Greenville College - Featured News http://www.greenville.edu/ News Greenville Choral Union to Celebrate 87th Anniversary Season of Community Messiah Performances on Sunday, December 3 http://www.greenville.edu/news/messiah-concert GREENVILLE, IL. – The Greenville Choral Union and Orchestra will celebrate their 87th performance of George Frideric Handel’s oratorio Messiah on Sunday, December 3 at 4:00 p.m. in the Whitlock Music Center on the campus of Greenville University (Greenville, IL). In addition to enjoying this perennial favorite, the audience will have opportunity to hear German composer Johann Sebastian Bach’s Magnificat in D and sing Christmas carols along with the Choral Union and Orchestra. Tue, 14 Nov 2017 15:00:00 CST 7847f634-12e1-4f06-afb8-1936dc8baf86 Faith At Every Moment: Following Jesus Through School, Internship, Career http://www.greenville.edu/news/faith-at-every-moment-following-jesus-through-school-internship-career Greenville University taught Justin Mulholland to be faithful to Jesus “in every moment.” Tue, 14 Nov 2017 10:15:00 CST 2f737809-e411-40e7-b2c8-ca25a8acbd40 Little League Legacy: The Inspiration Behind a Career Coach http://www.greenville.edu/news/little-league-legacy-the-inspiration-behind-a-career-coach Happy fifth anniversary to Greenville University's master's in coaching program, inspired by stories like this one, from Head Softball Coach Buddy Foster. Thu, 09 Nov 2017 15:45:00 CST 17d205d7-cc2b-4b5a-8166-7c73fa02980a Greenville University Hosts Nationally Acclaimed Exhibit http://www.greenville.edu/news/greenville-university-hosts-nationally-acclaimed-exhibit Greenville University is pleased to show alumnus James Mellick's award-winning Wounded Warrior Dogs exhibit through November 21. These exquisite "allegories of redemption" reside in Maves Art Center. Tue, 07 Nov 2017 11:00:00 CST a62c65f5-fa1d-46c1-bd82-725a0a781ecc Water Quality Researchers Earn Top Honors For Presentation http://www.greenville.edu/news/water-quality-researchers-earn-top-honors-for-presentation Students researching the quality of water in Bond County recently claimed top honors for presentation of their work at a meeting of the American Chemistry Society. Tue, 31 Oct 2017 12:00:00 CDT c6edf484-aa27-49e2-9401-bc35521c0dbb Campus Community Honors Outstanding Alumni http://www.greenville.edu/news/campus-community-honors-outstanding-alumni Greenville University honored alumni Dr. Paul Heath '72, Sarah (Coleman '06) Toth and Jim '59 and Susan '86 Claussen on Homecoming weekend. Congratulations to the awardees! Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:00:00 CDT 5537b29e-79ab-4827-98c2-0d322d4d5083 A Well in the Spiritual Desert http://www.greenville.edu/news/a-well-in-the-spiritual-desert Business management major Nick Schumaker ’20 boarded a plane bound for Brazil expecting to learn about business leadership. He returned with nothing less than a new outlook on life. Fri, 20 Oct 2017 08:30:00 CDT 9c40a4fe-aedd-440e-9db7-ca71522b3c91 Discovery in the U.K. Holds Deep Personal Meaning For Greenville Professor http://www.greenville.edu/news/discovery-in-the-u-k-holds-deep-personal-meaning-for-greenville-professor An unexpected discovery in a stranger's home added untold meaning to Bwarenaba Kautu's work at Cambridge University this summer. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 04:30:00 CDT c2ac6c07-147c-4e24-957c-f90d83707452 19 Years Coaching and Still Learning for the Girls http://www.greenville.edu/news/19-years-coaching-and-still-learning-for-the-girls With 19 years of coaching behind her, Carol Fletcher found even more to learn through the University's MA in coaching. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 09:00:00 CDT b011b775-93c8-4318-b2cf-f84e2a6597f8 Practice Makes Proficient: Learning to Teach http://www.greenville.edu/news/practice-makes-proficient-learning-to-teach When it comes to being a teacher, some skills only come through practice. Andy Mulholland ’15 thanks Greenville University for giving him ample practice. