GU has empowered students for lives of character and service for over 130 years. Learn why students chose Greenville, why alumni credit GU, and why faculty choose to teach here.
Here you'll find students who have experienced the difference of Greenville University. Learn how GU has impacted the lives of alumni who have attended here. Hear why faculty choose to teach here at GU, and why donors choose to give to the mission of Greenville University. Hear our stories of impact.
Navigating the Wild West of finance: Talking hedge fund success and more with Wayne Nelson
Some call today’s explosive cryptocurrency market the wild west of finance with its unbridled dealings, high risk, and no principled lawman in sight.
The Forge Owner Who Dreamed Big Dreams That Helped Others
Don Jones ’52 led a life that straddled the hard-as-steel reality of his forge business the dreamy imaginings that entertain possibilities.
The Accountant Who Ensured Others Would Enjoy What He Enjoyed
Accountant Harold Johnson Long ’48 loved a good game of tennis.
A call to serve
Chicago native Juanita Irizarry works from a deep sense of God's calling to serve her neighbor. She has spent her adult life working to support community development and opportunities in Chicago.
The Insurance Executive Who Led the Way By Giving First
Former GU trustee and insurance executive Rob Stroud ’59 embodied service and leadership.
Following God's path
My service allowed me to share my gifts with people whom I would never have met were it not for the military.
The Powerhouse Nurse Who Made Giving a Habit
Routine always resonated with Linda (Moorhouse ’55) Moore
The Doctor Who Opened Doors of Opportunity
Most alumni from 1959 to 2000 recall Dr. M. Kenneth Kaufmann ’49 as the college’s physician, husband to Stella (Butcher ’54), and father to seven GU alumni.
Sharing what I found at Greenville University
At Greenville, I flourished as a student under the tutelage of my professors. It is my pleasure to support my alma mater for future students.
Developing a comprehensive worldview
Greenville University is a transformative place for students and faculty alike. As a faculty member, GU has allowed me to collaborate in unique ways.