Greenville College - Academics News http://www.greenville.edu/ News Greenville College Receives 2017 Military Friendly School Award http://www.greenville.edu/news/greenville-college-receives-2017-military-friendly-school-award Greenville College is honored to receive the title of a 2017 Military Friendly School by Victory Media, the leader in connecting the military and civilian worlds. Wed, 16 Nov 2016 08:00:00 CST 2e3d98bb-f927-47fe-96a7-099ce127bd94 Greenville College Formally Recognizes Andrews Chair http://www.greenville.edu/news/greenville-college-formally-recognizes-andrews-chair “Turning a triple play” is the analogy Professor Brian Hartley used to recognize the Andrews Endowed Chair for Christian Unity. The fully-funded chair provides for robust programming in the Bastian School. Fri, 11 Nov 2016 06:45:00 CST e53ddf97-c9d6-4bfa-beca-a75ad5b0c3aa Greenville College Ranked in Top 10 Online Colleges in Illinois http://www.greenville.edu/news/greenville-college-ranked-in-top-10-online-colleges-in-illinois Greenville College is proud to announce that the institution was ranked as one of the Top 10 Best Online Colleges in Illinois by Affordable Colleges Online. Sun, 06 Nov 2016 12:45:00 CST 93a48e3a-301f-478a-bda3-648c85b2c8f8 Bastian School of Theology, Philosophy, and Ministry Formally Launched http://www.greenville.edu/news/bastian-school-of-theology-philosophy-and-ministry-formally-launched The Greenville College Department of Philosophy and Theology formally transitioned into the Donald N. and Kathleen G. Bastian School of Theology, Philosophy, and Ministry with a dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony that took place October 5. Tue, 01 Nov 2016 16:00:00 CDT 871ce4e8-8f9c-41f7-aaa7-fc0513c406a6 Set Goal, Plan, Achieve, Repeat http://www.greenville.edu/news/set-goal-plan-achieve-repeat What's with that inner voice that rouses us out of complacency and urges us to try something new? Alyssa Schmidt's "can-do" back-to-school story may be all you need to take that next step toward career-advancement. Wed, 26 Oct 2016 14:15:00 CDT 1a761e25-e4ff-4c99-b153-8d965f55261d Victor Shepherd Joins the Greenville College Board of Trustees http://www.greenville.edu/news/victor-shepherd-joins-the-greenville-college-board-of-trustees In its forthcoming meeting on November 3, 2016, the Greenville College Board of Trustees will welcome Professor Victor Shepherd to its ranks. He is a Presbyterian minister, theology professor and author. Wed, 19 Oct 2016 13:00:00 CDT db81e801-8a40-4598-bfff-fa861ea403d2 Back to School Just a Little Later in Life: Five Keys to Making It Work http://www.greenville.edu/news/back-to-school-just-a-little-later-in-life-five-keys-to-make-it-work Lori Sadler describes her life as smooth sailing before that great disruptor "merger" threatened her employment picture. Read how changes at A.G. Edwards moved this working mother of two to sharpen her competitive edge and turn "back-to-school" into an opportunity for professional networking and showcasing her leadership skills. Tue, 20 Sep 2016 16:45:00 CDT 538b2ffb-5a37-415d-8b0a-c0fd487c4ce1 Magazine Features Innovation in the Sciences at Greenville College http://www.greenville.edu/news/magazine-features-innovation-in-the-sciences-at-greenville-college The innovative efforts of professors Hyung Choi and Dongxue Zhao to restore and renovate equipment in science labs on campus were recently featured in the August issue of Private University Products and News (PUPN) Magazine. Mon, 12 Sep 2016 09:00:00 CDT 4f0bc83c-c9a4-4cf3-9b73-66b8eb330646 Announcing The Bastian School of Theology, Philosophy, and Ministry http://www.greenville.edu/news/announcing-the-bastian-school-of-philosophy-theology-and