Greenville College - News News Calling: The Sometimes Painful Transition to New Community Jordan Hohm '12 narrates the discomfort and rewards that come with following God's call when that call uproots you from community and leads somewhere new. Tue, 25 Oct 2016 15:30:00 CDT 39378f9f-ec96-411c-ae83-19617499a25e Calling: From Lady Panther to Lieutenant Colonel “God ordered my steps into the military,” reflects Vonjia Shannon ’84, recently retired after 29 years in the U.S. Army. The former Lady Panther basketball player and accounting major has served as company commander, battalion commander and deputy director G1 in a career that has taken her to Baghdad, Iraq, and Seoul, South Korea. Fri, 21 Oct 2016 04:30:00 CDT 1dd66e1c-c2ee-4bdd-998b-ee5f5d81e984 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 Triple Threat Mentoring Wants You Triple Threat Mentoring fights poverty with passion. Check out this work founded by alumnus Caleb Luper '99. Tue, 18 Oct 2016 16:30:00 CDT 9cc0b930-f185-4890-9131-1a42881cd22f Celebrating 125 Years of Embracing God's Call Just out, GC's Fall RECORD celebrates 125 years of divine call and response at Greenville College with a collection of personal accounts. Check them out! Thu, 13 Oct 2016 11:00:00 CDT 733e9f43-7b8d-4e8d-a344-196d267400e6 Calling: Not What I Have Done Gang culture, gambling addictions, an absent mother and a series of foster homes all find a place in senior Isaiah Coleman's remembrances of childhood. In chapel, October 10, Isaiah shared with classmates how he came to listen to God and accept His calling. Tue, 11 Oct 2016 16:00:00 CDT 368f4103-35c4-4cfe-ac12-b938a9588820 Calling: Faith in He Who Has Overcome "God guided me to Greenville by a single phone call," Sydney Porter '19 shared with our college community from the speaker's platform in chapel, October 10, 2016. That phone call from Coach Brian Patton was a watershed moment for Sydney, who frames it within the context of God's call. Tue, 11 Oct 2016 15:00:00 CDT c2697c8c-9c64-42e7-ada3-1954f5d1dcdb Calling: The Incremental Call With a freshly minted master's of divinity degree in hand and a flock to shepherd, Rev. Jarrod Severing '93 shares an encouraging word about how God gradually prepared him for the eventual call to ministry. Fri, 07 Oct 2016 12:00:00 CDT f7a7c796-6035-423f-ad25-4cff7c0642ce Calling: Called to Echo Hallelujahs Karla (Kugler '86) Winslow gives an intimate poetic voice to the topic of "call" and "calling." Fri, 07 Oct 2016 10:30:00 CDT 000a7ea6-0321-4bfb-8083-ecb48ad641f3 Calling: Called to Echo Hallelujah Karla (Kugler '86) Winslow gives an intimate poetic voice to the topic of "call" and "calling." Thu, 06 Oct 2016 16:15:00 CDT 3ff7711e-0d5f-4c7f-8efd-b8e636fe7b62 Greenville College Choir to Celebrate 90th Anniversary To celebrate their 90th anniversary, the Greenville College Choir's 2016-2017 season will feature premiere performance of newly-commissioned work and a special Homecoming Reunion for alumni. Mon, 03 Oct 2016 12:45:00 CDT 02fd8c85-d091-44ae-8b47-8b18acc87d9d Calling: Inspired to Take On the Impossible It's one thing to see a picture of a starving child; it's quite another to see a starving child. So begins, the story of Eugene Dunkley's call to help street children in Malawi. Eugene is associate professor of biology. Sat, 01 Oct 2016 05:00:00 CDT 77023d52-c2e1-4847-8ed2-06bf71f0c0f1 Calling: Be My Witness Recent graduate Missy Deal '16 shared her thoughts on calling from Guyana, where she volunteered this summer. Her down-to-earth perspective flows from a conviction that God's call to "be my witnesses unto all nations" applies to all Christ-followers. Fri, 30 Sep 2016 16:45:00 CDT d3ed134c-63b8-4498-b91f-3c83829fa0b5 High Rise: Project Manager Maria Krivtstova Reflects on Her Career in Construction Moscow native Maria Krivtstova '07 reflects on the GC mentors who jump-started her career in high rise construction and renovation. Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:00:00 CDT ba4c6539-e321-4966-802b-5e6d5c919b4b Calling: Led Over Obstacles, Past Fear and Straight to the Classroom Wed, 28 Sep 2016 16:30:00 CDT 52f1bd57-6e56-4d18-8e49-deeeebf641a5 Calling: Called or Not Called, Four Steps to Solving the Puzzle Called by God or not called by God, that is the question . . . and one that sometimes troubles students considering the vocation of ministry says GC's Dean of Chapel and Director of Spiritual Formation Lori (Nielsen '83) Gaffner. Lori shares a resource that helps students understand the experience of calling. Wed, 28 Sep 2016 04:30:00 CDT 098e70e6-ccac-422c-bf71-5d2f8b5a2479 Calling: The Long Way to China Wilma Kasten graduated from Greenville College in 1947 with a clear call to serve in China; 17 years later the doors opened for her to finally go. Wilma's story is faith that God would provide details when she needed them; not before. At age 90, she tells her college family that even though following may take a winding rode, "You can rely on God!" Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:45:00 CDT 5bc61935-c499-487f-a77f-67e82093ba6f Back to School Just a Little Later in Life: Five Keys to Making 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 Calling: The Voice That Trumps Reason and Worldly Values If President Ivan Filby had relied solely on first impressions, he would have dismissed the thought of a future with GC after the first day. Here is the story of how God guided him to look beyond first impressions and worldly values. Sun, 18 Sep 2016 00:00:00 CDT 5c9bf659-54db-4744-9b60-b438c9a6590d Chicago's Lakefront and Protecting the People's Parks Skim Juanita Irizzary’s work history and words jump out to paint a vivid picture of the woman who punctuates passion and purpose with action: long term care reform, basic human needs officer, Christian Community Development, Latinos United . . . It’s no surprise that she draws inspiration from the Scripture that instructs readers to “act justly, love mercy and walk humbly with God” (Micah 6:8). Fri, 16 Sep 2016 15:00:00 CDT f910ea36-19e2-441a-a7a5-d4f96fdfb87d Daily Donuts and Rethinking Call in Uganda Do our jobs define us? Do young people in our culture feel pressed to identify a life work or vocation? These are the questions that Hannah (Groves '13) Cowman puzzled over as she observed differences between Christians in America and Christians in Uganda. Thu, 15 Sep 2016 14:30:00 CDT 4cea4085-49d0-458c-ae5a-295b7f31a31e Calling: Receiving Little Gifts "It is a gift to be close to people who are dear to the heart of God," reflects Andrew Nelson '09 of his call to participate in the L'Arche community, a place where persons with intellectual disabilities and persons without intellectual disabilities live together. We too can benefit from Andrew's insights. Thu, 15 Sep 2016 13:15:00 CDT 7425e58c-e39f-4be1-90c7-1e2bba4afb6a Calling: Humble Beginning, Grand Design Grand Valley State University serves more than 25,000 students at multiple locations including its 1300-acre campus just outside of Grand Rapids. Here is the story of the humble prayer from a college student 400 miles away that influenced the birth of GVSU. Thu, 15 Sep 2016 09:15:00 CDT 81ec8625-102f-4de3-8fcb-35535f0ca1ef Greenville College Receives Generous Funding for Studies in Christian Unity Greenville College is pleased to announce its receipt of a $1,361,750 gift to promote studies of Christian Unity. The gift comes from the Full Salvation Union. Thu, 15 Sep 2016 09:00:00 CDT a6ad166a-8faf-40d1-a5a5-6fc9cdeb278f Calling: "Come to Greenville" . . . To Where? For GC’s First Lady Kathie Filby, 2004 was a year that turned her family’s life upside down. Kathie's remembrance of the events reveals the challenge of “call” for a married couple and how a prior