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 09:30:00 CDT e6bb190b-aa64-4195-9a07-b333b143cab5 Just Out, the RECORD Reimagines "University" http://www.greenville.edu/news/just-out-the-record-reimagines-university Just out, the Fall 2017 RECORD examines the path from college to career. Learn what today's students at Greenville University are doing to gain valuable experience before they graduate. Mon, 09 Oct 2017 10:15:00 CDT 02f96955-b4e1-4293-90da-f9388051c90b Coach Barber Named Among "Most Distinguished Men Of Illinois" http://www.greenville.edu/news/coach-barber-named-among-most-distinguished-men-of-illinois Greenville University Head Men’s Basketball Coach George Barber was among the men named Most Distinguished Men of Illinois for 2017. Thu, 05 Oct 2017 12:15:00 CDT 99d23adf-6a8d-4bf3-bf69-a5b2ad112fd2 Running on Gratitude: Double Thanks for Cross-Country, Grace and Coach P http://www.greenville.edu/news/running-on-gratitude-double-thanks-for-cross-country-grace-and-coach-p "Coach taught me to love God, be confident and remain resilient." Happy fifth anniversary to Greenville University's master's in coaching program, inspired by stories like this one. Mon, 02 Oct 2017 15:00:00 CDT f528f1f9-348f-43b0-803c-4b4d28323bcd Long Jump, Long Shot http://www.greenville.edu/news/long-jump-long-shot Jarrid Williams '17, a self-described long shot for success, was able to go the distance thanks to Greenville University. Tue, 26 Sep 2017 08:00:00 CDT f3cf4d2e-2345-42dd-a523-f2568e0fd86c Social Work Program On Track For Accreditation http://www.greenville.edu/news/social-work-program-on-track-for-accreditation Greenville University’s social work program remains on track to achieve accreditation from the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), meaning big benefits for the program’s graduates. Tue, 19 Sep 2017 11:30:00 CDT 032e345a-93fe-4cd7-a617-a38de6307481 A Trio of “Wins” For University STEM Programs http://www.greenville.edu/news/a-trio-of-wins-for-university-stem-programs An infusion of ambitious students, new faculty and a track record of excellent performance position STEM departments for a fantastic year. Tue, 19 Sep 2017 11:00:00 CDT 678a12e9-cc32-4462-9d45-5893a49cd01f Summer STEM Adventures http://www.greenville.edu/news/summer-stem-adventures Greenville University recently completed its eighth successful summer of student research in the sciences. Tue, 19 Sep 2017 10:30:00 CDT eca740ab-975a-48bc-8a8a-10107b47ffd9 Preseason Learning: August Term Takes Freshmen From “Rookie” to “Seasoned” http://www.greenville.edu/news/preseason-learning-august-term-takes-freshmen-from-rookie-to-seasoned This summer, Greenville University launched a pilot program that offers incentives to students who want to overcome educational gaps and succeed at college life. Mon, 18 Sep 2017 15:45:00 CDT 0568c72b-f0a4-49d7-9e8f-14ed83c6f9ac Shirly Hoogstra Named 2017 Convocation Speaker http://www.greenville.edu/news/shirly-hoogstra-named-2017-convocation-speaker CCCU President Shirley Hoogstra will be the featured speaker at Greenville University's 125th Convocation, September 20. Thu, 14 Sep 2017 14:30:00 CDT 52ddb5a6-b902-4aaf-90c8-b6da461190e6 Greenville University's Nick Morrow Earns His Way Onto Oakland Raiders' Final Roster http://www.greenville.edu/news/greenville-university-s-nicholas-morrow-earns-his-way-onto-oakland-raiders-final-roster Greenville University celebrates with Nick Morrow, its first ever NFL player! The Oakland Raiders welcomed Morrow onto the team’s 53-man roster last week. Thu, 07 Sep 2017 20:00:00 CDT d2ecdf3c-c251-4eb7-8a91-116d315d7872 Greenville University Research Team Examines Well Water In Southern Illinois http://www.greenville.edu/news/greenville-university-research-team-examines-well-water-in-southern-illinois Student researchers Hannah Frerker and Jonathon Adams realized surprising results when they tested the quality of local water. Learn more about their work that drew inspiration from the Flint water crisis. Wed, 23 Aug 2017 12:15:00 CDT b460a2ad-0fab-4b64-a709-7f482f16cd09 70 Years of Letter-Writing Fosters First Class Friendships http://www.greenville.edu/news/70-years-of-letter-writing-foster-first-class-friendships Personal correspondence via a "round robin" system of letter-writing has kept girlfriends from the Classes of 1948-51 connected for nearly 70 years. Read about the grace and gift of correspondence. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 15:15:00 CDT 70cc7afc-d35a-41b3-b701-cd9dfb8a76d1 The Exhilaration of "Team" http://www.greenville.edu/news/the-exhilaration-of-team 1944 marked the beginning of intercollegiate athletic competition in Greenville. Ever since, student athletes have made surprising discoveries both on and off the playing field. Here are two tales that began with football. Thu, 10 Aug 2017 13:00:00 CDT a1d3f27b-4863-46e4-a002-df66ccbe79e7 The Gymnasium Boom and The Simple Room http://www.greenville.edu/news/the-gymnasium-boom-and-the-simple-room In 1914, college students banded together to help build a campus gymnasium. Today's students echo that theme of "together" by keeping The Simple Room humming with activity. Take a look at "community" then and now. Mon, 07 Aug 2017 08:15:00 CDT f0a4fe43-2873-4866-8bfa-f34dbed3e211 Euca Balm and Tour Logistics: The Chemistry Behind Those College Degrees http://www.greenville.edu/news/euca-balm-and-tour-logistics-the-chemistry-behind-those-college-degrees From the Great Depression to just last semester, hands-on learning is a hallmark of the Greenville University experience. Check out what happens when experience is the teacher. Thu, 03 Aug 2017 13:45:00 CDT 6dce7714-3373-4a11-8771-1b71782a3a6d Offense, Defense, Character, Class http://www.greenville.edu/news/offense-defense-character-class Nearly 125 years after President Wilson T. Hogue declared education for character as Greenville's motto, the Lady Basketball Panthers made a memorable statement about character and class. Mon, 31 Jul 2017 15:45:00 CDT 17a1e50b-ef29-4e41-be90-b0d1c44c572e A Lesson in Adventure Brought to You By Sally http://www.greenville.edu/news/a-lesson-in-adventure-brought-to-you-by-sally On first glance, Fei “Sally” Li ’16 doesn’t appear adventuresome, but looks can be deceiving. Her bold move to study 7,000 miles from home opened the door to exploration at every turn. Thu, 27 Jul 2017 08:30:00 CDT f9731109-44f8-48a1-bd6f-3bb37ecf1f4d Four Years. Two Degrees. A World of Opportunities. http://www.greenville.edu/news/four-years-two-degrees-a-world-of-opportunities Greenville University will soon offer a speedy path to business degrees for students from China. Mon, 24 Jul 2017 09:15:00 CDT 0c9ad253-5725-4242-af13-779a55604ee2 Blend of Leadership and Service Score On and Off the Court http://www.greenville.edu/news/blend-of-leadership-and-service-score-on-and-off-the-court Janisha Pealer '17 is the first Panther volleyball player in Greenville University’s history to serve as team captain for three successive years. Research suggests that a "servant's heart" may have something to do with that feat. Mon, 17 Jul 2017 14:30:00 CDT f6fb3571-0499-4d24-872e-36103d59d91a Bearing Good Fruit: Greenville University Ministry Majors Serve Across the Country http://www.greenville.edu/news/bearing-good-fruit-greenville-university-ministry-majors-serve-across-the-country If faith without works is dead, perhaps the same can be said for theological training without ministry service. That’s why Ben Wayman, the James F. and Leona N. Andrews Chair in Christian Unity at Greenville University, passionately encourages ministry students to pursue internships Tue, 11 Jul 2017 10:15:00 CDT 360cb3d7-0a68-440c-8314-9351b569fde4 Israel for Interterm: Bringing the Bible to Life http://www.greenville.edu/news/israel-for-interterm-bringing-the-bible-to-life Three weeks in Israel draw University students deeper into scripture. Tue, 11 Jul 2017 08:45:00 CDT b5a4ab5a-e2f6-4f71-9276-3e986dfeff49 Summer RECORD Celebrates 125 Years of Inspired Innovation http://www.greenville.edu/news/summer-record-celebrates-125-years-of-inspired-innovation Just out, The RECORD features 12 great ideas that have flowed out of our 125-year history. Entitled "Firm Foundation," this issue connects the past with the