Greenville College is pleased to announce its launch of the Donald N. and Kathleen G. Bastian School of Theology, Philosophy and Ministry. President Ivan Filby called the school an exciting and important development for Greenville College. Wed, 31 Aug 2016 20:30:00 CDT 7b40e787-57c2-42b6-9cf7-341bb0b5822e Growing a Business by Degrees http://www.greenville.edu/news/growing-a-business-by-degrees Meet horticulturist Jeremiah Godby, owner of G & C Precision Landscapes and recent graduate of GC's MBA program. Godby met his educational and business goals at the same time by converting coursework into increased revenues for his business. Here's how he did it. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 06:00:00 CDT 6a48d04b-4ade-43f6-8707-5fdf21c1a5dc Author Howard A. Snyder to Speak at College Convocation http://www.greenville.edu/news/author-howard-a-snyder-to-speak-at-college-convocation Greenville College begins its 2016-17 academic year with a convocation ceremony on Wednesday, August 31, at 9:30 a.m. in Whitlock Music Center on campus. Renowned author and Greenville College alumnus Dr. Howard A. Snyder will deliver a message titled “Jesus and the Earth.” Tue, 09 Aug 2016 12:00:00 CDT adde41d4-b905-4c45-9bda-f05d6467a0b5 Greenville College Ranked Among 20 Most Affordable Online MBA Programs - No GMAT Required http://www.greenville.edu/news/greenville-college-ranked-among-20-most-affordable-online-mba-programs-no-gmat-required Greenville College has been ranked among the 20 most affordable online Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs with no Graduate Managment Admission Test (GMAT) required by Best Value MBA. The ranking was published on the organization's website in July. Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:00:00 CDT 5a154551-9839-4b5e-900d-0b87ea79b5ad New Identity, Same Tradition http://www.greenville.edu/news/new-identity-same-tradition Simple, distinct, memorable, timeless—no, we're not talking about fashion inspired by Audrey Hepburn here; we're talking about GC's new logo. As Greenville College approaches its official transition in identity to Greenville University in 2017, we've updated our logo's look. Here's a sneak peek! Tue, 26 Jul 2016 10:45:00 CDT 86646d76-b607-4671-b251-620f30bb5d0a The Vista - Spring 2016 http://www.greenville.edu/news/the-vista Check out the Spring 2016 edition of The Vista, GC's award-winning student publication. Wed, 20 Jul 2016 14:45:00 CDT 791d63f1-baba-473e-ae67-2c6a37f68d90 Equipped, Experienced and Confident http://www.greenville.edu/news/equipped-experienced-and-confident Greenville's access to state-of-the-art scientific equipment helped to propel graduate, Mandy (Bristol '04) Swanson to a successful career. To this day, the labs continue to be upgraded and students benefit from hundreds of thousands of dollars of new equipment! Thu, 14 Jul 2016 12:30:00 CDT 590ad827-7aac-4b9c-ab71-f72e41db0c17 GC Students Secure Competitive Science Research Internships http://www.greenville.edu/news/gc-students-secure-competitive-science-research-internships Learn about Greenville students who were awarded coveted internships with some of the world's leading research entities in physics and quantum engineering. Thu, 14 Jul 2016 10:30:00 CDT 90d86f98-3f94-4362-841e-7cda28030d93 George Peters Named Outstanding Faculty Member at 2016 Commencement http://www.greenville.edu/news/george-peters-named-outstanding-faculty-member-at-2016-commencement Associate Professor of Mathematics George Peters ’92 accepted the Outstanding Faculty Award at GC's 2016 Commencement ceremony May 21. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 09:15:00 CDT 7bf6c080-9871-4f63-8d36-f9b39ba6e9ea Quantum Leap http://www.greenville.edu/news/quantum-leap-curiosity-fuels-discovery-on-three-continents-for-student-researcher Curiosity fueled discovery on three continents for recent graduate Shuto Osawa. From his home in Northern Japan to GC to Vienna and now Boston, Osawa's scholarship knows no bounds. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 06:00:00 CDT 7af78669-fbf3-4a92-9205-6620d59b9f44 Elle Shaw Claims Top Honors at Commencement http://www.greenville.edu/news/elle-shaw-claims-top-honors-at-commencement At the Greenville College 2016 Commencement ceremony on May 21, graduating senior Elle Shaw received the President's Citation award. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 13:45:00 CDT 158df015-8a5f-479f-93ec-b48a83cb1c66 Embracing God's Calling http://www.greenville.edu/news/embracing-god-s-calling Greenville College’s vision is to inspire students to embrace God’s calling for their lives. Through her liberal arts education at GC, senior Kayla Hyde knows exactly what her career calling is: research. Tue, 07 Jun 2016 14:00:00 CDT 829e46f5-f3aa-49a0-9cc2-bb3ec02086b9 GC Commencement http://www.greenville.edu/news/gc-commencement A recap of the Greenville College 2016 Commencement. Tue, 07 Jun 2016 12:15:00 CDT 52621eb1-7030-405e-9e1b-af4f80bf277f Lest We Forget: New Grad Jogs Memories for Buchheit Stores http://www.greenville.edu/news/lest-we-forget-new-gc-grad-jogs-memor A girl who throws tomahawks, a fire that levels a five-story building and the threat of amnesia all weave their way into Katie Schmierbach's story of how she recently landed a job. Thu, 26 May 2016 07:30:00 CDT fab3f860-7b9e-4ce3-a7cf-a09cd2dc7180 2016 Greenville College Commencement Schedule and Speakers http://www.greenville.edu/news/greenville-college-announces-2016-commencement-schedule-and-speakers The 2016 Greenville College Commencement activities will begin on Friday, May 20 with the Ivy Cutting Ceremony at 6:15 p.m., followed by the Baccalaureate Ceremony at 7:30 p.m. Thu, 19 May 2016 08:00:00 CDT f4fc35c1-52ca-48b9-9819-f8ab53a4e1cf GC Jazz Band Concert on Tuesday, May 10th http://www.greenville.edu/news/gc-jazz-band-performance-on-tuesday-may-10th The GC Jazz Band’s final on-campus performance is Tuesday, May 10th at 7 pm in the Whitlock Music Center. Mon, 09 May 2016 10:00:00 CDT 6d49da79-839a-4571-b078-2f8f735b4f72 Sixth Annual Mother’s Day Concert on Sunday, May 8, 2016 at 4 pm http://www.greenville.edu/news/sixth-annual-mother-s-day-concert-on-sunday-may-8-2016-at-4-pm The Greenville College Concert Band will present its sixth annual Mother’s Day Concert on Sunday, May 8, 2016 at 4 pm in the Whitlock Music Center, Fri, 06 May 2016 12:00:00 CDT 18a68e8c-a6d7-4346-b7e1-d434bb937613 It Never Hurts To Ask: One Question Lands Dream Internship http://www.greenville.edu/news/it-never-hurts-to-ask-one-question-lands-dream-internship Music business major Emily Kaiser landed her dream internship job with a popular band simply by walking up and asking for it. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 10:45:00 CDT 76f4fdd1-ceed-4111-80e4-7954327bc72b St. Louis Blues Score Big as Job Shadow Hosts http://www.greenville.edu/news/st-louis-blues-score-big-as-job-shadow-hosts When the St. Louis Blues take to the ice for the next round of the Stanley Cup playoffs, at least one fan on the Greenville College campus can say he knows firsthand what it takes for the winning NHL franchise to produce a game. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 09:00:00 CDT e3960d30-00e3-4323-80da-4c6c1577f63b Grant Funds Lectures and Experiential Learning in Jewish-Christian Studies http://www.greenville.edu/news/grant-funds-lectures-and-experiential-learning-in-jewish-christian-studies A $50,000 grant from the Charles & M.R. Shapiro Foundation allows GC to fund its Samuel Sandmel Lecture Series and provide this year’s students with experiences that enrich their understanding of Jewish history and comparative religions. Fri, 15 Apr 2016 09:00:00 CDT fa4a7663-11b3-4a3f-9dfe-9d231afbef1f Partners In Life and Practice: Zach and Bethany Middleton http://www.greenville.edu/news/partners-in-life-and-practice-zach-bethany-middleton Zach ’06 and Bethany (Petit ’07) Middleton are part of a profile series on GC couples who met as undergrads, married, and then took on daunting but rewarding work as health care providers—together. Fri, 08 Apr 2016 09:30:00 CDT f976fce9-66b0-4b7d-b7cb-b711c1738d7d Partners in Life and Practice: John and Tricia Foster http://www.greenville.edu/news/partners-in-life-and-practice-john-and-tricia John '93 and Tricia (McVay '94) Foster are part of a profile series on GC couples who met as undergrads, married, and then took on daunting but rewarding work as health care providers—together. Fri, 08 Apr 2016 09:30:00 CDT 4628424d-166d-48a1-93df-d0a2ec69a55b Partners In Life and Practice http://www.greenville.edu/news/partners-in-life-and-practice Three GC couples who met as undergrads, married, and then took on daunting but rewarding work as health care providers—together. Fri, 08 Apr 2016 09:00:00 CDT f28b8096-f744-4d75-aa8d-bd1b6d466565 Partners In Life and Practice: Javier and Alicia Morales http://www.greenville.edu/news/partners-in-practice-and-life-javier-and-alicia-morales Javier '89 and Alicia (Freeman '90) Morales are part of a profile series on GC couples who met as undergrads, married, and then took on daunting but rewarding work as health care providers—together. Fri, 08 Apr 2016 08:45:00 CDT ccbb17d1-b127-46a8-aa9c-092eb85c90ad Dr. Doug Faulkner Receives 2016 Lee McKinney Award http://www.greenville.edu/news/dr-doug-faulkner-receives-2016-lee-mckinney-award Dr. Doug Faulkner has been named the 2016 recipient of the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference's Lee McKinney Distinguished Service Award winner. Faulkner becomes the second consecutive, and third overall, recipient of the award from Greenville College. Thu, 07 Apr 2016 14:00:00 CDT 6db719ce-91a1-49c2-9d24-5339d3314f6e Scriblerus--80 Years Engaging the Fine Art of Critique http://www.greenville.edu/news/scriblerus-80-years-engaging-the-fine-art-of-critique Generations of GC students knew the creative writing club Scriblerus as a space for students and faculty to read and critique each other’s writing. In 2013, Scriblerus began a new chapter. Wed, 06 Apr 2016 14:30:00 CDT 17e47f8e-aa85-440a-bf52-d17000da9cde Hat Trick of GC Influences in Wesleyan Thought http://www.greenville.edu/news/hat-trick-of-gc-influences-in-wesleyan-thought Three recent events spotlight the influence of Greenville College on Wesleyan thought. A prestigious award, a new book and recent panel facilitation at the Wesleyan Theological Society's annual meeting this spring round out the trio of accomplishments. Wed, 06 Apr 2016 08:00:00 CDT c62e0cf8-adba-44b6-89e5-52d40360c72b GC Alumnus Creates Successful New Video Game http://www.greenville.edu/news/gc-alumnus-creates-successful-new-video-game As Greenville College launches promising new Game Design and Development Track, GC graduate Kris Truitt releases new and successful video game "Master Spy." GC empowers students to reach their full potential and make a difference in every area of life, including digital media. Thu, 31 Mar 2016 08:00:00 CDT f554c4c1-7813-4c86-a449-0a631a7a9ef1 Greenville College Choir to Sing at