agreement would ease the way. Thu, 15 Sep 2016 05:00:00 CDT 1556a418-e5fc-41fe-848c-486b5c7688de Some Kids in East St. Louis . . . On occasion we are intrigued with stories that involve an audible voice that the "called" clearly hear. Kent Krober's story is one of those stories. Here's his account about his inspired career shift. Wed, 14 Sep 2016 15:00:00 CDT 3590917c-2358-4d1b-b26a-5088736828f3 Greenville Choral Union to Begin Rehearsing for 86th Anniversary Season of Community Messiah Performances The Greenville Choral Union will begin vocal rehearsals for its Eighty-sixth Anniversary Season on Tuesday, September 20 at 7:00 p.m. Singers (high school age and older) are invited to join this fine ensemble. Wed, 14 Sep 2016 14:30:00 CDT 11ff4f44-fd9d-4193-a2f8-3543f6e6b86a Calling: The Journey That Begins With Discovering God's Pleasure Sometimes we think we have the answers, only to discover that we need to rethink, regroup and try another path. Aaron Cobb brings a message of hope and encouragement with his personal tale of backing up and trying again when it comes to understanding God's call. Mon, 12 Sep 2016 20:30:00 CDT ed0c1c66-39b0-4470-ba5d-6839b88c08d6 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 Calling: The Politics of Hearing a Call When social conditioning clouds our view, discerning God's call can be tricky. Amanda DiMiele, member of GC's Class of 2012 and a recent graduate of Duke University Divinity School, shares insights that help clear the fog. Wed, 07 Sep 2016 05:30:00 CDT 08ee39d9-18d5-473a-9091-93b9994c15b9 Calling: Care for the Caregiver The care of his grandfather proved a watershed moment for Pastor Chad Abbott '00 by opening his eyes to the overlooked ministry of caregiving. This is the account of his response to God's call to care folks who feel isolated and exhausted in ministering to others. Tue, 06 Sep 2016 08:30:00 CDT 4536a127-c6d4-4418-9272-5960acba2ec6 Calling: Chicago's Lakefront and Protecting the People's Parks Chicago native Juanita Irizarry works from a deep sense of God's calling to serve her neighbor as executive director of Chicago's Friends of the Parks. Fri, 02 Sep 2016 08:30:00 CDT 564407f0-1142-4866-b3e5-fa9e6d3f380f Announcing The Bastian School of Theology, Philosophy, and Ministry 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 Calling: Thanks Mom, Gentle Conversation and Wise Counsel Mallory Sample ’07 was a high school freshman when her 38-year-old mom was diagnosed with an aggressive cancer. Just days after diagnosis, her mom underwent a double mastectomy and began chemotherapy. Thus begins Mallory’s tale about a wise but gravely ill counselor who gently guided her daughter to embrace God’s call. Fri, 26 Aug 2016 09:00:00 CDT 5c5b5b79-14b7-4552-bf52-16e738245b72 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 Calling: Ready, Aim, Miss - The Hard Parts About Call and Response “It was and still is through the wisdom and guidance of the GC faculty that I have come to better understand Jesus’ calling,” says Samantha Paulin '15. Here, she recounts what’s hard about listening and obeying. Mon, 22 Aug 2016 07:30:00 CDT 2cb6bc66-df10-4b6a-806c-637e06bff287 Calling: There for the Summer, Stayed 22 Years Not everyone is called to leadership. Tom Belser Brown '79 describes a lifetime of going for the assist. His tale begins with a one-way ticket after graduation via Amtrak to Mississippi, then one of the nation's poorest states. Fri, 19 Aug 2016 08:00:00 CDT 126dc938-f17e-410a-817d-5d56985e5964 Calling: Forever Changed by the Wesleyan Commitment to Social Justice On August 10th, 2014, I stood in Wellspring United Methodist Church in Ferguson, Missouri, during the early upheaval following the death of Michael Brown, Jr. I gathered with neighbors . . . We sang, we cried, we did what God's people do during times of mourning and upheaval. Tue, 16 Aug 2016 05:00:00 CDT 