present. Check it out! Thu, 06 Jul 2017 00:00:00 CDT 75961968-4e2d-4a84-9f9c-edb63eb4baaa 125 Years and New Beginnings http://www.greenville.edu/news/125-years-and-new-beginnings On Wednesday, September 20, 2017, Greenville University will celebrate its 125th birthday and its official inauguration as University. Thu, 29 Jun 2017 09:00:00 CDT 1745745a-3248-42f0-9068-3b160dad030b A New Lens: Agape Scholars International’s Student Workers Rethink Education, Poverty and Nonprofits http://www.greenville.edu/news/a-new-lens-agape-scholars-international-s-student-workers-rethink-education-poverty-and-nonprofits Agape Scholars International, founded by Dunkley and his wife Jennifer, depends on fundraising and awareness-raising here in the U.S. Four students with big hearts—Juli Phillips, Gianna Paden, Linnea Smidderks and Amanda Scott—answered the call. Wed, 28 Jun 2017 06:45:00 CDT f802f37e-ac60-49bf-b871-674ede2e7a26 Calling: That Uniquely Personal Divine Tug http://www.greenville.edu/news/calling-that-uniquely-personal-divine-tug Cassandra Olson '10 experienced the "fuzzy" gray areas of call and worked her way through them to understand that God's call is not one-size-fits-all. Tue, 20 Jun 2017 03:00:00 CDT 7509ece5-d39a-4e3b-8682-f1fbedf19e6e Lisa Amundson Receives 2017 Outstanding Faculty Award http://www.greenville.edu/news/lisa-amundson-receives-2017-outstanding-faculty-award Associate Professor of Special Education Lisa Amundson received the W. Richard Stephens Outstanding Faculty Award for 2017 during the 10 a.m. Commencement service, May 27, 2017. Thu, 15 Jun 2017 07:30:00 CDT 9f3801b1-6961-4c0c-9bf3-685919281afc Kirsten Norsworthy Freeze Receives 2017 President's Citation http://www.greenville.edu/news/kirsten-norsworthy-freeze-receives-2017-president-s-citation Kirsten Norsworthy Freeze ’17 is no stranger to high achievement, but bending to serve is also in her nature. The recipient of the 2017 Greenville College President’s Citation practices servant leadership with grace. Thu, 15 Jun 2017 07:30:00 CDT 6604d59e-86e2-4e67-b367-9acaec2b789c Greenville College Grants Neurosurgeon Kenneth Smith Honorary Doctorate http://www.greenville.edu/news/greenville-college-grants-neurosurgeon-kenneth-smith-honorary-doctorate Dr. Kenneth R. Smith, Jr. received an honorary doctorate of science during afternoon Commencement exercises at Greenville College on May 27. President Ivan Filby presented the award, citing Smith’s contributions to medicine and the medical community, to his profession and to Greenville College. Tue, 13 Jun 2017 09:30:00 CDT 1cd41ca1-d6e0-4af8-aea3-1de624badfb9 Alumna to Join Research Team on Smoking Cessation http://www.greenville.edu/news/alumna-to-join-research-team-on-smoking-cessation “Helping individuals be the best they can be” is the attitude Dominique Brown ’08 built her career on. After earning a bachelor of science in psychology, Dominique’s motto guided her through jobs counseling youth in a chemical dependency program, managing foster and adoption cases, coordinating services for HIV patients and advocating for impoverished individuals seeking economic stability. Fri, 09 Jun 2017 09:30:00 CDT 8bef0b0c-2993-486b-97da-d0e5bed6969c Crash Course in Confidence Brought to You By Experience First http://www.greenville.edu/news/crash-course-in-confidence-courtesy-of-experience-first What do you get when you cross a phone-phobic college student with a semester-long project that requires dozens of phone calls to vendors across North America? If you are Lincoln Siebert ’17, you get skills that bolster your confidence and help you secure a job. Thu, 08 Jun 2017 07:30:00 CDT db5fa8f0-4bc9-4ed7-a05b-b3350c33e99b Class of 2017 Makes History as Last to Graduate From GC, Now Greenville University http://www.greenville.edu/news/class-of-2017-makes-history-as-last-to-graduate-from-gc-soon-to-be-greenville-university The class of 2017 made history May 27, 2017, when graduates crossed the Commencement stage to receive congratulatory handshakes and diplomas. They are the last graduates to earn degrees from Greenville College. Effective June 