Greenville University will formally inaugurate Suzanne Allison Davis as president of the institution in a special ceremony on campus Friday, October 29, 2021. The ceremony is part of a full weekend of Homecoming events October 29-31.
Inspiration today often comes packaged in two-word bites via social media: “Dream big,” “Aim high,” “Be awesome.” But reality for most people demands a greater measure of encouragement than instant inspiration. David Hawkins has authored a new book that encourages readers through distractions, disruptions, and crises.
However you define DJ Vincent’s expertise—orchestrating, innovating, integrating, organizing, connecting—one thing is certain: the pastor/activist keeps an astounding number of plates spinning as he marshals all manner of community groups to help their city thrive. The city? Salem, Oregon. The focus? Lately, helping homeless persons move into safer and healthier situations. The vision? When Salem’s most marginalized and vulnerable residents do well, Salem does well.
Christian philosopher, former Greenville University President James Mannoia's new book, Paradox and Virtue: Talks to My Students, draws from messages he gave during his tenure leading GU. It is especially relevant in this day and age of zeal that “artificially creates division, pits us against one another, forces us to take sides, and distracts us from focusing on where we agree."
Call them what you will—trailblazers, groundbreakers, pioneers, explorers, discoverers—the innovators among us find a certain satisfaction in trying something new. This fall’s issue of The RECORD, just out, celebrates the innovative spirit, along with GU’s “innovator-in-chief,” President Suzanne Davis.
Greenville University is pleased to announce its 2021 alumni awardees: Distinguished Alumna Donna Saylor '72, Outstanding Young Alumna Nicole (Tucker '98) Crites, and recipient of the Gene A. Kamp Loyalty Award, the City of Greenville.
The Greenville University Alumni Association is pleased to announce three new members elected to the University’s Alumni Board: Lisa (Tomb ’98) Blake, Amber (Reynolds ’13) Featherston, and GU’s 2016 Outstanding Young Alumnus Jeff Finley ’96.