy & Religion Department, participated at the 2014 gathering of the Wesleyan Philosophical Society and Wesleyan Theological Society. Learn more about how their participation in these conferences benefits the overall GC experience. Wed, 14 May 2014 08:00:00 CDT f0875f8b-b233-43c8-a839-93266656cc8a Down From the Mountain To digital media major Jake Cannon, the project just pitched to him seemed doable: create a brief promotional video to capture the 10-day wilderness hiking experience known as WalkAbout. It suited his passions perfectly: backpacking, mountains, wilderness, telling a story. Mon, 12 May 2014 13:00:00 CDT 526e10e2-6e99-41e2-9330-321092a02ab7 Six Baseball Panthers Earn All-Conference Honors The 2014 SLIAC all-conference team includes six from the Greenville College baseball program. The Panther entries were headlined by first team catcher Trevor Montgomery. Sat, 10 May 2014 19:00:00 CDT 239e90d2-996c-4412-8d50-425a1944f9f7 Baseball Drops SLIAC Tournament Title Game A season that saw the baseball team record its most victories since 2010 concluded Saturday with a 12-4 loss to Webster in the championship game of the SLIAC tournament. Sat, 10 May 2014 17:00:00 CDT 37361e29-0f0d-4c1f-b8e0-4ec4045a2187 Baseball Advances to SLIAC Title Game After beating Spalding 14-9 in the opening game of the double elimination SLIAC tournament on Thursday, May 8, Greenville played two tournament games on Friday, May 9. While Greenville lost the first game 10-2 against Webster, they beat Spalding 6-1 in the second game in order to advance to the championship. Fri, 09 May 2014 22:00:00 CDT 239dcab5-d2a3-43cb-b6b1-eaff438402fc Greenville College Announces 2014 Commencement Schedule and Speakers Greenville College will conduct its 122nd commencement exercises on May 24 and 25. Master’s degree, adult degree completion, and off-campus partnership students will be recognized on Saturday, May 24, at 2 p.m. Undergraduate students will be recognized on Sunday, May 25, at 3 p.m. Fri, 09 May 2014 09:30:00 CDT ca4b6757-b7ed-4091-be8f-dbd6b855c19a Baseball Wins Tournament Opener The baseball team scored in all but the first and second innings as they came from behind to take the lead on two occasions in their 14-9 victory over Spalding in the first round of the SLIAC tournament. Thu, 08 May 2014 18:00:00 CDT 976a3d0f-694a-4d57-9cb1-fe09ac5583e9 GC Takes First Place in Investment Contest The Greenville College Management Department placed first in this year’s St. Louis Collegiate Investment Management Contest and will collect a $10,000 award for its winning entry. Wed, 07 May 2014 10:00:00 CDT 7699b116-c04d-4be6-aade-9512ccebca1b Estevez Named VP of Academic Affairs Dr. Edwin Estévez was recently named vice president of academic affairs at Greenville College. Tue, 06 May 2014 09:45:00 CDT eab06e0d-851b-4b73-8446-0b3970e8b4c0 Lady Panther Softball Places Second at SLIAC Tournament A record-setting season ended Saturday for the Lady Panther softball team as the squad placed second at the SLIAC postseason tournament. The team ended their season with an overall record of 30-14. Sat, 03 May 2014 21:00:00 CDT 9e4cfac4-54f2-40f4-93d9-cb8445cf657d Men’s Track and Field Takes Fourth at NCCAA Outdoor Championships The NCAA’s nationally ranked No. 11 Greenville College men’s track and field team competed Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at Shorter University in the NCCAA outdoor championships. The men placed fourth of the 24 teams competing as Greenville had two national championship performances. Sat, 03 May 2014 20:00:00 CDT c2792a49-17b6-4539-8c08-d4776ac579a1 Women's Track and Field Earns 11th at NCCAA Outdoor Championships The NCCAA outdoor championships on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday saw the Greenville College women's track and field team take 11th place among the event's 26 scoring teams with 24 points. Sat, 03 May 2014 20:00:00 CDT b0a371a6-b266-4bd2-9fa3-4096e22b94af Baseball Sends Out Seniors with Home Sweep of Principia The baseball team closed their regular season with a doubleheader at home against Principia on Saturday, May 3. The Panthers came back to win the first game 7-6, and blew out Principia in the second game 14-4. Sat, 03 May 2014 20:00:00 CDT 838cf37f-ad4a-460d-b141-5878da8e5941 Spring Band Performances Include Special Mother’s Day Event Bring all the special ladies in your life out for a memorable afternoon of musical entertainment especially for moms. The Greenville College Concert Band will present its fourth annual Mother’s Day Concert on