0a36161c-9f38-4523-a80a-ee9eb649d3a3 Calling: What God Did With "Too Afraid, But Willing" It's surprising where an honest confession about fears can take you. A case in point is this account from Richard Innes '64. Fri, 12 Aug 2016 14:45:00 CDT f6d182b2-3e6b-40ee-b9af-e931af4cfe86 Calling: From Financial Advisor to the Clergy, Alumnus Paul Reese Talks Transition For more than three years, Paul Reese ’08 served PNC Financial Services Group in various capacities. A dramatic change is in the works, however, the result of his response to a felt call. Fri, 12 Aug 2016 10:00:00 CDT b8bd3e7e-6ed2-4317-b206-d52a91d06f53 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 Alumnus Damon Receives Highest Honors as Hymn Writer It's hard to explain the nuts and bolts of inspiration. For Pastor Dan Damon '77, memories stirred when one of his parishioners talked "shop." Creativity followed. Mon, 08 Aug 2016 10:45:00 CDT b1acc01c-5248-4cbe-93b0-88e3b102ab5f Alumna Nicole (Tucker) Crites Named Grocery Industry's Rising Star GC alumna Nicole (Tucker '08) Crites was recently named a rising star in the grocery industry. Progressive Grocer included the financial analyst on its 2016 list of Top Women in Grocery. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 08:45:00 CDT 29a5b691-1897-4d9a-b6b4-4b7ddfd2430b 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 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 Humility 101, the "Cleansing Breath" of Walkabout 2016 Commences Tuesday, July 26, marked the start of WalkAbout 2016 for nearly 50 members of our college community. Their immersion in the wilderness experience is also an immersion in challenge. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 10:00:00 CDT 88104e4a-2265-4e18-ac11-c04190d81053 Men's and women's golf announce fall schedules The Greenville College golf programs have announced their fall schedules. The men's and women's teams will participate in a variety of events. Thu, 21 Jul 2016 10:00:00 CDT 05b88a57-975e-4f8a-a5fa-a720a79acea4 The Vista - Spring 2016 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 ENCORE-The Spotlight Shines on Factory Theatre Alumni Alumni of Factory Theatre productions at Greenville College keep busy and productive on stages from Florida to California as actors, directors, designers, educators and more. Here's a sampling of GC's influence on stage and behind the scenes. Wed, 20 Jul 2016 09:45:00 CDT e2af77b4-a54c-4022-916a-143b1a047aff 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 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 Alumna Ahern Steps Into New Role With International Business Elizabeth de la Garza Ahern ’93 recently accepted a position as director of the Peoria U.S. Export Assistance Center with the U.S. Department of Commerce. Wed, 13 Jul 2016 13:30:00 CDT 4af1b795-a273-4131-9270-bdc806a36366 Curtains Up: Act Two for Factory Theatre Lights dim on cue before a live audience on Sunday night. Upbeat music ushers in the announcer’s “retro-radio” voice. Broadcasting live from Greenville, Illinois, The Factory Theatre Hour is on the air. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 15:30:00 CDT a961f020-b43f-4776-b63b-ee33e1da230f Summer RECORD Tips Its Hat to GC Adventurers Summer invites thoughts of travel. What better time than a lazy summer afternoon to read about adventures in distant places, especially when the adventurers are folks we know? Thu, 30 Jun 2016 13:00:00 CDT ed9470d1-bd6e-4070-a25d-b8d5bc8dc105 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 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 Alum Phil Davis joining Greenville College as head men's volleyball coach The Greenville College athletic department has announced the hiring of Phil Davis as its head men’s volleyball coach. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 15:00:00 CDT 159974b7-67d8-421d-8cd0-fa2a54e2415f 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 Jes Adam Turns Passion Into Action to Keep Factory Theatre Humming Local business owner Jes Adam ’08 played a role in preserving the Factory Theatre when GC had to rethink its theater major. Wed, 15 Jun 2016 15:00:00 CDT 53ae9de7-4c0a-49e6-be0a-fb772f3afa8b Men's volleyball student-athletes attain MCVL academic all-conference honors A total of 92 student-athletes were named to the 2016 Midwest Collegiate Volleyball League (MCVL) All-Academic Team. The inaugural Greenville College men's volleyball team was recognized with seven selections. Mon, 13 Jun 2016 13:00:00 CDT ecb681e0-32a6-428d-9783-4c7f5d0b527f 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 A recap of the Greenville College 2016 Commencement. Tue, 07 Jun 2016 12:15:00 CDT 52621eb1-7030-405e-9e1b-af4f80bf277f Where the Fish Are Biting: Alumnus Finds Success in Hollywood “The Woodsman,” a feature film directed, written, scored and edited by alumnus Paul Leach, was accepted into the Buffalo International Film Festival. Wed, 01 Jun 2016 15:00:00 CDT ef07d147-8e4f-4876-91b1-d569a68a6592 Softball awards presented The softball team's successful season has been completed with the announcement of several postseason awards. The Lady Panthers completed the 2016 season with a SLIAC tournament championship and their first appearance in the NCAA national tournament. Mon, 30 May 2016 14:00:00 CDT b8eea6f6-0bad-4a34-811d-a286895aff03 Sharp takes second NCAA All-American award in 800 The men's track and field team was led by sophomore Andrew Sharp's second place finish in the 800 meter run as the team placed 34th in the NCAA national championships on Saturday. Sat, 28 May 2016 20:30:00 CDT 505169a5-f6c4-49ee-aba7-935fed17d52f Gilles achieves national runner-up finish in 400 The women's track and field team took 34th place in the NCAA national championships on Saturday as junior sprinter Chelsea Gilles finished second in the 400 meter dash in the NCAA Division III outdoor national championships. Sat, 28 May 2016 20:00:00 CDT 163e933e-1ea1-4b91-92f3-be99689a8dfa Jarrid Williams places 14th in NCAA long jump competition The men's track and field team saw Jarrid Williams participate in the long jump at the NCAA Division III national track and field championships on Thursday and finish 14th in the event. Thu, 26 May 2016 18:00:00 CDT 69739582-5735-4164-9d0b-8596eba9cac5 Lest We Forget: New Grad Jogs Memories for Buchheit Stores 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 Greenville sending three to NCAA national championships The NCAA Division III Men’s and Women’s Track and Field Committee has announced the participants in the 2016 NCAA Division III Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Championships. Greenville College will have three entries in the championships. Mon, 23 May 2016 15:00:00 CDT 4932d323-f4dc-4110-8b92-91f2c9eca426 Women's track and field participates in qualifying meets The women’s track and field team concluded their attempts for qualification in the NCAA Division III national championships in meets at North Central and Augustana. Thu, 19 May 2016 19:15:00 CDT 007f2003-b66a-4652-ae37-93af033d29a8 Men's track and field competes at North Central and Augustana The men’s track and field team sent several competitors to North Central and Augustana and saw five men finish in the top eight positions within their events. Thu, 19 May 2016 19:00:00 CDT 8248fe8a-332e-48e9-89c5-f5692ce23056 Alumnus Speaks Into National Conversation About Mental Health on Campus Greg Eells '89 calls on colleges and universities to seriously address a growing epidemic of mental distress among students. Thu, 19 May 2016 10:15:00 CDT d753f827-1218-4221-a5f9-6be47a7f3cbe 2016 Greenville College 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 Women’s soccer announces summer camp dates The Women’s Elite