Greenville Free Methodist Church on Sunday, April 3 http://www.greenville.edu/news/greenville-college-choir-to-sing-at-greenville-free-methodist-church-on-sunday-april-3 The Greenville College Choir (Greenville, Illinois) will present a choral music concert at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 3 at Greenville Free Methodist Church Mon, 28 Mar 2016 08:00:00 CDT f8de345a-da84-4632-9bd6-14e0c4b2723f Rachel Stroud: Southern Illinois Miners Banquet Facility and Client Services Manager http://www.greenville.edu/news/rachel-stroud Rachel Stroud graduated from Greenville College in December 2015 and she already landed a job as the Southern Illinois Miners Banquet Facility and Client Services Manager. Tue, 22 Mar 2016 09:00:00 CDT 30eee9ad-8cf4-4410-a074-3d122770845b Greenville leads SLIAC Winter All-Academic totals http://www.greenville.edu/news/greenville-leads-sliac-winter-all-academic-totals Greenville College led all conference members with 13 of the 65 student-athletes named to the 2015-16 SLIAC Winter All-Academic Team. Fri, 18 Mar 2016 12:00:00 CDT 9cad77e0-aa7b-4bc6-a19f-76f66fd8bdf8 Brent McCollum's Internship to Launch a Career http://www.greenville.edu/news/brent-mccollum-s-internship-to-launch-a-career Greenville College prepares students for a life of character and service. Junior, Brent McCollum, is well on his way to becoming a doctor thanks to the opportunities provided by GC and Sigma-Aldrich. Thu, 10 Mar 2016 08:30:00 CST 874e9f43-58c3-49ad-b6f9-8f5a08c51e22 The Vista- Fall 2015 http://www.greenville.edu/news/the-vista-spring-2016 Check out the Fall 2015 edition of The Vista, GC's award-winning student publication. Wed, 09 Mar 2016 11:00:00 CST bc4fa65d-7211-42da-8674-0b020bf7aa82 Studying Abroad with Greenville College: Kristen Kanaskie's Story http://www.greenville.edu/news/studying-abroad-with-gc-kristen-kanaskie-s-story Through Greenville College, senior Kristen Kanaskie, studied abroad for a semester in Nicaragua and grew in her Spanish speaking abilities and walk with God. Her experience (stretching, exciting, and filled with growth) tells a story of what any GC student might expect from studying abroad. Studying abroad is just one of the many reasons to #attendGC. Fri, 04 Mar 2016 14:30:00 CST 24f6ca13-15b1-4455-b1cd-765193b48eef GC Partners with Instituto Evangélico de Santiago http://www.greenville.edu/news/gc-partners-with-instituto-evang-lico-de-santiago In January, four Greenville College professors embarked on a five-day trip to extend GC’s reach and sustain the heritage of some of our own who have gone before us in the Dominican Republic. Thu, 03 Mar 2016 13:30:00 CST 997b14a2-c9ef-4207-9e18-22a911418c2f 2015 President's Report Just Released http://www.greenville.edu/news/expanding-our-reach-2015-president-s-report-just-released Newly released, The President's Report Edition of The RECORD celebrates GC's Financial Champions and highlights new programs that widen GC's circles of influence. Wed, 02 Mar 2016 09:00:00 CST 6f7d75f3-3c9c-4667-bf63-7ca545d6b008 Science and Engineering Camp for High School Students Set for July 10-22 http://www.greenville.edu/news/science-and-engineering-camp-for-high-school-students-set-for-july-10-22 Scientific discovery knows no bounds; even toys are fair game for exploration. Just ask Emmanuel Nava, who made a photometer with LEGO® bricks last summer at Greenville College's Science and Engineering Camp for high school students. Mon, 29 Feb 2016 08:45:00 CST ef6d5f19-3e74-4c3c-8e4f-5d260852806c GC Alumnus Finds Calling in Trauma Surgery http://www.greenville.edu/news/greenville-college-alumnus-alex-simmonds-finds-calling-in-trauma-surgery "I learned that trauma surgery