Sunday, May 11, at 4 p.m. in the Whitlock Music Center on the Greenville College campus. Sat, 03 May 2014 09:00:00 CDT 8d517df6-9614-4d21-94d2-a181d6eba8b6 Baseball Comes from Behind to Beat Principia The Greenville College baseball team opened their last series of the regular season at Principia on Friday, May 2. The Panthers were down early but ended up taking a 10-7 victory. Fri, 02 May 2014 22:00:00 CDT 0c35bb72-0ae8-4130-9e8f-4e8488af355d Softball All-Conference Team Features Eight Lady Panthers; Samsoe Takes Newcomer of the Year Greenville's Tiffany Samsoe received Newcomer of the Year. Thu, 01 May 2014 17:45:00 CDT 442bd9c7-3bc6-444f-a98d-681b8703965d Greenville College Senior Kara Strathman Receives Maxwell Award Fund Scholarship Honors Dr. Maxwell by Awarding Outstanding Pre-Med Students Thu, 01 May 2014 14:30:00 CDT b359a0ac-7a49-4a15-8246-2bf10920c1df Baseball Closes in on SLIAC Tournament Berth with Win at Eureka The baseball team went to Eureka on Tuesday, April 30, to end their season series against Eureka. The Panthers took the first two games earlier in the year, and beat Eureka again in this contest 9-6. Wed, 30 Apr 2014 19:00:00 CDT 2b128ccd-90f2-49ef-a887-8d7f129b88bb GC Liberal Arts Education Provides Alumni With Winning Entrepreneurial Skills The five skills most valued by employers in today’s job market just happen to be skills that boost entrepreneurial ventures too. Take Pounds Media of St. Louis, for example, a start-up video production business in 2011 and now a thriving, award-winning, full service studio. Tue, 29 Apr 2014 13:00:00 CDT 24da69e5-524a-454e-b0d0-35accca184c8 Women's Tennis Finishes Second in SLIAC Tournament The Greenville College women's tennis team ended their 2014 campaign with a second place showing in the SLIAC tournament. Sat, 26 Apr 2014 21:00:00 CDT 0806065e-d2f0-4a2e-87f0-6e54f0b14de2 Baseball Stopped by Washington-St. Louis The baseball team struggled in the opening game of a three-game weekend series against Washington University as the Bears defeated them 11-1 in a game shortened to seven innings. Tim Osborne provided the lone bright spot for the Panthers as he knocked his team-high eighth home run of the season. Fri, 25 Apr 2014 22:00:00 CDT 197cf4e1-1442-431b-8738-fba5ae9b104c It Only Takes a Spark On Friday, March 28th, Greenville College hosted its first annual Spark Leadership Conference. Thanks to the efforts of GCSA, students were treated throughout the day to professors and guests who spoke on different aspects of leadership. Fri, 25 Apr 2014 14:30:00 CDT bc03423e-cbaa-447b-92ce-412aa581e34a Pumpkins for Peace When Travis Hall ’09 traveled to Uganda eight years ago to study abroad with GO ED, he didn’t expect to return at semester’s end with an honorary plot of land bearing his name and a close Ugandan friend. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:00:00 CDT cb1ac808-69c3-44d1-8029-29911d746988 Mitchell Fires No-Hitter as Baseball Shuts Out Blackburn in Doubleheader The baseball team faced Blackburn in a doubleheader on Wednesday and shut them out in both games. The game one performance by Tyler Mitchell saw the senior lefthander earn the Panthers first no-hitter in nearly 20 years. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:00:00 CDT 0ccbc42d-568a-41a5-b77b-e319a01d8f01 Softball Sweeps Rose-Hulman in 26th and 27th Wins The historic season of the Greenville softball team continued Tuesday as it picked up a key doubleheader sweep over Rose-Hulman. The women were led by the performance of senior Ashley Woodrome as she hurled two complete game victories. The Lady Panthers won the first 2-1 and the second game 1-0. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 21:00:00 CDT 4ee50acf-92e4-46f6-b793-07aed3a8bfe0 GC Philosophy Professor, Dr. Kent Dunnington, Receives National Fellowships Greenville College Associate Professor of Philosophy Kent Dunnington was awarded two fellowships of national renown for the 2014-15 academic year, totaling $85,000. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 08:30:00 CDT b167f85d-d28a-496a-af4a-636d4bc233d3 Combined Greenville and Edwardsville Choirs and Orchestras to Perform Spring Concert on May 4 Greenville College will host choral singers and orchestral players from Edwardsville High School, Greenville College, and Greenville Free Methodist Church for a Spring Choral-Orchestral Concert on May 4 at 4:00 p.m. in Whitlock Music Center. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:00:00 CDT e9e1a154-1d92-4191-a1b2-6e773e35c1fd Men's Tennis Concludes Winning Season The men's tennis team wrapped up a very strong 2014 campaign with a 5-0 defeat of Webster University in the SLIAC third place match on Saturday. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 17:00:00 CDT 924a6d60-8ce5-4c52-8099-b32d7e1346c8 GC Hosts Dr. Todd Wood for Science and Religion Presentation on May 1 Dr. Todd Wood will present a colloquium on faith, science and creationism at Greenville College on May 1. Wood is president of the Core Academy of Science and was the subject of a Christianity Today cover story in 2012. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:00:00 CDT a723a883-7028-4987-983c-c27713515d72 Delivering Strength and Peace – All in a Day's Work For Alumni Chaplains Massachusetts native Scott McGowan ’09, chaplain with the Army National Guard, felt called to the ministry even before he entered Greenville College. William Breckenridge ’90, chaplain with the Warrior Transition Battalion at Ft. Riley, joined the Army in his mid-30s. Their reflections offer a glimpse at ministry in the military. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:00:00 CDT c6bd08c3-6e89-4120-bb60-1fb7e3045618 A-maizing Deception Last summer, when Professor Andrea Nord settled into a five-month stay in Malawi with her family of four, little did she know that the traditional cornmeal dish they periodically ate played a key role in the malnutrition and even deaths of Malawians. Most Malawians didn’t know it, nor do they know it now, even as they faithfully tend their maize fields and grind maize into flour. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:30:00 CDT a259232c-cdf4-43b3-a2af-4f9eb7ae599f Greenville College Athletic Hall of Fame Recognizes Five Individuals and Two Teams Greenville College honors 1996-97 Women's Basketball, 1999 Men's Cross Country, Donna Lay Collins, Julie Kaufmann Shultz, John M. Strahl, Jr., Jerry A. Malone, and Lindsey Schuberth. Sat, 12 Apr 2014 12:00:00 CDT fbf82586-c072-4d01-be5b-280be13133d4 The GC Adamah Community Garden Greenville College students grow fresh produce on campus in the Adamah Community Garden, a series of raised beds located on North Elm adjacent to the tennis courts. The garden's name refers to the Hebrew word for soil in the Genesis creation narrative. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 13:45:00 CDT d4e49043-8aa7-418e-b7ad-4e7200e22572 Men's Tennis Tops Webster Haas was able to hit another great return to draw an error from his opponent to gain the 5-4 victory for the Panthers. Wed, 09 Apr 2014 22:00:00 CDT 9d281883-6356-4498-a021-922f0b833aac Greenville College announces John Barnes as interim head softball coach Greenville College has accepted the resignations of senior women’s administrator and head softball coach Jamie Thanepohn and assistant softball coach Jenny Dowsey. Both stepped away from their positions for personal reasons. Assistant coach John Barnes has been promoted to interim head coach and will lead the Lady Panther softball squad for the remainder of the season. Wed, 09 Apr 2014 12:00:00 CDT 817a07bb-4868-4455-a045-7292a047ca40 Discovering Success: From GC to Twitter Few people shape products that millions of others use every day, and still fewer sit down with celebrities like Tom Hanks, Miley Cyrus and Commander Chris Hadfield to learn how they use those products. Jason Kozemczak ’07, however, is among the few. An engineering manager at Twitter, Jason leads a team that supports mobile products for Android and iOS. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 15:00:00 CDT a4bf8ec8-0008-4972-92ee-df0fead19149 Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove to Speak at GC Author and leader of the New Monasticism movement, Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove will speak about race and reconciliation in Christian community during Greenville College’s chapel service on April 11 at 9:30 a.m. in the Whitlock Music Center. Thu, 03 Apr 2014 10:45:00 CDT 90c0270e-c0cf-4e3a-9df9-9c93e1d1ea54 "Precious Bane" Opens at Factory Theatre “Precious Bane,” a drama with music, will open Wednesday, April 9 at the Factory Theatre, with additional performances to run through Saturday, April 12. All performances begin at 7:30 p.m. Tue, 01 Apr 2014 11:30:00 CDT bf78a905-f00e-43e0-b933-549dd35e4510 Football Recruit Visit Days: April 4-5 Our Football Visit Day is an overnight visit where prospective football players can learn about the EMAP football program, meet coaches and players and get an overall "feel" for campus. Mon, 31 Mar 2014 08:00:00 CDT 