Soccer Camp will be held July 13-16 and provides skills training to female players ages 12-18. Mon, 16 May 2016 12:00:00 CDT 8d091a00-cb6a-4c72-92cc-b1d245e920d6 Baseball falls short in SLIAC championships The baseball team nearly completed an improbable run to a second straight SLIAC baseball tournament championship but fell short 9-5 against Westminster in a winner-take-all championship game on Saturday. Sat, 14 May 2016 19:00:00 CDT f626fb49-ab6f-47cc-ab02-62d86a0d86d4 Men's track and field places fourth in NCCAA championships The men's track and field team racked up 59 points to earn the fourth place position for the third consecutive year at the NCCAA outdoor national championships. Sat, 14 May 2016 00:00:00 CDT 0472153e-04de-41e3-8662-3d12a65beccb Women's track and field finishes in top 10 at NCCAA championships The women's track and field team took the tenth place position at the NCCAA outdoor national championships. Sat, 14 May 2016 00:00:00 CDT 09096cb8-1255-4e47-a83c-0a495ea85827 Softball drops contest to Chicago to conclude NCAA tournament run The softball team rallied late against Chicago but left the tying run on second base as the game ended to wrap up their appearance in the program's first NCAA tournament with a 7-6 loss. Fri, 13 May 2016 20:00:00 CDT 423c5a5e-e5ab-4a0d-8de7-73af1d797fc0 Baseball advances to SLIAC championship game The baseball team defeated Webster 4-3 on Friday afternoon to advance to the SLIAC championship game for the third consecutive season and eliminate the Gorloks from the SLIAC tournament for the first time in GC's history. Fri, 13 May 2016 19:00:00 CDT 5c3bf637-8641-4ebb-8ba3-023d6175e9c4 Entering the Whirlwind--Alumnus Shows How Faith Communities Can Help the Mentally Ill In a world increasingly aware of emotional disorders, Bryan Langdoc ’01 believes the church should offer a message of “radical hospitality” to sufferers. Fri, 13 May 2016 08:15:00 CDT 02aff81b-c03e-416b-a235-2c0f0f611a15 Baseball advances to day two of SLIAC tourney The baseball team split a pair of games to secure a season record better than .500 as they hosted the SLIAC tournament. They fell in the bottom of the ninth to lose 3-2 against Webster before exploding for a 15-5 win against division rival MacMurray. Fri, 13 May 2016 00:15:00 CDT 9853ff06-1732-4132-8db0-7cda924ae18e Softball falls in NCAA opening round The softball team stayed in the game against Trine on Thursday but came up on the short end of a 5-3 final score. Thu, 12 May 2016 16:00:00 CDT 0f9f1d34-94ba-4567-935b-1e47f527c63a Greenville College Athletic Department announces administrative transitions The Greenville College Athletic department has announced a series of transitions that will take place on July 1 as a part of a restructuring of the athletic department staff. Wed, 11 May 2016 15:30:00 CDT ce8d55dd-9e5b-497a-bc70-736599bcafc0 Tom Ackerman transitions to Associate Athletic Director and Head Women's Volleyball Coach As a part of a series of transitions occurring this summer, Greenville College’s head men’s and women’s volleyball coach Tom Ackerman will begin a new role as associate athletic director in the coming months. Wed, 11 May 2016 15:15:00 CDT 742627e0-ff4c-497e-a924-b4e1116cfad2 Softball assigned to Trine NCAA regional The Greenville softball team has been placed in the NCAA regional hosted by Trine. The Lady Panthers qualified for their first NCAA national tournament by winning the championship of the SLIAC tournament. Mon, 09 May 2016 12:15:00 CDT cb6d64f7-140f-4e08-aa42-e76cc372f79e GC Jazz Band Concert 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 NCAA Bound! Softball sweeps Westminster in SLIAC finals It took over nine hours to come to fruition but Greenville College eventually outlasted Westminster College in a rain and lightning delayed day and night to win the 2016 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Softball