Greenville College - Academics News News Continual Pursuit of Truth: STEF 2019 Conference Invites Reflection GU's inaugural conference encouraged the continual pursuit of truth. Thu, 14 Nov 2019 13:15:00 CST d4e4c60f-c3fd-4b33-ad64-0af28d8a0120 The Campus That Said “Yes”: GU Doubles Its International Student Population Through Personalized Service Greenville University celebrated its largest incoming class of international students this fall. Tue, 15 Oct 2019 09:00:00 CDT 5abf77d3-3336-4e71-9a98-ec38f1dfa04e Fall RECORD Recounts God's Work Multiplied at GU Just out, GU's alumni magazine looks at big ideas, big surprises, and surprisingly big impact, all involving the GU community. Tue, 08 Oct 2019 13:00:00 CDT 444fecd2-9db8-45b8-8112-9b754688dec2 Six Weeks In Parasites: Student Researchers Take On Tropical Foe How does learning by conducting research differ from learning in the classroom? Six weeks dedicated to one topic, working nights and weekends to access critical material, and tapping willing experts for help say recent veterans of GU's Summer Research Experience. Would they do it again? Yes! Thu, 26 Sep 2019 09:00:00 CDT 0225740f-81de-4006-ad19-44d952fa86a3 Improvise, Say "Yes, and": Senior Ministry Majors Offer Tips to Internship-bound Classmates Mention “improvisation” to most students at Greenville University, and thoughts run to Joyous Chaos, GU’s improvisational comedy troupe. But lately, other students on campus give Joyous Chaos a run for its money thinking quickly. Thu, 19 Sep 2019 13:45:00 CDT 0665bffc-5c01-4f85-90f9-3b6c05b09e34 Adventures in Food, Fellowship, and Culture for GU Students in Madrid If the idea of study abroad strikes you as exciting and scary at the same time, partners with GU in international study have two words for you: No worries. Instructors from GU’s Experience Spain Study Abroad (ESSA) program were on campus recently to talk about the ease of studying in Spain. Tue, 10 Sep 2019 09:00:00 CDT 41be8bb0-deab-468c-807b-67370f86356f Students Don New “Lenses” for Interterm in Madrid A new Interterm course takes students to Madrid, Spain, for an intensive few days of scriptural study outside their familiar context. Thu, 05 Sep 2019 09:45:00 CDT eb128312-41be-46ee-ad60-52d4f2c5be28 Brent Ellis, Expert on Christian Higher Ed, Kicks Off Fall 2019 at GU Brent Ellis '92, current president of Spring Arbor University, will deliver a Convocation chapel address on “Faith and Inspired Learning” at GU. Tue, 13 Aug 2019 16:15:00 CDT 0c5556db-3f83-4897-af4f-abd31a4f0c21 Corrosion and Copper: Local Business Teams Up With GU Students to Solve the Geothermal Piping Puzzle Corrosion in copper is no small matter to businesses like Greenville's Enertech Global that depend on copper piping. Student Researchers at GU hope to find a way to extend the life of copper pipes. Mon, 05 Aug 2019 10:15:00 CDT 23748f9e-ff51-4db6-be5a-b62714415744 Storming the Gates of Grammar When he's not on the soccer field or in class, you can find GU's Michael Gonzalez at University Pathways, guiding Level 1 English language students in the complexities of grammar. He equates their embrace of a new culture and immersion in the English language with bravery. Wed, 31 Jul 2019 07:00:00 CDT 7df82a08-e7a8-4934-8268-fd6cfe725a6e Learning Compassion From the Early Church: New Article by GU's Wayman A workmate receives crushing news; a friend faces bankruptcy; a neighbor’s baby dies in the delivery room. Too often, anguish leaves us speechless and struggling for a response. In times like these, looking back to the early church can help. Mon, 22 Jul 2019 12:30:00 CDT 82e10c71-aaf2-48f8-b093-dce73a28b84e Well-Trained Intern Embarks On A Summer Of Music Hours onstage and in the studio at Greenville University paid off big time