7620c104-4f75-4db7-9eb6-00ae8327ce3b Early lead gives Softball easy victory The softball team refused to relinquish the lead after grabbing it early against Westminster College, recording a 14-2 victory on Saturday in Greenville. Sat, 29 Mar 2014 23:00:00 CDT 81c2ffe2-f1d8-46ae-a6ee-5dfafe5b0896 Women's Track and Field Competes at Washington - St. Louis The Greenville women’s track and field team traveled to Washington University for a two day meet on Friday, March 28 and Saturday, March 29. Out of 28 teams the Lady Panthers finished 20th for the weekend. Sat, 29 Mar 2014 22:00:00 CDT f671f5c6-b315-4e51-a43c-245811425d6d Softball beats Westminster 6-1 Tiffany Samsoe went 2-for-3, helping the Lady Panthers to a 6-1 victory over Westminster on Saturday in Greenville. She singled in the fourth and fifth innings. Sat, 29 Mar 2014 22:00:00 CDT d4ce0cdf-bda0-4ea3-a53b-6ac223aaf333 Men's Track and Field Takes 10th at Washington - St. Louis The No. 17 Greenville men’s track and field team competed in the Washington - St. Louis Invitational for a two day meet. The men placed 10th out of the 32 teams at the meet. Sat, 29 Mar 2014 21:00:00 CDT e7310744-6f45-4b61-963a-f0276b910920 Men's Tennis Runs Record to 8-4 The men's tennis team looked to continue their winning ways this weekend, as they made a trip to Central Kansas. Greenville returned home with two wins, topping Central Christian 7-2 and defeating Kansas Wesleyan 8-1. Sat, 29 Mar 2014 20:00:00 CDT fbd635d3-31b7-45af-a2fe-23c2e524a770 Baseball Shuts Out Westminster The baseball team's win streak was bumped up to four games after beating Westminster 4-0 at home. The game was completely scoreless except for the seventh inning when the Panthers tallied four runs. Fri, 28 Mar 2014 23:00:00 CDT 65a135bc-7658-4d27-aab6-a147361e755e Men's Soccer Releases 2014 Schedule The men's soccer program has announced its 2014 fall schedule. The 2014 season will feature non-conference contests against a variety of nationally renowned NCAA Division III programs before a full slate of nine conference matches. Fri, 28 Mar 2014 16:00:00 CDT c036102a-0d9b-4129-9bc9-38bc9b132eee Blooming Good Gardener Plants Joy Blessed with an eye for color and an artistic sensibility, campus gardener Ella Peters plants between 2,000 and 3,000 plants each year, beautifying the College and brightening the paths of faculty, staff and students each day. Fri, 28 Mar 2014 14:30:00 CDT a6714eff-cabd-4503-b100-72aaba5e5d80 Softball offense too much for Eureka The softball team jumped out to an early lead on Eureka College and captured an 11-2 victory on Wednesday in Greenville. Wed, 26 Mar 2014 22:00:00 CDT c52f32f9-8c38-4f64-b4bb-7fd3886ece8b Baseball Sweeps Eureka Eureka traveled to Greenville to take on the Panthers in a conference double header, but they were unable to slow down the Panther offense in either game. Greenville won the first game 12-2 with Tyler Pilcher getting the win. Dillon Reel pitched the majority of the second game for Greenville, who won 16-6 in eight innings. Wed, 26 Mar 2014 21:00:00 CDT 6e4ad4fc-a6fe-4085-9571-f562d792d6aa Softball Rolls 15-4 over Eureka Eureka College didn't put up much of a fight on Wednesday, as the softball team cruised to a blowout 15-4 win in six innings in Greenville. Wed, 26 Mar 2014 21:00:00 CDT 971fb33b-9fa8-4d7b-ba9a-9cbc4820dc7f From College to Career: Five Tips from a Recent GC Grad The day after his graduation last May, Arley Cornell caught a flight to San Diego to begin “life after college” only to discover that life after college bore a striking resemblance to life at Greenville College where he honed his digital media skills and learned to pursue projects that truly mattered to him. Tue, 25 Mar 2014 15:00:00 CDT 9808bcbc-19cc-4534-bd8d-9fb070e0179b The RECORD Spring 2014 - The Good Earth The Spring 2014 Issue of The RECORD, "The Good Earth," takes a look at our relationship to the earth. Its stories draw from the experiences of a cross section of our college community. Mon, 24 Mar 2014 08:00:00 CDT e5c05b44-31d9-469e-b560-aefbd8d2c43a GC Splits Double Header with Spalding The Panthers traveled to Spalding University to begin conference play with a double header. Greenville lost the first game 4-2, but was able to pull out a victory the second game 7-6. Sat, 22 Mar 2014 23:30:00 CDT 902dd4a2-03ba-44e9-a19b-11a94756d85b Softball defeats Spalding With the score tied at six in the seventh inning, Tiffany Samsoe came to the plate and homered, plating Bryn McKie. Sat, 22 Mar 2014 23:00:00 CDT 795d0c0a-bae2-4369-8552-974f253dc913