1, Greenville College will become Greenville University. Wed, 07 Jun 2017 08:30:00 CDT 151867b8-d84a-49e1-b2fc-ad77b6e2306e Jars of Clay to Perform at Greenville College http://www.greenville.edu/news/jars-of-clay-to-perform-at-greenville-college Greenville College proudly welcomes the multiplatinum-selling music group Jars of Clay to campus for a concert Friday, May 26 at 8:30 p.m. in Whitlock Music Center. Tue, 23 May 2017 09:30:00 CDT a706fc24-5d59-4e5c-bbd6-c8a620c1b10e Publish, Publish, Present, Present - Well Equipped Grad Finds His Stride http://www.greenville.edu/news/publish-publish-present-present-well-equipped-grad-finds-his-stride Kirk Pearce ’15 recently published papers in two scientific journals and will present at two upcoming conferences for theoretical chemists. The PhD candidate at Virginia Tech has much to say about the preparation he received in the classroom and on the football field at GC. Tue, 16 May 2017 10:00:00 CDT c3949997-d91c-4777-baff-11b9f26b9bff GC Pair to Help Shape Nation's Science Education http://www.greenville.edu/news/gc-pair-to-help-shape-nation-s-science-education “Shaping the world” is more than a lofty ideal for biology processor Bwarenaba Kautu and senior Christian Semanik. In June, they will begin implementing a plan to improve science education in the island nation of Kiribati. Thu, 11 May 2017 08:00:00 CDT 1581c1a1-ee62-4594-b6a1-53a25cba3c0c Alumnus Hopkins Brings Fresh Material To Tried-And-True Text http://www.greenville.edu/news/alumnus-hopkins-brings-fresh-material-to-tried-and-true-text Kevin Hopkins ’83, mathematics professor and chair of the math department at Southwest Baptist University, has contributed to the newly released Thomas’ Calculus: Early Transcendentals 14th Edition (Pearson, 2017). Mon, 01 May 2017 08:00:00 CDT 67cb2cf6-a7cd-4d84-83ed-8ca7f7ffc67d Work of GC Couple Brings Hope to Children in Malawi http://www.greenville.edu/news/work-of-gc-couple-brings-hope-to-children-in-malawi The Dunkleys were inspired to create Agape Scholars International after spending a year in Blantyre, Malawi, and witnessing the vicious cycle of poverty that keeps many children out of the classroom and trapped on the streets. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:00:00 CDT c48da6be-7403-42dd-9301-961fe7ce2871 Student-Produced VISTA Accepts Several Awards http://www.greenville.edu/news/student-produced-vista-accepts-several-awards Several major awards for the fall 2016 issue of the student-produced Vista magazine highlight the strong design curriculum at Greenville College and hint at the promising future of design and student publications in general at the College. Mon, 24 Apr 2017 08:15:00 CDT 46dd2c6f-d20f-4d9a-9995-831370124d6d GC Faculty Assume Lead Roles at Annual Wesleyan Conference http://www.greenville.edu/news/gc-faculty-assume-lead-roles-at-annual-wesleyan-conference On March 2-4, faculty members of the Donald N. and Kathleen G. Bastian School of Theology, Philosophy, and Ministry contributed to the Wesleyan Theological Society's annual conference at Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky. Tue, 18 Apr 2017 08:00:00 CDT 758c55ab-a49c-45fd-a375-4516dc59c9d3 Students' Discovery Draws Interest From International Scientific Community http://www.greenville.edu/news/students-discovery-draws-interest-from-international-scientific-community Student researchers have discovered a potential key to relief for sufferers of neurological disorders. Their work has drawn international attention, including recent publication of their research in The Journal of Experimental Neuroscience. Thu, 13 Apr 2017 10:00:00 CDT 881d6c76-88b7-4fae-8dc7-2e90ea13f828 Panther Cheerleaders Claim Top Prize at National Competition http://www.greenville.edu/news/panther-cheerleaders-claim-top-prize-at-national-competition GC’s Panther cheerleaders roared into March like a lion, entering a national cheer competition as the new kids on the competitive block and walking away as the best of the best. Thu, 13 Apr 2017 08:00:00 CDT b1429c5b-38d4-43ee-89dc-2c423d7d1666 A Passion for Worship