for Brian Wells ’21, who landed a summer internship that will help him prepare for a career in either discipline. Wed, 17 Jul 2019 14:00:00 CDT d34ad641-c576-49cf-b95e-cd915bfde88b G.U.’s Science and Faith Conference Tackles Evolution, Aliens and More Tough questions about the relationship between science and faith take center stage at a conference hosted by Greenville University November 8-10, 2019. Tue, 02 Jul 2019 07:30:00 CDT 52685849-3592-4e02-81bb-c71091edbee9 Ministry Students of Character, Serving the Church Eleven senior ministry students will serve in ministry internships across the U.S. and overseas this summer. Wed, 29 May 2019 07:30:00 CDT 33c60cf5-9109-414d-a511-773e07b0f469 2019 Commencement Ceremony Honors Outstanding Faculty, Students At Greenville University’s 2019 Commencement ceremony, G.U. President Ivan Filby and VP for Academic Affairs Brian Hartley honored several individuals whose achievements and faith in Christ set them apart. Mon, 27 May 2019 08:30:00 CDT acb21851-1a0b-421f-a7e3-4df565e58655 G.U. Professor Malone Tackles Timely Questions in Education and Social Theory Assistant Professor of Education Larissa Malone has contributed her academic research to conversations about race and education that reach far beyond G.U.’s campus. Thu, 23 May 2019 09:15:00 CDT 3630ce98-255d-4e11-89e7-6fb6abc61e9f Briner School at Greenville University Honors Graduates Honorees in accounting, marketing, business management and music business received certificates and cash awards. Congratulations to the awardees! Thu, 23 May 2019 06:30:00 CDT aa339650-c087-4e3f-a0f0-ccfa54ae6eae Greenville University Undergrad Researcher Jessie Chappel Receives Prestigious Goldwater Scholarship Student researcher Jessie Chappel, a junior at Greenville University, has been named recipient of the 2019-20 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. Wed, 08 May 2019 14:45:00 CDT 3f11c88b-f14d-4eb8-bbac-177561967944 Three New Awards to Honor Criminal Justice and Social Work Majors The Department of Criminal Justice and Social Work will bestow three new academic awards on graduating seniors this spring: the Estevez Award for Commitment to Social Justice, the Trooper James M. Bava Criminal Justice Award and the Award for Academic Excellence in Social Work. Fri, 26 Apr 2019 14:15:00 CDT a3997d32-f997-4266-a284-0023dfdc5af9 Survival of the Fastest: Newcomer Mao Helps Students Keep Up With Biology’s Rapid Strides As the field of biology undergoes rapid change, Biology Instructor Lindsey Mao determines to keep G.U. students ahead of the game. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 12:15:00 CDT 7a614f86-286c-4d83-ab32-13071d279750 Undergraduate Research: A High-Impact Learning Experience For G.U. Princeton-Bound Chappel How do you top publishing research in a Stanford U. journal and presenting at Harvard? By interning at Princeton of course! Mon, 15 Apr 2019 09:00:00 CDT ba0a4eb5-0576-4e43-b2ae-6816eef9814d Briner School Undergraduate Estes Publishes Case Study on Public Relations and Social Responsibility Retail giants Target and Kroger, gun control advocates and consumers play key roles in this class assignment turned published case study. Wed, 10 Apr 2019 13:00:00 CDT 5a9d1cd9-5766-45eb-9edc-f4a600f5a4dc Benefits Of Undergraduate Research Reach Far Beyond Campus Can student research really impact science? The answer bodes well for student researchers preparing for G.U.’s 2019 Summer Research Experience. Tue, 09 Apr 2019 12:45:00 CDT c22313da-1968-444b-899c-500ef006c47b More Students Drawn to Social Work and Criminal Justice The departments of social work and criminal justice at Greenville University have realized significant growth in the past two years, with enrollment increasing in strides. Fri, 29 Mar 2019 10:00:00 CDT 45389166-d53e-42f5-9124-6e7c09353d65 Sorensen, VP of Mercy, To Speak At G.U. Commencement Greenville University will welcome Donn Sorensen, executive vice president of operations with Mercy health system, to speak at the University’s 2019 Commencement ceremonies on May 11. Wed, 20 Feb 2019 09:30:00 CST 173b90eb-748c-4a92-a0d5-fcafecd92712 The Passing of Orley Herron, Past G.U. President Dr. Orley R. Herron Jr., seventh president of Greenville University, left an indelible mark on the institution. Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:00:00 CST 3ac189c5-9de4-47ab-80fc-dda19f546d33 G.U. Forensics Conference Returns In April Following 2018 Success Greenville University will once again host the G.U. Forensics Conference, April 5-6, 2019, featuring presentations on timely topics in forensic science and criminal justice. Wed, 13 Feb 2019 13:15:00 CST 616c0da4-e17c-466e-8fe8-cc53c450ff62 Doubly Blessed: G.U. Benefits from Professor’s Dual Talents G.U.'s Assistant Professor of English Courtney Bailey-Parker landed center stage in a recent St. Louis Post-Dispatch article because of her dual and complementary talents: interpreting literature and acting onstage. Fri, 01 Feb 2019 10:45:00 CST 4870bce6-7af8-45b9-a45c-296fb04e2938 G.U. Students Embrace Expanded Learning About Stereotypes Students attending the annual Richey Lecture in Social Psychology at St. Louis University came away enriched, enthused and eager to share with peers how to make the most of time spent at an academic conference. Thu, 24 Jan 2019 10:00:00 CST e4e01de7-cefc-4c8f-88ee-7fc730b0f79e Intern With Postal Inspection Service Offers Tips For A “First Class” Intern Experience Recent grad Sam Barnhart's double major in psychology and criminal justice set the stage for experiential learning with the U.S. Postal Inspection Service. Mon, 21 Jan 2019 10:45:00 CST b73f74cb-9aa6-4a28-b730-2bc8fc79bb1d Harvard U. Invites G.U. Bio-Chem Major Jessie Chappel To Present Research flowing out of G.U.'s Department of Biology continues to draw interest from the scientific community, this time for junior Jessie Chappel. She is among an elite group of student researchers invited to present in January. Fri, 11 Jan 2019 05:15:00 CST ff8e70b7-fefc-487a-8f37-75b91f82c173 Illustrated Bible Life Features Wayman Article on Luke's Account of the Holy Spirit Imagining the Holy Spirit as the main character in the Acts of the Apostles, helps us appreciate the story's powerful plot. A new article by Ben Wayman sheds light on "God the Holy Spirit" as the source of everything the church needs to thrive. Wed, 09 Jan 2019 09:00:00 CST 852c3808-7df5-441f-915a-7a70161fbed4 Christiane Zeller '17 Honored for Teaching Excellence G.U.'s School of Education has added another awardee for excellence in teaching to its alumni ranks. Congratulations go to recent graduate, elementary teacher Christiane Zeller '17. Mon, 07 Jan 2019 13:00:00 CST d5d6a129-5c21-4a22-b60c-a0567dbf0ca7 First, Greatest, Best: Talking Ag-Business With Samantha Cooley The USDA reports that the U.S. is in the middle of a five-year hiring boom for college grads interested in agribusiness. Nearly half of the opportunities occur in business management. G.U.'s first agribusiness graduate talks about her college to career transition. Fri, 04 Jan 2019 16:15:00 CST 55c2ad24-b63d-45a4-844a-6f1daddf75d6 ISBE Approves Redesign of G.U.'s Middle Grades Teacher Education Program The School of Education at Greenville University is pleased to announce state approval of a redesigned program that prepares teachers for middle grades education. Approval comes at a time when teacher shortages hamper school districts throughout Illinois. Thu, 20 Dec 2018 11:00:00 CST def063b6-075c-42d2-a05c-e37807eb9987