is where I belong in the world," reflects Alex Simmonds '15 on his experience participating in a thoracotomy during his first year in medical school. Mon, 29 Feb 2016 08:15:00 CST d67cb522-cac0-4d3a-93bc-9c643f3408da Digital Media Majors Win Addy Awards http://www.greenville.edu/news/digital-media-majors-win-addy-awards Greenville College applauds six GC students, a GC professor and the student-run magazine "The Vista" for winning 19 total awards at the American Advertising Gala in East Peoria, Ill. Thu, 25 Feb 2016 15:30:00 CST 85063f65-d919-4caa-8c34-b35bf98e6551 Greenville College Receives Top Ranking for Online Programs http://www.greenville.edu/news/greenville-college-receives-top-ranking-for-online-programs The website Accredited Schools Online ranked Greenville College #1 on their list of Best Online Schools in Illinois for 2016. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 14:00:00 CST e34ab43a-5bee-42c4-b7e0-97eecc0716a3 Greenville College Announces Degree Program in Engineering http://www.greenville.edu/news/greenville-college-announces-degree-program-in-engineering Beginning fall 2016, Greenville College will offer a program of studies leading toward a bachelor of science in engineering. Wed, 03 Feb 2016 09:00:00 CST dfeb4d0a-51b9-4a26-a507-94daa4887d52 Education that Prepares for Evolution http://www.greenville.edu/news/education-that-prepares-for-evolution As Audra (Newby ’09) Clodfelter made her way through undergrad years at Greenville College, she suspected she might join her writing skills with digital-age know-how in future jobs, but couldn’t foresee exactly what that would look like. Tue, 02 Feb 2016 11:00:00 CST 57c7f98b-e9a0-4300-a1af-391325c235bd Press Association Names Student Publication Vista as Finalist http://www.greenville.edu/news/pacemaker-magazine-names-student-publication-vista-as-finalist Junior Kirsten Norsworthy, editor of the student magazine The Vista, knows cutting-edge interdisciplinary practices can make even a small Christian college with a modest journalism budget competitive in publishing. Fri, 29 Jan 2016 08:00:00 CST c9a97009-0ead-4fa9-ad5f-79ac30c3bd93 Greenville College to Offer Degree Program in Agribusiness http://www.greenville.edu/news/greenville-college-to-offer-degree-program-in-agribusiness Beginning fall 2016, the Briner School of Business at Greenville College will offer a program of studies leading toward a bachelor of science in agribusiness. Mon, 25 Jan 2016 11:00:00 CST 4127db17-787d-4787-88dc-2c817c580c64 Social Work Accreditation Opens Doors as Students Embrace the Future http://www.greenville.edu/news/social-work-accreditation-opens-doors-as-students-embrace-the-future Junior Lauren Masten knows this degree could take her any number of directions. The future may be wide open, but one thing's for sure: GC’s social work program is the place for her. Mon, 11 Jan 2016 14:15:00 CST f4274734-ffb0-4ec4-a10e-329af3dd48fd "Great Jobs, Batman!" - Dynamic Duo Uncovers Clues to Rewarding Work Experiences http://www.greenville.edu/news/great-jobs-batman Students Kami Suess and Aaron Phillips may not have sported superhero masks and capes when they visited Los Angeles this fall, but "dynamic" still describes the duo's work as part of Greenville College's Great Jobs project. Fri, 08 Jan 2016 04:00:00 CST 8ff7e6d6-a9f1-47fa-bde8-d253160a192b This Little Light of Mine http://www.greenville.edu/news/this-little-light-of-mine In the hustle of daily life, Christ calls us to be “the light in the world.” At Greenville College, students are empowered through hands-on experience to carry the light of Christ’s love to others. Wed, 23 Dec 2015 14:45:00 CST 14e734f3-45c9-431e-a10f-16bfe215d78b