http://www.greenville.edu/news/a-passion-for-worship “Worship is our whole response to the liberating story of God.” Tue, 11 Apr 2017 08:30:00 CDT 82215a7b-0047-4f1e-86c8-810ec5d7a641 Wayman to Fill Andrews Chair for Christian Unity at Greenville College http://www.greenville.edu/news/wayman-to-fill-andrews-chair-for-christian-unity-at-greenville-college Greenville College President Ivan Filby is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Benjamin Wayman as the James F. and Leona N. Andrews Chair for Christian Unity at Greenville College. Fri, 07 Apr 2017 12:45:00 CDT 3ade8d44-cf97-4f45-801f-a1fd69aa6223 GC Honors Emeriti Professors Siefken and Tomaschke http://www.greenville.edu/news/greenville-college-honors-emeriti-professors-of-physics-hugh-siefken-and-harry-tomaschke GC will honor professors emeriti of physics Hugh Siefken and Harry Tomaschke for their years of service to the College’s physics program. Wed, 05 Apr 2017 08:30:00 CDT 39c747d6-017a-44e7-9125-98e90a149655 College’s Creative Hub Expands With Opening Of Center For Visual Culture http://www.greenville.edu/news/college-s-creative-hub-expands-with-opening-of-center-for-visual-culture Creativity and collaboration at Greenville College have a new home on campus with the official opening of the Center for Visual Culture and Media Studies (CVCMS). Guests at the ribbon cutting ceremony March 28 toured the refurbished work and office spaces in the Kaufmann Building on College Avenue. Wed, 05 Apr 2017 08:00:00 CDT c14e655f-2eae-4444-832c-0c91d5eaece7 Career Networking for the Beginner: What to Do When You Don't Know What to Do http://www.greenville.edu/news/career-networking-for-the-beginner-what-to-do-when-you-don-t-know-what-to-do Career coaches have a lot to say to college students about taking the plunge into job fairs and networking events, but for this GC alumnus, one simple memorable tip outshines all the others. Fri, 31 Mar 2017 08:15:00 CDT 334d1552-3ed3-451c-a099-53fdd34418c8 Media and Theology Mix it Up on Campus http://www.greenville.edu/news/media-and-theology-mix-it-up-on-campus Faculty from the Bastian School of Theology, Philosophy, and Ministry at Greenville College recently teamed up with faculty from the College’s Media Communication Department to present an engaging interdisciplinary approach to theology. Wed, 29 Mar 2017 08:00:00 CDT 00339b09-b87c-4182-bd95-ad82cd439444 Greenville College to Host Career Fair http://www.greenville.edu/news/greenville-college-to-host-career-fair GC’s Coordinator of Career Services Kelli Pryor is please to announce that Greenville College will host a career fair on April 5, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in Crum Recreation Center on campus. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 08:00:00 CDT c357796e-ff79-41e6-99fb-ad502b10d886 Booklover Lands Job Reading for a Living http://www.greenville.edu/news/booklover-lands-job-reading-for-a-living “Reading books for a living? If that ever becomes a job, I’ll do it!” Kortney Price ’14 remembers thinking as an undergraduate. Three years after graduation, Kortney got her wish. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 07:00:00 CDT 052ac51c-dfad-4414-a6cb-decb9c80cf98 Greenville College Hosts Kevin Mannoia on Campus http://www.greenville.edu/news/greenville-college-hosts-kevin-mannoia-on-campus Kevin Mannoia, professor of ministry and chaplain at Asuza Pacific University, will visit Greenville College to speak in chapel on Wednesday and Friday, March 29 and 31, and lead a colloquium at 3 p.m. on Thursday, March 30. Tue, 21 Mar 2017 08:30:00 CDT 713cdf3b-80d7-4027-9dd2-32d65dd94dfa Give Big to the Pig: The Fresh Face of Philanthropy http://www.greenville.edu/news/give-big-to-the-pig-the-fresh-face-of-philanthropy "We aren't looking for a few students to donate a lot; we're looking for a lot of students to donate a little." With this goal, six seniors personally distributed 500 piggy banks last semester to fellow students as part of a senior capstone project to educate their peers about personal stewardship. Fri, 17 Mar 2017 07:30:00 CDT afb6e7b9-4fed-46ce-9d6b-a153890e0b51 