Tournament and make the NCAA Division III national tournament for the first time in program history. Sun, 08 May 2016 02:00:00 CDT e8843b9e-d236-4b76-81a7-e2824000eff6 Men's track and field dominates SLIAC Invitational The men's track and field team gained 13 championships as they captured the SLIAC invitational championship on Saturday. Sat, 07 May 2016 18:00:00 CDT 61f06aad-ab12-459c-a871-503ecda48dba Women's track and field cruises to SLIAC Invitational title The women's track and field team made the SLIAC invitional a runaway contest as they took first place for the second straight meet with 13 event titles. Sat, 07 May 2016 18:00:00 CDT 2440572d-261c-448b-b968-adcbf9428394 Baseball ends regular season with victory The baseball team lifted their record to a season-high two games over .500 with a Friday night 5-4 win over Benedictine. The top of the order was on base frequently for Greenville. Mike Hardin, Nate Miller, and Trevor Montgomery recorded two hits, and Travis Ralls racked up three hits. Fri, 06 May 2016 23:45:00 CDT 5a76e85f-d76b-47c0-9d34-e6abd120af20 Softball earns berth in SLIAC championship game The softball team eliminated No. 1 seed and SLIAC regular season champion Fontbonne with a 6-3 victory on Friday night to advance to the SLIAC championship game for the third straight season. Fri, 06 May 2016 23:30:00 CDT 5ab95ce1-384f-4561-afa3-79cdc7729dee 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 Music Business Major Prepares Students for Life After College As music and music consumption are becoming increasingly digitized, methods for finding, producing and marketing are changing. Greenville College Music Business Professor, Danara Moore observes, “It’s very important in this business to be ready for anything, which is why we focus so much on experience and entrepreneurship." Fri, 06 May 2016 08:00:00 CDT 645aaacd-137d-4ff0-b51e-ea8bb2ac5368 Softball advances to winner's bracket with win over Fontbonne The softball team defeated Fontbonne 8-3 in the their opening game of the SLIAC tournament. Cayla Speaks had three RBI as she homered in the seventh inning. Thu, 05 May 2016 23:00:00 CDT d9238882-4a1f-4461-b1a3-55c4b93a1a2f Baseball secures SLIAC tournament bid with doubleheader sweep of Eureka The baseball team defeated Eureka in both ends of a doubleheader to clinch no worse than a tie for its second straight SLIAC East Division championship. Greenville won 9-3 in game one before shutting out Eureka 8-0 in a two-hitter. Tue, 03 May 2016 23:00:00 CDT e65ac424-2964-403d-b922-fad0e5cdd03c Softball splits against Spalding to finish fourth in SLIAC The softball team clinched a SLIAC tournament position with a split of two games at Spalding. The Lady Panthers won 5-3 in game one and then gave up a seventh inning lead in a 4-3 game two loss. Mon, 02 May 2016 19:00:00 CDT 212a9af9-5853-4cc0-b1d4-aa0267816be3 Women's tennis takes fourth at SLIAC championships The women's tennis season concluded with a fourth place finish at the SLIAC tournament. The Lady Panthers fell to Westminster 5-1 in their final match. Sat, 30 Apr 2016 16:00:00 CDT 06a74e12-8e40-4def-ad71-7b76db8ce916 Men's track and field ranks second at Illinois College The men's track and field team was second at the Illinois College True Blue Twilight on Friday night. Jarrid Williams was a double winner as he took the top spot in both the long jump and triple jump. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:00:00 CDT 6a596927-2b1e-4640-8fe2-fc32bc6dec7c 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 Women's track and field wins Illinois College True Blue Twilight The women's track and field team competed strongly at the Illinois College True Blue Twilight as they were first place among 16 teams at the event. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 10:00:00 CDT 86badd3f-c9d5-4d41-9a55-c863c13b6742