Spiritual Mentoring at GC Shapes Lifelong Passion for Education http://www.greenville.edu/news/spiritual-mentoring-at-gc-shapes-lifelong-passion-for-education Don Easton-Brooks ’88 came to Greenville College unsure if he could really finish a four-year degree. He looked forward to playing Panther football but didn’t see himself as the academic type. GC professors, however, saw his potential and pushed him to do better work than Don ever dreamed he could. Thu, 09 Mar 2017 09:00:00 CST ae5047b1-f3d5-45f6-ad22-b584a1914640 One-Year MBA Program Adds to International Growth at GC http://www.greenville.edu/news/one-year-mba-program-adds-to-international-growth-at-gc Students in GC’s new one-year residential MBA program are among the international students on campus this semester. Read more to learn the surprising impact they may have on your cognitive skills. Mon, 06 Mar 2017 09:45:00 CST c2f752cf-4409-4b61-95fd-9b3d86aa3fca Be Our Guest: Personal Connection Drives Enrollment http://www.greenville.edu/news/be-our-guest-personal-connection-drives-enrollment When Karl Hatton assumed duties as dean of admissions at Greenville College last year, he stepped into a lion's den . . . so why is he smiling now? Thu, 02 Mar 2017 09:15:00 CST 96c4ed4b-75d9-44c3-b1dc-1d7c9a2d6d1e Jesus, Master, Teacher, and the MBA http://www.greenville.edu/news/jesus-master-teacher-and-the-mba Enrollment is at a historic high in GC’s graduate management programs where faith and career mix. Tue, 28 Feb 2017 09:00:00 CST 66b4afea-9df6-42e4-8aa6-87c64622604a Greenville College Welcomes New Faculty Members http://www.greenville.edu/news/greenville-college-welcomes-new-faculty-members Greenville College is pleased to introduce four new faculty members hired in recent months! Tue, 21 Feb 2017 08:30:00 CST bd72a117-d295-43a1-8bc8-0ed2fbf969b2 A Calico Patchwork of Skills http://www.greenville.edu/news/a-calico-patchwork-of-skills As a student of Greenville College’s Center for Visual Culture and Media Studies, Emma took a summer writing job prepared to meet a wide spread of demands. Wed, 15 Feb 2017 15:00:00 CST 295fbb87-7403-496f-add0-f9135bed93a0 GC Alumnus Wins Big at the Grammys http://www.greenville.edu/news/gc-alumnus-wins-big-at-the-grammys Andre Anjos ’09 won the award for Best Remixed Recording at the 2017 Grammys on February 12 for his remix of “Tearing Me Up” by Bob Moses. Mon, 13 Feb 2017 11:15:00 CST 755676e5-5ada-493f-8a0d-5d6957cc0c9f Satisfied Businesses Turn to GC’s “Experience First” Program Again http://www.greenville.edu/news/satisfied-businesses-turn-to-gc-s-experience-first-program-again Following a stellar launch in fall 2016, the Experience First initiative spearheaded by the Briner School of Business offers a new batch of students the chance to gain real-world experience and networking during second semester. Thu, 09 Feb 2017 09:00:00 CST 472e44d2-68ef-4cfd-879d-54b864cec3ae National Assessment Reflects Solid Preparation for Future Teachers http://www.greenville.edu/news/national-assessment-reflects-solid-preparation-for-future-teachers The credentials and employability of GC students preparing to be teachers have received a boost with a new state requirement. Their performance testifies to GC's strong teacher education program. Tue, 07 Feb 2017 09:00:00 CST e9af4fc6-c39d-4e98-b00a-ae40ba318d75 A Year of Adventures for World Outreach and Missions http://www.greenville.edu/news/a-year-of-adventures-for-world-outreach-and-missions The World Outreach and Missions Department of Greenville College wrapped up another successful year in December. The department, which promotes service and learning beyond campus and around the world, facilitated mission trips, study abroad experiences and close-to-home service projects in 2016. Sun, 29 Jan 2017 10:30:00 CST 7783bdf2-67f4-4400-81c7-6919af9583c8 From Spielberg to Skiing: Innovative Learning at Interterm http://www.greenville.edu/news/from-spielberg-to-skiing-innovative-learning-at-interterm Here’s a sampling of Interterm 2017’s most unusual and exciting classes. Tue, 24 Jan 2017 19:30:00 CST c6e7624d-e759-4134-9c39-1b53a4b6c597 Alumna’s GC Experience Sets the Stage for Award in the Medical Field http://www.greenville.edu/news/alumna-s-gc-experience-sets-the-stage-for-award-in-the-medical-field Catherine (Weyers ’10) Moore was among 12 recipients of the Award for Excellence in Graduate Medical Education bestowed by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) this fall. Mon, 23 Jan 2017 07:30:00 CST 698751e6-3103-4d4e-b843-922c50569f49 Future Teachers Benefit from GC's Stretch http://www.greenville.edu/news/future-teachers-benefit-from-gcs-stretch For more than a century, GC has thoroughly prepared teachers for service in the classroom. Here are five new ways that future teachers can benefit from the School of Education's extended reach. Tue, 10 Jan 2017 15:15:00 CST 110f1756-b1a9-4449-a60d-482364e4daf3 Federal Agency Donates Lab Instruments to GC Sciences http://www.greenville.edu/news/federal-agency-donates-lab-instruments-to-gc-sciences The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s Chicago lab has donated scientific instruments valued at $300,000 to Greenville College for use in its science labs. Thu, 05 Jan 2017 06:30:00 CST 35ab8482-a317-4f6a-ad8e-9dfeacd57574 GC Teaching Character Plus http://www.greenville.edu/news/gc-teaching-character-plus Character education programs have been springing up in schools around the country in recent years. Learn how GC is leading this effort! Tue, 03 Jan 2017 02:00:00 CST b6705c2a-417a-4124-8649-d47e5cbaf565 Pursuit to Lead Worship at FMYC 2017 http://www.greenville.edu/news/pursuit-to-lead-worship-at-fmyc-2017 GC's very own Pursuit will combine talents with a gifted worship band from Chile this summer to lead lively worship at FMYC 2017. Fri, 30 Dec 2016 09:15:00 CST 8dd7b65b-89ab-4845-aeec-6e2ac80757c5 Students Exceed Expectations Putting Experience First http://www.greenville.edu/news/students-exceed-expectations-putting-experience-first Students went above and beyond earlier this month when they wrapped up their work for the inaugural session of Experience First at Greenville College. The students' showing gave Dean Suzanne Davis good reason for calling it "the best day ever" of her professional career. Mon, 19 Dec 2016 16:30:00 CST 77b7fc1c-3de1-43d5-9af6-92375e163d55 Catching the Dream http://www.greenville.edu/news/catching-the-dream Five years out from her GC graduation, Lindsey Schuberth ’12 has just released the comedy web series she produced and starred in: Dream Job. Fri, 16 Dec 2016 13:30:00 CST b15ffb93-149e-43d8-ac79-dd59ddeffc08 GC Announces “Experience First” Educational Initiative http://www.greenville.edu/news/gc-announces-experience-first-educational-initiative This fall, Greenville College introduced the Experience First educational initiative to bring real-world problem solving into the classroom. Mon, 12 Dec 2016 12:30:00 CST 7dd1c642-c28b-4607-8147-cccf4f625cce Greenville College Announces the 1st Annual Andrews Lecture in Christian Unity http://www.greenville.edu/news/greenville-college-announces-the-1st-annual-andrews-lecture-in-christian-unity Greenville College and the Bastian School of Theology are pleased to announce the 1st Annual Andrews Lecture in Christian Unity, entitled "That They May All be One," by Dr. Michael Gorman. Mon, 12 Dec 2016 12:15:00 CST 26b474ad-c5f5-4ced-9d05-0e3f6df58feb Barth and Tackett Honored for Outstanding Service http://www.greenville.edu/news/barth-and-tackett-honored-for-outstanding-service On November 9, President Ivan Filby recognized Janice Barth and Barb Tackett for their exceptional contributions to our college community. He presented each with the President’s Outstanding Service Award. Wed, 07 Dec 2016 11:45:00 CST 4a3b2df8-4c7a-4ac2-b67a-64150f54c0b7 Giving Tuesday, Full of Grace http://www.greenville.edu/news/giving-tuesday-full-of-grace Financial champions of Greenville College gave new meaning to the children's verse that says,"Tuesday's child is full of grace." Their gracious generosity on Giving Tuesday overflowed in a big way to fund scholarships. Wed, 30 Nov 2016 13:30:00 CST 97d1b8e2-b6f6-4ecc-a78b-e6f9287f8265